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Inspiring Entrepreneurship Luncheon 2015

Last updated: 23/10/2015 2:03 AM
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​Celebrating women in business and enterprise

  • Be inspired to pursue your business ideas
  • Hear or share entrepreneurial stories
  • Network with inn ovative women from the business sector

Minister for Women's Interests Liza Harvey is hosting an Inspiring Entrepreneurship Luncheon on 18 August 2015 at Parmelia Hilton Perth. 

This annual event celebrates and recognises the success of West Australian women in entrepreneurship and business. 

Keynote speakers Tenille Bentley, founder of Socialite Media and the Global Good Foundation, and Tracey Horton, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA, will discuss their experiences of navigating the business world to achieve success.  


Tenille Bentley

From a senior position in the oil and gas industry, Tenille started on her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 24. She developed Socialite Media, one of the longest running and most successful social media agencies in Australia, which manages some of the largest and best-known brands in the country.

Tenille has received many awards for entrepreneurship and also for her philanthropic work including The Australian Leadership Award and WA's Top 100 Most Influential Women. She was inducted in the WA Women's Hall of Fame in 2014. Tenille founded the Global Good Foundation, which provides opportunities for marginalised and disengaged families. She also sits on the board of The Big Issue, which supports and creates opportunities for homeless people.  Visit Tenille Bentley's website for more information. 

Tracey Horton

Tracey's extensive and varied career includes the roles of business consultant in the United States, chair of the Perth Fashion Festival, and Dean of the University of Western Australia Business School. She was appointed President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia in October 2013 and has served on many boards including Automotive Holdings Group, Navitas, Cullen Wines and Presbyterian Ladies College. Visit Tracey Horton's LinkedIn profile for more information. 

Tracey was inducted into the WA Women's Hall of Fame in 2015. She is an ambassador for the Western Australian Museum, a member of Chief Executive Women and has been awarded the lifetime title of Emeritus Professor for her contribution to UWA.

Date and Time

Tuesday 18 August 2015

12.00pm to 2.30pm


Argyle Ballroom

Parmelia Hilton Perth

14 Mill Street, Perth


Go online to purchase tickets 

Individual tickets - $50 (plus 30 cents booking fee)

Corporate table of 10 seats - $500 (plus 30 cents booking fee per person), includes corporate logo on table. Both tickets include GST.


By Tuesday 11 August 2015

Please advise of any accessibility requirements.

More information


Door prizes 

  • Kailis jewellery voucher
  • Accommodation voucher for Parmelia Hilton Perth

The event is presented in partnership by the Department of Local Government and Communities and the Department of State Development and supported by the Small Business Development Corporation.