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Founder of Bespoke Communications, Amber Daines is a former journalist and corporate communications expert with over 14 years of local and international experience in the worlds of traditional media, PR, fundraising and relationship marketing in the government, business and creative fields.
Launched in 2007, Bespoke Communications is a boutique agency with solid experience across the business, consumer and not-for-profit sectors. Extensive communications experience, specialist media and promotions skills, strategic thinking and a proven commitment to an individual client approach are all central to the Bespoke experience.
Amber holds a BA Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), where she majored in Journalism and Asia Pacific politics, a Masters of Arts from the University of New South Wales and Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (Train the Trainer) from UTS.
In 2010, Amber became an accredited media trainer with the Media Skills™ Network. She is also a part time lecturer at APM College of Business and Communication. Her first business book on PR and social media tips for small business is due to launch in May 2013.
PR consultant and copywriter specialising in not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises, tourism destinations & impactful businesses across Australia and New Zealand. Doing good for the world by sharing news about good folks and places making a difference.
You know that kid who used to have their nose in a book constantly? And if there wasn't a book, read the back of the Weetbix box instead? That was me. And it turns out that reading a lot is a great foundation for taking up writing as a career.
Today, I use my writing skills to help businesses cut through our noisy and information dense world to communicate with their customers. I love getting in the head of your target customers and figuring out how to best convey your message to them
Anita Kilkenny, The Holistic Virtual Assistant, started her virtual career started back in 1994, helping heart-centred business owners with their administration and secretarial needs and, more recently, with social media, email marketing and online events. She is Australian based and focuses on the health and wellness sector.
The Australian Multiple Birth Association (AMBA) is a not-for-profit organisation consisting of multiple birth families; the organisation is run by volunteer parents of multiples who provide support, resources and education to other families sharing the same unique journey. We do not receive government funding and as such, the organisation operates on membership affiliation fees. These are kept to a minimum to make membership accessible to all families.
CEO of Belgrin, a Sydney based communications agency specialised in Design, PR and Social Media, Maria Bellissimo-Magrin is a woman of genuine accomplishment. Her 13 years in the creative industry, combined with a keenly developed business sense, have served to position Belgrin as an industry leader.
Business Business Business is a hub of information, made for business owners, by business owners. With the mantra “Learn, Connect, Network and Do” it is an arena dedicated to supporting and offering essential resources and skills to small business operators.
Founders Linda Reed-Enever and Clive Enever both live and breathe business with a passion for seeing businesses grow. They both coach and mentor business owners as well as run the Business Business Business community and their other ventures.
Carla is a literacy teacher, writer and trainer.
A passionate advocate for supporting schools and students, she is the founder of C Beth Anderson Communications and Carla Anderson - The Student's Mentor.
Carla provides PR and marketing services for schools, as well as B2B clients and nonprofits who support the work of educators.
She also works with students Years 5 to adult, using evidence-based reading instruction and learning science and can also be found at www.carlaanderson.com.au.
Founder of Defib First and not-for-profit Urban Lifesavers, Anne Holland is an educator, presenter, speaker and author. Anne is a registered nurse, with extensive experience in post anaesthetic critical care, a first aid trainer and nurse immuniser who brings her professional and personal experience to her commitment for change with passion and determination.
Di Clements is a Melbourne-based copywriter with an impeccable reputation for always meeting even the tightest deadlines for her grateful small business clients, by writing super content super-fast, on time, every time. Her clients include APW Fuel, Earth Source, Explore Sydney Harbour, GLOBE, Flourish Web Design, Freight Match and many more.
I am the Founder and Academic Director of the Future Work Skills Academy. I specialise in the Future of Work with a particular interest in the role of humans as work transforms from the industrial model of the 19th century to a new era. The topic necessitates wide ranging interests including ethics & artificial intelligence, economics, anthropology, surveillance capitalism, education, neuroscience & learning science. I like to engage in deep conversations about humans, work, skills and identity.
Elise, the managing director of What's On 4 Kids and What's On 4 Travel; along with her husband have three children (Julius 10, Charlotte 8 & Elijah 4). Elise loves to inform and encourage other families to know What's On in there local area.
Elise comes from a back ground of school based Occupational Therapy (continues to practice) and also specialises in online marketing in particular social media, business growth and development, team management and working as an influencer.
Currently working as an Online Business Manager at ElleRoberts.me, CEO and Community Champion at The Artful Business Community and now Editor in Chief here at The Worth Seekers – Elle likes to keep busy.
Her passion for personal finance and women’s financially literacy comes from a place of person struggle as well as experience working with countless clients over the years and watching them face the same issues over and over again when it comes to deal with money.
Steven Brown is one of the founders of Etienne Lawyers. In 2003 Steven saw the need to provide his clients with a new and different experience than being provided by the big law firms in Australia.
Steven’s dedicated and focused approach leads to client satisfaction. Steven has been servicing many of his clients for 30 years and more.
