Webinar: Breakfast at Noon - Jason Dawson, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

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Jason Dawson profile photo In a time of uncertainty, learning to adapt to change and being innovative is the key to success. In this monthly series, we invite you to join a conversation with those who are ensuring learning to adapt and continue to grow is of a top priority especially during a time of the unknown. Breakfast at Noon is an informal way get into the minds of entrepreneurs and change-makers and learn how being creative, innovative and an opportunist can help you succeed.

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Tuesday 13 October 2020 12:00 pm until Tuesday 13 October 2020 01:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Lauren Giusti - Program and Engagement Coordinator, La Trobe Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Presented by:
Marcus Powe and Jaxon Hickey
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Jason Dawson, Chief Executive - Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Jason is a seasoned management practitioner with over 18 years' experience in brand, engagement, communications, social media, marketing and customer experience. He specialised in crisis management and communications, which has come in handy during the collapse of the tourism sector due to COVID-19.

He completed his Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Waikato, and is an avid supporter of telling the Waikato story to everyone he meets.

He has been a strong and passionate advocate for the Mighty Waikato and its people, and has been leading Hamilton & Waikato Tourism as its Chief Executive Officer since 2016.

By day, he promotes all things Waikato from glowworms to hobbits, and by night he can be found tweeting & instagramming his latest foodie find.


Marcus Powe

Marcus founded EIC Growth Pty Ltd to assist CEO's and leaders implement, embed and measure creativity and innovation systems that result in enterprising behaviours.

He specialises in the growth of for profit and not for profit organisations that operate in the turbulence of national and international market places.

Marcus has twice been awarded by the Business and Higher Education Round table as Australia's Best Entrepreneurial Educator and for sustained excellence in collaboration between business and universities in Australia.

Jaxon Hickey

At the end of each event, you will be hearing from Jaxon Hickey who will provide 'The Jaxon 5', the top 5 takeaways and tips from the conversation.

Jaxon Hickey has been involved in and led entrepreneurship activities as a founder, educator and director across large global markets.

In his current position as Director of Global Strategy and International Operations, he leads the International expansion of a New Zealand based software company into the North American markets.

He also educates entrepreneurship and innovation across two leading Universities in Sydney and Melbourne.

La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus



25th Jul 2021 6:49pm

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