Set the Month in Motion
By Fremantle Chamber
We invite you to a series of practical business leaders conversations, hosted by Fremantle Chamber of Commerce CEO Danicia Quinlan as she talks business with local business leaders and experts. This insightful series of learning conversations will help equip your business with the latest business growth information, practical tips and a focus on what matters most to business in our current climate. The series is produced by the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building.
Episode 37: Grants, Funding and Investment for Business
Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan and she explores with local experts the opportunities & challenges and shares stories of success in how to get government grants, create strong investment strategies and find new channels to fund growth. The Expert Panel : Andrew Outhwaite, Director For Blue Leigh Sinclair - Executive Director, Imagined Futures Peter Jeffrey - Executive Manager, Grant Guru Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Building Capacity Program
August 04, 2022
Episode 36: How to Green Your Business
Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with expert panel: Miles Dracup – Principal at EAW Consulting Australia & Winner of the Mayors Award for Sustainable Enterprise at the 2021 Fremantle Business Awards Ruth Cripps – Land and Restoration Lead (WA) at Greening Australia Rebecca Prince-Ruiz – Founder Plastic Free July As we deep dive into a fascinating conversation on how to green (and not greenwash) your business. The discussion includes practical tips for change, how to engage staff and customers and explores climate change, business systems, water management, plastics and the role of nature in our workplaces. #doingbusinessinFremantle #greening #climatechange #sustainability Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Building Business Capacity Program
July 07, 2022
Episode 35: LET'S TALK STRATEGY & BUDGETS
Let's talk strategy & budget for financial year 2023. What's on the horizon and how do you plan for it? Is your business ready, and are you ready for the year ahead? Join Fremantle Chamber of Commerce CEO, Danicia Quinlan in conversation with: Susan O’Bryne – Project Director, Business Foundations Russell Smith, Founder & Principal Consultant, CSG Marketing Jason Figliomeni, Senior Manager, RSM Fremantle & Treasurer of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce as we explore the big questions of planning and budgeting for business growth and success. Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Building Capacity Program. #businessgrowth #doingbusinessinFremantle #leaders #businessconversations #budget #financialperformance
June 01, 2022
Episode 34: Supply Chain & Logistics - Is there an end in sight?
Supply chain logistics can be complicated at the best of times, but at the moment they are having a seismic impact on all of our businesses - none more so than the food and beverage producers and our property and construction sector members. The Australian Institute of Company Directors recently reported that supply chain issues were one of the biggest red flags in recent mid-year company reporting season. A number of our national leaders in business were reporting a drop in profits after incurring additional costs and experiencing stock shortages as a result of ongoing global supply chain disruptions, elevated staff absenteeism and delays with third party logistics providers. Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with experts in the import and export supply chain on what we can expect over the next 12 months, how to shore up your business to deal with the uncertainty and some practical tips and suggestions of some things to focus on at different points along the chain. On the panel: · Darryl Daisley – Partner, Pitcher Partners · Kerryn Woonings – Senior Marine, Surveyor & Loss Adjuster – Crawford & Company · Amanda Bradfield – Operations Manager, EES Shipping #supplychain #businessconversations #doingbusinessinFremantle #leaders #growth #business
May 05, 2022
Episode 33: Blue Gravity Takeover - Innovation in the Blue Economy
The greater Fremantle region, and Cockburn Coast are emerging as a growing home of world leaders in harnessing the commercial, environmental and social opportunities presented in our oceans, and the blue economy. This podcast explores the early adopters and champions of growing sector of innovation. Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with: · Patrick Moase - CEO Marine Biomedical · Luke Jackson - General Manager Nebo · Rebekah Manley - OneTide · and closing words from Andrew Outhwaite - Managing Director For Blue The Set the Month in Motion podcast forum is sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Building Business Capacity Program, and the Blue Gravity Takeover sponsored by the Blue Gravity partners lead by For.Blue for the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, New Industries Fund, City of Cockburn, City of Fremantle, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce and a variety of other program partners. #marine #blueeconomy #innovation #newindustries #startup #businessideas #doingbusinessinFremantle
April 06, 2022
Episode 32: Recruitment in a Short Supply Market
Join us this month as Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan chats with our panel of regional employers on their current approach to filling vacant positions, short labour supply and how they have been successful with their engagement with job actives. We will be discussing the overall local job market, application processes and ways to manage short supply, high turnover and challenging recruitment in the current marketplace. The Panel Michael May - General Manager - Geraldton Fisherman's Co-Operative Dan Pizzino - LGC Traffic Management Jesse Sharpe - HR Manager Intertek Rosie Hegarty – Facilitator, Local Jobs Program Perth South Sponsored by City of Fremantle Business Building Capacity Program #recruitment #business #people #leaders #doingbusinessinFremantle
March 02, 2022
Episode 31: What does health and wellness mean in the workplace in 2022?
