Discover what Showcase SA membership offers

UPCOMING EVENTS

CONNECTING BUSINESSES THROUGH OUR NETWORKING-BASED EVENTS PROGRAM

Showcase SA is building South Australia’s premier active business networking community.

We have an extensive range of businesses and organisations as members, with a wide lineup of networking events to connect our members; including executive & corporate lunches, premier masterclasses, professional development & training events and much more.

We work with our event partners and venues to offer COVIDSafe events. You can read more about our commitment to delivering membership benefits and events in line with our COVID plan here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Masterclass:
Leadership on LinkedIn

Many of us are leaders in our organisations, but are we leaders on LinkedIn? Whether you’re a CEO, business owner, executive or professional, storytelling is essential to good leadership and when delivered correctly on LinkedIn, storytelling can help you articulate a vision, lead change, inspire new ways of thinking, and help others achieve their goals. So why aren’t you sharing your leadership on LinkedIn?

The incredible duo from The Edge PR will be hosting their Masterclass on raising your LinkedIn profile.

Regional Series
Business Accelerator:

Riverland

With the support of our proud partners BankSARSM Australia, and The Department for Trade and Investment, the Regional Series connects the business community across South Australia to provide a day of professional development and networking.

Held in Renmark, the Business Accelerator: Riverland will give business owners the opportunity to hear directly from professional trainers and industry leaders. Topics include e-Commerce & Digital Marketing, Opportunities in Agri-tech, Taxation Tips, Growth Through Export and Investment, and Leadership.

Industry Series: Briefing

Technology

PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF SALISBURY

Hear from the leaders of the technology and manufacturing companies at the forefront of innovation in pharmaceuticals, food and software engineering right here in South Australia. Learn about emerging trends and upcoming opportunities and ask your questions to the panel.

  • Bjorn Wharff, Strategic Director at elmTEK
  • Debbie Norman, Human Resources for Topcon Positioning Group
  • Craig Rogers, Associate Director of Research at Defence Innovation Partnership 
  • Franz Knoll, Managing Director of Barossa Fine Foods

Inspiring Leaders:
Matt Pearson

Matthew Pearson is Founder and CEO of Airspeeder, the world’s first manned multicopter racing championship for flying electric cars.  Matthew is also is Co-founder and COO at Fleet Space Technologies, which just launched its 5th Nano-Satellite, and Mission Director of the Seven Sisters Lunar Mission.

Matthew will be sharing insight into the expansion of aerospace startups and opportunities for South Australia at this exclusive luncheon.

Masterclass:
Brain Profile

Daniel Panozzo is highly respected as an engaging change management practitioner, coach and people leader. Leanne Robinson has been instrumental in assisting organisations to achieve award-winning business and cultural transformation.

Join Daniel and Leanne to learn about your Profile and the Brain Talents you regularly lean into. In this workshop you’ll receive your own Profile and determine which Brain Talents you currently use and those you can start to take advantage of.

This Masterclass will help you understand how you can play to your strengths and learn to turn your blind spots into opportunities.

Masterclass:
Cyber Security

What is “Cyber Resilience” and how important is it to SME’s? 

Showcase SA members are invited to hear from Managing Director of OpSysand learn how to create a culture of security in your business.

Matt will be joined by joined by Ben Potter from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and CEO of Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C), Mike Barber. 

Platinum Leadership
Redefining Wellness in the Workplace

Are you a leader in your workplace? You are invited to attend the groundbreaking session presented by Medibank and Showcase SA. 

At this interactive afternoon session, you’ll hear from expert in Psychological Safety Jo Marshall, Founder of Culturise and Emily Coppola from Medibank. Let’s break down stigma and we together we will Redefine Wellness in the Workplace.

Regional Series
Business Accelerator:

Kangaroo Island

With the support of our proud partners BankSARSM Australia, and The Department for Trade and Investment, the Regional Series connects the business community across South Australia to provide a day of professional development and networking.

