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Networking Event - LUNCHEON

Location: BRISBANE | QLD
Venue: Colmslie Hotel & Conference Centre, Cnr of Wynnum & Junction Roads, Morningside, Brisbane
Date: Wednesday, 18 October, 2017
Time: 11:30AM - 2:00PM
RSVP Date: Friday, 13 October, 2017

Trademark 101: How To Stop Copycats and Protect Your Business From Your Competitors

Binh Rey - Principal Consultant, Seriously Trademarks

Binh Rey, Principal Seriously TrademarksSmall business owners often focus on developing products and services and how they can differentiate themselves from their competitors in the market place. But all of this time, money and effort could be completely wasted if as part of the process they don't protect their business ideas, designs and concepts legally.

There is nothing more frustrating or heartbreaking than finding your website has been copied, your tag line has been borrowed, someone is using a logo just like yours or your ideas have been stolen.

Equally, how would you feel if you woke up one morning only to get a 'Cease and Desist' letter forcing you to stop using your brand that you have invested in?

Over lunch you'll learn the ins and outs of protecting your business from Trademark Specialist, Binh Rey. She will be discussing the basic concepts of what a trademark is, the processes involved in trademarking as well as looking at real life case studies involved in branding strategy. 

Don't leave yourself and your business open to theft and copycats - come along to lunch, network with other business women on the same page as you and discover how and why trademarking adds value to your business and how you can use it to protect your business from competitors.

About Binh Rey:

Binh Rey is the Principal Consultant and Founder of Seriously Trademarks, she is passionate about helping people and companies to successfully brand and protect their most important business asset, their name. Binh has worked in senior marketing and sales roles within the IT industry for over 15 years, and thus truly understands the importance of branding products and/or services to gain a competitive edge in the market place.

Binh holds a Masters of Business in Marketing from the University of Technology, Sydney and has worked within the trademarking services industry for the last five years. Her trademark success rate for clients is over 85% since establishing Seriously Trademarks. She really enjoys learning and helping people find the right protection for their brand.

What you'll learn from Binh:

  • Why trademarking is so important to your business.
  • How trademarking will protect your business from third parties. 
  • The differences trademarks and what is applicable to your business.
  • How to trademark your business - the process and responsibilities involved in owning a trademark.

How to promote your business at this event:

Brochure or Product Sample Distribution: WNA Members who bring a door prize to this event are entitled to place their promotional flyers or product samples onto the seats for all the guests in attendance. Read details about how to participate.

FREE Expo Tables: Whilst making an online booking WNA Members have the option of securing a Free Expo Table. If the option doesn't appear it indicates all spaces have been secured. Read details about how to participate.

Menu:

On Arrival: Pre-luncheon drink followed by cash bar.

Main: Four point lamb rack, roasted sweet potato, green pea puree and rosemary jus.

Alternative Main (Vegetarian): Lemon pepper fried tofu, smokey mash, toasted almond butter and seasonal greens.

Dessert: Individual lemon curd tart, strawberry coulis and fresh cream.

Note: Dessert will be served with freshly made tea and coffee.

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 3 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.

Parking:

FREE ample undercover parking is available at this venue.

Tickets:

Members: $79.00 | Visitors: $99.00 Join WNA Now and book at the discounted Member Rate.

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