Events Guide: November 2018

Wow wasn’t it June about 5 hours ago! The year is nearly over but November still holds a a HEAP of good times for us freelancers and go-getters. Check out this jam packed November events guide and make the most of the last truly productive month before holiday fever hits (and you’d rather be on a beach somewhere).

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Exchanger Women In Business - 2019 Content Strategy Workshop
Thursday 1 November, 10am - 3pm | Tickets $133.64
Want to get your content sorted for 2019? How about making it a fun process instead of feeling like you're pulling teeth. Spend the day working through your content calendar for the year. Join us here!

General Assembly - Digital Marketing Bootcamp with Greg Moskovitch
Saturday 3 November, 10am - 4pm | Tickets $220
The digital landscape is moving at lightning speed. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and agencies. This activity-driven class will equip you with tips and strategies on how to devise your brand and marketing strategy, what digital channels are available to you and how to use them, and how to track and analyse all of your marketing efforts with data-driven decisions. Learn more here.

General Assembly - Learn How To Make Animated GIFs in Photoshop with FashGIF
Thursday 8 November, 6pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $50
Who doesn’t love a good GIF?! If a picture says a thousand words, then an animated GIF probably says 10,000 so bring along your ideas for killer GIFs and a laptop with Photoshop installed and use your learning for your business’ advantage! Ready to create cool GIFs?

Rachel Service - Brand You: How To Promote Yourself Authentically
Tuesday 13 November, 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. In this workshop, the instructor will share tactical ways professionals can get the word out about what they do in an authentic way.

Exchanger Women in Business - Breakfast
Wednesday 14 November, 9:30am - 11:30am | Tickets $59.09
Join us for an EPIC morning sure to set your mind on the right course for business success. This fun and practical breakfast event will leave you feeling energised and ready to take your business and connections to the next level. Reserve your seat here.

League of Extraordinary Women - Women Dating in Tech
Wednesday 14 November, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $0 – $29.96
How do you arm the next generation of women with the tools & confidence to flourish in the world of coding? How do you disrupt the $628M rideshare industry to offer product that is designed by women, for women? Join us for an inspiring evening as we hear from a star-studded lineup of women who are blazing the trail in the tech world.

Vincent Corneille - Crash Course on Google Ads
Wednesday 14 November, 6pm - 9pm | Tickets $70
Finding new customers is a challenge for every business, and getting started with AdWords as a customer acquisition channel can be confusing, expensive and time-consuming. This 3 hour workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to Google AdWords to help you get started. Ready to ‘smash’ Google ads? Book your ticket here.

Aysha Aktemur - Find Your Ikigai: Your Reason for Being
Wednesday 14 November, 6pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $50
Ikigai refers to one’s purpose, the thing you live for, the reason for your being and why you wake up each day. Discovering one’s ikigai brings satisfaction and meaning to life. It encompasses four areas: What you love, what you’re good at, what the world needs and what you can get paid for. This workshop will help you find your ikigai by triggering the process of self-exploration and discovery of your true purpose in life. Are you ready for an evening of self-discovery? Book a seat here!

Sergio Brodsky - Brand Strategy Workshop
Saturday 17 November, 10am - 4pm | Tickets $220
This workshop is ideal for those considering to launch a new brand or idea, business-owners or those starting-up new businesses, designers and communications professionals from all levels and areas. Book your slot here.

Cool Wow Collective - Ice Cream & Freelancing - A Meet Up For Creative Freelancers
Wednesday 21 November, 5.30 - 7pm | Tickets $10 + BF
Make your week a little bit sweeter by joining us to eat ice cream and talk all things freelancing! This meet-up for anyone who is freelancing full-time, part-time or as a side-hustle. Whether you're a photographer, marketer, copywriter or graphic designer, we're all about building genuine connections and sharing our experiences with each other. Make the road to freelancing freedom a little less lonely, come along and build rock-solid relationships with others in the same boat as you. Come and connect with us here.

One Roof Women x RedZed - Paving The Way: Industry Leaders Shaking Things Up
Tuesday, 27 November 6:30pm - 9pm | Tickets $20.98
Join these amazing women for a panel discussion where their 3 panelists will share their story as trailblazers and how they are paving a new way in their industry, as entrepreneurs, leaders, parents, drivers of impact and disruptors. You can expect to hear inspiring stories, a very honest conversation and tools and tactics for success. Get a ticket to this awesome night!

