Events 2017

May
23

Digital Marketing Demystified FREE Workshops - Toowoomba

Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce  |  Seminar Room  |  Lunch supplied for both workshops

The Toowoomba Regional Council in Partnership with the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce are proud to present 2 FREE workshops (Morning session & Afternoon session) in Crows Nest, Pittsworth & Toowoomba. Those wanting to attend can choose between attending just one session or both sessions.

These workshops are for those that are overwhelmed with the Digital Marketing world. They will unveil the need to know basics, the pros and cons as well as the best Digital Marketing platforms for your business. We also endeavour to leave you with a greater understanding of not only the Digital Marketing world, but all the many Business Development Apps that are available on the market. We are fortunate to have our friends and experts in the industry 1300WebPro present these workshops.

Upcoming Digital Workshops from 1300 Web Pro on Vimeo.

         WORKSHOP 1 (9am - 12noon)       WORKSHOP 2 (1pm- 4pm) 
         Digital Marketing 101     Business Development Apps Introduction
         Introduction to Digital Marketing                          Decluttered Smartphone = Productivity
         Google & Facebook AdvertisingApps V Websites
         Email MarketingGoogle Apps & File Sharing
         SMS MarketingOffice 365 Tips & Tricks
         Google My Business ListingsPassword Management
         Google AnalyticsCRM Systems for your Business
         Search Engine Optimisation BasicsDesktop Publishing

Due to popularity and the hosting in three locations there are limited seats. Please ensure that you book your seat before we sell out.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

May
02

Digital Marketing Demystified FREE Workshops - Crows Nest

Crows Nest Community & RSL Centre  | Main Hall  | Lunch provided with both workshops

The Toowoomba Regional Council in Partnership with the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce are proud to present 2 FREE workshops (Morning session & Afternoon session) in Crows Nest, Pittsworth & Toowoomba. Those wanting to attend can choose between attending just one session or both sessions.

These workshops are for those that are overwhelmed with the Digital Marketing world. They will unveil the need to know basics, the pros and cons as well as the best Digital Marketing platforms for your business. We also endeavour to leave you with a greater understanding of not only the Digital Marketing world, but all the many Business Development Apps that are available on the market. We are fortunate to have our friends and experts in the industry 1300WebPro present these workshops.

Upcoming Digital Workshops from 1300 Web Pro on Vimeo.

         WORKSHOP 1 (9am - 12noon)       WORKSHOP 2 (1pm- 4pm) 
         Digital Marketing 101     Business Development Apps Introduction
         Introduction to Digital Marketing                          Decluttered Smartphone = Productivity
         Google & Facebook AdvertisingApps V Websites
         Email MarketingGoogle Apps & File Sharing
         SMS MarketingOffice 365 Tips & Tricks
         Google My Business ListingsPassword Management
         Google AnalyticsCRM Systems for your Business
         Search Engine Optimisation BasicsDesktop Publishing

Due to popularity and the hosting in three locations there are limited seats. Please ensure that you book your seat before we sell out.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

May
09

Digital Marketing Demystified FREE Workshops - Pittsworth

Pittsworth Function Centre  |  Ergon Room  |  Lunch supplied for both workshops

The Toowoomba Regional Council in Partnership with the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce are proud to present 2 FREE workshops (Morning session & Afternoon session) in Crows Nest, Pittsworth & Toowoomba. Those wanting to attend can choose between attending just one session or both sessions.

These workshops are for those that are overwhelmed with the Digital Marketing world. They will unveil the need to know basics, the pros and cons as well as the best Digital Marketing platforms for your business. We also endeavour to leave you with a greater understanding of not only the Digital Marketing world, but all the many Business Development Apps that are available on the market. We are fortunate to have our friends and experts in the industry 1300WebPro present these workshops.

Upcoming Digital Workshops from 1300 Web Pro on Vimeo.

         WORKSHOP 1 (9am - 12noon)       WORKSHOP 2 (1pm- 4pm) 
         Digital Marketing 101     Business Development Apps Introduction
         Introduction to Digital Marketing                          Decluttered Smartphone = Productivity
         Google & Facebook AdvertisingApps V Websites
         Email MarketingGoogle Apps & File Sharing
         SMS MarketingOffice 365 Tips & Tricks
         Google My Business ListingsPassword Management
         Google AnalyticsCRM Systems for your Business
         Search Engine Optimisation BasicsDesktop Publishing

Due to popularity and the hosting in three locations there are limited seats. Please ensure that you book your seat before we sell out.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

May
15

Small Business Week - Make Council Your Business

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with Toowoomba Regional Council will be hosting a series of interactive Lunchbox sessions as part of Queensland Small Business Week. The weeks worth of Lunchbox sessions will cover an array of topics, with the first for the week on Making Council Your Business.

