Breakfast: The testicles of children wrapped in an Obama poster with a refreshing cup of puppy tears. Schmooze is always at the latest hotspots and this month we experience Canberra’s newest luxury hotel, the Diamant. Located within the original Hotel Acton building, this historical and heritage listed site has been transformed into the NewActon Pavilion creating Canberra’s first luxury boutique hotel. Join us for informal networking, with a welcoming and diverse group of communication, marketing, arts, consulting and design professionals.
Phillip is also a communication strategist and advisor, specialising in short-term projects including stakeholder consultation, web design, strategic reviews and training for interpersonal business and communication skills. Phillip Jones, the founder of the Schmooze Network will share his expert insights into how to be an effective networker, develop a networking strategy and ensure your networking investment of time and money is targeted, rewarding and aligned to your career and business goals. As usual, we'll offer Canberra's most welcoming and sophisticated atmosphere for networking. RSVP: Places will be limited to 80 members and their guests, so reserve your place to avoid disappointment. The event will conclude promptly at 7.30pm and the cinema previews will start at 6pm and then at 615pm, so please be punctual! The Monthly Schmooze's are the perfect environment to make new contacts in a relaxed and welcoming setting. Entry is free and all drinks and canapes is included,and some smooth jazz will round out the atmosphere. The Iken design range includes innovative and unique designs from local and international manufacturers including Gispen and Casala, from The Netherlands and Okamura from Japan. At this event we will highlight the new events and programs Schmooze will be rolling out this year which will be a considerable expansion of our activities and enhance the opportunities for our members to promote your expertise. The monthly Schmoozes are the showcase event the network stages, and are a perfect way to cultivate new contacts in a relaxed setting.
You must be a member or a guest of one to attend our events, but if you are interested in joining and want to experience the unique Schmooze environment first, there is a limited number of Guest Passes available upon request. For people who shape Australian society, the National Press Club is Australia’s most recognised vehicle, an icon chosen for major statements and for initiating change.
The National Press Club is an iconic institution with membership made up of the influencers and decision makers of Australia; be they Federal or State Parliamentarians, political advisors, Government Heads of Departments, diplomatic community, academia, legal and other professions, and, quite clearly, the foundation members - journalists - including the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery plus everyday thinking Australians - many of whom are leaders in their own communities. On the first Friday of the month members and their guests are invited to foster new professional relationships at our networking lunches. Lunch will include two courses, coffee and wine, and please indicate if you have any dietary requirements when you RSVP. These events will also often feature a presentation to share expert insights on topical subjects in an informal setting and to generate questions and discussion.
Andrew has worked as an authorised representative, stockbroker and investment manager for the past 10 years. Andrew is Managing Director, authorised investment manager and part of the investment committee at Elston Partners.
Elston Partner is a privately owned investment advisory and portfolio management firm providing highly personalised investment advice to private investors. We have several branches located throughout QLD, NSW and the ACT, our clients are typically self-employed, business owners, professionals, executive and self funded retirees. We offer an integrated service for clients, combining investment strategy advice with a conservative investment management approach to build and preserve wealth.
Join young professionals from around the ACT and learn new communication skills in this relaxed and fun networking event.
We mix in a speed networking, interactive communication skills session, some cool tunes and free drinks and canapes to make one great networking comfort zone! The SYPG is the young professional branch of Schmooze and welcomes anyone in their 20's who wants to polish their networking skills and meet the most diverse range of young professionals in a relaxed atmosphere.
This event is presented in partnership with our learning and development partner, WISDOM, and you can read more about them here. Each Third Thursday of the month, Schmooze members and their guests can gain expert insights and practical advice on a range of topics.
The presentations are held over a light lunch in the National Press Club's boardroom and there is a limit of 20 participants for each event, so you must RSVP and pre-pay to reserve your place. This is not the time to lose sight of your goals, in fact it is more important than ever that you have your eye on the prize and that goes for your team as well.
This session will detail the process of putting together a performance appraisal system and how to link this to your business values, mission and strategic goals for the best possible outcomes for your business.
