August 2018

Welcome to Business Talk

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of Business Talk. Business success is essential to the future of the City of Marion as a place to live, learn, work, invest and do business. 
Expression of Interest - Closing Soon 
The City of Marion is seeking suitably qualified organisations to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in developing and subsequently operating a hotel facility at 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park.
The EOI closes 21 August 2018.
Building Upgrade Finance Forum
Does your business improve the environmental performance of commercial buildings? The Building Upgrade Finance (BUF) scheme is a State/Local Government initiative helping finance your client's building upgrades.

Learn how you can help your clients to unlock financing.
When: Monday 10 September 4.30pm - 5.30pm 
Where: Cove Civic Centre
For more information about the BUF scheme see our factsheet.
Nominations Closing SOON - HCBA Awards
Don't miss out on voting for your favourite local businesses in Hallett Cove Business Association's 2018 Local Business Awards.
Nominations can be made in six different categories: Retail (includes online), Trade and Services, Hospitality, Health, Beauty and Wellbeing, Professional and Business Services and Outstanding Customer Service.   
Nominations close Sunday 12 August 2018, c ast your vote now.
Judy shares her Advisory experience

Once and Again café owner Judy, recently utilised the Southern Adelaide Business Advisory Service; this is what Judy had to say about her experience.
"I really appreciated the time, support, encouragement and information provided through a one on one consultation with Phil.  He has promptly followed up with resources and referrals as promised. The consultation provided opportunity for me to highlight the strengths of my business and discuss opportunities and areas for improvement.  It was great to have someone who was both knowledgeable and experienced in business." - Judy Forbes, Once and Again Book Café.

Book your free one-on-one advisory session today by contacting    Phil at RansGroup on 7228 6208 or via email
Southern Business Connections: Networking Event
Southern Business Connections is an inner Southern Adelaide Business Association that supports networking and professional development, as well as linking local businesses.

Come along to the next networking event:
When: Tuesday 21 August @ 5:30 pm -7:30pm
Where: 38 Panalatinga Road, Old Reynella
Cost: $20 (free for current members) 
Bookings essential.

Struggling with the numbers? - Finance for Entrepreneurs Seminar

Do you struggle with the numbers side of your business? Do you get your tax done every year, but are having trouble making sense of how well your business is performing? Would you like to know how you can use financial reports to confidently make vital business decisions?

If you've answered "YES" to any of these questions, this seminar run by Magnetic Alliance could be exactly what you need to finally began taking control of your business' finances, once and for all. 

When: Tuesday 4 September @ 5.00pm
Where: Level 5 Flinders Building @ Tonsley

What's Happening at Tonsley?

South Australia continues its leadership in sustainable energy with the introduction of a District Energy Scheme at Tonsley Innovation District. When complete, the array will include approximately 20,000 solar panels installed on the expansive eight hectare roofs for the MAB and adjoining TAFE SA building.
To keep up with what is happening at Tonsley, subscribe here.
City Activation: Space Available

Looking for somewhere to lease in Southern Adelaide?
Hallett Cove Shopping Centre has main road exposure and multiple sizes available for lease today.
Business SA - 12 month membership for $99

Take a closer look at what a Business SA membership can provide your business by  downloading a copy  of their brochure.
This one-time offer is for new members only, to take advantage of this offer, please register your interest.

Cove Business Hub - Rooms for Hire
Did you know that you can hire a meeting space at Cove Civic Centre?

Cove Civic Centre is a versatile facility containing a number of meeting spaces for hire, access to 10 gigabit broadband and a computer suite.

Learn how you can take advantage of this excellent facility for all your Southern Adelaide meeting needs.

Event Calendar
What's coming up?

Tuesday 4 September  @ 10.00am, Cove Civic Centre.
Wednesday 5 September @ 9.00am, Cove Civic Centre
View our full Calendar of Events.

Do you have any suggestions for what you would like to see or learn in 2018? We would love to hear from you. Email us at Business Marion.
In this Issue

Manager City Activation
T:  08 7420 6525

Unit Manager - Economic Development
T:  08 8375 6897

Economic Development Coordinator
T:  08 8375 6765

Graduate Economic Development Officer