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East Coast Forum Lunch - 30th October

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015
EAST COAST FORUM’S LUNCH
with Mr Matt Bekier, CEO of ECHO Entertainment Group.

Powered by Sofitel Brisbane Central.

Join us and meet Matt Bekier, the Chief Executive Officer & Managing
Director of Echo Entertainment, one of Australia’s leading casino and
entertainment groups with destinations in Sydney, Gold Coast and
Brisbane. Echo Entertainment recently won the multi-billion-dollar
development bid for the highly anticipated Queens Wharf precinct with
a multi faceted hotel, casino and public space proposal that will change
the face of Brisbane, and of Queensland as a destination.
Mr Bekier holds a degree in Economics and Commerce as well
as a PhD in Finance from St Gallen University in Switzerland.

Venue: Ballroom Le Grand at Sofitel Brisbane Cental, 249 Turbot Street
Date: Friday 30th October 2015
Time: 11:45 am for a 12:15pm sit down
RSVP by: Friday 9th October 2015 by email or (07) 3835 3535

Guests will also enjoy a 2 course lunch for $110 per person.
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East Coast Forum - Powered by Sofitel

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Mr Michael A. Johnson, Chairman of East Coast Forum, and Mr Marcus Hanna, General Manager of Sofitel Brisbane Central invite you to attend a private Business Networking Breakfast discussion with Anna Rooke.

Anna is the CEO of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA), the commercial
arm of Australia’s first dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and only
dedicated creative industries business accelerator.
As CEO of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia since 2007, Anna’s goal is to
build a vibrant and scalable creative industries sector in Australia. Under
Anna’s leadership, CEA created both the Creative3 Forum
www.creative3.com.au and the CEA Startup Fund to connect investors with
creative industries companies. Anna has over 20 years’ experience in leading
commercialisation, incubation, investment and business development
initiatives in the UK and Australia. She is a member of Brisbane’s Economic
Development Steering Committee, Creative Economy Advisory Board and
Queensland’s Start-up Committee.


Guests will also enjoy a hot breakfast with tea, coffee and juice for $28 per person.

Venue: Privé249 at Sofitel Brisbane Cental, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
Date: Friday 28th August 2015
Time: 7am for a 7:15am sit down
RSVP by: Monday 24th August 2015 to H5992-fb09@sofitel.com or (07) 3835 3535

In partnership with the Heart Foundation.

You can also book and pay direct on our new Event store HERE





East Coast Forum Networking Breakfast

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2015
Mr Michael A. Johnson, Chairman of East Coast Forum, and Mr Marcus Hanna, General Manager of Sofitel Brisbane Central will be hosting an intimate business networking breakfast discussion with Dr Christian Rowan in Prive249 on Friday, July 31st. 

Recently elected at the Queensland elections as an MP, Dr Christian Rowan is the State Member for Moggill. He is a parliamentary representative on the Health & Ambulance Services Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland. Dr Rowan is passionate about the development and 
implementation of sound evidence based public policy for the electorate of Moggill and for Queensland. An addiction Medicine Specialist, Dr Rowan is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians' Chapter of Addiction Medicine. He is also a member of the Australasian Professional Society on alcohol and other drugs. A visiting medical officer to the St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital multidisciplinary plan service and to the Wesley Hospital.  He has worked in a number of alcohol, tobacco and other drug services, including at Biala, the Peel Street Clinic, and Logan Central Community Health.  

Dr Rowan has completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at the University of Queensland. Dr Rowan holds a number of clinical and administrative fellowships as well as a MDipl&Trade from Monash University in foreign affairs, public policy, health diplomacy and trade. A former President of both the Australian Medical Association of Queensland and the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland he was also previously a member of the Queensland Mental Health Commission’s Advisory Council.

Guests will also enjoy a hot breakfast with tea, coffee and juice for $28 per person.

Venue: Privé249 at Sofitel Brisbane Cental, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
Date: Friday 31st July 2015
Time: 7am for a 7:15am sit down
RSVP by:Tuesday 28th July 2015 to H5992-fb09@sofitel.com or (07) 3835 3535


EAST COAST FORUM - POWERED BY SOFITEL

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
In partnership with the East Coast Forum, Sofitel Brisbane Central invites you to attend an 
exclusive Business Networking Breakfast discussion on the merits of a possible Brisbane Bid 
for the 2028 Olympic Games.

Five exceptional speakers will explore the costs and benefits of whether Brisbane & regional 
Queensland should join Melbourne & Sydney as Australian hosts of an Olympic Games. 

Ian Thorpe OAM, Australian Olympic legend;
Sallyanne Atkinson AO, Former Lord Mayor;
John Wagner, Successful Toowoomba businessman; 
Max Walters OAM, Seven QLD Managing Director;
and Peter Collyns, Qantas QLD State Manager

The speakers will all share their views on what dividends might flow, what it takes, and what it will cost to be an Olympic Games host.

For full event information and speaker bio's please click HERE

Venue:    Ballroom Le Grand at Sofitel Brisbane Central
                249 Turbot Street, Brisbane 4000
Date:      Thursday 11th June 2015
Time:     6:45am for a 7:15am sit down
RSVP:   By Friday 5th June 2015 to H5992-fb09@sofitel.com or (07) 3835 3535


Le Cellier

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The perfect wine paired with the perfect meal makes for a decadent and seamless dining experience and at Thyme², the brand new addition of Le Cellier provides the opportunity to create matches made in heaven. 

Discover a range of sommelier selected red, white and sparkling wines with ‘perfect pairing’ suggestions displayed alongside gourmet dishes on the interactive buffet. 

Available for Lunch or Dinner ** Lunch - $24 Advantage Plus members - $22 Dinner - $28 

** Must accompany a dining experience ** 



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