The Business Accelerator: Kangaroo Island will give business owners the opportunity to hear directly from professional trainers and industry leaders. 

WANT TO TRY BEFORE YOU BUY?

Showcase SA is a membership based organisation, however as a business ourselves, we understand it is not always easy to part with your hard earned cash and commit to purchasing a membership without knowing exactly what you are buying.

RECENT EVENTS

Industry Series: Insights
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Technology

Decision makers are invited to hear from Managing Director of AML3D, Andrew Sales, at this interactive Industry Insights at Weber Grill Academy presented by the City of Sailsbury.

As a globally accredited Wire Additive Manufacturing facility. AML3D produces automated 3D printing system, operating in a freeform environment which is more cost-effective and has increased strength compared to traditional casting, forging or billet machining methods.

Masterclass:
Pitch Like A Pro

Learn to pitch like a pro from Managing Director of Talent Academy, Sanja Janovic. Sanja is a TEDx trainer, professional speaker, coach, and entertainer and will be teaching you the best sales hacks to communicate your story.

Understand the 4 communication styles that create buy in, and walk away with the power to turns leads into sales.

Industry Series: Insights
"The Longest Table"

Health

Hospital Research Foundation

Showcase SA has partnered with the Hospital Research Foundation for our Health Industry Insights Luncheon. We will be joined by special guest speaker Australian journalist and Channel 9 TV presenter, Will McDonald. Will has been battling prostate cancer since his shock diagnosis in 2020. 

Since his difficult diagnosis of the incurable cancer, Will has teamed up with the Hospital Research Foundation to raise important funds to continue research into finding a cure for cancer. 

This luncheon will launch the 2021 Hospital Research Foundation Group’s annual cancer fundraiser The Longest Table

Platinum Exclusive:
Emma Hack

Join us to hear from world renowned artist, Emma Hack and view her latest exhibition for the 2021 SALA Festival, ‘We Stopped To Smell The Roses’.

If you are one of the more than 200 million people who have viewed the film clip for the Gotye song “Somebody That I Used to Know” you will be familiar with the extraordinary transformation of the bodies of Gotye and Kimbra into amazing works of art by Australian artist, Emma Hack. 

For Emma’s SALA exhibition, she adorns the walls of level one, Hilton Adelaide with new works and inspired stories of the past year accompanied by a selection of curated past treasures.

Industry Series: Briefing

Health

South Australia is leading the world in research and development, implementation and commercialisation of our health industry. The development of the BioMed City stretching along much of North Terrace has set Adelaide on a global stage as an industry leader.

What are the flow-on effects and economic benefits of such ground breaking developments?

Showcase SA Gold & Platinum members are invited to join us on August 18 to hear from our panellists share their insight, and answer your questions.

– Yvette Van Eenannaam, General Manager of the BioMed City
– Dr. Terry Sweeney, Global Digital Health Entrepreneur & CEO
– Di Mantell, CEO of Celsus

Webinar Masterclass: Staying Sane the Second Time Around

Showcase SA is partnering with Startup Adelaide to connect and support the business community in South Australia during this difficult time. Together, we are Co-presenting the interactive webinar on Staying Sane During Uncertainty – 2.0

Following on from the hugely popular “Staying Sane in times of Uncertainty”, Masterclass trainer Jo from Culturise is bringing us insights for the second time around. This fast paced energising talk will cover:

– The adaptable workplace and new workplace norms
– The rise and rise of wellbeing
– How we can re-define wellbeing to drive high performance

If you’re an Executive or Senior leaders of people within your organisation, than this is for you.

Masterclass: Time Management & Productivity

Do you look at your never ending To Do list and wonder where to start?

 BOLD Training will lead you to discover your patterns of behaviour when it comes to managing time and how you can use that to your advantage.

You will also be provided with adaptive methods to suit your own workplace environment to prioritise efficiently. This Masterclass is for  those ready to leap out of their comfort zones, roll up their sleeves and look at productivity differently.