The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, together with Principal Sponsor Notre Dame University, will be hosting Fremantle's inaugural Health & Wellness Festival on February 24th to February 27th. As part of this celebration, we are launching the month with a conversation around what health and wellness means in the workplace 2022. Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan is joined by medical practitioners and wellness experts from our Chamber membership base to discuss and debate how we should be preparing our workplaces for COVID-19, what do we need to do to give our staff and ourselves maximum protection in the lead up to the borders opening, how do we take care of ourselves if we do get sick and what steps can we encourage to make sure 2022 remains healthy for us all. The Panel Dr Sally Hall - Melville Family Health Centre Linda Keane - Pharmacist - Nourish Health Fremantle Natalie Snooke - @Natalie Snooke - Momentum Coaching & Yoga Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Building Capacity Program #healthandwellness #wellnessatwork #businessleader #leadership #doingbusinessinFremantle
February 03, 2022
Episode 30: Riding the Wave of Emerging Industries
Exploring the stories of success and failure in embracing a new industry, an untrodden path and the current trends around emerging marine, technology and carbon industries. This learning forum is relevant to anyone considering a shift or venture into a new, or emerging, industry where there is no template. A conversation in leadership, risk and venturing. Joining Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation for this fascinating episode is: Andrew Outhwaite – Managing Director For.Blue Matthew Allen - Founder, Business Development Manager, SubCom Keith Wallace – General Manager – Blue Ocean Marine Services #emergingindustries #marine #blueeconomy #innovation #riskmanagement #businessleaders #doingbusinessinFremantle
December 10, 2021
Episode 29: Leveraging Stakeholder Relationships for Profit
A business cannot operate in isolation and understanding how to leverage relationships, partnerships and build long term relationships with stakeholders should be part of any strategic plan. Understanding how partnerships and relationships can help your business is grow is even more pronounced in a regional community like Fremantle. Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan as she explores opportunities available through the City’s “Visit Fremantle” campaign and learn from leading experts on how they integrate stakeholder engagement into every day business growth. Our panel includes: Matt Hammond, Acting Director Business for the City of Fremantle, The inspiring and creative Claire McGowan from Detail, Tom Mùller Director Biennale and Michael Dellar from Fremantle Tours Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Building Capacity Program.
November 04, 2021
Episode 28: Inside the 2021 Winners Circle
The Fremantle Business Awards 2021 celebrated our past and present, the diversity of businesses in our Port region, and the networks between our greater Fremantle business community as we plan for a new future. Today we will hear from four of these innovative local companies on their survival skills, how they create new opportunities and find business growth. The journey to business success is a different experience for each business owner, and some pathways easier than others. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan as she explores the pathways to success with: Tim Buckton – Manager of Fremantle Business Awards 2021 Winner of Fremantle Ports Business of the Year – The Warders Hotel + Emily Taylor Jennifer Jackson – Founder and Director of Paperbird Children’s Books & Art and Winner of Best Retail and Overall People’s Choice Winner at the Fremantle Business Awards 2021 Mary-Anne Stupart – Head of Marketing & Sales, Republic of Fremantle – winner of Best Local Product in the 2021 Fremantle Business Awards Gill Harrison – Site Manager of Fremantle’s Museums – the WA Maritime Museum and Shipwrecks Museum, winner of the Fremantle Business Awards’ Best Attraction (including events) for the incredible Vikings of the North exhibition.
