Welcome to AMEX

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to take your
business further.

Amex Idea Exchange helps Australian business owners, whatever their situation, unleash their full potential.

What can you expect this year?

Discover everything you need to KNOW about taking your business further, and HOW to put what you’ve learnt into action.

With virtual masterclasses, mentoring events, informative resources and podcasts, Idea Exchange offers you more opportunities to engage with the top minds in business.


Learn how to take the next steps from some of Australia’s most accomplished businesses. We’ve partnered with leaders to develop masterclasses with a focus on building your business. These virtual masterclasses will give you the KNOW + HOW you need to drive your business forward.

Mentoring & Business Grants

Get expert advice on how to further your business, whatever stage it’s in with the opportunity to win mentoring facilitated by Rare Birds. Plus, there’s also a chance to win one of five $10,000 Business Grants to help you give your business what it needs to go further. 1

Event Calendar

Discover the line-up of exciting events available throughout the Amex Idea Exchange 2020 Program.



From concept to content: Boost your brand and expand your customer reach through social media marketing.
Speakers:Jules Lund, Brooke Vulinovich, Melissa Westcott

Tuesday, June 2nd , 11am-12:30pm Register here


Unpacking the Government Assistance Packages
Speakers: David Koch and Kate Carnell

Tuesday, June 9th, 11am-12pm Register here


Building Resilience During Blows to Business
Speakers: Leanne Faulkner and Peter Strong

Thursday, 18th June, 11:30am – 12:30pm Register here



Mentoring & Business Grants

Entries close June 11 2020

Enter now

Rare Birds Mentoring Program for SMEs – Rare Birds will delve into all aspects of a mentor Program, matching process and platform, and the benefits of being part of our Mentoring community

Tuesday, 26th May, 1230pm

Register here

Run by Industry Leaders

Amex Idea Exchange 2020 is being led by some of Australia's most established and successful business leaders.

Brooke Vulinovich

Instagram Specialist

Jules Lund

Tribe Founder

David Koch

Sunrise Host

Kate Carnell

Australia Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Melissa Westcott

Facebook Community Trainer

These Speakers plus many more to be announced will host a series of Informative Masterclasses.

Together they will inspire and leave you with KNOW + HOW to suceed.

Become a Card Member

See how your business could make the most of American Express Card Membership.

Share the Amex Idea Exchange

Have a business contact who could benefit from the Card Member Experience? Refer them, and if they’re approved, you’ll both earn Bonus Points.

Amex Idea Exchange 2020 events are open to all Shop Small Merchants. American Express remains committed to supporting all the small businesses that make Australian neighbourhoods great.