Now more than ever it’s time for businesses to come together to talk and support each other. In Sutherland Shire many networking, support and education events are continuing to grow. From live events to webinars to zoom sessions businesses across Sutherland Shire are finding connecting with like minded people invaluable. We have listed some below:
FREE WEBINAR SERIES THIS JUNE
Sutherland Shire Council has partnered with the ATO to run a series of FREE webinars in the month of June. These webinars have been created to help you improve your skills and knowledge to be successful in your small business venture. Find out more:
Starting a small business -Tuesday 1 June 11.30am - Finished
Running a home based business -Tuesday 8 June 11.30am - Finished
Digital options for your small business - Tuesday 15 June 11.30am
There are many online services and digital systems that can help you perform your business activities such as marketing, sales, accounting and reporting. Come along to this 60-minute session to find out benefits of digital systems and what systems are available for each area of your business operations.
Cash flow for small business - Tuesday 22 June 11.30am
Cash flow is the life blood for small business. Come along to this 60-minute session to learn critical cash flow management skills. This session demonstrates how to use specific tools to manage your cash flow.
HOW TO INNOVATE YOUR BUSINESS MODEL AND SECURE FUNDING - REALISE BUSINESS
June 10 (930-1130) How to create or pivot a business model. How to master storytelling to the bank – and secure bank funding. How to do analyse your set of accounts. How to set cash flow forecasts.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE MY BUSINESS - REALISE BUSINESS
June 16 (11am-12pm) Futureproof your business by learning how to use Google My Business features to showcase what your business has to offer. Register now to learn.
JUNE BUSINESS BREAKFAST -SUTHERLAND SHIRE BUSINESS CHAMBER
June 16 (745-930am) Marketing tips for shire businesses. Venue - Club Central Menai, Join for a hot sit-down breakfast and hear from industry professionals:
• Craig West, CEO & Founder from Succession Plus
• TLC, CEO, Yasser Zaki
• Chamber Board Director and Mint Marketing CEO Jeanne Zweck
HOW TO APPLY FOR BUSINESS GRANTS - REALISE BUSINESS
17 June, 10.00am - 1.00pm , practical guide to grant writing for any business seeking to attain funding by applying for grants.
SOCIAL MEDIA 101: HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS - REALISE BUSINESS
June 21 (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm)
MORE TIME, MORE MONEY, LESS STRESS – HOW TO NAIL YOUR NUMBERS FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM - REALISE BUSINESS
23 June, 9.30am - 11.30am - cash flow for ultimate financial freedom.
WHY YOUR WEBSITE IS INTEGRAL TO YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS - REALISE BUSINESS
28 June, 9.30am - 11.30am Attend this workshop to ensure your website is set up and optimised for success.
WHAT IS YOUR CREDIT SCORE AND WHY IT MATTERS – REALISE BUSINESS
June 29 (12-1pm) - What is a credit report and how a poor credit score can affect you (harder to find loans, harder to secure government contracts, shorter supplier terms etc.) Where to get a copy of your report and what to look for when you’re trying to read it. What to do if there’s a mistake and why you need to make sure errors are corrected. What you need to do to improve/maintain your credit score.
USE EMAIL MARKETING TO DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH - REALISE BUSINESS
30 June, 11.00am - 12.30pm - Learn how to craft an email marketing campaign that works best for your business. How to build an email list, choosing different themes, creating effective messaging, building newsletter and analysing and optimizing your campaign.
ON DEMAND WEBINARS
SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL – SMALL BUSINESS MONTH (WEBINAR) SERIES – Now available on demand.
Sutherland Shire Council hosted a series of free webinars as part of Small Business Month to assist local businesses reboot during these challenging times. We had 3 inspiring speakers who helped futureproof business, provided the latest information on digital marketing and explained the latest technology for the digital path ahead. A big thank you to all the local businesses who attended. For those unable to join us, we have made the recordings available on demand including presentations and take outs.
BUSINESS CONNECT - ONGOING
Attend a FREE government funded Business Connect webinar, online workshop or event to develop your business skills and support your business success. Business Connect has a range of on demand Webinars, podcasts, videos, training and fact-sheets to view at any time.
GOOGLE ON DEMAND WORKSHOPS (ONLINE) Google Down Under
Having trouble getting your business found online? Google Down Under have put together some free ‘on demand’ workshops available now to help your business stand out online.
SPARK FESTIVAL 2020 VIDEOS ON DEMAND
An inspiring resource for start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs.
FUTUREISE INSIGHTS - DIGITAL MARKETING ESSENTIALS & INNOVATION FOR PROFITABILITY (Webinar) – NetStripes
ADAPTING TO CHANGE (Webinar series) AusIndustry
Regular business networking events in the Sutherland Shire:
BUSINESS BREAKFASTS AND AFTER 5 DRINKS NETWORKING EVENTS MONTHLY - Sutherland Shire Business Chamber
COFFEE AND CONNECT MONTHLY (ONLINE) - ShireWomen
BNI WEEKLY (ONLINE) - Business Network InternationalBNI WEEKLY (ONLINE) - Business Network International
SHIREWOMEN COLLECTIVE CONNECT MONTHLY (Caringbah) - ShireWomen
SHIRE BIZ QUARTERLY (Woolooware) - ShireBiz
SOUTHERN STRENGTH AGILE MANUFACTURING NETWORK - Southern Strength
CLUB SEVEN LUNCH AND LEARN MONTHLY (Cronulla) - Club Seven
SHIRE ACCORDS - Sutherland Shire liquor Accord
TOASTMASTERS WEEKLY (Multiple locations ) - Toast Masters
BXNETWORKING MONTHLY (Sutherland and Cronulla) - BxNetworking
THE ALTERNATIVE BOARD MONTHLY (Miranda) -The Alternative Board Sutherland Shire
BUSINESS BUILDERS GROUP (Miranda) - Sutherland Shire Chapter Business Builders Group
CONNECT10 (Gymea) - Connect10
Regular markets stall enquiry:
Shire Farmers Market - Sutherland WEEKLY
Saltwater Market - Bundeena MONTHLY
Rotary Community Market - Engadine - MONTHLY
Caringbah Markets - Caringbah - MONTHLY
Other major events in the Sutherland Shire:
If you are hosting a business event you can add your event here and we will promote it.
Enquiries can be directed to Economic & Community Development on 9710 0892 or firstname.lastname@example.org