November 2018

Welcome to Business Talk

Welcome to the November 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. 
Do Not Miss Out - IP Rights in a Digital World

IP Rights in a Digital World - Don't get caught out!

In an increasingly competitive environment where more and more service delivery is digital, you need to know how to maximise the value of your own assets as well as how to make the best use of resources.
This workshop will help you to recognise and avoid the potential IP pitfalls and build an IP strategy that will support your business' growth.   

When: Thursday 22 November @ 9:00am - 12:15pm
Where: Tonsley Pod
Cost: $55
Icebreaker18 - Don't Miss Out!
The amazing Tonsley Innovation District plays host for a standout event, engaging researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs, and connecting with professionals, managers, investors and potential partners.
This event will be just a little more intimate than our first Icebreaker, and focused on the matching process. We're warming up the space and making sure that it is easier to hear not only your matches, but also some great speakers.
Date: 21 November 2018 @ 5.00pm - 8:00pm
Where: MAB, Tonsley Innovation District
Cost: $35.00
Book now

Book Now: What to measure in your business?
Presented by the Southern Adelaide Business Advisory Service, in this workshop you will learn why measurement in your business will make a world of difference. What do the trends in your business show you? Come along to find out what you might be missing. 
When: Wednesday 7 November @ 10.00AM -  11:30AM
Where: Cove Civic Centre
What's happening at Tonsley?

Two leading innovation districts from opposite sides of the world - Tonsley Innovation District in Southern Adelaide and Adlershof Science City in Berlin - have joined forces to exchange knowledge and talent and share business and research opportunities.

Subscribe now to keep up to date with all the exciting things happening at Tonsley

Urban Activation at Trott Park 

Have you seen the new outdoor dining experience at the Trott Park neighborhood center?
Little Bici Cafe was one of the successful applicants in our Urban Activation Project and now they have a great deck for all customers of the precinct to use and enjoy.   

Interested in joining this neighborhood centre? There is space available. Shop 1, 20 Heysen Drive, Trott Park SA  has an available area of 128 sqm (approx.). The site is self-contained, adjacent to IGA entrance with ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning and ample parking, find out more now.
Free Digital Skills Training - Job Seekers and Business
In November and December, the City of Marion will be running a series of free  digital skills workshops at the Cove Civic Centre to support job-seekers and businesses in the use of technology.

These workshops are being run as part of the  Digital Springboard program - a national initiative lead by Infoxchange and Google.

Topics include:

Join us for Concert at the Cove
The newly-released program for the City of Marion's first community music festival shows a four-hour event packed with live music.
Concert at the Cove includes performances by three of Adelaide's top bands, more than 20 Fork on the Road food trucks, and come and try dance.
Concert at the Cove, Heron Way Reserve, Hallett Cove, Saturday, 24 November 5pm to 9pm. Free entry. Family friendly. 

It's time to choose Marion's leaders
I invite you to help make a difference to everyday life in your community by encouraging people to vote in the November local government elections.
Postal ballots must be received by 5pm, Friday, 9 November. Ballots can also be returned in person to City of Marion Administration Centre, 245 Sturt Rd, Sturt by the same deadline.
I have included a link to a  poster  which I would be grateful if you could circulate to your networks and print off and display.

To find out more and view candidate profiles, go to the City of Marion website or visit
Authorised by Adrian Skull, PO Box PO Box 21, 5046.
Event Calendar - What's coming up?
CoMmunity Space @ Tonsley Pod
Every Thursday 10.00am - 2.00pm
Wednesday 5 December  @ 10.00am, Cove Civic Centre.
View our full Calendar of Events for business.

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

Graduate Economic Development Officer
T:  08 8375 6765

Executive Officer, SAEDB