BizSpark EXPRESSWAY Network Forum

 28 August 2013


Manage the Money

Increasing Profit, Value and Growth 

BizSpark EXPRESSWAY Network forums are held for the board and senior management of innovative, high growth SMEs to share ideas, explore opportunities and learn from industry experts about disciplines essential to commercial success. 

Key note address: John Swete Kelly, Business Advisory Principal, Crowe Horwath 

John is a Business Advisory Principal with Crowe Horwath, part of the WHK Group,Australia's largest provider of accounting and financial advisory services to small and medium business.  John has extensive experience in developing and delivering customised training programs for leadership teams in understanding the financial implications of their business decisions. John has been appointed as chairman or member of various Business Advisory Boards including Queensland Manufacturing Institute, Construction Industry Skills Centre and TAFE Queensland.


EXPRESSWAY Network member’s business case: Digital Atmosphere – presented by Adrian Colquhoun, Ivan Brebner and William Audrey. 

Q&A session will address:


  • Aligning business strategy and financial outcomes
  • Managing the drivers of wealth creation and using the magic four ratios
  • Monitoring and understanding the lead and lag relationship of success
  • Interpreting trends for the productivity and profitability drivers
  • Comparing and benchmarking business performance
  • Planning liquidity 

Q&A panel members will include: 

  • Emily Easterby        Program Manager, Microsoft Innovation Centre
  • John Swete Kelly     Business Advisory Principal, Crowe Horwath        Manage the Money
  • Steve Hogan            Director, Annecy Advisory                                  Control the Cashflow
  • Steve Copplin          Managing Director, CFO Centre                           Getting Expert Help
  • Adrian Colquhoun     Managing Director, Digital Atmosphere                Business Case


Date:                      Wednesday 28 August, 2013 

Times:                    11:15 am registration for 11:30 am start – 1:30 pm close 

Venue:                   Microsoft Innovation Centre, Level 28,400 George Street,BRISBANE 

                              (A short walk from Roma Street Station - Map

Lunch:                   Light lunch provided 

Cost:                      No cost 

RSVP:                    Monday 26 August, 2013 (Places are limited so please register early) 

Registration:          Click this link to RSVP REGISTRATION