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Launch Event! Playbook For Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs.
FOR YOUR TICKET TO BE VALID, PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE: Join us on September 27th, 2018 to unite as a 'Nation of Entrepreneurs', in celebration of Hatch Quarter’s officially published Playbook. Of the 2.1 million small businesses in Australia, 660,000 of these are migrant-owned businesses. Supported by LaunchVic, Hatch Quarter’s multilingual Playbook is here to unlock the further potential of our new migrant and refugee community! We are thrilled to finally share our insightful educational tool to all first-generation Australian entrepreneurs. Where: Library at the Dock, Docklands When: 2:00 PM – 4:15 PM Cost: $5 per ticket To celebrate this pivotal occasion, the honourable Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy, Philip Dalidakis MP joins us to speak and officiate the Playbook Launch event, alongside CEO of LaunchVic, Kate Cornick! This will be your chance to get a hold of the FIRST physical copies! Enjoy an afternoon of fine wine and canapés, and the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals. Hard work lays the foundations, Playbook helps with the rest. ___________________________________________________________________ AGENDA 2:00–3:00 PM: Arrival of guests 3:00–3:30 PM: Speech by Philip Dalidakis, Dr Kate Cornick and Aiman Hamdouna 3:30–4:30 PM: Networking drinks and light canapes 4:30 PM: Event concludes ___________________________________________________________________ “Diversity and inclusion is a core focus for LaunchVic and the playbook will be an important contribution enabling more migrant and refugee entrepreneurs to engage in the Victorian startup ecosystem”, said Dr Kate Cornick, CEO of LaunchVic. “LaunchVic is proud to be a part of this playbook to help startups all over the state get on their feet.” “The startup playbook will be a helpful tool for new migrants and refugees and will help them engage and navigate the startup ecosystem in Victoria.” DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS GREAT EVENT! > Places are limited. > Food and drinks will be provided. > Attendees will receive an exclusive printed copy of the Playbook to take home! Keep an eye on this space for more updates on the launch of the Playbook! ___________________________________________________________________ **PLEASE NOTE: This event will be photographed, filmed and live on Facebook for promotional use, so by attending the event, you accept that you might be photographed/filmed.

Performance Space - at Library At The Dock

107 Victoria Harbour Promenade · Docklands


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The IEA are a proudly supportive community for international entrepreneurs and creative professionals alike. We are an inclusive network, that provides the ideal space to educate, support and assist first generation migrants and refugees to start scalable startups in Victoria. Australia’s migrants and refugees are integral to our country’s beautifully diverse culture, each with their own unique knowledge and business experiences to share. The IEA takes it one step further, in providing a strong community hub of personal benefit, inspiration, job and networking opportunities to our members.

Let’s connect, network, and support each other through to a strong start. Together we can integrate successfully and grow prosperously in Australia.

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