Hamer Scholarship awarded to Philip Bateman for China

Our CEO has been awarded a Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship to focus on developing his Asia Capabilities, acting as an Ambassador for Victoria and will be studying Mandarin full time at Suzhou university, near Shanghai, between February and July 2020. Philip Bateman, shown below accepting the award from the Hon. Martin Pakula, Minister for Jobs, Innovation […]

Smarter Impact launches with 40 business & world leaders!

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I’m really excited to share with you a reference tool for the insights, education and inspiration so many amazing business leaders have shared with me in the last year – from Impact Investing to China relations, Government, Funding and Taxation, Science and Technology, the Arts and Business 101 – 40 interviews available for you in […]

17 million views in a month – Sir Philip Wollen OAM goes viral

6 years after we put Philip Wollen and the Kindness Trust on the digital map, ‘Life Changing Videos’ with an audience of 9 million reached out and asked to feature Mr Wollen’s maiden speech – with some title additions and on-screen captions, the video has ‘gone viral’ and is reaching far and wide A Speech […]

Swisse, Coles, Daimler, Lockheed and Bunnings

It’s been a big 6 months for one our long standing clients, who we have been providing an outsourced Marketing and Communictions Director service for over 4 years – Design Industries are Atlassian Platinum Enterprise Partners and working closely with a digital implementor, we have successfully launched the new http://di.net.au website, including the SEO (Search […]

Bravo Charlie are $50K Boost Your Business Grant Providers

Do you know a Victorian based manufacturing business that has their sights set on the world? It is our great pleasure to officially announce Bravo Charlie are Registered Service Providers in the Advanced Manufacturing Stream of the Victorian Governments Boost Your Business voucher program through to December 2019, providing dollar for dollar matched grants up […]

Presenting Digital Media Marketing to AMTIL

As a company member of the Advanced Precision Manufacturing and Technology group, plus an advisor to the Federal Governments Entrepreneurs Programme, we had the opportunity to present a session on Digital Marketing Systems and Story telling for Industrial and Agricultural companies, to both the management of http://www.amtil.com.au/ and their EP advisor group. It was a great morning, […]

Bravo Charlie are 2017 Australian Tarmac Rally Champions

Very pleased to say that Philip Bateman and his navigators Anthony Condon and Paulina Hryniewiecka, have completed and won, 4 out of 4 events in the 2017 Australian Tarmac Rally Championship, in the TSD (Time Speed Distance) / Regularity class, meaning from the Lake Mountain, Mt Baw Baw and Snowy River Sprints, plus the Great […]

Presenting to the Federal Governments Business Advisor Network

Take 8 minutes to watch 8 videos and learn the highlights of a 1 hour session presented to the Federal Governments Business Advisor network, by Philip Bateman, Managing Director of Bravo Charlie During the 2017 Annual Conference for Business Advisors of the Australian Governments Entrepreneurs` Programme, held mid July in Canberra, I had the opportunity to […]

B2B/B2C Exec training at Alibaba, Hangzhou, China

Our founder & MD Philip Bateman went to Hangzhou, China, to participate in the Alibaba ‘B2B and B2C Executive training’ aka the ‘Alibaba Dream-Trip’ – his third trip to China, the first being as part of his Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, during an Asia Pacific Business Study tour, the second exhibiting Bravo Charlie […]

Appointed as Aus. Gov Department supplier

Very happy to announce Bravo Charlie has been appointed as a supplier for the Australian Governments Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development through to 2020, via the ICT Services Panel, in the areas of Enterprise, Information and Application Architecture, Web Services, Audio Visual and Video services 🙂  

Bridging to Asia, ROAR and Bravo Charlie’s 8th Birthday

(video transcript follows) 22nd January 2017, means it’s Bravo Charlies eighth year of incorporation and 8 being lucky number, it’s time we’re getting serious about about our bridge to Asia for Australian companies! Late last year we incorporated in Hong Kong – special thanks to John Barclay and the team at Primeasia Corporate Servicess, HSBC […]

Fuel saving technology hits Australia

I got back to Melbourne from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday – I flew over to see for myself if they were A. honest and B. serious – take a look for yourself; The guts of it is the electric axle generates an average of 15% fuel savings, then as an auxiliary power unit engine idling […]

Bravo Charlie incorporated in Hong Kong

It’s official! 7 years and 9 months after incorporating Bravo Charlie in Australia, we are now also incorporated in Hong Kong! Thanks for all the support folks, every day in every way, it’s been a pleasure to support your growth and tell your stories, onwards (and northwards) – the Orient awaits!

19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT)

The 19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) was an incredible event, to which the Australian Business Forum team (http://abf.events) and Mr Ray Evans did a terrific job organizing one of the two Australian pavilions – A special thanks to Kate Ritchie, Yao Cheng and the team at http://www.chincommunications.com.au for their help in […]

Interview with Entreprenuer

Please visit the post on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/interview-entrepreneur-philip-bateman Dean Woodall approached me as an interview subject for his Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship subject at Victoria University; having spent years interviewing others, I feel quite honoured to be able to share with you an insight into our work at Bravo Charlie that is more than a simple […]

Don’t settle for pretty – A quick word on being amazed

It’s been seven and half years running http://BravoCharlie.tv and I’m proud to be helping Australia’s best businesses capture and share their stories in honest ways, using interview journalism to achieve the vision of the CEO and in turn the board. If you’re considering video, I urge you not to ‘settle for pretty’ – to find […]

ABF China Digital & Off-shore Learning

Learnt a lot, met some great people and thanks Amex for the coffee at the China Digital conference, part of the B2B/AusChina event in Sydney via Australian Business Forum – got some great insights on how the Chinese digital media landscape works and I’d be happy to chat with you about it in detail, so give […]

What year are you marketing in AKA stupid or delusional

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Gloves off, time to get with the program.  If you aren’t in marketing you might think the people in said area that you work with are either delusional or stupid. If you are in marketing, you may need to apologize to the rest of your organisation, that holds themselves to effective use of company funds, […]

How best to use the changing media landscape

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I’ve watched with keen interest Facebook’s transition to delivering video to its user base, as it sits in my phone at the moment, the videos play one after the other without pause.  The bandwidth is up, the quality is up, the uploading features and management of the videos is up.  Statistically the claim is ‘4 […]