Upcoming Events

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May
20
Mon
Dept of State Development – Inside Advanced Manufacturing @ Various Venues
May 20 – May 24 all-day

Showcasing the future of manufacturing in Queensland
20-24 May 2019
We’re supporting Queensland’s manufacturers and helping them remain globally competitive. Our 10-year plan is designed to increase the adoption of leading-edge design, innovation, technologies, processes and practices.

Inside Advanced Manufacturing is a week-long series of advanced manufacturing showcase events taking place across Queensland from 20-24 May 2019.

During this week, a selection of Queensland’s top manufacturers will open their doors to other manufacturers and demonstrate their innovative manufacturing techniques and technologies in practice.

We invite you to join us for a behind-the-scenes tour where you will learn from Queensland’s early adopters of innovative and cutting-edge processes, systems and technologies.

Digital technologies, robotics, automation and software integration will all be on show.

View the state-wide schedule of events.

Check out the list of exhibitors on our website and register your interest to participate in a tour of their facility.

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May
21
Tue
Planning for Business Growth @ Wantima Country Club
May 21 @ 9:15 am – 12:30 pm
Planning for Business Growth @ Wantima Country Club | Brendale | Queensland | Australia

Registration: 9:15am for 9:30am start

Planning for Business Growth

  • 4 key ways to grow your business
  • Identifying and evaluating common barriers to growth
  • Identifying Funding opportunities

This practical session will be presented by Dianne Brown, Business Advisor with SRJ Walker Wayland on behalf of RDA Moreton Bay

Dianne is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years public practice experience in the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market. Dianne’s career has been fuelled by her intellectual curiosity and her desire to know how businesses work, what drives the business and its owners and how we can do things better to achieve both our business and life goals.

Dianne’s special skill is her ability to communicate complex tax and accounting information in easy to understand language tailored to various audiences including business owners, managers, non-accountants and accountants.

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May
23
Thu
Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce – Belvedere Business Mingle @ The Belvedere Hotel
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May
28
Tue
Hills Chamber of Commerce – Breakfast Meeting & AGM – Speaker: Craig Shim @ Arana Leagues Club
May 28 @ 6:45 am – 9:00 am
Hills Chamber of Commerce - Breakfast Meeting & AGM - Speaker: Craig Shim @ Arana Leagues Club | Keperra | Queensland | Australia

The Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce Inc is committed to serving the needs of all of its constituents. Our vision is for our Chamber to become Queensland’s most culturally-inclusive chamber of commerce and for our member businesses to lead the way in leveraging the cultural diversity that already exists in our region

To that end, we have formed a Cultural Inclusiveness Committee being led by Craig Shim as the Committee Chair. Craig’s presentation will cover:

  • An enhanced understanding of the cultural diversity within the Hills & Districts
  • An overview of cultural inclusiveness opportunities within the Chamber and within member businesses
  • Some practical initiatives to attract and support emerging talent, entrepreneurs and businesses to our chamber and region and
  • In insight on how Cultural Inclusiveness can provide us with greater capabilities for accessing international markets.
  • An understanding of how the Cultural Inclusiveness Committee can support Chamber members
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May
30
Thu
Dept of State Development: Capability Statement Workshop @ Conference Room
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

What is a capability statement?

A capability statement is a communication tool to demonstrate to your clients, at-a-glance, what your business is and what you can do for them.

It provides general and specific information about your business, experience, areas of expertise, competencies and achievements.

Capability statements are a key requirement in the pre-qualification for government projects and tendering opportunities, as well as private sector projects and sub-contractor work. It allows procurement teams to assess your potential to deliver goods and services.

Why attend a workshop?

This interactive workshop will provide valuable information to enable you to develop your own capability statement. The workshop will cover:

  • how to use your capability statement to market your product or service;
  • how to use your capability statement to accompany contract tender submissions;
  • best-practice fundamentals for developing and drafting a powerful capability statement;
  • how to access the latest information on Queensland’s supply chain opportunities.

This is an interactive 4 hour workshop. Pre-payment is required. A tax invoice will be issued as confirmation of booking.

Included: Tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea and handouts.

Register now for the next Capability Statement Workshop.

More information

Contact Gil Harkness by email Gil.Harkness@dsdmip.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5352 9705.

DSDMIP collects registration information, including personal details, related to attendance at business seminars run by the department. The information will not be disclosed to any third parties, unless authorised or required by law. Workshops may be cancelled if registration levels are not met. You will be notified of alternatives available to you.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Queensland Government, represented by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, is the event organiser.
  2. The event organiser may engage photographers to take photos of or film people presenting at or attending the event.
  3. By purchasing this ticket you agree to the event organiser making images and recordings, whether sound, digital or otherwise, of you at the event.
  4. You authorise the event organiser to store and use, publish or reproduce the images and recordings in any form and by any medium for public relations, promotions, commercial and advertising purposes.
  5. In any form and by any medium includes newspapers, magazines, brochures, television advertisements, promotional videos, CD-ROM, internet websites and social media, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Vimeo or other multimedia.
  6. The event organiser may also store the images and recordings in the Queensland Government Image Library.
  7. The event organiser may use and disclose your personal information from the registration form in association with your images and recordings.
  8. The event organiser will be the owner of the copyright in the images and recordings in all forms and in all mediums in perpetuity.
  9. You will not be entitled to claim any payment, royalty or other consideration from the event organiser for making, storing, using, publishing or reproducing the images and recordings.

If you do not understand any terms of this consent please ask a representative of the event organiser before the event begins.

