Upcoming events

    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • BDO 38 Stations Street Subiaco


    Donny Walford, Managing Director behind closed doors, together with BDO, have great pleasure in inviting you to a Business Women’s Connexions Networking Evening.

    Our Guest Speaker for March will be Kate Lamont.

    Thursday March 21 5:30 - 7:30pm

    BDO, Perth

    Kate Lamont has more than three decades of experience in the wine, food and tourism industries in Western Australia. 

    She has overseen the development of her family’s business from a tiny one person farm to an integrated food and wine group with 80 employees.

    As one of Western Australia’s best known chefs, Kate Lamont has written four cook books.

    Kate is experienced in developing new, relevant and desirable products that attract new customers as well as keep existing users satisfied, advocating and spending. 

    The family operates popular licenced restaurants, cellar door and specialist wine stores in the Swan Valley, Margaret River, the Perth CBD and Cottesloe.

    Kate has worked in the service sector for 30 years, speaks to customers every day and has a genuine sense of what appeals to various demographics and ages.  In 2018 Kate was appointed as Chair of the Committee for Perth Board.

    Join us as Kate shares with us lessons learned on her career journey, meet the team from behind closed doors and network with like-minded women.

    Thursday March 21, 2019
    5.30pm – 7.30pm
    BDO
    38 Station Street, Subiaco

    This special event is offered at no cost to members and guests. Canapés and drinks will be provided. Numbers are limited.  Please register at eventbrite 


    https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/perth-business-women-connexions-networking-event-with-kate-lamont-registration-57481108543

    This event is proudly supported by the BDO

    • 28 Mar 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Street, Adelaide
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    CEDA  SA Women and Leadership Series Launch

    Guest Speakers Donny Walford and Elaine Bensted

    Thursday 28 March 2019 11:45am - 2pm

    BCD would like to extend an invitation to you to join a hosted table at the CEDA Launch at an exclusive BCD price.

    Normally $195 for CEDA members and $310 for non members, Donny Walford extends an invitation to our network to join a table at a special price of just $110 per person. 

    Please purchase your ticket today - Thursday March 21 to ensure your name is included in the list of attendees and you have a printed name tag for the event. Registrations after today may have hand written name badges. 

    We have only one table at this exclusive price we apologise if it sells out quickly.


    EVENT OVERVIEW

    For this year’s Women and Leadership series CEDA will focus on the tools, programs and initiatives that can affect change in organisations to drive gender equality and diversity more broadly. The series will also explore how the changing nature of work provides opportunity to harness the disruption underway to challenge and transform the structures and thinking that perpetuate gender inequality in the workplace. 

    CEDA welcomes Donny Walford and Elaine Bensted to kick off this important series. 

    Elaine Bensted is Chief Executive of Zoos SA which operates both Adelaide and Monarto Zoo and has been in this role since September 2012. Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive, Elaine held the position of Chief Executive for TAFE SA and preceding this held senior roles in both state and local government. Elaine has also worked in the private finance sector, within human resources and training management, operation and project management and bank branch manager roles. Elaine’s qualifications include an MBA and a Masters in Public Policy and Management. Elaine also holds qualifications in accounting and finance.




    • 2 Apr 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • AIM 2/83 Currie Street


    Adelaide Connexionsbehind closed doors, together with AIM, are delighted to announce Sandy Verschoor, Lord Mayor of Adelaide, as Connexions guest speaker.

     Sandy was elected as an Area Councillor in the 2015 by-election and served as Deputy Lord Mayor from June 2017 to November 2018. She has had a career in both the public and private sectors, not-for-profits, and Local and State government.

    Sandy has contributed to the success of Adelaide’s thriving arts and culture community for more than two decades, including having been CEO of the Adelaide Fringe and the Adelaide Festival, as well as producer of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas in 2018. 

    She has been on numerous boards including the Adelaide Convention Bureau, Premier’s Climate Change Council, Adelaide Film Festival, Capital City Committee, as well as a trustee of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and Chairs a disability housing solutions organisation Aliro Ltd.

    A behind closed doors Alumni, one of the founding Executive members in Adelaide, please join us as Sandy shares an insight into her career journey and some lessons learned along the way.

