Small business events round-up: 20 August 2012

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Time for more small business education and networking opportunities in our latest events round up.


Growing Your Coaching Business – Wed., August 22nd
Share experiences and challenges, and what we have done to overcome them.
Where:  205 Collins Street (just off Collins Street, near the theatre)
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM   

Big Vision Change Agents & Entrepreneurs Meetup – Wed., August 22nd
Meet up with other people just like you, and share ideas for getting your work out in to the world in a bigger way.
Where:  205 Collins Street (just off Collins Street, near the theatre)
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Online Tools for Working Better Together – Thurs., August 23rd
Featuring the following presenters:
Stephen Blyth: Choosing the right tools|
Lindsey Talerico-Hedren: Creating content from your online conversations
Ben Teoh: Case Study: Mobilising volunteers
Where:  23 Meyers Place , Melbourne
Time: 6:00PM

Business Chicks Breakfast – Fri., August 24th
Guest speaker Ita Buttrose. Hear from our uplifting speaker, and have the chance to meet and connect with like-minded women.
Where:  Peninsula Melbourne – Atlantic Group Shed 14 Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands
Time: 6:50AM for a 7:15am start!

How To Build A Successful Online Business – Tues., August 28th
Learn industry best practices directly from the mouths of Rick Chen (Founder, of the popular Australian crowdfunding platform, Pozible) and Wai Hong Fong (CEO, of the online retailer OzHut), two established entrepreneurs who will share personal insights they gained from developing multi-million dollar online enterprises.
Where:  Hub Melbourne, 673 Bourke St, #3
Time: 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Small Business BIG Marketing – Thurs., August 30th
In just half a day you can discover the latest marketing tools, embrace networking opportunities and see Australia’s finest marketers in action.
Where:  Melbourne Convention Centre, Banquet rooms 201 & 202, Level 2, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
Time: 8:00AM – 12:30PM

Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable – Fri., August 31st
The Entrepreneurs’ Roundtables are facilitated to bring to light key issues and are forums for business brainstorming, collaboration and shared experiences.
Where:  140 William Street (Boardroom), Level 40
Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Basically you want to learn more about online marketing – Thurs., September 6th
Stay up to date, and learn more about the online marketing industry.
Where:  European Bier Cafe, 120 Exhibition Street
Time:  6:00PM

Business Results Through Storytelling Workshop – Thurs., September 6th
This program is for senior leaders, business owners and anyone who needs to engage employees and customers and communicate and inspire people into action through the power of storytelling!
Where:  HubMelbourne, Donkey Wheel House, 673 Bourke St., #3
Time:  9:00AM – 5PM


Financial Management 101 – Wed., August 22nd
Boost your knowledge—and your cash flow—with this 2-day short course. 22 & 23 August
Where: 275 Kent Street, Sydney
Time:  9:00AM

ADMA Forum 2012 – Wed., August 22nd
ADMA Forum is a showcase for the latest innovative marketing thinking, shared by some of the world’s most accomplished direct, digital and multi-channel marketers. I wish I was in Sydney for this one!!
Where: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
Time:  7:30AM – 7:30PM

WordPress LIGHTNING TALKS! 5 mins per talk! – Tues., August 28th
Join and watch series of presentations about ANYTHING to do with WordPress.
Where: 525 Harris Street, Sydney
Time:  6:30AM – 8:30PM

Getting Started with WordPress – Wed., August 29th
In this class, you’ll learn the basics of getting a polished site live, quickly and cheaply. With an emphasis on the non-coder, we’ll look at free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills.
Where: 608 Harris St., Ultimo
Time:  6:30PM

The Young Entrepreneurs Unconvention – Sat., September 1st
Imagine spending just one day with real entrepreneurs who have real solutions on how to significantly accelerate the growth of your business.
Where: UTS Ulimo, 15 Broadway
Time:  9:00AM – 5:30PM

Business Planning 1 day Short Course – Mon., September 3rd
This short course is designed to help you build a structured business plan, clarify your medium and long-term goals and identify the resources you’ll need to ensure the long-term value of your business.
Where: 275 Kent Street, Sydney
Time:  9:00AM – 5:00PM

Brand Power  – How to Create and Build a Successful Brand  – Wed., September 5th
Join us as our panel of brand experts, Mark Buckman of Telstra, Olivia Wirth of Qantas and Anouk Darling of Moon Communications, together with moderator, mUmbrella’s Tim Burrowes, discuss the DNA of branding and how to create and build a successful brand. Learn all about brand power!
Where: 320-330 George Street, Sydney
Time:  12:00PM 

Networking for Entrepreneurs – Wed., September 5th
Where: Fishburners, Level 1, 608 Harris St.
Time:  6:00PM

2012 National AusMumpreneur Conference  – Fri., September 7th – Sat., September 8th
A weekend of business workshops, networking, guest speakers, friendship & fun! These particular events were a great encouragement to me when I first started out.
Where:  Park Royal Darling Harbour
Time: 8:00AM – 7:00PM 

Business Chicks Breakfast  – Fri., September 14th
Guest speakers are innovators and revolutionaries in their field, national icons, global superstars—all truly influential and willing to share the journey behind their successes and purpose in life.
Where:  The Westin Sydney, Grand Ballroom, No. 1 Martin Place
Time: 6:50AM