The Exchange explained, in free public lecture at CSU in Dubbo

22 OCTOBER 2018

* Free CSU event 'An Evening with The Exchange' on Thursday 1 November to boost local business startups * CSU keen to share its facilities to help business strengthen the local economy * Event will help forge new business connections and business growthThe next Explorations Series public lecture at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Dubbo on Thursday 1 November will examine the role of the social impact organisation The Exchange and its newly forged relationship with the University.Head of Campus at CSU in Dubbo Ms Cathy Maginnis (pictured) encouraged anyone wanting to start a business in the Dubbo region to attend ‘An Evening with The Exchange’ to learn more and make connections.“While The Exchange’s story began years ago, it took flight after the AgriFutures Australia Rural Women’s Award backed an initiative to research the needs of all business owners in regional NSW.“I’m delighted that through a unique partnership, The Exchange now calls Charles Sturt University in Dubbo, home,” Ms Maginnis said.“The Exchange is a social impact organisation, here to give opportunity to people in regional Australia who are ready to get started and launch their own business.“Through the partnership agreement with The Exchange, the University is keen to share its facilities to assist start-up businesses to achieve their business goals and make a positive impact on the local economy.”Ms Maginnis said this event is more than a public lecture, rather an opportunity to meet The Exchange founder Ms Jillian Kilby, listen to her story and learn about her journey before launching The Exchange.“Meet some of the businesses who have taken the leap, launched and who are thriving through The Exchange, and also talk honestly about some of the challenges and the fears which start-up businesses work to overcome,” she said.More information and registration to attend the free event is here:http://news.csu.edu.au/events/dubbo/explorations-series-in-conversation-with-the-exchangeThe free ‘Explorations Series: An Evening with The Exchange’ public lecture is at 6pm Thursday 1 November at CSU in room 121, building 901, Tony McGrane Place, Dubbo.

Media contact:

Bruce Andrews, 0418 669 362


Media Note:

Contact CSU Media to arrange interviews with Head of Campus at CSU in Dubbo Ms Cathy Maginnis.

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