    Meet the team from behind closed doors and our generous Supporters AIM and Paracombe Wines, hear from an inspirational speaker and network with like-minded women.

    Tuesday April 2 2019
    5.30pm – 7.30pm
    AIM, 2/83 Currie Street, Adelaide 

    Register now!

    This special event is offered free to members.

    Guests are invited to attend one complimentary Connexions event.

    Connexions membership is available at $295 plus GST per annum for four quarterly events.


    For all the details please find out more and register at Eventbrite 

    This event is proudly supported by AIM

    • 2 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Orso, 36 Kensington Road, Rose Park
    Register


    You Are Invited

    Executive Business Leaders Dinner 

    Peter Malinauskas


    Donny Walford, Managing Director Bottomline and behind closed doors, would be delighted if you would join her at an exclusive Business Leaders Dinner with dinner guest, Leader of the Opposition, Hon Peter Malinauskas.

    where: Orso Upstairs Private Dining Room, 36 Kensington Road, Rose Park

    when: Thursday 2 May 2019

    time:   6pm for 6:30pm seated

    cost:   $200 + GST

    includes: 4 course shared tasting menu, wine, tea/coffee

    RSVPPlease register by Thursday 21 March 

    *Please note this is an invitation only event - invitations are not transferrable.  

    *Numbers are limited to a maximum of 30 attendees.

Past events

21 Mar 2019 Perth Lunch and Learn with Heather Warner
7 Mar 2019 Invitation Only Fringe Event 2019
20 Feb 2019 Melbourne Connexions: Guest Speaker John Harnden
20 Feb 2019 Melbourne Lunch and Learn with Bonnie Power
11 Dec 2018 Melbourne Connexions: Guest Speaker Michele Levine
29 Nov 2018 Perth Connexions: Guest Speaker Sue Murphy
29 Nov 2018 Perth Lunch and Learn with Gaye McMatch Nov 29
22 Nov 2018 Adelaide Connexions: Guest Speaker Linda Fellows
15 Nov 2018 Paracombe Wines Networking Dinner
8 Nov 2018 Sydney Connexions on the Harbour
8 Nov 2018 Sydney Lunch and Learn with Tania Watson
12 Oct 2018 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham's Annual Business Lunch
2 Oct 2018 Adelaide Lunch and Learn with Vesna Cavic October 2
27 Sep 2018 Adelaide Connexions: Guest Speaker Hon Vickie Chapman MP
11 Sep 2018 Sydney Connexions: Guest Speaker Libby Lyons
11 Sep 2018 Sydney Lunch and Learn with Kathryn Sforcina
7 Sep 2018 Be Connected Day 2018
6 Sep 2018 Adelaide Storytelling Workshop Sept 6
6 Sep 2018 Adelaide Leading with Humour Workshop Sept 6
14 Aug 2018 Adelaide Lunch and Learn with Sheree Sullivan August 14
19 Jul 2018 behind closed doors, 10th Birthday Party
17 Jul 2018 Perth Lunch and Learn with Deanne Carter July 17
28 Jun 2018 Melbourne Connexions: Guest Speaker Carly Findlay
28 Jun 2018 Melbourne Lunch and Learn with Yamini Naidu
20 Jun 2018 Adelaide Introduction to Behind Closed Doors
19 Jun 2018 Adelaide Connexions: Guest Speaker Hon Peter Malinauskas MP
18 May 2018 Sydney Lunch and Learn with Donny Walford
17 May 2018 Sydney Connexions: Guest Speaker Emily Kucukalic
11 May 2018 Adelaide Lunch and Learn with Tracy Maxted May 11 2018
19 Apr 2018 Adelaide Connexions: Guest Speaker Kelly Jamieson
19 Apr 2018 Adelaide Introduction to Behind Closed Doors
18 Apr 2018 Adelaide Introduction to Behind Closed Doors
27 Mar 2018 Perth Member and Invited Guests Networking Evening
27 Mar 2018 Perth Lunch and Learn with Donny Walford
1 Mar 2018 Adelaide Come and Try Kundalini Yoga with Alexandra Laws
20 Feb 2018 Melbourne Connexions: Guest Speaker Prof Anne Lytle
16 Feb 2018 Adelaide Introduction to Behind Closed Doors

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