Businesses break bread

Somerset Regional Council Deputy Mayor Helen Brieschke, Kent Beasley from Gravel Cartel and Nick Higgins from Brisbane Valley Roasters at the Somerset Business Breakfast on Wednesday, 15 May. Pictures: JACOB HAYDEN

Somerset and surrounding businesses got up bright and early for Somerset Regional Council’s annual Business Breakfast on Wednesday, 15 May.

The event allowed small businesses to network and gain insight into programs and opportunities available to business owners.

Guest speakers included: Queensland Small Business Commissioner Director Assistance Peter Maddock, Southern Queensland Country Tourism CEO Peter Homan, Somerset Business Chamber president Lee Robinson, SRC Mayor Jason Wendt and CEO Andrew Johnson, and keynote speaker Coffee Club director and founder John Lazarou.