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.

Our 2019 Business Events

Event

Topic

Presenters

Growing your Business

  • Tuesday, 24 September 2019
  • 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • City of Melville AH Bracks Library, 431 Canning Highway, Melville
  • Free event

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If you are a business owner looking for profitable and sustained growth, than this session is tailored for you.

This interactive session covers the ‘growth equation’ which details the components of a profitable business, steps you can undertake to improve each of the components and a range of other vital issues.

Brought to you by the Small Business Development Corporation and City of Melville 

This workshop will be presented by Nick Ellingsen, a Director, Chartered Accountant & Tax Agent at Mawer Consulting.

Canva Workshop

  • Friday, 27 September 2019
  • 9.30am to 1.00pm
  • City of Melville AH Bracks Library, 431 Canning Highway, Melville
  • Free event

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In this hands on workshop, we will surf through the Canva site to check out what is available, and then start creating stylish looking marketing collateral that will brand your business with your own personality.

In this workshop you will create 5 items for your business:

  • A Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Etsy cover photo
  • An infographic with 4 how-to steps or 4 tips within the body
  • A Facebook, Twitter or Instagram post
  • A meme
  • A one-page flyer, poster or gift certificate

Brought to you by Business Foundations, the  Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce and City of Melville

This workshop will be presented  by Sherryn McBride who is on a mission to get WA businesses more noticed, remembered and referred through their marketing, social media and customer service activities.

Start a business on the side

  • Monday, 7 October 2019
  • 9.30am to 1.00pm
  • City of Melville AH Bracks Library, 431 Canning Highway, Melville
  • Free event

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Have you ever had a business idea or a dream of being your own boss, but you are not sure where to start?

Maybe you have a hobby and are ready to take it to the next stage to create a viable business. Come along to this workshop and get an introduction to running your own business and how to test your business idea.

Brought to you by Business Foundations, the  Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce and City of Melville

This workshop will be presented by Kim Veale who has over 15 years experience as a trainer and workshop facilitator. Her presentations cover a range of topics from leadership and small business management to work skills training. She holds a degree in Sustainable Development, a Cert IV in Small Business Management, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and has over 7 years experience in creating and running three successful businesses.

HR for Small Business

  • Friday, 11 October 2019
  • 9.30am to 1.00pm
  • City of Melville AH Bracks Library, 431 Canning Highway, Melville
  • Free event

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Small businesses can survive in the competitive environment of today, but you need the right people doing the right job, working towards a common goal. 

People skills are sometimes called soft skills but often managing your employees can be the hardest job in your business. 

This workshop has been designed to suit small business owners thinking of hiring employees for the first time or who have just recently employed new staff. 

Brought to you by Business Foundations, the  Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce and City of Melville

This workshop will be presented by Robyn Moyl, Principal of The H Factor. Robyn calls herself a People Performance Strategist having developed extensive experience over 25 years working in corporate HR. Robyn holds a Post Grad Diploma of Human Resources from the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Coffee with the Small Business Commissioner

  • Tuesday, 22 October 2019
  • 9.45am to 11.00am
  • Free event
  • Registration opening soon
Brought to you by the Small Business Development Corporation and City of Melville  

Cash flow management

  • Monday, 4 Novermber 2019
  • 9.30am to 1.00pm
  • City of Melville AH Bracks Library, 431 Canning Highway, Melville
  • Free event

Register here

Cashflow is critical to the survival of any business. Funding growth, paying bills and making wages on time all require a full understanding of the amount and the timing of cash coming into and going out of your business. At this workshop you will learn:

  • Cashflow components, cash cycles and key requirements

  • 4 critical methods to improve your cashflow

  • Simple ways to plan and monitor your cashflow

  • How to manage and even out your cashflow

Brought to you by Business Foundations, the  Melville-Cockburn Chamber of Commerce and City of Melville

This workshop will be presented by Carmelina Fiorentino who is a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor/ Mentor with extensive experience working with businesses across a range of industry sectors. Carmelina is qualified with a Bachelor of Commerce and is MBA (Advanced).

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