Business Accelerator: Port Lincoln

Showcase SA is proud to announce their launch of the Regional Series in the form of our “Business Accelerator” a day to connect the business community of South Australia’s regions, beginning with Port Lincoln. 

With the support of our proud partners BankSA, RSM Australia, and The Department for Trade and Investment, the Business Accelerator offers an opportunity for business owners to learn tangible skills to take their business to the next level, connect, and be informed of emerging opportunities. 

Topics throughout the day will cover Digital Marketing Strategies and e-Commerce for regions, Taxation for Business, Economic Growth Through International Connections (exporting and investment), and Mental Health and Adaptability.

Industry Insights: Agribusiness
Lobster Long Luncheon

Join us with for our Agribusiness Lobster Long Luncheon with special guests Michael Angelakis and Andrew Ferguson at the National Wine Centre of Australia.

Hear from Michael about his lifetime career in the seafood industry, his recent work with PIRSA on their seafood advisory board and collaboration with Ferguson Australia to shine a light on under-utilised fish species through TV show on Channel 7, Out of the Blue.

Close friend and fellow seafood legend, Andrew Ferguson will talk about the new product lines Ferguson Australia are investing into to create more sustainable fishing practices and how they have had to adapt to stay above water during tough times with trade bans to major trade partners.

Networking Drinks: Sparkke at the Whitmore

What’s better than a tasty drink? How about a tasty drink with a social conscience? Sparkke at the Whitmore gives you just that.
 
Female led and devoted to bringing attention to important social topics, join us for our June Networking Drinks
 
 
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Industry Briefing: Agribusiness

Technology impacts every industry, but the advancements being seen in the Agribusiness Sector are mind-boggling.
How is the implementation of the IoT and AI influencing on of the largest employing industries in the state?

The first of our panel is David Larkin, CEO of Hancock Prospecting, one of Australia’s most successful privately funded group of companies, and is one of the longest continuous owners of cattle stations in Australia, under the leadership of Executive Chairman Ms. Gina Rinehart.

David will be joined by Michelle Edge, CEO of PIRSA, provides exclusive insight into South Australia’s agribusiness and the State Government’s “Growth State” plan for economic development. Michelle is passionate about agriculture and has operated as a consultant in biosecurity, animal health/welfare, market access, and both commercial and industry development.

Our third panel member, Marion Vigot, is an experienced entrepreneur with a strong focus on impact entrepreneurship, circular economy, agriculture and waste innovations. She is the CEO of Mister Rye, offering local and traceable alternative to plastic and imported drinking straws.

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Free Webinar: Your Future, Your Super legislation

The Government’s proposed Your Future, Your Super legislation, one of the key superannuation changes announced in the 2020 Federal budget in October 2020, may significantly change the way employers administer super for new employees.

This session hosted by Statewide Super is a must attend for Payroll and HR professionals involved in the on-boarding process to ensure you meet your superannuation obligations from 1 July 2021.

2021 Federal Budget key superannuation and retirement measures will also be outlined.

Webinar: Tax Planning for SME businesses for FY21

Join Director of RSM in Adelaide, Matthew Gordge, for a masterclass focusing on the tips and traps of EOFY tax planning and what you can do now to be prepared and put you in the best position come July 2021. Matthew has over 20 years of experience providing business, taxation and superannuation services to small to medium family businesses and individuals. He has particular expertise include transport, agribusiness, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, and health.
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Networking Drinks at Prohibition Liquor Co.

Enjoy a glass of quality South Australian Gin? Join us for networking drinks at Prohibition Liquor Co. and network with fellow Showcase SA members.

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Masterclass: Branding for Business Success

Branding tells your business’s story in an instant. It’s the way a customer perceives you, determines if they remember you and whether they trust you. In short, is extremely important.

Adam Carpenter is Co-Founder of booming gin distillery Prohibition Gin and the mastermind behind Toolbox Graphic Design. With over 20 years experience in the communications industry and 5 in the craft spirits industry, Adam has a wealth of knowledge to share.

