Businesses in and around Newcastle and Port Stephens will have access to expert business support aboard the Business Connect Bus from Monday 3 until Friday 6 October 2017.
The bus is travelling across NSW with expert Business Advisors to share advice on business strategies including, marketing, financial planning and legal advice.
The Business Centre CEO, Pierre Malou said Business Advisors are available to give personalised advice on how to start, grow or innovate businesses.
“The Business Connect Bus gives an opportunity for small businesses to bring an expert onto their team without bearing the costs of a consultant, thanks to the NSW Government funded Business Connect program,” Pierre said.
“All our Business Advisors on the bus have owned and operated their own business and areexperts in their respective fields.”
Find a Business Advisor and the Business Connect Bus at:
- Salamander Bay: Tuesday 3 October at Salamander Bay Square Carpark.
- University of Newcastle: Wednesday 4 October at Park on the Hill.
- Newcastle East: Thursday 5 October at Brake Block Park on Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle.
- Tea Gardens: Friday 6 October at 83 Marine Drive, Tea Gardens.
Small and micro businesses make up 80 percent of businesses in NSW (according to ABS data 2015) and are crucial for the local and nation economy.
The Business Connect Bus gives these small business operators the chance to access free professional advice that will help these vital businesses grow.
Business guidance at any stage of your business journey – from idea, to startup, expansion, or even an exit plan – is crucial.
The Business Centre offers a range of business advisory programs, accelerators, incubators, workshops, accredited and unaccredited training courses designed to empower business intenders, start ups, scale ups and exiters.
IMAGE | The Business Centre’s Advisor, Melissa Archer with Port Stephens’s EconomicDevelopment Coordinator, Jane Perrin at the Business Connect Bus in Raymond Terrace.