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Stair kings named ‘Business of the Year’

Stairs manufacturer Slattery & Acquroff edges out close competition to take the Melbourne Business Awards’ ‘Business of the Year’ title at the MBAs’ Gala Breakfast on December 6.

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Congratulation!!!

Congratulation to the team at Slattery & Acquroff, who were crowned by the Melbourne Business Awards, South East Region, the 2013 "Business of the Year".

Slattery & Acquroffis an Australian owned family business that has been crafting beautiful stairs since 1920.

Rotary Club Breakfast December 4th

Our sponsor The Rotary club of Bentleigh Moorabbin Central has a special speaker from the football field for their breakfast meeting on the 4th December.

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Congratulations Nugents

Congratulations to Charles Knight, Wealth Management Partner of Nugents Group on being recognised as the only Victorian Finalist in the 2013 Hillross Financial Advisor of the Year Award.

  

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CHANGES TO AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY LAWS

On the 12th March 2014, the Federal Privacy laws will change.  The legislation to effect the changes has already been passed.

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Create an IMPACT! New public speaking training workshop

Are you a business leader or company executive who needs to deliver regular public presentations as part of your professional mandate?

Are you seeking to build your professional and personal brand through public speaking engagements but feel you lack the polished skills to have real impact?

Join Confidence Tricks on December 11 for the first of our summer public workshops specialising in practical small group presentation skills training.

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Judging Day a success but who will win MBAs’ Business of the Year award?

Melbourne Business Awards sponsors complete their annual judging day tour of the eight businesses nominated for the Business of the Year title.

Competition this year is tight with all eight businesses proving they are strong contenders for the annual award, to be handed out at our Gala Breakfast on December 6.

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HOLMESGLEN TO BE HOSPITALITY HQ FOR DEFENCE FORCE TRAINEES

Holmesglen has signed a five-year contract with the Australian Defence Force to provide hospitality training for trainees from around the country.

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Insight into our MC

By Rod Shell    

"Being the MC of the Melbourne Business Awards for the last thirteen years has been a fantastic experience. And as this will be my final year with the MBA I have taken the opportunity to reflect on the "journey" (yes I know that is over-used!) for both me, and the MBA since its inception 20 years ago"

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Holmesglen Institute - New Graduate Employment Service

The Graduate Employment Service is new to Holmesglen Institute, offering employers a range of free professional recruitment solutions.

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Latest Award Nominees put Heart into Innovation & Creativity

A “little Aussie company” giving American fast food giants a run for their money and an innovative glass designer have been recognised at the latest Melbourne Business Awards breakfast for 2012.

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August Guest Speaker Announced

Wellness and People Development expert John Toomeywill share some secrets into tackling health issues in a business environment context & E-commerce expert Grant Arnott will explain how to ‘Survive and Thrive in an Omnichannel World’

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20th Year Networking Evening

What a great success, on Wednesday 20th June the Melbourne Business Awards held a fantastic Networking Evening at Arco Restaurant in Heatherton. Over 40 guests joined us to network and celebrate 20 years of the Melbourne Business Awards, it was the perfect pre-cursor to our end of year Gala Celebration when we will formally celebrate 20 years of “Recognising and Rewarding excellence”

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May Award Nominees put Heart into Innovation & Creativity

A “little Aussie company” giving American fast food giants a run for their money and an innovative glass designer have been recognised at the latest Melbourne Business Awards breakfast for 2012.

Speed is the name of the game for Summit Innovations, the third Awards nominee for 2012, the MBAs’ 20th anniversary year. Summit specialises in delivering electronic communications systems and software solutions to improve the speed and quality of customer service in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry

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'Special' and 'Fab' define August Award Nominees

Exploring export opportunities and boosting investment in research and development in 2013 top the to-do lists of the latest companies nominated for Business of the Year at the Melbourne Business Awards.

Innovative textiles manufacturer The Specialty Group says it aims to invest $5 million a year in collaborative R&D for second and third generation technologies, double its workforce and realise increased annual revenues of between $20-30 million.

In addition to export opportunities, our second August nominee, Braeside-based electronics components manufacturer Fabtronics, has also identified customer growth and retention as key to building its brand in 2013.

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

Complete Colour Printing (www.completecolour.com.au) is a leading print and communications provider that has been delivering high quality solutions for over 20 years.

Gone are the days when printing simply meant “ink on paper”.  At Complete Colour, we are proud to offer solutions that develop and progress with the times.

We’re proud to be able to truly offer the whole spectrum of digital and offset printing along with our online solutions for EnviroCatalogues, inventory & digital asset management, which will service all your communication needs. In fact, we have the entire colour spectrum covered.

What’s more, Complete Colour is the single most environmentally-accredited and certified printer in Australia.  This means our clients can be assured that their print work is not only of the highest quality but is also environmentally sustainable and responsible.

At Complete Colour, our customer service is more than a process or policy. It is a way of life.

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Broke, Broken and Broker - Getting the best Workers’ Compensation Results!

Event: Broke, Broken and Broker - Getting the best Workers’ Compensation Results!
Date: 4 September (Dandenong) & 7 September (Melbourne) 

This training session takes you through all the “dos” and “don’ts” of managing workplace injuries/fatalities and workers’ compensation issues in your workplace...

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New Graduate Employment Service

The Graduate Employment Service is new to Holmesglen Institute, offering employers a range of free professional recruitment solutions.

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Final nominees announced for our annual Business of the Year Award

A specialist food manufacturer from Cheltenham and a Carnegie software and electronics engineering consultancy will join six other nominees aiming to be crowned Business of the Year at the Melbourne Business Awards gala breakfast on November 30th.

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Kingston Business Women's Network Luncheon - 21st November

Kingston Business Women’s Network Luncheon - Featuring key note speaker: Amanda Gome - entrepreneur, journalist, educator & business authority

Wednesday 21st November at Hemisphere Conference Centre, 488 South Rd Moorabbin.

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2013 Breakfast Dates Announced

Friday 1 March

Friday 10 May

Friday 19 July

Friday 6 September

Friday 6 December

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Owning your own business premises may now be within reach.

For years the prospect of owning your own commercial/ industrial property has been unattainable for many tenants, especially when looking in established markets like Moorabbin.  However recent activity suggests that this may no longer be the case.

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3 Surefire Ways to Stop Procrastination

When was the last time you put off doing something that you said you would do? Do you drag your feet when it comes to taking certain action or completing some tasks eg. phone calls, paperwork, following up late payments by customers, making business decisions, etc.? How much is this procrastination costing you and your business?

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Five tricks to open your presentation

At least one school of thought (read: The Poms) would argue that since Steve Waugh’s team of Invincibles of the 1990s and early 2000s, Australia’s cricket team has been left wanting of a few strong openers. 

After all, isn’t a strong start what any endeavour needs to succeed?

The same goes for every single public presentation you will ever do. If you’re a business owner or executive having to front an audience in any presentation setting, you need to establish strong leadership from the outset.

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4 Pricing Mistakes to Avoid

Want to improve the profitability of your business?  In our work we have found that reviewing the pricing methods and strategies provide the quickest improvement to the profitability of a business.  Many businesses are unknowingly giving away profits.

Price can be adjusted immediately and the effect flows straight through to your bottom line. For one of our clients a simple pricing change generated an extra $60,000 in profits in just 12 months and there was no reaction from their customers.

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