Small business events round up: 24 September 2012

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Wow, who knew October is just around the corner? There is still time to get involved in these great upcoming events!


Networking over Lunch – Mon., September 24th

Share your business journey with others in the same situation, celebrate milestones and discuss common problems (and, of course, share some lunch).

Where:  9 Nicholson Street, Bentleigh
Time: 12:30PM

The Top 3 Strategies For Growing Your Business Online in 2012 – Tues., September 25th

There are a lot of ways to grow your business online. What are the best ones? Join in this meetup to talk about which strategies are best for growing your business online. 2 hours, so short and sweet!

Where:  The Lobby Lounge, Westin Hotel, 205 Collins Street
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

 IP Protection – Necessity or a Waste of Money? By Brendan Sheehan – Wed., September 26th

Brendan Sheehan, Senior Associate at Hunt & Hunt, will demystify the thorny issue of IP while sharing real stories of how and why IP matters. Important topic!

Where:  Level 2, 710 Collins Street, Docklands
Time: 5:30PM – 7:30PM

‘Coach Marketing Technology’ – Websites and Online Marketing For Coaches – Wed., September 26th

In this meetup, they’ll talk about what you need to be doing at this stage in your coaching business to get more clients through your website and through your online activities.

Where:  The Lobby Lounge, Westin Hotel, 205 Collins Street
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

‘The Art of Thinking Big’ – Footscray – Wed., September 26th

Discover ways to clearly specify your long-term vision and goals, and the impact your short-term actions and decisions will have on the overall outcome.

Where:  Max Employment Office, Level 1, 47 Paisley Street, Footscray
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Personal and Business Motivation & Networking Group – Sat., September 29th

Experience the uniqueness and powerful energy of their gatherings, and enhance your personal power and creativity as a result.

Where:  Coach & Horses Hotel, 33 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, corner of freeway overpass
Time: 3:00PM

Delivering an Outstanding Consulting Service – Thurs., October 4th  

The course is aimed at helping experts develop skills that will enable them to not only provide the benefits of their expertise, but also delight their clients and become a trusted advisor. Reckon this one will be useful for a number of readers of this blog.

Where:  Hub Melbourne [Green Room], 673 Bourke St., #3
Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Speaking Effectively for Profit Bootcamp – Fri., October 5th  

3-day interactive program for businesses wanting to expand and maximise their valuable time by speaking to groups, creating credibility and recognition, and making you the “go to” person for your industry.

Where:  48 Edinburgh Road, Mooroolbark
Time: 8:15AM

Building a Referral Based Business – Tues., October 16th  

In this seminar, unlock the secrets to building your business so that your marketing is built right in to your product or service. That means you’ll be able to focus more on creating a profit, and less on what the competition is doing.

Where:  Milano’s Brighton Beach Hotel, 4 The Esplanade, Brighton Beach
Time: 9:00AM – 12:30PM

Product Camp Melbourne – Sat, October 20th  

ProductCamp is a great opportunity for you to learn from, teach to, and network with professionals involved in the Product Management, Marketing, and Development process.

Where:  PageUp People Head Office, Level 10, 91 William Street
Time: 8:00AM – 4:30PM


Business Risk is Risky Business: Seminar   – Wed., September 26th

Walker Strategies is proud to have Dr Walid El-Khoury as the guest speaker for the evening to provide a ‘road map’ which helps identify the important aspects of business risk, how risk plays a central role in the success (or failure) of any venture, and how business owners can use risk to their advantage.

Where:  Walker Strategies, Level 1, 195b Burwood Road, Burwood
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Ask the Experts – SME Panel Session   – Thurs., September 27th

Presented by Warringah Council & Northern Beaches College of TAFE.  The opportunity to get your business questions answered!

Where:  154 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale
Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM

Google Analytics User Conference – Sydney 2012   – Fri., September 28th

Oh, I want in on this event! Listen to the local Google certified experts from Loves Data and Internetrix as well as speakers from Google’s own Google Analytics team as they share their experience and insights directly with you.

Where:  The Mint Auditorium, 10 Macquarie Street
Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Introduction to AdWords   – Tues., October 2nd  

This series will help you understand Adwords and how to use it as a positive tool for growth for your business.

Where:  608 Harris Street, Ultimo
Time: 6:30PM

Sydney Business Awards 2012 – Wed., October 10th

Awards dinner hosted by David Koch. Bring your colleagues, clients, friends and family members to celebrate the best business in the City of Sydney with Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP, City Councillors and the NSW Minister for Small Business.

Where:  Grand Ballroom at The Westin Sydney, 1 Martin Place
Time:  6:00PM – 10:00PM

Social media & online business chat! – Tues., October 16th

It will be the perfect opportunity to get to know others in the industry, learn something new and share ideas and expertise.

Where:  Pumphouse Bar, 17 Little Pier St Haymarket
Time:  6:00PM