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Craig Rispin Keynote Speaker

Craig Rispin is a Business Futurist and Innovation Expert. His expertise is in emerging business, people and technology trends – and how companies can profit from them.

An award-winning keynote speaker and CEO mentor, Craig shows his clients how to Know First, Be First and Profit First.

Craig Rispin
Craig has more than 20 years' experience working where the future has been created – with some of the most innovative companies in the world in the IT, consumer electronics, internet and broadcasting industries.

Breakout Session Part 1

Agritourism developmentPresentation from two councils part of the NSW Small Business Commission's pilot.
Assisting business innovation & economic developmentEconomic development: Lessons from Parramatta and Aboriginal procurement
Creative sectors in economic recoveryCreating Thriving Communities workshop.

Breakout Session Part 2

Capitalising on your Visitor Information CentreHosted by LG members of the VIC Industry Advisory Group
Rebooting events rightHow councils can assist in rebooting events in your community
Western Sydney International Airport and AerotropolisEnabling the opportunities and tackling the challenges.

Our Venue: Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges 

Sails Port Macquarie is a stunning 4.5-star waterfront hotel in Port Macquarie, which emerged from an extensive refurbishment in 2018 to reveal 92 stunning guest rooms and suites.