This week: Whats on in Canberra - 19-25 September
It's another exciting week in Canberra. Here are the must-see events and workshops hosted by the local business community.
Monday 19 September - 5.30pm
SOCIAL MEDIA MATTERS: INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL BRANDING
WATSO Workspace, Telstra Building, Dickson
Back by popular demand this workshop is for businesses, bloggers, PR and marketing professionals and digital influencers who want to use Instagram to reach their audience.
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platform with over 300 million monthly active users. Instagram gives you and your business or brand the potential to reach, engage, and build a massive community but it can be difficult to know how or where to start.
Tuesday 20 September – 8:30am – 12.00pm
ASIA-READY BUSINESS TRAINING
Canberra Business Chamber , 216 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon
Canberra Business Chamber together with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry are working together to support and create opportunities for our local businesses to engage with Asia. We have partnered with Asialink Business, Australia's National Centre for Asia Capability to deliver this program.
This highly interactive and engaging program is designed to build your awareness and confidence in working with Asian cultures, helping you to recognise and manage new and unfamiliar working environments.
Tuesday 20 September – 6.00pm
AUSTRALIAN EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Rex Hotel, Northbourne Avenue, Braddon
For the 27th year, the Australian Institute of Management will be celebrating the successes of our business achievers through the Australian Leadership Excellence Awards. This week, the state nominees were released, ahead of an announcement for regional winners at the Rex Hotel on Tuesday.
Good luck to all the amazing entrants!
Tuesday 20 September – 7.15pm
LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Palace Electric Cinemas, Nishi building, New Acton
Grab your tickets now for Bandini Prosecco NV DOC on arrival and the Canberra premiere screening of Perfect Strangers, followed by the official after-party with a Lavazza & Connoisseur Ice Cream ‘Affogato Bar’, Peroni, Aquilani Pinot Grigio & Sangiovese, a taste of Italy by Monster kitchen and bar, live entertainment and a gift bag.
Wednesday 21 September – 5.30pm
WORKSHOP - THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SHIFT
University of Canberra
If you understand the landscape, and can produce innovative ideas then you can grow that idea into a business and contribute to the rapidly changing business world.
This workshop will help you to understand the entrepreneurial landscape and craft your innovation into a business idea or pitch.