For new start-ups and entrepreneurs, business networking is a key marketing and learning activity to connect and gain new skills to support their ventures. Australia Pakistan Business Network (APBN) has been working with local Pakistani businesses to connect them through social media spaces to create opportunities for them. 

Empowering Future Entrepreneur Summit 2022 was held on Saturday 28 May 2022 at Nexus Function Centre, Baulkham Hills (Sydney). The core purpose was to extend their network with their mainstream counterpart organisation.

The event was jointly organised by APBN and Jumpstart team who are working hard on creating an impact through entrepreneurship. APBN is a fast-growing community-focused business group led by Omair Ziaee and Shabahat Ali along with the core team that includes Yasir Khan, Shafqat Ali, Ahmed Shoaib, Bilal Mir and Mr Kamran Waheed.

A large number of Australian Pakistani Business personalities attended Conferencestarting with delicious lunch provided by Nexus Cafe and a business networking session.

The main proceedings were opened by the moderator Shabahat Ali who briefed about APBN and the event programme.

The Keynote speaker and NLP Coach, Mr Chris Lianos had a live interactive session on NLP where the members learned about the subconscious mind’s programming.

Mr Omair Javed who came from Melbourne shared a business investment opportunity with the audience.

Ms Rebecca Raad (Executive Director BNI Hills area) shared her success story of business networking.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan HE Mr Zahid Hafeez Chaudhuri’s participated virtually and he appreciated the organizers for arranging this summit and demonstrating the true Pakistani business potential.

The Consul General of Pakistan, Mr Muhammad Ashraf gave a comprehensive presentation on opportunities for Australian businesses to import from Pakistan.

It was highly engaging through social media, instant questions and a live quiz for the whole audience. The audience was given the opportunity to engage, interact and learn about each other.

The event  ended with awards and gifts to the winners. Mr Omair Ziaee thanked all the sponsors, guests and the event core team.