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Events


As part of its 'vehicle of engagement', WSBC operates a variety of events across the membership year to inform, connect and engage businesses across Western Sydney. 

Our events are open to members, who receive preferential rates, complimentary seating and other opportunities, as well as non-members.

Partnering opportunities are also available.

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Upcoming events

    • 08-Aug-2019
    • 07:00 - 09:30 (UTC+10:00)
    • Mercure Sydney Parramatta, 106 Hassall Street, Rosehill, NSW 2142
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    Digital marketing is now the mainstream and eclipses all other forms…and content is the currency. Done well, content marketing can help position your business as an expert in your industry, improve your brand awareness, create loyalty and trust with customers and prospects and ultimately convert readers into warm leads.

    This content marketing workshop is for business owners and leaders who want to get results and return on investment in the rapidly changing digital marketing space. Delegates will gain a clear understanding of what digital content will best grow their brand, how to create a content strategy that will deliver qualified enquiries and what skills sets they will need to get the best return on investment.

    Workshop takeaways

    • How to create effective content
    • Big-picture clarity on what content will grow your business
    • A step by step method to develop a watertight content strategy
    • Priority tasks that will deliver the quickest return for your business

    Format

    • 7.00am full buffet breakfast for a 7.30am start
    • Interactive session
    • Industry relevant case studies used for illustration
    • Begin work on your content marketing plan
    • Content marketing workbook to take away and continue

    Workshop Presenter  l  Deb Croucher, Brand Strategist & Founder Brilliant Digital   

    Lots of people talk about Digital Marketing... but for the past 10 years, Deb and the team at Brilliant Digital have consistently delivered measured results across multiple industry sectors Australia wide. Deb and her team help established companies grow and thrive using a complete, end-to-end solution to websites, digital marketing and social media.

    Deb is incredibly passionate about the power of content marketing. During an interactive workshop she'll use case studies to illustrate how all businesses can make giant leaps forward and get fantastic returns on investment using a strategic approach to content marketing. She'll leave you with a method to follow that works for any size business and a clear understanding of which activities will deliver the best return on time and dollar investment for your organisation.

    “Deb Croucher is an exceptional presenter. Her ability to engage with the audience to create an interactive and engaging session is brilliant! Deb’s content is incredibly useful and targeted… all attendees learn tangible and practical lessons.” 

    Cassandra O’Brien, BT Financial Group


    WSBC Members: 2 complimentary seats per member 

    Additional WSBC Member Seats: $50 + GST per person*

    Non Member Seats: $75 + GST per person*

    *Highly subsidised seat pricing thanks to the support of Brilliant Digital.

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    • 29-Aug-2019
    • 11:30 - 14:30 (UTC+10:00)
    • The William Inglis Hotel, 155 Governor Macquarie Drive, Warwick Farm, NSW, 2170
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    Western Sydney Business Connection is delighted to welcome back the Premier of New South Wales, The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, who will deliver her third keynote address at WSBC's 17th Annual State of the Region Business Leader Luncheon on August 29.

    With a decisive win in the recent state election, hear first hand the NSW Government's progression, priorities and plans for Western Sydney.

    WSBC’s State of the Region Address is Western Sydney’s key business leader luncheon. With 500 attendees at last year’s sold out event, the 2019 State of the Region Address is set to provide a great opportunity for you to engage with influential business leaders, generate leads and promote your business profile amongst the decision makers of Western Sydney.

    2019 State of the Region Seats

    WSBC Members: are entitled to use their complimentary seats for this event

    Additional Member Seats: $150 + GST per person; or $1300 + GST for a table of 10

    Non Member Seats: $250 + GST per person; or $2200 + GST for a table of 10 


    Event Format: 

    11.30am 

    Registration, Networking & Pre Lunch Drinks

    12.30pm 

    Official Welcome & Presentations (includes a 2 Course Lunch)

    2.30pm

    Official Proceedings Close


    Keynote Speaker  I  The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW 

    Gladys was first elected to the NSW Parliament as Member for Willoughby on 22 March 2003.

    She was elected Leader of the Parliamentary Liberal Party on 23 January 2017 and sworn in as the 45th Premier of New South Wales. Gladys had previously served as Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations in the Baird Government since April 2015.

    Prior to that, she was appointed Minister for Transport following the election of the O’Farrell Government in March 2011 and served in that role for four years.

    She is a Master of Commerce graduate from UNSW and prior to entering Parliament worked as a General Manager for one of Australia’s largest financial institutions. Gladys has also completed studies in Government and Public Administration (B.A., Uni. Syd).


    $5.00 from every ticket sold at this event goes to the WSBC Charity Partner Program, raising funds for our 7 Charity Partners: Children's Medical Research Institute, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Northcott Disability Services, Parramatta Mission, Ronald McDonald House (Westmead), The Salvation Army and Westmead Medical Research Foundation 

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    This event is proudly supported by:

    Major Event Partners


    • 17-Oct-2019
    • 09:00 - 16:30 (UTC+11:00)
    • Ronald McDonald House Conference Room, 1 Labyrinth Way, Westmead, NSW 2145 - proudly supporting our charity partners.


    WSBC members now have the opportunity to book individual seats for the fully-funded, nationally accredited, 1-day GREENLINE Conversations Training Program facilitated by Diana Tapp and Chris Margaritis. Our July and September program dates have already sold out however we still have availability on October 17 and November 28. 

    GREENLINE Conversations is the internationally successful conversation training program used by companies such as EY, Pepsi, Rheem and RedKite to drive emotionally intelligent conversations, boost productivity and create a high-performance culture in their business.

