Small Business Festival – So many upcoming opportunities
Get inspired, connect with other small businesses and learn some tips from the experts in your field. The 2017 Small Business Festival Victoria has 500+ events (including in Golden Plains, Geelong and Ballarat) to help you start or grow your business, learn new skills and get involved in exciting new opportunities. We encourage you to check out the program and make the most of this year’s jam-packed festival.
Our top picks
Golden Plains Business Networking Lunch
Date: Tuesday 15 August
Time: 12 midday
Location: Courthouse Hotel, Smythesdale
Network with Golden Plains business leaders, while enjoying lunch at the historic Courthouse Hotel in Smythesdale. Hear from guest speaker Associate Professor Sam Henson, Head of Campus (Ballarat) and former Associate Professor International, Faculty of Business of Federation University, Ballarat.
Small Business Festival Roadshow
Date: 15 August (Geelong) or 30 August (Ballarat)
Time: 6.00pm to 8.30pm
Cost: $60 ($45 Early Bird)
Lydia Lassila is an Olympic gold medallist, mother and successful businesswoman who will amaze you with her story of how she turned adversity into advantage. The aerial skier suffered a career-threatening injury while jumping in the 2006 Games. Frustrated with the inefficiency of the rehabilitation products available, Lydia designed and developed BodyICE, to fulfil her needs. The product proved so successful it is now sold around the world. Join Lydia for dinner and learn how having a clear, unwavering vision means you can not only achieve your goals, but take your business to new heights.
Date and time: All throughout August
Sign up for a fantastic business webinar to hear from experts in your field. All webinars are free but bookings are essential.
Date and Time: All throughout August
Cost: FREE or up to $10, depending on the event
Get business tips and inspiration from guest speakers with this free Festival podcasts series! These podcasts give you the lowdown on key business trends affecting the Victorian small business space.