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CEO MESSAGE - DARE TO INNOVATE
  
 
If the ability to rethink and re-imagine is the hallmark of innovation, then the launch of the Advance network in 2002 surely proved Australia’s aptitude for innovating. We believed that diplomacy is something to take part in, not something that takes place behind closed doors, and we saw first-hand how unexpected encounters can lead to the brightest achievements. [More...]
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SUCCESSFUL GROWTH STRATEGIES
FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Advance was honoured to launch the World Economic Forum - Global Entrepreneurship Report on the Successful Growth Strategies for Early Stage Entrepreneurs at Stanford University. George Foster, Professor of Management at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford, led the largest ever study of global entrepreneurial companies across all continents. [More...]
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BOTTOM OF THE CLASS TO PRESIDENTIAL ADVISOR - MEET PIPPA MALMGRE

pippa.jpg“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone, so get comfortable with being uncomfortable. I have a seven year old daughter who is already asking me, ‘what should I be when I grow up?’ My answer is many, many things. I believe in multiple careers.” 
In high school Pippa was ranked in the bottom two percent of her class of 750. How did this women go on to advise two American presidents? Watch one of the most compelling videos about defying odds and achieving the impossible. [More...]
 
 
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AHHHA – TURNING IDEAS INTO PROFIT

What’s the difference between you and Thomas Edison? Execution! Ideas are cheap, but execution is rare. As a visionary, you are not alone. Someone somewhere is probably having the exact same “ahhha moment” right now. At ahhha.com you can be the first to stake your claim and own that idea. Ahhha.com puts social ideation into action - a ground-breaking concept where many people can participate in idea generation and bring great ideas to life. [More…]
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FUTURE360 WITH SARAH BACKHOUSE
 
Advance first met Sarah Backhouse in Los Angeles. She is the globetrotting journalist investigating the coolest, most compelling sustainability stories. Advance is collaborating on Sarah’s latest project, Future360, a video news show featuring cutting edge technology and green innovation that is shaping the future. Future360 explores how we will live, work, commute and power a more sustainable tomorrow. [More…] 
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THE SEXY GREEN
 
In her first assignment, Sarah heads to Tesla Motors in Santa Monica, California to meet with the team behind Tesla’s roadster; the high performance sports car that is run completely on electric power. The carbon fiber roadster is the only electric vehicle that performs like a sports car, but is twice as efficient as a hybrid.
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CREATIVE FUTURES: HOW WILL BUSINESS BE TRANSFORMED THROUGH CREATIVE AND DIGITAL CAPABILITY? 
 
The brisk pace of international growth enabled by technology, and the quest to create innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to address new market demands, could make thinking about the future daunting to the point of entering the no-go zone. Craig Davis, Co-Chairman and Chief Creative Director of Publicis Mojo has some ideas to share. [More…]
 
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WHICH INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE INSPIRES YOU?
 
Advance collaborator Creative Industries Innovation Centre asked some of Australia’s most creative folk what inspires them. Inspiration is a key theme here at Advance and we wanted to know where Australia’s next generation of talent was getting its motivation, ideas and creativity. What inspires some of the most inspirational creative Australians find out now. [More...]
 
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JOBS BOARD
ADVANCE, COORDINATOR, SAN FRANCISCO

Join the Advance team in this newly-created role based in San Francisco. The role coordinates Advance’s innovation, partnerships and events programs. Become an integral member of this energetic, dynamic and creatively-driven team working across technology, media and entertainment industries. This is an outstanding opportunity for an entrepreneurial and go-getting person who is in the early stage of their career development. [More…]
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ADVANCE MEMBER BENEFIT
 
Advance welcomes our new Member Services Partner Shenton Limited. With a variety of insurance products they can help you plan for the future. How do you provide for your family if you lose your income? In the hierarchy of financial needs, life insurance protection is the most important. 
Advance members receive a discount when purchasing disability income, life, critical severity and medical insurance.   

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THE BUZZ
 
Our May snapshot of Australian stories around the globe.
 
www.news.com.au - An Australian has been named "Travel Photographer of the Year" at the Sony World Photography Awards in London overnight.
 
The New York Times - Andrew Gregson, an official with the New South Wales Irrigators Council, is the kind of Australian completely at home in the agricultural sea that is California’s San Joaquin Valley.
 
finance.fortune.cnn.com - 99Designs, a crowd-sourced online marketplace for graphic designs, today announced that it has raised $35million in venture capital funding.

UPCOMING
EVENTS
 
London
Thu 5 - Thu 12 May
 
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Los Angeles
Thu 26 May
Word of Mouth
 
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New York
Wed 11 May
 
Wed 25 May
 
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Santa Clara, CA
Fri 13 - Sat 14 May
 
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OUR PARTNERS
 
 Advance Global Australians is supported by the Australian Government through
the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.