CCIQ Regional Business Roadshow

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  • Location: The Events Centre, Caloundra 4551 Queensland


The Sunshine Coast Chambers of Commerce Alliance will welcome the Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Roadshow to Caloundra, this Tuesday, 13th November 2012.

Chambers Alliance Chair, Mr Stephen Dittmann said “CCIQ recognizes the contribution our region makes to Queensland. It was important to us that the roadshow come to the Sunshine Coast”.

The roadshow begins with a free hot breakfast for all those in business, followed by four distinct workshops and a networking function commencing at 530pm. With seventeen Chamber organisations across the Sunshine Coast region, CCIQ will also be hosting a Policy Meeting, where representatives from the various Chambers will explore issues affecting the region.

“We’re looking forward to crystalising the issues affecting business across the regions, and none more so than this area of the Sunshine Coast, one of the fastest growing in Queensland. We continue lobbying the government and others, for better outcomes for business,” said CCIQ Regional Manager, Hamish Bolderston.  

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downloadable: "CCIQ Regional Business Roadshow" pdf
13 November 2012
The Events Centre, Caloundra

Your Business, Your Voice, Your Region - Breakfast Forum

TIME: 7am - 9am (Registration from 6.30am)
VENUE: Reef Room, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: Complimentary - Includes hot breakfast
Have your say about the issues and opportunities shaping business and the economy in your region! CCIQ invites you to join us at the ‘Your Business, Your Region, Your Voice’ Regional Business Breakfast Forum to explore some of the challenges and opportunities facing business owners in the Sunshine Coast region today - and tomorrow. One of the strengths of Queensland’s economy is the dynamic nature and resilience of the small and medium businesses across our local and regional communities. We need to build on this and ensure that the voice of local SME’s is heard above the “clang” of big city businesses and the booming resources sector.

Managing Employer Risks out of the Fair Work Act
TIME: 9.30am - 12.00pm
VENUE: Beausang Room, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: $60.00 per person - Includes morning tea
Understanding the role and operations of the Fair Work Authority and the Fair Work Ombudsman is necessary for all employers in business. The Queensland Managing Director of Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors, Mr Heinz Lepahe will share his expert knowledge on the role of the Fair Work Act and Ombudsman as well as the big legal issues concerning business. Topics include, Unfair Dismissal, The Unions. Enterprise Bargaining and Social Media. You can’t afford to miss this seminar.

Local Procurement in Queensland –Connecting Business with the Major Projects
TIME: 12.15pm - 2.00pm
VENUE: Reef Room, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: $15.00 per person - Includes a light working lunch
The Industry Capability Network Queensland (ICN Queensland) aims to assist local businesses by increasing local content and industry participation in projects and procurement. The service they offer is free and confidential to all businesses and public sector organisations. They are a catalyst in the procurement space, and seek to maximise local business opportunities through its ICN Gateway and extensive networks. ICN has the ability to identify Australia’s best products, services, capabilities and capacity to competitively meet private and public sector procurement needs. This seminar will show you where Queensland’s projects and opportunities are, funding and partial funding that maybe available to a number of industries, as well as online tools that will assist in putting your best business position forward.

Zero Harm - Maximising your productivity

TIME: 2.30pm - 5.30pm
VENUE: Beausang Room, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: $60.00 per person - Includes afternoon tea
By ensuring your workplace strives for a ‘Zero Harm’ environment, you will maximise your productivity through an active safety culture. Delivered by an Australian Business Training Solutions industry expert, this highly interactive workshop will give you a clear action plan to implement immediately within your workplace. You will also receive a comprehensive participant workbook which has been specifically adapted from the ABTS Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety course, covering current legislation and essential requirements for all businesses. This workshop will give you the steps to develop a safety culture and become a safety leader, allowing you to realise the benefits of a safe and productive workplace.

Marketing in a Digital World
TIME: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
VENUE: Reef Room, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: Complimentary - Includes afternoon tea
Transform the way you reach customers and clients! Tight budgets, battered consumer sentiment and falling business confidence means that your marketing activity needs to produce more from less. On top of this, the line between traditional and digital marketing strategies is blurring as digital channels continue to grow. With attitudes towards traditional marketing channels such as TV, radio, magazines, direct mail and newspapers changing, digital marketing increasingly demonstrates greater returns for marketers. At this practical seminar, delivered by Australian Business Consulting and Solutions you will learn how to incorporate digital media into your marketing strategy, what activities your business should be
engaging in, and above all how to get the marketing mix right by taking a holistic approach to developing your marketing strategy.

CCIQ Networking Evening
TIME: 5.30pm - 7.00pm
VENUE: The Verandah, The Events Centre Caloundra
COST: Complimentary to CCIQ Members**
$15 per person for Non Members
Join CCIQ for a casual networking evening for members, guests and the local business community. Meet some of the Local Chamber Presidents and develop your connections. This is a great chance to discuss opportunities with likeminded people from your area. We hope you can join us.

As a **CCIQ Member you can choose to use your free event entitlement which is included in your membership package for this event. Alternatively, the cost will be $15 per person.

Sunshine Coast Chambers of Commerce Alliance :
Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5441 8175
Sunshine Coast Chambers of Commerce Alliance

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