Introducing the DEPOTevents Suite

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by Tyson Cobb Published

Have you heard? We host lots of events here at businessDEPOT. Shocking right? If you aren't aware of our events suite then you probably can't sense my sarcasm.

Events are an integral part of the businessDEPOT marketing ecosystem and helps us provide value and helpful content to help you grow your business, empower your bright ideas and reach your full potential. 

Each of our events are unique in their own right. Yes they do follow a similar format, but what you will gain from each event will be different and beneficial to you depending on where you are in your business lifecycle.


Learn from the successes and stuff-ups of "been there done that" entrepreneurs and be empowered to take your business to the next level.

DEPOTnext kicked off at the start of 2016 at the Brisbane Powerhouse's Turbine Platform as a way to give small to medium business owners access to insights from entrepreneurs who have reach a level of success others would aspire to reach. I'm talking the likes of  Dr. Glen Richards, The Founders of Multi-Million Dollar Start-Up HiSmile, and Founder of Eagle Boys Pizza Tom Potter. All of these entrepreneurs have a great story to tell, and our mission is to give you access to these stories for you to learn from them and be empowered to reach your full potential.

Check out the full playlist of previous speakers by clicking here.

So if you're feeling like you need some extra motivation from someone who has done it all before, then this is the business event for you.


  • 3 experienced entrepreneurs
  • 3 different stories of success and stuff-ups
  • 15 minutes per speaker + 5 minutes of questions after each speaker
  • Cost: Free


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Connect, collaborate and grow your 'X'pertise with like-minded business professionals.

The longest running event in the suite of DEPOTevents. Since its launch in 2014 DEPOT[x] has become one of the most popular events we hold due to the relationship building opportunities it provides in a more intimate setting. It's designed to allow like-minded business professionals who share a passion for collaboration and innovation in business & entrepreneurship, to connect, build their business relationships and expand their network. 

In addition you'll hear valuable ways to grow your business from 3 different specialists in their field. The 3 specialists will provide actionable tactics to take back and apply to your business. At any of the DEPOT[x] events you could hear from topics such as Customer Experiences That Drive ProfitImproving Employee Productivity, or even something different and unexpected like Winning More Business With a Thank You

Check out the full playlist of previous speakers by clicking here.

You never know who you'll meet or what you'll learn  at DEPOT[x], that's the 'X' factor of the event.


  • Networking, relationship building, drinks and nibbles on the deck
  • 3 specialists in different areas of business following the networking
  • 12-15 minutes per speaker
  • Post speaker networking and drinks
  • Cost: $29


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Solve specific problems in your business that are holding you back from achieving your vision.

The new kid on the block. DEPOTxtra has, as the name suggests, something a little extra in our DEPOTevents suite. This event is more hands on deep dive into the specific problems businesses are having that are holding them back from achieving their vision and how to get over them. Each DEPOTxtra event will provide answers and insight around one specific problem area of business, giving the audience clarity around what they need to do to break through a specific barrier to keep growing.

For example, if you are having problems with marketing, more specifically lead generation and attracting the right/ideal clients, we gather a panel of marketing specialists, each with a different marketing expertise, and facilitate an in-depth discussion addressing specific pain points and answering questions business owners have who are struggling with this marketing problem. For this specific topic, our panel may consist of someone from a social media angle, a specialist in email marketing, and another in brand strategy. 

The idea of DEPOTxtra is to provide practical takeaways you can use in your business to overcome such issues and continually grow.

If you see there is something holding you back from scaling your business and achieving your goals, then you will want to come along and learn all you can from a DEPOTxtra event.


  • 1 hour panel discussion
  • 3 specialists in one specific area of business
  • 20 mins of questions
  • Discuss your problems with business owners who are experiencing the same problems in their business.
  • Cost: $49 per attendee


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We regularly treat our real estate audience to a breakfast seminar 'jam' packed full of valuable insights on specific areas to help raise the bar in their business! A group of real estate business owners gather at businessDEPOT HQ for some fresh breaky, great networking and empowering insights.

The Raise the Bar Breakfast seminars are usually themed with a series of 3 events spread throughout the year. For example, our upcoming Raise the Bar Breakfasts are centred around the common theme, "Rivalries in Real Estate". 


  • Breakfast and networking with other real estate pros
  • 45 min panel discussion on a specific topic in real estate with 2 real estate specialists
  • Cost: Free


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These are just 4 of our main events within our DEPOTevent suite, and as you can see we like to cater for business owners who have different needs, are at different stages of their business lifecycle and have different problems that need solving in their business.

So if you are looking for some inspiration to step it up, the expertise to get it done, or the know-how to solve the problem, come along to the DEPOTevent that best suits you and your needs. 

See you at one of our events! 

Tyson Cobb
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Tyson Cobb is a B2B marketer, inbound marketing specialist and content marketing enthusiast. He has spent over 10 years in marketing and advertising, and has worked across many facets of strategic marketing and brand strategies. He has had the privilege of working with many Australian companies across a variety of industries including financial, entertainment, property development, hospitality and professional services. Tys now specialises in Inbound Marketing methodologies and marketing strategy in the B2B space.

As Director of businessDEPOT Marketing, Tys and his team help small to medium businesses by taking on the stresses of marketing and help move their business from where it is now, to where it needs to be.

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