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

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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.
 
 

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: 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.

Networking Drinks at Prohibition Liquor Co.

If you’re a fan of handmade, local, small batch craft Gin, you’re in for a real treat at our next member Networking Drinks. We are inviting our members to mingle and network whilst enjoying the hospitality of Prohibition Liquor Co.

Internationally acclaimed, Prohibition’s Distillery Tasting Room in the heart of the CBD is truly an experience rather than just a venue. It features over 100 craft gin types and if you’re lucky, Adam Carpenter might show you around their copper distilling pot, the only of its kind in Adelaide’s CBD.

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
 
 

RECENT EVENTS

Industry Series
Insights Luncheon

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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.

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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.

Michelle stanton

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
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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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Industry Series Briefing: Travel

Key speakers from the travel industry spoke to Showcase SA members on the state of the sector following the challenge of 2020’s COVID-19 pandemic.

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Online Masterclass: Health and Wellness

Invigor Wellbeing’s Anthony Hart will take Showcase SA members through the importance of growing and maintaining a Culture of Care within businesses, and why now more than ever we need to build positive employer-employee relationships. Key takeouts from this event include: 

Inspiring Australians to take care of their mind and physical wellbeing.
We work to unite employers with employees by building a shared ‘Culture of Care’.
Invigor Wellbeing creates mind and physical wellbeing programs that are right for you, your staff and the times we are living in.

Industry Briefing | Agribusiness Prohibition Liquor Co, with Ray Borda [Macro Group Australia & Chair of Food South Australia], Adam Carpenter [Prohibition Liquor Co] and Steve Thomson [Gazander Oysters/Oysters SA] (August 2020) pic: Matthew Kroker

Success Stories with Prohibition Liquor Co

South Australia is doing everything it can to avoid a second wave of COVID-19, which means businesses are again forced to recalibrate their strategy to survive. 

Prohibition Liquor Co’s success story from the first lockdown is one that can inspire and encourage businesses during the new series of restrictions. Join Showcase SA CEO and Co-Founder Steve Testar and Prohibition Liquor’s co-founder Adam Carpenter to learn about how this CBD distiller, bar and cafe operator found new ways of operating in April to emerge in a robust position when restrictions eased.

Ally Nitschke from Made for more communications

Online Masterclass: Communicating in a Crisis

High performance leader and founder of Made for More, Ally Nitschke will take Showcase SA Members through core mechanisms to communicate effectively during times of crisis. 

Knowing what you need to communicate and getting your message across.
– Communication styles for different listeners.
– Communication cadence and delivery methods.

Online Member Networking

Jump online and share stories, support each other and keep connecting with fellow members during lockdown. 

Jo Marshall

Digital Masterclass: Managing Morale in the New Normal

With Jo Marshall from Culturise

This event will be delivered in an online webinar format owing to COVID-19 advice.

Join our panel of industry leaders discussing the potential challenges – and opportunities – facing South Australia’s business sectors as we exit 2020 in far different shape – domestically and internationally – than we started it.

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Industry Series: Insights Breakfast International Impact on Business

With Christina Bellantoni (USC Annenberg School of Communications)

Join Prof. Christina Bellantoni from the USC Annenberg School of Communications for a unique, exclusive analysis of the upcoming US Presidential Election and what a Trump or Biden presidency could mean for business in Australia.

Dr Rebecca Holie, Business Risk Management specialist

Masterclass
Business Risk Management and Resilience

Presenter: Dr Rebecca Hoile

Dr Rebecca Hoile is one of SA’s foremost experts on crisis and risk management, having worked for the WHO and Interpol. With a PhD in forensic science, degree in medical microbiology and qualifications in policy development and business continuity, her Masterclass aided Showcase SA members in thinking about how to assess business risk.

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Inspiring Leaders
Lunch

With Bruce Djite

From the USA to Australia, across Asia and back to Adelaide, Bruce Djite has racked up his fair share of frequent flyer points in a decade-long professional football career. He spoke to Showcase SA Platinum CEOs and leaders at our October Inspiring Leaders lunch.

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October Member Networking

Showcase SA Members convened at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant in October for our regular member networking event.

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Showcase SA Budget Breakdown presented by Bentleys

The Hon Christopher Pyne was our key note speaker for the first Showcase SA Budget Breakdown presented by Bentleys, where he gave an SA-specific analysis of what the budget means for South Australian business

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$ 500* Valued at $2,000
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