Sarah holds a Professional Diploma of Human Resources from Deakin University and has 8 years experience in Human Resources, working for Deutsche Bank, Raytheon and KAZ Group in various generalist HR roles. Sarah also has specialist experience in policy and programme development; and training and development.
Sarah is committed to getting the best out of people at work and believes that the single biggest factor that influences the success of a business is the quality of its people, if you have the right people in your business, doing the right job you can take it anywhere.
Presented in association with Ginger Catering, this event will bring together Canberra's creative and business communities in the beautiful Members Bar in Old Parliament House. Join Schmooze members and their guests for an evening of networking in the evocative atmosphere of this famous bar used for generations of politicians, journalists and lobbyists. Low on formality, with the focus on creating a networking comfort zone for professionals representing the full spectrum of business,  government and cultural sector. On the Third Thursday of the month, Schmooze members and their guests can gain expert insights and practical advice on a range of topics.
All you need to bring is your knowledge of what you sell and we will work through the rest. The monthly Schmooze events are our showcase events for members and guests to meet fellow creative professionals in a stylish and informal setting perfect for cultivating new contacts.
This month's event is presented in association with the magnificent National Portrait Gallery- so glam up and get ready to Schmooze!
No two Schmooze's are ever the same with a changing mix of faces, and great venues - however one thing that doesn't change is the welcoming vibe- more like a cocktail party with lots of interesting people to meet rather than a staid networking function. Add some smooth jazz, great drinks and canapes and you have a memorable networking event not to be missed- so ensure you RSVP as places for members and their guests will be limited.
The Members Networking Dinner will follow this event at Flint Restaurant- reservations essential. The new National Portrait Gallery building, situated on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, bounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, displays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped Australia and who continue to shape our nation. Home to the nation's portrait collection the National Portrait Gallery comprises gallery spaces for the collection and temporary exhibitions, public areas including a café, shop, function room, theatrette, education and school group areas, and basement car parking. The most significant building to be constructed in the Parliamentary precinct for over twenty years, the new National Portrait Gallery is 7 days (except Christmas Day) 10am - 5pm and offers a series of vibrant exhibitions, lectures, education programs and events. The monthly Schmooze events are our showcase events for members and guests to meet fellow professionals in a stylish and informal setting.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the new and exciting premises of the flavours Culinary Centre, due to open in March 2009. Based on the current redevelopment of the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets and flavours success over the past five years, we have realised the need for more space, which may create a vibrant environment for your business events.
Senso is about taking today’s freshest market ingredients to produce innovative and contemporary food that is sophisticated yet simple. Jan brings to Senso the knowledge and repertoire developed over an extraordinary career in the culinary arts. The menu is complemented by a wine list of extensive breath and depth, featuring selections from throughout Australia and Europe of wines of exceptional quality and value, as well as the rare and the unusual.
Cook & Eat is unique to Saturday night where up to 20 guests can choose to assist in the preparation and cooking of their food before sitting down to be served the fruits of their labour. On the first Wednesday of every month, MIX brings together food lovers from throughout the region for an evening of exceptional food and wine and good company. Senso is an innovative and stimulating environment for corporate events from breakfasts to cocktail parties and dinners, where guests can interact with the kitchen activities.
Senso’s team building events in the kitchen provide a fun, rewarding, and unique way for your team to get motivated and learn to work together to produce a memorable meal that is shared by the group.
Each week Senso presents food and wine events including cooking classes and master classes, wine and coffee appreciation, wine maker dinners and market tours. The Senso Culinary Diploma takes both beginners and experienced cooks through a series of five hands-on practical cookery sessions incorporating the most important culinary principals.
Kingston Supper Club is the most recent stylish and sophisticated venue to cater to patrons in Canberra’s up market night scene.
Set upon two levels, you can spoil yourself with a signature cocktail at the bar, or escape upstairs to the private and spacious second floor lounge, which provides the perfect setting to indulge in an evening full of revelry and decadence. A well balanced wine list showcases a fantastic range of Canberra region wines, as well as a great national and international selection.
Constantly evolving, the cocktail list takes advantage of seasonal ingredients and is tailored in line with the enticing food offerings.
