Events Guide: April 2019

We’re doing a happy dance because we’re finally down to the second quarter of the year. Yes, hello April! Check out what this month has in store for you, awesome freelancers:

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MELBOURNE

General Assembly - Introduction to Asana
Monday 8 April, 2pm - 4pm | FREE
Are you just getting started with Asana? Then this workshop is for you. Train hands-on with General Assembly Melbourne to build the foundations for using Asana successfully—as an individual, as part of your team, and within your organization. 

Catherine Toms x General Assembly - Building a Marketing Plan
Wednesday 10 April, 6pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $60
Running a successful campaign and business requires a well laid-out strategy and plan. Setting realistic and flexible budgets, allocating resources, and executing on those actions gives you a step up in achieving that target goal. In this workshop will go over the building blocks of a marketing plan, introducing the framework and essential content for a bespoke plan.

Happiness Concierge x General Assembly - Brand You: How to Promote Yourself Authentically
Monday 15 April, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $50
What you say is just as powerful as your actions. Learn how to confidently articulate your expertise and use qualifiers so people listen. Click here for more details.

One Roof Women - Startup Workshop: Intro to Starting Up Right
Thursday 18 April, 10am - 4pm | Tickets $269 and Get 10% off with the code “ONEROOF” a checkout!
This is a full day event where you'll hear from 4 inspiring founders (including One Roof Founder, Shere Ruinbinstein), who will educate you on areas they believe to be vital in order to give your business the best foot forward! From having client agreements in place to sole-trader vs company structures, tax, GST, social media, marketing and more. Click here to get your tickets!

2at Startup - SEO Workshop
Thursday 25 April, 9am - 11am | Tickets $95 and Get 10% off with the code “ONEROOF” a checkout!
Your website is your digital storefront, ensuring that your potential customers can find you on Google and that your website is user-friendly are vital steps for marketing efficiency. That is why we have designed this intro to SEO workshop for beginners. Learn more here!

SYDNEY

Ross Reekie x GA Sydney - Leading with Meaning: How to Create Meaning and Happiness at Work
Wednesday 3 April, 12:30pm - 1:30pm | FREE
Work can be awesome for everyone. To discover how you can find meaning and happiness at work, join RISE consultancy in a fun and interactive session where you’ll learn the seven key ingredients to building a balanced and positive workplace and many more!

Ben Nash x Work-Shop.com.au - Invest Like a Pro (Minus the Mortgage)
Tuesday 9 April, 6:30pm - 8pm | Tickets $50
Are you a good saver but not sure how to invest your cash to actually get ahead without taking on lots of debt or risk? Have you thought about investing in shares but don’t know what the options are or how to get started? Do you want to do something smart with your money but not be locked into a huge mortgage? If this sounds like you, we’ve got you covered.

GA Sydney - Earth Day: Building a Sustainable Future
Tuesday 23 April, 6pm - 8pm | FREE
In celebration of Earth Day, join General Assembly to explore sustainability and how business and tech impact the health of the planet. Hear from experts in environmental entrepreneurship, corporate sustainability, and B Corporations who will share their insights into how the industry can impact the environment. Get your spot here!

GA Sydney - Unleash the Power of LinkedIn Content Creation
Wednesday 24 April, 6pm - 8pm | FREE
Less than 1% of LinkedIn’s 500M users are producing original content whilst there are 9 Billion + content impressions every week which means there’s a lot of untapped opportunity for those who want to raise brand awareness to attract relevant commercial opportunities and remain competitive by becoming globally recognized! Simply put, LinkedIn users are consuming much more content than they are producing. Book your slot here!

BRISBANE

League of Extraordinary Women - Run the World Female Entrepreneurs Conference
Saturday 6 April, 8am - 4pm | Tickets $192.50 – $302.50
On Saturday, April 6th, League of Extraordinary Women will be bringing you it's eleventh annual conference, Run the World, to Brisbane! For Australia's leading and up and coming female entrepreneurs, makers, creators, and innovators. Don’t you dare miss this, Brisbane!

Business Chicks - Brisbane Breakfast with Sarah Wilson
Tuesday 30 April, 7am - 9am | Tickets $119 - $149
We’re thrilled Sarah Wilson, New York Times bestselling author and founder of the I Quit Sugar movement, will be joining us for A Life of Meaning— a series of breakfast events in April and May. Be part of this wonderful event!

ADELAIDE

SA Woman - Video for Digital Marketing Training
Thursday 4 April 9am - 11am | Tickets $197
A 2016 survey by the Web Marketing Video Council found that 61% of businesses are using
video as a marketing tool. In the previous year, 66% of those businesses were not using video
at all. In this great 2 hour, highly interactive workshop SA Woman will take you through how to use some of
our favourite video tools. Ready to use videos to take your business a notch higher?

SA Woman - LinkedIn Training
Thursday 18 April 9am - 11am | Tickets $197
LinkedIn is no longer just online CV, it has grown to be one of the biggest professional online social media networks. Leveraging LinkedIn to improve your own personal brand and position yourself and your business appropriately within the professional realm is a key to sustained business success and growth. Learn how to take LinkedIn Connections to a whole new level and a proven strategy. More details here.

BYRON BAY

Byron and Beyond Networking x Iain McGregor - Design is More Than “Looking Good”
Thursday 4 April, 7:30am - 9am | Tickets $30 for members; $35 for non-members
An energetic soul with a passion for building brands, a flair for results-driven design and an all-round out-of-the-box creative thinker, Iain’s background is as diverse as it is accomplished. At the end of the morning you will have 3 important strategies for designing an advertisement for online or print that will help drive sales. 

Byron and Beyond Networking - Coffee Morning
Thursday 18 April, 9:45am - 11am | Tickets $10 for members; $15 for non-members
Come along to relax, promote your business and meet and mingle with other local business people . It’s just going to be one laid back morning!

ONLINE

Business Chicks - Masterclass Online: How to Create More Meaningful Work
Wednesday 3 April, 12:30pm - 1:30pm | Tickets $14.95
Not that long ago, many people simply worked for the money. They didn't have to align themselves with a brand or corporation that coordinated with their personal values and beliefs. Today, meaningful work has become one of the core things people seek out when looking for a new job. Grab a seat!

Business Chicks - Masterclass Online: How to Expand Your Business Internationally
Tuesday 30 April, 12:30pm - 1:30pm | Tickets $14.95
Thanks to the internet, you can own a small business in regional Victoria and ship products to customers as far away as Morocco. You don’t have to have a sophisticated business model to expand overseas, but you do need a strategy. With increasing access to growing international markets, opportunities for Australian businesses are there for the taking – and we don’t want you to miss out.

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