• GS1 Australia's Open Day - 6 June 2018

    There’s more to your GS1 Australia membership than you ever knew!

    Are you a small to medium business? Are you trading on Amazon or with the major retailers? Come and learn how the GS1 system can help you sell your products online and through traditional channels.

    Attend education and information sessions, including talks from Small Business Victoria, an accomplished author, speaker and trainer and an experienced Amazon seller. These speakers and more will be teaching small businesses how to grow and be successful.

    Watch the supply chain in action by participating in a GS1works tour and speak to Solution Providers on how they can help you with hardware, software and systems advice.

    You will also have the opportunity to view how GS1 services help enhance your business processes and deliver great benefits. Speak to our GS1 services professionals and watch demonstrations available all day at the expo.

    Free event, open to all members with prizes to be won, barista coffee and light refreshments provided.

    Tickets to the sessions are limited so register today.

    Register here!

  • Renee Giarrusso


    Renee Giarrusso 
    Author, Mentor, Trainer & Facilitator, Accredited Coach & iWAM Profiler

    Growing Your Business
    Renee Giarrusso is a communication, sales and leadership expert and has been working with leaders, teams and businesses to take their results, communication and leadership to the next level for over a decade.
    Working across 24 industries, including GS1 Australia, Renee is obsessed with working with people and businesses who want to take their results and potential to the next level. An accomplished author, speaker, trainer and coach, Renee will be presenting a talk on what it takes to grow your business outside of the obvious things to focus on.

    Session times:
    8:30am - 9:00am
    3:00pm - 3:30pm

  • Christena Singh        

    Christena Singh
    Manager - Small Business Policy                                              Small Business Victoria

    Small Business Victoria

    Each year, Small Business Victoria connects with over 50,000 small businesses around the state. Christena Singh, Manager, Small Business Policy will talk about practical advice and assistance that the Victorian Government can provide you to help you plan for growth in your business. Christena will share how you can easily access Small Business Victoria's online information, newsletters and social media, connect with new markets and other business owners, and increase your business management skills through workshops on 26 practical topics to help your business grow. 

    Session times: 
    10:30am - 11:00am
    2:00pm - 2:30pm  

  • Sue Schmid        

    Sue Schmid 
    Head of Customer Relations & Standards                             GS1 Australia

    Barcode Basics

    Ever wondered how those black and white lines appear on your product, or is it just a magical mystery? This session will give you a very high level introduction to the basics of getting a barcode onto your product, from allocating the numbers to printing the barcode and all the lines in between.

    Session times:
    11:30am - 12:00pm 
    4:00pm - 4:30pm

  • Calliope Sofianopoulos       
    Calliope Sofianopoulos  
    Amazon Expert & Founder of Gassani Accessories                            

    Calliope Sofianopoulos helps businesses to create brands, source products and get listed on Amazon and a variety of other Marketplaces.

    Amazon is in Australia and it's here to stay. It has already disrupted the eCommerce Industry in the last year and is set to disrupt it even more with Prime membership going live in 2018. If you are starting a business or already have a brand in Australia, this is your opportunity to take advantage of Marketplace selling. Come and learn from Calli's business experiences and gain guidance from her journey.

    Session times: 
    1:00pm - 1:30pm 
    5:00pm - 5:30pm

  • GS1works is the physical demonstration of all that is possible within the GS1 system.

    You will be taken through a supply chain journey from the supply of raw materials, through production, finished goods warehousing and distribution, retail and ultimate consumption. You will learn of the role the GS1 system plays in creating greater visibility, accuracy, efficiency and productivity at every point along the way.

    Session times: 
    Running every hour from 8:00am - 12:00pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm.

  • Our network of Solution Providers helps with the fast and accurate implementation of GS1 standards, and contributes to ongoing innovation in supply chain management.

    Looking for an expert to help you implement GS1 standards quickly and accurately? From barcode labelling to data warehousing, our extensive network of Solution Providers is here to help.

    Available times:

    7:30am - 7:00pm

  • Come and speak to GS1's industry and service experts, who are here to help you leverage the benefits of your GS1 membership.

    Watch demonstrations and learn about services such as: Barcode Check, Product Launch, Recall, National Product Catalogue, Smart Media and Photography.

    Available times: 
    7:30am - 7:00pm