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KDCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Workshops

KDCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Workshops

May 17, 5:00pm - May 17, 7:00pm+2May 24, 11:00am - May 24, 1:00pmJun 14, 11:00am - Jun 14, 1:00pm

KDCCIThe Quarter, Level 3, 20 Sharpe AveKarratha, WA6714 Map

Learn how to write a winning submission for the Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Excellence Awards.

Preparing a submission for this years Business Excellence Awards? Don't leave it until the last minute, get started early!

In this workshop we will go through each of the questions in the award submission and provide useful tips to set you on the right track to write a winning entry.

Entering the business awards is not just about winning though. The entry process gives you the opportunity to stand back and take a good look at your business from an outsider's point of view and make important changes if they are needed - from planning and marketing through to the financial health of your business.

Workshop Facilitator
Nadine Kronk has extensive experience with small business throughout the Pilbara. Before joining the Business Local team, she spent 6 years working in the RSM Karratha office as an Accountant and 8 years working in business banking for BankWest Karratha.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like confidential 1:1 assistance with your submission, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

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Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Toodyay)

Instagram Essentials for Small Business (Toodyay)

May 18, 10:00am - May 18, 1:00pm

Toodyay Community Resource Centre111 Stirling TceToodyay, WA6566 Map

In this free beginner level workshop, we start with the very basics. You will learn how to create a powerful, professional Instagram account for your business designed to effectively appeal to your target audience.

Get tips on Instagram promotional marketing strategies, how to gain followers, comments and likes for your business account.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-Why Instagram for business?
Instagram Professional account set-up - checklist
-Account Management - managing multiple accounts, notifications, messages, comments, and insights
-The Algorithm and how it works
-Growing Your Profile Likers/Followers
-Posting - why, where, what, when your business should post.
-Instagram Marketing Strategies - hashtags, ads, influencers and more.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 support with Instagram or any aspect of your marketing, please book a free 1:1 marketing consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt/

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#Wheatbelt #Toodyay
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Branding with Canva (Karratha)

Branding with Canva (Karratha)

May 18, 12:00pm - May 18, 2:00pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

**Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

**Program
This workshop covers:

- Basics of good branding
- Canva features overview
- Canva demonstration
- Your Brand Kit (logo, colours, fonts)
- Branding Canva templates
- Choosing the right images
- Using Canva for social media
- Design & Printing tips
- Create a graphic

**What to Bring
Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I can help you source them.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

**Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

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MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Webinar

MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Webinar

May 19, 9:00am - May 19, 11:00am

Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry- MWCCI20/285 Foreshore DriveGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Learn how to write a winning submission for the Mid West Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Excellence Awards.

In this live Zoom meeting, RSM Business Local advisors, David Boyes and Jen Hanrahan will go through each of the questions in the awards submission and provide useful tips and sample answers to set you on the right track to write a winning entry.

Entering business awards is not just about winning though. Just the process of entering gives you the opportunity to stand back, take a good look at your business from an outsider’s point of view, and make some important changes as needed - from planning and marketing through to your financials.

If selected as a finalist, your business will benefit from widespread promotion. And as a winner, you can boost customer confidence by displaying the BEA winners logo in your promotional material.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and book a follow-up 1-on-1 session.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like confidential 1:1 assistance with your submission, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

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MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Workshops (Geraldton)

MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Workshops (Geraldton)

May 19, 9:00am - May 19, 11:00am+1May 20, 12:00pm - May 20, 2:00pm

Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry- MWCCI20/285 Foreshore DriveGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Learn how to write a winning submission for the Mid West Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Excellence Awards.

RSM Business Local advisors, David Boyes and Jen Hanrahan will go through each of the questions in the awards submission and provide useful tips and sample answers to set you on the right track to write a winning entry.

Entering business awards is not just about winning though. Just the process of entering gives you the opportunity to stand back, take a good look at your business from an outsider’s point of view, and make some important changes as needed - from planning and marketing through to your financials.

If selected as a finalist, your business will benefit from widespread promotion. And as a winner, you can boost customer confidence by displaying the BEA winners logo in your promotional material.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and book a follow-up 1-on-1 session.