The late night menu comprises savory and sweet dishes showcasing cuisine from a number of leading local restaurants. No two events are ever the same, except the great welcoming buzz of making new contacts and catching up with your networking pals!  This month we are getting a little physical and the event is being staged in a state of the art fitness studio. The May Schmooze is hosted by the Body to Burn Studio and we also welcome members of the International Coach Federation (ICF) who will be celebrating International Coach Week in the last week of May. Body to Burn Personal Fitness is a Canberra based personal training business offering one-on-one and small group training.
The ICF Australasia currently represents more than a 1100 members throughout Australia and New Zealand and is commited to encouraging high professional standards of ethics and conduct by its members by developing and promoting an industry wide CODE of PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS and a universally accepted Accreditation process which preserves the integrity of coaching through internationally credible and ethical self-regulation. The mission of the International Coach Federation is to be the global forum for the art and science of coaching, where we inspire transformational conversations, advocate excellence, and expand awareness of the contribution coaching is to the future of humankind. Add some jazz, great drinks, an unique venue and new faces and you have a memorable networking event not to be missed- so please ensure you RSVP as places for members and their guests will be limited. The Members Networking Dinner will follow this event at Cafe Barocca from 8pm- see here for more details.
Servcorp’s office and IT solutions enable companies of any size to operate with the corporate presence, IT, infrastructure and support of a multi-national organisation, without having the associated overheads normally required to do so. Client’s can run their business effectively without the cost and commitment of a physical office space and choose from a range of packages offering benefits such as telephone answering, access to corporate meeting rooms, use of a CBD address or a complete business package.
This special event is presented in association with the Live in Canberra campaign, and the National Press Club.
Everyone is welcome and you don't have to be a member of Schmooze to attend, you can just pay our $20 casual ticket fee at the door or pre-paid- but RSVPs are essential as they events book out quickly. New Canberrans who arrive without family and friends can use the welcome events to meet people and develop support networks. This is a Canberra owned and operated business that allows you to access great deals on accommodation when you travel to Sydney (or elsewhere). At Blue Star, we are constantly alert to smart ideas and innovative solutions in print-related communication.
Depending on your needs we can provide a stand-alone service, or harness the unique strengths of each Blue Star division in a seamless, end-to-end offering across sheet-fed, digital and web printing, print management, design services, direct mail and logistics.
The monthly Schmooze Young Professional Group events have a welcoming atmosphere that bring together young professionals from a wide range of organisations, government departments and professions. All young professionals under 30 are welcome and you don't have to be a member of Schmooze to attend. Come and enjoy great company, the opportunity to network with like minded young professionals and get some great tips on pushing through the financial crisis and creating some fun new opportunities for yourself.

Following the networking drinks part of the evening the SYPG brings you a networking dinner at the elegant 'First Floor' Restaurant in Kingston. The cover charge for the networking drinks part of the evening is $20 for guests and non-members which gives you entry, two drinks and canapes. The dinner will start from 7.30pm and will cost $40 per person for two courses (main and dessert) and a glass of wine included. Add some music, great drinks, an unique venue and new faces and you have a memorable networking event not to be missed- so ensure you RSVP as places for members and their guests will be limited. Location and Parking: The Cellar Bar is located downstairs within the University House complex, please look out for the Schmooze team who will offer directions from the University House reception.
Newly renovated, the Fellows Bar and Café with its sophisticated, yet relaxed surroundings, fresh and tasty food and a wide range of desserts, coffee and beverages is the perfect place to unwind. Canberra BusinessPoint is an innovative and free service designed to deliver end-to-end advisory services for start-up businesses, young businesses, entrepreneurs, exporters and established enterprises. Specifically the program aims to assist businesses from a diverse cross-section of industries within the ACT, with particular respect to: growth plans, commercialisation of ideas and concepts and mentoring owners and operators in the effective running of their business operations. All young professionals under 30 are invited to be inspired and gain essential interpersonal skills that will make you stand out and shine professionally at this special event presented in association with the SYPG's partner, Randstad.
