Business Events

See below the details of training and networking events for Adelaide Hills businesses over the coming months.

Don't underestimate the value of investing time into these types of activities; click through on those events you're interested in to contact the organisers direct.

An introduction to marketing
Marketing is not just a fancy word for selling. It is one of the most important, but most misunderstood of the major management functions. In this workshop we will be talking about customer behaviour, competition, advertising and marketing strategies to give you a competitive edge.

Tuesday 14 February 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adelaide Hills Council Chambers
63 Mt Barker Road, Stirling
Cost: $50 for up to two people

For further information or to register, contact the Hills Small Business Service on 08 8397 9531.

Table Talk - Your documents anywhere, anytime. Google Docs and Drive.
Google Drive is a secure cloud storage service that allows you to store your documents, photos, videos and more online. Drive also gives you Google Docs, Google Sheets and other applications to create and edit various types of files online. In this talk discover how to use these services, share with others, and secure offline backups.

Wednesday 15 February 2017
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - The line of Google
Discover how Google indexes your website and how you can create a better position. Gain knowledge to create a better webpage ranking, build greater customer engagement and improve revenue through your online marketing.

Thursday 16 February 2017
9:00am - 10:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - What's in a business plan?
Too often, business people are pushed into writing a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they need one. This workshop will give you a sound knowledge to create a business plan, provide templates, industry data and more.

Friday 17 February 2017
9:00am - 10:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Pricing and the hidden cost
For many business owners, wanting to know the real cost of a sale can be a daunting task. In this Table Talk you will gain a greater understanding of how the hidden cost in your business plays a critical role in your price tag.

Tuesday 21 February
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Back office automation; Google Apps Scripts
Google Apps Script is a scripting language that lets you do new and cool things with G Suite apps like Docs, Sheets, Emails and Forms. Attendees should have attended the Table Talk on G Suite or have existing knowledge.

Tuesday 21 February 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Media Studio Basics
Learn how to use the Media Centre to create professional-looking videos, podcasts or product images in an easy and cost-effective way. In this workshop you'll learn how to superimpose images on the green screen, and use three-point lighting, as well as exploring video recording, sound mixing and the production software.

Tuesday 21 February 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Creating a blog using Blogger
You can use blogs for everything from sharing information with your customers, updating your friends and family about your life, giving your own advice column, discussing your political views, or relating your experience in a topic of interest.

Bring your own computer along if you wish to create a blog site during the session.

Wednesday 22 February 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - the one-day-website using Google Sites
Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people, quickly and live. You and your team can work together on a site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Calendar, YouTube and Picasa), and add free-form content.

Before attending this Table Talk, please attend the Table Talk on Google Apps for work.

Wednesday 22 February 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

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Hidden Business Gems Networking Event with Gemtree Wines and Scoop SA
You are invited to an informal and exclusive networking opportunity to hear the Gemtree Story - their passion for the environment and sustainability, export experience and international awards, collaboration and co-operation with their Flat Mates.

Wednesday 22 February 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cellar Door
167 Elliott Road, McLaren Flat
Cost: $28

Click here for more information and to book your place.​

Table Talk - Business Basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing startup? Business basics unlocks the mysteries or creating and maintaining a great business.

Wednesday 22 February 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

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Retail and Food Service Readiness
FIAL, The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, and ShopAbi,lity are delivering two exciting half day workshops, tailored specifically to the food and agribusiness sector.

Thursday 23 February 2017
Adelaide

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Table Talk - Two-faced customers: one face wants to spend more.
Your customers have needs and are seeking reasons why they should be spending more money with you. Learn the differences between the "we-are-here" business, the "can-I-help-you" business, and the "wow-I-need-to-share-this" business. You will leave this talk with a new perspective on how you can connect with customers and grow your business profits.

Thursday 23 February 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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The challenges of running a family business
Family businesses are the backbone of our economy, but they all face challenges that are unique to family business. This workshop is designed to address such issues as relationships within the family and the business, who controls what, positions of power and influence, and succession planning.

