BoSP SA – Managing Client Expectations

28 May 2024

One of the main reasons for discontent with architectural services is the tension between budget and design expectations. Discussions about finances can be particularly difficult. Join us in Adelaide on 18 June for an insightful Business of Small Practice (BoSP) event with an expert panel offering strategies for effective client management. Book now!

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BoSP and medium density – a recap

20 May 2024

More than 65 people attended the recent Business of Small Practice (BoSP) event in Fremantle, which focused on recent medium-density housing advocacy and reform. ACA WA Committee member Emily van Eyk shares her observations.

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Brisbane BoSP Launch

14 May 2024

The ACA is excited to launch the Business of Small Practice series in Brisbane. These casual, relationship-focused events are aimed at providing radical transparency to help you ground your practice and grow it sustainably – whatever that looks like for you. We are kicking off with Kate Fitzgerald from Whispering Smith and Rebecca Caldwell from Maytree Studios for the launch night on Friday 14 June. Book now!

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The Business of Small Practice – Market Matters

5 April 2024

The BoSP is back in WA, and the first event of 2024 promises to be a big one! Join ACA WA Vice-President Kate FitzGerald and housing industry experts for an important and timely afternoon of discussion around the housing market and planning system updates. Don’t miss it!

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How to build a strong brand

3 July 2023

In today’s competitive landscape, building a strong brand has become paramount for success. Architectural marketing expert Dave Sharp discusses the significance of brand development in architecture, emphasising the value of qualitative marketing strategies, effective budget allocation and premium distribution channels.

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Sydney BoSP – Growth in Small Practice

9 May 2023

Join the ACA NSW/ACT committee, Warwick Mihaly from Mihaly Slocombe and a fantastic panel of speakers for Sydney’s first Business of Small Practice event on 15 June. Book now!

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BoSP – A Series Profile

8 May 2023

The ACA’s BoSP, or Business of Small Practice Forum, was created in Western Australia in 2018, providing the opportunity for small practice owners to meet up, listen to experts, share knowledge and learn from each other. BoSP founder Kate Fitzgerald shares her insights about the series genesis, motivations and plans for the future.

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SA BoSP Meaningful Marketing

24 April 2023

Join the ACA SA Committee for a BoSP presentation by Dave Sharp and panel, who will uncover the techniques you need to elevate your marketing and establish an authentic voice for your practice. 

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Business of Small Practice – Meaningful Marketing

14 June 2022

On Friday 24 June, ACA WA will uncover the tips and techniques you need to elevate your marketing and establish an authentic voice for your business.

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Upcoming Events in WA

8 June 2022

The WA Branch has two exciting events coming up – a Business of Small Practice event and the annual Business of Design Lunch.

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Managing Fee Variations Part 2 – The Q&A Session

10 December 2021

Join the ACA and the Business of Small Practice (BoSP) for a follow-up Q&A chat to delve into the detail about fee variations on Wednesday 15 December.

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BoSP Recap – Fee Talk

9 September 2021

More than 300 architects registered for our recent BoSP webinar on fees with Kate Fitzgerald, Warwick Mihaly and Mick Moloney, and we’re still not sure if it was the topic or the presenters that generated all that interest!

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Business of Small Practice – Fee Talk

2 September 2021

The BoSP CPD online session on Fees features In Detail podcast members Kate Fitzgerald, Warwick Mihaly and Mick Moloney. This popular discussion is now for purchase on demand. 

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Getting the Balance Right

3 October 2020

Are we architects so we can be in business, or in business so we can be architects? The ACA and the BoSP forum met on 23 November for an insightful conversation about developing simultaneously as an architect and an entrepreneur. 

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Managing Small Business Finance in a Crisis

8 April 2020

Join the ACA - WA's Business of Small Practice (BoSP) team and Line Paras from business support agency Counting Clouds on 22 April for a webinar on how to manage small business finance in a crisis.

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SA Committee Hosts First BoSP Event

7 November 2019

The first Business of Small Practice (BoSP) forum in Adelaide was a great success, with keynote speaker Kate Fitzgerald and an insightful panel sharing their workplace experiences and advice on small practice. Ian Hore reports.

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Money Matters Event Recap

5 October 2019

The Business of Small Practice forum series is an initiative of the WA Committee of the ACA. It brings together architects to share insights about the behind the scenes functions of practice. The third BoSP event in Perth focused on Money Matters.

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BoSP2: Organisational Structure

12 December 2018

The ACA - WA recently held its second Business of Small Practice event, talking shares, trusts, asset protection and employee ownership.

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The Business of Small Practice

21 September 2018

The ACA - WA’s first Business of Small Practice forum focused on the importance of the ‘connected economy’, with networking and relationships at its core, writes Rachael Bernstone.

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