Energise Enterprise 2009

energise enterpriseEnergise Enterprise – Victoria’s Small Business Festival is designed to provide inspiration, skills and information to those managing or seeking to start a small business.

The events are held each August and include small business seminars, workshops, conferences, launches, forums and exhibitions.

Since the inaugural festival in 2006, Energise Enterprise has rapidly grown to be a major feature on Victoria’s business calendar. The 2008 festival was attended by over 31,000 people and featured 335 events from metropolitan and regional Victoria.

In 2009 Energise Enterprise will take place between 1-31 August.

For the latest information visit: http://www.business.vic.gov.au/energise-enterprise/homepage/index.html

Small Business BIG Marketing at Energise Enterprise!

Siimon Reynolds, one of Australia’s highest profile advertising gurus, will be the keynote speaker at one of the regular Energise Enterprise feature events, Small Business BIG Marketing. Siimon has won Advertising Agency of the Year three times and is the only Australian to have won Newspaper Ad of the Year, Magazine Ad of the Year and TV Commercial of the Year.

Hear Siimon speak about “Powerful Advertising on a Small Budget” followed by guest Marketing guru Rob Hartnett on “Marketing Mastery – Strategies for a Changing Economy. Then, the expert eMarketing panel featuring Amanda Gome from smartcompany.com.au, will discuss how to market a small business using social networking sites.

Small Business BIG Marketing will also include be an exhibition by marketing services suppliers displaying latest innovative marketing products and services, Consultants’ Corner, the Brainstorm Booth with Yvonne Adele from Ideas Culture plus a host of networking opportunities with great prizes to be won.

Small Business BIG Marketing
8.15am – 1.00pm, 27 August 2009
Peninsula, Shed 14 Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands

Tickets cost $38.50. Further information is available at business.vic.gov.au/energise and searching for Event ID 2364 or by calling 13 22 15.

*Mr Siimon Reynolds appears by arrangement with Saxton Speakers Bureau.

SmartCompany Webinar – Latest Twitter Tips

Tuesday August 4, 2009 2:00 pm AEST

Amanda Gome, Founder/Publisher, SmartCompany.com.au, talks to Jason Davey, Director – Digital Marketing, Bullseye, about new ways business is using Twitter 


SmartCompany Webinar – How entrepreneurs are using social networking to market their business

Tuesday August 11, 2009 2:00 pm AEST 

Join Amanda Gome, founder/publisher of SmartCompany.com.au and Suzi Dafnis, Community Director, Australian Businesswomen’s Network as they discuss the benefits of using blogs and social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook to market your business. 




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