What's On in Fishermans Bend - November 2023

Attend Business Victoria’s 3-hour beginner-level webinar to learn the essential steps for launching a small business and ensuring its success. Topics covered range from selecting a business structure and registering a business name to exploring insurance options, choosing a suitable location, developing a unique business overview, creating an action plan, and accessing extra resources.

WHEN: Wednesday 1 November 2023 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Elevate your marketing expertise through Business Victoria’s 3-hour intermediate-level webinar focusing on creating engaging marketing content for social media. The session covers topics like mastering social media fundamentals, choosing the right platform for your audience, setting up a Google Business Profile, curating and crafting content for your online business, devising a social media and content strategy, and exploring additional resources.

WHEN: Thursday 2 November 2023 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and Wednesday 22 November 2023 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Boost your confidence when engaging with the government through Business Victoria’s advanced-level 2-hour session. This session provides practical insights and strategies for tender responses, quoting, and grant applications. Topics covered encompass understanding government procurement processes for goods, services, and infrastructure, supplier evaluation criteria, important government supplier policies, effective grant application strategies, and showcasing your business’s unique strengths to the government. Elevate your government engagement skills and access supplementary resources for ongoing learning.

WHEN: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Wednesday 15 November 2023

Don’t miss the opportunity to collaborate with FB IDEAs on projects in Fishermans Bend, with grants available for innovative ideas available up to $100k.

The three-stage development process targets project identification, scoping, development support, and substantial funding to bring envisioned projects to life. Aligned with FB IDEAs’ goals and Fishermans Bend’s vision, it prioritises growth and innovation in the area with a focus on climate resilience, water sensitivity, biodiversity, low carbon, and low waste. 

FB IDEAs are hosting an online information session is to talk about this Project Development Process and Assessment Criteria and answer any questions.

Join us for an end-of-year networking event, in collaboration with the FB IDEAs, to celebrate 2023 and set the stage for new connections in 2024.

Enjoy waterfront views, connect with fellow members of the Fishermans Bend community, government partners, and potential collaborators.

We’ll provide snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase. Registration is free but essential.

WHERE: Pier 35 Bar and Grill

Understand the basics of cash flow in Business Victoria’s introductory 2-hour session. Topics cover distinguishing profit from cash, comprehending the cash conversion cycle, handling cash flow related to supplier and customer collections, maximising cash flow through marketing and inventory management, and creating an effective cash flow forecast. Cash flow significantly impacts business well-being, and this session provides crucial skills to identify cash flow drivers and boost your business forecasting abilities. Explore supplementary resources to bolster your financial management skills further.

WHEN: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Wednesday 25 October 2023

The 2023 Victorian Aboriginal Business Awards, organized by Kinaway-The Victorian Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce, will be on November 24, 2023. This event celebrates exceptional Kinaway-certified businesses and Corporate Partners fostering Indigenous procurement and collaborations. It highlights the future of First Nations businesses and their leaders, emphasizing their resilience and the importance of Indigenous business ownership for intergenerational success. The event will take place at The Timber Yard in Fishermans Bend, known for its dedication to recycling and upcycling. Best of luck to all Kinaway businesses (especially those in Fishermans Bend!).

WHEN: Friday 24 November 6:00 pm – Saturday 25 November 1:00 am