FIND THE KEY INGREDIENTS!

GUY GROSSI: BEYOND THE KITCHEN

Guy Grossi plates up his key ingredients for learning, innovating and thriving in business.

With a passion for his heritage and desire for excellence, Guy Grossi has built a culinary empire and achieved international acclaim as a chef, author, TV entertainer, public speaker and consultant.

He is also a socially conscious entrepreneur who has successfully embedded responsible business practices into his growing Grossi Group brand which includes some of Melbourne’s most renowned restaurants like Florentino, Merchant and Ombra.

Hear Guy’s personal story to understand what motivates him and how he’s continued to cut through in a fiercely competitive business environment.

01/08/2019

Time: 6pm–8.30pm
Cost: $65 includes 2-course dinner and drinks
Location: The Pier Geelong, 10 Western Foreshore Road

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THE CITY PRESENTS

IT'S YOUR MONEY: BREAKFAST WITH ALAN KOHLER

We are delighted to host the ABC’s Alan Kohler, one of Australia’s most trusted financial experts, for a fascinating discussion of the recent crisis in the banking and financial services industry, where we are now and how to protect and grow your money. With more than forty-five years’ experience observing and reporting on this sector, Kohler sees the big picture in a way no-one else can and will provide insights into his investing philosophy.

19/08/2019

Time: 7:00 am
Cost: $37.50
Location: Geelong Events Centre, Rydges Geelong cnr Myers and Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Vic 3220

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NGARRIMILI

NURTURING ABORIGINAL EXCELLENCE

Ngarrimili will host a Cultural inclusion event for the whole of Geelong Business community to provide a platform of Aboriginal business and the benefits of using Aboriginal ran business. The morning will feature key note speaker Cormach Evans founder of Strong Brother Strong Sister and Co-founder of Ngarrimili and host of panel of Aboriginal Business from range of sectors.

The event will be available for all with a strong focus on brining the Aboriginal community to the City of Greater Geelong. Whilst creating cultural safe and appropriate platforms for the future of Aboriginal business to access the City of Greater Geelong.

05/08/2019 * please note new day and time*

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: Strong Brother Strong Sister HQ. Level 1 37 Malop St Geelong, VIC 3220

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BUSINESS IN HEELS

learn from MY MISTAKES AND FAST TRACK YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Business in Heels is excited to present Regional Superstars Gillian Costa & Lyndsay Sharp as part of the Small Business Festival. Join us at Wah Wah Gee for a room with a view where we can make connections, enjoy nibbles and learn.

07/08/2019

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cost: $25 – $35

Location: Wah Wah Gee, Cunningham Pier 10 Western Beach, Foreshore Rd, Geelong VIC 3220

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JOURNEY THROUGH THE GEELONG BUSINESS LANDSCAPE

BUSINESS WITH A LIFE OF PURPOSE

What happens when you journey through the Geelong business landscape and discover its secrets. What happens if you mix numbers with a creative brain, surf culture, disability and AFL? And, what happens when one day you’re lying dead on a beach in Torquay and the next you look around and it’s as if nothing has happened?

You realise that community is at the heart of everything we do and the best business is done when you have a life of purpose!

Join us for a morning with three amazing Geelong business people who all look at life and business differently.

21/08/2019

Time: 7:30 am – 09:00 am

Cost: $20

Location: Truffleduck, 66 Hyland Street, Fyansford, Victoria 3218

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LITTLE BLOBS OF CLAY

AN EVENING WITH OSCAR WINNING ANIMATOR ADAM ELLIOT

Adam Elliot is one of Australia’s most celebrated stop-motion animators and certainly our most successful short filmmaker. His six short films have been viewed by millions of people and have built his international recognition as a master storyteller.

Through creativity, big dreams and sheer hard work, Adam took on the giants at Disney, Pixar and Fox to win an Academy Award for his clay-animation Harvie Krumpet.

With the release of his next film in 2022, Adam will share his insight into how groundbreaking technology and innovation is transforming the animation industry.

Ticket price includes finger food and drinks.

This event is part of the 2019 Digital Innovation Festival.

27/08/2019

Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $40

Location:  National Wool Museum, 26 Moorabool Street, Geelong, VIC 3220

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