What's on this week - 21 November 2016

Monday 21 November 2016
Nic Crowther's picture
Co Editor
The Shaker

After a glorious weekend, it's time to get back to work. 

However, there is plenty on across business and the arts -  to make the week fly by.




Small Business Breakfast with The Hon. Michael McCormack MP
7.00am Tuesday 22 November 2016
Boathouse by the Lake, Barton, ACT 2600

Canberra Business Chamber, in partnership with Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, invites you to join us for a business breakfast with the Hon Michael McCormack MP, Minister for Small Business.

The Small Business Minister is on a tour of all the State and Territory Chambers of Commerce with James Pearson, CEO of the Australian Chamber, to meet and hear directly from business in every state and territory.

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Design Canberra
Until Friday 25 November
All across Canberra

This is the last week of an increasingly popular and innovative program of events all across the city.

Given Canberra was designed from the ground-up, a sense of design is intrinsic to the streets and buildings we call home. This series of openings, exhibitions and talks unlocks some of the secrets of the city and presents a new way of looking at the environment that surrounds us.

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Business Fundamentals Workshop
8.45am – 4.00pm
Thursday 24 November 2016

Canberra Business Chamber, 216 Northbourne Avenue

Business Fundamentals is the perfect workshop for those thinking about going into business or even those who are in the early stages of business. It will give you a basic outline of everything you need to know – from Tax and Legal obligations to marketing your business successfully!

This full day workshop is divided into three sessions:

TAX – Compliance, simplified accounting and strategic planning.

LEGAL – Business structures, branding and IP, premises, insurance, employment and privacy.

MARKETING – Knowing your target market, creating marketing goals, budgeting and evaluating.

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Voices in the Forest

6.30pm, Saturday 26 November
Llewellyn Hall, Acton

Opera can make us see, feel and hear the world differently. Praised as a voice you hear once in a lifetime Sumi Jo will be headlining this spectacular opera concert. Her powerful voice will be joined by tenor Richard Troxell, mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell and a sensational orchestra.

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