July Meeting & Business Workshop

The next KBA General Meeting is 7pm Wednesday, 24th July 2019 at the Murrumba Downs Tavern.

Our Business Workshop following this Meeting, is How to Promote your Business on Facebook for Free, presented by Felice Houlihan on behalf of North Brisbane Data Recovery.

Members and Non-Members welcome.

Cost is Free, though we would like your RSVP so we can ensure there is enough chairs set up, and handouts prepared.

RSVP via our Facebook Event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/282982329256845/ or
contact our secretary via email secretary@kallangurbusinessassociation.org.au or
phone or text 0417 002 811.

Newsletter – June 2019

Welcome to the Kallangur Business Association June Newsletter.

Next General Meeting

For your Calendar, our next General Meeting is scheduled for 7pm Wednesday 26th June, at the Murrumba Downs Tavern, followed by a Business Workshop.

Workshops going well

We have run 3 more workshops since our last Newsletter in March, and have now published them all, (plus the first one from February), on our website here. So you too, can see them and get use of the valuable advice given.

Our Next Workshop
Please join us for our next workshop on “How the Federal Budget will Affect Small Businesses, presented by Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants. This Workshop is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday 26th June, (scheduled to run after the June General Meeting).

News

We are going to the Moreton Bay / North Brisbane Business Expo, on Friday 5th of July. The details are in the article below. If you are interested in attending, entrance is free, you just need to register.

Stephen Miles MP has extended his Pyjama Drive to the end of June. Don’t miss out on your chance to help Children in Care this winter. More details in this article below:

Upcoming Dates

General Meetings are 7pm at Murrumba Downs Tavern.  With the next 3 on 26th June, 24th July & 28th August.  There is also Workshops following both the June & July Workshops.

Business Workshop – Single Touch Payroll & Tax Workshops

On the 3rd of April, in our double workshop, Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants started with his presentations on Single Touch Payroll (with what just about all businesses are required to do from 1st July 2019!) and finished with his presentation on Tax.

Check the recordings of these presentations here:

Extra Presentation Material

Email our Secretary here, to receive these extra presentation material, available to KBA Members:

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – 1 slide per page
  • Attendee’s Handout (PDF) – 3 slides per page

Business Workshop – How to save $500 with your Accountant

On 27th February, Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants, presented for the Kallangur Business Association, a presentation on How to Save $500 with your Accountant.

It was an insightful presentation from Michael, giving us small businesses heaps of ideas, and renewed enthusiasm to get back on top of our accounts.

Check the presentation out yourself here:

Extra Presentation Material

Email our Secretary here, to receive these extra presentation material, available to KBA Members:

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – 1 slide per page
  • Attendee’s Handout (PDF) – 3 slides per page

Moreton Bay / North Brisbane Business Expo – 5th July, 2019

The Kallangur Business Association are attending the Moreton Bay / North Brisbane Expo. Come and see us at the Expo on Friday 5th July, at the South Pine Sports Complex.

There is so much to offer at this Business Expo, it is hard to list them all here, but here we go:

  • FREE Entrance But you must register here for your ticket.
  • Network with 1000 local Moreton Bay Region and North Brisbane Businesses.
  • 155 Exhibition Stands – The biggest business to business supermarket to buy from
  • Four main speaker sessions – with some great offers included
  • Free Corporate Massages and Brow Bar
  • Free Live Entertainment in our Food Truck dining area from 11am to 3pm
  • Heaps of Prizes to WIN!
  • TINAx Talks for Women in Biz- 8 speakers for 8 minutes each addressing your business pain points.
  • Free Speed Networking from 10.30am and also from 3.00pm – so much fun – bring your business cards
  • Free Head Shot Hub – get a free social media photo
  • Parking is by a gold coin donation and all monies go directly to Rotary.

We all need more business, and with this Expo being Free to attend, you really have nothing to loose!