October 14, 2021
Episode 26: Social Media Trends 2021
Join Chamber CEO, Danicia Quinlan for a conversation on what to expect in the ever evolving vista of digital media in the coming year ahead. Learn from those closest to the forefront to know which social media marketing trends to chase, which to leave behind and what proven strategies can you rely on to reach your customer base. The Panel Clare Ryan – Freelance Writer – Interior Stylist – Fashion Forward Stylist Emma Potter - Strategic Planner: Sustainability and Behaviour Change Expert - Director Pelli Bags Kellie Jacobs – Fremantle Chamber’s Digital Media Officer & Creative Freelancer Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building
September 02, 2021
Leaders Lunch 2021: Fremantle Connections
Fremantle Connections, Planning & Infrastructure for the Future with The Hon. Rita Saffioti MLA. Minister for Transport, Planning & Ports in conversation with Chamber CEO and guests at the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Leaders Lunch 2021 as they explore the infrastructure and planning decisions required to: · connect our harbours from Rous Head down to the AMC and further afield, · connect our historic social, residential and economic heartland down the southern corridor, back into Fremantle, · connect our historic heart to a beat of a sustainable, populated and modern urban centre of commercial and residential activity, and · connect consistent foot traffic through our streets and into our retail and tourism businesses.
August 10, 2021
Episode 25: Film in Freo
Join Chamber CEO, Danicia Quinlan, as she discusses all things film with producers of local production “It only takes a night” that will feature our very own Endota Day Spa. We explore what opportunities exit for local businesses with existing film makers, how to prepare for what might be on the horizon and what Fremantle needs to be a truly recognised film City. This Set the Month in Motion Podcast Forum provides insight into creative industry sector business, the challenges and the opportunities. On the panel: Kara Pisconeri – Film Producer Josh Horneman – Film Producer Callan Durlik – Film Writer/Director/Producer Sponsored by the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program.
August 05, 2021
Episode 24: Commercialising Ideas
Whether you have been in business for years, or are just starting out, we all have moments when we come up with an idea that just might have legs. Taking that idea from that point to determining whether it has traction and can create value is enough for most of us to leave our ideas just there. And even if we do take it that one step further, finding a way to navigate through the complexity of commercialisation processes is no mean feat. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with four experts discussing the challenges, opportunities and pitfalls in commercialising ideas – all four have worked with countless businesses, and in Sheryl’s case driven ideas into internationally recognised products. Sheryl Frame – Director, EDICT International Consultants Pty Ltd Phillip Kemp – Chief Executive, Business Foundations Inc Scott Vilé, Principal and Head of our Engineering & Technology Group, Wrays Helen Barratt, Commercial Lawyer, Frichot Lawyers Sponsored by the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program.
July 08, 2021
Episode 23: The Business of Giving Back
Whether it be pure philanthropy, environmental cause marketing, volunteering or simply being an active part of the community, there is a significant, and growing, body of research evidence that shows it has financial, and social benefit, on the bottom line across businesses large or small. Our latest podcast explored the process of giving back, why businesses see social responsibility as an important pillar of doing business in the modern age and some of the structures and ways to make a difference for your organisation in the region. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan and our panels leaders who share their many years of experience in this field. Featured on the panel: Gail Armstrong , Past President of Fremantle Rotary Club. Sue Stepatschuk – Executive Director, Fremantle Foundations Gavin Stacey, Senior Manager, Perth Advisory Team, RSM
June 03, 2021
Episode 22: Health & Safety and what the New Proposed Legislation Means for your Business
Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan as she explores some of the complexities of what H&S legislation means for your business, and what changes maybe on the horizon for your business, with leading expert in this field. The WA Parliament has passed the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) in November last year - 12 years after the WA Government agreed to introduce harmonised work health and safety (WHS) laws. The WHS Act will not operate until industry-specific regulations are finalised, however it is anticipated the new legislation, and accompanying regulations, will commence by July 2021 which is only a few short months away. Once in force, the new WHS laws will replace the current Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (WA) (OSH Act), and those elements of other acts that relate to WHS matters. So what does this mean for my business I hear you ask? Not to scare you, but it is 100% worth a listen to our panel of technical experts in this field: Danielle McNamee - Director, Processworx Adam Mroz - Safety Manager, Fremantle Ports Brad Promnitz - Director, ASC Australian Safety Corporation Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building Program
May 06, 2021
Episode 21: Alternative Pathways to Recruitment
Join Camber CEO Danicia Quinlan as we discuss some different recruitment options, funding models, challenges and diversity. Our panel of experts includes our Chamber members who are leaders in this space : Meena Silk – The HR Dept. Fremantle Sally Teixeria – @Work Australia Gaelen Williams – Advanced Personnel Management (APM) This conversation is particularly relevant to our hospitality sector, aged care sector and logistics sectors – growth sectors that are really struggling to get people post COVID to meet their service requirements. It touches on important recruitment steps, taking the space to find the best fit, government funding and support available for different pathways of recruitment, and how to get the best out of the process. Sponsored by the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program.
