November 26 - December 02
Hosted by Federation Business School
Date: Wednesday 9 December
Venue: Ballarat Technology Park Central
106-110 Lydiard St Sth
CLICK HERE to view map (Building T)
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Non Members: $16.50
Details: An evening of networking and building relationships to grow your business, drinks and nibbles provided.
This 505 Club will also be an opportunity to acknowledge both our Mentees and Mentors from the 2015 Mentoring Program.
Members & Non-members: REGISTER HERE
Guest Speaker: Jane Ferrari
Date: Tuesday 02 February 2016
Venue: Oscars Hotel, 18 Doveton St Sth
Time: 7.00am - 9.00am
Non Members: $30.00
Details: The job title of 'Winemaker - Communications’ scarcely indicates the scope of Jane Ferrari’s role at Yalumba Wines and still less of her expansive personality. Her passion is as infectious as it is heartfelt. If you spend an hour or so with Jane, be it in a London boardroom, a New York tasting or at the Angaston winery, you will learn more about the heritage and culture of Yalumba and the wider Barossa region than most locals learn in a lifetime.
Members & Non-members: REGISTER HERE
Ignite Your Business 2016
Presented by Federation Business School
Date: Tuesday 16 February 2016
Venue: Ballarat Technology Park - Central Seminar Theatre
Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm
Non members: $45.00
Details: This workshop will assist you in understanding the benefits of strategic planning for your business. It will provide you with the skills to undertake the process and give you the opportunity to reflect on your business whilst interacting with other business owners from the region. The workshop will have a focus on growing your business in a sustainable way and will help you to identify the strategies that may give you an edge over your competitors.
Members & Non members: REGISTER HERE
Young Professionals Network - Coffee Catch Up
@ The Lake View Hotel
Date: Thursday 25 February
Time: 7.30am - 9.00am
Free for CB members
Details: Please come along for a chat and a free coffee feel free to quickly pop in or stay longer. A great way to network in a relaxed setting, with like minded young professionals.
No RSVP necessary.
2016 Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards Sponsorship
As part of its role in providing a united voice, strong, reliable leadership and advocacy for business, Commerce Ballarat is proud to be hosting the 2016 Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards. Commerce Ballarat is offering you the opportunity to link your business with these prestigious awards, ONE category sponsorship is still available for 2016! For more info contact email@example.com
2016 Commerce Ballarat Mentoring Program now OPEN!
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the 2016 Commerce Ballarat Mentoring Program. This is an exciting opportunity for Ballarat businesses, suitable for new enterprises or those that require assistance to grow or develop their business further. The program is free of charge for Commerce Ballarat Members! For more information download flyer
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Work for the Dole
Have you thought about becoming a host for a Work for the Dole activity run by Gforce Employment Solutions? You may be surprised at the benefits for your not-for-profit, charity or government agency. Work for the Dole allows job seekers to prepare for the work environment and learn new skills by participating in activities that are of local benefit, and allows organisations to benefit from the extra hands provided by the job seekers. More info>>>
Want to get your Company name in front of a captive audience of 8000 people for 9 hours?
The Ballarat Beer Festival in January 2016 has a couple of remaining opportunities to sponsor a couple of new initiatives - CLICK HERE
for more sponsorship information. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
and don't forget the Brew cage opportunity for you and your clients and/or staff - an reserved seat and table in a marquee, a two course lunch and $20 of tasting tokens - for individual bookings and details go to the website www.ballaratbeerfestival.com.au
or if a reserved table of 10 is required at a discount price of $1450, email email@example.com
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