2018 ASCA Symposium
July 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm$110 – $1200
Following the success of the inaugural ASCA Symposium in 2017, the Symposium is back for 2018!
To be held on Sunday 29 July in Sydney, the Symposium will focus on improving your café business. The day is a great opportunity for café owners and their staff to learn more about financial growth, improving social media presence, staying happy and healthy in the workplace, planning the perfect menu and promoting sustainability.
9:30am – Arrival coffee
9:40am-9:45am – Welcome from Brent Williams, ASCA President
9:45am-10:30am – “Back to basics: business establishment and growth advice” with Peter Panagiotopoulos, Director at Craft Legal and Nadi Elias, CEO of Equus Partners and author of Count More Beans
10:30am-11:30am – “Be your best self: social media marketing” with Chanice Parker, Creative Director at Social Origin, Rachael Hedges, Digital PR and Communications Manager at Wiley and Yael Barkhan, Sydney Food Stylist
11:30am-11:45am – Coffee break
11:45am-12:45pm – “Staying sane: how to address mental health in the workplace” with Georgina Lumb, Soho Coffee Roasters, Kyle Rutten, Suntory Coffee and Mark Leopold, beyondblue
12:45pm-1:45pm – Lunch
1:45pm-2:15pm – “Taste of perfection: menu planning” with Pat Nourse, Managing Editor and Chief Restaurant Critic at Gourmet Traveller
2:15pm-3:15pm – “It’s easy being green: sustainability” with Nell Macdonald, Special Projects Manager at Planet Ark and Anthony Peyton, PREP