Local Buying Program Info Session & Business Engagement Event

Local Buying Program Info Session & Business Engagement Event

Business and industry are invited to attend one or both of the following events on Thursday 8 September, 2016.

LBP Information Session

Local businesses will hear an update on the Local Buying Program including:

  • Maximising your program registration
  • Current BMA & BMC procurement trends
  • Quoting effectively online
  • Supplier feedback forum for continuous improvement

When: 4.30pm – 5.15pm
Registration: 4.15pm


LBF Business Engagement Event

Presentations will include:

“Partnership opportunities and sharing innovative ideas across BHP Billiton”
James Palmer, Asset President, BMC & NSW Energy Coal

“Mackay Industry – Leading The Innovation Challenge”
Tony Caruso, Chair, Resource Industry Network

“#buymackay – Making a Difference”
Kylie Porter, President, Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce

“RUOK?- Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace”
Scott Kennedy, From the Inside Performance Coaching

When: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Registration: 5.15pm


Where: Souths Leagues Club, 181 Milton St, South Mackay


RSVP:  register to attend or email [email protected]
(guests are welcome to attend one or both sessions and light refreshments will be served at both sessions)


There is no cost to attend either event
however a gold coin donation to the RUOK campaign is appreciated

Numbers for both events are limited so please register to attend by Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Dennis is an Electrical and Control Systems Engineer and was appointed President of Startup Mackay Inc. in June 2016. He is a member of Engineers Australia, AISA, MITN, DMLA within the Education, Training, Research and Innovation Pillar, and the Reference Group for the Digital Economy Strategy. He has also been inducted into the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion program where he aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age. You can follow Dennis on Twitter @DenMurphy or connect with him on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/dennismurphy).


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