Events Guide: May 2018

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MELBOURNE

League of Extraordinary Women: Room to Move - Managing Growth
Wednesday 9 May, 6 - 8.30pm |  Tickets $25 + BF or FREE for League members
So, at last, you're at the stage where you need more room. More room for making your product, holding meetings with clients, or even just to storage for your business. There's plenty of options available these days. Speakers from Her Wardrobe and Hunting for George will discuss their business journeys and how they managed their business, and space while experiencing significant growth. Buy tickets.

Weekend Workshop: Speak with Confidence
Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 May, 9am - 5pm | Tickets $597
This is your opportunity to develop the energy, esteem and self-expression that you need to grow your physical presence and to advance your professional career with confidence. An interactive workshop with Mandy Siegel will help you get your voice heard and your presence known.  Learn more here

League of Extraordinary Women:  Find Your Five
Wednesday 23 May, 6-9pm |  Tickets from $45 + BF
Find Your Five is our platform that specifically curates powerful connections for females to meet face-to-face in a mini-mastermind session. You will be placed into a once-off curated peer group of 5-6. You all discuss one chosen topic, each person is given allocated air-time for one question. Secure your spot here.  

Melbourne After Hours Networking Night by Business Chicks
Wednesday 23 May, 6-8pm | Tickets from $72
Why aren’t we asking ‘What are you passionate about?’ instead of ‘What do you do for work?’ Oh wait, we are! Here at Business Chicks we’re not about the awkward small talk at our After Hours networking nights. We’re all for the nitty-gritty, the not so pretty, and the fun in-between. Join us at Gadens for a night of getting to know the incredible women in our community. A glass of wine (or two) accompanied by some scrumptious post-work nibbles is the perfect combination to facilitate genuine connections and inspiring conversations. Book tickets here

SYDNEY

How to Engage on Social
Thursday 10th May, 6-8pm | FREE
Join League of Extraordinary Women CEO Sheryl Thai, for a night of connecting and how-to's. Meet the members of our League Sydney community, as we introduce you to other like minded extraordinary women.
Sheryl will go into detail about how she grew the League's instagram from 5k to 105k, and share her tips and tricks on building a community and growing engagement. Buy tickets.

League of Extraordinary Women:  Find Your Five
Wednesday 30 May, 5.30-8.30pm |  Tickets from $45 + BF
Find Your Five is our platform that specifically curates powerful connections for females to meet face-to-face in a mini-mastermind session. You will be placed into a once-off curated peer group of 5-6. You all discuss one chosen topic, each person is given allocated air-time for one question.

BRISBANE

Creative Mornings at The Design Conference
Friday 11 May, 9am - 10.30am | FREE
The Design Conference is a world class design, art and business event featuring a curated selection of talks, breakouts, exhibitions and epic parties disguised at networking events. Creative Mornings is hosting their May event as part of this at at The Brisbane Powerhouse. In May they welcome Vanessa Varghese to The Design Conference stage. Training across New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Tokyo, Brazil and regional Australia, Vanessa is particularly fascinated with street dance and the way it is born outside of the dance studio context, often by an oppressed people in reaction to political and socio-economic turmoil. in 2016 Vanessa founded Groove Therapy, aimed at making dance accessible to all walks of life. Register for free to be part of this incredible event

Myriad Festival
16th - 18th May, Various Times | Tickets from $295
Myriad is a festival for the creators, connectors and collaborators. Be immersed in the best talent, technology and industry leaders the region has to offer, with over 100 speakers, a range of events, workshops and tracks are tailored to generate connections on a local scale. Whether you’re an investor, a student, an entrepreneur or simply interested in what’s happening on your doorstep, head along to see what the future of innovation looks like. Explore the program and book tickets here

Saturday Soiree: How to Build Hype Around an Upcoming Launch
Saturday 19th May, 10am - 12pm | Tickets from $30 + BF
Join Mel Carrero, the PR & Comms Manager for cult label Spell & the Gypsy Collective over morning tea. The brands flowing, feminine dresses, love of turquoise, florals, and age-old-lace have a cult following and this soiree will dive into the ethos of their brand and what they do to create buzz around new campaigns and launches. Score your seat

League of Extraordinary Women:  Find Your Five
Wednesday 23 May, 6-9pm |  Tickets from $45 + BF
Find Your Five is our platform that specifically curates powerful connections for females to meet face-to-face in a mini-mastermind session. You will be placed into a once-off curated peer group of 5-6. You all discuss one chosen topic, each person is given allocated air-time for one question. Grab your ticket to find your five.

