Upskill at 300+ events happening for NSW Small Business Month
Small business owners and operators are invited to “Connect for Success” at hundreds of NSW Small Business Month events being held during November.
Hundreds of events are being held across the State this month to help small businesses learn new skills and strategies for growing their business, and connect with other small business owners.
Employing 1.8 million people across 800,000 workplaces and adding more than $400 billion into the economy every year, small business are a vital part of the state economy.
The theme for Small Business Month, “Connect for Success” points to the importance of business owners, experts and industry leaders coming together to share ideas and build networks after the challenges of the past two years.
NSW Small Business Commissioner Chris Lamont said Small Business Month provides small businesses across the state with the opportunity to hear from some of the best in business.
“There are more than 340 hosted events over the month designed with small businesses in mind. From online marketing tips, support for mental fitness, help for young entrepreneurs to information on pricing strategies, there are literally hundreds of options and I invite all NSW small businesses to check out the exciting festival of events,” Mr Lamont said.
Hundreds of organisations are hosting NSW Small Business Month events and activities in November.
So far, 136 not-for-profit organisations, including councils, chambers of commerce and industry associations, have received grants to host events free-of-charge.
Other businesses have signed on as official Collaboration Partners, including Microsoft, Amazon, Commonwealth Bank, NAB, Xero, University of Technology Sydney, NBN Co, Black Dog Institute, TAFE NSW, Business NSW, the ATO and indigenous business incubator, Supply Nation.
Small businesses have a variety of ways to participate in Small Business Month, including attending live online events and connecting in-person at events in their local area.