The monthly Schmooze Young Professional Group events have a welcoming and stylish vibe that brings together young professionals from a wide range of backgrounds to meet and be inspired. Entry includes two drinks and canapes, and you can pre-pay your tickets below, or pay at the door- but please RSVP as places will be limited to 60 participants to ensure personalised attention on the night. We are also especially welcoming members of the University of Canberra's PR People, and Advertising and Marketing Societies and the CIT fashion and design students wth a special teritary student discount. The second largest HR and recruitment services company in the world, Randstad matches people with companies that will help them develop to their full potential; and companies with people that will take their business to the next level and beyond.
Seeking global leadership while focusing on local excellence, we provide specialist services across five distinctive service offerings - staffing, professionals, executive, HR solutions and Inhouse services - meaning our clients can trust us to meet and exceed their needs anywhere, anytime. The Darling Sisters conduct our Charm and Deportment Salons for ladies and gentelemen, focussing on everyday confidence and style with a vintage flavour. The Darlings believe in charm, good manners, tolerance, confidence and good body image.  The Darling Sisters, Darla and Blossom, separated at birth but now together and having a ball! The Darlings, together, have years of experience in fashion, etiquette, movement, public speaking, vintage styling, mixology, events and all those little niceties that turn meh into fwah, humph into verve and life into LIFE!
The Agency is the brain child of Ksenia and Robert who met on a Sunny day by chance in Canberra in January 2009.
Robert Azdajic- Robert has had 27 years experience in the Fashion Industry including personal stylist to models, business people and individuals. Each month, members and guests can gain expert insights and practical advice on a range of topics. Regardless, it is a common aspect of modern business and if you desire more success professional then you will want to develop some sophisticated networking skills. I would like to share with you some strategies that you can use to both manage your perceptions of networking and allow you to overcome any resistance you may feel about getting out there and doing it and build your confidence.
Louise holds a psychology degree (honors level), post-graduate degrees in instructional design (applied science) and Human Resources, is a qualified NLP practitioner, hold a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and is a certified and practicing master business and life coach. These events are famous for their relaxed vibe and are as far as you can get from the usual staid networking event. The Members Networking Dinner will follow this event at the superb Senso Culinary centre, so book now to reserve your place. Bartercard is committed to helping Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) grow and achieve financial success by facilitating a Trade Exchange network that offers dynamic and effective ways of conducting business. Although the concept of barter is thousands of years old, bartering through Bartercard is the most innovative way of combining modern technology, a community of businesses, and indirect and direct marketing channels to increase your customer base, increase sales, increase profit and improve cashflow. Each month, Schmooze members and guests can gain expert insights and practical advice on a range of topics. The aim to provide 'plug and play' knowledge and tactics that can be applied immediately in your professional life.
The presentations are held over a light lunch in the National Press Club's boardroom and there is a limit of 18 participants for each event, so you must RSVP and pre-pay to reserve your place. In this active presentation I would like to share with you why traditional advertising may not get the best results for your small and medium businesses and how to get your target clients for low or no-cost. During our time together I will give you real-life strategies I have used to completely book out a fresh university graduate Psychologist in three months, how I sold a $15,000 marketing consulting package on my first day selling door to door… and how last month (end of August 2009) I got a building client worth $12,000 a year only four days after starting an new architectural practice. Following our sold-out event in August, this event will have a careers theme with representatives from a range of communications, digital, recruitment, creative, PR, marketing and design companies providing insights for young professionals on the opportunities available, and the 'real-deal' on working in these fields.
Participants will be formed into small groups and then enjoy a 10 -15 minute presentation from each guest speaker, moving from guest speaker onto the next. Anyone under 30 is welcome to the SYPG events and you don't have to be a member of Schmooze to attend- casual tickets are available at the door (cash only) or you can prepay via PayPal below or request our EFT details when you RSVP. We are also making especially welcome members of the ANU Management, Marketing and International Business (MMIB) Student's Society ,along with all the young professional groups the SYPG has worked with this year.
Ashley Feraude established Sound Technique in 2003, a marketing consultancy, graphic and sound design business, which includes an impressive number and variety of clients.
The sole trader business expanded from one to 15 clients within the first year of operation purely through word of mouth and on the reputation of delivering, creative, cost effective and timely projects.
