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Welcome to the July edition of the HACCI Hermes Enews.
 
July is traditionally a quieter month for HACCI, whilst most of our members enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean sunshine, we have been very busy behind the scenes.
 
We aim to launch our newly updated website in September. The new website will offer features for online membership payments, event bookings and access to an online business directory, and of course it will have all our latest news.
 
In the coming month we will also be launching the HACCI Excellence Awards nomination process including award nomination information and selection criteria. We will also be introducing a new award category, Women of Influence.  For more information please contact the HACCI Office on info@hacci.com.au
 
Our next event will be held on 18 August as we celebrate HACCI Young Professionals Network's (HYPN) third anniversary. Our HYPN programs continue to grow and strengthen with over 100 Young Professionals participating in our mentoring program over the last three years. We continue to place interns into host organisations, with a growing demand for more organisation to take part. If you would like to get involved in the HACCI Internship Program please email hip@hacci.com.au for more information. 
 
In closing for all our radio fans, Proinos Kafes has a new time and a new name! Be sure to tune in to Pame Gia Kafe each Tuesday afternoon at 5pm on Radio Hellas 3XY.
 
Enjoy this edition and we look forward to seeing you at a HACCI event soon.
Georgegina Poulos
HACCI Chair 

      
HYPN NETWORKING EVENT: SPEED MENTORING 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

The next HYPN event is sure to be a great experience for all participants. Join us for Speed Networking on 14 September 2017. Tickets are free for HYPN members and $25 for guests. Places are limited so book your place ASAP!



HACCI WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SERIES, THE TELESILLA EFFECT: UNPACKING THE ROAD TO SUCCESS

On 11 July 2017 HACCI hosted the second Women in Leadership Panel event at International Chamber House, “WOmen in Business, unpacking the road to success”. HACCI hosted a panel of three extraordinary women, Cherrie Miriklis (Flowers Vasette), Elpis Korosidis (Korosidis Lawyers) and Maria Danos (Maria Danos Architecture), who each shared their professional and entrepreneurial journeys with us. It was a night of candid insights, laughter and inspiration for all who attended. 

HACCI would like to sincerely thank each of Cherrie, Elpis and Maria for joining us and sharing their personal experiences with our members and guests.


L-R Bank of Sydney Eva Kazamias, HACCI Board Member Fotini Kypraios, Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou, Elpis Karosidis, Maria Danos and Effie Caramalis, Bank of Sydney


HACCI RADIO IS MOVING TO A NEW TIMESLOT

HACCI Radio is moving to a new time slot! You can now tune in to Pame Gia Kafe at 5pm every Tuesday on 3XY Radio Hellas.


Tom and Alex speak to financial planner Tom Karatzas (l) 

HACCI EVENT CALENDAR

Here are the upcoming HACCI events:

12 September
Business Insights Series

14 September  
HYPN - Speed Mentoring

17 October
Women in Leadership Series: The Telesilla Effect - Women in Science

17 November    
HACCI Awards for Excellence Gala Ball

5 December
Business Insights Series

SNOWDOME FOUNDATION                                  

The Snowdome Foundation is fortunate to be the Charity Partner for the Wogs at Work VIP opening night at The Athenaeum Theatre in September. The writer and star, Nick Giannopoulos, is a friend of Professor Miles Prince and a passionate supporter of his and Snowdome’s efforts to find a cure for blood cancers.  Professor Miles Prince is a leading blood cancer specialist and is well connected with the Hellenic Community.

Formed in 2010, the Snowdome Foundation is dedicated to improving outcomes for Australians with blood cancers – leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Blood cancers are the third highest cause of death from cancer in Australia, and sadly Australia is leading the world with the fastest growth of new diagnoses. Blood cancers don’t discriminate. Unlike other cancers, routine screening and public health awareness campaigns won’t reduce anyone’s risk of developing them. Australian blood cancer patients need access to next-generation treatments to help them live longer, better lives.
 
To date, Snowdome has raised over $20 million to help support 254 patients gain access to next-generation treatments through 15 clinical trials and facilitate 160 patients to receive personalised treatments. These outstanding results have been achieved whilst maintaining less than 15% expenses to revenue (industry best standard) to enable the vast majority of raised funds to be directed to Australian blood research.  
 
Last year, the Snowdome Foundation in collaboration with Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision received the inaugural National Telstra Business Award – Charity Division recognising they run an excellent business.
 
Your donation will support world-class medical research to help ‘make hope real’ in the fight against blood cancers. For more information visit the Snowdone Foundation website.

 

FIND OUT HOW AUSTRALIA IS CHANGING

SBS News has introduced an innovative interactive tool by compiling data from the 2016 Census for Australians to explore the results and findings of the recently released census data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

The SBS Census Explorer tool allows users to go behind the statistics to learn more about who they are and where they’re heading as one of the most multicultural countries in the world. It will help all Australians to discover how Australia is changing, engaging with a rich interactive visual portrait of who we are, where we live, where we come from and the languages we speak. 
 
MELBOURNE BUSINESS SCHOOL UPDATE

Melbourne Business School has recently been ranked third in the region and 38th in the world in the 2017 Top 50 MBAs for Entrepreneurship. 

Melbourne Business School Dean Zeger Degraeve said the result was a strong endorsement for the School, which is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top MBA programs.

“This result is tremendous recognition of our School’s success in developing the skills, knowledge and networks our students need to succeed in their post-MBA life,” Professor Degraeve said.

“This ranking result is a terrific endorsement of our world-class teaching and the strength of our global alumni community, which has more than 17,000 members in more than 95 countries.

“It is also the latest international ranking where Melbourne Business School has achieved strong performance during the past 18 months, demonstrating that our high-quality business education programs are among the world’s best.”

Melbourne Business School has a long history of producing entrepreneurial alumni, including Martin Hosking (MBA 1999), co-founder and CEO of Redbubble, a global online marketplace for print on demand products based on user submitted artwork.


Hear CEO and co-founder of Redbubble Martin Hosking talk about the value of an MBA at Melbourne Business School for entrepreneurs.

Past MBA student Martin HoskinMr Hosking has previously noted that his MBA was essential to his success in growing Redbubble from a start-up to an ASX-listed company with a market capitalisation of over $200 million.

“For me, doing my MBA at Melbourne Business School was a real opportunity to open up options which I would never have otherwise considered,” Mr Hosking said.

Read the full article here.

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