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2020 City Leaders Forum

Fri, Nov. 13, 2020 12:00pm — 4:00pm

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YP Gold Coast invites you to the sixth annual City Leaders Forum presented by YP Gold Coast and Griffith University on Friday 13 November.

The City Leaders Forum was created by YP Gold Coast to showcase the people in our city who are driving innovation within the business community. This year, we are holding an exclusive event at the Glasshouse at the Island, Surfers Paradise, with the theme ‘Learning to unlearn – a post-COVID-19 Gold Coast that’s better than before’.

A stellar lineup of panellists from a range of key industries will reimagine our economic future, putting their ideas forward to propel the city beyond 2020. Discussion will focus on the following themes:

- How will business and industry change for the better?
- How can we adapt to drive the economic recovery of the Gold Coast?
- What strengths can we play to, to ensure we continue to grow?

2020 speaking panel:

  • Thea Jeanes-Cochrane – Co-Founder and Director of Cochrane Entertainment
  • Angie Bell MP – Federal Member for Moncrieff
  • Dr Sarah Gardiner – Griffith University
  • Criena Gehrke – Chief Executive Officer of HOTA

Discussion will be moderated by 102.9 Hot Tomato journalist and presenter, and YP Gold Coast committee member, Carla Tooma.

Join us for an inspiring afternoon of lively discussion, valuable networking and exceptional hospitality.

Guests will enjoy a two-course lunch and beverage package, as well as live entertainment and networking with fellow forward-thinking professionals.

Previous City Leaders Forum panellists include Sunland Chairman Soheil Abedian, entertainment entrepreneurs Billy and Jackie Cross, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, Mantra Group CEO Bob East, Gold Coast Airport COO Marion Charlton, Urban Futurist and Former Lord Mayor, Stephen Yarwood, Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University Professor Carolyn Evans and Chief Operating Officer at Star Gold Coast, Jessica Mellor.

Event details:

Date: Friday, November 13
Time: 12pm for 12:30pm start
Location: The Glasshouse at The Island Gold Coast
Cost: Tickets are $142.50 (plus booking fee) or $1,425 for a table of 10 (plus booking fee)

When purchasing tickets, please be patient and avoid clicking the purchase button more than once. Ticket sales close Monday, November 9 unless sold out prior.