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Creating New Business Realities: Generative AI's New Frontier for SMBs

October 19, 2023 | Thursday | 12:00 PM – 2:30 AEDT


SMB leaders in Melbourne are invited to join this roundtable luncheon on ‘Creating New Business Realities: Generative AI’s New Frontier for SMBs’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.


Creating New Business Realities: Generative AI’s New Frontier for SMBs

Generative AI isn’t just a technological advancement; it’s an urgent business mandate that holds unparalleled significance for SMBs. This groundbreaking technology goes beyond mere automation, acting as a catalyst for transformative innovation and value creation. It has the unique ability to ‘create,’ opening new frontiers in problem-solving and business strategy. 

For SMBs, adopting generative AI isn’t merely a step to keep pace with the digital world—it’s a bold leap toward becoming industry leaders. The discussion around this technology is more than timely; it’s essential. By embracing generative AI, businesses have the opportunity to redefine their operational capabilities, seize new market opportunities, and set new benchmarks for what’s possible in an increasingly complex and digital marketplace.

  • How is Generative AI reshaping the competitive landscape for small and medium-sized businesses? 
  • What barriers to adoption exist for Generative AI in the SMB sector? 
  • How can Generative AI drive innovation in product development and customer experience for SMBs?

Attended by:

CEO at Melbourne Chamber of Commerce (Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
COO and CFO at Bondi Sands
CFO at Bertocchi Smallgoods
CFO at Scania Australia and Scania New Zealand
COO at Richmond Wheel and Castor Co
CFO and General Manager for Corporate Services at State Trustees
Global ICT Manager at Bondi Sands
Head of IT Infrastructure at Arts Centre Melbourne (Victorian Arts Centre Trust)
Managing Director at FTI Consulting Australia
Senior Director, Economic and Finance at FTI Consulting Australia

For insight on this event, photos and guest interactions, see our post on LinkedIn.


12:00 PM
Arrival of guests and reception


12:30 PM
Welcome by The Ortus Club


12:35 PM
Short address by Amazon Web Services


12:45 PM
Discussion initiated by the moderator and continued by the group over lunch


1:45 PM
Discussion brought to a close


2:00 PM
Coffee, tea, networking

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