Designedge Innovation Festival 2013 will run from 15th April through to 31st May with more than 90 events, seminars, webinars, networking forums and displays being staged in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales and broadcasted nationally ONLINE.
The events will bring together small business owners, innovators, fashion designers, creatives, business associations, local governments and community groups. The 2013 Designedge Innovation Festival is an associate festival of the Australian Innovation Festival. The major sponsor for 2013 is the City of Belmont, and major supporter is the TCF Australia ONLINE Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project. Other supporters include the Australian Innovation Festival, Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc. (TCFWA), Belmont BEC, MY Business Incubator Project, BPW Business Incubator Project, sponsors, supporters and volunteers.
Many of the designedge Festival events this year will be provided as webinars, so that small business owners across Australia can log in and enjoy the events from their office or home-based business over the internet, especially valuable to small businesses located in regional and remote Australia. Webinars are live, interactive seminars conducted via the internet that allow users to participate and ask questions via their computer.
Some of the highlights for festival will include:
TCF Green Energy ‘Ask an Expert' Forum, 16 May, Adelaide, 12 noon to 2pm Free
Learn how to make your business more energy efficient.
Entering the USA Market ONLINE Webinar, April 18, 10-11am $30 (Live from LA, USA)
Important steps to be understood when thinking of sellingto USA retailers from market segments, sizing and the dreaded chargebacks. Presented by Fashion Business Inc.
Business Opportunities in Energy Efficient Innovation ONLINE Webinar, April 23, 10.30am to 11.30am, Free
Discover upstream (manufacturing) and downstream (consumer) energy usage issues in the TCF industry and their associated opportunities for innovation.
Developing ‘Work-Life Balance' Forum, Bribie Island, Qld, May 13th 6pm-8pm,
BPW Business Incubator is sponsoring women in business to attend this event & network
Developing social media policies for your business and staff ONLINE Webinar, April 30, 2pm-3pm
Your business responsibilities regarding social media comments from your business
Carol Hanlon, Founder of the designedge Innovation Festival said, "This will be the 9th year we have co-ordinated the designedge Innovation Festival, and with over 90 events, it's our biggest yet! For a full schedule of events and activities associated with the 2013 designedge Innovation Festival, please log onto www.belmontbec.com/2013innovation".
Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc. (TCFWA)
The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA) is a not-for-profit national support centre for the Textile, Clothing Footwear and Leather industry providing support and specialised resources, services and training. From its head quarters in Belmont, WA, TCFWA aims at networking to maintain and establish key partnerships for the national TCF industry.