Lachlan Cooper - Content Marketing for Beginners
Tuesday, 27 November 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $35
“Content marketing” has become a buzzword, but very few people really know how to integrate content into their marketing in a cohesive, strategic, and optimized way. In this class, we’ll cover the need-to-know aspects of creating and executing a content marketing plan, from creating a style guide to setting an editorial calendar to measuring performance. More details here!

Richie Meldrum - How to Run a Damn Good Brand Project
Wednesday 28 November, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $40
We’re always being told about the power of brand, but rarely do we get the chance to find out how to go about creating one - from strategy, to creative and beyond. In this 90 minute class, you will be taken on a tightly compact run-through of the multiple components of a typical branding project.



League of Extraordinary Women - Business Growth: Social Media and Influencers
Wednesday 7 November, 6pm - 8pm |  Tickets $0 – $27.46
Social media is a constantly changing landscape and our panel are experts in the industry. We'll chat about what works, and what doesn't, so you can hopefully fast track your success. These founders have also created their businesses and they’re happy to share about their experiences! Book a seat here.

Get There Writing Services - Psychology & Copywriting: Web Content That Converts
Thursday 8 November, 6pm - 8pm |  Tickets $50
Do you struggle to write web pages, emails, blogs and other digital copy that capture and hold attention? Are you having trouble convincing online visitors and leads to say “Yes!” at the final step? You better get a ticket to this workshop!

Karen P’ng - Social Media Bootcamp
Saturday 10 November 9:30am - 4pm |  Tickets $250
This bootcamp introduces students to the current social media landscape and explores how it can be used for maximum results, whether you are using social media personally, as a small business, a brand or agency. Ready to learn? Get a seat here!

General Assembly - Customer Journey Mapping with Rebecca Cornwall
Wednesday 14 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $50
Consumer empathy. It’s the key to successful product strategy, design, and marketing. Through it, we find unanswered questions, unmet needs, and idea­ catalysing behaviours. This workshop with introduce you to the core concept and practice of capturing a consumer journey map so that you may better empathise and design for them. Check it out here!

Emma Sharley - Branding Series: How To Build A Strong Brand
Wednesday 21 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $50
In today’s marketplace, brand is king. Regardless of the nature and size of your organisation, it’s important to invest in building a strong brand to define your niche in the marketplace and help you stand out from the crowd. This workshop will cover how to develop a strong brand using the strategies, with particular focus on how to build a powerful and impressive online presence. Ready, set, learn!

Melotti Media - Doing Copywriting Right: Engaging Your Audience
Thursday 22 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $50
Are you, like most professionals, in amongst the storm of content to promote your brand and organisation, yet struggling to create it or keep your customers engaged? You're not alone. Join this awesome workshop and learn how to be more engaging online!

Emma Sharley - Branding Series: Branding for Customer Experience Strategy
Wednesday 28 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $50
This is part 2 of a 2-part Branding Series. In today’s marketplace, brand is king. Regardless of the nature and size of your business, it’s important to invest in building a strong brand to define your niche in the marketplace and help you stand out from the crowd. This workshop will cover how to develop a strong brand using the strategies, with particular focus on how to build a powerful and impressive online presence. Ready to make the most out of your brand?



General Assembly - Intro to Coding HTML and CSS with Kasun Maldeni
Saturday 3 November, 12pm - 2pm | Tickets FREE
Want to DIY your website with some custom code? During this online introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites. Prepare your fingers! There’s going to be a lot of typing here.

Your Creative Start - Launch Your Creative Business Like a Boss!
Tuesday 6 November, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $75
Are you thinking about leaving your day job to pursue your creative passion full time? Have you already left your job and need some tips to grow your creative business? Do you already have a thriving business but are looking for inspiration and motivation to keep working at it? If this sounds like you, you need to be in this workshop.

Your Creative Start - Build Your Own Website for Beginners
Tuesday 13 November, 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Tickets $75
Do you need a beautiful, clean and functional website for your creative business but don’t have a stacks of cash to pay someone to design it for you? Do you want to learn how to map out your content on your DIY website? Do you want to learn how to choose the right colours for your website so its enjoyable for your clients and customers to navigate? This workshop is for you!

Future Females Brisbane - Peak Productivity: Reaching Your Personal Best
Thursday 15 November, 6pm - 9pm | Tickets $10
In this events, we will explore strategies to help you reach and maintain peak productivity; to perform to the best of your abilities, in all areas life. Learn how to challenge the person in the mirror, how to get out of your own way, to overcome your limitations, yours fears and your self doubts. Check out more details here.

River City Labs - Startup Weekend Brisbane 2018
Friday 30 November 5:30pm - Sunday 2 December 8:30pm | Tickets FREE
The weekend is centred around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. Sounds fun? Join here!


