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Business Workshops

The Victorian Government's Small Business Workshop and Seminar Program offers a range of low cost workshops and seminars on a range of small business management topics. There are workshops and seminars for all levels of business, from start-ups to established businesses. The workshops and seminars are hosted by Warrnambool City Council’s Economic Development Unit and delivered by one of Small Business Victoria’s certified workshop facilitators.

In 2020 the Warrnambool City Council is offering a diverse range of affordable and topical workshops for the business community to take part in; a listing of what is available can be seen below.

For any workshop bookings or for further enquiries please contact Eddie from the Economic Development Unit on 5559 4925 or alternatively for more detailed workshop listings and to book online please visit

2020 Workshop Listings

All workshops start at 6.00pm @ Quest Warrnambool, 15-19 Liebig Street unless otherwise stated.

1. Starting Your Business – February 19

Prepare to get your bright idea off the ground, step by step, at this essential planning workshop packed with vital start-up tips, tools and expert guidance that will prepare you to give your business the best chance of success. Come to grips with everything you need to know before you get started and walk away prepared with a clear vision of the next steps needed to turn your idea into business reality. Cost: $30.
Put your business on the path to long term success at this essential workshop that will take you, step by step, through the vital process of building a business plan to drive your business forward. Learn how to map out a plan that will show where your business is at right now, where you’d like to be in future and, most importantly, help you develop a clear vision of the next steps and strategies that will take you there. Cost: $20.
An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money. Find out why just a website and a Facebook page is not going to cut it at this back-to-basics workshop that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas. Cost: $20.
Get yourself ready to launch your business online at this essential digital workshop that goes right back to basics to build a complete picture of the opportunities ahead. Learn how to make informed choices about websites and social media, get across search engines and online advertising, size up the benefits each offers your business and know where to access the right tools to begin. Cost $20.

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