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Sustainability in Action - Business Best Practice

Free sustainability event for Gold Coast businesses - Monday 9 October, HOTA

 18 September 2023

Enhance your bottom line while saving the planet

RDA Gold Coast is proud to be a partner for Sustainability in Action - Business Best Practice, a key event for Gold Coast Business Week at HOTA on Monday 9 October.

Hear from inspirational industry leaders and experts on adopting sustainability best practices, right here on the Gold Coast. Speakers include: 

  • Multi-award-winning environmental consultant Larissa Rose, Director and Founder of GG Enviro
  • Three prominent Gold Coast companies who will share their stories of sustainability in action

There'll also be exhibits from government agencies with grants, programs and support for your sustainability journey - look out for RDA Gold Coast's stand for our Sustainable Gold Coast project.

What type of businesses will benefit?

This event will benefit Gold Coast SMEs wishing to capitalise on the future economy through sustainable practices. It will especially be of interest to:

  • manufacturing and advanced manufacturing
  • new industries including green hydrogen, batteries, resource recovery / circular economy, critical minerals, renewable energy manufacturing and bio economy
  • Biomedical, space, aerospace, defence, beef processing, marine and METS

About the keynote speaker

Larissa Rose is a locally and nationally highly recognised environmental consultant who has contributed at a United Nations level. Her leadership in sustainability, environmental management and climate change has seen her advancing policy for the use of renewable fuels in Queensland, while enabling projects opportunities to decarbonise the transport sector. Larissa is a Board Director of the World Bioenergy Association, she sits on the Gold Coast City Heart Taskforce under the portfolio Sustainability and Environment, is an Adjunct Lecturer at Bond University, and Director of GG Enviro, her environmental consultancy company for 13 years on the Gold Coast.

Larissa was also a recent guest on RDA Gold Coast's podcast, Gold Coast Insider, You can catch up with the episide here.

Event Program

Venue: HOTA, Lakeside Room, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

8:30am - 9:00am: Registration

9:00am - 11.30am: Event commencement and duration

11.30am - 12.30pm: Networking, visit trade tables and light lunch

Event Partners

This is a multi-agency collaboration with the following event partners:

  • The Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (DSDILGP), SEQ South Regional Office
  • Regional Development Australia (RDA) Gold Coast
  • City of Gold Coast
  • Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRDMW), Gold Coast Manufacturing Hub
  • Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training (DYJESBT)
  • AusIndustry
  • Business Chamber Queensland, EcoBiz
Conditions of event entry

The Queensland Government, represented by the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, is the event organiser.

  1. The event organiser reserves the right to cancel ticket orders.
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