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NSW Small Business Month 2018

Griffith Small Business Month Events at a glance:

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Understanding our local community and economic profile from 1pm – 2pm Council Chambers - .id the population experts will give a demonstration of the demographic characteristics of our community, how it is changing and how it compares to other areas.

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Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Key Marketing Strategies for Small Business

Marketing expert, Emma Giammarco, will present 7 Key Marketing Strategies for Small Business in the Burley Griffin Room commencing at 5.30pm. 

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Monday 29 October, 2018

5 Business Tips in 5 Minutes

Griffith Women in Business will host 5 Tips in 5 Minutes – a panel of local experts will share their business tips in a relaxed question and answer style forum. Topics will include Finance, Customer Service, Health & Wellbeing, Marketing and Networking. 5 Tips in 5 Minutes will be held at the Quest, Railway Street, Griffith commencing at 5.30pm. 

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Griffith City Council will celebrate the important role businesses play in the local community this October.

NSW Small Business Month runs from 1 to 31 October, 2018 with Council inviting small and medium-sized business owners and employees to attend events in Griffith.

Mayor John Dal Broi is urging all members of the business community to take advantage of the events on offer.

“Small and medium-sized businesses play an important role in our community by offering a range of goods and services, creating jobs and driving economic growth,” Cr Dal Broi said.

“The events provide opportunities for small business operators to develop their skills and knowledge, access advice and network with other people in the small business sector.”

Join us on Thursday, 4 October from 1 to 2 pm in the Council Chambers when Katrina Houghton from id the population experts kick things off with a demonstration of the demographic characteristics of our community, how it is changing and how it compares to other areas.

Council provides free access to id information tools which can help businesses by providing access to quality information to assist with improved planning and decision making. The data, available online can help you plan services, attract investment, provide evidence for funding submissions, allocate resources more efficiently and identify the location of target populations.

Information such as population, age structure, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, income, qualifications, occupations, employment, household structure, housing tenure, mortgage, and the size and type of the dwellings people live in is all available to assist local businesses better understand their local community.

The workshop will also show you how to access economic data about our region. Information including Gross Regional Product, local jobs, local businesses, building approvals and industry structure is available.

Small Business Month continues in Griffith with marketing expert, Emma Giammarco presenting 7 Key Marketing Strategies for Small Business on Tuesday, 23 October in the Burley Griffin Room commencing at 5.30pm.  Emma specialises in marketing strategy, digital marketing and communications and has over 16 years’ experience in the entertainment, sport, education, property and retail industries. Her last role as national Marketing Manager, Digital and Campaigns Sales saw Emma manage all marketing campaigns and digital strategies for 29 shopping centres across Australia and New Zealand. She also assisted in the development of marketing strategy for the $670 m redevelopment of Pacific Fair on the Gold Coast and Macquarie Centre in Sydney.

“We encourage small businesses to take advantage of this free seminar to recognise that effective marketing strategies equate to stronger market reach, good sales, and more opportunities for business and financial growth,” Cr Dal Broi said.

In partnership with Griffith Women in Business, 5 Tips in 5 Minutes will be presented on Monday 29 October, 2018 commencing at 5.30pm at The Quest. A panel of local experts will share their business tips in a relaxed question and answer style forum. Topics will include Finance, Customer Service, Health & Wellbeing, Marketing and Networking.

Council acknowledges grant funding received from the NSW Department of Industry to fund these events and celebrate our local small and medium-sized business community.

For more information go to www.businessmonth.nsw.gov.au