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Business Resilience and Planning Workshop - Pittsworth

From:Wednesday 11 May 2022
To:Wednesday 11 May 2022
Time:8:30am - 04:30pm Wednesday 11 May 2022
Location:Pittsworth Town Hall auditorium, Yandilla Street, Pittsworth, Queensland Australia


Toowoomba Regional Council Resilience and Recovery would like to invite all Business Owners within the Toowoomba Regional Council area to be part of our


As a vital pillar of resilience and recovery, the business community has taken several hits over the past few years and Covid has just compounded the situation, so we aim to connect Business Owners with Government and other agencies in one convenient location.  As the business community traverses the burn areas from the 2019 Bushfires (Recovery Funding from Federal and State Government is supporting these events), with employees travelling in and out of these areas and with a variety of impacts to the business and to the employees and their families, the following events have been planned –

Highfields Cultural Centre, Tuesday 10 May 2022 - BOOK NOW

Pittsworth Town Hall, Wednesday 11 May 2022 - BOOK NOW

This is a free event so mark your calendars now!

The Workshops, tailored to each participants’ business, will be limited seating and start at 8:30am on each day, we have a keynote address, a catered lunch and 2 expo sessions. 

Expo participants include –

  • Services Australia
  • Department of Training, Employment and Small Business
  • ATO
  • FarmAid
  • Darling Downs Health and Hospital Services with their stress management and mental wellbeing
  • and more.

Event schedule (both events):

8:30am – 12:00noon

Robertson-Scannell Workshop (see workshop details below)

11:30am – 1:30pm

Expo open with Lunch to be served (Lunch service from 12:00pm) *EXPO CANCELLED*

1:30pm – 1:45pm

Welcome and opening address Mayor Paul Antonio

1:45pm – 2:45pm

Keynote address from Effie Zahos

Effie Zahos combines her Degree in Economics from the University of Queensland with her ability to communicate and engage with not only personal finance matters but wider economic issues faced by businesses, families and organisations of all sizes.

2:45pm – 4:00pm


Bookings are essential. 

Book online.


Building Resilience Workshop - delivered by Roberston Scannell

This unique workshop was developed to help residents in rural communities build resilience in an ever-changing environment. Using research-based tools and techniques, you'll be equipped to navigate challenges and adapt your business/personal situation accordingly.

Workshop topics include:

  • Stress management
  • Modifying your beliefs
  • Maximising the probability of your resilience plan
  • Building capability & self-confidence
  • Developing a One Page Plan

Meet the facilitators:

Mark Mahony is a Director of Robertson Scannell and an enterprising business mentor, advisor and coach, with more than 20 years experience in the business sector. As an accredited Mindshop facilitator, he develops and presents workshops for small-to-medium businesses.

Katie Marchant is a CPA-qualified Business Advisor and Accountant at Robertson Scannell. With experience in a variety of industries, structures and business sizes, she works with owners/managers to create detailed business plans, budgets, financial statements and tax plans.

Learn more about Robertson Scannell


Get your business name out there for all to see

There is the opportunity to sponsor these events. This would entail a donation from your business in any form you feel suits your business, in return for your business logo on all print media and advertising for the events. Advertising will include social media, regional newspapers, newsletters and through Chambers and Progress Associations that are keen to get the word out to their members. Door prizes or spot prizes (depending upon the number of businesses who come on board) will be awarded throughout the events.

Pittsworth Town Hall auditorium
Yandilla Street
Entry charges - AdultFree event
Entry charges - ConcessionFree event
Contact phone 0437844201
Booking informationPlaces in the Workshops will be limited to 25 per session.
Bookings to the expo are essential for catering purposes, thank you. Book online -
Contact organisationToowoomba Regional Council
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes


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