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Events and Workshops Calendar

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As well as the Kingston Council business events listed below, you may also wish to view this link to External Events being hosted by various other councils and authorities, as these may also be of value to your business.

Working Together to Target the Source of Marine Debris & Litter (free workshop)

Monday 6 March 2017 9am - 1pm

Carrum Lifesaving Club, Carrum

The Tangaroa Blue Foundation, working together to target the source of marine debris and litter. Join this workshop to help find ways to stop the flow of rubbish into Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River.

Further information available here on this series of workshops, as well as how to register for this workshop.

Winning Government Business / Exporting

Tendering Success Made Simple - Tender Writing Workshop

Thursday 9 March 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Cost $40 per participant) 

Dandenong Civic Centre, Level 2, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong

If you've never tendered before, have limited tendering experience, or just need a refresher, this is the perfect workshop for you and your business.  This interactive workshop will help you learn how to write, present and deliver a winning tender response, providing you with information and resources to help make your tender stand out.

Bookings: greaterdandenong.com/businessevents

Presented by Dawtek

Business Planning Essentials 

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Wednesday 15 March 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - 1230 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham (Cost $20)

A clear business plan is a key determiner of long-term business success.  Get the tools, templates and support you need in this tried and tested workshop that will introduce you to the business frameworks that will fast-track your success.

 Please follow this link to register.

Meet Your Mates Networking Event

Thursday 23 March 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Oscar's Hangout - 2/11 Hall Mark Road Mordialloc (Cost $25)

Business owners are provided the opportunity to network with other businesses at this informal networking event, learn what services and support is offered by Council, and discuss any issues or challenges being faced in business.

 Please follow this link to register.

Build your Digital Skills - Top Social and Digital Marketing Tips

Wednesday 19 April 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Cost $30 per participant) 

Dandenong Civic Centre, Level 2, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong

When you have a business, it's important to keep it front and centre.  This event will explore top-line social media and digital marketing to better support your business.  The tips include social media, digital marketing, branding and public relations.

Bookings: greaterdandenong.com/businessevents

Presented byRaraPR

Sustainable Business Network Breakfast

Thursday 27 April 2017
7:30am - 9:30am - Woodlands Golf Club, 109 White Street, Mordialloc (Cost $25)

Join other local business owners over a hot breakfast, to hear participating business profiles, their interest in sustainability, and new initiatives to reduce operating costs.

Please follow this link to register.

Marketing for Growth

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Tuesday 2 May 2017
5:30pm - 9:00pm - 1230 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham (Cost $30)

 Do you already understand the basics of marketing and want to develop your skills to grow your business further with new products, services, or markets? Then this hand-on workshop is for you!

 Please follow this link to register.

Tax Essentials Workshop for Small Business

Wednesday 10 May 2017
9:00am - 11:30am - 1230 Nepean Highway Cheltenham

Are you thinking of starting a business, or new to business? Register now for this free event run by Australian Tax Office staff and supported by the City of Kingston.

Follow this link to book.
 

Tuesday 16 May 2017
9:00am - 11:30am - 1230 Nepean Highway Cheltenham

Are you new to business or thinking of starting a business?  It's important to get your record keeping right. Register now for this free event run by Australian Tax Office staff and supported by the City of Kingston.

Follow this link to book.
 
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Thursday 18 May 2017
9:30 am - 11:30am - 1230 Nepean Highway Cheltenham (Cost $20)

This short two hour workshop will help you develop effective networking skills with the latest techniques and insights straight from experts who have built successful businesses.

Follow this link to book.

Meet Your Mates Networking Event

Thursday 25 May 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Venue to be advised (Cost $25)

Business owners are provided the opportunity to network with other businesses at this informal networking event, learn what services and support is offered by Council, and discuss any issues or challenges being faced in business.

 Please email business@kingston.vic.gov.au to register for this event.

Your Business in a Digital World

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Tuesday 6 June 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - 1230 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham (Cost $20)

At this workshop, you will use practical exercises and real-life examples to make informed decisions about the right tools for your business and how to bring them all together into an effective online strategy.

 Please follow this link to register.