2016 City of Melton Business Excellence Awards
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Celebrate local business excellence at our Awards Gala Night on 17 June 2016.
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Melton City Council congratulates all finalists in the 2016 City of Melton Business Excellence Awards
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony presentation evening on Friday 17 June at Tabcorp Park, Melton.
- Same Day Printing
- Melton Music
- John McAleer Jewellery Design
- Mini Maestros - Caroline Springs/Sydenham
- Hope Street Youth & Family Services
- Friends of Melton Botanic Garden
- Tabcorp Park
- The Orange Pigeon
Home Based Business
- Ashleigh May Photography
- Alison Cole Embroidery
- Brett Carroll Heating and Cooling PL
Trades and Construction
- Exclusive Homes & Developments
- Caroline Springs Lanscaping
- Timber Blitz Pty Ltd
- Oz King Australia
- Boost Juice Caroline Springs
- Practical Outcomes
- Professionals Ryder Real Estate
- Platinum Accounting & Taxation Pty Ltd
- Bright FACES
Hospitality and Tourism
- Quest Caroline Springs
- Little Gemz Cafe
- Nando’s Caroline Springs
- Saks Pizza/Cafe
- Cat Napping Suburban Retreat
- Aussie Pooch Mobile
- The House of Kukla Beauty & Hair Salon
New and Emerging Business
- Offspring Education
- Equilibrium Wellness
- Australian Laser & Skin Clinics Hillside
- Leaders in Innovation Award
- Access and Inclusion Award
- Mayoral Achievement Award
- Employer of the Year Award
- Business of the Year Award
- People's Choice Award
- People's Choice Runner Up
For any questions and assistance with the process, please contact our Economic Development & Advocacy team on 9747 7200 or email email@example.com. Keep an eye out for media coverage on the 2016 Business Excellence Awards brought to you by The House of Kukla Beauty & Hair Salon in the Melton Leader.
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Workshop Series - Marketing Entourage
Introducing Marketing Entourage, a team of creative future thinkers that use human-centred smart marketing techniques to help businesses grow. Marketing Entourage are the 'go-to' Marketing Strategy experts for the start-up community in Melbourne as a partner of leading accelerators BlueChilli and One10.
Phil Ore and Sam Hurley are partners in the business and have extensive global experience in senior sales & marketing positions in both corporate and creative industries. As Phil and Sam would say 'effectively connecting with your customers isn't just about B2B or B2C, its about H2H (human to human)'. Find out how to use human-centered thinking principles to engage, nurture and retain customers in the way you communicate with them. You won't just be talked at, you will workshop these principles and walk away with a clear idea of what you need to do to grow your business.
Register your attendance using the following links:
Workshop 1: The Power of Smart Marketing - 10 steps to success
Workshop 2: Developing and Refining your Business Vision
Workshop 3: Fully Understand your Market
Retail Leases - Your rights & responsibilities as a Tenant or Landlord
Join Mark Schramm, Senior Manager at the Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner for a webinar on Retail Leases.
This free webinar will focus on landlord and tenant rights, responsibilities and obligations under the Retail Leases Act 2003. Hints & tips will be provided on the main causes of retail tenancy disputes and how to prevent disputes from arising. The role of the Commissioner's Office in resolving retail lease disputes quickly, and at low cost, will also be discussed. The webinar will run as a 30 minute presentation. Attendees are able to send in questions during that time and will be addressed during the presentation.
Date: Monday, 16 May
Time: 1.30pm to 2pm
Date: Wednesday, 18 May
Time: 12.30pm to 1pm
Register here for both sessions
Franchising - Tips and Traps - things to know before you sign
This free 30 minute webinar presented by the Office of the Victorian Small Business Commissioner (VSBC) will provide hints and tips on how to avoid problems when purchasing a franchise. Attendees will be able to send in questions which will be addressed during the presentation. This session will also include a brief overview of the services provided to Victorian businesses by the VSBC.
Date: Tuesday, May 17
Time: 1pm tp 1.30pm
Click here to register
Benefits of Mediation in Commercial Disputes with the Victorian Small Business Commissioner
The Victorian Small Business Commissioner will present a free 30 minute webinar to provide advice on how mediation and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) can help your business during a commercial dispute. During the session attendees will be able to send in questions to the Commissioner that he will address during the presentation. This session will also include an overview of the services provided by the VSBC and how to prepare for a successful mediation.
Date: Thursday, 19 May
Time: 1.30pm to 2pm
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Read the Fine Print - Good Business Practices & Unfair Contract Terms
This free 30 minute webinar by the Victoriam Small Business Commissioner will provide hints and tips on topics such as:
* How to resolve commercial disputes quickly and at low cost
* Terms in business contracts - understanding what you are signing, what to look for and the forthcoming protections for small businesses against unfair contract terms
* Potential pitfalls for start up businesses.
* The cost of litigation to your business
Attendees can send in questions as they listen that will be addressed during the presentation.
Date: Friday, 20 May
Time: 12pm to 12.30pm
Register here today
Working from home - things you need to know
Working from home can provide an easy way of starting a new business, but you still need to comply with relevant State, Commonwealth and local laws, and contracts you enter into are legally enforceable. Join the Victorian Small Business Commissioner at this free webinar for an overview of the rights and obligations of small businesses under Australian Consumer Law, some of the key things to look for when signing contracts, and what to watch out for when making the jump from home office to leased office.
Date: Tuesday, 24 May
Time: 12.00pm to 12.30pm
FREE Small Business Clinics
Are you looking for general business advice?
Looking for free support from business experts?
The City of Melton in conjunction with Small Business Victoria and Small Business Mentoring Service is offering mentoring sessions to support local business. The clinics provide general business information and can assist you in the steps you need to take to overcome an issue or information gap. These are by booking only.
When: 3rd Friday of every month
Time: 10am – 3pm
Book your spot today - Free Small Business Clinic
Keeping up to date
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