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Claim up to 50% of Fashion Week with the Business Events Grants

Claim up to 50% of Fashion Week with the Business Events Grants

On 11 September 2020 the Australian Government announced it would establish the $50 million Business Events Grants program. This program is funded under the $1 billion Relief and Recovery Fund which is providing assistance to sectors, regions and communities disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. This initiative will empower the business events sector which, due to COVID-19, has seen cancellation of events contributing to a near 100 per cent loss of revenue. It will instil confidence back into the business events sector, and support the broader business community by stimulating high value, multi-day business to business events across...

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Meet the digital marketing leaders Word of Mouth Collective

Meet the digital marketing leaders Word of Mouth Collective

We sat down with Tash Williams from Word Of Mouth Collective to chat all things marketing in 2021, the new normal in retail.  Who are the brains behind WOMC? WOMC was founded by co-founder and brother Alex and I over three years ago by sheer chance. I had been working in scaling startups and the digital space at the enterprise level with brands like H&M and Alex was working as Growth Hacker in the Fintech space. Between us we have over 20 years of digital experience and are both obsessed with the challenge of problem-solving solutions for our clients.    What inspired...

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Considered choices & mindful manufacturing processes... meet Ena Pelly

Considered choices & mindful manufacturing processes... meet Ena Pelly

We sat down with one our clients Dani from Ena Pelly to discuss her inspiration behind the brand. Ena Pelly offers minimal elegance to casual statement pieces for those who bravely embrace the collision of tradition and modernity. Made for strong and bold women. What inspired you to launch Ena Pelly? Dani's love of fashion, and her childhood dream of creating a clothing brand inspired the launch of Ena Pelly. The inspiration for the name of the brand is very simple, Ena Pelly is Danielle's late grandmother. What is your most popular product or service, what really makes your customers & clients get excited? Our most popular products...

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The future of Export Market Development Grant... New & Improved!

The future of Export Market Development Grant... New & Improved!

Simplifying the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme will be simplified and reoriented from a scheme providing assistance through reimbursement after expenditure to an upfront grant agreement. This will give eligible exporters funding certainty before they embark on their marketing and promotion activities. The reoriented EMDG program will maintain features valued by SME exporters and industry bodies, while making it simpler to access. Want to find out more? Watch the recording of the Webinar held on Thursday 17 September 2020 to learn more about the findings and recommendations from the Review and what this...

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Changes to the EMDG for 2020

Changes to the EMDG for 2020

The Government has recently announced some changes to the Export Marketing Development Grant (EMDG) for 2020 applications. Please see below the significant changes: Removal of the export performance requirements The Government has waived the export performance test for those applying for a grant for the 2019–20 grant year, from 1st July 2020. Any business which has incurred eligible EMDG expenses for promotional activities in 2019–20 will be able to seek reimbursement for 50% of these expenses without the Export Performance Test applying. First Tranche Payment Increased to $100,000 The Government has also increased the first tranche payment from $40,000 to...

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Spread The Word with Compass Studio

Spread The Word with Compass Studio

Compass Studio is a boutique PR & Marketing agency that specialises in conscious brands in a bid to ‘do good work, for brands that do good.’   Compass Studio represents some of Australia’s most reputable brands in the impact-led space. Natalie is the Co Founder and Director of Compass Studio who speaks regularly as an authority on the topic of purpose in the brand space. Before founding Compass Studio, Natalie spent a decade in publishing and partnerships developing a deep understanding of the Australia media landscape and understanding the power marketers have to change the world. Through a love of...

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