It's a busy start to the week for ASGA with three announcements of important industry events. Entries for the 2024 Awards are now open, there is a free workshop on March 16th and a Melbourne social bowls gathering on February 16th.
Sign, display and graphics businesses across the country are being urged to enter their very best work in the 2024 National Sign & Graphics Awards, with entries now open via the competition’s online portal.
The National Sign & Graphics Awards, founded by the Australian Sign & Graphics Association (ASGA) in 2005, is held every second year to recognise and reward sign companies for the achievement of excellence across modern, digital and traditional signage, and to showcase the wonderful array of talent within the Australian industry.
This year, leading supplier Currie Group has taken out naming rights with the Diamond Sponsorship of the event. They are joined by Gold Sponsors Avery Dennison, Graphic Art Mart, Orafol, Spandex and Visual Connections, Silver Sponsor SMIB and Bronze Sponsors Ball & Doggett and Pozitive.
Entries for the 2024 Awards opened on Thursday 1st February 2024 and close at 5pm on Friday 7th June 2024. To be eligible, projects submitted must be completed between Tuesday 8th March 2022 and Friday 31st May 2024.
THIS LINK will take you to all you need to know in order to enter your best work.
Free March workshop 'Staying Ahead of the Pack'
Another ASGA initiative is a free workshow to be held online on Wednesday March 13th and moderated by Stefan Kazakis of Business Benchmark Group. This workshop is specifically designed for tradie business owners at all stages, to provide guidance in setting milestones, monitoring progress, and achieving actual results for sustainable, ongoing growth.
The demands on small business owners are ever-increasing. From managing product demands and logistical challenges to navigating wage expenses and rising business costs, the pressure can be overwhelming.
Stefan Kazakis of Business Benchmark Group is a trusted authority in guiding trades and construction business owners to create a more profitable and resilient business. He has guided numerous tradie business owners in building successful and sustainable ventures, and in this session will be sharing his invaluable expertise to help you learn how to navigate the current inflationary economy and establish a benchmark business while your competitors struggle to keep up
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain insights, strategies, and practical advice that can take your business to new heights. Stefan’s no-nonsense, honest, and straight-to-the-point advice will provide instant learnings you can take away and implement easily and immediately.
You will learn things like:
- The 3 most important ‘growth-hack’ activities in your business for 2024
- Which of your jobs are profitable and how to win more of them
- How to get off the tools so you can work on growing your business
- How to recruit and lead the team you need to get off the tools
Registration for this free workshop is available on THIS LINK.
It's easy going Green with ASGA's Vic Bowls social!
In a trifecta of good news and equally important is the Feb 16th Bowls social. ASGA is holding its first industry networking event for Victorian businesses, with a fun social game of Bowls planned for 5pm on Friday, 16th February at the iconic Melbourne Bowling Club.
“This is the perfect chance to come along and enjoy a fun and a social game of Bowls, while catching up with industry friends and colleagues at the iconic Melbourne Bowling Club,” says ASGA President, Mick Harrold.
“As well as plenty of friendly competition on the immaculate greens of Australia’s oldest bowling club, the night will feature a selection of food and drinks to finish off the week in style.
“This is a great way to kick off the year, and the perfect chance to get your whole team together for a fun night of networking with industry friends and colleagues, so make sure you come along.”
The event, which is presented thanks to the support of Platinum Sponsor, ORAFOL, will run from 5-8pm on Friday 16th February at the Melbourne Bowling Club, 138 Union Street, Windsor. Registration is FREE for ASGA Members, $45 for non-members.
Click here to find out more and register your team.
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