With the purpose of connecting our members to one another and professionals already in the marketing industry, a range of events are held each year. From social, networking, professional to skills-based workshops, all events aim to provide value to our members in some way. Past events include:
CAREERS PANEL WITH THE ENERO GROUP
Interested in working in marketing but have no idea what a marketer actually does? Guests from the Enero Group shared their insights, experiences and tips working in one of the world's leading marketing organisations. Students were also given the opportunity to personally connect with the speakers and ask questions.
MEET AND GREET AT THE UBAR
After a year of online classes and events, MMSA held a Meet & Greet session at the UBar for an opportunity to meet new faces in-person!
EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS WORKSHOP
In collaboration with MQ Careers Service, MMSA held an event that aimed to give insights and top tips to students on how to increase their chances of employability upon graduation.
COFFEE & CHILL: CONSPIRACY THEORY
Have you ever wondered if someone else has the same conspiracy theories as you do? As part of MMSA's online social event, members were invited to divulge into the world of conspiracy theories whilst socialise with the MMSA Team over a cup of coffee.
COVID-19 has no doubt impacted the job market. So how should graduates move on from the pandemic and best prepare for their future? Guest Speaker Jeremy Farrugia from Prosple (GradAustralia) joined MMSA to host this online webinar on how to best navigate this new career environment in 2020.
COFFEE & CHILL WITH MMSA X ASA
Collaborating with Accounting Students Association (ASA), MMSA invited members to join us in rewinding from the stress of university life over a cup of coffee or tea. This event was a great chance to connect with both the ASA and MMSA Team members.
ALUMNI PANEL SPEAKERS EVENT
In collaboration with Macquarie University Business Society (MUBS), MMSA co-hosted an online MQ Alumni Panel. This event focused on providing tips and tricks to students on how to maximise their chances of employability and how they can smoothly transition from university to full-time work life.
PET SHOW & TELL: SOCIAL EVENT
To rewind and relax from the pressures of the first half of Semester 1, MMSA held an online pet show & tell in this mid-sem social event. Members were invited to jump on to our zoom event and show off their pets whilst meet the MMSA Team and their furry friends.
MEET & GREET: BBQ EDITION
To raise funds for MMSA whilst provide members the chance to meet one another and the MMSA Team, MMSA held a lunch time sausage sizzle outside of MUSE.
MEET & GREET: SEMESTER 2 2019
Following on from previous traditions, MMSA held its half-yearly Meet & Greet Pizza event in Semester 2 2019. This event was a great chance for members to learn more about MMSA in general, celebrate the start of uni and make some new friends.
INTER-UNIVERSITY SOCIAL MEETUP
Collaborating with Western Sydney University's Business Society (BSOC), MMSA held our first ever inter-university social meetup. This event gave members the opportunity to relax and socially network with other students from Western Sydney University also studying marketing.
EXCEL MASTERCLASS WORKSHOP
MMSA partnered up with WEB and ASA, to co-host an excel masterclass. Lead by the one and only Prashan Karunaratne, students were taught shortcuts, tips and tricks on how to navigate and use excel.
MEET & GREET: SEMESTER 1 2019
To kickoff Semester 1 2019, MMSA held a meet & greet event at UBar which gave 1st year students and new members the opportunity to connect socially with other like-minded members.
NETWORKING NIGHT 2018
Partnering up with Women Entering Business (WEB), students were invited to our marketing professional networking night where they had the chance to connect with professionals from top-tier companies and gain advice that could guide them into their future career paths.
MMSA SOCIAL PUBCRAWL
To celebrate mid-sem break and all the hard work put into the first half of Semester 2, MMSA held a Marketing Social Pubcrawl. Members were invited to have a safe and fun night out with their friends and the MMSA Team.
MMSA KRISPY KREME STALL
To raise funds for MMSA, a Krispy Kreme Stall was held. Students had the chance to meet the MMSA team whilst fulfil their sweet tooth cravings over some doughnuts.
PERSONAL BRANDING WORKSHOP
In collaboration with UNIT, WEB, Enactus and ASA; MMSA co-hosted this workshop, where students were able to hear from a panel of industry speakers, learn how to take their brand to the next level and network with these professionals at specific workshop stations.
ADOBE INDESIGN WORKSHOP
Teaming up with a marketing professional, MMSA held an Adobe InDesign Resume Workshop that aimed to help students build on their digital design skills and learn how to enhance their resume to stand-out from others.
MICROSOFT CASE COMPETITION
Students were invited to participate in the Microsoft Protégé Case Competition. Participants had the opportunity to enhance their analytical and problem-solving skills by taking onboard a real-world business challenge.
MICROSOFT PROTÉGÉ WORKSHOP
In preparation for Microsoft's Protégé Workshop 2018, students heard from a Microsoft representative; where they were able to learn more about how to increase their chances of winning the case competition and what a career at Microsoft could look like.
MEET & GREET: SEMESTER 1 2018
To celebrate the start of Semester 1 2018, all members and non-members were invited to attend MMSA's Meet & Greet. Students had the opportunity to meet the team and expand their networks socially.
INDUSTRY SPEAKERS NIGHT
4 speakers all working in the marketing industry, joined MMSA's Industry Speakers Night to speak about their experiences, obstacles and provide insights on how they got to where they are today. Through this, students had the chance to increase their understanding on what their future career could look like.
MMSA LAUNCH: MEET & GREET
To celebrate the official launch of MMSA in October 2017, MMSA members were invited to this social meet & greet where they had the chance to meet the team and network with marketing academics from MQU's Department of Marketing & Management.