We are also delivering the workshops as a Zoom meeting if you wish to attend remotely. Book here: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mwcci-business-excellence-awards-submission-webinars-tickets-149816736893

If you cannot make this workshop or would like confidential 1:1 assistance with your submission, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

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Starting a Business (Brookton)

Starting a Business (Brookton)

May 20, 10:00am - May 20, 12:00pm

Brookton Community Resource Centre89 Robinson RoadBrookton, WA6306 Map

FREE workshop for anyone thinking about starting their own business, or who already has a business but is open to new ideas.
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You’ll cover the key steps; from initial assessment and looking at your suitability to run a business, to financing your idea, and identifying sales opportunities.

You’ll also receive lots of hints and tips on where to find more detailed information and advice on how to start a business.

This presentation covers:

-the essentials of starting your own business
-key steps to launching your business
-assess your business idea
-build your business plan
-choose your business structure
-legal obligations
-build your support team
-figure out your finances
-market your business

You'll receive a practical workbook, which includes an 'Are you ready?' checklist, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

RSVP Essential.

#Wheatbelt #Brookton
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MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Webinar

MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Submission Webinar

May 20, 12:00pm - May 20, 2:00pm

Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry- MWCCI20/285 Foreshore DriveGeraldton, WA6530 Map

Learn how to write a winning submission for the Mid West Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Excellence Awards.

In this live Zoom meeting, RSM Business Local advisors, David Boyes and Jen Hanrahan will go through each of the questions in the awards submission and provide useful tips and sample answers to set you on the right track to write a winning entry.

Entering business awards is not just about winning though. Just the process of entering gives you the opportunity to stand back, take a good look at your business from an outsider’s point of view, and make some important changes as needed - from planning and marketing through to your financials.

If selected as a finalist, your business will benefit from widespread promotion. And as a winner, you can boost customer confidence by displaying the BEA winners logo in your promotional material.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and book a follow-up 1-on-1 session.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like confidential 1:1 assistance with your submission, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/mid-west

#MidWest
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4 interested
Branding with Canva (Bruce Rock)

Branding with Canva (Bruce Rock)

May 25, 5:00pm - May 25, 8:00pm

Bruce Rock Community Resource Centre40-42 Johnson StreetBruce Rock, WA6418 Map

FREE workshop for small business. Learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates.

Want to create professional looking promotional images for social media? Or create a branded poster, flyer, menu or price list for your business?

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Canva - a free tool that makes it easy to create amazing branded graphics from templates. This beginner level presentation will help you understand the basics of branding and show you how to use Canva to maintain consistency across all media for successful brand recognition.

Pre-requisites
You do not need a Canva account or any experience with Canva. But good computer skills are required to follow this presentation.

Program
This workshop covers:
-Basics of good branding
-Canva features overview
-Canva demonstration
-Your Brand Kit
-Branding Canva templates
-Using Canva for Social Media
-Photo, Design & Printing Tips
-Create a graphic

What to Bring
-Your laptop (we will provide free WiFi access)
-Your business branding (eg. logo, colours, fonts and photos if available) but if you don’t have these things, I will help you source them.
Places are limited due to COVID restrictions. RSVP via Eventbrite is Essential.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt
#Wheatbelt #BruceRock
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How to Write a Business Plan (Mingenew)

How to Write a Business Plan (Mingenew)

May 26, 10:00am - May 26, 12:30pm

Mingenew Crc50 Midlands RdMingenew, WA6522 Map

This workshop will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is essential for any small business.

Business plans provide a strong foundation for your business and can help you identify the resources needed during set-up and operation. This session will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is an essential tool for any small business operator.

Who it's for
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Anyone who:

- is in the early stages of starting their business
- needs to secure external funding (eg. loan, grants, equity investment)
- already has a business but wants to develop a plan to clarify their thinking and look for new opportunities.

No previous business knowledge is required to attend this workshop.

Program
This workshop covers:

- what should be included in your plan and why
- how a marketing plan fits into your business plan
- why you need a financial strategy
- how a SWOT analysis will help you identify your business opportunities.

You’ll receive a practical workbook that will form a draft plan for your own business, sample business plans, and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#MidWest #Mingenew
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6 interested  ·  2 going
LinkedIn Essentials (Karratha)

LinkedIn Essentials (Karratha)

May 27, 5:15pm - May 27, 7:15pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

This FREE beginner-level workshop focuses on how to get your LinkedIn profile off the ground and use LinkedIn to promote and market your business.

