Yearly Archives: 2018 Back

Business Studio lunch box forum: minimising risk and maximising potential

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland. Minimising risk and maximising potential Learn from Christine Mudavanhu-Makumbe about best-practice risk mitigation strategies. Christine will focus on overcoming professional challenges and building resilience, drawn from her consultancy and advocacy experiences in the migrant business sector. Christine is the principal consultant … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: getting your brand in the media spotlight

Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Getting your brand in the media spotlight Tara Baker is the passionate co-founder and editor-in-chief of Dancing With Her, a multi-platform wedding and lifestyle destination. In the crowded wedding marketplace, Dancing With Her was launched as the first resource dedicated … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: scaling a home–based business

Date: Wednesday 18 July 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Scaling a home–based business from markets to distributors From humble beginnings in her home kitchen, the late Roza Robertson pioneered the gourmet sauce industry in Queensland and established a bona fide Brisbane institution — Roza’s Gourmet. Now under the direction … Read more

Business Studio LunchBox Forum : Social enterprise and design thinking …turning problems into opportunities

Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Social enterprise and design thinking…turning problems into opportunities Tom Allen is a design strategist, social entrepreneur and educator passionate about empowering people to create positive futures. Tom will share global insights into design thinking and social innovation to help … Read more

BUSINESS STUDIO LUNCH BOX FORUM: GROWING YOUR PASSION AND PURPOSE INTO A BUSINESS

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Growing your passion and purpose into a business “I wanted a Gucci style handbag with a Thank You Water story. You know, something that was gorgeous, good quality and luxurious, but also ethically made. I also wanted the brand I … Read more

Online marketing for offline businesses, five reasons all businesses need a digital marketing strategy

The online domain is growing faster than many businesses can keep up with. ‘Posting’ is now considered a verb meaning to upload online content rather than the sending of old-fashioned snail mail. And the age-old tradition of reading a newspaper over a bowl of cornflakes has been replaced with scrolling through social media feeds upon … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: next steps for a start-up

Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland In this session David took us through some crucial steps for a start-up: identifying a problem, business structuring, pitching, creating a product, looking at the positive influence you can make through partnerships, funding and profile. David Smith is the … Read more