March 31, 2021
Episode 20: The Winner's Circle
The Fremantle Business Awards 2020 saw a new band of small businesses take centre stage. In our first Set the Month in Motion for 2020 we hear from three of these innovative local companies on their survival skills, how they created new opportunities and found business growth in such a challenging year. Join Fremantle Chamber of Commerce CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with : Ross Drennan from Fremantle's The Old Synagogue, Jay Beeson from Old Bridge Cellars, and Kirsten Lopez from South Beach Boardies as they shared a very local spin on what success looks like in this Set the Month in Motion, sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building Program.
March 03, 2021
Episode 19: Happy Holidays - Managing Mental Health in Unprecedented Times
This unprecedented year has affected so many of us in different ways. As the year draws to a close some will be celebrating just getting through it, some will celebrate their new life perspectives and pivots, others will feel the disconnection of absent family and friends and others feeling the uncertainty of what the world will look like for business in 2021. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan and our expert panel to explore ways to think through our mental health and enter the uncertainty of 2021 refreshed and productive. The Panel: Dr Kaine Grigg - Founder + Executive Director My Local Mind Inc Alex Attard - Professional Hypnotherapy & Strategic Psychotherapy Western Hypnotherapy Rachael O’Byrne – Clinical Psychologist – Fremantle Clinical Psychology Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Building Business Capacity program
December 04, 2020
Episode 18: Art, Heritage, Culture and Design as Business Assets
From the intersection of Indigenous culture and the English settlers to the growth of our Port City, its diversity of cultures and now our incredible creative industries, Fremantle has some significant cultural, heritage and creative assets. For many of our local businesses these assets form the base of their business - especially when we think of our Tourism operators, our hospitality venues, our galleries, our festivals and our architects and designers. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan and our expert panel to explore on a not often talked about part of business. How does place and culture affect the way we do business, and how do we appropriately, and effectively, integrate these local assets into our businesses? The Panel: Kathryn Taylor - Manager Arts & Culture City of Fremantle Anna Kanaris - Director Artitja Fine Gallery Pippa Hurst - Founder Design.Freo Sponsored by the City of Fremantle's Building Business Capacity program
November 06, 2020
Episode 17: What's on the horizon as JobKeeper and Stimulus Packages Change Down
For many local businesses the post COVID-19 bubble has included the significant financial stimulus support from a variety of government packages. Join Chamber CEO, and local experts who are managing these issues at the coal face, as we discuss what impact the packages have had locally and what might be in store for Fremantle Business as Jobkeeper and the stimulus packages continue to be modified down. This is the time to think about the potential implications for your business, staff and industry sectors! The Panel Mark Douglas – Managing Director – Francis A Jones – www.faj.com.au David Spencer – Principle – Business & Insolvency Solutions – www.bais.net.au Karl Bullers – Chief Executive Officer – The National Hotel https://www.nationalhotelfremantle.com.au/
September 30, 2020
PADC + FCC LISTEN COMMUNE EVENT
Join Chamber CEO, Danicia Quinlan, in conversation in our first ever collaboration between the Perth Advertising Design Club (PADC) and the Chamber (FCC) here in Fremantle. A fascinating panel discussion about the role of Sound + Music in commercial creativity and branding, featuring speakers from WAM, Pilerats, Red Bull, Nova 93.7 and Envelope Audio. Our panel includes: Noah Shilkin: Vice President, WAM https://wam.org.au/ and www.lollyboxmusic.com Ned Beckley: Artist and Sound Producer https://www.envelopeaudio.com.au/ Hayden Davies: Music Editor, Pilerats http://pilerats.com Garry Dean: Creative Director, NOVA 93.7 https://www.novafm.com.au/ Andrew Ashbolt: Red Bull https://www.redbull.com/au-en/ AND the wonderful Lucy Peach – Music Artist, Author and Social Commentator
September 24, 2020
