2020 Events Program
Hume City Council is committed to supporting local businesses during this time and will continue to keep you updated on relevant and important information following advice from the Victorian Government and Federal Government regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
There is a wide range of information, resources and tools available to assist and guide you through the current challenges. Information and advice changes daily, so we encourage you to continually check Hume’s Together in Business for updates and subscribe to our eNewsletter.
We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your understanding.
Gov4U - FREE Webinar
Join a FREE webinar with representatives from the Australian and Victorian Governments who will provide you with the advice and support you need to help start planning. The webinar will cover grants, programs and advice and information that can help you innovate and become more competitive.
Register through Eventbrite.
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.
Book your business mentoring session online.
Hume Small Business Clinic, IT session - Thursday 23 July 2020
Small Business Bus
Whether you're planning, starting or growing your business, the Victorian Government's Small Business Bus can help you to develop your business ideas and capabilities. Delivered by experts from the Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS), the on-board mentoring sessions can help you to identify a clear direction for your business, discuss key issues and priorities, and develop an action plan to achieve your goals.
Five free 45-minute sessions are available from 10:00am until 4:00pm.
Due to the caronavirus (COVID-19) protocols all sessions booked on the Small Business Bus will be conducted over the phone.
NBAA Breakfast and Young Business Achiever Award Nomination
The Northern Business Achiever Awards (NBAA) 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.
Find out more at www.nbaa.com.au
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 Counselor to discuss any issues you have regarding 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