Bond Business Leaders Forum - The Hon. Peter Beattie AC presents 'Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Help shape the Games'

The Bond Business School is pleased to present the next Bond Business Leaders Forum featuring special guest speaker, The Honourable Peter Beattie AC, Chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC).

'Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – Help shape the Games'

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be held from 4 – 15 April 2018 with representation from 70 nations and territories including 6,600 athletes and officials, 3,000 media and a broadcast audience of 1.5 billion. To ensure success, the Games will require 15,000 volunteers and 1.5 million spectators to fill the stadiums over the 11 days. GC2018 offers a unique opportunity for local business and community to be involved in the largest international sporting event held in Australia this decade.

The Honourable Peter Beattie AC is the Chairman of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), responsible for delivering the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular ever held on the Gold Coast.

In less than 15 months, Mr Beattie and the GOLDOC team will unveil South East Queensland to a global television audience of more than one billion people.

The Games will provide more than $200 million in new sporting and community infrastructure in the region, inject an estimated $2 billion into the Queensland economy and provide up to 30,000 full-time equivalent jobs.

Mr Beattie is a former Queensland Premier and Trade Commissioner to North and South America and has represented the Australian Government as Biotech Advocate at the International Bio conferences in Boston and Chicago in 2012 and 2013.

Today he has roles as a Director of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, Ambassador for Life Sciences Queensland, joint adjunct professor at the University of Queensland’s Australia Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Institute for Molecular Bioscience, and a national media commentator.


Tuesday, 7 March, 2017

11.45am   Registration
12.00pm   Forum commences with lunch
2.30pm     Event concludes

Bond University, Princeton Room,
Level 3, University Centre (Building 6)
(Free parking is available in PG3 (see campus map here)

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