Jaclyn Bold - Bold Trailer And Caravan Repair Centre
Jaclyn is the co-Founder of Bold Trailer And Caravan Repair Centre and has over 15 years experience in the automotive repair industry. She is constantly challenging stereotypes, improving industry standards and encouraging small and family business. Jaclyn has just been named as a finalist in the 2019 Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards - Outstanding Business Person Of The Year
My Other Kitchen is the first Australian kitchen incubator, providing advice, guidance and expertise to new food business owners that would like to scale or fail quickly. Formed in 2008 by Jane Del Rosso and housing a true business community made up of added value service providers and clients and alumni, delivering business coaching, education sessions, workshops and business boot camps through the sister organisation The Business of Food.
Head Start Communications: A Niche Public Relations Agency
We help individuals, small business and the not for profit sector improve their brand recognition, public perception, plus maximise media exposure.
Known as “The Fish Lawyer” for her specialisation in aquaculture, marine and fisheries law, Katherine Hawes is the principal of Aquarius Lawyers.
Katherine’s unique blend of business and maritime expertise means that you will be provided with a specialised and professional legal solution. The aim is to provide cost-effective legal and compliance solutions for your business.
Keith Livingstone is a chiropractor who lives in Bendigo, Australia, with his wife and five children. He grew up right on Arthur Lydiard’s doorstep amidst the running boom of the mid 1970s.
For over ten years Keith was nationally ranked as a distance runner in both New Zealand and Australia, over road, track, and cross-country, and he won a number of regional titles. He knew, raced, or trained with many of the great runners in New Zealand and Australia during the “golden era.”
In 1990 Keith helped his current coaching colleague John Meagher to a debut marathon time of 2 hours 16 minutes, and later to a Melbourne Marathon victory, triathlon titles, and three titles in the World Masters Games. Their “HIT Squad” currently boasts three nationally ranked senior 1500m runners.
For thirty years Kerryn has been working as a catalyst for change.
She is the founder of Your Time Matters and The Network Catalyst. Focused on transforming and enriching lives, and has no doubt that networking is a lifeskill that we all need both personally and professionally.
Kerryn believes relationships are the key to achieving growth, and relationships grow from conversations building mutual understanding and trust.
She says "..anything is possible with a supportive network.
Kim Lambert is an author, photographer and business woman. She owns Dreamstone Publishing, which publishes books in all genres, in electronic or paperback formats (hardcover possible) with a particular focus on helping small business owners get their specialist knowledge into a book, available on Amazon, to boost their authority in their market, differentiates from competitors, generate leads and generate income. She has a long history in many business areas, including over 25 years in the IT industry,
Kylie Hollonds is the founder of the Whatcanieat.com.au Network for the past 6 years.
She has been making it her mission to source products and services available to consumers in Australia, who are searching for food and personal care to suit their specific dietary, personal and lifestyle choices. Kylie also refers her clients to her
Kylie also refers her clients to her Bio-Compatibility Hair Test 500 protocol for those who have health challenges, which are generally related to food and toxic exposure.
Once we identify what foods and products are friend or foe we can then refer individuals to products and services through the online directory. Kylie is also a partner in GK Gluten Free Foods, the national importer of GF Oats in Australia.
Publicist and Marketing Consultant Linda Reed-Enever lives and breathes publicity with a passion for connecting; everything from people to ideas. Linda is the Principal Director at ThoughtSpot PR and Media Connections and with her ‘can do’ attitude and entrepreneurial spirit she inspires and motivates as she connects people and opportunity.
Little Innoscents was founded in 2007, after the Director Antonette Golikidis fell pregnant with her first child Alex. Antonette searched endlessly for baby products that were chemical free and found herself disappointed to find such a limited number of products, which were often difficult to find, too expensive, or offered misleading greenwashing marketing strategies to persuade you to buy something that wasn’t all what it said it to be.
Green Hip is outdoor workwear designed for women.
Our workwear makes you feel feminine while working alongside the guys. Not only do you look good, you'll feel amazing! Our workwear is made from durable cotton fabric with some added stretch and it's so incredibly soft to wear. Green Hip workwear is designed by Liv Thwaites, who's also a horticulturist, so you can rest assured the garments are tailor made for women working outdoors.
For every garment you buy Green Hip plants a native tree or grass. Now you can shop with a conscience and help the environment along the way!
At MARQUET Consulting, we understand and value each business individually. Our Executive Assistant will complement and add value to your business through innovative, efficient and timely support for your solo or small business.
Mary Tamvakologos is the Director of Operations at leading online businesses for sale platform AnyBusiness.com.au.
With a Bachelor of Business from Monash University, plus over 20 years experience in the online classified and business analytics field, Mary is well versed in the inner workings of online platforms and the small business industry as a whole. Mary helped establish AnyBusiness.com.au as a dedicated business broking site, run by specialists from the business broking field.
Mel Driver is the founder of Embalm Skincare. The business of Embalm came to life because I was inspired by and believe in the philosophies of the ancient Egyptians. Before creating the Embalm Skincare range I researched and learned about their ancient natural beauty practises, and the therapeutic powers nature has to offer. I believe that returning to simple ingredients like essential oils, is the path to true beauty in our modern world.
