Innovation Tour of Brisbane 2019

11:00am Monday, 16 September 2019
1:30pm Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Small Group
TSBE Office
6 Ann Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

Join us for an Innovation tour on Monday, September 16.


Monday 16th September




Meet at TSBE office, Ann Street Toowoomba

Bags on bus and introductions

11.30am – 2.00pm

Making connections in Toowoomba:

·         Toowoomba Surat Basin Enterprise & Food Leaders Australia

·         Quick takeaway lunch from Milk & Honey Cafe

·         Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce

·         Pulse Data Centre


Travel on bus from Toowoomba to Brisbane


Fire Station 101 – Ipswich Innovation Hub


Arrive and check-in at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel

5:45 – 9pm

Drinks, networking & dinner with invited guests at Chu the Phat, South Bank


Tuesday 17th September




Breakfast is provided by the hotel, please eat & be downstairs by 7:30am

8.00 –10.00am

 Business Depot Workshop

This mini-workshop will focus on the value of change & innovation in business.

Held at The Precinct, Fortitude Valley

10:30 – 11:30am


11:45 – 1pm 

 Morning tea then Presentations from:

The Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur & Advance Queensland

Followed by a panel discussion around Circular Economies -

Opportunities for the Darling Downs Maranoa Region with Meriel Chamberlin of Full Circle Fibres & Yasmin Grigaliunas, CEO & Co-Founder of World’s Biggest Garage Sale.

1 – 1:45pm

 Explore all the Valley has to offer, have lunch & be back to board the bus at 1:45pm

2:30 – 4pm

(1 William Street)

Meet with Queensland Small Business Champion and members of the Office of Small Business around programs and grants that are available & to better understand the advocacy work that is happening on state and federal levels.

4:30 - 6pm

Visit QUT for a tour & showcase of Agtech and innovation


Back at hotel – meet back downstairs ready for dinner at 7pm

7 - 9pm

Dinner at Felon’s Brewing Company


Wednesday 18th September





 Breakfast is provided by the hotel, please eat & be downstairs to check out at 8am sharp.

8.30 – 9:30am

ARC Hardware Incubator – tour with Victor Vicario

10:30 – 12pm

Stop in and visit the Schenk Lab & Algae Farm in Pinjarra Hills on the way home


Arrive in Toowoomba – tour complete.


Your investment

 The cost for this trip has been heavily subsidised by the Toowoomba Surat Basin Enterprise under the Advancing Regional Innovation Program.

Your ticket price includes the following:

- All bus travel from Toowoomba to Brisbane & back (you must get yourself to Toowoomba)
- 2 x nights accommodation
- 2 x breakfasts
- 1 x morning tea
- 2 x dinners
- All activities, tours & workshops

Total:    $430.00

You will need to bring cash for the following:

- Any alcoholic drinks
- 2 x lunches
- Any additional snacks, drinks etc.

If there are any specific questions you would like our Circular Economy experts to answer, please email [email protected] with them and we will pass them along. There will also be time on the day for Q&A’s.  


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