Small Business Opportunities

Save the Date – Kiama Small Business Forum Workshops

Kiama Council have been operating the Kiama Small Business Forum events for the past 9 years and we are pleased to announce workshop dates for the next 6 months and urge you to place these events in your diaries. The events are free of charge and run from 5.30pm – 8.30pm at The Pavilion Kiama including light refreshments:-

28 July | Mail Chimp for Dummies

25 August | How to build a Website- including Google analytics and search engine optimisation

15 September | LinkedIn for Business

24 November | Excellence in Customer Service

Next Economic Gardening Program

The next Economic Gardening Illawarra business development program commences on Tuesday 6th September 2016.

Economic Gardening Illawarra is a structured business development program provided free to businesses located in the Shellharbour, Kiama and Wollongong Local Government Areas.

The program is delivered by business specialists who have a proven track record of building and assisting successful enterprises.

It includes workshop sessions on Strategy Formulation; Financial Management; Customer Relationship Management; Digital Strategy & Online Marketing; and Advanced Marketing Techniques.

Economic Gardening targets businesses that have sound business models, are no longer start-ups and are ready to mature to the next stage of their development.
Applications are now open!   Apply here

Other business networking opportunities

Kiama and District Business Chamber – For more information on monthly networking meetings and to join the Chamber click here

Tourism After Hours – Bi monthly network events for tourism operators. Upcoming dates are:-

2nd August – Venue to be advised

20th September- Discovery Parks Gerroa

29th November – Terragong House

To be added to the database for Tourism after Hours please click here

Inspiring Women Kiama – The Inspiring Womens network holds regular meetings in the Kiama area and for more information on membership and events click here or contact Michelle Scales-Springett on 0411 417 363

For more information regarding this newsletter please contact council’s Economic Development Manager Megan Hutchison on (02) 42 320 444 or click here


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