6 October 2022

Geelong Regional Showcase

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Start Date: 6 October 2022

End Date: 6 October 2022

Start Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Geelong Events Centre, Rydges Geelong, Cnr Gheringhap and Little Myers St, Geelong



All Small and Medium Businesses are invited to join us and our Geelong connections as we help you access local work in our

Geelong Regional Showcase
Thursday 6 October | 4 pm – 6 pm
Geelong Events Centre


Topics include:

  • Hear from local major projects
  • Learn how to connect to and win work
  • The future of work in the Geelong Region
  • Networking opportunities
  • Understanding the value of Social Procurement
  • Gaining support from local Industry


  • Welcome address – the role and commitment of ICN Vic in Geelong Dianne Smith – CEO, ICN Victoria
  • Geelong regional update: Future Projects and Work Projections, Gateway, Values of Social Procurement Peter McCracken – Industry Adviser Geelong, ICN Victoria
  • Guest Speaker – Future Trends for the City of Geelong Nat Anson – Director Urbis Geelong
  • Geelong Projects – updates on new and ongoing projects Rob Mackie – Gas Terminal Project Manager, Viva Energy
  • Geelong Project – South Geelong to Waurn Ponds Duplication Ben Barbour – Project Director, Regional Rail Victoria
  • ICN Gateway Page description Andrew Bradley – Senior Industry Advisor, ICN Victoria
  • Social Procurement Framework inc BEP updates Rebecca Lee – Principal Social Procurement Adviser, ICN Victoria
  • Geelong Projects – Geelong Exhibition and Convention Centre Geoff Daley – PPP Project Director, Development Victoria
  • Inclusive Employment and the Social Spend Meg Price – SENVIC Barwon SouthWest Local Lead, GROW21
  • Connecting with ManuFutures Ross Mahon – Executive Director, Deakin Research Innovations

This is a FREE event
Refreshments provided
Please register for catering purposes and event updates





3.30pm – 4.00 pm – Arrive for networking and light refreshments
4.00 pm – 4.45 pm – Hear from our invited speakers on work projects of local interest
4.45 pm – 5.00 pm – ICN Victoria explains Gateway, submitting EOIs and the Social Procurement framework – plus Q&A with all speakers
5.00pm – 6.00 pm – Enjoy networking and nibbles with Thought Leaders, Project Leaders and like-minded business owners

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Date      Thursday 6 October 2022
Time     4pm – 6pm – includes networking session
Place     Geelong Events Centre, Rydges Geelong, Cnr Gheringhap and Little Myers St, Geelong
Price      FREE – Light refreshments provided, please register for catering purposes


Please email the ICN Victoria Events Team with any enquiries – events@icnvic.org.au



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