Webinar: Get Your Super Sorted

We all know how important it is to invest in our superannuation, but when we fall on hard times it’s easy to feel the desire to dip into those long term savings. We’re also all no stranger to how doing so can be very detrimental to maximising our superannuation when it comes to retirement.

Statewide Super is a homegrown SA Industry Super fund, which prides itself on helping it’s members to nurture their superannuation. They want to help you achieve your financial goals and build your super balance for retirement. Come along to learn from the professionals all the tips and tricks for how to maximise your super!

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Masterclass: The Confident Public Speaker

Trained professional actor, Matt Hyde has over 20 years of experience in film and TV performance. For the past decade, Matt has been putting his performance skills to use in coaching clients on how to communicate and speak in public. 
 
Whether you’re presenting to the board, preparing for a TED Talk or leading the morning meeting, it’s crucial to be able to communicate with confidence.
 
In this masterclass Matt will help you gain skills in presentation techniques, effective delivery methods, and how to overcome anxiety, fear and nervousness when speaking publicly.
 
 

Industry Series
Insights Luncheon

Space

We’re going to be hosting our Industry Series a little bit differently this time. Our Industry Briefings and Insights Luncheon will both be held at our 2021 Industry Showcase Expo on Wednesday 28 April.

Adelaide is quickly becoming the innovation capital of Australia, attracting entrepreneurs and tech start-ups to the city to base themselves in newly developed facilities like Lot Fourteen. Space Innovation Precinct, Australian Space Agency, Mission Control Centre and Space Discovery Centre are just a few of the companies to now call Adelaide home.

Join us and hear from George Freney, Co-Founder of 11point2 and Andrew Nunn, South Australian Chief Entrepreneur speak about the space industry in South Australia over lunch

Industry Showcase Expo 2021

Showcase SA in partnership with the Office of the Industry Advocate will launch a new South Australian Industry Showcase to help SMEs and large companies across industries connect with decision makers and procurement staff of government agencies, other businesses.

This event is free for attendees and will allow businesses to gain insight into upcoming tenders and large-scale infrastructure projects.

Included in this event is a special Showcase SA Industry Briefing, Industry Insight luncheon, and a day-long exhibition.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available. Get in touch.

SOLD OUT
Networking Drinks: Rooftop Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets

Join us for Member Networking drinks, Rooftop Bar style at Hotel Indigo – Adelaide’s newest and highest CBD rooftop bars
 
With sweeping city views and a fully stocked bar showcasing some of the best South Australian Gin, Wine & Craft Beers, this event will be one not to miss.
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Masterclass: The Psychology of Change

While illusionists like David Copperfield or Penn & Teller have become household names by distorting perception to wow and delight their audience, we can use these same skills to position and frame employees and organisations to change.

Because this new world, full of volatility, is no friend to those struggling to respond with agility to new environments. Josephine Otimi, founder, Evolve MGMT Co., will teach you the tools of illusion to create a sense of urgency to motivating change.

Jo Marshall

Masterclass: Change is The New Normal

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The ability to adapt to change is a requirement for succeeding in our modern, turbulent world. After spending the last 20 years coaching teams and teaching them the skills to embrace change rather than shy away from it, Jo Marshall is an expert in adaptability and change management. Learning from Jo will leave you with high performing teams, a self-sustaining culture and a better bottom line.

Networking Drinks at Servcorp

We’re having drinks on the 24th level of the Westpac Building at the Adelaide office of the world’s finest workspace solutions company, Servcorp.

Servcorp is the leading provider in the World’s Finest Serviced Offices, Virtual Offices and Co-Working Solutions, with offices in 140 locations, 52 cities and 21 countries.

Come along to meet fellow Showcase SA members and businesses that operate out of the Servcorp offices.

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Industry BTS: Lot Fourteen tour

In the heart of Adelaide, a city recognised as one of the world’s most progressive places, the new neighbourhood is ready to change the game and discover the excitement of innovation.

