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Traders Connect

 

Here's what's on at the Trader Lounge:

COVID-19 Pandemic Disruption

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and given the restrictions, SBMS is providing virtual support.  Although we are not on site, our mentors are here to help you and are available for virtual video conferences and phone meetings.

MENTOR ON DUTY

* By appointment - Please contact Madalen Ross, [email protected] to arrange a meeting with a mentor on duty.
**The assigned Mentor on Duty may change. 
***Virtual days in November may change to 'in residence' at the Trader Lounge depending on COVID restrictions.

Resident Mentor: Madalen Ross is on duty Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

October 2021

November 2021

December 2021

January 2022

Wed 6th Wed 3rd Thur 2nd  Thur 6th
Keith Hinson
       (Sales, Marketing, Finance)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1387

Tony De Stefano
(Retail, Hospitality, Sales and Planning)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1233
Spoken Language: Italian

Katya Ellis
(Online, Marketing and Sales)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1341
Spoken Language: Russian

Jeremy Horey
(Marketing, Sales, IT, Web and Online)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1438 
Wed 13th Wed 10th Fri 3rd Fri 7th 
Sara Pantaleo
(Finance, Management, Marketing, Planning, Sales)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1431
Spoken Languages: Italian
Sara Pantaleo
(Finance, Management, Marketing, Planning, Sales)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1431
Spoken Languages: Italian
Keith Hinson
       (Sales, Marketing, Finance)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1387
Keith Hinson
       (Sales, Marketing, Finance)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1387 
Wed 20 Wed 17th Thur 9th Thur 13th 
Peter Topping
(Sales, Marketing, Online)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1413
Jeremy Horey
Marketing, Sales, IT, Web and Online
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1438
Peter Topping
(Sales, Marketing, Online)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1413
Peter Topping
(Sales, Marketing, Online)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1413 
Wed 27 Wed 24th Fri 10th  Fri 14th
Tony De Stefano
(Retail, Hospitality, Sales and Planning)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1233
Spoken Language: Italian
Neil Wedd
(Marketing and Promotion)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1216
Jeremy Horey
(Marketing, Sales, IT, Web and Online)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1438 
 Tony De Stefano
(Retail, Hospitality, Sales and Planning)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1233
Spoken Language: Italian
    Thur 16th  Thur 20th
    Neil Wedd
(Marketing and Promotion)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1216
 Neil Wedd
(Marketing and Promotion)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1216
    Fri 17th  Fri 21st
    Maggie Knight
(Marketing - Planning - Arts & Recreation)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1251
Spoken Languages: French, Indonesian
 Maggie Knight
(Marketing - Planning - Arts & Recreation)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1251
Spoken Languages: French, Indonesian
      Thur 27th 
      Katya Ellis
(Online, Marketing and Sales)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1341
Spoken Language: Russian 
      Fri 28th 
       Sara Pantaleo
(Finance, Management, Marketing, Planning, Sales)
https://www.sbms.org.au/mentors/profile/1431
Spoken Languages: Italian

Business Workshops

Please contact Madalen, [email protected].

Need help with any of the following? We can help for FREE

  • Digital Marketing
  • New website
  • Update existing website
  • Graphic Design (signage, business cards etc, re-usable bag design)
  • New Brand Design
  • Logo Update
  • Product Photography
  • Videos
  • Marketing Material Creation

SBMS is working with a number of Universities including RMIT, LaTrobe, Chisholm and Deakin to host student interns to gain professional experience and practice the skills they are studying. The students are ready to help traders with these tasks and more.

Contact [email protected] or call 1300 631 171

Not sure what help you need?

Normally you could drop in and have a coffee or a chat with Madalen or any of the Mentors from SBMS on Tuesday/Thursday or Friday between 10 am and 2 pm.  Given the circumstances, please email us to set up a suitable time.

You can also book to see a specific mentor, attend workshops, meet special guests, or just come to relax and enjoy a cuppa with other traders.

Access outside these hours requires a swipe card - to get one fill in the form at the Lounge or ask your Precinct Manager.

SBMS is proud to be working with the City of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market management to provide support for all market traders through an innovative program called Trader Connect.

For more information about the Trader Connect Program go to http://qvm.com.au/trader-support/

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SBMS is proudly supported by the Victorian Government & Small Business Victoria