Episode 16 : Culture & Diversity in Our Workplaces and Our Communities
Fremantle has a special place in many hearts and many communities and particularly as the first meeting place between Aboriginal Australians and the Europeans who arrived to what they termed a place of opportunity. Sponsored by the City of Fremantle Bur at recognising Aboriginal Australians past and connections to land, how we create fairer and more representative workplaces and how we manage culture and diversity in a positive way into the future. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan, and the panel below, in a truly special Set the Month Podcast Forum that explores the challenges, opportunities and richness of diversity and culture in our workplaces, and our communities. Conversations - Tony Shaw – MD Indigenous Service https://indigenousservices.com.au Spaces - Kieran Wong – Partner at TheFulcrum.Agency https://www.thefulcrum.agency Connections - Tim Muirhead – CSD Network http://csdnetwork.com.au Culture – Tui Raven – ReconciliationWA - http://recwa.org.au We thank our panel below for their time and willingness to share their perspectives. Sponsored by the City of Fremantle Business Capacity Building Program
September 03, 2020
Episode 15: Developing Systems for Growth
Moving a business to the next stage of growth is often the critical turning point between success and failure for many businesses. Since COVID-19 many of our local businesses have pivoted to create change, adopted new systems or put on hold their expansion plans. There is no better time than to consider the essential systems and processes that sit behind our operations. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation as we discuss the systems behind the change and how we bulletproof our businesses for success, not failure. Learn how to fit systems into a new e-commerce world, manage logistics and distribution, develop your HR systems to resource the changes and deliver to your customer’s expectations as your business models shift. Panel Philip McClintock – Commercial Manager, Gage Roads Brewing Peter MacCaulay – Director, Kitchen Warehouse Danielle McNamee – Managing Director ProcessWorx This practical and topical conversation is suitable for anyone contemplating taking their business to the next level.
August 06, 2020
Episode 14: Bricks and Mortar in a Digital Age
"Adapt, Pivot and Get Online!” has been the catch cry of retail and hospitality businesses as the world took a quicker than expected turn during the COVID-19 pandemic. Has retail as we know it gone the way of the gramophone? Join us in conversation with Chamber CEO for this month’s Set the Month in Motion, with three remarkable local business leaders as we debate the shift from bricks and mortar to e-Commerce, traditional retail to online stores, tips and tricks for getting the balance right and discuss digital sales conversion in the new world we find ourselves in. Panel Ben De Jonge – Founding Director, The Cut, Shopify Experts Rosie Pow – Founder and Owner Hubble + Duke Kevin Sanderson – Founder and Owner Corner Store Produced with the support of the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program, this practical and topical conversation is suitable for anyone contemplating the future of retail, exploring going online or wishing to improve their digital conversion and reach.
July 01, 2020
Episode 13: Mind, Body & Business in a Time of Crisis
Join Chamber CEO, Danicia Quinlan, in conversation with leading experts in mental, physical and business health as we explore how we deal the mental, emotion and physical challenges that the COVID-19 has brought to our lives. A thought provoking discussion suitable for all business leaders that covers: How do we make decisions when our bodies are under stress? How do we protect and manage our own mental health while trying to navigate our way through a mind field of unprecedented change and decision making? How do we protect ourselves so we can lead in a time of crisis? How do we recognise the signs of mental health issues, and manage them? Expert Panel: Rachel O’Byrne – Clinical Psychologist – Fremantle Clinical Psychology Dr Stephine Brindal - Chiropractor and Wellness Professional – Fremantle Chiropractic Brian Grindrod - Business Growth Adviser – Business Foundations Produced with the support of the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program, this practical and topical conversation will be well worth the time and your listening ears.
