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Port Pirie dinner – Women in Business Regional Network – Tue 20/4/2021

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm ACST

The Port Pirie Women in Business dinner, Tuesday 20 April, looks at the Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service with Dee Edwards.

Women in Business dinner- Port Pirie – Tuesday 20 April

Did you know that the Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service offers free personal assistance, mentoring support and business programs in your region?

At our Port Pirie dinner Dee Edwards will be will be sharing the full scope of activities and programs offered by the Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service. Dee, Entrepreneurship Facilitator for the Barossa Valley, Yorke and Mid North regions, will also conduct a focus groups session to identify your business barriers and inform of possible program offerings in your area in the near future.

As part of the Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service, Dee provides practical assistance and support to individuals interested in starting or growing their own business. If you’ve thought about self-employment or want to grow your existing business, she’ll work with you, regardless of age or background. The Service can help you focus, act as a sound board for your great ideas, and broaden your business and personal networks.

Based in the Barossa, Dee has a specialisation in agribusiness and food entrepreneurship. She has owned her own business working one-on-one with SME agrifood businesses and startups to build their management proficiency, improve core business profitability, and develop business growth plans. She places emphasis on one-on-one mentoring in all of her work, as well as building direct-to-consumer, business-to-business and regional stakeholder relationships and has successfully delivered economic development programs in rural and remote South Australia and advocates for a community-first approach to all of her work.

Dee has a Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism and a Bachelor of Business with a Major in Marketing. She is on the Board of Barossa Farmers Market, serves on the Grants Assessment Panel for Country Arts SA, and is part of the Reconciliation Barossa Committee.

The function is open to all women in business – members and non-members, those who manage, own or work in a business or those who think they’d like to be in business.

The atmosphere is relaxed and supportive. You’re encouraged to also bring a friend along too who might also have interests in this area. Come along and find out more about the opportunities it presents for you.

NB: The ticket price is a booking fee only. You will need to purchase your own food and drinks.

Where: Comfort Inn Flinders On Main, 151 Main Road, Port Pirie

When: Tuesday, April 20


5.30pm Arrival and dinner

6pm Presentation

7.30pm Presentation concludes

7.30-8pm Casual networking

As well as our presentation there will be plenty of opportunity to network with other women involved in business. Please bring along your business cards.

For more details phone Carolyn Jeffrey 0435 432 203 or email network@wibnetwork.com.au.

In accordance with the new guidelines regarding COVID19, attendees will need to agree to the following Terms and Conditions when attending Women in Business Regional Network functions:

1. If you feel unwell before the event, you must advise us and please do not attend. We will be happy to refund your money.

2. While every effort will be made to comply with the 1.5m distancing regulations, with some venues this may not always be possible at all times.

3. The Women in Business Regional Network have produced a COVID19 plan in order for physical events to recommence.

4. The venues we are booking have also advised that they have a COVID19 plan in place.

5. Hand sanitiser will be available for use at the events.


Women in Business Regional Network


Comfort Inn Flinders on main
Main Road
Port Pirie, SA 5540 Australia
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