Events Guide: August 2017

Winter is here! But there are a bunch of great reasons to step away from the tele and check out one of the many events happening around Melbourne and Sydney this month. 

Melbourne

Small Business Festival Victoria
1 August - 7 September | Melbourne and regional Victoria
There are over 590 events to explore (many of them free) in this month-long strong program. Designed for small businesses and the entrepreneurially minded, you'll find some gems on marketing, finance, writing, business planning and more. Get exploring and connect with other small business owners in Victoria. For tickets visit Small Business Festival Victoria.

Grow your brand on a budget
Tuesday 1 August, 6-8pm | Tickets $95 + BF
Collabosaurus & One Roof have joined forces to bring you a jam-packed, 2hr workshop for growing your brand on a budget. The goal of this intimate workshop is to get your marketing channels working for you. We'll build out your business ecosystem so you can generate sales at the lowest possible marketing cost. Find out more and book your spot here

Life InStyle
3-6 August | Tickets from $30
Life InStyle is Australia's premium boutique retail trade event that showcases products and brands on the cooler side of style and design. Check out the Conversation Series where you can score tickets to learn about organising your business, building a tribe and creating unique content that stands out . Note this is a trade only event so you must be in the retail industry to attend. For tickets visit Life InStyle.

Stress and Depression in the Workplace: Let's Talk About It
Thursday 3 August, 6 - 8.30pm | Tickets $45 + BF
One in five Australians have taken time off work in the past 12 months because they felt stressed, anxious, depressed or mentally unhealthy, and this statistic is doubled amongst those who consider their workplace mentally unhealthy. Speakers will openly discuss topics including how to change attitudes towards stress and depression in the workplace, striking it right with work/life balance and so much more. Book your ticket to this event here.

Photography + Styling Workshop with Prue Aja
Sunday 6 August, 9.30am - 4.30pm | Tickets $695  
Do you have a good camera and stunning products that you want to show the world, but it never seems to work out as you imagined? This interactive facilitated by photographer Prue Aja, will arm you with the confidence to style, shoot and edit images that will make sales, grow your business and feed the never ending demands of social media. Find our more and book your spot here.

The rise of female entrepreneurs (and how you can be one too)!
Wednesday 9 August, 6-8pm | Tickets $10 + BF
Ever wanted to quit your day job and start your own business? Dream of taking your side hustle full time? Now is your time to shine. This even run by She Mentors is all about finding the thing you're passionate about and turning it into a profitable business. Book your ticket to this event here

Find your feet mastermind session
Friday 18 August, 12-1.30pm | FREE
A mastermind for freelancers and solo biz owners in their first year of business. Join others as they find their feet over lunch (BYO) to discuss the session topic: clients. Getting them, keeping them, building strong relationships with the best ones. For more information visit The CoWork Co.  

9 to Thrive by Business Chicks
Friday 11 August, 9am-5.30pm & Saturday 12 August 10am-4pm, | Tickets from $35
Over two days hear a mixture of keynotes and panel conversations from more than 30 entrepreneurs, influencers, thought leaders and creatives on the 9 to Thrive stage. Speakers include Tash Sefton & Elle Ferguson (They All Hate Us), Celeste Barbar (Comedian), Justine Cullen (ELLE Australia), Dr Libby Weaver (Nutritional Biochemist/Author), Lorna Jane and so many more. Get ready to go after anything you want with all this sweet sweet inspiration. 

Sydney

Foundations of Digital Marketing
Tuesday 1 August, 6.15-8.30pm | Tickets $149.95
Learn how to set a strong, strategic and integrated digital marketing plan that will allow your brands’ digital presence to grow and scale. In this class you will be following best practices, learning the latest tactics and ensuring you’re aligned with your customer. Run by the good folks at Collective Hub, this has sold out in the past so don't dilly dally. Book your ticket here

The Dangerous Blogger Workshop for Business Owners
Monday 7 August, 9am - 1pm | $150 + gst
Are you afraid of staying invisible forever? You’ve poured your blood, sweat and tears into your business, but your competitors are better known than you are. You can build the reputation you deserve. How? By discovering your “Dangerous Voice”. The voice that uses your own wisdom, knowledge and experience to make you stand out. Find out more and book your ticket here

Own your confidence
Thursday 10 August, 6.15-8.30pm | Tickets $149.95
Held at Collective Hub HQ, this masterclass will help build your confidence and give you the tools to be more assertive in the workplace (and in life). Learn how to overcome limiting beliefs that are holding you back, step into your power and flex your mindset so you can act on things you want most. Book your ticket here.

9 to Thrive by Business Chicks
Friday 11 August, 9am-5.30pm & Saturday 12 August 10am-4pm, | Tickets from $35
Over two days hear a mixture of keynotes and panel conversations from more than 30 entrepreneurs, influencers, thought leaders and creatives on the 9 to Thrive stage. Speakers include Tash Sefton & Elle Ferguson (They All Hate Us), Celeste Barbar (Comedian), Kayla Itsines (SWEAT with Kayla), Elanor Pendleton (Gritty Pretty), Nicole Eckles (Glasshouse Fragrances) and so many more. Get ready to go after anything you want with this powerful biz knowledge in your brain. 

 

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