June 08, 2020
Episode 12 - Budgeting Through the Eye of the Storm
Join us in conversation with Chamber CEO, as we think through what budgeting in such uncertain times could look like for our businesses, what the COVID-19 economic stimulus packages mean in real money terms and practical tips on how to apply budgeting and forecasting tools to your business. Produced with the support of the City of Fremantle’s Business Capacity Building Program, we will be bringing the Set the Month in Motion forum to you using the best of our new technology to record remotely. Members are welcome to sign up to a few registered places to listen live and place your questions to the panel! Our expert panel line up includes: Tracey Dunn - Associate Director of RSM’s Tax Services team in the Perth office Matthew Robinson - Senior Manager / One of two Office Managers of our RSM Rockingham team. Lee Bartlett Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Treasurer, CFO TAMS Group and Business Owner Frankie’s on Rotto Supported by The City of Fremantle Building Business Capacity Program
May 07, 2020
Episode 11: Marketing in a Visually Sophisticated World
“Bad design shouts at you. Good design is the silent seller” Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with two of WA's most experienced visual contributors to brand stories. We discuss what opportunities these strange times provide as the world goes more online to manage the "virus times", and how to best market in a visually sophisticated world where good images, authenticity and design converts to sales. Learn from our expert panel and find new ways to tell your brand story in pictures, visually attract customers and build brand loyalty. The Panel Claire Davies – Director, Scotter Projects, Ex Editor Sunday Times Magazine Leah Dent – Founder and Director, Studio Bomba Sound Production : Kris Licari
April 02, 2020
Episode 10 Creating Attractions & Events
Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan as she explored with this Set the Month in Motion's panel what makes great Tourist Attractions and Events, how they stack up financially and how we gain loyalty that keeps locals and visitors coming back. Supported by the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building Program, this conversation draws on the decades of combined expertise of our panel as we share case studies, stories and practical tips and tricks relevant for all local businesses in the game of creating experiences, building visitations and ensuring ongoing loyalty. The Panel: Paula Nelson - Director I Fremantle Prison, Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage Heather Jackson - McLean Management and Previous Director of Enterprise at Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh Natasha Atkinson – CEO Fremantle Markets, Board Member Fremantle Chamber of Commerce and Councillor Royal Agricultural Society
March 09, 2020
Episode 9 : Creating Positive Workplace Culture
Many of our previous conversations have focussed on how we manage the external forces, create demand for our products and service, and get our products to market. Today we are going to turn our eyes inward – to the places where we work, the teams that we create to deliver on our strategies, right down to how we improve the atmosphere around the shared tea prep coffee machine. Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with: Meena Silk - Director, The HR Dept Mark Jeffrey - Business Development Manager Frichot & Frichot Law Firm Loren Holmes - Director To & Fro Studio This live podcast recording is designed to build a platform for Fremantle Business to get immediate access to relevant, timely and important conversations to help business grow in these challenging and uncertain times. Developed and directed by the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, Set the Month in Motion is supported by the City of Fremantle through their Building Business Capacity Program.
February 07, 2020
Episode 8: Closing the Sale
They say there is only one skill needed in the life, and that is to sell and more importantly to learn to sell yourself. As part of the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building Program, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce invites you to a series of learning conversations with Western Australia's leading business experts. This live podcast recording is designed to build a platform for Fremantle Business to get immediate access to relevant, timely and important conversations. This month, hear from three exceptional experts as they share their tips and tricks to build your business sales in conversation with Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan and forum guests. This episode is surprising, motivating and incredibly relevant whether you are in a professional service business or at the retail coalface. Described by a guest as 1 hour of great conversation that could change the way you look at business forever. Our Closing the Sale panel of experts includes: Stefanie Dobro, Director White House Property Partners Tony Liversage, National Wholesale Manager, Vasse Felix Wines Penny Sedgwick, Retail Legend and Owner, Eros Boutique For more information on the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce visit our website here.
December 10, 2019
Episode 7: Social Media Tips, Tricks and Plans
Join Fremantle Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation for the latest Set the Month in Motion Q&A podcast from the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, with our panellists of local legends, as they dissect all the latest social media tips and tricks. Our panel include marketing and social media experts Eithne Healy from Kailis Jewellery, Sarah Langley from Detail and Pim Pattanasuk from DGPR. Learn how a strong social media presence can help your business grow, common pitfalls and how to avoid them, and what social media trends to expect in 2020. Whether you're a bricks and mortar store, e-commerce business, hospitality venue or a professional services provider, this topical Q&A session is not to be missed.