Come along to walk through the Lot Fourteen site and go behind the scenes, where public cannot go. Your guide will be Rachel Walsh, Director of Place and Marketing at Lot Fourteen.

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International Women's Day
Inspiring Leaders - SOLD OUT

Women in Leadership

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Join us for lunch in the Magill Estate Wine Tunnels with some of Australia’s most inspiring women in leadership. International Women’s Day is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe. Come along to hear from Lord Mayor of Adelaide Sandy Verschoor, Order of Australia medal recipient Kathryn House, Chief Scientist for South Australia Caroline McMillen and Founder of Body Image Movement Taryn Brunfitt.

Member Exclusive: Jackson Vs Jackson Adelaide Fringe Show

The Adelaide Fringe award-winning & sell-out show is back! Pay tribute to the King and Queen of pop with back to back Michael, Janet and Jackson 5 mash-ups in the signature style of creator Charmaine Jones. Your favourite hits take on a new face, pick up a new pace and light up the stage in this Thriller performance.

Jackson Vs Jackson is delivered by Jones and renowned vocal powerhouse, Gospo Collective who will rock your world. Expect a new venue and a bigger and better show that’s jam-packed with hit after hit from their award-winning and sell-out Adelaide Fringe seasons and new grooves to make you dance in your seat.

Member Networking Drinks brought to you by Loftus Technology

Networking. It’s without a doubt one of the most important things you can do for your business. It’s how you meet your next client, where conversation starts for your next sponsorship and where you learn from fellow business professionals.

Your network is your net worth, so come along and meet some of Adelaide’s top level business professionals

This is a member exclusive event.

Showcase SA Masterclass: Top Keywords with Binh Nguyen at The Monastery, Urrbrae (August 2019) pic: Matthew Kroker Photography

Masterclass: Digital Marketing for the B2B Industry

There are a lot of misconceptions around digital marketing when it comes to selling B2B products and services. That’s because the customer lifecycle and purchasing decision making process for B2B is very different to that of B2C.

So how do you sell B2B products and services effectively, and how do you leverage digital marketing to get your point across to key decision makers? Binh will attempt to give you a framework for marketing B2B services via the digital landscape.

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Industry Briefing

Food & Wine

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South Australian icon Darren Thomas from Thomas Foods International, Leonie Muldoon from the Department of Trade and Investment, Brian Smedley, CEO of SA Wine Industry Association and Kris Lloyd, cheese maker at Woodside Cheese are the panelists headlining our industry briefing. Come learn about the upcoming opportunities within the Food & Wine sector.

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Masterclass: Creating business culture

How to create a company culture that drives extraordinary results in this uncertain and rapidly changing world.

Michelle Stanton is the founder and CEO of Zone Culture. Zone Culture helps visionary leaders build human capital, transform their culture, overcome human constraints and turn their values into a lived reality.

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Industry Series
Insights Lunch

Food & Wine

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Barossa icon Maggie Beer will provide members a unique insight into the food and wine industry in South Australia as our Industry Insights keynote speaker in February. Hear from the culinary legend and leading South Australian business owner, and gain an understanding of the challenges facing the food, wine and regional business sectors.

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Inspiring Leaders Lunch
SOLD OUT

Lunch with Operation Flinders & Dr Richard Harris, 2019 Australian of the Year

Dr Richard Haris SC OAM is a leading Adelaide anaesthetist and the 2019 Australian of the Year recipient as one of the two Australian cave divers who rescued a junior soccer team trapped in a network of caves in Thailand.

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Giovanna Toldi

Masterclass: Business Planning and Strategy

Kickstart 2021 with a look at how to optimise your business strategy. Giovanna Toldi from Strategia Toldi will step Showcase SA members through the ins and outs of strategic planning and provide insights into how to approach planning for the future as we emerge from COVID-19.

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Perfect for small business
$ 500* Valued at $2,000
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$ 2500* Valued at over $4,000
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  • Industry Series tickets

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