The annual 5-week Small Business Festival features more than 500 events, workshops and seminars across Melbourne and regional Victoria.
It is starting today August 2, 2017.
Some of these events may be of interest to business advisers and their clients. You may want to go and check out what is said.
The Festival website has all the details. Some events are free, most have a small entry fee. You can book on line any event you want to attend. Just go to http://festival.business.vic.gov.au
The Main Themes Of The Small Business Festival
You may have found the booklet in your letterbox, as I have, but some of you may not. So here is a quick summary of the topics covered.
- Business Development
- Business Planning
- Employing and managing people
- Exporting and importing
- Digital Business Technology
- Sustainable practices
- Managing risk
- Marketing and social media
- Starting a business
- Workplace health and safety
- Grants and assistance
- Customer Service
Podcasts, Another Way to Connect With The Festival
There are also a few podcasts festival.business.vic.gov.au/podcasts
- Humanising work
- The women of small business
- Taking the leap: Delve into the mind of a startup
- Social enterprises: Doing business for a purpose
- Innovation: the nuts and bolts behind the buzzword
- Beyond the leap: Growing your business
Are You Looking For Help? Talk With Us
If one of these topics is important to you as a small business, you may want to discuss it with one of the members of The Network Of Consulting Professionals. Their individual and combined experience is invaluable to small businesses at all stages of the business cycle.
From startup through all phases of business growth and maturity, all the way to preparing to sell a business, you are likely to face challenges and opportunities that require intelligent solutions.
The business advisors and coaches accredited by The NCP can give you advice and deliver solutions that will give you a real edge. Get in touch here.
One of our members will respond to your request promptly.