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EtA Forum 2023 Asia Pacific
September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Entrepreneurship through Acquisition (EtA) Forum 2023 is a significant event for the Search Fund & EtA Community, set to take place at Deckhouse, Woolwich NSW, Australia, on 14th and 15th September 2023. This marks the second major event of its kind in this region.
The forum presents a unique opportunity for participants to delve into the world of entrepreneurship, business acquisition, and leadership through a series of thought-provoking sessions. It features an impressive line-up of speakers who are recognized leaders in their respective fields.
Day 1 of the event is divided into three concurrent streams – Searcher Stream, Operator Stream, and Investor Stream, each addressing unique aspects of entrepreneurship through acquisition. Topics covered include ‘The Myth of the Idea’, ‘How to Run a Successful Search’, ‘Showing Up’, ‘Practical advice on making offers and structuring deals’, ‘Getting to Yes and Achieving Deal Success’, ‘Taking the helm’, ‘Setting sail’, ‘Charting the course’, ‘Weathering the storm’, ‘Perspectives of a Global Investor’, and ‘Deal Terms’. The day concludes with a discussion on the ‘Characteristics of a good business for a Searcher’.
Day 2 continues with a networking breakfast, followed by various sessions including ‘Keynote Presentation: The impact of Australian demographics on the SME market’, ‘Search Market Update & Panel Discussion’, ‘The Business Owners’ Perspective on Selling / Succession’, ‘Leveraging Technology to add value to your business’, ‘The Power of Storytelling in Business’, ‘Deep into the Operating Phase’, ‘The march of search across the globe’, and the ‘EtA Forum Summary & Wrap Up’.
The two-day event concludes with networking drinks and a special presentation by guest speaker Kristina Rivers, who will share her extraordinary journey of riding across Australia and the importance of grit in business.
This enriching event is sure to provide ample networking opportunities, invaluable insights, and the chance to learn from distinguished professionals in the field. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, business owner, or investor, the EtA Forum 2023 is a not-to-be-missed event in the entrepreneurial calendar.