November 08, 2019
Fremantle Chamber Leaders Lunch 2019 : Perspectives on Fremantle
Fremantle is on the cusp of significant change, join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with leaders of our diverse range of industries discuss the City's strengths, assets and growth potential in this honest and candid look at Perth's second urban City. Expert Panel includes: Geoffrey London – Professor of Architecture, UWA Julian Smith - Pro Vice Chancellor - Strategy & Planning, University of Notre Dame Brodie Carr – Managing Director, Tourism WA Matthew McNeilly - Managing Director, Sirona Capital Pty Ltd Eve Clark - Managing Director, L3 Harris
October 30, 2019
Episode 6 - Getting your Product to Market
This month's Set the Month in Motion explores 'Getting your Product to Market' and how to make the right product decisions to generate sales. Join our Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with our expert panel: Emma Watton - Director of Strategy, Block Branding Andrew Moore - Director of Swings & Roundabouts Wines & Industry Consultant Monika Vargova - Technical supervisor, Fremantle Octopus Our experienced professionals can help YOU grow your business, and will offer tips and advice on: How to convert your IDEA into a product you SELL and the distribution channels available How to wholesale your goods and the benefits of doing so The range of marketing options available and how to choose the RIGHT for your business How to convert 'browsers' to 'customers' and simple techniques you can use to get them 'across the line' Taking the leap from local supplier to exporting overseas Learn from our experts' fascinating success stories!
October 03, 2019
Episode 5 - 'Experience' - Is it a Buzz word?
This Set the Month in Motion Q&A podcast, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, examines 'Experience' - Is it a Buzz word? Join Chamber CEO Danicia Quinlan in conversation with our esteemed panel experts: Al Taylor, CEO Triple 1 Three Pty Ltd (Otherside Brewhouse and venues Otherside Brewing and Freo.Social). He is also the President of West Australian Music (WAM) and former Group MD / Chairman of 303 MullenLowe Kate Hulett, owner of Kate+Abel & Director of Spacemarket. Her dynamic portfolio of work includes MANY 2.0, Kings Square Redevelopment & the Fremantle Biennale Rikki Clarke, Director of Creative Spaces. Innovative projects include 'On Cloud 9' at the Claremont Quarter, Subiaco Oval History Project & the Bell Tower Retail Design We learned that ‘experiences’ have to be authentic and built on understanding and empathy for our customers. It starts from the visuals on social media, to hiring the right staff who truly understand what our customers want and what the business really is, to recognising at the end of the day we all want experiences that connect us on a ‘human’ level. If you own a hospitality venue or 'bricks and mortar' retail store and want to learn how to make your business stand out from the crowd, this podcast is for you! Learn more about the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce and the benefits of becoming a Chamber member here.
September 10, 2019
Episode 4 - Cyber Security - Protecting YOUR Business
This Set the Month in Motion Q&A podcast, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, examines 'Cyber Security'. Our esteemed panel experts include: Dan Hutchens (RSM) Head of Risk Consulting, Riaan Bronkhorst (RSM) Head of Security & Privacy Services, Steve Simpson (ES2) aka the 'Godfather of Cyber Security', and Alice White (BankWest) Manager of Cyber Security. Grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy!
August 12, 2019
Episode 3 - Leasing in a Challenging Market
As part of the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building program, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, invite you to a series of learning conversations with Western Australia’s leading business experts. This live podcast recording is designed to build a platform for Fremantle businesses to get immediate access to relevant, timely and important conversations. This month we're exploring ‘Leasing in a Challenging Market’ and we’re joined by Nick Gvozdin from Frichot & Frichot, a commercial lawyer Kym Thomason from NTY Commercial, a Property Manager representing landlords & tenants across Perth Craig White of FPS Commercial Property, a Property Manager with a Fremantle portfolio August's Q&A forums investigates cyber security, and how to protect YOUR business. Register here: http://bit.ly/2XVJS8H
July 12, 2019
Episode 2 - Activating your Space for Return
As part of the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building program, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, invite you to a series of learning conversations with Western Australia’s leading business experts. This live podcast recording is designed to build a platform for Fremantle businesses to get immediate access to relevant, timely and important conversations. This month we're exploring how to activate retail or hospitality space for maximum return and we're excited to be joined by: Kristi Dempster from Assembly & Co Kate Hulett from Spacemarket Simone Pirovich from Work.Shop.Dine.
June 18, 2019
Episode 1 - Navigating Tight Cash Flow
As part of the City of Fremantle's Business Capacity Building program, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Fremantle, invite you to a series of learning conversations with Western Australia’s leading business experts. This live podcast recording is designed to build a platform for Fremantle businesses to get immediate access to relevant, timely and important conversations. This month we're exploring how to navigate tight cash flow and we're joined by RSM Small Business Accountant Tom Huberli CommBank Small Business Expert Luke Jackson Left Bank's Venue Manager Peter Watts.
May 09, 2019