David Pembroke is a highly regarded communication professional with a strong reputation for creativity and getting things done.
Sam Marciano has over 10 years experience in graphic and web design and is now utilizing his expertise as the Director of IQmultimedia. With a network of offices across Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and around the globe, and a specilaist division focused solely on recruitment for the PR, Communications and creative industries, we offer our clients and candidates a dedicated service that is second to none.
Look out for our unique direct e-mail network reaching more than 8000 PR and marketing professionals.
The monthly Schmooze's are our showcase events for members and guests to meet fellow professionals in a stylish and informal setting. Add some live music and great wine and you'll experience a memorable networking event not to be missed- so please ensure you RSVP as places for members and their guests will be limited, so please contact Schmooze by Friday 25 September.
The two have also combined talents in other musical matters, including working on the Fourwinds Festival, and most recently winning $10,000 through the InnovationsACT 'Excellence in Business Planning & Commercialisation' competition for the Harp Center Australia.
BMW is a symbol of success, style and luxury and the recently renovated and extended Rolfe Classic BMW showroom reflects this in every aspect. With these impressive facilities along with a team that has extensive knowledge and experience, Rolfe Classic BMW sets the standard for luxury car dealerships in the ACT. With these technologies and the experienced staff at Rolfe Classic, there is no better place to experience the Joy of The Ultimate Driving Machine.
Each of the monthly Schmooze's are purposely different in location and tone, but this event promises to be a special experience. Enviro Schmooze features a superb line up of acts and local talent that will be a new experience for all that will be totally immersive. A ground breaking, entertaining, amalgamation of young local Canberra artists and performers are binding together to present their message of sustainability! Schmooze will also be reducing our carbon footprint by combining for this month the Young Professional and Professional branch's events making for a unique evening to be inspired and foster new connections.
The event will include special performances by artists, dancers and musicians inspired by the setting, twilight tours by the ANBG staff and more, all set in the stunning environment of the Gardens.
In Yunlin, The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association held three seminars, in Mailiao, Taixi and Huwei, each followed by a vegetarian luncheon. In Chiayi City, the Environmental Protection Bureau invited the Love Ocean Puppet Troupe and the Chiayi Puppet Troupe to perform and give related talks to young audiences at the Cultural Affairs Bureau on three consecutive weekends starting the week prior to Earth Day on April 22, Golden Year 6 (2009).
Starting early this year until mid-May, Association members have delivered more than a hundred talks to more than 40,000 people participating in activities held by the Environmental Protection Bureau, Health Department, Police Department, schools and civic groups.
At the Chiayi Railway Station, fellow initiates set up display stands showing Supreme Master Television programs and allowing commuters to freely take global warming flyers. Through Master’s blessing and the hard work of fellow initiates, the idea of the plant-based diet has gained greater attention from the government and reached the hearts of the people through media reports. Our Tainan Center and the Tainan EP Bureau together held an activity especially addressing the conservation of water sources and the rivers of the Earth.
Beginning on the eve of Earth Day, our Penghu Center launched a series of anti-global warming seminars at government organizations, schools and hospitals.
Caotun Loving Hut sponsored the Earth Day activity jointly held by the Nantou County Government and the Nan Kai University of Technology by providing delectable vegan lunch boxes free of charge to all teachers, students and other participants. In March and April, our Taipei Center held nearly a hundred global warming seminars, research workshops for teachers and puppet shows, attracting a total of more than 20,000 guests at dozens of colleges and universities, including National Taiwan University.
During those two months, the Tainan Center held activities at Kun Shan University and 41 schools to encourage people to mitigate global warming through a plant-based diet, energy conservation and carbon reduction.
To share the message of reducing global warming, our Taipei Center participated in a Yanliao community meeting in Tucheng, a hiking activity in Neihu, a strawberry picking trip in Baishihu and the Fauna and Flora Cultural Festival in Xindian. The Tainan Center held information-sharing activities for people living and working in Yongkang and for the EP Bureau staff.
Our Penghu Center was invited to participate in the Penghu Aviation Fair and Flight Safety Promotion Activity.
