Events listed below are either of relevance to the local business community or are delivered or sponsored by the Local Buying Program.

Elevating Safety

Online  |  5 Mar 2024  |  2.00 - 3.00pm

This webinar will feature Austmine Members who will showcase their latest technology and innovative solutions in developing and implementing cutting-edge safety equipment, wearables, emergency response technologies, real-time monitoring systems, and predictive safety analytics that aim to minimise accidents and health risks in mining operations.

Cultural Understanding for Recruitment

Port Augusta  |  6 Mar 2024  |  9.00am - 3.30pm

Do you want to improve recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in your business? Build a better understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal people in the workplace? This workshop will improve the knowledge of your team and build the capacity of your business to provide sustainable and culturally appropriate employment and working environments for Aboriginal employees.

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online  |  6 Mar 2024  |  6.00- 9.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

International Women’s Day Luncheon

Adelaide Convention Centre  |  8 Mar 2024  |  12.00 - 3.00pm

Join us for our biggest and boldest event yet, following the United Nations theme, ‘Count Her In’, aiming to accelerate gender equality through economic empowerment.

The lineup is comprised of winners of categories in the 2023 South Australian of the Year Awards and offers a diverse ensemble of female leaders, with impressive backgrounds spanning entrepreneurship, social justice, faith, and community.

One Page Business Plan

Online  |  13 Mar 2024  |  10.30am - 1.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a business idea and want to break down the key elements or building blocks of their idea in describing their business model.

The one-page business plan helps provides focus in outlining the proposal to the person with the business idea and others who may be interested.

Workshop participants will be assisted in developing their one-page business plans if they have attended other IBA’s Business Essentials workshops where they will have considered their business building blocks.

Marketing Fundamentals

Online  |  13 Mar 2024  |  6.00- 9.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

After completing this workshop, you should be better informed about the fundamentals of marketing and how you may apply those marketing principles to increase customer awareness and potential to buy from your business.

Family Business Essentials

Online  |  14 Mar 2024  |  9.30am - 12.30pm

The Family Business Essentials workshop will provide you and members of your family with the opportunity to spend time focusing on the health of your family business, where you want to be and how you can harness your distinct competitive advantage to reach your goals.

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Cultural Understanding for Recruitment

Whyalla  |  19 Mar 2024  |  9.00am - 3.30pm

Do you want to improve recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in your business? Build a better understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal people in the workplace? This workshop will improve the knowledge of your team and build the capacity of your business to provide sustainable and culturally appropriate employment and working environments for Aboriginal employees.

Indigenous Procurement Policy Program

Online  |  20 Mar 2024 - 22 Mar 2024

Are you an Indigenous business owner and want to have a say on changes to the Federal Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP)?

The definition of an Indigenous business may soon change from a minimum of 50% ownership to 51% ownership, management and control.

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online  |  21 Mar 2024  |  10.30am - 1.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

Hydrogen and Carbon Capture and Storage Technology

Online  |  2 Apr 2024 - 3 Apr 2024  |  3.00-6.00pm

Carbon capture and storage is seen by many as a necessary transition technology whilst the world builds out the renewable energy system. And this is not limited to power generation. Today more than 95% of the world’s hydrogen is made from fossil fuels (coal and natural gas), so CCS can play a significant role in reducing the CO2 emissions related to this production. And the hydrogen sector is expected to grow exponentially across the globe in the coming years.

One Page Business Plan

Online  |  4 Apr 2024  |  10.30am - 1.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a business idea and want to break down the key elements or building blocks of their idea in describing their business model.

The one-page business plan helps provides focus in outlining the proposal to the person with the business idea and others who may be interested.

Workshop participants will be assisted in developing their one-page business plans if they have attended other IBA’s Business Essentials workshops where they will have considered their business building blocks.

Marketing Fundamentals

Online  |  4 Apr 2024  |  10.30am - 1.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

After completing this workshop, you should be better informed about the fundamentals of marketing and how you may apply those marketing principles to increase customer awareness and potential to buy from your business.

Business Obligations and Finances 101

Online  |  18 Apr 2024  |  9.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are thinking about starting a business or who are already in business and want to get a better understanding of the statutory and legal requirements that need to be considered when operating a business in Australia. It also introduces basic financial management concepts and tools needed to help you run a business.

Small Business Week

TBA  |  29 Apr 2024 - 3 May 2024

Activities for Small Business Week 2024 will focus on:

One Page Business Plan

Online  |  15 May 2024  |  10.30am - 1.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have a business idea and want to break down the key elements or building blocks of their idea in describing their business model.

The one-page business plan helps provides focus in outlining the proposal to the person with the business idea and others who may be interested.

Workshop participants will be assisted in developing their one-page business plans if they have attended other IBA’s Business Essentials workshops where they will have considered their business building blocks.

Marketing Fundamentals

Online  |  15 May 2024  |  5.00pm - 8.00pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

After completing this workshop, you should be better informed about the fundamentals of marketing and how you may apply those marketing principles to increase customer awareness and potential to buy from your business.

Marketing Fundamentals

Online  |  6 Jun 2024  |  9.30 - 12.30pm

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business operators and entrepreneurs who want to better understand and use marketing in supporting customers to buy their product or services.

After completing this workshop, you should be better informed about the fundamentals of marketing and how you may apply those marketing principles to increase customer awareness and potential to buy from your business.

Copper to the World

Adelaide Convention Centre  |  18 Jun 2024 - 19 Jun 2024  |  8.00am - 5.00pm

With predicted copper demand far outstripping supply in the coming years, there has never been a more important time for the industry to come together and discuss what the future holds.

With the key theme Innovating for a Sustainable Future, delegates will learn from industry leaders, strategic thinkers and technology experts from around the world, coming together to discuss the key levers which we have to overcome our challenges and meet future demand.

Copper to the World

Adelaide Convention Centre  |  18 Jun 2024 - 19 Jun 2024  |  8.00am - 5.00pm

Featuring leading copper voices from Australia and overseas, our two-day agenda will focus on: