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How Supplier Collaboration Builds your Business

Date:22 Aug 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Presented by the Timber Merchants Association

Venue: Industry Skills Training Centre, Federation University, Grant Street, Ballarat
Time: 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Details:
Learn how to increase business profitability by being ethical, sustainable and connected. This session will be presented by Eric Siegers, CEO, Timber Merchants Association and Cliff Moss, CEO, Good Business Matters. Come along and network with friends and local businesses and discover the resources available from local merchants, associations and suppliers to improve customer service and build relationships. (Bookings Essential)

For further information and to book:
Call Ingrida Matulis on 9875 5000 or email info@timber.asn.au


Sending Business Back to School

Date:25 Aug 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Presented by Phoenix P-12 Community College in partnership with the Highlands Local Learning and Employment Network

Venue: Phoenix Secondary College, Hertford Street, Sebastopol
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Details:
Local business leaders will go back to the classroom to get a taste of learning today and to interact with their employees of tomorrow. Participants will interact with current students, experience VET classes in Building and Construction, Event Management and Hairdressing and use current in-school ICT Weebly and Edmodo. A Q&A style session for students and participants will wrap up the day. (Bookings Essential)

For further information and to book:
Call Deborah Ellis on 5336 5021 or email info@highlandsllen.org


One Stop Small Business Support

Date:26 Aug 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Presented by the Small Business Commissioner

Time: 7.30am - 9.00am
Venue: Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar, 18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat

Details:
This session will provide advice, tips and a general overview of the services provided by Business Victoria, the Small Business Mentoring Service, Consumer Affairs Victoria and the Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) including how to start up a business, business relationships, retail leases, trading fairly, consumer guarantees, product safety, complaint management and more. (Bookings Essential - includes breakfast)

For further information and to book:
Call Emma Ryan on 9651 7636 or email emma.ryan@vsbc.vic.gov.au


Cloud Accounting + Financial Literacy

Date:26 Aug 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Presented by Crowe Horwath in partnership with the Ballarat Business Centre


Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue: Crowe Horwath, 21 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat

Details:
You are in business to make money and every dollar counts! So learn how to make wise business decisions based on sound financial live data. This interactive workshop will provide you with a better understanding of your business's financial statements and increase your overall financial literacy. You will learn the benefits of using Cloud Accounting, the main options available and how easy it is to migrate to, use and save heaps of time! (Bookings Essential)

For further information and to book:
Call Natalie Falciglia on 5304 5700 or email ballarat@crowehorwath.com.au


Business planning - how to plan for growth and success

Date:27 Aug 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Bank of Melbourne - Ballarat
Shop 27 - 40, Central Square Shopping Centre, Armstrong Street South
Email : ballarat@bankofmelbourne.com.au
Phone: 03 4334 0100
Time: 6pm - 8pm

Details:
Joe Bagnato is an industry leading specialist in the area of process re-engineering, systems improvement and implementations and project management. Joe's background includes extensive accounting, management & business experience, evidenced in his roles as a Financial Controller and Consultant across a range of industries.

Join us on the 27th of August for an exclusive event to hear Joe share his knowledge on business planning and how your business can better plan for success and growth.

Bookings essential as spaces are limited

RSVP 20th August by email ballarat@bankofmelbourne.com.au

Drinks and canapes provided


Workshop: Inform the future Victorian website for Small-Medium Business

Date:02 Sep 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Quest Ballarat, 7-11 Dawson St North, Ballarat
Time: 5.30-7pm, 5pm registration and refreshments
Email : janbayley@bigpond.com
Phone: 0413 875 872

Details: Businesses with experiences in issues concerning electricity, gas, water and fuel and website communications are invited to contribute via a facilitated workshop. The Victorian Government is seeking the insights of SME businesses to help design a new practical online business sustainability portal. Discussions will also cover the facts of online information services.
Participants will receive a $100 voucher for 45 minute session with a business expert mentor of their choice.

RSVP by Wed 27 August to janbayley@bigpond.com
Enquiries Helen Millicer, 0413 875 872


FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar

Date:03 Sep 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Central Highlands Library Ballarat
Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

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!!


Leadership Ballarat & Western Region "Leaders Forum 2015" Information Night

Date:09 Sep 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: North Ballarat Sports Club Ballarat - Main Room
Creswick Rd, Ballarat
Email : admin@lbwr.com.au
Phone: 0353321247

Leadership Ballarat and Western Region is recruiting for the 2015 Leaders Forum program.

The leadership program is an experiential learning program for up to 30 emerging leaders from diverse industry and community sectors. The program provides you with access to a wide range of community leaders, will broaden your understanding of leadership, connect you to diverse networks, enable you to explore the community and region in which you live, work and play and reflect personally and professionally on the way you shape your future. We have some scholarships available, for further information visit www.lbwr.org

This information session will provide an overview of the program year, give you access to past participants and explain the recruitment process. Applications close 9th October 2014


Commerce Ballarat Info Comm Breakfast

Date:15 Sep 2014
Non Members: $35.00
Members: $20.00
Details:
Venue: The George Hotel, upstairs
Time: 7am - 8:30am

Details:
Key note speaker - Richard Emery, CEO & Managing Director of Nissan Motor Company Australia and New Zealand. He is a Board Member of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries.
Richard has spent 30 years in the automotive industry in both Australia and South East Asia and held senior sales & marketing roles with Land Rover, Mitsubishi and Mercedes-Benz in Australia and spent time in Singapore with Audi AG as a Senior Country Manager responsible for Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and South Korea.

He was educated at Ballarat Clarendon College, where he was School Captain in 1982. He and his family (Wife Fiona and 3 children) returned to live in Ballarat 6 years ago.
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


Speednet Events Australia

Date:16 Sep 2014
Non Members: $30.00
Members: TBA
Details:
Venue: The Lake View Hotel, Wendouree Parade
Email : tickets.speednet@gmail.com
Phone: 03 5331 8036

Details: You will be given an opportunity to network & promote your business in a relaxed & friendly environment.

Ticket price includes light supper. Drinks will be available at bar prices.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
All women in business who are wanting to meet like minded business women & expand their business network. Be sure to register your ticket early to secure the early bird ticket price.


FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar

Date:22 Sep 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details: Venue: Central Highlands Library Ballarat
Time: 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

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!!


FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar

Date:03 Oct 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Central Highlands Library Ballarat
Time: 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

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!!


Commerce Ballarat 505 Club

Date:09 Oct 2014
Non Members: $16.50
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: McCallum Industries, 1820 Sturt Street, Ballarat
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Details:
An evening of networking and fostering relationships to grow your business.
Drinks and Savouries provided
Members and Non-Members: REGISTER HERE


FREE 2 Hour Resume Writing Seminar

Date:22 Oct 2014
Non Members: Free
Members: Free
Details:
Venue: Central Highlands Library Ballarat
Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Email : carmel@provenresumeresults.com.au
Phone: 0407 143 431

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!!


OUT OF THE GROUND FESTIVAL

Date:01 Nov 2014
Non Members: $75.00
Members: $75.00
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: $75.00
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/


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!!


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