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6 Exciting Business Events for Sydney's Entrepreneurs in 2018

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Published June 26th 2018
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Sydney's entrepreneurs enjoy numerous opportunities to learn about up-and-coming technologies, money making ideas and current business trends. If you're a businessperson who is seeking new networking or educational opportunities, you'll want to participate in any, or perhaps all, of these 6 business events for Sydney's entrepreneurs in 2018:

1. Sydney's 2018 Future of Leadership Conference
Date: 7 August 2018
Location: The International Convention Centre in Sydney

The 2,000 attendees at this annual event typically include leaders and aspiring leaders from small businesses, large corporations, academic institutions, nonprofits and governments.

2. B2B Rocks Conference for SAAS and Other B2B Leaders
Date: 9 August 2018
Location: Sydney

This event features talks and informational sessions on a variety of topics that would be of interest to software as a service (SAAS) providers and other entrepreneurs whose businesses cater to other businesses. Featured topics on the agenda include blockchain technology, B2B sales and marketing, 2018 technology trends, pricing strategies for B2B startups and others.

3. Innov8rs Sydney 2018
Dates: 25 - 27 September 2018
Location: Sydney

Innov8rs is a global franchise offering events that take place in numerous cities around the world including Sydney, London, Paris and numerous others. The content of each event is targeted at entrepreneurs from large companies and individuals who aspire to achieve corporate success. The focus of this year's Sydney gathering is cultivating a culture of innovation. The three-day event includes trending topic talks, case studies, workshops, whiteboard studies, field trips and some breaks for drinks and networking.

4. Xero Courses
Dates: Ongoing; you can enrol at any time.
Location: Online; study any place where an internet connection is available

Xero is Australia's most popular cloud-hosted accounting software for small businesses. If you'd like to handle your small business's accounting or payroll using Xero, you'll benefit from taking online Xero courses. In addition to learning how to use the software, you'll also learn about payroll legislation that can affect your business. This is essential information for small business owners who want to have greater control in managing their own accounting and finances.

5. The Spark Festival 2018
Dates: October 19 - November 2, 2018
Location: Various locations throughout Sydney and New South Wales

The Spark Festival offers attendees a smorgasbord of interesting sessions and activities featuring information about a broad variety of business and tech topics. Past speakers have shared information about subjects such as cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, startup funding and the internet of things.

6. Startcon Conference
Dates: November 30 - December 1, 2018
Location: Sydney

This conference offers participants the opportunity to network with more than 3,500 other entrepreneurs while taking part in numerous activities and informational sessions. One of the highlights of this convention is a startup pitch competition sponsored by Right Click Capital where participants will compete against each other for a prize of $1 million in funding for their businesses. There's also a hackathon.

Past events have included noteworthy speakers including Marcus Segal, an investor at Google Launch Pad Accelerator; Fred Schebasta, co-founder of Finder; Alistair Venn, Managing Director of Menulog; Sarah Bird, the CEO of Moz; Jager McConnell, the CEO of Crunchbase; and John Egan, the Growth Engineering Manager at Pinterest.

These stimulating conferences, classes and events are sure to inspire new ideas and provide helpful information for Sydney's business innovators. If there's any aspect of your business that could benefit from fresh new insights, you'll no doubt find these events inspiring and motivating.
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