• 2019 National Summit Announced! Book your spot now

    Best Practice Network National Summit 2019 Friday 22 February 2019, Melbourne Forget the media hype – what is really happening in advanced manufacturing and services in Australia and around the world? What are other advanced lean businesses actually doing to leverage new businesses? In manufacturing, supply chains and services, new and existing smart technologies are both a threat and ...
  • Leica Biosystems wins award at Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

    Congratulations to the team at Leica Biosystems, an active member of the Best Practice Network, who won the ‘High growth sector – Medical Technology and Pharma’ Award at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards on 28 June 2018. A very well-deserved win for this innovative high-performing company, well done Leica!   See all the 2018 award winners ...
  • Best Practice Networker Award 2018 – Anthony Wensley, Laminex

                          Congratulations Anthony Wensley, Gympie Site Manager at Laminex Queensland, who was the recipient of the 2018 Best Practice Networker Award. The award recognises Anthony’s contributions to the manufacturing industry over many years, and for his fantastic efforts in networking and promoting excellence within the business community. Well done Anthony!
  • Dennis McCarthy, Author & Lean Expert – National Workshops Aug-Sep 2018

    Two-Day National Workshop with Dennis McCarthy:  ‘Lean TPM – A Practical Blueprint for Performance Improvement’  The Best Practice Network is proud to host Dennis McCarthy, UK-based Author and Lean Expert, to run a series of workshops in August and September 2018, across Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. These premium two-day workshops are recommended for Operations ...
  • Second International Speaker for 2018 Summit! Nick Katko, Lean Accounting Pioneer

    The Best Practice Network is delighted to announce that Nick Katko, US-based author of “The Lean CFO”, will present at our upcoming 2018 National Summit. With almost 30 years of Lean and Lean Accounting experience, Nick is an early pioneer of Lean Accounting. Nick previously worked as the CFO at Bullard, where he implemented a complete ...
  • We want your feedback! 2017 Annual Member Survey now open

    2017 Member Survey – Your Opportunity To Provide Feedback The Best Practice Network is seeking your feedback on this year’s program – your feedback is critical to help us deliver you the highest-quality networking events and services. And by completing the survey, you also go in the draw to win a $100 Hoyts Cinemas Gift Card. A ...
  • Drew Locher, Multiple Shingo Award Winner – 2018 National Workshops

    The Best Practice Network is proud to host Drew Locher, US-based Author and Multiple Shingo Award Winner, to run a series of workshops in February & March 2018, across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. These premium workshops are recommended for Managers and Supervisors wanting to improve their lean coaching skills, drive continuous improvement, and reduce time-to-market ...
  • Congratulations Leica Biosystems – Award Winner at the Governor of Victoria Export Awards

    Congratulations to Leica Biosystems, an active member of the Best Practice Network, who received the Health and Biotechnology Award at the recent 2017 Governor of Victoria Export Awards. A very well-deserved win by the high-performing team at Leica Biosystems. http://trade.vic.gov.au/for-victorians/gov-vic-awards/govea-award-winners-2017  
  • Join us for the 2018 National Summit – 23 February 2018, Sunshine Coast

    Registrations are open for the Best Practice Network National Summit, to be held at SurfAir Beach Hotel QLD on Friday 23 February 2018. The 2018 National Summit features an impressive line-up of speakers including Shingo Prize Winner Drew Locher, and keynote speakers from some of Australia’s most successful companies. Attendance is included in your Best Practice Network Membership. ...
  • ‘How to do a Gemba Walk’ – book now for Michael Bremer workshops in November

    Take a Walk to Change Your Leadership Style! ‘How to do a Gemba Walk’ workshops by Michael Bremer, will be held in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth this November 2017. Michael Bremer is a world-reknowned authority on Lean, and was the 2016 Shingo Research Award Receipient. While it’s comforting to blame others, change actually starts with you. Do you ...