The Big Conference

Sat. 14 Oct, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm AEDT
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THE WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE CONFERENCE IS BACK - Canberra’s best small business conference!

This incredible annual event is to develop and strengthen your current business ideas or dreams, network with influential women, and meet other amazing business owners. The aim of the conference is to bring passionate leaders in their fields together to share their knowledge, present workshops, and work one on one with you.

Entrepreneurs, social media experts, communication specialists, branding professionals, small business owners and corporate executives will all be on hand to teach you the ins and outs of creating and running a small business. 

We want to teach you, help grow your business and give you the tools and tips that can empower you to create, change or adapt your business.


The Big Agenda: Here’s what you can expect.


Registration + intro/MC/welcome


  • JESSICA RUFHUS from Collabosaurus All your kick start and small business advice! Jess chats us through her journey and dishes out some gems!


  • HELEN ROE presents our business coaching session: perfect start to the day, let’s get our heads (and hearts) in the right place!




  • SHEENA IRELAND from Specialists in Communications presents our PR + Marketing for small business; all the best tips and tricks for getting your business out there and talked about.


  • Social media how to: Which platforms are the best, which ones should you be on for your business, and how you make the most out of them! (Tips, tricks and hacks). Speaker to be annouced soon!  




  • NICOLE WILLIAMS from EOS Thirty presents our bookeeping + accounting session: We address all your nitty gritty questions; how to record, prepare and keep track of your business financials.


  • GIANNA SALVESTRO from FIRST STATE SUPER presents financial planning: We get real about your big plans for the future and how to get you there! 



                                                 The Influencers Panel

     Q&A Sessions with

KATA CSER for Network Marketing: The new “it” business model for today’s women.

KATIE HODLIC from Afternoon Pick Me Up: Pop-Up/Delivery businesses; The trending business start-up.

JEMMA MRDAK from A Stylish Moment: Blogging; Women who’ve made their career out of sharing their thoughts with the world.

ALICIA XYRAKIS from Rebel Muse: The Bricks and Mortar Shop; Seemingly impossible feat in todays online dominated world.

Final Annoucement: The Business Women Turned Entrepreneurs: How to make the leap.


Networking Session: In the afternoon we invite you to network with your fellow amazing attendees, mingle and chat with the speakers, and create authentic and long lasting connections within your community.


PLUS we have 3 interactive displays on top of this great line up, so stay tuned for those details.


If you have ever wanted to attend a networking session but were slightly intimidated, needed a cheer squad, operate in your business alone and feel like you need a refresh – or are sitting on a great idea and need some help taking that big jump – this one is for you!

You will walk away with tangible action items, a network of women who you can continue to learn from, and business materials and that you can implement directly into your business or use as building blocks for your dream!        

Perfect for all passionate entrepreneurs, it will change the way you do business forever; if you do nothing else for your business or yourself this year - this is it!

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VIBE Airport, 1 Rogan Street
Canberra ACT 2609, ACT