    You will discover:

    • Advanced techniques to increase your emotional intelligence
    • How to confidently have critical conversations
    • Communication techniques that quickly build trust and engagement
    • How to have effective performance conversations
    • Techniques for dealing with disgruntled customers and clients
    • How to avoid the red card behaviours that take you off the productive GREENLINE
    • How to master behaviours to quickly get you back on the GREENLINE
    • How to map the most effective, cost effective and efficient GREENLINE in every business situation

    What's included?

    • This course is nationally accredited through the Institute of Strategic Management (RTO #91485) and offers two units towards your BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership & Management
    • Your own set of GREENLINE red and green cards
    • 3 months access to GREENLINE online e-learning suite, which contains interactive training modules and scenario-based videos for an engaging online learning experience
    • 12 months unlimited email and phone support to help embed new behaviours
    • Tea, Coffee & Lunch (available for the open program only). 

    Why choose GREENLINE? 

    • GREENLINE is a proprietary program based on the science of how brains really work
    • Techniques are highly-practical and immediately applicable
    • 99.6% of previous participants recommend GREENLINE to other colleagues
    • $7.6m is the average opportunity for a business to save when GREENLINE is rolled out company-wide.

    What others say:

    "GREENLINE has increased our productivity. There is less friction between our people and stronger relationships with our customers"

    Trent Raymond, GM People & Safety, BevChain LINFOX

    "The GREENLINE program provides a foundation for success that no business serious about culture, staff retention and results can ignore"

    William Russell, Operations Manager, MATO Australia

    "Equipping frontline and middle-management with the tools to GREENLINE their operational and behavioural discussions with their team members is invaluable"

    Paul Naghten, Training & Development Advisor, MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS

    Ready to book?

    Our July and September program dates have already sold out however we still have availability on October 17 and November 28

    Training at your workplace

    To learn more or book your own complimentary in house program for over 20 people (max 25), please call Ramsina McCully from World Class Teams on 1300 085 248.

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Past events

18-Jun-2019 Meet The Buyer: Strategic Matching Event
22-May-2019 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney's Customer of the Future
04-Apr-2019 World Class Team's Breakfast Leadership Masterclass: Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence For Workplace Success
28-Mar-2019 Meet The Buyer: Strategic Matching Event
21-Mar-2019 Webinar: What You Need To Know About Contracts
14-Mar-2019 Webinar: Employment Law Update - What’s New & Upcoming in 2019
07-Mar-2019 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: 2019 – A Challenging Year Ahead
21-Feb-2019 Brilliant Digital's Breakfast Masterclass: Creating a Digital Brand Strategy for Business Growth
21-Nov-2018 Meet The Buyer: Strategic Matching Event
15-Nov-2018 Webinar: Workplace Bullying – What Every Employer Must Do
30-Oct-2018 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: A Decade Of Decentralisation - Parramatta’s Legal Sector & Opportunities For Business
19-Oct-2018 Live Webinar: Corporate Governance - What is it and why is it important for companies large and small?
13-Sep-2018 WSBC's 2018 State of the Region Address
29-Aug-2018 World Class Team's Breakfast Leadership Masterclass: Critical Conversations
21-Jun-2018 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: Leading Through Change
03-May-2018 WSBC's Business Leader Luncheon: Manufacturing & Innovation in Western Sydney
11-Apr-2018 Meet The Buyer, Strategic Matching Event: Confirmation of Attendance
13-Mar-2018 WSBC & Macquarie Bank Present: The Key Global Economic Trends for 2018 & How They Will Affect Western Sydney
16-Nov-2017 Winning Business Strategic Matching Event
27-Oct-2017 Live Webinar: Employment Agreements – A Sword and a Shield for Employers
24-Oct-2017 Winning Business Procurement Workshop
19-Oct-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: Winning Business in Western Sydney's Infrastructure Boom
27-Sep-2017 Live Webinar: Motivating and Retaining a Generationally Diverse Workforce
21-Sep-2017 Leadership Training: Greenline Conversations
30-Aug-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: 2017 State of the Region Address
28-Jul-2017 Live Webinar: Conducting Workplace Investigations - Why, When & How
08-Jun-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: How The New Visitor Strategy Will Change The Way We Market Western Sydney
26-May-2017 Live Webinar: Building A Great Place To Work
05-Apr-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: Designing Western Sydney, Creative Placemaking for Growth
24-Mar-2017 XVenture Campbelltown: Sold Out
23-Feb-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: The Business of Sport in Western Sydney
26-Oct-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Economic Development
08-Sep-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: 2016 State of the Region Address
08-Jun-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: "Infrastructure"
28-Apr-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Building Better Businesses
25-Feb-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Health Sector
12-Nov-2015 GWS Employment Forum
06-Oct-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: 2015 State of The Region Address
03-Sep-2015 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: A Plan for Growing (Western) Sydney, investment opportunities for your business
25-Jun-2015 What does the new 'Western Sydney Innovation Corridor' mean for your business?
28-May-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Leading your organisation to leverage the business growth opportunities in Western Sydney
24-Mar-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Infrastructure - Western Sydney Light Rail
26-Feb-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Health Precincts Growth & Investment Opportunities
06-Nov-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - Research + Industry – Collaborating for Growth
28-Aug-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - 2014 State of the Region Address
12-Jun-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - GWS Employment Forum
05-Jun-2014 Member Celebration and Networking Evening
15-May-2014 A Western Sydney Business Transformation Story
20-Mar-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - How are Council plans impacting your business in 2014?
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