Business Studio lunch box forums 2017

Business Studio lunch box forums

Each fortnight, be inspired by a diverse array of engaging entrepreneurs and business leaders as they share their experiences, tips, and insights on a variety of business related topics.

Conveniently scheduled over your lunch break, these sessions are completely free and consist of a 30 minute presentation followed by 15 minutes for Q&A. Bring along your lunch or grab a bite to eat from The Library Cafe on your way.

Check this page regularly for updates on upcoming speakers (bookings below).

Business Studio membership is free and gives you access to a great range of resources and business support. Visit the team on level 1 to sign up now.

Find Business Studio recommended books and resources in the Library Shop.

Venue:
Business Studio, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Free
Bookings:

Bookings required

More information:
Partnerships
(07) 3842 9983
partnerships@slq.qld.gov.au

Program of events

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: I have this business idea...

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 1st Feb 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

In this fortnight's lunch box forum, hear from social entrepreneur Peter Gjersoe as he discusses start-ups and the road to success.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: intellectual property

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 15th Feb 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

This fortnight, hear from Melinda Kastanya, a Senior Associate at McCullough Robertson Lawyers as she discusses some of the questions surrounding IP and how best to protect your idea.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: choosing the right legal entity

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 1st Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear from Melissa Sinopoli, Partner at MacDonnells Law, as she discusses the different legal entities you could use for your startup and the pros and cons of each.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: prioritising and managing my time

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 15th Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear from James McMenamin this fortnight about Personal Kanban, a flexible tool to help manage your workload and priorities.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: the first year of a start-up

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 29th Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Come along to this informal sharing about the trials and tribulations of the first year of a start-up from entrepreneur Nathan Schokker.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: sources of investment

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 12th Apr 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear from retired CEO Peter Gjersoe as he shares his wisdom on securing investment for fledgling business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: writing a funding bid

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 26th Apr 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Learn from Kate Hall, Fundraising, Development and Grants Officer for Queensland Library Foundation, as she discusses her top tips for writing a winning funding bid.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: managing cash flow

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 10th May 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear from financial advisor Cara Brett about all things cash flow for small business owners.

Dr Catherine Ball

Business Studio lunch box forum: how to avoid the need for investment

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 24th May 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear from Dr Catherine Ball, 2015 Telstra Business Woman of the Year, about how to avoid the need for investment for your new business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: marketing through joint ventures

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 7th Jun 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Peter Gjersoe talks through entering into joint ventures, the pitfalls to be aware of and the potential benefits.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: marketing fundamentals

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 21st Jun 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Petra Williams will share the three fundamental marketing principles that will attribute to the thriving of your business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: social media marketing

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 5th Jul 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Social media marketing entrepreneur Mitch Hills gives the low-down on how to use social media to market your business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: getting a product into the majors

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 19th Jul 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Melinda Trembath discusses how to grow your business and how to get your product into the majors.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: online vs offline selling

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Aug 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Belinda Harris from BrisStyle covers the pros and cons of selling your products both online and offline.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: search engine optimisation

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 30th Aug 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Dana Flannery discusses how to maximise the success of search engine optimisation for your business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: ensure your business is sale-ready

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 13th Sep 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Peter Gjersoe explores how to create a business that is ready to sell at any given moment.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: Little Tokyo Two

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 27th Sep 2017, 12:30pm - 12:30pm

Little Tokyo Two founder Jock Fairweather talks through the highs and lows of starting the business, what he has learnt along the way and what he would do differently if he had his time again.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: employing staff

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 11th Oct 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hear some great tips on recruitment and on creating appropriate interview structures to ensure you employ the best team for your business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: managing growth

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 25th Oct 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Learn tips in how to become a long-term sustainable business.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: building a website or app for your business

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 8th Nov 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Paul and Brendan from IT etc. Training talk you through the basics of how to create a website and app so you can get your business idea online.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: creating culture within your business

Business Studio, level 1, State Library
Starts 22nd Nov 2017, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Shainiel Deo, CEO of Halfbrick talks about ensuring you create a culture within your business that reflects your values.

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