In April, Xinyue Loving Hut in Yilan provided low-carbon vegetarian meals daily to destitute students of National Yilan Commercial Vocational High School and street friends under the care of the Ren An Foundation. Before World Meatless Day on March 20, fellow initiates from the Penghu Center visited Magong Mayor Su Kun-hsiung (photo 1) and Deputy Superintendent Liao Zhou-tang of Penghu Veterans General Hospital (photo 2), to inform them of the global warming situation and the spirit and meaning of Meatless Day.
Railway stations, where there is a constant flow of commuters, are ideal locations for sharing the global warming message. The County Council has passed a resolution to this end and the County Government is committed to implementing the policy. A spectacular 80 room luxury boutique hotel positioned by Lake Burley Griffin at the intersection of Marcus Clarke St and Edinburgh Ave.
He also delivers workshops on professional networking skills and business mentoring for groups and individuals.
He also serves on the Capital Arts Patrons Organisation (CAPO) and the Canberra Arts Marketing boards and has been a guest speaker for a range of professional associations and events like the Canberra Writers Festival.
We bring together Canberra's most diverse range of professions and industry sectors,and these events attract over 100 members and guests. You have to a member or a guest of a member of Schmooze to attend our events and we have a limited number of Guest Passes for prospective members to come to this event, so please contact us to request a Guest Pass.
Having prominent presence within the workplace environment since 1985, Iken continues to grow with the full support of a dedicated and experience team, and recently became a member of the Green Building Council of Australia.
This is further reflected through the choices made in regard to quality, manufacturing technologies, design and sustainability. Our unique blend of interesting members and guests, great atmosphere and excellent food and wine will ensure you start your networking year in the right way. We specialise in the management of direct portfolios, invested in Australian shares, property, fixed interest and international equities. The monthly Schmooze Young Professional Group Schmooze's have a welcoming atmosphere that bring together young professionals from a wide range of organisations, government departments and professions.
The aim of this series is to leverage of the knowledge and expertise of our members and generate discussion that assists the participants in a collaborative and informal setting.
The aim is leverage of the knowledge and expertise of our members and generate discussion that assists the participants in a collaborative and informal setting.
Then take advantage of this special opportunity: Normally our events are open only to our Members and their guests, but this month you are invited to join us with tickets available for purchase either before the event online (below) at the door for $20 each cash. This will feature a personalised menu with specially chosen wines for members and their guests to complete this special evening.

Both gold medal winner and jury member at the Culinary Olympics, Jan was Executive Chef for the Mandarin Hotel in Singapore, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong and Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Jan and his team craft a degustation menu that changes every day, reflecting the best in-season produce available from the market on that day.
The freshest and best produce available from the markets on that day are brought together for a light, multi-course tasting lunch that will stimulate your senses but is quick and inexpensive. Visitors can use the extensive Senso culinary library and purchase from the Senso range of fine foods and spices. We bring together young professionals from a wide range of organisations, government departments and professions. Whether it is choosing wine as a present for family and friends, knowing what wine is best with dinner or dessert choices or just coming along to enjoy a glass with friends, Mount Majura Vineyard will provide information and wines to cater for everyone’s palate. Schmooze members and guests will have an opportunity to sample the delicious selection of tapas from their menu and enjoy their first drink for free before the Mount Majura presentation. Tucked away above Green Square, the intimate and trendy setting provides an ideal atmosphere for work and social functions.
The quality liquor temptations continue with fine spirits, liqueurs and a range of local and imported beers. The list explores a unique assortment of flavors and textures whilst keeping options available for lovers of the true classics. Add some music, great drinks and canapes and you have a memorable networking event not to be missed- so ensure you RSVP as places for members and their guests will be limited. Body to Burn Personal Fitness are specialists in outdoor training and indoor training and have a state of the art personal training studio unlike anything seen in Canberra, located on London Circuit in the City. The ICF’s internationally recognized standards of excellence, professionalism and code of ethics establish a strong foundation for self-governance of the coaching profession.
Founded in Sydney in 1978, Servcorp now operates an international network of prime CBD locations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, South-East Asia, India, Europe and the Middle East including the prestigious St George Centre Canberra and The Realm Barton.
