Entrepreneur’s Exchange – Negotiations & Networking

may, 2020

07may10:00 am11:00 amEntrepreneur's Exchange - Negotiations & Networking

Event Details

Entrepreneur’s Exchange – Negotiations & Networking

The Entrepreneur’s Exchange is a discussion about the issues facing entrepreneur’s.

Combine the need for sound negotiation skills with the art of building alliances and strong long-term networks.

Open to IC Members, USC Researchers, Staff and Students

Simply walk in 10am in the Boardroom – complimentary coffee & danishes. 1st Thursday of every month.

Our Facilitator

Claire Smith  |    Expert in Residence, Innovation Centre

My aim is to help Australian innovation companies create cash flow, and successfully reach their goals through my company’s work with the Startup community.

Claire Smith has been building businesses in Australia and the UK for the last 30 years. She is currently the Managing Director of Forbes Meisner Pty Ltd. Her specialist areas are R&D administration & project planning, troubleshooting, business development & communication.In her spare time, she writes and produces film and TV scripts and chairs a local voluntary organisation. She is a board member of the Animal Ethics Committee at USC and she resides in Nambour. Claire is passionate about innovation and assisting individuals and companies to realise their goals.


Event Partners

This project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science through Incubator Support initiative funding as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.




Frequently Asked Question

Who can attend?

This event is for Innovation Centre Members, USC Researchers, Staff and USC Students.


Where shall I park?

USC Sunshine Coast is a regulated parking area Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year (excluding public holidays). Visitors can pay for casual parking via one of the Ticketless Parking Meters located around campus.

  • Enter your vehicle’s registration number and select car OR motorcycle.
  •  Choose from two options: 4 hours or less (A$3 car; A$2 motorcycle) OR more than 4 hours (A$5 car; A$3 motorcycle)
  •  Pay with coins, Mastercard or Visa. No notes accepted. No change given.
  •  Note your receipt code.


What are the public transport options?

Sunbus runs regular bus services between various Sunshine Coast locations and the University’s campus at Sippy Downs. Information on Sunbus routes and timetables can be found on the TransLink Journey Planner website. Use the journey planner to find times and services that suit you.



(Thursday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (GMT+10)


The Innovation Centre Boardroom

90 Sippy Downs Drive


The Innovation Centre[email protected]