October 27-28, 2017


Pullman Hotel, Brisbane


24 Speakers


The 4th annual SMBiT Professionals’ National Conference is being held in Brisbane on 27th and 28th October 2017.

The Conference is designed to be the premiere networking and education event for IT Businesses and IT Professionals servicing SMBs across Australia and will feature extensive educational content and networking opportunities plus a Partner sponsored dinner on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Commencing at 8.30am on Friday 27th October and running for two full days, the Conference Agenda will consist of both business and technical presentations designed to help you grow your business.


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Conference Schedule

Morning Tea

Morning Tea in Exhibitor Hall

Partner Briefing 1

  • Bluechip Infotech
  • Continuum
  • Datto
  • dLink
  • glüh
  • ManageProtect
  • OnTheNet


Lunch in Exhibitor Hall

Build Your Million Dollar Morning Routine

Many have argued that "the morning" is the most important part of your day. But you have to use it properly, or it's just another part of your day. In

Ryan Spillane

The traits of a modern IT Professional

The skills required to successfully manage IT have been shifting for a number of years now. Do you know what major expertise will be required to successfully support customer

Automate yourself our of a job

Free yourself from the mundane, and get time back to focus on other improvement activities and projects, by automating Office 365 with PowerShell. In this sessions we look at

Cloning Entrepreneurs

Good news!  Leaders aren’t born, they are grown.  In every business, there is a constant need to develop leaders.  Whether you are developing your first leader or you are

Everything and Everywhere – the rise of Things

If data is the oil of the 21st century, then IoT is the untapped reservoir and you have an opportunity to refine it. The Internet of Things is set to revolutionise

Create your life of purpose

Are you where you want to be? Do you have a plan to get where you need to be? Are you literally killing yourself trying to “do it all?” Join

Morning Tea

Morning Tea in Exhibitor Hall

Partner Briefing 2

  • Rapid Fire Tools
  • Rhipe
  • Solarwinds
  • StorageCraft
  • Summit Internet
  • Veeam
  • VMvault
  • Webroot


Lunch in Exhibitor Hall

What does it mean to be an MSP

The main outline of this presentation is to provide a progression of our IT Industry, particularly from a smaller IT company’s perspective. The main focus is on how I was

Reading the Signs

How can you tell is someone is lying, genuinely happy to see you or really nervous? How do you know if what someone is telling you is really what

I tore down the company I spent years building

How I built up and tore down my iT company, just to build it up again. (this time bigger and better) Learning from others is the way to success –

Office 365 Security and Best Practices

A common misconception about IT security is that if it’s in the cloud, it’s the providers responsibility. Nothing could be further from the truth, in this session, we’ll explore

Dr Google Killed the Patient… how to think one step ahead

Everyone knows Google knows all the answers, but of course, what’s the right question to ask, and how can you trust Google to give you information that actually helps?

Network Troubleshooting Workshop

This workshop will highlight the tools a technician needs to diagnose internet or VoIP phone issues and be able to support their case in communicating with the various vendors.

Conference Partners

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Event Speakers / meet the experts in the field

Brett Chalmers

Director & CEO

2017 SMBiT Professionals Director & CEO

Dean Calvert

Managing Director

Calvert Technologies (more…)

Jock Fairweather

Founder of Little Tokyo Two

Founder of Little Tokyo Two (TL2) & Keynote Speaker

Karl W. Palachuk

Author and Speaker for Relax Focus Succeed

Speaker "Relax Focus Succeed" and Author

Stephen JK Parker

Digital Transformation Strategist

Digital Transformation Strategist (more…)

David Vidos

Head Honcho

NOVA iT Group & Business Angel

Paul Schnackenburg

Managing Director

Director Expert IT Solutions (more…)

Tony Albans


Director at A.A. Network Consulting Pty Ltd

Wayne Small

International Speaker and Founder of Correct Solutions

Founder of Correct Solutions (more…)

Robert Crane


Principal at the Computer Information Agency

Kieran Murphy

Team Manager

Team Manager Data Parts Shepparton

Alex Tilley

Cyber-crime Expert

Cyber-crime Expert (more…)

Jack Alsop

Director of Technical Services (APAC)

StorageCraft Director of Technical Services

Peter Sorenson

Managing Partner

Managing Partner at HTG Peer Groups

Works at AudioCodes (more…)

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Conference and dinners
Open 9 October  – Closing 18 October

Dinner Guest Friday


Open 1 March – Closing 12 October



Conference and dinners
Open 1 March – Closing 12 October

Dinner Guest Saturday


Open 1 March – Closing 12 October

50% refund for cancellations up to 30 days prior to the conference.

You would need to meet your own costs for flights, accommodation and ancillary expenses.

Register now #SMBiT2017

Event Location

Pullman Brisbane King George Square ‎
Ann St & Roma St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
(07) 3229 9111

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Conference Accommodation Rates:

Mercure Superior


Room only $150 per night
Bed and Breakfast for one $175 per night
Open Block- subject to availability

Pullman Deluxe


Room only $205 per night
Bed and Breakfast for one $230 per night
Open Block- subject to availability

Please quote "SMBiT Professionals" to receive the Conference Accommodation rates

Contact the hotel directly via:

Telephone: +61 7 3222 1125


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