Events, Workshops & Training

Discover the secrets to business growth. Take the opportunity to learn, grow and innovate.

Each month you will find networking events, workshops, seminars and much more to help support your business. See below to find out what is available.

Self paced online training

We've put together a range of self paced online workshops and training available to help you grow, market and manage your business. Take a look.

Upcoming events

Events and training for business owners.

Circular economy research project

1 Nov, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 21 Jan, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Monash University, South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA) and Sustainability Victoria are launching a study into waste and recycling in businesses, aiming to identify best practice and deliver guides on how to cut waste by 20%.

Generating Cash Flow – Live Webinar

2 Dec @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cash flow is the life blood of every small business. Not enough cash flow and things start to go wrong. Without it, no business can survive. If you’re spending more time juggling cash than running your business, making a profit but still struggling to pay the bills, then this essential small business workshop will ensure you’re never caught short again.

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

A practical, interactive, and individual assistance to plan the recovery of your tourism/events business.

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

In partnership with WorkSafe and Victoria Police, DJPR are hosting information and training sessions for small/medium businesses addressing occupational violence and aggression around vaccination status checking.

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

The Small Business Bus provides business advisers to help you start or build your small business.

You are invited to a forum with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings.

  • 2021 Zero Emissions Farming Conference

Local farmers take the lead on zero emissions

November 29th, 2021|Comments Off on Local farmers take the lead on zero emissions

The Mornington Peninsula region’s farming production plus food services delivers a $1.3 billion food economy. But it is under threat - and more challenges lie ahead - so the countdown is on. In the [...]

  • Bass and Flinders Distillery, Dromana

Locals making a power-ful difference

November 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Locals making a power-ful difference

This month the Bass and Flinders Distillery in Dromana flicked the switch on their brand new 39 kW solar system. It’s a big moment for this family owned business that prides themselves on small [...]

  • Melbourne Travel Project

Local spotlight – being brave, taking opportunities

October 11th, 2021|Comments Off on Local spotlight – being brave, taking opportunities

For some, stepping outside their comfort zone is a tough ask. Yes, change can be difficult, but it can also bring incredible rewards. Husband and wife team Matthew and Kadi Coyle, of the Melbourne [...]

  • 5 tips for growing with your community

5 tips to grow with your community

October 6th, 2021|Comments Off on 5 tips to grow with your community

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and this is just as applicable to your small business. Now, more than ever business have found that they need to support the community [...]