Sep 25 / Michael Schubert

A Look Back at “2023 & Beyond: Future Drivers for Business” Event

Presentation One

Roger Drake

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In this exclusive video, we are thrilled to present Roger Drake, the visionary behind Drakes Supermarkets and a true legend in the local business scene. Get ready to be inspired as Roger takes the stage and shares his wealth of knowledge and experience.
Presentation Two

Barry Urquhart

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Barry Urquhart leads an informative presentation on market insights and trends for 2023 & Beyond. 
The event showcased Barry Urquhart, a renowned authority on business innovation, and Roger Drake, a leader in the retail industry. Together, they shared their expert perspectives on a range of topics from artificial intelligence and technology to effective social media strategies, providing attendees with invaluable tools to navigate the rapidly evolving business world.

Barry Urquhart, with his unique ability to disrupt traditional thinking, led a comprehensive analysis of businesses’ strengths and weaknesses. He delved into relationship marketing’s crucial aspects, sharing secrets to cultivating loyalty and generating referral business – essential elements in today’s competitive marketplace.

Roger Drake, the mastermind behind Drake’s Supermarkets, shared his journey of transforming a family-owned business into a retail giant. His inspiring story emphasised the importance of resilience, adaptability, and customer-centricity, providing real-world examples of these principles in action.

One of the highlights of the event was when Barry debunked common marketing myths, dissecting market segmentation and revealing keys to gaining a competitive advantage. In a surprising twist, he demonstrated how traditional marketing tactics could make a triumphant return in our digital age.

The event concluded with an interactive Q&A session, allowing attendees to engage directly with the speakers, asking pressing questions and gaining further insights into their successful strategies.

We are thrilled to announce that the full video of the event is now available for viewing. We encourage you to watch it and immerse yourself in the wealth of knowledge shared by our esteemed speakers. Whether you were able to attend the event or are discovering it for the first time, this video is a must-watch for anyone interested in future-proofing their business.

At Business Victor Harbor, our mission is to facilitate opportunities for learning and growth for our members. We believe that events like “2023 & Beyond: Future Drivers for Business” are crucial in achieving this goal. Stay tuned for more exciting events in the future, and together, let’s build a thriving business community in Victor Harbor.
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