Monika Newman, Principal of Absolutely Virtual, has more than 20 years experience in Secretarial, Personal Assistant and administrative positions. She has worked with a variety of companies, ranging from small to large multinational enterprises; they include import/export, travel, government, major oil companies and independent consultants.
Nitty Brown is the business manager of Markets and Community, a website that lists and promotes markets, fairs, stallholders and online businesses.
Markets and Community started the website to help promote the small local community markets and events to help them get some advertising to bring people outside the local area to their events. They also work closely with the stallholders and online businesses by offering to promote their businesses as well as mentoring, training and advertising. Nitty is a regular contributor to online media, blogs, articles and networking groups and you will find her at many of the networking events connecting with businesses.
On-the-go Protection & Comfort since 1997
At Outlook we take great pride in producing, multi-award winning, innovative, quality products for today’s families. We continually strive to provide our customers with the best, tried and tested products on the market. We love hearing from our customers and welcome any feedback
QCCC (Queensland Conference and Camping Centres) consists of a team of outdoor education, catering, cleaning, maintenance and management staff striving to care for our guests with excellence in hospitality, service, partnership and outdoor instruction.
QCCC is responsible for the viable and effective operation of our centres and expeditions in keeping with the mission, vision and values of the Queensland Baptists. We seek to be our customers first choice by consistently exceeding their expectations and by providing the very best care for our guests through Christlike character, Christian conduct and professional competence.
Ray Pastoors is a young marketing student and enthusiast, the founder of LYF Solutions and a passionate individual working to create memorable change for businesses to put them on a pathway to success. Ray contributes to a number of community forums and blogs.
Roberta works to engage your audience. Trained in PR, change management, design & participatory project management, and working on projects such as a water education program during Victoria’s longest drought, counselling road trauma survivors after removing their memorials when at the state road authority and joining retailers to promote what they do to visitors during the worst retail downturn for some time, have been humbling experiences. They have shown her that what is needed now is connection, a big picture story to believe in, and, most importantly, a need to celebrate the moments in life that give meaning. It can be easy to overlook some of the simple opportunities to create a connection and really engage your stakeholders.
Early in 2015, an article by Mia Freedman published on Mamamia caught our attention.
We were shocked to learn that in Australia many homeless women and women in domestic violence shelters had to face unthinkable indignities during their monthly period.
For these vulnerable and at risk women, each month brought a shameful and traumatic experience, suffering indignities such as having to clean themselves in public toilets and use paper towels or newspaper to create makeshift sanitary pads.
Reading it from the comfort of our homes, with the knowledge that many Australian women couldn’t take hygiene for granted during menstruation, we knew we couldn’t allow it to continue.
Road safety educator & driver trainer who's passionate about road safety. Includes learners from 16yo right up to seniors wanting to remain independent.
We offer a well rounded, holistic approach to road safety.
- Driver Refresher Program
- Seniors Refresher Sessions
- Road Trauma support (TAC accredited)
- NDIS accredited
- Employer assessment sessions
- Classroom sessions for kindergartens and primary schools.
- Lastly, regular driving lessons for all learners.
Stacey Copas, Author of “How To Be Resilient”, is an International Keynote Speaker and Facilitator on Resilience and Turning Adversity Into An Asset. She has worked with large organisations such as Telstra, CSIRO and McGrath Foundation and has been featured in national media including ABC, Financial Review and The Australian for her insights on resilience in the workplace. She also teaches resilience to high school students, their parents and educators.
Sue Lester, Australia's leading expert in optimising unconscious blueprints, author, speaker, adventurer
Sue Lester helps over-stretched business owners/executives to feel successful on the inside too. Specialising in clearing ‘head trash’, Sue Lester is an international Mindset Coach, speaker and author of “The Face Within: How to Change Your Unconscious Blueprint”. In her spare time Sue’s been charged by a silverback gorilla in the Congo, canoed the Zambezi River dodging hippos, walked across the Australian Simpson Desert with 16 camels and more. Sue uses her adventurous travel tales to inspire.
After a corporate carrier of 25 years into top management, Uwe founded Property Friends in 2003. Property Friends educates property investors, sources investment opportunities and has assisted several families to get to “Net Asset Millionaire” status.
The company operates on 3 basic principles: Trust, Community and Progress. Uwe is a published author.
His ultimate aim is to assist his clients with options towards their financial future through residential real estate investment.
With more than 20 years experience, the WMC Public Relations team can build your brand and help grow your business through creative PR marketing programs that work, whether your needs are medium to long term or have a one-off project.
Leanda Michelle is a writer/author, workshop creator/facilitator. An advocate and educator of alternative healing methods, she has transformed her life and believes all have the power within to heal and rewrite their story. Leanda is a disciplined yoga and Pilates fan, loves capturing photographic moments in nature, is confident in the kitchen and passionate about travelling to sacred places. Leanda aspires to uplift and empower others to live a meaningful life.