day calendar

This calendar provides you with an easy way to find out about events that support industries and small businesses with day-to-day activities.

Business events 2016

*Please note that regular business networking events have been changed. Networking (Super Networking Nights) now runs every two months, for an hour and a half. Each session is facilitated and includes a special guest speaker.

Super Networking Night

When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday 7 June 2016

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

Come along to a new local networking experience in 2016. Each facilitated evening is themed, with a guest speaker providing valuable tips and activities. Presented by Mike McNamara and Isabel Boyce. This event is free, but bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Branding For Business (With Alli Price)

When: 6pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 23 June 2016

Where: Council offices (Blackwood Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: $20 

Branding for Business is a practical workshop perfect for those starting out, thinking of re-branding or even struggling with how to brand their business. Learn what branding is and how it is essential to attracting clients. Alli covers identifying target markets, understanding what they want, and developing the right branding to reach them. Bookings essential.

Setting Financial Strategy (Small Business Victoria)

When: 6pm to 8pm, Tuesday 12 July 2016

Where: Council offices (Blackwood Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: $20 

Facilitated by a financial management expert, this workshop will guide participants to develop an effective budget and forecast that can help them monitor and evaluate the strategic and financial objectives of their business.

Voice Your Value

When: 6pm to 8pm, Wednesday 27 July 2016

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

An engaging and interactive workshop, where participants will master the art of the ideal client connection and craft their own Value Proposition, opening the door to higher sales.

Super Networking Night

When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday 2 August 2016

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

Come along to a new local networking experience in 2016. Each facilitated evening is themed, with this event being 'All about the customer'. A guest speaker will provide valuable tips and activities. Presented by Mike McNamara and Isabel Boyce. This event is free, but bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Marketing for Growth (Small Business Victoria)

When: 5.30pm to 9pm, Tuesday 9 August 2016

Where: Council offices (Blackwood Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: $30 

Already know about marketing and now want to grow your business with new products, services, or markets? Learn how to refine your existing marketing strategy to expand your business opportunities. This hands-on workshop will enable you to build a deeper understanding of your customers and focus your marketing strategy to grow your business.

Google+ and Linkedin for your business

When: 6pm to 8pm, Wednesday 24 August 2016

Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn

Cost: $20 

We now live in a world where people will Google you (or your business) as soon as they hear about you. What usually comes up on the first page of search results? Your LinkedIn profile and your Google+ Page! Join us at this interactive, hands on workshop where you will learn how to tailor your LinkedIn and Google+ profile for your business objectives.

Build Your Business Advantage (Small Business Victoria)

When: 5.30pm to 9pm, Tuesday 6 September 2016

Where: Council offices (Blackwood Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: $30 

In this practical workshop participants will learn how to streamline their business processes and get the most out of their time, money and people. Develop a tailored action plan and the confidence to put in place sound business practices to help your business grow.

Improve Your Personal Brand

When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Thursday 8 September 2016

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: $20 

How does your appearance impact the success of your business? Learn why your personal brand is so important to your career and business. You will learn about understanding your value; creating your vision statement; aligning your image with your personal brand; maintaining and communicating your brand. Presented by Fashionista Sistas, personal brand experts.

Instagram for your Business

When: 10.00am to 12.30pm, Thursday 13 October 2016

Where: Camberwell Library Meeting Room, 340 Camberwell Road, Camberwell

Cost: $20 (bookings are essential)

This workshop will take you through all aspects of Instagram, including how to get started, running competitions and creating badges. You will learn about other businesses that use Instagram successfully. This is a hands-on workshop, so bring your tablet with Instagram installed, so you can learn as you go. 

Super Networking Night

When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday 4 October 2016

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

Come along to a new local networking experience in 2016. Each facilitated evening is themed, with a guest speaker providing valuable tips and activities. Presented by Mike McNamara and Isabel Boyce. This event is free, but bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Small Business Forum - Start Me, Grow Me

When: 6pm to 7.30pm, Tuesday 8 November

Where: Council offices (Boroondara Room), 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

Get FREE and direct access to local, state and federal government agencies and business advisors. Ask questions and learn about the programs, grants, resources, people and organisations that can help your business. Network with other small businesses and learn how to run or improve a small business. be informed and inspired.

Business Boroondara Network End of Year Celebration

When: 6pm to 8.00pm Tuesday 6 December

Where: Kew Courthouse

Cost: free (bookings are essential)

Come along and celebrate the end of the another year. Make valuable business connections and meet the Economic Development team. This event is free, but bookings are essential.