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%.

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

Frustrated with complex planning processes? Whether you’re looking to start a new business or make changes to your current project, town planning puts many of us off. Great business ideas are often delayed or put on ice and many ventures don’t get off the ground at all, as town planning and approval processes can be too overwhelming.  

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.

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5 great tips from a successful entrepreneur

December 6th, 2021|Comments Off on 5 great tips from a successful entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur can be tough, exhilarating, depressing and exciting – sometimes all in the one day! So how do you make it work? We all know that having an amazing business idea is [...]

  • 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 [...]