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TSBE Enterprise Evening - Roma

The Big Rig in Roma

The largest monthly business networking event in the region, join the team from Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise to hear from leading speakers at the final evening event of 2019.  Members - $55  Non Members - $95

Thurs 21 Nov
5.30pm
Chinchilla Business Advisory Board MeetUp - Great Business Software Packages

Envision Partners, Chinchilla

Chinchilla Business Advisory Board is the premier group in Chinchilla for business owners to share their challenges and provide advice to their peers.  Hosted by Envision Partners,  discussion topics and speakers change each month.  Numbers are limited.  Free, registration essential, BYO Coffee.

Wed 27 Nov
7.30-9.00am
Effective Email Marketing

Online

Delivered by Australian Small Business Advisory Solutions, this 1 hour online, interactive workshop is for you if:

  • You're interested in developing email sequences

  • Find yourself with more unsubscribes than opens with each mail out

  • Have no idea how you can improve your engagement rate   $20

Wed 27 Nov
6.00pm
400M Agrifood Innovation Forum

Armitage Centre, Toowoomba

The agrifood industries are facing a number of challenges:

  • Lack of connectivity slowing the rate of adoption

  • Slow adoption of technology and lack of connection between different innovations; and

  • Maximum natural resource use

The 400M Agrifood Innovation Forum will help drive the innovation needed to solve these identified issues.  Presented over 2 days - $395.

27-28 Nov
8.30am
Defence Business 101 Workshop

City Golf Club, Toowoomba

Learn how the defence industry works and find out if there are opportunities for your business in this sector.


The Queensland Government through Defence Jobs Queensland, offer this workshop to outline defence procurement and what is required to access defence supply chain opportunities.  $50

Thu 28 Nov
8am to
12:30 pm
Develop Your 2020 Digital Marketing Strategy

Online​ 

Register for this 1 hour webinar to learn what to include (and leave out) of your digital marketing strategy, to help achieve your goals in 2020.  Delivered by Australian Small Business Advisory Solutions.  $20

Tue 3 Dec
11.00am
Dalby Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Business After Hours

Black Toyota, 43 Drayton St, Dalby

Dalby Chamber’s Business After Hours are a great way to discover a new business whilst networking with colleagues and potential new clients.   Members - Free.  Non Members - $20.

Wed 4 Dec
5.30pm
Miles and District Chamber of Commerce Meetup
Murilla Room, Dogwood Crossing, Miles

Miles and District Chamber of Commerce is the go to organisation linking business and opportunity in Miles, Condamine, Drillham and Dulacca.  If you're seeking to connect with businesses in the cotton, grain, beef production, gas and renewables industries, the monthly meetup is a great opportunity.  Members - free. 

Thu 5 Dec
5:30pm
TSBE Christmas Race Day

Clifford Park, Toowoomba

A fantastic and cost effective way to reward staff or entertain clients, the TSBE Christmas Race Day offers a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for business owners to network and form new relationships for 2020.  Members - $155. Non-Members - $175.

Sat 7 Dec
4.00pm
Future Proofing Your Manufacturing Business

Toowoomba City Library

Delivered by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and IMCRC, this workshop is intended to help manufacturers to think differently about the opportunities that emerging digital technologies and new business models pose for their business.  Free.

Mon 10 Dec
2-5pm
Miles and District Chamber of Commerce Meetup
Murilla Room, Dogwood Crossing, Miles

Miles and District Chamber of Commerce is the go to organisation linking business and opportunity in Miles, Condamine, Drillham and Dulacca.  If you're seeking to connect with businesses in the cotton, grain, beef production, gas and renewables industries, the monthly meetup is a great opportunity.  Members - free. 

Thu 6 Feb
5:30pm
The Business of Tourism - Introduction Workshop

Toowoomba - Venue TBC

The first in a 2020 workshop series forming the Tourism Industry Business Capability Program.  Delivered by the Qld Tourism Industry Council, micro, small and medium businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry are encouraged to attend, network and participate.  Free.

 

If you'd like to rideshare from Chinchilla or Dalby please reach out to ariane@navigatorwesterndowns.com.au - leaving Chinchilla 11am, Dalby 12 noon.   

Tue 18 Feb
1.30-4.30pm
The Business of Tourism - One on One Mentoring

Toowoomba - Venue TBC

Follow up session to the "The Business of Tourism Introduction Workshop" to assist individual businesses in ensuring their product is tourism ready for distribution and sales. The process will include a face to face meeting and follow up correspondence to establish a travel trade ready rate and fact sheet.  Free.   

19-21 Feb
8:30am-5pm
Miles and District Chamber of Commerce Meetup
Murilla Room, Dogwood Crossing, Miles

Miles and District Chamber of Commerce is the go to organisation linking business and opportunity in Miles, Condamine, Drillham and Dulacca.  If you're seeking to connect with businesses in the cotton, grain, beef production, gas and renewables industries, this monthly meetup is a great opportunity.  Members - free. 

Thu 5 Mar
5:30pm
Business Navigator Pitch Challenge - The Finals

Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Join us for dinner,networking and to witness the six Pitch Challenge finalists battle it out for over $30,000 in prizemoney.  Have you got a great business idea?  Entries open 15 November and close 20 January 2020.  Audience ticket sales open 14 January 2020.

Thu 19 Mar
5:30pm
QODE Brisbane

Brisbane

Be part of a gathering of over 5,000 curious minds under one roof.  Workshops, keynote speakers, demos, pitchfest, hackathon, exhibition, networking events - this is Queensland's premier innovation festival.  Early bird prices until 31 January.

24-25 March
2020
Western Downs Regional Business Summit

Chinchilla

WDRBS is fast becoming the premier one day business education and networking event for SMEs in the Western Downs.  Hosted by Envision Partners, check out the 2019 program here and save the date for 2020.

Wed 27 May 2020

Oct 12

10am

Wed 6 Nov 

5:30pm

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