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Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Wed
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website – Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Essential Elements to Building a Successful Website - Bring your Own Device @ North Lakes Community Centre | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Your website is an extension of your business. In most cases it is the first time a potential customer could meet you. The saying always is – you have 7 seconds to make an impression! Question – what kind of impression do YOU want to make?

At the end of this two hour workshop you will have the knowledge to:

  1. determine what you ACTUALLY need in your website
  2. know the right questions to ask of an expert
  3. understand the fundamentals of website creation
  4. develop the basis of you website strategy

Once you have registered for the workshop you will receive the Building Your Website Template. Please ensure you download to your laptop so you can work through the template during the workshop

Sep
6
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ North Lakes Hotel
Sep 6 @ 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 Hotel.

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.

Sep
10
Tue
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Financial Literacy for Business Owners @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Financial Literacy for Business Owners, only 15 seats available

  • How to read a profit & loss and balance sheet
  • Why profit does not equal cash
  • What’s your profit formula?
  • Understand the importance of cash flow

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.

Oct
4
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ North Lakes Hotel
Oct 4 @ 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 Hotel.

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.

Oct
16
Wed
Getting Grant Ready – How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Getting Grant Ready - How to Complete a Grant Application @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

Getting Grant Ready:

  • Understanding  the seven-step process to ensure your business is best placed to take advantage of grant opportunities;
  • Understanding the importance of having a Strategic Business Plan and why this is the foundation stone on which your application is based;
  • Obtain practical tips on how to complete grant applications – including mapping an application to a current small business grant;
  • Obtain an overview of some of the relevant grant funding opportunities available to help you achieve your business goals.

8:45am Registration for a 9:00am Start

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.

To support this, Dianne has developed a special interest in accessing alternative funding arrangements to help businesses achieve their growth. As such, she specialises in evaluating and obtaining both Federal and State Grant funding for businesses operating in both the commercial arena and the not-for-profit space.

Nov
1
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ North Lakes Hotel
Nov 1 @ 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 Hotel.

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.

Nov
13
Wed
Planning for Business Growth @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Planning for Business Growth @ North Lakes Community Centre Meeting Room 1 | North Lakes | Queensland | Australia

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.

Dec
6
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ North Lakes Hotel
Dec 6 @ 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 Hotel.

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.