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  • Dantia Smart Hub turns one

    Dantia Smart Hub celebrated its first Birthday this week, succeeding in its mission to attract those with ambitions to boost business and connections. With 64 members and benefits from collaboration to endless coffee supplies and super-fast internet, the Lake Macquarie coworking space is a living and breathing example of how…

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  • Activating Innovation

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    Innovation is critical to national and regional economic growth and the Dantia Smart Hub provides inventors and entrepreneurs with the innovation infrastructure they need to develop their ideas. Read the full article by Dr Anthea Bill, Lead Economist for the Hunter Research Foundation Centre, here: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4568996/activating-the-hunters-innovators/ Picture credit: BIG IDEAS: The innovation pitch session at…

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  • Nomination for Economic Development Excellence

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    Dantia has been named a finalist in the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards for Local Economic Contribution, adding $24 million to the local economy and generating 119 new jobs in its first two years of operation. Dantia has been successful in securing major strategic funding partnerships, including with the University of…

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  • Peter Francis appointed new CEO of Dantia

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    Dantia is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Francis as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 3 April 2017. Mr Francis joins Dantia after five years as Executive Manager Trade and Business Development at the Port of Newcastle. He was part of the management team that delivered the port…

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  • Big events put Lake Mac on centre stage

    What do destinations get out of event tourism beyond recognition and recommendation? Dantia undertook an economic impact assessment on the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships before deciding to bid for the event in partnership with Lake Macquarie City Council and found the projected benefits for local business were significant. Dantia…

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