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We’re bringing the WOMAN.com.au community together in a monthly Mover Shaker Maker coworking day to learn, connect, collaborate and be inspired to create and dream big!
MELBOURNE EVENT CALENDAR
9am-5pm Coworking Day (ONLY 15 SEATS AVAILABLE)
Guests to our Coworking Day are treated to a lineup of workshops and events facilitated by the WOMAN.com.au community of experts.
This month’s Mover Shaker Maker Coworking Day is all on resilience. We’ll be sharing stories, advice and tips on how to build a resilient business, an irresistible brand and a healthy bottomline. All under a sun-drenched courtyard where guests connect over a glass of wine, or get some serious work done in the adjacent conference room and workspace.
Plus, barista coffee, special treats and practical workshops throughout the day.
9.00am – Doors open
9.30-10.30am – Page To Pose yoga workshop
The theme is RESILIENCE. This is a unique yoga workshop facilitated by WOMAN editor, writer and yogi Stephanie Sta Maria. Bring a book that embody the theme and Stephanie will take you through yoga poses that tap into your inner strength. Suitable for all levels. BYO mat.
12.30-1.30pm– How to take control of your bottomline and become friends with your numbers
This is a working lunch facilitated by Stacey Price of Healthy Business Finances. As a Chartered Accountant and Registered BAS Agent with 15+ years in the accounting industry, Stacey has a passion for numbers and makes finance fun. Usually finance is the most hated task in a business, but one of the most important to get right. With the right systems in place, it becomes easier to stay on track, make important business decisions, and help build and grow your business to the next level. Stacey coaches and educates business owners to become friends with their numbers. “I don’t want business owners to fear their numbers – I want them to embrace and understand the numbers. I want business owners to feel in control of their financial position. I want business owners to have streamlined processes and less stress. And I want to have fun doing it!”
3.30-4.30pm – How to build an irresistible brand
Facilitated by a highly experienced brand strategist, you’ll learn the keys to creating an irresistible brand, the power of storytelling and what you need to do make an impact and smash your way in a crowded market.
You need to bring:
1. a book that embody the theme ‘resilience’ (if you’re joining us for yoga)
2. yoga mat and something comfy to wear
3. laptop to work from
4. business cards
5. smiles and good vibes
6pm-8.30pm Evening Event
Meet, connect, drink wine and hear the inspiring stories of incredible women who overcame personal adversities, cut their own paths, created a life on their terms and made their mark in business.
6.00pm – Canapes and nibbles. Drinks at bar prices.
6.30-8.30pm – Guest speakers
Catherine Cervasio is an inspiring and highly successful business woman. Twenty years ago, she launched Aromababy, the world’s first research-based natural and organic brand for mothers and babies; the idea arising while Catherine was pregnant with her first son. Catherine’s concept was the first of its kind. It created a whole new category with many brands following suit, although not having the same multi-million dollar achievement as her. Needless to say, the brand she created from scratch twenty years ago has now gone global.
Rhondalynn Korolak is a credentialed executive, entrepreneur and innovator in the science of the mind and business acceleration. Rhondalynn founded Imagineering Unlimited in 2007 to help business owners (like you) put strategies in place to grow your bottom line and ensure that your customers would never think of going elsewhere. She is the leading expert on harnessing the power of your mind and using it to improve your financial results in business. Rhondalynn knows all about resilience and self-transformation. She will share a powerful personal story about overcoming adversity that is going to blow your mind and force you to re-examine why you’re playing small, in business and in life.
Early Bird Tickets start from $35 – ends 18 May!
9am – 5pm Coworking Day (ONLY 15 SEATS AVAILABLE!)
You’ll be treated to a lineup of workshops and events facilitated by the WOMAN.com.au community of experts to boost your creativity, learn how to sell on social media and market your business on a shoestring.
Plus, barista coffee on arrival, fruits and nibbles all day!
BONUS! The first 10 people to register get a fabulous gift bag with lots of goodies
Price: $45 pp
6pm – 8pm An Evening with Creative Entrepreneurs
Meet, connect, drink wine and hear the inspiring stories of creative entrepreneurs who are bravely following their dreams and turning passion projects into profitable businesses.
Note: Guests to Coworking Day get free entry to this event.
Dessert designer and Instagram star, Caroline Khoo of Nectar and Stone
Founder of Nectar and Stone Caroline Khoo was always destined to share her creativity. Skillful in baking, photography, painting and styling she pushed the creative boundaries in cakery, unexpectedly creating what is now an Instagram sensation.
Founder of The Cowork Collective, Bec Mutch
Etsy top seller and winner of 2014 Etsy Design Awards Britta Boekmann of BoldB
German-born Britta Bockmann is an industrial designer by training who followed her heart to Australia in 2013 and discovered her creative calling in the process. Settling in Wangaratta with her Australian partner, Britta discovered a love for Australian timber and jewellery making through the Wangaratta Woodworkers, founding her jewellery brand BoldB and opening her Etsy shop shortly after. Britta’s wood and resin jewellery has proven a hit with customers and around the world and she was last year announced the Fashion and Accessories category winner at the inaugural Etsy Australian Design Awards. Now based in Melbourne, Britta works full time on her business, creating in a small workshop space at her home.
Kristeene Phelan, Communications Manager of Etsy Australia
Brisbane born but Melbourne made, Kirsteene Phelan spent four years building super cute jewellery label Scrumptious Productions before jumping into a fantastic role as the first of two Community Managers for Etsy in Australia. Now Etsy’s PR and Communications Manager for Australia, Kirsteen is passionate about women in business, microbusiness and creative commerce in Australia. She loves her husband and stepdaughters, brightly coloured tights, trawling the world for vintage jewellery supplies, running and The Wire.
Meet Karina Waters, the Australian woman behind the grand restoration of an 18th Century crumbling chateau in the south of France – Chateau de Gudanes.
2.30 – 5pm High Tea at Park Hyatt (Limited tickets still available)
Find out how two entrepreneurs inspired other people to contribute to making their big dreams a reality.
Plus special guest Simon Rossi, General Manager at Uber who will talk about the Uber journey, the share economy, and what it means for small business.