Gold Coast Social Business Network - Final Networking Event for 2018!
Wednesday 7 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $10 paid on entry
1000's of Gold Coast Small Business owners have already come along to this FUN and Fantastic Business Event... with a mix of both Speed & Social networking. Come along and meet a room FULL of new customers in just one night! 

Spin & Co. x Sam Mangan - Up Close with Sam Mangan
Thursday 8 November, 6pm - 8:30pm | Tickets FREE
At this Free Up Close event, Sam will discuss what it takes to build a brand on, and offline. Having worked with some of the worlds biggest brands and celebrities, few people have Sam's experience and breadth of knowledge when it comes to digital, social media, PR and brand management. This is one not to be missed!

TEWAY for Women - Best Clarity Workshop Ever: From Stuck to Unstoppable
Wednesday 14 November, 9:15am - 1:30pm | Tickets $67 -$97
MUST ATTEND for you and your Ambitious Women In Business Girlfriends if you need more CLARITY on the following: 1. What Technique to use Every Week to be PRODUCTIVE instead of BUSY , 2. How to feel MOTIVATED Every Day to do ‘What the Business needs you to do’ (and not what you feel like doing…); and 3. How to break through your PROCRASTINATION habits and start with the simple Key SUCCESS habit. Book now and get ready to be unstoppable.

The Burleigh Common - My Story
Friday 30 November, 7pm - 9pm | Tickets $10
Gathering extraordinary human beings from all walks of life to share their inspirational story. Come join and maybe even be inspired to share yours!


Michael Murray – Travel and the Art of the Side Hustle
Thursday 1 November, 7:30am - 9am | Tickets $30 for members; $35 for visitors
Within the traditional, packaged tour industry is a growing trend towards specialty niche experiences. Michael Murray is a Byron Bay local with a long-term love affair with Sri Lanka. Learn more about how he was able to sustain a life of travel while keeping a side hustle!

The Well - A Good (Strong, Smart, Ethical, Empathetic, Compassionate, Confident Business) Woman
Thursday 15 November, 6pm - 8pm | Tickets $20
What does it mean to be a good business woman? This month at The Well we explore the pressures placed on women to be many things- empathetic, kind, nice (whatever that means?), compassionate, strong and so much more - and how these pressures are often amplified in business. We want to hash out the idea that being a good person in business can mean many things, but what if we start with the idea that in order to be a good business woman we must first be good to ourselves? Ah! That question. Grab your tickets here.

Odette and Co. - The Social Lab: Social Media 101 for Rookies
Saturday 24 November 8:45am - 4pm | Tickets $350 + GST
(Next workshops will be on 15th December 2018 & 19th January 2019) We cover strategy, biz goals, branding, design, key messages and crafting clever copy and some of the tools of the trade – YEP all that in one jam packed day. Special offer 20% off with code COOLWOW20. Join the November workshop here.



SA Woman - The Beautiful State
Saturday 17 November, 9am - 5pm |  Tickets $220 - $270
“The Beautiful State” 2-day workshop is a powerful inward journey that is full of learning, growth, and transformation! It is designed to help participants dissolve suffering and stressful states and live life from a beautiful state of being. Stressed? You need this!

Brick + Mortar - The Future of Work
Tuesday 20 November, 6pm - 8:30pm |  Tickets $35
Advances in technology continue to automate both routine physical and intellectual tasks transforming industries and the jobs that powered them. This session will explore trends relating to the impact of technology on jobs and businesses. More details here!



Core Hub - Meet The Innovator: Jeanette McGill
Wednesday 7 November 5pm - 6:30pm |  Tickets $25
We are living in a world of unprecedented change: agile competitors, values and price orientated buyers, competitive market places. Too many business owners find themselves struggling to get the traction they want in this changing world. Join this awesome event to unpack the 5 steps to embedding purpose in your business and building a profitable, powerful legacy.

League of Extraordinary Women - Finding Your Purpose
Thursday 8 November 6:30pm - 8:30pm |  Tickets $0 – $27.46
We are living in a world of unprecedented change: agile competitors, values and price orientated buyers, competitive market places. Too many business owners find themselves struggling to get the traction they want in this changing world. Join this awesome event to unpack the 5 steps to embedding purpose in your business and building a profitable, powerful legacy.


General Assembly: Digital Marketing Bootcamp
Thursday 1 November, 10am - 1pm | Tickets $70
Spend hours learning from experts how to a develop data-driven campaign that grabs consumers’ attention and boost sales. All online, from wherever you are. Book your spot here.