Business Leaders Luncheon


A feature event of SMALLBIZ Week Business Leaders Luncheon provides a unique insight into the Small Business sector at a critical time post covid.

SmallBiz-Week’s feature event and a unique opportunity to develop your small-to-medium business strategy with expertise presented by Australia’s leading industry voices. Join Australia’s business leaders for a once in a year corporate function. Receive invaluable guidance from industry experts and government representatives how to position your small business for 2022 and network with prominent business leaders from Australia’s most influential companies. 

A once in a year networking opportunity.
Why attend?

Keynote Briefing: SME Outlook

Topic: Business industry outlook and trends for 2022

Michael Vacy-Lyle, Group Executive, Business Banking, Commonwealth Bank Australia

With an established banking career spanning across Australia, South Africa and England, Michael Vacy-Lyle brings unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the state of small business finance and banking. In 2022, SME owners report securing capital and accessing funding being their top priority for the year.

Hear directly from Mike regarding where small business is heading; focusing on key industry trends, stats and outlook. Learn what to expect in 2022 and how to future proof your business and create resilience in an uncertain business landscape.

Bruce Billson the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO)

Bruce Billson will provide a briefing and a perspective and insight from his key role and interaction from government, industry associations and small business owners.

Bruce’s political career spans 30 years. In his role as Cabinet Minister for Small Business, he was instrumental in the passing of complex legislation to establish ASBFEO

Business Leaders Panel Discussion

Clare Morgan
Executive General Manager
Small Business Banking
Commonwealth Bank Australia

Alexi Boyd

Sunny Bhatia 
Director, 5G Edge and Innovation

Lynda McAlary-Smith
Victorian Small Business Commission

Vivienne Ryan
Co-Founder – Gravia Media
Host ABF Vision TV

Delegate Tickets
Leaders Lunch

Delegate registration for this exclusive event includes:


Medallion Club
Level 2 (enter Gate 9) 
Marvel Stadium
740 Bourke Street

Docklands, Melbourne

Please be advised all attendees 
must show proof of
vaccination on 
at the stadium.


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