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Thu 19 Mar @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

QLD | Networking Event | Brisbane


Sharing Stories about Strange Birds Is Good For Business

Women’s Network Australia (WNA) bring together a collective group of empowered women, empowering women. With more women than ever now running their own small business in Australia, WNA is passionate about making a difference and being the voice for women in business.

Are you finding it hard to get away to business networking events during the day? Our next event might be just the solution.

Join us at The Matriarch for our Ideas After Dark Event.  The perfect opportunity to increase your visibility and profile after work.  We will start off the night off with networking drinks and nibbles. Followed by our two inspirational speakers Leeanne Puglisi-Gangemi and Robyn Puglisi-Henderson from  Ballandean Estate Wines  with a splash of wine tasting as well.  We will find out more about the renowned ‘Strange Bird’ varietals in Queensland Region.

Our Guest Speakers:

Leeanne Puglisi-Gangemi is an outstanding advocate for Queensland’s burgeoning wine industry and one of Australia’s most influential women in wine. At the end of 2018, Leeanne was elected to the Winemaker’s Federation (WFA) board. She is the second Queensland board member to be elected since WFA’s 1999 inauguration and the first Queensland female board member to be elected. As a fourth-generation operator of Ballandean Estate, Ms Puglisi-Gangemi has worked tirelessly as an industry ambassador for decades.

Robyn Puglisi-Henderson is Ballandean Estate’s problem solver who keeps the business thriving. Her expertise in export trade, sales, business administration while mixing in family business make Robyn’s life in a regional winery fulfilling. She is married to Lirah vinegar maker Ian Henderson, another successful local business.

Our Venue:

The Matriarch is a smart, sophisticated and a romantic dining destination, featuring a VIP room,  private cocktails bar, a beautiful olive trees garden and a romantic styled indoor garden atrium.  Situated in Newstead, there is ample off street parking as well as  Secure Parking options close by.

Special Diets:  Special dietary requirements are to be indicated in the comments section of your booking form. Due to venue policy we are required to give five (5) working days notice prior to this event for special diets that are to be served on the day.  Sorry, but any special diet bookings received after this time cannot be guaranteed. To discuss further contact us on T: 1800 052 476.

Tickets:  Purchase tickets here.  WNA Members: $55.00  Visitors: $85.00
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