The event will welcome to Canberra over 100 young professionals and introduce them to the SYPG. The Privileges card will give you discounted entry to many of Canberra’s great attractions so you can go out and see it all!
The passport allows you to check out the events in the precinct and to dine, drink and pamper yourself.
Schmooze members enjoy additional benefits and discounts when booking via their page in the Members Lounge. You are only a phone call away from having access to the most comprehensive range of print and print-related services available in the market today. No other print specialist can provide all this under one roof and still give you localised customer service. It is a sophisticated business information mentoring and advisory service for business in the ACT region. We also run the Canbera Sophisticates Society, bringing old-fashioned glamour and entertainment back into everyday life. I use the descriptor, sophisticated, as I know that many people associate networking with the pushy sales person and having business cards thrust into your hands at professional events. It is a successful coaching, training and consultancy organisation specialising in working with both individuals and organisations to improve behavioural performance. We attract a wide range of professionals and our no name tag policy means there is a serendipty about who you may meet. Its silky ambience is suitably seductive accentuated by warm interior tones, dipped lighting and an inviting atmosphere. The workshops leverage of the knowledge and expertise of our members and generate discussion that assists the participants in a collaborative and informal setting. The event includes a light lunch and non-members and guests of members are very welcome to attend these workshops. There will be a limit of 75 participants for this event to ensure personalised attention and there will be plenty of opportunities for networking and questions following the presentations. Seeking global leadership while focusing on local excellence, we provide specilaist services across five distinctive service offerings - staffing, professionals, executive, HR solutions and Inhouse services - meaning our clients can trust us to meet and exceed their needs anywhere, anytime. We know the communications industry inside and out and will work with you to find the perfect career path or employee.
This vast network provides clients with immediate and direct access to the widest possible range of potential candidates for any industry related position – covering all relevant disciplines, and salary levels from $40K to $200K+.
This month we present an Enviro-Schmooze that has been designed by the SYPG team and is graciously hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens. More than 40 reports on their activities have appeared in newspapers and magazines as well as on radio, television and the Internet. After attending these seminars, Yunlin County Magistrate Su Chih-fen and Councillor Liao Ching-hsiang promised to push for the provision of nutritious vegetarian lunches twice a week in elementary and junior high schools. The Love Ocean Puppet Troupe delivered 18 performances in elementary schools, kindergartens and orphanages in the area, while the Chiayi Puppet Troupe had about 10 presentations. Find a Job!” lunch boxes to jobless people, hoping they would soon find employment and more people would know about preventing global warming with the plant-based diet.
These informative gatherings have effectively persuaded students to switch to the plant-based diet, and introduced a new concept to parents and school principals.
Our Formosan initiates in the medical profession funded and published a booklet entitled The Animal-Free Diet, Nutrition and Health — a Compilation of Scientific Evidence, to serve as reference for both government and people.
Many of the suppliers appeal on their own Web sites for greater support of the lifestyle, and some offer attractive discounts to encourage people to eat more vegan food.
This activity elicited extensive coverage from the media, as well as positive affirmation and support from the government. In March and April, fellow initiates distributed 330,000 SOS flyers and 6,000 DVDs, 30,000 vegan recipes as well as 70,000 flyers in the effort to ban meat, alcohol, tobacco and drugs. Fellow initiates also participated in beach-cleaning efforts held by the bureau and distributed 1,500 bags of vegetarian snacks together with SOS flyers to the participants. Fellow initiates designed a quiz on global warming with giveaway prizes and offered free sampling of vegan food. Fellow initiates put flags and banners of the New Vegan Lifestyle campaign around the venue, hoping to remind people of the importance to Be Veg! While extending love and concern to them, they also hope to influence a change in their diet. Martin Center, encouraged Association members to prepare vegetarian meal boxes to promote the new lifestyle, fellow initiates from many Centers around Formosa have been to Kaohsiung to learn about the preparatory process and marketing experience, so as to develop more channels for promoting the plant-based diet. Mayor Su expressed strong support and promised to encourage his staff at City Hall to be veg on this special day.