When: 10am – 4pm, Friday 5th July, 2019
Where: South Pine Sports Complex – 620 South Pine Road, Brendale (map)
Tickets: Register for your Free Tickets here
Inquiries: Email Small Business Expo CEO, Paula Brand here.

If you are interested in having a Exhibit Stand grab an exhibitor pack here: https://www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au/

MP Steven Miles’ Winter Pyjama Drive for Kids in Care

Our Queensland State Government representative for Murrumba, Steven Miles is running a Winter Pyjama Drive for Kids in Care.

Mr Miles is calling for donations of new children’s winter pyjamas to pass on to the Pyjama Foundation who deliver pyjamas to children in Foster Care.

Sizes required are from 000 upwards to teenagers, with donation drop off located at the Murrumba Electorate Office, at 1/15 Goodfellows Rd Kallangur, between 9.30am – 4.00pm Mon-Fri.

If you are unsure where this is, it is beside the Kallangur Post Office, in the Aldi shopping block, across the road from the Caltex, on Goodfellows Rd.

This drive has been extended to the end of June.

Can you help?

Drive Contact: Murrumba Electorate Office – Phone: 3448 9300 – Email: murrumba@parliament.qld.gov.au

Business Workshop – Facebook Introduction for Businesses

On the 3rd of April, Felice on behalf of North Brisbane Data Recovery ran a
Facebook Introduction for Businesses presentation for the Kallangur Business Association. Check it out below.

Extra Presentation Material

Email our Secretary here, to receive these extra presentation material, available to KBA Members:

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – 1 slide per page
  • Attendee’s Handout (PDF) – 3 slides per page
  • Facebook for Businesses Checklist (PDF)

Business Workshop – Online Presence for Businesses

Does your Business come up in a Google Search?
Do you have a website?
Do you have the right information on your website that customers are looking for?
What does being on Social Media give you?

On the 27th of March, Felice on behalf of North Brisbane Data Recovery ran a presentation for the Kallangur Business Association on Online Presence for Businesses. Check it out below.

Extra Presentation Material

Email our Secretary here, to receive these extra presentation material, available to KBA Members:

  • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) – 1 slide per page
  • Attendee’s Handout (PDF) – 3 slides per page
  • Online Presence Checklist (PDF)

Newsletter – March 2019

Welcome to the Kallangur Business Association’s March Newsletter.

February Business Workshop

We would like to thank Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants, who ran a presentation on “How to save $500 with your Accountant” at the KBA’s first Business Workshop in February, (following the General Meeting).

Michael gave a wonderful presentation, giving us small businesses heaps of ideas, and renewed enthusiasm to get back on top of our accounts.

If you missed February’s presentation, don’t worry. We will be posting it on our website in the next week or two.

What’s Next

Don’t miss out on our next business workshop, on “Online Presence for Businesses” – scheduled for March 27th, following our General Meeting.

KBA’s Upcoming Events:

  • 22nd May Meeting & Workshop – How the Federal Budget will affect Small Businesses
  • 26th June Meeting & Workshop – How to Promote your Business on Facebook for Free

If you have anything related to small business, that you could give a presentation on, we have some spots available in the second half of the year. Send our Secretary Felice an email atsecretary@kallangurbusinessassociation.org.au, if you are interested.

Other Events

April Double Workshop – Tax & Single Touch Payroll, and Facebook Intro for Businesses

This special double KBA Workshop on the 3rd April, will open first with a Tax Workshop and info on the soon to be mandatory Single Tax Payroll process, presented by Michael Thomas from Outclass Accountants.

The second presentation will be an introduction of Facebook for Businesses, for those who are struggling to understand how Facebook works, and also covering the dos & don’ts for businesses using Facebook.

When: 7.00-9.00pm, Wednesday 3rd April

Where: Murrumba Downs Tavern – Cnr Ogg Rd & Dohles Rocks Rd, Murrumba Downs

Cost: Free

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/257288328556377/