Events Guide: January 2018

Happy New Year! We're returning to the office well rested and ready to make 2018 our best year yet! It seems people are heads-down in hustle and harvest mode this month (or maybe lucky enough to have an extended holiday), however, there are a few wonderful events that can help you get ahead as a freelancer, creative entrepreneur or small business owner. Enjoy!  

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MELBOURNE

Workshop: Introduction to Facebook Advertising
Saturday 13 January, 10am-4pm | Tickets $180
Why not start the year by learning a little more about Facebook ads. They can be a powerful tool to drive enquiries and money your way. In this class you'll learn how to create a sound advertising strategy, ways to target your ideal customers on Facebook, the different types of Facebook ads and how to select the right one for your business, and how to create killer ad content that converts! Run by the folks at General Assembly. Book now

How to Leave the 9-5 and Start Your Own Business
Wednesday 17 January, 6-7.30pm | $10 donation
If the idea of starting your own business has been lingering for some time, this is the event to find out more. Get advice on how to choose the best option to take you closer to your entrepreneurial dream? How to sift through all the information that comes your way and select the perfect fit for your business? These experts will help you clear your mind on how to pick out the best entrepreneurial opportunity that is right for you. Book now

That Moment My Startup Took Off
Wednesday 24 January, 6-7.30pm | FREE for the first 50 tickets
Buckle up and prepare yourself for an exciting entrepreneurial ride. Hear from business leaders and pick some tips that you can take with you to your workstation, then get ready to ignite that idea into actions that can propel your startup to great success. The line up is set to inspire. Find out more and book your free spot here (limited to first 50 tickets). 

How to create a powerful personal brand
Wednesday 31 January, 12.30-1.30pm | FREE
Personal branding is how you package yourself and communicate your unique skills and the value you bring to an organisation. Strategically building your brand and taking control of it will effectively position you as an authority in your domain and a person of influence. Learn practical steps to help you answer the question "tell me about yourself" with confidence and clarity in this free workshop. Held at General Assembly, secure your free ticket here

BRISBANE

Mitch Reyes on Anxiety by Creative Mornings
Friday 19 January, 7.30-9am | FREE
Mitch Reyes is a full-time doer. As a freelance designer, a regional brand photographer for lululemon, business owner at Barbara Bar and certified pilates instructor (yes, all of the above) the art of spinning many plates has pushed him to find a friend in Anxiety. His love/hate relationship with this emotion has led him on a path of personal development and creativity. Registration opens Jan 15th and is free to attend, but get in quick and click here to book! 

Pop Your Business Workshop - Turn your 1:1 services into a 1:many
Thursday 25 January, 9.30am-12.30pm | Tickets from $20
Have you ever felt stretched as a service provider, coach and wish you could offer your service to more people? This half-day workshop will teach you how to leverage your 1:1 coaching, consulting or services to a 1:many by creating an online course, group program or workshop. Find out more and book tickets here

ONLINE

How to set yourself up for your best year yet with Lorraine Murphy
Wednesday 24 January, 12.30-1.30pm | Registration $14.95 (or free for Business Chicks members)
In May 2012, Lorraine Murphy started a business from her spare bedroom. That business was The Remarkables Group. It was the first dedicated influencer talent agency in Australia and, in her first year of business, Lorraine secured more than $1 million in revenue. Lorraine’s number one motto is to ‘be so good they can’t ignore you’, and in recent years, she’s definitely proved this to be true. Secure your spot here

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