Brett Chalmers – Director and CEO

Brett has been a member of SMBiT Professionals since 2008 and the President of the Perth chapter since 2012. He is passionate about raising the profile of the SMB IT Industry through continuous professional development, strong vendor relations and open information exchange. Brett is the Managing Director of Nuclear IT, a Perth based managed IT support provider whose mission is to provide businesses with appropriate IT solutions and support to help maximise their potential.

Vivien Dehamer - Company Secretary and Administrative Assistant

With extensive experience gained within the corporate and IT provider markets in Australia and UK, Vivien is a highly experienced and effective Administrator. Prior to joining SMBiT Professionals in 2011, Vivien gained significant conference management and stakeholder engagement experience within her roles as the Administration Manager of IT Now Group and Executive Assistant to the CEO of Aviva Australia. Within her role at SMBiT Professionals, Vivien provides a critical point of contact for the Board, National Executive Committee, Members and Vendors.

Bryce Telfer - Director and Treasurer

Bryce founded All Managed IT after 13 years in the industry. He has developed expertise in Exchange, VMware, Microsoft products, Cyberoam, & Cisco with MCSA, CCNSP, and VMware certifications. All Managed IT is a Fujitsu Select Partner & Authorized Service Partner, supplying and supporting on-site and cloud solutions. Bryce has been a member of SMBiT Professionals since 2009 and is committed to building beneficial partnerships with other SMBiT Professionals members and supporting the community.

Boon Tee - Director

Boon was a founding member of the SMBiT Professionals and has been involved with the association as the Vice President for the Adelaide Chapter since. He is currently the President of the Adelaide Chapter. Boon founded PowerBiz Solutions, a managed services provider based in Adelaide focussed primarily on Small Businesses and has been in operation for over 20 years. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Cloud and Datacentre Management and is committed to making technology practices effective and efficient for businesses.

Don Tibbits - Director

Don runs Brainbox Solutions, an IT consultancy in Melbourne, providing bespoke information system solutions to small business clients. He has had a diverse career, spending many years working as a chef and travelling the world and has experience in a wide range of small businesses. Don holds Diplomas in Network Engineering and Technical and Systems Support, qualifications in training, software development and small business management, as well as various proprietary qualifications, including Microsoft Certified Professional. He is currently studying for a Diploma of Risk Management. Don was a foundation member of SMBiT Professionals and is an active member of a number of other professional associations, including ACS, AISA, CompTIA, IAMCP and RMIA.

Michael Priest - Director

Michael has been a member of SMBIT Professionals since 2011 and works closely with Managed Service Providers around the world assisting them get the most out of their internal systems through automation, as well as working with vendors who service the IT Industry with integrating their solutions with the ConnectWise product suite. With over 15 years’ experience within the industry Michael is committed to ensuring that work hours are spent being as productive as possible.

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Price (excl GST) $2,000 $5,000 $10,000 $20,000
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Company logo Mono Mono Colour Colour
Free online adverts on mailing list / forum 1 per quarter 1 bi-monthly 1 per month 2 per month
Free chapter meeting presentations (20 mins) 2 chapters per annum 1 per chapter per annum 2 per chapter per annum 2 per chapter per annum
SMBiT Professionals website presence (not included) 1 page 1 page 1 page
Online communication with members via dedicated email list / forum Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited
Logo on Chapter Meeting Presentations Yes Yes Yes Yes
Selected Co-branding Nil Nil Nil Yes
Dedicated Partner Relationship Manager Nil Nil Yes Yes
Brochure/ Flyer Distribution at Meetings Only when presenting Only when presenting Only when presenting Any
Conference Sponsorship Nil Nil Nil Included