We are committed to giving our members the opportunity to improve their business and professional skills, as well as provide a platform to share their expertise.
Please see our events calendar for upcoming seminars and workshops hosted by us and our members.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
These events are open to anyone under 30 and are either a workshop featuring leading professionals and entrepreneurs who share their insights on a particular theme or topic relevant to those starting their careers.
Our format of events are unique and are designed to be personalised and thought provoking and good fun!
We also have young professional networking evenings in Melbourne on the last Thursday of the month- see our calendar for more info.
These events provide a supportive environment that helps members workshop aspects of each other's company. Members bring a challenge they have in their business to get some 360 feedback from the others that can help them drive their business forward.
Places are limited to 6 members to ensure a personalised experience, so book your place today and please prepare an aspect of your business you wish the group to explore. It may be your website, or your facebook page, or how you describe your services, some honest feedback could just be what you need!
BUSINESS ESSENTIALS WORKSHOPS
We offer monthly workshops for up to 20 participants that provide practical insights that participants can apply in their professional and business lives. The events provide a platform for members to showcase their expertise and as well as a great networking opportunity.
Past topics have included, sales techqiues, personal branding, the essence of great branding, debt recovery, emotional intelligence, personal organisation and effectiveness, media management, and social media.
THE BUSINESS LUNCH CLUB AND NETWORKING DINNERS
These events feature guest speakers who start a lively discussion on a particular business issue or theme. The Schmooze team will also facilitate the seating plan to help ensure our members can meet the right people over lunch.
This event is perfect for business owners and senior managers and provide a great way to be inspired and connect in an intimate setting of up to 20 people. Some months we also have an idea as a starting point for discussion for the table.
This unique program of events has been developed in response to demand by students at the Australian National University, University of Canberra and the Canberra Institute of Technology.
The events provide a range of essential interpersonal and career skills in a series of informal workshops delivered by the Schmooze team and our expert members.
We run these events in-house, as well in open to all students, and run them close to campuses and at a student-friendly time and cost.
These events provide the opportunity for members to showcase their premises in a co-branded way, supported by Schmooze. We offer one of these each month, and they can be as small or large as the member likes and each event is unique!
EVENTS ON DEMAND & MEMBER ONLY ACTIVITIES
Schmooze also offers an innovative program of events which are nominated by our members, and facilitated by us. These range from special interest groups, social activities and more. Members can attend these at cost price or special rates.
Members suggest the themes and topics and we run them when sufficient demand is there.
MASTER CLASSES AND CUSTOM EVENTS
Schmooze can be commissioned to run, design and populate events ranging from workshops, networking sessions at conferences or help with invitations to an event you may be hosting such as a launch.
We can be be commissioned to stage Master Classes where we personally invite the participants so that the member can present their expertise to a targeted audience in a discrete and personalised way.
Promote Your Own Events!
Schmooze also offers members the opportunity to advertise their own professional development and training events on the website for free. All you need to do is log-in to the Members Lounge and complete the simple 'Add an Event' online form.
Once approved the event is live on the website and you choose the social, professional or young professional calendars, and it will also appear on the home page if its the next event coming up. You can upload images, PDF fliers and all the contact details etc to promote your event.