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Grow you business together

Grow your business ideas at breakfast

20 March at Warragul Country Club

Grow your business networking breakfast March 20 Warragul Business GroupVictorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip Dalidakis and Victorian Small Business Commissioner, Judy O’Connell will be guest speakers at the ‘Grow Your Business Together’ breakfast hosted by Warragul Business Group.

It will be an opportunity for business people to network, discuss the value of a combined business voice for Warragul, learn about government support, and ask questions.

The breakfast will be followed by a  second event and free information pop-up centre staffed by representatives from a wide range of local, state and federal government agencies.

The pop-up at The Courthouse Restaurant is a chance for business owners to chat one-on-one with agency representatives who can provide advice and answer questions on the spot.

For example, starting a business, employing staff, reducing energy bills, resolving business disputes, or anything else to do with running a business.

The free Grow Your Business Together breakfast will be held at Warragul Country Club on Tuesday 20 March from 7:30am-9am. To book your ticket, go to EVENTBRITE

This event is supported by the Victorian Small Business Commission and Latrobe Valley Authority.

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Business network evening with Alison Leighton

Meet Baw Baw Shire CEO Alison Leighton

Warragul Business Group February Network Night

Alison Leighton, Baw Baw Shire Council CEO
Alison Leighton, Baw Baw Shire Council CEO

Business people are invited to join Warragul Business Group’s February Network Event to hear speaker Alison Leighton’s story, her vision for the economic development of Baw Baw Shire and how your business can benefit.

Alison Leighton has over 15 years of progressive leadership experience in infrastructure, planning, operations, program and service delivery and business transformation.

In addition to Alison Leighton’s local government experience, she is a qualified engineer, an alumni of Harvard Business School, an MBA graduate and a member of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (Victoria) Board.

Q&A session to follow.  Don’t miss your chance to ask Alison Leighton a question!  Question cards will be available on arrival.

When: Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 6pm
Where: Warragul Reception & Conference Centre, 41 Sutton Street Warragul

Complimentary Drink on arrival with canapés served throughout  night.

For catering purposes, please RSVP and advise of any dietary needs by MONDAY 5 FEBRUARY on 03 5624 3833.

Cost: Warragul Business Group Members $27.50* per head, Non-members $37.50* per head


Eventbrite - BUSINESS NETWORK EVENT: Meet Baw Baw Shire CEO Alison Leighton
Alternatively, call 03 5624 3833 or visit 155 Queen Street, Warragul and pay via EFTPOS.
Refunds available up to one day before event. No payments accepted at the door.
*Plus Eventbrite processing fee.

We look forward to seeing you on the night!

The female entrepreneur

Kathryn Bordanaro female entrepreneur

Earlier this year, the Sydney Morning Herald’s Cara Waters hailed Kathryn Bordanaro as one of Australia’ nine most influential female entrepreneurs.

Female Entrepreneur: Kathryn Bordanaro, Allbiz Finance Brokers
Female entrepreneur and Small Business Champion of Australia 2014, Kathryn Bordanaro

This month’s Warragul Business Group networking evening offers the opportunity for business people and anyone interested in being a start up entrepreneur to meet Kathryn and the Allbiz Finance team.

Kathryn has over 25 years experience in commercial finance and is the eighth generation of her family to be a self employed business owner.

It is this passion for small business that has led her to advocate at State and Federal Government levels on many small business issues.

In 2014, she was awarded Small Business Champion of Australia by the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia.

The networking evening presents a wonderful opportunity to hear her story at 6pm on Thursday, November 24 at Community College Gippsland.

Location: 71 Warragul-Korumburra Road, Warragul (Conference room/common area).

Cost: $10 Members, $20 non-members

Purchase tickets online via EVENTBRITE

RSVP: 22 November 2016 on 03 5624 3833