We will cover a broad range of topics, from setting up, optimizing, and managing your personal account and business page, to what content works best for your target audience, and how to use LinkedIn to increase brand awareness and grow your business.

**Program
This workshop covers:

-LinkedIn Overview - how it works and key stats
-How to set up and optimize personal LinkedIn account
-How to set up and optimize LinkedIn Company Page for your business
-Publishing Content on LinkedIn – why, how and what your business should post.
-LinkedIn Advertising - brief overview
-How to use and understand LinkedIn Analytics

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

**Presenter
RSM Business Local advisor, Oksana Bulavtceva is a marketing professional with experience in B2B & B2C marketing including brand development, sales promotion, customer engagement & retention; and has strong hands-on digital marketing expertise across social media, search and eCommerce.

#Pilbara #Karratha
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How to Write a Business Plan (Geraldton)

How to Write a Business Plan (Geraldton)

Jun 4, 9:30am - Jun 4, 11:30am

RSM Australia12 Bayly StreetGeraldton, WA6530 Map

This workshop will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is essential for any small business.
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Business plans provide a strong foundation for your business and can help you identify the resources needed during set-up and operation. This session will guide you through developing a business plan and demonstrate why proper planning is an essential tool for any small business operator.

Who it's for
Anyone who:

- is in the early stages of starting their business
- needs to secure external funding (eg. loan, grants, equity investment)
- already has a business but wants to develop a plan to clarify their thinking and look for new opportunities.

No previous business knowledge is required to attend this workshop.

Program
This workshop covers:

- what should be included in your plan and why
- how a marketing plan fits into your business plan
- why you need a financial strategy
- how a SWOT analysis will help you identify your business opportunities.

You’ll receive a practical workbook that will form a draft plan for your own business and sample business plans.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions. You can also book free 1-on-1 consultations to help prepare your business plan.

Places are limited. RSVP is Essential.

#MidWest #Geraldton
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1 interested
Digital Marketing Health Check (Karratha)

Digital Marketing Health Check (Karratha)

Jun 10, 12:00pm - Jun 10, 2:00pm

The Business Centre Pilbara7/18 Hedland PlaceKarratha, WA6714 Map

Learn the latest trends & identify opportunities to improve your digital marketing with guidance from an expert and other local businesses.
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How are you tracking with your online presence? Are you using all the right messages and tools to position your brand in the market, attract new customers and encourage loyalty and referrals.

In this workshop for small businesses, our Digital Marketing Expert Oksana Bulavtceva will provide an overview of the latest digital marketing trends and guide participants through a detailed digital marketing checklist covering:

- branding & messaging
- websites
- getting found in Google/search engines
- social media marketing - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc
- paid advertising and promotions
- email marketing & loyalty.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a free one-on-one follow up consultation to discuss your individual requirements.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/pilbara

RSVP Essential.

#Pilbara #Karratha
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Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

Bookkeeping Essentials (Wagin)

Jun 15, 5:30pm - Jun 15, 7:30pm

Wagin Community Resource Centre46-48 Tudhoe StreetWagin, WA6315 Map

Learn bookkeeping & payroll fundamentals and the tools to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business.
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Are you thinking about starting a business and wondering how to record your financial transactions?

Are you currently in business and thinking about changing software or moving beyond Excel spreadsheets?

Or do you wonder if you are using your software to its best abilities?

Join us for a FREE presentation where we go through bookkeeping fundamentals and the software and apps to streamline administration and harness financial reporting for your business!

Who's it for?
This is an entry level workshop for people with little or no understanding of Bookkeeping.

It will also be useful for business owners who want to ensure they are recording their financial transactions efficiently.

What we will cover
+Accounts Payable & Receivable
+Payroll/Employees - including Single Touch Payroll
+GST Registration
+Common Reports
+Software overview - MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks
+Data Automation
+And More…

There will be an opportunity to ask questions or you can book a Free one-on-one follow up consultation afterwards to discuss your individual requirements.

If you cannot make this workshop or would like 1:1 advice, please book a free consultation by calling 1800 249 562 or online at www.rsmbusinesslocal.com.au/wheatbelt

#Wheatbelt #Wagin
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4 interested