Events, Workshops & Seminars

We are committed to providing high-quality training and development programs, alongside quality networking events that will enable your business to prosper in Hume City. All businesses are welcome to attend any of the workshops, seminars and events being held in Hume City.  For more information on any of the business events we are hosting, please email or phone 9205 2835.                     


Make 2019 the year for you or your staff to invest in personal training and development, whether it be honing your skills to increase your social media presence, attend a Masterclass or learn how to make your big idea a reality by attending a Big Ideas Day

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ATO Tax Information Sessions
Big Ideas Days
Business Masterclass Series 
Business Startup Weekend
Northern Business Achievement Awards 
Small Business Bus 
Small Business Clinic
Social Media Workshops
Business Counselling

ATO Tax Information Sessions

Single Touch Payroll for Small Business  
Tuesday 2 April, 9.30am - 11:30am 
Hume Global Learning Centre, Broadmeadows
Register here: Single Touch Payroll for small business - Broadmeadows
Tax Essentials 
Thursday 2nd May, 9.30am - 11:30am  
Hume Global Learning Centre, Broadmeadows
Register here:  Tax essentials for small business
Record Keeping (GST Registered)  
Thursday 9th May, 9.30am - 11:30am  
Hume Global Learning Centre, Broadmeadows
Register here: Record keeping for small business (GST registered)
Single Touch Payroll for Small Business 
Thursday 16th May, 9.30am - 11:30am  
Hume Global Learning Centre, Broadmeadows
Register here:  Single Touch Payroll for small business

Small Business Clinic - Free Mentoring Session

In conjunction with SBMS, we are offering business mentoring sessions to support businesses which are situated within Hume City. Small Business Clinics provide general business information and can assist you in the steps you need to take to overcome an issue or information gap. Appointments are essential. Click on your preferred date and location to book.

Date  Location

 2/4/19, 10:00am - 3:00pm 
Broadmeadows - Link available soon
 30/4/19, 10:00am - 3:00pm 

Craigieburn - Link available soon


Northern Business Achiever Achiever Awards Breakfast & Young Business Achiever Award Nomination

The NBAA Awards are a partnership of industry, education, local and state government and decision makers across Melbourne’s north and essential events for those seeking to do business in the region. They recognise the business achievements of SMEs and encourage business excellence, growth and competitiveness. The events provide a high profile forum to enable business networking and the recognition of business achievement. The next breakfast will be held on Thursday 6 March 2019. Booking details and more info here

Social Media Workshops, Hume Global Learning Centre Broadmeadows


Make 2019 the year that you master social media!  To support you to take the leap, we are offerring four low cost, high quality workshops. Each one is delivered in collaboration with the Melbourne Innovation Centre and a selection of qualified, reputable presenters. Ready to get started? All you need is an ABN, $55 and a passion to learn.  
Full details here. 

For more information, please contact Heidi Crundwell on 0418 531 132 or email

 Date & Time  Topic 
 27/02/19, 5.30pm - 8.30pm   Social Media Marketing 101
 06/03/19, 5.30pm - 8.30pm   Facebook for Small Business Simplified 
 13/03/19, 5.30pm - 8.30pm   Digital Marketing Essentials
 20/03/19, 5.30pm - 8.30pm   SEO Foundations for Small Business


StartNorth Coworking Space - Masterclasses, Broadmeadows Global Learning Centre

StartNorth is a new coworking space located at Town Hall Broadmeadows, opening in Spring 2019. Our passion is helping startups and scaleups succeed, so before we even open our doors we're running masterclasses to support startups and small businesses. 

 Date & Time  Topic   
 06/02/19, 9am - 12pm   Creating a Problem Solving Market - Past event
 06/03/19, 9am - 12pm    Opportunities for New Markets
 03/04/19, 9am - 12pm    Creating Loyal Customers
 08/05/19, 9am - 12pm    Developing Your Brand
 17/07/19, 9am - 12pm    Becoming a Market Leader 
 07/08/19, 9am - 12pm    Increasing Revenue Through Innovation  
 04/09/19, 9am - 12pm    Finance for Startups and Growth

Big Ideas Day, Craigieburn and Broadmeadows

What’s your big idea for a business? See your business future by attending our Big Ideas Day!

 Date  Topic 
 05/06/19, 9am - 12pm    Big Ideas Day - Craigieburn
 12/06/19, 9am - 12pm    Big Ideas Day - Broadmeadows


Business Start Up Weekend, Broadmeadows Global Learning Centre

Are you imagining a life where you can be your own boss? Start your business in one weekend at the StartNorth Business Startup Weekend! 

 Date  Topic 
15/06/19 &  16/06/19, 9am - 4pm  each day
 (2 day program)
Business Start Up Weekend 


For more information on Masterclasses, Big Idea Days and the Business Start Up Weekend email

Business Consultation - Delivered by the Business Enterprise Centre, Kangan Institute Essendon

The opportunity to have free professional advice, whether you are intending to commence a business, or are already operating a small business, can be invaluable to ensure the business achieves sustainability. This free Business Consultation offers you that opportunity. You will receive a private, face to face session with an experienced Business Counsellor to discuss any issues you have in regard to commencing a business or improving performance and operations of your existing business. These sessions are conducted with full confidentiality. General business advice and referrals can be obtained as well as guidance for the establishment of your business or addressing issues with your existing business. These sessions are free, and a booking by appointment is required. 

Where: Business Enterprise Centre, 38 Buckley Street, Essendon (Kangan Institute)
When: Regular monthly appointments available.
Bookings: Phone 9094 3008


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Updated : 4:03 PM, 20 February 2019

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