The Cassowary Coast Business Women’s Network meet on the last Tuesday of each month (excluding June and December) at various venues across the region. Events are organised by our Executive Committee.
February 2019 Event
Jasmine Porteous, General Manager at Castaways Mission Beach, is an aspiring young leader in the hospitality and tourism industry. Jasmine was recently appointed as the Chair for the Tropical Coast Tourism Board and also won Tropical Tourism North Qld’s “Young Achiever Excellence Award”.
Jasmine will share her business story and update us on future developments for both Castaways Resort and Spa and the tourism industry in our region.
Where: Castaways Resort, Mission Beach
When: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Time: 6.30pm Networking followed by Dinner at 7.00pm
RSVP: 3pm Friday 22 February 2019
What happens at our Events?
CCBWN Update Information
Members and Guests will be informed about events, information and issues associated with our Network and business in our region.
Guest speakers are invited to inform, motivate and entertain on subjects relevant to Business
- Every person attending an event has the opportunity to market their own business to Network members and guests.
- Meet and mingle with the business women in our region.
- Share your experience and business best practices.
- Help others with concerns/questions/issues they are having within their businesses.[/column][/column-group]
Previous CCBWN Events:
Celebrating Christmas – at the Waterfront Restaurant, Cardwell Marina
Are you Prepared for the Cyclone Season – Karen Hardy from ACME Insurance, Tully presented with professional advice and shared her experience about planning to protect both business and personal assets. (Tully)
Let’s Get Creative – ‘A Play with Watercolour’ – Members and guests had the opportunity to have Sally Moroney share her expertise and guidance in the use of watercolour techniques. Artists (that’s us!) each took home our own artwork on a A4 watercolour card. (Mission Beach)
Networking Event – Presentations from 5 members – 5 slides/5 minutes – Members and guests gaining confidence in marketing their businesses and gaining a better understanding of the diversity of businesses in our Network (Innisfail)
Dii Dunlop – Cassowary Coast Life website – Marketing Cassowary Coast and the value of cross promotion (Tully)
Annual General Meeting – Our CCBWN Story (Mission Beach)
Deb Johnstone – Transformational Pathways Aust (Cairns) – How to Create More Time and Have an Even Greater Business. Understanding your Mindsets (Innisfail).
Toastmasters International (Innisfail) – Pathways Learning Experience (Kurrimine Beach)
Ryan Moody Fishing Charters – Karen Rudkin-Moody – Business Change (Cardwell)
Rusty Mango Designs – Sales Funnelling (Innisfail)
Celebrating a Cassowary Coast Castaways Christmas – Castaways Resort and Spa Mission Beach. Celebrating the success of our business year 2017. (Mission Beach)
Sally Mlikota, President of the Cairns Business Women’s Club and Director of CBC Staff Selection (Cairns) – Learn to Network. More way to network the more benefits you will see in your small business. (Kurrimine Beach)
Mission Arts – The Art of Business Success – Understanding the business side of the Arts world and private viewing of Mission Arts Exhibition titled ‘Migration’. (Mission Beach)
Councillor Ben Heath – Cassowary Coast Regional Council – What’s being planned to ignite economic development in the region and a range of initiatives in progress from the CCRC. (Innisfail)
Nicky Jurd, Precedence – Cairns Based Web Design Company – Online Business Reputation. Branding awareness and digital communication and marketing tools. (Tully)
AGM & Mayor John Kremastos – Cassowary Coast Regional Council – update of achievements of his team since election and forward planning. Opportunity for members to ask questions specific to their business interests. (Innisfail)
Mission Beach Community Bank – Bendigo Bank (CCBWN Gold Member) Hosted Meeting – Healthy, Wealthy & Wise (Peta Nicholson – Body & Health therapies, Loren Brandle – ‘A Man is not a Plan’ – Superannuation planning, Jen Downs – Founding President of CCBWN and Former Director & Chair of MB Community Bankshares her wisdom & business advice) (Mission Beach)
Angelique Dibella – Jella Bella Designs – Inspiring Local Business Women (Tully)
CCBWN Exec Members – Kerry Clow/Delina Connell – Time Management – Behaviours and Systems to improve effectiveness (Kurrimine Beach)
Pete Faulkner – Cassowary Coast Economic Development (Inc) CCED – Update(Innisfail)
Nov Christmas Networking Function – sharing of food, drink, gifts & Christmas cheer! (El Arish)
Oct Danielle Carey – Dept of Education and Training – Projects in the Cassowary Coast (Tully)
Oct Peters Bosel Lawyers (Cairns) – Employment Fundamentals (Tully)
Sept Speed Networking – Marketing your Business to CCBWN members (Kurrimine Beach)
Aug Kylie Gabutto – Online Business Stylist (Cairns) – Sales Myths (Innisfail)
July Cairns Kick Start Toastmasters – Mind Mapping and Elevator Pitch (Mission Beach)