Grow Global

Expand your knowledge of entering the US market.

The Innovation Centre, Sippy Downs

  • Monday 3rd Sept (10:30 – 12:30)
  • Tuesday 11th Sept (TBA)

Fine-tune your pitch and gain ideas and connections from Heather MacKenzie, an experienced entrepreneur based in Colorado.

Ten local businesses will have the opportunity to participate in a two-hour workshop on the adoption of contemporary storytelling approaches in securing a big client and/or your ideal investor targeting the US market. The aim is to drive greater connectivity between the Sunshine Coast economy and global markets.

Who should apply?

Any Sunshine Coast businesses with an interest in scaling and exporting to the United States in the next 12-18 months.

How and how much?

Participation is FREE and fully funded by the Council, aligning to it’s Regional Economic Development Strategy (2013-2033) and vision to drive greater connectivity between the Sunshine Coast economy and business community with national and global markets To apply please email your interest to with a quick note to us about your business. Keep your email simple. We don’t want to over-complicate the process.

Heather Mackenzie, a Denver based consultant with 25+ years of experience helps impact-driven organizations, startups and entrepreneurs develop growth strategies, find their true purpose, increase market presence and build key partnerships. With leadership experience in strategy, sales, relationship development, management and marketing at companies ranging from pre-revenue startups to industry giants such as General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Heather brings fresh perspectives to her client’s biggest challenges.

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