Simson named special guest



AN experienced business operator and television personality will be the guest speaker at this year’s BizWeek Business Lunch. 

Naomi Simson, who features on Shark Tank, is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and the founding director of online experience gift retailer RedBalloon.

RedBalloon is regarded as one of the most successful online businesses in Australia, an amazing achievement considering it got its start in Ms Simson’s front room. 

People who want to hear from Ms Simson and attend the business lunch can purchase tickets via 

The lunch will be held at Rydges Mount Panorama on Friday, September 15. 

BizWeek was introduced in 2015 as a way to highlight the diversity and strength of local business.

Each year council invites a well-known guest speaker to a special launch to share their knowledge and experiences with residents. 

Previous speakers were Todd Samson, an award-winning filmmaker and co-host on Gruen, and Mark Bouris, an accomplished businessman and the presenter of the Australian version of Celebrity Apprentice.