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OUT OF THE GROUND FESTIVAL

Date:01 Nov 2014
Non Members: $75.00
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Moorabool Shire and surrounding local farms
Email : info@ootgfestival.com.au
Phone: 0438 355 509

Details:
Come join us at our Out Of The Ground festival Tour on Saturday 1st November and Sunday 2nd November 2014. Enjoy the serenity of local farms and produce, experience the sights along the way and see the dedication and devotion of what it takes to produce quality locally grown foods.
Help us support our local farmers and experience the goodness and nutrition of what is grown out of our local soil with the opportunity to take it home with you whether it be a bunch or a box.
A fun, entertaining, Educational tour exposing our most hidden treasures of the Moorabool Shire and surrounds

Stay and Join us over the weekend, camping sites available, Experience our Saturday Night Outdoor Movie night on a local property and sit back relax and enjoy a Sunday Jazz Wine and cheese tasting afternoon.

It's a wonderful weekend promised to entice all lovers of Food and The Countryside.
Let us introduce you to Buninyong, The Moorabool Shire and surrounding Towns

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketbooth.com.au and visit our website http://www.ootgfestival.com.au/


OUT OF THE GROUND FESTIVAL

Date:02 Nov 2014
Non Members: $75.00
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Moorabool Shire and surrounding local farms
Email : info@ootgfestival.com.au
Phone: 0438 355 509

Details:
Come join us at our Out Of The Ground festival Tour on Saturday 1st November and Sunday 2nd November 2014. Enjoy the serenity of local farms and produce, experience the sights along the way and see the dedication and devotion of what it takes to produce quality locally grown foods.
Help us support our local farmers and experience the goodness and nutrition of what is grown out of our local soil with the opportunity to take it home with you whether it be a bunch or a box.
A fun, entertaining, Educational tour exposing our most hidden treasures of the Moorabool Shire and surrounds

Stay and Join us over the weekend, camping sites available, Experience our Saturday Night Outdoor Movie night on a local property and sit back relax and enjoy a Sunday Jazz Wine and cheese tasting afternoon.

It's a wonderful weekend promised to entice all lovers of Food and The Countryside.
Let us introduce you to Buninyong, The Moorabool Shire and surrounding Towns

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketbooth.com.au and visit our website http://www.ootgfestival.com.au/


Bookkeeping made easy - MYOB Online Demonstration

Date:11 Nov 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Crowe Horwath, 21 Armstrong St North, Ballarat
Email : ballarat@crowehorwath.com.au
Phone: 5304 5700
MYOB has a Cloud Accounting solution that gives you the choice of how you do your accounts; on your desktop, in the cloud or both, allowing a more flexible way of running your business, and is accessible from any location. So you can sit in a coffee shop with your iPad or mobile and do transactions! Because running a business is hard work, it makes sense to take advantage of such solutions to keep the accounting side of your business simple.To find out more about MYOB Cloud Accounting please email ballarat@crowehorwath.com.au to attend this demonstration.


Commerce Ballarat Info Comm Breakfast

Date:12 Nov 2014
Non Members: $25.00
Members: $15.00
Details:
Venue: Sails on the Lake, Wendouree Parade
Time: 7.00am-8.45am

Details:
Running a family business can be immensely rewarding, but also present unique and often unexpected challenges. Harwood Andrews is dedicated to supporting family businesses and in this breakfast seminar will cover topics relating to succession planning, development of family business structures, family constitutions, trade mark and intellectual property considerations for your business, and managing the challenges, pressures and unique factors that family businesses often face.
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:18 Nov 2014
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : tickets.speednet@gmail.com
Phone: 0353318036

Details: Our popular Speednet event returns to Ballarat.

The unique way that the evening is run will see you meeting, sharing and connecting with upto 29 other business people. What joint venture will you be able to develop - idea you could make happen - or even better how might you be able to help someone else in the room in their business?

Registration essential


Women in Leadership (Using your Strengths to become an Influential Leader)

Date:18 Nov 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: Craig's Royal Hotel
10 Lydiard Street South
Ballarat
Time: 11am - 12pm
Email : ballarat@bankofmelbourne.com.au
Phone: 03 4334 0100
Bank of Melbourne, Ballarat branch, invites you to:

Bank of Melbourne Business Seminar Series: Women in Leadership.

There is strong research to show that companies perform better with women in leadership roles. What competencies do women bring to organizations? What stereotypes exist about women in leadership and how can we counter these? This session aims to discuss these issues as well as provide insights into what you can do if you want to become a more influential leader.

Topics covered:
The diversity agenda
Leadership perceptions (gender biases)
What strengths do women bring to leadership? Factors found to be linked to managerial aspirations and advancement
How can women effectively leverage their strengths to become a more effective leader?

At the end of the session, participants will leave the class with a hand-out activity material provided during the session.

Guest speaker:
Vicki Carter,
Consulting Psychologist,
Assessment Dimensions

Light lunch and drinks included.

You're welcome to bring a friend or colleague to our business seminars. Simply add them to your RSVP for catering purposes. Please RSVP by 10 November to 03 4334 0100 or ballarat@bankofmelbourne.com.au


Commerce Ballarat Young Professionals Network

Date:19 Nov 2014
Non Members: $20.00
Members: Free
Details: Proudly supported by Harwood Andrews
Venue: @ Red Lion Hotel, 217-229 Main Road
Time: 5.30pm

This event provides young professionals with an
opportunity to get together to build networks and strengthen relationships with like minded individuals. First Drink and savouries provided.
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Ballarat HR Professionals Network

Date:19 Nov 2014
Non Members: $22.00
Members: $22.00
Details:
Venue: Ballarat Golf Club
Email : kaym@aigroup.asn.au
Phone: 5331 7688

This lunchtime presentation will explore the topic of Workforce Transition. What funding and incentives are available for employing older workers? what assistance is available to workers who lose their jobs? How can Centrelink, employers and welfare agencies work together to provide assistance to employees affected by redundancies? A panel of speakers will include James Everard, Centrelink, Geoff Sharp, Volunteering Ballarat and Brian Neylon, McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd. Registrations are required for this event.


FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar

Date:19 Nov 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Central Highlands Library Ballarat
Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

**LAST ONE FOR 2014!!**

Details:
To reserve your place please telephone the library on 03 5338 6850 OR email carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au

BE QUICK! LIMITED PLACES!!

We would like to invite you to attend one of our FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminars where we will TEACH you how to structure the layout of your own Resume/CV and Cover Letter. Please feel free to bring your current Resume/CV along.

You will also learn how to find what the keywords are in a job advertisement, how to select the "Right" Referees, how to correctly Address Key Selection Criteria and essential Interview Techniques to "Nail" that Interview!!


MachineSAFE Training

Date:20 Nov 2014
Non Members: TBA
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: Ballarat Mid City Motel
Email : training@pilz.com.au
Phone: 03 9544 6300
MachineSAFE Training is coming to Ballarat!
Introduction - $575.00
Advanced - $975.00

Course: MachineSAFE Introduction (Day 1)
Date: 20th November 2014

Course: MachineSAFE Advanced (Day 2 - Follow on from Introduction course)
Date: 21st November 2014

MachineSAFE Introduction (Day 1)
This popular course has been designed to provide a basic knowledge on how to make machinery safe. It has been updated to include the key points of machinery safety with reference to the new WHS legislation and Australian Standard AS4024.01 – 2006 Safety of Machinery.

MachineSAFE Advanced (Day 2 - Follow on from Introduction course)
This course is a follow on from the Introduction Course and has been specially put together for technical staff who are given the important task of building or upgrading safety features machinery. It delves into much more detail on the key aspects of mechanical and electrical safety design for machinery.

*PLEASE NOTE: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided along with appropriate classroom supplies.

Email us directly at training@pilz.com.au or call 03 9544 6300 to register.


Funding and Protectin Innovation

Date:20 Nov 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Jackson's & Co
Email : kaym@aigroup.asn.au
Phone: 5331 7688
Ai Group in partnership with PwC, will present this free information and networking session. Presentations will be made on government grants and incentives, in particular R&D Tax Incentives, to help businesses innovate and will also provide strategies for you to protect the resultant intellectual property. Two highly qualified speakers will present at this session, Garry Waugh a partner with PwC and Peter Gretton a Senior Associate with Davies Collision Cave.


Melbourne Food & Wine Festival CEO Natalie O'Brien

Date:25 Nov 2014
Non Members: $25.00
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Jacksons & Co, Cnr Mair & Lydiard Sts
Time: 3pm

Details:
Key note speaker - Natalie O'Brien, CEO of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, followed by drinks and networking.
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Commerce Ballarat Young Professionals Network

Date:27 Nov 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: PO Box Designs, 21 Peel Street North
Time: 7.30am - 9am
Please come along for a chat and a free coffee, pop in quickly or stay longer. A great way to network in a relaxed setting. No RSVP necessary.


Commerce Ballarat 505 Club

Date:04 Dec 2014
Non Members: $16.50
Members: Free
Details: Hosted by Golden City Hotel
Venue: Sturt Street, Ballarat
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
An evening of networking and fostering relationships to grow your business.
Drinks and Savouries provided
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:10 Feb 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Speednet Events Ballarat - Women Only

Date:10 Mar 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

12.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Speednet Events Ballarat - Women Only

Date:14 Apr 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

6.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:12 May 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details: Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036
Details: The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

6.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


Speednet Events Ballarat - Mixed

Date:09 Jun 2015
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $35.00
Details:
Venue: Lake View Hotel
Email : rachel@visionary-group.com.au
Phone: 03 5331 8036

The unique structure of these Speed Networking events will have you meeting and exchanging business cards with every person in the room.

12.45pm Start

Visit www.speednetballarat.com.au


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