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Jun
4
Tue
Dept of State Development: Tendering for Business Workshop @ Conference Room
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Do you want to maximise you chances of winning work?

Join us for the Departments popular Tendering for Business Workshop as we show you the art of developing and submitting conforming and effective tenders, including:

  • The principles of government procurement policies and processes;
  • How to interpret and effectively respond to offer and tender documents;
  • Where to look for current and upcoming tendering opportunities;
  • How to interpret terms and conditions
  • How to identify purchasing requirements for products and services.

This is an interactive 4 hour workshop. Pre-payment is required. A tax invoice will be issued as confirmation of booking.

Included: Tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea, handouts and a USB memory stick containing useful links and information.

Register now for the next tendering workshop

More information

Contact Tim McGrath by email Tim.McGrath@dsdmip.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5352 9703.

DSDMIP collects registration information, including personal details, related to attendance at business seminars run by the department. The information will not be disclosed to any third parties, unless authorised or required by law. Workshops may be cancelled if registration levels are not met. You will be notified of alternatives available to you.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Queensland Government, represented by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, is the event organiser.
  2. The event organiser may engage photographers to take photos of or film people presenting at or attending the event.
  3. By purchasing this ticket you agree to the event organiser making images and recordings, whether sound, digital or otherwise, of you at the event.
  4. You authorise the event organiser to store and use, publish or reproduce the images and recordings in any form and by any medium for public relations, promotions, commercial and advertising purposes.
  5. In any form and by any medium includes newspapers, magazines, brochures, television advertisements, promotional videos, CD-ROM, internet websites and social media, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Vimeo or other multimedia.
  6. The event organiser may also store the images and recordings in the Queensland Government Image Library.
  7. The event organiser may use and disclose your personal information from the registration form in association with your images and recordings.
  8. The event organiser will be the owner of the copyright in the images and recordings in all forms and in all mediums in perpetuity.
  9. You will not be entitled to claim any payment, royalty or other consideration from the event organiser for making, storing, using, publishing or reproducing the images and recordings.

If you do not understand any terms of this consent please ask a representative of the event organiser before the event begins.

Privacy Notice

The Department/Agency is collecting the information on this photo and film consent form in order to use images and recordings of you in promotional materials for the Queensland Government and as otherwise stated above. This information will only be accessed by authorised employees within the Department/Agency. Some of this information may be given to other departments/agencies, contractors of this Department/Agency and other departments/agencies and authorised users of the Queensland Government Image Library for the purpose of using images and recordings of you in promotional materials. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have given us your consent or we are required or permitted by law.

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Redcliffe Peninsular Chamber of Commerce – Entrepreneurship @ Mon Komo Hotel
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Apart from our usual networking and updates come along and hear about Entrepreneurship with Murray Gillen

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Jun
5
Wed
How to Effectively, Re-Engage, Re-Purpose and Retain Your Customers to Save Thousands in your Marketing – Interactive Workshop @ Caboolture Hub
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
How to Effectively, Re-Engage, Re-Purpose and Retain Your Customers to Save Thousands in your Marketing - Interactive Workshop @ Caboolture Hub | Caboolture | Queensland | Australia

About the workshop

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP – BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE 

Did you know that brands lose an average of 25% of their mailing list annually, and between 25-50% of customers become inactive?

If they are not communicating with you, they will be communicating with your competitors. Using Mailchimp as the main email communication platform, in this workshop you will learn:

  • Setup your newsletter for increased engagement
  • The process for developing an automated response campaign
  • 3 tricks to re-engage your old and outdated database
  • How to integrate with other software platforms for automated communication

This is a hands-on workshop where you will be working inside Mailchimp and creating templates to send.

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Jun
7
Fri
Interactive Business Lunch Series: Todd Sampson – Marketing & Brain Power @ Eatons Hill Hotel
Jun 7 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join Business Moreton Bay Region on Friday 7 June for a special presentation with one of the country’s most influential executives, Todd Sampson. Tickets include a 2-course lunch and beverages, and access to the exclusive networking function.

TODD SAMPSON PRESENTS ‘BRAIN POWER’

Todd is the breakout star of the hit ABC show, Gruen Planet and a co-host on the Channel 10 news show, The Project. Todd is also the writer, producer and host of a discovery science documentary series called Redesign My Brain, which won Documentary of the Year. He is writer, producer and host for the Discovery Channel’s Bodyhack, nominated for Best Factual Series and Most Outstanding Documentary of the Year. He is also the writer, producer and host of ABC documentary, Life on the Line.

Todd was the CEO and non-executive Chairman of Leo Burnett, Australia. His company was ranked as the seventh most creative company in the world.

Todd is the co-creator of the Earth Hour initiative, which was the largest environmental movement in history.

The Financial Review and News Limited ranked him as one of the most influential executives in Australia.

Todd sits on the Board of Directors on both Fairfax and Qantas. Outside of work, Todd enjoys mountaineering and has climbed to the top of Mount Everest unguided.

Marketing Panel

Prior to Todd’s presentation, a panel of industry experts will discuss the latest marketing trends and challenges. Panelists to be announced soon!

Exclusive Networking Event

Connect with key stakeholders and businesses from around the region at the exclusive networking function following the business luncheon. The networking function will run from 2.30pm to 5.00pm. Business Moreton Bay Region Event Series registrations are now open.

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North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ North Lakes Sports Club
Jun 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join other members and guests of the Chamber on the first Friday of each month for a social networking event at the North Lakes Sports Club.

End the week with a relaxing afternoon for a drink, chat and catch up with other businesses within the North Lakes region.

Please note that tickets must be purchased prior to attending this event.

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