Thursday 23 February 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $50 for up to two people

For further information or to register, contact the Hills Small Business Service on 08 8397 9531.

Table Talk - What's in a business plan?
Too often, business people are pushed into writing a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they need one. This workshop will give you a sound knowledge to create a business plan, provide templates, industry data and more.

Thursday 23 February 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

The challenges of running a family business
Family businesses are the backbone of our economy, but they all face challenges that are unique to family business. This workshop is designed to address such issues as relationships within the family and the business, who controls what, positions of power and influence, and succession planning.

Tuesday 28 February 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Adelaide Hills Council Chambers
63 Mt Barker Road, Stirling
Cost: $50 for up to two people

For further information or to register, contact the Hills Small Business Service on 08 8397 9531.

Table Talk - Your time, your life.
Feel like you never have time to get things done or to spend time with family and friends? You are not alone. In this Table Talk  you will explore overcoming the business owner imposter syndrome, the real value of your time, how to side-step time wasters, delegation, automation or removal of tasks and much more.

Tuesday 7 March 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk - Pricing and the hidden cost
For many business owners, wanting to know the real cost of a sale can be a daunting task. In this Table Talk you will gain a greater understanding of how the hidden cost in your business plays a critical role in your price tag.

Wednesday 8 March 2017
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk - Protecting your ideas and brand
This Table Talk reveals the intellectual property (IP) that you create in your business and what action you can take to protect it from others. You will look at the difference between IP and a trade secret, trademarking, what to do if others infringe on your IP, copyright, patents and designs and more.

Tuesday 14 March 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Media: the good, bad and ugly
Media is a means of distributing mass communication and includes everything from newspapers, billboards and radio, to social media platforms. These media strategies co-exist and one communication, good or bad, can rapidly transpose from one form of media to another and turn ugly.

Tuesday 14 March 2017
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25pp

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Table Talk - Business Basics
Want to start a business or grow your existing startup? Business basics unlocks the mysteries or creating and maintaining a great business.

Wednesday 22 March 2017
10:00am - 11:30am
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk - SEO Basic: Analytics, Webmaster, My Biz
Break down the myths of search engine optimising (SEO) and learn the truth about getting a good ranking website. You will also look at three Google products: Google Analytics (to measure website performance), Google Webmaster (to optimise visibility of your website), and Google My Business (to connect you directly to your customers).

Thursday 23 March 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

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Table Talk - Domain and DNS Basics
Want to know how to do more with your internet domain? Discover the world of DNS records, creating and using A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT messages, and web forwarding, to get a clear understanding on how to connect your sites and email server to the internet and more.

Thursday 23 March 2017
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

Table Talk - What's in a Business Plan?
Too often, business people are pushed into writing a business plan with little knowledge of what's involved and why they need one. This workshop will give you a sound knowledge to create a business plan, provide templates, industry data and more.

Thursday 23 March 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adelaide Hills Business Centre
82 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Woodside
Cost: $25

Click here for more information and to register your attendance.

IP and Brand Protection
Build a brand and your product sells itself. Building your brand internationally requires planning in order to avoid potential pitfalls and to maximise your global opportunities.

Wednesday 5 April 2017
Adelaide

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Market Diversification
This half day workshop aims to educate businesses on how to access new supply channels and expand their customer base. This will enable businesses to reduce risk and deliver growth.

Thursday 1 June 2017
Adelaide

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Are you ready for export?
Learn the fundamentals on exporting into new international markets with topics including market prioritisations, identifying target markets, core competencies and government support.

Wednesday 5 July 2017
Adelaide

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Winning export programme
Join this exciting course targeted at helping Food and Agribusinesses who are currently exporting to refine their export plan, refresh their export business strategy and develop a long-term plan for exporting into the future.

Tuesday 22 August 2017
Adelaide

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