Organiser

Tablelands Regional Council

Date:

Monday, 28 May 2018 - Saturday, 2 June 2018

Location:

Tablelands Region


Registration closes on:

Saturday, 2 June 2018 at 12:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Brisbane

Small business matters in the Tablelands and this year an assortment of Small Business Week events will be held culminating in a Gala dinner and presentation of Business Excellence Awards.

If you are passionate about growing your business (as an owner or employee) then these events are not to be missed!

Network and learn new skills. 
You can attend all, or some events. 

Local Business Stars Breakfast
Monday 28 May 2018, 7am-9am Halloran’s Hill Function Room, Centenary Drive, Atherton
Q&A with Tablelands Business Excellence Awards winners and other successful business operators.

Free Funding & Social Media Workshop
Monday 28 May 2018, 10am – 12pm Herberton Hall
Find out how to source funding from grants, and get tips and advice about social media marketing .

Lunch with Steve Baxter – QLD Chief Entrepreneur
Tuesday 29 May 2018, 12-2pm, Malanda Hotel, 12-20 English Street  Malanda
Steve Baxter is one of Australia’s most successful tech entrepreneurs, and an active investor and mentor to startups. He is also well known as a Shark on Shark Tank Australia.

Free Grant Writing Workshop – Ravenshoe
Tuesday 29 May 2018, 6pm – 9pm Ravenshoe CWA Hall, 15 Herbert Street, Ravenshoe
Learn how to:
• Develop a grant funding strategy for your organisation
• Find funding and grant opportunities for your group and priority projects
• Understand a typical grant application process and the role you play
• Assess your organisation's eligibility and project under a grant program
• Identify the important issues to note regarding grant funding applications
• Avoid common mistakes made when applying for grant funding
• Develop a competitive funding submission
• Find common grant funding programs and funding sources for community groups

Free Mentoring for Growth
Wednesday 30 May 2018, 9am – 5pm, meeting room beside Love Lee Cooking Cafe, Main Street Atherton
Register for a FREE 60 minute business mentoring session. Book a time between 9am-5pm to meet with business experts to discuss a particular issue or business challenge. 

Free Grant Writing Workshop – Malanda     
Wednesday 30 May 2018, 6pm – 9pm Malanda RSL, 6-8 Catherine St, Malanda
Learn how to:
• Develop a grant funding strategy for your organisation
• Find funding and grant opportunities for your group and priority projects
• Understand a typical grant application process and the role you play
• Assess your organisation's eligibility and project under a grant program
• Identify the important issues to note regarding grant funding applications
• Avoid common mistakes made when applying for grant funding
• Develop a competitive funding submission
• Find common grant funding programs and funding sources for community groups

Free Digital Engagement Workshop
Wednesday 30 May 2018, 10am – 12pm, Yungaburra Community Hall
This event is supported by the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) programme

Business Group events
Thursday 31 May 2018
Tablelands Chambers and Business Group events in local communities. Further details coming.

FNQ Business Conference
Friday 1 June 2018, 8.30am – 5pm Destiny Auditorium, 49-57 Loder Street, Atherton
Bestselling author, entrepreneur and global presenter, Andrew Griffiths will MC the all-day event and present two workshops including what he has learned from 30 years in business and why it's time to reinvent the customer experience in every way. This conference will bring together all types of business operators, economic development practitioners, agencies and specialists to hear from an array of guest speakers on topics relevant to new enterprises, business growth and high performing workforces.

Gala Dinner & Business Excellence Awards Presentation
Saturday 2 June 2018, 6.30pm-10.30pm Atherton International Club, Kennedy Highway
Includes three course meal and entertainment. An assortment of drinks available for purchase at the venue.
Special guest speaker Mark Beecroft, CEO CQUniversity Cairns Taipans.
Dress cocktail. Includes three course meal.