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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 5th September

TOPIC: The Future Success of your Business

What are the changes that will affect the future success of your business? And what can you do about them?
 
From studying of the social, economic and technological landscape four critical “forces of change” have been identified that will dramatically affect every business. If your business is to succeed in the future it will need to implement adaptive coping strategies which positively address the forces of change. In this presentation Stuart Ayling will deliver powerful insights into how ... Read more


Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, August 24, 2017

Drinks at Dusk Networking Night

Come and join us at the Lord Stanley Hotel for Drinks at Dusk. 
This is an opportunity for you to mingle and network with other businesses from the South East Brisbane Region in a casual and relaxed environment. 

Nibbles will be provided and drinks are available for purchase. 

Tickets are now available for purchase for $10.00 from the SEBCC website.

We hope to see you there. 
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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 1st August

TOPIC: BCC Initiatives

In January this year Terri Cooper was appointed as The City’s Small Business Liaison Manager. 

The role has been created to help time poor Brisbane small business owners to become aware of and connected to the numerous initiatives available to support their businesses and to understand and access relevant support if and when they need it.  
The role will also lead the cityESCAPE_QUOTEs effort to further showcase iconic local businesses who exemplify strong small business leadership and who are make a significant co ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 4th July

TOPIC: Building Business Through LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most underutilised sales tools available to businesses today.  It has the worldESCAPE_QUOTEs largest audience of active, influential professionals with over 430 million members.
Over 80% of leads generated through social media for business to business marketing come from LinkedIn and only 6.73% from Facebook, but most people just donESCAPE_QUOTEt know how to use it properly to generate results for their business.
Julie will share with us:
*  How to activate your SILENT SALESPERSON on L ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 6th June

TOPIC: 3D Printing

3D Printing is gradually making its way in more and more businesses. A technology that was originally restricted to a small number of large corporations to be used for prototyping purposes only, is now available for small to medium businesses as well. But does the technology live up to its hype? During this talk, we will be addressing the current opportunities and limitations of 3D technology, showcase some case examples and answer all your questions on the topic. 

Victor I ... Read more


SEBCC Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, 25th May 2017

Drinks at Dusk Networking Night

Come and join us at the Lord Stanley Hotel for Drinks at Dusk. 
This is an opportunity for you to mingle and network with other businesses from the South East Brisbane Region. 
Nibbles will be provided and drinks are available for purchase. 

We hope to see you there. 
... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 2nd May

What is the value of your business?

Join us for breakfast with Steve Morton from Moffat and Morton Chartered Accountants and Michelle Wright from Connect Business Brokers to discuss business succession planning. 

While you might not be thinking of going just yet, the tools of succession planning might prove to be useful for your business into the future as you consider the importance of value adding tactics and covering all your bases.
Steve wil ... Read more


Lord Mayors Multicultural Awards - Thursday, 13 April 2017

2017 Lord Mayors Multicultural Awards for Business

The Lord MayorESCAPE_QUOTEs Multicultural Awards for Business celebrate the contribution multicultural businesses make to the Brisbane economy and community through their creativity, innovation and resilience.

Nominations are now open and will be accepted until 5pm, Thursday 13 April 2017. You can book your ticket to see the winners being awarded at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Dinner on Saturday 27 May at City Hall.

Programs – Multicultural Business Scholarships and Mentoring Program Options: ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tues, 4th April

Topic: Data and Social Media Management for Small Businesses

Data can be a scary word for some small business owners. Yet it is a vital component for businesses today and demands consideration if small businesses are to survive, thrive and grow. 
That is why we have enlisted Dr Daniel Angus from the University of Queensland to address this critical aspect of business marketing and preservation. 
The machine learning algorithms employed by social media platforms can profoundly shape our lived experience. Platforms use algorithms to identify ... Read more


Jobs Queensland - Wednesday, 8th March 2017

Positive Futures- Have your say on Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Jobs Queensland takes pleasure in inviting you to join us at the Positive Futures-
Apprenticeships and Traineeships in Queensland forum to discuss the current
apprenticeship and traineeship system.

The aim of the forum is to identify what is working well within the apprenticeship
and traineeship system for employers, apprentices and trainees, industry and the
broader community. Jobs Queensland seeks to build on the strengths of
Queensland’s apprenticeship and traineeship system in providing advice to< ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 7th March

Doctors without Borders- In the Field

Its only one week away! DonESCAPE_QUOTEt miss out on our next Breakfast at Sunrise!

Natalie Schulz is a human resource manager who has been involved with Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors without Borders. Natalie has been a field worker since 2014 and completed two missions with MSF, working in both emergency and non-emergency settings. Additionally, Natalie works as a contact for the Swiss head office for HR Operations. ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 7th February

Creating a fresh start for business in 2017

Every new year brings with it the opportunity to start again. With many people finding 2016 to be a challenging year there is great hope that 2017 will be an improvement.

Whether you are a sole trader or the leader of an organisation employing many people, if you want 2017 to be a time of growth and reinvention then join us at our next Business at Sunrise and learn how you can make the most of the opportunity to start over, to start fresh.

In this presentation you will learn 5 simpl ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 6th December

Social Change Through Innovative Thinking

At just 22 years of age, Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett are on a mission to help Brisbanes homeless. The 2016 Young Australians of the Year co-founded their charitable venture, Orange Sky Laundry in 2014, creating the worlds first free mobile laundry service for the homeless. The duo is now trialling a shower van to provide homeless people with access to a free hot shower every day.

Join us at Business at Sunrise to hear Nic and Lucas talk about how they’re providing a platform for conversations, volunteering and opportunities for the homeless worldwide. They’ ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 1st November 2016

Business and Innovation

Cat Matson is charged with the digital transformation of the City of Brisbane, as a means of accelerating economic growth and equipping small-to-medium enterprises with the digital skills to accelerate their business.

As an experienced digital and startup strategist and respected business leader, Cat ... Read more


SEBCC Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, 20th October 2016

Join us for our quarterly Drinks at Dusk

Members and non-members are invited to join us for our quarterlDrinks at Dusk to meet and interact with other professionals to help grow your business.

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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 4th October 2016

Speaking on behalf of the Hon Leeanne Enoch, Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital economy and Minister for Small Business

Rebecca Andrews will discuss the Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy and how it  ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 6th September 2016

Time Management- An artist approach

Are you struggling to get on top of your workload? Is your day spent bouncing from one task to another? If so, you need to attend this Business at Sunrise, with special guest speaker Geoff Moller from Geosys.

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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 7th July 2016

You may be certified to do the job, but how certified are you at life itself?  This will determine your effectiveness in the workplace! This breakfast presentation will offer a very different perspective on all things relating to your mental and physical health, including your overall wellbeing in the workplace and at home. Paul brings with him a lifetime of Counselling and Paramedicine and will take you on a no-nonsense journey of what becomes of our lives if we fail to redirect our internal compasses.

This presentation provides an introduction to Wisd ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 5th July 2016

Litigation is the primary focus of Robinson Locke Litigation Lawyers. In addition to litigation we provide a broad range of legal services including commercial and property law, as well as estate and asset planning and protection. Our solicitors have the e ... Read more


SEBCC Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, 16th June 2016

Members and non-members are invited to join us for our quarterlDrinks at Dusk to meet and interact with other professionals to help grow your business.

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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 7th June 2016

Terri Butler is the federal Labor Member for Griffith, Queensland. Born and raised in Cairns, Terri commenced study at ESCAPE_DOUBLE_QUOTEESCAPE_DOUBLE_QUOTE ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

Gary brings more than 25 years extensive experience gained in private and in-house practice roles to Cullens. ESCAPE_DOUBLE_QUOTEESCAPE_DOUBLE_QUOTEPrior to&nb ... Read more


SEBCC Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, 17th March 2016

Members and non-members are invited to join us for our quarterly Drinks at Dusk to meet and interact with other professionals to help grow your business.

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Business at Sunrise - Tuesday 1st March 2016

If you, your clients, or your friends, have ever had to tackle cashflow issues, then March’s presentation is for you.

Don Graham, Managing Director of BUSINESSNAV, will be presenting from the “5 Financial Must Do’s” and will introduce chamber members to CASHFLOWNAV Factor - the formula that applies a ‘weight test’ to businesses in measuring cash flow health.  

The Factor identifies how much cash a business will gain or lose as growth is applied, providing a valuable insights into where to focus on ‘leaning up’ op ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday. 2nd February 2016

Julie George is currently the Chair of Forestworks Ltd and Industry Skills Council, a member of the National Industry Skills Chairs Council, Director of First Super and President of Ipswich Basketball Assoc Inc. and guest presenter for the Governance Institute of Australia graduate dip ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 1st December 2015

Interest rates at record lows, our tax system is obsolete, and consumer confidence is mixed. Noel Whittaker, AustraliaESCAPE_QUOTEs foremost financial commentator will discuss where Australia is at the moment, and the steps you all need to take to ensure you maximise your financial res ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 3rd November 2015

Ross Burns is the ATOESCAPE_QUOTEs Director of Significant Debt Management.  In that role, he has responsibility for resolution of the some of the ATOESCAPE_QUOTEs more-difficult and complex debt recovery cases. Ross has been an ATO Debt Collector for more than 20 years and, during that time, he has developed a number of legislative enhance ... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 6th October 2015

Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw PhD, founder and Director of Innovation Edge specialises in helping businesses to implement and benefit from innovation. Working nationally and internationally Dr. Irena has a rare combination of deep academic knowledge and real-world, practical entrepreneurial experience.  With her high-level skills in innovati ... Read more


SEBCC Drinks at Dusk - Thursday, 17th September 2015

Members and non-members are invited to join us for our quarterly Drinks at Dusk to meet and interact with other professionals to help grow your business.

... Read more


Business at Sunrise - Tuesday, 1st September 2015

Kylie takes care of many of the difficult financial tasks clients face and provides a full service to them, focusing on the business, family group structure, and asset protection and structuring. 

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Business at Sunrise - November 2016

Friday 4 November, 2016 | By: Margot Furlonger

It was a very busy meeting at the November breakfast, with the focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Guest presenter Cat Matson, BCC's Chief Digital Officer enlightened us on how she drives the Digital Brisbane strategy as a means of accelerating economic growth and equipping small to medium enterprises with the digital skills to accelerate their business. Read more


Business at Sunrise - October 2016

Friday 7 October, 2016 | By: Margot Furlonger

It was fantastic to have the Queensland Office of Small Business as our guest at this month's Business at Sunrise. While it was disappointing Minister Enoch could not attend, Rebecca Andrews the Acting Deputy Director-General informed us of the many ways the Office can assist small business. We will obtain some more specific details on assistance packages and provide these details to members soon. Read more


Business at Sunrise - September 2016

Tuesday 13 September, 2016 | By: Margot Furlonger

Welcome to Spring and as the days gradually get longer, it was appropriate at our last breakfast that we looked at how to best use our time. Our guest speaker Geoff Moller discussed the benefits of good time management and provided some great tips to organise your day, avoid distractions and achieve all the tasks required. Read more