GOLD COAST

Business Skills Workshop - Intuitive Digital Marketing
Monday 14 May, 6-8pm | Price TBC
Are you looking at launching your own business or idea? Kelsie Smith, Managing director of creative and PR agency VO Group, and owner of Australian Acupuncture Clinics and My Health Yoga studios, is a serial start-up entrepreneur. This workshop will discuss the importance of building an online presence for your business, and applying technology and digital media to help expose your business and gain clients. Extend your connections during Gold Coast Business Week. Bookings essential, find out more here.

Gold Coast Way Ahead 2018
Tuesday 15 May | Tickets from $75
Google, Hotmail, Tesla, Paypal, Apple and more are coming to the Gold Coast. City of Gold Coast has collaborated with Myriad to bring seven of the world's most influential entrepreneurs and tech experts to connect with Gold Coast Businesses. It's not to be missed. Explore the opportunities to be a part of this here

Fuckup Night Gold Coast Round 7
Tuesday 29 May, 6.30-9pm | Tickets $10
Fuckup night is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. We work on shifting the narrative to one where failure is celebrated within the entrepreneurial journey - rather than being afraid of it and hiding it in the shadows. During these events, we have three courageous entrepreneurs share their fuckups, learnings and how they moved forward. Book your ticket for a fun night full of #realtalk here

Collaborations that WORK!
Wednesday 23 May, 10am - 4pm | Tickets $99 + BF
Collaborative, Collab, Cooperative, Connective, Collective, Network, JV's - I am sure you see these words daily in business. But do you truly understand the value of collaboration and how to make it work for you and your business? Collaboration is more than just "working together". It requires a specific set of skills, foresight, ideas, tools, and the right people with aligned values working together towards an aligned set of goals. Find out more here

BYRON BAY

There's More to Business than Making Money
Wednesday 23 May, 6:30pm - 9pm | Tickets $20 per person
Join us for a conversation on life, business, community, and all the goodness in between. Featuring special guests: Tim Baxter (Who Gives a Crap), Vanessa Varghese (Groove Therapy), Justin Fudge (Sunhouse, Patagonia). Let's unpick the purpose of business, the meaning of life, the value of community, and the less glamorous aspects of business. Buy tickets.

ADELAIDE

Master the 5 Main Elements of Creating A Story-Based Brand
Friday 11 May and Saturday 12 May, 9:30am-5:30pm |  Tickets $850
Overcome the doubt that often holds you back and discover how YOU can be an inspiration to others, influence with ease and create genuine impact. This two-day workshop will help to reveal the true nature of your business; it’s culture, essence, spirit, and value.  Learn more about this event here.

Westfield Women in Conversation with Turia Pitt
Saturday 26 May, 10am-12pm |  Tickets $32.19
In one of her first major public appearances since becoming a mum, join us for a morning with one of our favourite women, Turia Pitt, as we bring the Westfield Women in Conversation event series to Westfield Marion. She’s an athlete, mining engineer, humanitarian, author, motivational speaker – and one of the most determined (and funny!) women we’ve ever met. She’s also not afraid to tell it like it is, and will share how the first few months of being a mum has really been like. Learn more about this awesome event here.

HOBART

League of Extraordinary Women:  Find Your Five
Monday 21 May, 6-9pm |  Tickets from $45 + BF
Find Your Five is our platform that specifically curates powerful connections for females to meet face-to-face in a mini-mastermind session. You will be placed into a once-off curated peer group of 5-6. You all discuss one chosen topic, each person is given allocated air-time for one question. Grab your ticket to find your five.

PERTH

Westfield Women in Conversation with Turia Pitt
Thursday 24 May, 10am-12pm |  Tickets $30
In one of her first major public appearances since becoming a mum, join us for a morning with one of our favourite women, Turia Pitt, as we bring the Westfield Women in Conversation event series to Westfield Marion. She’s an athlete, mining engineer, humanitarian, author, motivational speaker – and one of the most determined (and funny!) women we’ve ever met. She’s also not afraid to tell it like it is, and will share how the first few months of being a mum has really been like. Learn more and get tickets here

 

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