Small business events round up: 30 July 2012

If you have a knowledge gap, events are a terrific way to fill them. Here’s this round of interesting small business events below.


2012 Women in Global Business Speaker Series – Mon, July 30th
Listen to and learn from prominent business women who have succeeded internationally in international growth markets. The objective here is to bring together women involved in international trade and investment across Australia and its trading partners to help them develop sustainable business.
Where:  KPMG Level 5, 147 Collins Street, Melbourne
Time:  8:00AM – 12:30PM

SMART Networking ‘RICHMOND’ Forums – Victoria  Fri, August 10th
Join a friendly like-minded group of small business owners from the Knox area who are committed to working together to help and support one another in building extraordinary businesses through sharing ideas and resources, masterminding, and creating strategic alliances, joint ventures and partnerships.
Where: Cafe 1330, 1330 Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby (Behind the café)
Time:  12:30PM – 2:30PM 

Beyond Angry Birds: Using Your iPad as an Effective Business Tool – Mon, August 13th
This two hour workshop will provide practical tips on how to transform your iPad into an invaluable business tool. (I can’t live without mine!).
Where:  Hub Melbourne, Bourke St
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Women In Business Luncheon – From the Kitchen Table to the Global Market – Wed, August 15th
One of my favourite people to listen to—Carman’s founder Carolyn Creswell is living proof that you can run a successful business and still have a genuine work-life balance.
Where:  Functions on Chapel @ Prahran Town Hall, 255A Chapel St, Prahran 3141
Time: 12:00PM 

Women in Focus: Spotlight on Entrepreneurs – Wed, August 15th
How are businesses using technology, what are the emerging trends and how does Australia sit globally? Event includes 4 amazing panellists:
Katherine Milesi, Partner, Deloitte
Anita Eglitis, Co-Founder, Techseeder
James Tuckerman, Founder & Editor in Chief, Anthill Magazine
Rebecca Derrington, Founder, Sourcebottle
Where: Bourke Street, Melbourne
Time: 6.00PM – 8.15PM

Business Chicks Breakfast – Fri, August 24th
Hear from our uplifting speaker Ita Buttrose 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!


Women in Focus: Spotlight on Entrepreneurs – Thurs August 2nd
How are businesses using technology, what are the emerging trends and how does Australia sit globally? Event includes 5 great panellists:
Joshua Tanchel, Partner, Deloitte
Rebekah Campbell, CEO,
Kim Chen, Co-Founder, Tjoos and StartupCamp
Pascale Helyar-Moray, Founder, StyleRocks
Kath Purkis, Director, Le Black Book
Where: Sussex Street, Sydney
Time: 6.00PM – 8.15PM 

Professional Networking Night – Wed, August 15th
Professional Networking Nights are a mix of facilitated networking and casual chatter over a glass of wine and canapes. The vibe is very much about like-minded women reaching out to one another sharing contacts, knowledge and experiences.
Where: PwC, Level 10, Tower 2, 201 Sussex Street
Time:  6:00PM – 8:00PM

Future of Digital Publishing Series – Thurs, August 16th
The Future of Digital Publishing is the premier event for publishers and agencies looking to create successful models for aggregating, managing and publishing online. Wish I was a Sydney sider for this one!
Where: Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour
Time:  8:00AM – 12:00PM

Work – Live – Socialise Unconference – Sat, August 18th
Work – Live – Socialise Unconference explores how we can achieve balance in an increasingly unbalanced world.
Where: UNSW, Level 2 Mathews Building F23
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

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

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