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  • April 30 2019 Amazon Web Services Sydney Summit set to unveil the latest global technology trends

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today begins its annual Sydney Summit, showcasing the latest technology trends alongside some of the world’s biggest and most innovative companies and public institutions. More than 15,000 attendees are expected to visit Sydney’s International Convention Centre over the next three days, making it one of Australia’s largest Read More…

  • March 20 2019 Film Victoria funds $50,000 Games Career Incubator

    Melbourne start up Girl Geek Academy is encouraging budding gamers to apply for the Games Career Incubator program, which aims to support the future growth of the Victorian games industry. Founded by local games practitioners Sarah Moran and Lisy Kane, Girl Geek Academy is a global movement with an aim of teaching technology to one Read More…

  • May 30 2018 Life Instyle: Melbourne’s favourite retail industry event is back for 2018

    Melbourne’s most stylish trade destination for retail, Life Instyle, is already proving a hot favourite. The ultimate trade event for the retail industry has announced that the 2018 show is already 95% sold, as those on the cooler side of design get well ahead in their plans for Christmas and 2019. Life Instyle Melbourne’s continued Read More…

  • June 23 2017 Exploring Australia’s vibrant food scene

    Gone are the days where Australia was synonymous with barbecues and the dubious delights of Vegemite, as the nation has a food scene that’s undergone a startling transformation in the past ten years. With a freewheeling approach that takes in the best of global cuisine trends with a flexible take on everything from fine dining Read More…

  • August 25 2016 Top trade show tips: making your booth the most desired destination on the floor

    Trade shows are an excellent opportunity to find new customers and make new contacts, but the only way you are going to get out of your investment in a booth, is to make it a magnet for anyone who is at the show. One way of standing out from the crowd would be to have Read More…

  • August 9 2016 Promote your business all year long: Leveraging events, networks, sponsorships and more

    Promoting your business is a full-time job. There’s traditional and digital marketing to consider, public relations and any number of other things that help your business grow. But there’s also some unconventional ways to help you promote your business around the clock. If you’re looking for ways to to promote your business all year long Read More…

  • June 24 2016 Why supporting charities makes good business sense

      Giving to charity is generally done without an expectation of financial gain, but it can reap surprising benefits in other ways. If your business has the funds and opportunity to sponsor or support a worthwhile not-for-profit cause, here are some great reasons to consider jumping at the chance to do so. Improving PR and Read More…

  • May 11 2016 How smaller retailers are leaving behind Fashion Weeks to compete using #fashion

      Technology is transforming the way we do business. Retailers are not immune to this trend and are increasingly looking to technology to connect with customers. At the same time, in an increasingly digitised and convenience-focused world, businesses need to maintain a personal touch to set themselves apart. For many small fashion retailers, the key Read More…

  • March 23 2016 Seasonal marketing: reaching your target market at just the right time

    If you’re looking for ideas to promote your company’s products and boost overall sales, then a seasonal marketing campaign is an effective way to attract both new and repeat business. Consumer buying patterns are greatly influenced by the changing seasons, religious holidays and other special occasions, and being able to make the most of buying Read More…

  • March 17 2016 Leading business experts share their insights on growing a business at GrowthCon 2016

    A crowd of business leaders aspiring to take their businesses to the next level gathered yesterday for the inaugural GrowthCon event at Sydney’s Hilton Hotel. The brainchild of Martin Martinez, who founded and grew the Australian Poker League (APL) from a “one-bedroom operation” into a 50-million-dollar enterprise, the event brought together ten of Australia’s leading Read More…

  • February 9 2016 It’s lonely at the top: The Boardroom and GrowthCon 2016 enabling decision makers to face their biggest challenge

    On the 16th of March 2016, Sydney will play host to a new conference on the business scene, specially curated to equip CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners with the knowledge to take their business to ‘the next level.’ But unlike others, this one will not be spearheaded by the best executive coaches in town. Instead, Read More…

  • November 18 2015 The Brisbane software developer with a vision to change the developing world

    When starting his software development business in 2007, NetEngine Founder, Bruce Stronge, had a vision. He wanted to build things that solved real problems – and it was a vision he wanted to protect. Unlike many tech start-ups, Bruce was cautious not to take on so many investors that his values would be diluted. A Read More…

  • November 12 2015 Introducing the Tinder for finance professionals

    Networking: the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organisation. The new-to-industry finance broker, Edwena Dixon tried to network, but to no avail. And there were a number of problems. In her experience, non-industry specific networking groups were ineffective and industry-specific initiatives were often just “old boys’ clubs, Read More…

  • November 5 2015 “We knew we were on to something:” The transpacific partnership closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship

    Isolation, lack of mentoring and lack of access to professional advice and services are some of the many challenges women face in business today. The 2014 Dell Gender-GEDI Report, a 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster female entrepreneurship found that globally, women and men are not on a level playing field in terms of Read More…

  • November 2 2015 A work space providing what businesses can’t achieve alone: true diversity

    It’s true that most businesses today recognise the value of diversity. Through strategic recruitment policies and the development of an inclusive culture, business leaders strive to leverage a variety of backgrounds and perspectives to create a commercial advantage. But when limited by your own industry sector, is there a limit to how far you can Read More…