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Manufacturing Opportunity

   

A videophone designed specifically for the elderly and disabled has been developed by a South East Melbourne company and units have already been sold into homes and retirement facilities in Australia, USA, United Kingdom, Malaysia, South Africa and Germany, but the videophone is made in China because the developer was unable to find a local supplier.

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Studio57F1

      

Next time you bite the head off a Freddo frog, cross the Bolte bridge, watch the tennis in Melbourne, stretch a Natural Confectionery Co snake or see an ad with an ice cream that won't melt but looks good enough to eat, Studio 57F1 was there helping set the foundations to make these successes.

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Celebrating 25 Years (1992 to 2017)

The Melbourne Business Awards has been recognising and rewarding excellence in the Manufacturing sector of Melbourne's South East for more than 25 years. Over this time we have recognised more than 220 local businesses and
presented more than 60 business awards. In addition to these awards, the MBA has also delivered on a number of other initiatives:
• Recognition of companies that displayed a continuing commitment to youth employment and youth apprenticeships
• Recognition of young employees
• The attendance of secondary and tertiary students as well as groups of young people with a special interest in the expertise of the keynote speaker
• Information workshops on specialist topics
• A forum for business owners to talk to other business owners

In 2017 we prepared a booklet detailing our activities over these 25 years - you can read all about the MBA, it's award winners, guest speakers, sponsors and much more here: 

MBA001_Awards_Booklet_Low.pdf 

Holmesglen Professional Workforce Solutions

Simon Bruce, Head of Professional Workforce Solutions at Holmesglen, spoke at the 23 February 2018 MBA Breakfast about the importance of continuous development of essential business, professional and leadership skills.

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Youth Hub

2016 Melbourne Business Awards Young Achiever Hannah Wicke has initiated a hub for young people who want to exchange ideas on how to make an impact, and how they would like to lead. The inaugural Youth Hub event was held at Woodlands Golf Club on Friday 16 March where participants actively discussed the challenges of leadership and provided valuable input for the MBA "Changing of the Guard" Youth Forum Breakfast - "Leaders of Today Inspiring Leaders of Tomorrow" which will be held on Friday 4 May.

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Susan Alberti

Guest speaker at the Melbourne Business Awards breakfast on 23 February 2018, businesswoman, philanthropist and former Vice President of the Western Bulldogs Football Club, Susan Alberti is a woman with passion and generosity who will inspire you to take on the seemingly impossible and triumph.  

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Vesper Tools

Vesper Tools manufacture and sell high quality hand made woodworking tools

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$47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund  

 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 

$47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund

Last week, the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO released the $47.5 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund guidelines on business.gov.au and announced the program will accept applications until 14 August 2017.  

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The Kingston Jobs Portal

Local jobs for local people, win – win for employers and job seekers

The Kingston Jobs portal will provide employers and job seekers with a simple, cost effective way to match local jobs to local people. You can’t get more cost effective than ‘free’. 

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Les Twentyman Foundation

 

UPDATE

Following Les Twentyman’s presentation in May, 2015 we issued a “Call to Action” to the MBA Community at large....

 

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Stop Setting Goals & Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

Access Kam's Free 2017 Power Bundle Here...

 

 

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2016 Wrap Up

Celebrating success at this time is a great way to wrap up a year. Again the Melbourne Business Awards is proud to have provided a platform to showcase and recognise successful businesses and people throughout 2016......

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SPECIAL EDITION BENDIGO BANK 3.75 million dollar donation milestone

DINGELY DOSSIER

BENDIGO BANK SPECIAL EDITION UPDATE

3.75 million dollar donation milestone

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Telstra Business Centre Bayside - Event

Telstra Business Centre Bayside and Bridged Group present  - 

“When Change Happens” How we can prepare ....

  • Monday 12th October  6pm – 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 13th October  7am – 8.30am
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Digital Branding

Do you run a small business and want to find out the expert Do's and Don'ts for digital branding and social media?

Join Jacqui Hine of No Grey Creative and Sam Sidney of Milkbar Digital, on September 7th at Gordon Studios for an intimate seminar on all things graphic design and social. This seminar will teach you how to thrive in the ever-changing digital world.

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Save The Date - When Change Happens

Telstra Business Centre Bayside and Bridged Group present  - 

“When Change Happens” How we can prepare ....

  • Monday 12th October  6pm – 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 13th October  7am – 8.30am
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GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

SUPPORT FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

Take your business to the next level with support from the Victorian Government.  

Topics: news,  grants,  funding,  government funding

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New award category to recognise & reward the expanding service business sector

The continuing shift in focus from Australia’s manufacturing heritage to an expanding service-based business economy will be reflected in the introduction of a new Melbourne Business Awards category in 2016.

Topics: awards,  business awards,  service award,  business networking,  business events

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The manufacturing sector’s night of nights, the

HURRY LAST DAYS!

The manufacturing sector’s night of nights, the 2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Gala Dinner is a celebration of manufacturing excellence, as we recognise this year’s award winning individuals and companies.

Enjoy fine food and wine and spectacular entertainment as you network with your industry peers and celebrate excellence in manufacturing with your clients, staff and suppliers.

Date: Thursday, 9 June 2016

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“Workers Compensation: Important Changes to Premium Calculation + Management”.

It’s that time of year again when employers will be hit with their dreaded WorkCover premium bill. This year, there are a number of changes to the process and potential savings to be made.

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The importance of being earnestly passionate about your purpose

In the social economy, it has never been more important for business owners and executives to ensure they are communicating their purpose as a means to building their business and attracting more custom.

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