Melbourne SMBiT Professionals March Meeting

  • 26 Mar 2014
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Parkview Hotel 562 St Kilda Road Melbourne


  • Member of SMBiT Professionals Melbourne
  • Member visiting from another chapter
  • Representative of Vendor Sponsor
  • Prospective member, friend or contact of existing member
  • Representative of Vendor, not a sponsor

Registration is closed

7PM Wednesday 26th March 2014

(SMBiT Professionals Melbourne usually meets on the last Wednesday of the month)


Members who register for the meeting using the link in this invitation will be eligible to enter the draw for the

SPECIAL DOOR PRIZES* - see below for prize details

Got a friend or associate working in IT for SMB? Invite your colleagues to come along too. Members, who invite potential new members, will get an additional entry per guest in the prize draw.


Parkview Hotel 562 St Kilda Road Melbourne

See: Google map

Ample free parking in St Kilda Rd and Roy St after 6PM

Pre-Meeting Dinner in Lime Restaurant from 6PM

Please try to make it – all welcome!

Set menu of 4 choices, cost $25, including 1 drink

Guest Presenters

Worry Free Business Security Professional 9.0 with IWSaaS

Presented by Adam Bradley, Field Services Engineer

Trend Micro - Silver Sponsor

Trend Micro™ Worry-Free™ Business Security Professional, building from Worry-Free Advanced, the professional package gives you total control over your users’ web access. With the inclusion of Trend Micro’s cloud based InterScan™ Web Security as a Service (IWSaaS) your employees will be protected from web based threats on any device while in the office or on the road. The new 9.0 features include mobile device security using Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync that transparently protects your employees. The presentation will be delving into the new features of version 9.0 and also showing you a live demo of IWSaaS.

Each attendee will receive a Trend Micro 'show bag'.

Business Software Shootout

Presented by Colin Atkinson, MD of CA Management Services

What are your options when your business has outgrown its systems?

Where to from MYOB, QuickBooks etc.?

To the “Cloud” or keep it in-house?

Colin will explain what you need to consider in making a change, the benefits, the traps, and the big picture.

Colin Atkinson BSc, ACA, AACS, is a chartered accountant who also holds a degree in computing. Colin is one of the few Chartered Accountants who is recognized as an IT Specialist by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. CA Management Services is a leading accounting software support organisation with a proven history of successful installations in a wide range of systems.

Roundtable Discussion

Discussing problems and issues ....

After Meeting Drinks

Stay awhile and have a drink and a chat with your mates

*This month’s awesome prizes:


Prize 1: Voyager Legend Headset

Prize 2: Huntkey Power Pack


To be eligible to win a Door Prize, attendees must:

  • Be paid-up members of SMBiT Professionals
  • Have registered for the event on the membership website
  • Be wearing their SMBiT Professionals name badge
  • Have registered for the event on the membership website by 9AM on the day of the meeting

Members are entitled to an additional chance in the prize draw for each guest who is a membership prospect.



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