Conference 2022


THERE'S STRENGTH IN NUMBERS / Join us! #SMBiT2022

The 7th annual SMBiT Professionals’ National Conference is being held on the Gold Coast on 21st and 22nd October 2022.

The Conference is designed to be the premiere networking and education event for IT Businesses and IT Professionals servicing SMBs across Australia and will feature extensive educational content and networking opportunities plus dinners on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Commencing at 8.30am on Friday 21st October and running for two full days, the Conference Agenda will consist of both business and technical presentations designed to help you grow your business.

This year our conference is growing, with elective workshops on Thursday 20th and activities on Sunday 22nd. Registration for these will be separate from the conference.

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Event Location

CROWN PLAZA SURFERS PARADISE

2807 GOLD COAST HIGHWAY

SURFERS PARADISE QLD 4217 

CONFERENCE ACCOMMODATION RATES:

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise will offer SMBiT Professionals delegates and sponsors the following rates:

Thursday 20/10/2022 Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200
Friday 21/10/2022 Superior Room Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200
Saturday 22/10/2022 Superior Room Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200

These rates are inclusive of full buffet breakfast in Relish Restaurant and are inclusive of GST.

These Accommodation Rates will apply for the dates of the event and will also be offered three days prior and three days after the original event dates, subject to availability and at the discretion of the hotel. Details on how to obtain the above rates are provided in your registration confirmation. For any queries email [email protected]

Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Telephone:  +61‐7 5592 9956

Email: [email protected]

Event Location

CROWN PLAZA SURFERS PARADISE

2807 GOLD COAST HIGHWAY

SURFERS PARADISE QLD 4217 

CONFERENCE ACCOMMODATION RATES:

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise will offer SMBiT Professionals delegates and sponsors the following rates:

Thursday 20/10/2022 Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200
Friday 21/10/2022 Superior Room Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200
Saturday 22/10/2022 Superior Room Single Rate $180 Double Rate $200

These rates are inclusive of full buffet breakfast in Relish Restaurant and are inclusive of GST.

These Accommodation Rates will apply for the dates of the event and will also be offered three days prior and three days after the original event dates, subject to availability and at the discretion of the hotel. Details on how to obtain the above rates are provided in your registration confirmation. For any queries email [email protected]

Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Telephone:  +61‐7 5592 9956

Email: [email protected]

Here are our awesome presenters


Karl has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model.


Karl has owned several small businesses, including two very successful Managed Service companies. He received his first Microsoft certification in 1995 and his first MCSE in 1999. 


He is an author, founded the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community and maintains four blogs, including Small Biz Thoughts and Relax Focus Succeed.

Karl W Palachuk


Amy launched and has operated a best-in-class MSP for over 20 years. She is a highly respected technology business and M&A expert, influencer, thought leader, speaker and author.

Amy’s industry recognition includes 16-time Microsoft MVP, MSP 501 recipient, Jay McBain’s 100 Most Visible Channel Leaders and SMB Nation’s SMB 150 awardee.

Amy Babinchak


With over 30 years of business and management experience, Manuel has presented for or spoken to audiences all over the world.

He has owned several successful businesses, managed several successful IT and MSP service companies, and coached or mentored many more around the world.

Manuel Palachuk


CONFERENCE TICKET PRICES / #SMBiT2022

MEMBER SUPER EARLY BIRD

Expired

Valid for members only, Conference and dinners.  Available until 30 April 2022.

MEMBER LAST CHANCE SPECIAL

$549

Valid for members only, Conference and dinners.

From 1 May until 31 July 2022

MEMBER PRICE

$599

Valid for members only, Conference and dinners.

From 1 August until

20 October 2022

NEW MEMBERSHIP + CONFERENCE

$799

Only valid for new members (and past members who

have not held a membership 

since 1 July 2020). 

Check if you are eligible to become a member at https://www.smbitpro.org/join/

Closing 20 October 2022

NON-MEMBERS

$899

Conference and dinners.

Closing 20 October 2022