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Defying the Odds: Women in Business

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Join us for an empowering evening at Miami Marketta as we delve into the stories of remarkable women who've beaten the odds. In a world where the deck often seems stacked against us, these trailblazers have navigated their biggest hurdles and emerged stronger than ever.

📅 Date: Wednesday, 11th October 

📍 Location: Miami Marketta, 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami QLD 4220 

Time: 5:30pm - 8pm

Ticket Pricing:

  • $39 for One Roof members
  • $59 for non-members

Our guest speakers will share their personal journeys, the challenges they've faced, how they managed through their biggest business failures and their top tips for building a thriving business that defies the odds. This is more than just an event; it's a movement. Together, we're changing the narrative and breaking barriers.

Come, be inspired, and learn how you too can defy the odds in your business journey.

Your ticket price includes a gin cocktail on arrival and a grazing table. Additional drinks can be purchased at the bar. 

Spaces are limited. Secure your spot today!

About the speakers

Laura Campbell

Laura is a mum of two kids under 4 living on the Gold Coast and she's the Founder of parenting brand Hackerlily. Hackerlily launched in February this year with a load of media attention and coverage including 7News, 9News, ABC Radio, Kidspot, 9Honey, WinNews, Bounty Parents and more. The HipSurfer is Hackerlily's award winning, doctor approved and flagship product - it's the only Australian-owned and designed strap-free hipseat carrier, created with the Aussie active lifestyle and climate in mind.

Tyla Hodgson

Tyla is a professional buzz-maker and stigma-breaker. She is the proud Founder of the badass, Melbourne-born vibrator company, Oh My Vibes, that is empowering women to enjoy, explore, and celebrate themselves, stigma-free, one pleasure-filled moment at a time. When she's not bringing good vibes to the world (quite literally), she is running a digital growth consultancy, Formulaik who specialise in developing the marketing and branding foundations for tech & startups. This year, she launched a small side project called Tyrannosaurus where she works one-on-one with founders to develop their branding. With a heart for values-driven teams and brands, she found her sweet spot at the crossroads of storytelling, ideation, and connection.

Rebecca Dredge

Bec is a mother of two and CEO & Founder of Kiddo, an app that connects parents to local verified babysitters, nannies and NDIS carers for
children. More recently they have expanded their services to also include Kiddo for Childcare, an exciting new recruitment service for the Early Education and Childcare sector. Kiddo is passionate about improving the lives of children, parents and communities. They are a multi award winning service, winning the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Micro business of the year. With over 38,000 users, Kiddo continues to provide a much needed service to parents throughout Australia.

Dr Padma Gadiyar

Padma is an experienced clinician, entrepreneur, and advocate for leveraging technology in dentistry to enhance patient care and practice efficiency. She is the Founder and CEO of Smilo, an innovative AI-powered app and web-based virtual care platform connecting patients and dental practitioners anytime, anywhere. She has been recognised as Queensland's 40 under 40. 

Moderated by Emma Lovell

Emma Lovell is on a mission to live a life she loves and to support others to do the same. As a coach, speaker and writer, Emma inspires her clients and audiences to focus on what they truly want and go after it wholeheartedly. As entrepreneurs, we don't start businesses to just give ourselves a job - we are here to create a life! Emma shares how she has run a business for 14 years while travelling the world, having a family and making time for herself. She believes you can combine business, travel and self care to live a life you love ... NOW!

Big thanks to our sponsors

Pivot Freight Solutions 

They know running a business is tricky enough without the stress of figuring out international shipping challenges too. That’s why they are here to turn things around for you. No matter what age or stage your business is at, you can count on them to simplify the cargo process, offer personalised solutions tailored to your unique needs, and be the reliable partner you need to navigate the logistics landscape with confidence (even when the, err, *ship* hits the fan). Whether it’s shipping by sea, land, or air, they'll get your goods there. 

Propeller Advisory 

Propeller Advisory is a trailblazing force in the realm of Accounting and Business Advisory, meticulously sculpting success stories for a new generation of entrepreneurs. With an unwavering commitment to innovation, our multidisciplinary team is driven by a fervent desire to empower visionary minds on their journey towards growth and freedom. We don't just crunch numbers; we engineer pathways to prosperity, crafting financial solutions that propel businesses beyond conventional limits.

Scrunch and Spark 

Scrunch is a global membership platform for Marketers, Agencies, Creators & provides the tools to power the Creator Economy. Scrunch is your outsourced Chief-Creator-Officer and was founded by Serial entrepreneur Danielle Lewis who is also the founder of Spark, sales courses, memberships and coaching for founders who want to shortcut their business success. 

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