The South West Victorian Chapter of Thriving Communities Partnership is set to host the first Connect to Thrive Exhibition 2021 - Virtual Zoom Event, featuring guest speakers from the South West Region in an interactive virtual event. The exhibition provides a platform for community organisations, businesses and government to foster deeper connections and find opportunities for collaboration and partnerships.
The two events within the exhibition will be focused on themes covering health, access & inclusion, education & employment and community strength. At each event, participants from across sectors will come together to:
- Hear from a diverse range of speakers presenting pitches for collaboration on emerging or innovative South West Victorian initiatives.
- Engage in a 1-hour, interactive breakout room session with a presenter of their choosing to explore opportunities for connection and collaboration in response to their pitch.
Event One – Connect to Thrive Exhibition 2021 - Virtual Zoom Event
When: Monday 26 April 2021
Time: 1pm to 3pm AEST
Speakers: Emma Mahoney, Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West, Cathryn Walder & Bernard GalBally, Live4Life & Tom Richardson, Find Your Voice all-abilities choir
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Event Two – Connect to Thrive Exhibition 2021 - Virtual Zoom Event
When: Monday 3 May 2021
Time: 5pm to 7pm AEST
Speakers: Emily Falla, Wata Waetnanda group, Emily Lee-Ack, South West Local Learning & Employment Network & Ailiche Goddard-Clegg, HYCEL Deakin
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Who should attend:
“The exhibition is aimed at anyone who is interested in contributing to and supporting the South West Victorian community, and those who really want to understand the key issues in our region and what we can do about addressing them together. It provides a space to connect and collaborate with others to contribute to a collective goal.” – Kellie King, co-lead of the Chapter.
This event is supported by Wannon Water, South West Local Learning & Employment Network and the South West Victoria Chapter Working Group, in conjunction with the Thriving Communities Partnership, this event is set to be an annual exhibition.
Organisations of the TCP South West Victoria Chapter Working Group include Wannon Water, South West Local Learning & Employment Network, Southern Grampians/Glenelg Primary Care Partnership, Brophy Family and Youth Services, NAB, Salvation Army, Glenelg Shire Council, Deakin University.