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Maleny Commerce

Representing the local business community since 1986.

Small Business Month Guest Speakers & Mini Workshops
Tuesday 11th May 2021 from 7am to 11.30am
Maleny Hotel
7am to 8.30am - Guest Speakers + Breakfast

Guest Speaker: Jodie Nolan, Local Manager, Queensland Country Bank Maleny

"I look forward to sharing how Queensland Country Bank is already making a positive impact in our community, our future initiatives and fundamental core values and our standout business banking opportunities and what differentiates us from the rest!"  See you on the 11th. Jodie

Guest Speaker: Michael O'Brien, Senior Industrial Relations Specialist, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ)

15 years experience in Industrial Relations advisor skilled in case management, conciliation, mediation, investigations and EA negotiations through strategic and operational HR expertise.  Michael's passion is to get to the heart of issues and work with people to create positive outcomes. With his considerable expertise, you can trust he will be an effective facilitator and advisor for your business when a situation of difference arises.

Book Here - Bookings Essential
Members Ticket $25; Non-Members Ticket $30
9am to 11.30am - Mini Workshop

An ASBAS Digital Solutions Qld workshops in partnership with Maleny Commerce

9:00am - 10.00am
Improving Customer Experience - Stuart George

Learn how to start an amazing customer journey and keep it going. Create clients not customers. Onboarding to retention and beyond. The key areas needed to grow your business and to build and strengthen client relationships creating a solid future for your business.

Stuart George is the CEO of CKP Creative - seeing the big picture view of each business, what is missing then, guiding how to grow, improve online presence and business flow. Stuart gained a vast portfolio of skills over the past 30 years in business and his professional career as a business owner from the age of 20. Electrician, touring session singer, saxophonist, composer, Apple Certified Trainer, video + music production, digital marketing, social media and web design. He has been there, done that, failed and succeeded - learning every step of the way. Talking about business + digital and helping you to succeed is his driving passion.

10:00 - 10:30am
Break & Morning Tea

10:30 - 11:30am
All Things Social Media - Kay Ridge

  • Who is your target audience?
  • Is branding important?
  • Where are your customers?
  • What platforms do they use?

All of this will be discussed and more.

Kay Ridge is the founder of Dash-Social. Over a 25 year career she has worked in sales and marketing, logistics, corporate, government and insurance before finding her passion for social media and marketing. She is also passionate about women entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. She understands that social media is one of the most important business tools you can have and used correctly it has the power to reach out to your target audience creating your brand ambassadors.
$12.64 inc GST & Booking Fee for both workshops
Book Here for both workshops - Bookings Essential

If you wish to attend and have any other dietary requirements please contact to ensure the venue is able to plan in advance. 

Please note: ALL tickets booked must be paid for.  If you book and are unable to attend, but don’t notify the secretary/admin, the Chamber still has to pay for the venue so you will be charged. We aim to support our local restaurants. Please provide 24 hrs notice.

This Mothers Day ...

Maleny Cheese Factory
Purple Palate
The Maleny Bookshop
Maleny Food Co
Natural Fibre Maleny
On Obi Maleny

To find out more about the program such as where cards can be redeemed and card balances visit
Our organisation’s operations are supported by council through a Community Partnership

About Maleny Commerce

Maleny and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. is an incorporated body representing the business community since 1986. Check our website for upcoming events.

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