North Brisbane Branch Meeting + Open Mic Night


Burpengary Tavern - 262 Bruce Highway Eastern Service Road, Burpengary


Thursday 22 August, 5.30pm – 8.30pm


Members: $30, Non-Members: $45

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Note: if you have not attended a Branch Meeting before we would like to offer a complimentary admission please email Tracey Taylor – Event Manager –

Attire: Smart Casual

Plenty of free parking at Tavern

Topics: Open Mic Night – round table discussion and Q and A Session with Electrical Industry Leaders

Guest Speakers

John Horan – Horan & Bird, Townsville

Business Size: National, 50+ Employees and Large Sub-Contractor Network

  • Industry / MEA – Incoming MEA President
  • Solar/Power Purchasing Agreements
  • Business Systems
  • Marketing
  • Sales Strategy
  • Financials/ Profit Per Hour
  • Understanding your Profit and Loss Statement
  • Managing Partnership Businesses
  • Managing sub-contractors
  • HSEQ – Triple Certification

Chris Lehmann – Tradesmen On Time, Everton Hills

Business Size: Local, 1-5 Employees.

  • Industry / MEA – Incoming MEA Senior Vice President
  • Body Corporate Relationships
  • Safety
  • Training
  • Technical
  • Financial/Bookkeeping
  • Politics, leveraging a relationship with your local member

Barry Stanton – Platinum Electricians Morningside, Eagle Farm

Business Size: Local, 15-20 Employees

  • Industry / MEA – Long term member, Business Partner MEA Treasurer
  • HSEQ Triple Certification
  • Business Systems
  • HR Questions
  • Commercial and Industrial
  • Contracts / Tender Preparation
  • Managing a Business that is part of a Franchise Network
  • Managing running a business with Family/Partner