North East Small Business Festival

Throughout the month of August, the North East Small Business Festival presents action packed workshops, ideas, information and networking to get you inspired, re-energised and skilled up.

It's time to take your small business to the next level.

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  • Thursday 2 August - 10am-4pm - 101 Ford Street, Beechworth - Small Business Bus
    • Free mentoring and face-to-face assistance to help you start or build your small business. Book in for your free one-on-one mentoring session to get your business moving.
      FREE but bookings are essential. Book here

  • Monday 6 August - 12pm-1:30pm - 9 High Street, Yackandandah - Marketing Muckups and How to Avoid Them
    • Small business marketing expert Ailsa Page shares common and costly marketing mistakes and how you can avoid them in this fun and engaging webinar. Watch the webinar then join in the discussion over lunch with other local businesses.
      $5 tickets. Book here

  • Thursday 9 August - 7am-8:30am - The Goods Shed, Chiltern - All the Right Ingredients - Chiltern Business Breakfast
    • Join Louise Ritchie from Silver Creek Sourdough as she shares the story of Silver Creek Sourdough and how the interest in Artisan food is helping grow her business.
      $10 tickets. Book here

  • Monday 13 August - 6pm-7:30pm - 136 Main Street, Rutherglen - The Business of Being Social
    • Social Enterprise and Social Media are two of the biggest buzz words in businesses.  Maggie McGowan and Laura Egan from Magpie Goose will share their experience in establishing social enterprise fashion label, Magpie Goose and how they use Social Media as a sales tool.
      FREE but bookings are essential. Book here

  • Wednesday 22 August - 10am-12pm - The George Kerferd (Mayday Hills, Beechworth) - Taking your Business Online Workshop
    • Take the guess work out of launching yourself online and empower yourself to bring digital thinking into all aspects of your business. Whether you’re a bricks and mortar business or still at the drawing board, this workshop led by a digital expert with real-world small business experience spans the complete digital landscape. Build your understanding of online advertising, search engines, websites, blogs and social media through practical exercises and real-life examples, then learn how to bring them all together into an effective online strategy that matches your objectives.
      $20 tickets. Book here


Last updated: 26 July 2018