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Upcoming Events in June 2018

Confident Public Speaking workshop Quest, 7 Dawson St North, Ballarat
Date: Tuesday 19th
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $147 incl. GST until 5th June. $197 from 6th June.

Practical, fun and engaging workshop, ideal for business owners, professionals - basically anyone who needs to get their message across confidently and clearly. Early bird expires Tues 5th June, and there are bonuses. Content is proven and researched.

 

 

Contact: Sarah@improveyourpublicspeaking.com.au | Phone: 0403 185 782

Industry Chat - Retail Quest Ballarat
Date: Wednesday 20th
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

An opportunity for the retail Industry to come together and learn and discuss relevant issues.

 

Please note: Industry chats are only open to those in the specified sector.

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Pricing for maximum profit: How to set just-right prices Ballarat Business Centre
Date: Wednesday 20th
Time: 5:15pm - 7:30pm

Cost: $20.00

Discover what’s behind every good pricing strategy so you can develop one of your own that strikes the right balance between profit and greater market share.

Understand why pricing is the most important ‘p’ in the marketing mix, why both must be aligned to your business objectives, and the parts played by demand, cost, product lifecycles and your competitors.

Find out how to improve cash flow, avoid the five most common pricing mistakes, steer clear of price wars, when to use discounting and how it impacts profits. 


Get on top of the key numbers, including gross margin, mark-up and breakeven, and learn how to identify your best sellers so you can pump up the profits.

Delivered by a small business financial expert and packed with practical tips, tools and techniques you can apply straight away, this workshop includes a free one-on-one mentoring session to guide you through the process of developing a pricing strategy of your own.

Most small business owners find pricing difficult. Make it easy at this essential Small Business Victoria workshop, one of many that have helped businesses in Victoria get started for over 10 years.

Includes a free follow-up one-on-one mentoring session with an experienced small business finance mentor.

Is this workshop for you?

Learn how to:

  • Develop an effective pricing strategy to match your business objectives
  • Monitor and manage key numbers
  • Understand gross margin, mark-up and breakeven
  • Identify your most profitable goods or services
  • Recognise five common pricing strategy mistakes
  • Discount effectively
  • Access tools, templates, support and resources in future.

**Please arrive by 5pm for a 5:15pm start**

Contact: reception@ballaratbusiness.com.au | Phone: 353642900

Contemporary Art Sale- End of Financial Year Ballarat Trades Hall
Date: Saturday 23rd
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Free entry

Exemplary artists who exhibit nationally and international live in Ballarat and this is a terrific opportunity for the business community to not only snap up some great artworks to improve their client comfort and office ambience but also take advantage of the Federal Governments Small Business Immediate Asset Depreciation Scheme which ends in June this year.

Contact: taswansbrough@gmail.com | Phone: 0434 769 755

Industry Chat - Hospitality Mitchell Harris Wines
Date: Tuesday 26th
Time: 8:45am - 10:15am

An opportunity for the hospitality Industry to come together and learn and discuss relevant issues.

 

Please note: Industry chats are only open to those in the specified sector.

Register here

Young Professionals Network - Coffee Catch Up June Webster's Market & Cafe
Date: Thursday 28th
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am

The Young Professionals Network meets on the last Thursday of every month for coffee 7.30am-9am

Pop in for quick chat and coffee before work, or feel free to stay longer. Take a break from your usual routine to catch up with like-minded young professioanls in a relaxed setting. 

*No RSVP required for the YPN Coffee Catch Ups

Register here