Business Events

The City of Melville is working in partnership with various agencies and organisations including the Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce, Business Foundations and the Small Business Development Corporation to bring our local businesses events throughout the year, and support their growth and prosperity.

2019 Business Events

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Presenters

Entrepreneurial Skills and Attributes - which have you got?

  • Monday, 18 February 2019

Explore and understand your entrepreneurial skills and attributes that will enable you to be a more successful in business! 

A half day session exploring your skills and attributes that are your most influential for business success!

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Presented by BYO Pty Ltd a provider of Business Local — a Small Business Development Corporation Service funded by the State Government to provide small business owners access to free enterprise skill development sessions.

Business Over Coffee series 'Protecting Your Business'

After a successful pilot series in October 2018, the Business Over Coffee series returns to discuss facets of Protecting Your Business. The series retains it's popular format giving you the chance to join an hour long discussion and unlike a traditional workshop enables local businesses to access business owners and experts in an informal Q&A style setting.

Mental Health in the Workplace

  • Wednesday, 20 March 2019
  • ​10

Having a mentally healthy workplace is an important element in running your business. There are a growing amount of free resources that can assist small businesses in creating a healthy workplace environment.

Join in this discussion that talks about a mentally healthy workplace and resources that can assist small business owners.

Registration opening soon

Facilitated by Tracey Mcgrath of Tracey Mcgrath International, and proudly brought to you by the Cities of Melville and Canning.

Director Duties and Governance

  • Wednesday, 27 March 2019
  • ​10

Often associated with larger companies and organizations, Director Duties and Governance is an important concept for all businesses to understand. Good governance in business can also translate into additional value when businesses are put up for sale.

Join in this discussion that not only defines governance but also provides tips and strategies to ensure you adhere to your Director Duties.

Registration opening soon

Facilitated by Tracey Mcgrath of Tracey Mcgrath International and proudly brought to you by the Cities of Melville and Canning.

Cybersecurity for Small Business

  • Wednesday, 3 April 2019
  • ​10

Nearly 50% of all cybercrimes target small businesses. Protecting your small business in the cyberspace is a priority as so many businesses conduct activities and store data digitally.

Join in this discussion on common cyber attacks whilst exploring ways in which you can protect your business.

Registration opening soon

Facilitated by Joshua Soto-Kitcher of Fortified Solutions and proudly brought to you by the Cities of Melville and Canning.

Future Proofing your Business

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2019
  • ​10

The business world continues to change at a rapid pace and small businesses need to keep up to ensure they remain competitive. In fact, the ability to change and adapt to the market is often more easy to implement for smaller businesses.

Join in this discussion on how you can get that novel idea for your business to market (before anyone else) but also how to ensure your business is ready for change.

Registration opening soon

Facilitated by Jacqui Cocliff of Specialised Sourcing and proudly brought to you by the Cities of Melville and Canning.

Melville's Annual Business Forum & Expo

  • Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Save the Date!

Registration opening soon

Proudly brought to you by the City of Melville and Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce.

Hatching Your New Business Idea

 

This workshop will cover a range of relevant topics for potential start-ups and new business owners including the following:

  • Converting your business idea into a well-defined business concept.
  • Defining your target marketPricing methods and budgeting techniques
  • Breakeven analysisBusiness cash flow
  • Business analysis 
  • Bookkeeping basics
  • Business growth strategies

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Presented by Mawer Consulting a provider of Business Local — a Small Business Development Corporation Service funded by the State Government to provide small business owners access to free enterprise skill development sessions.

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