Our products are selected for their long life cycle, enabling recyclability and re-usability options. Direct ownership enables us to manage after tax cash flow, capital gains tax requirements and ensures complete transparency for clients. The Mount Majura Vineyard site was selected especially for it’s unique combination of soil, aspect and climate. We believe the best resource we can offer our customers is the powerful combination of fresh thinking and the intelligent use of experience. If you want to enhance your contacts and career prospects or polish your networking or interpersonal skills then come along this month and join young professionals from around Canberra at these relaxed networking events.
From the first conversation Inspiration grew and idea’s flowed in how they could revolutionize not only the Modeling Industry but also how businesses use a modeling agency.
Contentgroup does this by understanding the unique challenges of each of their clients before applying their knowledge, skills, behaviour and attitude to achieve the best result.
Together with the Chiayi Environmental Protection Bureau, our Chiayi Center convened community seminars on environmental protection and halting global warming. Fellow initiates also compiled and published the Yunlin Plant-Based Diet Guide Book with detailed listings of vegetarian food outlets in Yunlin, which is welcomed by both restaurants and the general public.
China Television and the Economic Daily News carried special reports about the New Vegan Lifestyle movement. Deputy Director Wang Jin-zhong of the EP Bureau appealed to citizens to love animals and refrain from using animal products.
The EP Bureau convened a series of activities and requested our Center to provide vegetarian snacks to the participating guests.
Miss Chen plans to upload the recipes and information on the benefits of the plant-based diet onto the bureau’s website as a reference for school lunch providers so that the children may enjoy more nutritious and healthy vegan lunches. He also appealed to all Magong citizens to support Meatless Day and to go veg one day a week.
Services are available on a flexible month-by-month basis to ensure that client’s can control their time and costs more effectively. Ksenia loves to succeed and help others develop their potential.As a business owner her appreciation of what goes into displaying a professional image is one that will take a company to success and growth.
They offered assistance to some NGOs in holding a fair and a Mother’s Day singing competition, supplying vegan dinners and conducting discussions on global warming.
The suggestion had the immediate support of the students and teachers, who wasted no time scheduling the next talk and vegan burger teaching session. A fellow initiate who retired early from government service to devote his time to advocating the plant-based diet and halting global warming, caught the attention of journalists, whose news reports have helped readers realize the urgency of and the solution to the climate change crisis. Fellow initiates from Taipei’s College Group held information-sharing events and provided delicious vegan snacks at the crowded Arts Park. Deputy Magistrate Lee Ying-yuan presided over the seminar, and our Association served delicious vegan meals, which greatly impressed all the school principals present. All these endeavors received extensive support from local political leaders including city councilors and their assistants. She hoped that people would love not only themselves and their families, but also the Earth. On that day, they distributed 6,500 flyers and attracted about 2,000 people to try the vegetarian delicacies. Magistrate Su also invited our fellow initiates to prepare a vegan breakfast for representatives of various sports organizations, to whom she introduced our Association and the concept of a plant-based diet in preventing global warming. Century Ottoman stone house and gives our guests a glimpse into the Istanbul of yesteryear.
In addition to that, fellow initiates were also invited to serve a vegan lunch at the Zhucun Elementary School anniversary celebration, evoking the interest of all the teachers and students in the plant-based diet. Tainan Mayor Hsu Tain-tsair and EP Bureau Director Jhang Huang-jhen signed the petition to show their support; they were joined by more than 500 people on that day. Fellow initiates also approached local vegetarian food outlets encouraging them to promote the New Vegan Lifestyle by providing vegan meals at discount prices from Earth Day to Environment Day, in order to attract more people to adopt the plant-based diet and understand the importance of this healthy and compassionate lifestyle. On another occasion, Deputy Magistrate Lee spoke extensively to participants in a biking tour on the veg diet and its connection to environmental protection. The Delight Restaurant is within easy walk to the main Hippodrome area, as well as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and the convenient public tram. Each of them received a Green mug, biscuits and informative material related to the campaign. Our restaurant serves delicious Turkish and continental cuisine for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
Our Center served over a thousand delicious and sumptuous vegan lunch boxes and distributed flyers to all exhibitors and visitors.

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