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Events for the month of September 2019
 
Starting Your Business: How to turn an idea into a business
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Small Business Victoria logo
Prepare to get your bright idea off the ground, step by step, at this essential planning workshop packed with vital start-up tips, tools and expert guidance that will prepare you to give your business the best chance of success.

Come to grips with everything you need to know before you get started and walk away prepared with a clear vision of the next steps needed to turn your idea into business reality.

Find out how to plan, prepare and test your business idea, step by step, in a small group setting that will equip you to make informed decisions about what you need to do next to minimise the risks and make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead.

Come away armed with practical tools and templates, expert tips and advice, and a head start on where to access the right support in future.

Includes a free follow-up one-on-one mentoring session with an experienced small business mentor who will tailor advice and information for your individual circumstances.

Cost: $30

WORKSHOP SERIES – Workshop 1 of 4
This workshop is the first of a series of 4. You can book workshops individually, or book and pay for all 4 workshops to receive them at the discounted price of $60.

- Starting Your Business - 4 September
- Business Planning Essentials - 11 September
- Marketing Your Business - 18 September
- Taking Your Business Online - 9 October

Visit the website via the link below for full details and how to register.


LOCATION:
Knox City Council, Room 3, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Business Planning Essentials - How to build a roadmap to success
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Small Business Victoria logo
Put your business on the path to longterm success at this essential workshop that will take you, step by step, through the vital process of building a business plan to drive your business forward.

Learn how to map out a plan that will show where your business is at right now, where you’d like to be in future and, most importantly, help you develop a clear vision of the next steps and strategies that will take you there.

Find out how to build your own business plan that will guide your way forward, step by step, minimise the risks ahead and prepare you to make the most of opportunities waiting around the corner.

Come away armed with a one-page road map that will set out exactly where you’re at, where you want to be in future and, most importantly, set out a clear pathway of next steps and strategies that will get you there.

As well as keeping your business on track, having a ready-prepared plan is a vital tool to have up your sleeve whenever you seek finance, lease premises, arrange permits or engage staff.

Cost: $25

WORKSHOP SERIES – Workshop 2 of 4
This workshop is the second of a series of four. You can book workshops individually, or book and pay for all four workshops to receive them at the discounted price of $60.

- Starting Your Business - 4 September
- Business Planning Essentials - 11 September
- Marketing Your Business - 18 September
- Taking Your Business Online - 9 October

Visit the website via the link below for full details and how to register.


LOCATION:
Room 3, Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Marketing Your Business - How to get it right the first time
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Small Business Victoria logo
An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.

Find out why just a website and a Facebook page is not going to cut it at this back-to-basics workshop that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas.
Find out what it takes to make your business stand out from the crowd at this interactive two-hour workshop that will show you how to build your own marketing strategy from the ground up.

Let your next steps be guided by an experienced marketing professional with real-life know-how and lots of insight to share that will show you how to get it right, first time and make the most out of your marketing spend.

Learn how to set marketing goals that work, get to know your customers better, clarify your Unique Selling Proposition and choose the right marketing activities to match your business. Then learn how to measure the success of your activities so you can make sure you’re achieving your goals.

Spanning market research, online, social media and customer service, this workshop will arm you with practical tools and templates, expert tips and advice, and a head start on where to access the right support in future.

Cost: $25

WORKSHOP SERIES – Workshop 3 of 4
This workshop is the third of a series of four. You can book workshops individually, or book and pay for all four workshops to receive them at the discounted price of $60.

- Starting Your Business - 4 September
- Business Planning Essentials - 11 September
- Marketing Your Business - 18 September
- Taking Your Business Online - 9 October

Visit the website via the link below for full details and how to register.



LOCATION:
Room 2, Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

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