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WiB AGM, Networking & Speaker Event @ the Romano's Hotel

The Women in Business Wagga Executive Committee extends a warm invitation to attend the Women in Business Wagga 2017 Annual General Meeting, followed by a Networking and Speaker event to be held on Thursday 10 August 2017 at Romano's Hotel, 81 Fitzmaurice St, Wagga Wagga. 

PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE

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5pm - Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held upstairs at Romano's Hotel. The meeting will run from 5pm until approximately 6pm. There is no cost to attend the AGM and a ticket is not required if you will be attending the AGM only.

The AGM Agenda is available to download here.

As part of the AGM, nominations will also be taken for the following Committee positions for 2017 -

President · Vice President · Secretary · Treasurer · Committee Members (3)

The Committee Nomination Form is available to download here.

If you wish to nominate for the Committee and would like to find out about what the specific positions entail, please do not hesitate to make contact with the existing WiB Committee. All completed nomination forms must be received by 3 August 2017. Please email all applications to info@waggawib.org.au or post to PO Box 2471, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650.

We encourage all members to attend the AGM, to hear about all the recent achievements of the organisation and the fantastic initiatives that are underway.

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6pm - Speaker & Networking Function

The AGM will be followed by a general Women in Business networking and speaker function held in The Hampdens Bar at Romano's Hotel.  Tickets to the function cost $25 for members and $35 for guests and include canapes.  Register for your tickets at this link.

We are delighted to announce that Stephanie Reuss and Victoria Stuart from Beam recruitment will travel from Melbourne to speak at the event.  Stephanie and Victoria are the co-founders of online recruitment company Beam Australia.

Beam connects highly qualified and experienced individuals seeking flexible work, with businesses seeking their skills. Beam only provides flexible roles, on a contract or permanent part-time basis in school hours or 1-4 long days per week. 

Beam was born when Stephanie and Victoria recognised the pain of modern work-life imbalance faced by many employees as well as the difficulty many organisations face trying to find great talent for a professional team. They saw a need to champion workplace flexibility, along with the opportunity to facilitate connections between organisations seeking great talent and people wanting to continue developing worthwhile professional careers in the context of a less punishing working schedule.

A lack of work-life balance is the #1 and #2 cause of anxiety in Women and Men respectively between the ages of 30 and 40. This has substantial consequences for employees and companies alike.

Beam's mission is:

  • To lead the way for Australian Businesses to embrace sustainable, flexible working
  • To mobilise and harness the expertise and skills of the hidden workforce 
  • To increase the participation and impact of women in the Australian workforce

Stephanie and Victoria will talk about their inspiring careers and the events which led them to take the leap and establish BEAM.  More information about Stephanie and Victoria is available at this link.

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Date: 

Thursday 10th August 2017

 

Time: 

5pm - Annual General Meeting

6pm Networking & Spreaker Event

 

Location: 

Roman's Hotel

81 Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

 

Tickets: 

WiB Member - $25

Guests (Non-WiB Member) - $35

Membership of WiB costs $50 annually from 1 July - 30 June. Renew or join via our website - https://www.womeninbusinesswagga.org.au/membership/

 

Ticket Sales Close: 

Wednesday 9th August @ 5pm, unless sold out prior.

Tickets are strictly NOT available at the door.