NEW Events, Webinars and Training - MARCH 2021
FAN invites you to come MEET, TASTE, CONNECT, BUY and SUPPORT our local food and beverage industry at Meet the Makers, SEQ's largest independent food and beverage trade event on Monday 15th March 2021.
Meet the Makers showcases fresh produce and food and beverage products from across the Greater Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Gympie, Moreton Bay and beyond.
Profiling the great diversity and capabilities of our industry and regions, to local, state and national food and beverage trade, stakeholders and supporters, Meet the Makers tells the story of the unique collaborative ecosystem that the Food and Agribusiness Network (FAN) fosters in the regions it operates.
When: Monday 15th March 2021
Where: Sunshine Coast Airport, Friendship Avenue, Marcoola.
Foodies, supporters, sponsor and stakeholders are invited to attend the NETWORKING SESSION 6pm - 9pm AEST.
Buyers from food retailing, food distribution procurement, F&B catering owner managers, food and hospitality owner/managers, food services professionals (ie chefs and cooks), import, export, distribution and wholesale, as well as accommodation providers are invited to the BUYERS SESSION from 2pm to 6pm AEST.
Impact Innovation is delivering a virtual Market Connect Event on behalf of Trade and Investment Queensland on Tuesday 23rd March 2021.
This workshop is focused on developing your export potential in China.
This event is usually exclusive to Trade and Investment Queensland clients however we would like to extend the invitation to our Innovate Queensland community.
Please note, there are limited spaces available.
Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) invites you to catch up and enjoy the sand between your toes at their upcoming combined networking night.
This month VSC partners with the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce (CCC) for a beach party on the Caloundra Beachfront at Bulcock Beach.
Guests are invited to dress up in their best ‘beach theme’ for a chance to win some great prizes.
Join the team at on Bulcock Beach on Wednesday, 24 March from 5:30pm. Registration is essential.
Tickets cost $25pp (+GST) for members, $35 pp (+GST) for non-members.
The next members gathering will be Friday, 26 March 2021 for breakfast at the Bohemian Bungalow, Eumundi from 7.00am.
This month members and guests will be able to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast BoHo style, with networking and a special guest speaker segment with Paul Garcia, CCIQ, along with our usual Chamber updates, and member’s spotlight for all the latest on what’s happening around 4562.
And if you have the time, you are welcome to stay a while for more networking and/or a chat with the management team before you head off to work.
Registrations are essential for catering by 5pm Wednesday 24 March.
Member for Ninderry, Dan Purdie invites you to join him for a cuppa this month at his mobile office in Doonan.
Note that registrations are essential, so if you have any issues to discuss with Dan we recommend you book today.
Details have been released on the program for this years Australian Body Art Festival (ABAF), proudly presented by Cooroy Chamber of Commerce commenced on Friday 9 April through to Sunday April 11, 2021.
Themed "Time Travel", the festival organisers are determined to hold a fantastic 2021 Australian Body Art Festival after the challenges of 2020.
For full details of this years program visit the ABAF website here.
You an also follow them on facebook here, and Instagram here.
Looking to expand your business. Are you protected?
This series of four (4) workshops will help you understand the protection you require and assist your business with Intellectual Property Law and Trade Mark matters.
Learn about the types of IP protection you need:
- Do you have the right agreements and systems in place to grow successfully?
- Are you currently setup for e-business and trademark protection?
Dates: 25 March, 22 April, 20 May, 24 June | 9.30 - 11.00am
Locations: Alex Headland Surf Club & Maroochy Surf Club, Sunshine Coast
Offered by the Queensland Government Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, the Tendering Business Workshop is a practical and interactive workshop that will help you prepare comprehensive and conforming bids to tender for government and private sector contracts, large and small.
You’ll learn how to write an effective tender response. In the workshop, we’ll cover:
- how to interpret tender documentation
- how to prepare responses to key criteria
- understanding the importance of non-price criteria vs price
- common pitfalls and traps
- where to look for current and upcoming tendering opportunities
- how to conduct market research to maximise your chances of success.
When: Wednesday, 31st March | 8.30am - 12.30pm AEST
Where: Venue 114, 114 Sportsman Parade, Bokarina
Free webinars offered by the Australian Tax Office on a variety of topics.
Webinars include connecting online with the ATO for sole traders or businesses and cash flow for business success, plus more general topics that suit all small businesses, and others that are specific to particular industries or circumstances offering a range of helpful information.
Each online webinar is offered in an interactive seminar format, presented by experienced tax officers.
They are live and you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation.
If you register for a webinar, make sure you're online by the start time as the session will be locked 10 minutes after the webinar begins.
Book your session online but remember times listed are in AEDT, so you will need to adjust to AEST.