Small business events are a perfect opportunity to learn new skills, gain industry news, network and so much more! We’ve listed some events that you may be interested in.

Events in NSW

Starting a small business, hosted by Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Monday February 3, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AEDT
Free
Australian Taxation Office, 52 Goulburn Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

This 40 minute session will help you understand:

  • the difference between a hobby and a business
  • what to do if your hobby turns into a business
  • the most common business structures and the registrations you may need to be in business.

Move Your Business Forward in 2020, hosted by The Business Owners Ideas Network

Tuesday February 18, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
$15
Coho Cafe Shop 11/1c Turner Rd, Berowra Heights NSW 2082

This event is for business owners of any level. This group is for established entrepreneurs to share successes, challenges and to keep each other accountable toward their business goals.

Workshop: Unlock the Secrets of SEO, hosted by Northern Beaches & North Shore Business Network

Thursday February 13, 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
Free
Gallery 161, 161 S Creek Road, Cromer

Hosted by Jonathan Sharp (Ripple Marketing) and Justin Cooper (BrandPurpose.Co).

This workshop will teach you how to use SEO in a cost-effective way to deliver good results for your business!

Monday February 3, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free
Rockdale Library, 444-446 Princes Highway, Rockdale, NSW 2216

This event is perfect for small businesses who:

  • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions
  • are registered for GST or who are thinking of registering for GST

Learn how to record money in and out of your business, calculate and record GST and receive time saving tips to help you dedicate more time to your business.

Events in VIC

How to start a business workshop, hosted by Sage Business Group

Tuesday Feb 4, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Free
43 Gap Road, Sunbury, VIC 3429

This event will help you create a clear plan for your business.

You will learn:

  • What you need in a business plan
  • Which business structure best suits your business
  • The best finance options for starting a business
  • What insurances are required
  • Setting up record keeping and accounting systems
  • How to register an ABN

Business Hub Melb Networking Group: All about SALES, hosted by Business Hub Melbourne 

Wednesday February 5, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
$20
Mitcham Hotel, 556 Maroondah Hwy, Mitcham, VIC, 3132,

Business Hub Melbourne regularly hold events for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The February event focuses on sales:

  • How to Attract Value Based Sales, by NOT being Salesy!
  • The 4 Secret Buying Strategies that people use and how to Identify them!
  • The #1 Way to Structure your Sales Offer to make it 100% Irresistible!

Events in QLD

Thursday February 6, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$10
KDV Sports, 221 Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Carrara · Gold Coast

The guest speaker for the evening will be Sales Strategist, Consultant, and Coach of Surge Solutions: Andrew Cominos.

In this session, Andrew will teach you “How to Turn Your Online Leads Into More Customers and More Money!” Learn loads of tips and strategies that you can apply to generate get more leads and earn more money.

Small Business Night w/ SOS, hosted by SOS Marketing Australia 

Monday February 10, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm UTC+10
Free
North Lakes Sports Club, 36-42 Flinders Parade, North Lakes, 4509

If you own an online store this is an event not to be missed! Hear from special guest speakers on how they improved their sales over the past 12 months.

Starting a small business, hosted by Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Friday February 14, 10:00 am
Free
Australian Taxation Office, 55 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Australia

In this session you will learn:

  • the difference between a hobby and a business,
  • what to do if your hobby turns into a business,
  • the most common business structures and
  • the registrations you may need to be in business.

Events in WA

Facebook Essentials for Small Business, hosted by RSM Business Local

Tuesday February 11, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (AWST)
Free
Wandering Community Resource Centre, 18 Watts Street, Wandering 6308

FREE workshop for small businesses who have a Facebook Page and want to optimise it with hands-on support from a Business Advisor.

Bring your laptop and mobile phone to work through Facebook for business in a relaxed, small class environment. Get and share tips on optimum Page set-up and ongoing engagement to maximise your reach and attract new clients and customers.

Workshop Outline

1. Facebook Overview – how it works and key stats

2. Page Set-up – checklist

3. Industry Specific Page Settings

4. Page Management – managing notifications, messages, comments, reviews and insights

5. Growing Your Page Likers/Followers

6. Posting – why, how and what your business should post.

7. Facebook Advertising – brief overview

** Registration via Eventbrite is essential to secure your place **

Free Business Advice in Moora, hosted by Business Local – RSM Australia

Wednesday February 5,  9:30 AM – 4 PM UTC+08
Free
Click here to find out.

Book a FREE 1-on-1 consultation (approx 1.5 hours) for guidance on:

  • Planning for your business
  • Marketing your products or services
  • Negotiating a lease
  • Taxation, funding and finance matters
  • Staffing and HR issues
  • and more.

Book your consultation here.

NT

Local SEO: Getting more customers using GoogleMyBusiness [Darwin], hosted by ASBAS Digital Solutions NT – TREETI Business Consulting

ThursdayFebruary 13 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm ACST
$35.74
Treeti Business Consulting, Level 1, Building 3, 631 Stuart Highway, Berrimah, 0828

To be found by local customers on Google, you need to use Google My Business.

In this workshop you will:

1. Learn to legitimately claim profiles in multiple locations
2. Add the right amount of photos, videos and text to make your profile pop
3. Add posts to keep feeding Google more info about your business so you show up in more searches
4. The 2 tricks that Google has built in to help you generate more links (and traffic) to your website
5. Generate reviews from your customers without looking desperate

This workshop is hands on, so bring your laptop or phone/tablet and follow along.

Your host is Dante St James.