Are you often wanting to apply for council grants and tenders, but feel daunted by the lengthy and often detailed procurement processes? Developed by council procurement themselves, this workshop will help you make sense of the processes and protocols you need to know to help position your business up to win more contracts. Winning Council Business is possible; however you do need to understand the process and how to engage with Council Procurement to maximise your chance of success. This workshop will unravel the complexities of the purchasing process and explain terminology, highlight the two different Procurement methods, and show you how proposals are evaluated so you can gear yours for success.

Our Presenter for the session is the very experienced in Council Procurement; Robyn Grey - Principle Procurement Finance & Business Strategy. She will lead us through the 1 hour session and also be there for a Q&A session in the end, so that you leave the session better equipped to apply for council contracts.

Leave your lunch at home, we will provide a small light lunchbox before the workshop (12 noon SHARP). Register now and learn more on how your business can win more contracts.

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May
16

Federal Budget Review Breakfast

Would you like to know how the Federal Budget will affect our region?

Toowoomba Tax Club Chairman and Tax Partner Principle Tom Delany will provide a brief overview of the budget and what it means for individuals and businesses.

The budget will also be scrutinised by our Panel; Toowoomba's Mayor Paul Antonio, Tax Specialist Tom Delany & Business Owner and Chamber President Joy Mingay; where we will also open up the floor for Q&A with our audience.

The budget that is due to be handed down and announced on Tuesday 9th May, outlines the government’s revenue and expenses for the coming year, provides an overview of the state economy, and details the priorities the government will deliver.

This breakfast is a partnership event between Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Australian Institute of Management (AIM). This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the 2017 Budget and how it will impact the Toowoomba Business Community. 

A plated hot breakfast is included in your ticket. Registration is essential.

Events Details:

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

7:00am - 9:00am

Chamber Members $45 | Non-Members $55

Tapestry Room | Fitzy's on Church

Proud Partners for this event

      

May
16

Small Business Week - ATO - Talking with Small Business

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with Toowoomba Regional Council will be hosting a series of interactive Lunchbox sessions as part of Queensland Small Business Week. The weeks worth of Lunchbox sessions will cover an array of topics, with the second for the week being ATO - Talking with Small Business.

With government legislation always changing, it can become hard to stay up to date. Tax maybe daunting, however it can be easy too. This workshop will discuss the essential workplace initiatives and practices that all small businesses need to implement and discuss the current issues that surround small businesses tax time.

Our Presenter for the session is ATO's very own Greg Rawson - Small Business Engagement and Support. Greg will lead us through a 1 hour session on tax fundamentals for small business.

Leave your lunch at home, we will provide a small light lunchbox before the workshop (12 noon SHARP). Register now and learn more on how your business can win more contracts.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

May
17

Small Business Week - The Business of Tourism

The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with Toowoomba Regional Council will be hosting a series of interactive Lunchbox sessions as part of Queensland Small Business Week. The weeks’ worth of Lunchbox sessions will cover an array of topics, with our third workshop for the week on The Business of Tourism.

Tourism is an integral part of our economy; however, it is a sector that is the silent earner for so many communities. This workshop will endeavour to spotlight why this is the case, how the dollar earned spreads far and wide and how our Business Community can evolve their products and local environment offerings to stay on trend with modern tourists.

Our Presenter for this session is the very experienced Matt Bro - Director of Outback & Southern Queensland Country Tourism & Events Queensland. Matt will lead us through a 1 hour session on The Facts, The Plans and The Future of Tourism.

Leave your lunch at home, as we will provide a small light lunchbox before the workshop (12 noon). Register now and learn more on how your business can take advantage of this invaluable knowledge.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

May
17

Business @ Dusk hosted by Greenridge Group - Preston Peak Winery

Business @ Dusk is Toowoomba's premier monthly networking event; a joint venture of the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce  and the University of Southern Queensland.

Business @ Dusk for May will be hosted by the Family owned Greenridge Group. We will however, this year be stepping a little outside of Toowoomba, to the picturesque Preston Valley where Preston Peak Winery of the Greenridge Group will be hosting us on Wednesday 17th May from 5:30pm.

The Osborne Family is a prominent Toowoomba Family, that has been involved with Greenridge Press since 1992. Through business growth the family launched the Greenridge Group with which it now encompasses an array of different business portfolios. Rick Osborne is Director and Executive Chef at Preston Peak Winery and he along with his bother Kyal Osborne will share insight into the reason for the expansion of the Greenridge Group and what is next for the Greenridge Group.

This Business at Dusk is not to be missed because we not only guarantee the food will be sumptuous, but the sunset views will be spectacular too. With winter just around the corner, this is your last chance to take advantage of the crisp afternoons, before the thermometer eventually drops.

The Chamber has organised a courtesy Bus for this event. It will collect and return guests to Toowoomba CBD.

Event Details                                                    
  Host   Greenridge Group
  Venue   Preston Peak Winery | 430 Preston Boundary Road
  Date & Time   Wednesday 17th May | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  Bus Departure     5:00pm Annand Street (behind Central Plaza Apartments)
  Bus Return   7:30pm Preston Peak Winery to Toowoomba CBD
  Series Sponsor    University of Southern Queensland

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER