"Joy is a power, cultivate it."
If you dare to type '2020' into Google, you'll be greeted by meme central - to say it's been a year for the books is a mighty understatement. But as always, we've seen our community, choice by choice, cultivate a joyful approach to their entrepreneurial journeys.
On that note, we are here to help you to 'Keep Moving Forward' - joyfully, powerfully and as a community. For plenty more growth opportunities, keep scrolling.
MADVentures - events for youth
YES goods available online!
Support local and support the YES teams by visiting their online shop.
PoweringON - events for business owners
Digital Navigator Clinics
Every Tuesday/Thursday of September 2020
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Digital Navigator session with a digital expert to discuss the findings of your PoweringOn action plan and your next steps.
Free, Online webinar or in-person at Basestation
Office Hours Intellectual Property with James & Wells
16 September 2020, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Office Hours Intellectual Property session with an expert from James & Wells to find out what you didn't know about IP and your business.
Getting started with ecommerce - a beginner's guide
23 September 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am
Want practical guidance on the steps to take to start an online store? Join in this workshop, presented by Grant Johnson from Rocketspark, to start you ecommerce journey.
Office Hours Legal with Mackenzie Elvin
28 September 2020, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Free one-off, one-on-one 45 minute Office Hour session with an expert lawyer from Mackenzie Elvin to find out what you didn't know about legal aspects affecting your business.
Digital Assessment for your Business
It's time! Take 10 minutes to find out how well your business is using online technology. This tool guides you through four sections and you get a personalised action plan to help you improve productivity, optimise your online presence, and gain a competitive edge.
Instigator- events for founders
29 September 2020, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Entrepreneurs Meetup is back with Lightbulb!
Lightbulb is designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs and changemakers from around the Bay of Plenty. Come check it out at our first session!
Angelic Drop-In Clinic
17 September 2020, 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Want to scale up? Get insights and input from Angel Investors with free, one-off, individual 20-minute consultation.
Free, Online webinar
Events in our wider community
Basestation Open Day
7 October 2020 (First Wednesday of the month)
Come and experience how we do coworking at Basestation! The first Wednesday of each month is Basestation's Open Day, and your chance to try #basestationlife. Also, did we mention that our Open Day coincides with our Community Shared Lunch? Yup, that's Pluto soup & buns on us, so you can focus on growing your business!
We look forward to seeing you get involved with this month's range of entrepreneurial events! Feel free to forward this email to anyone you think may want to join in.
Here to help you make your way!
The Venture Centre Team