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April

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April

Winning Government Business workshop

When: Wednesday, 26 April

Time: 6pm - 9.30pm

Where: Moonee Valley City Council, 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Cost: $30

Tenders, expressions of interest and quotes for government contracts may seem onerous but the rewards are big. Break down the barriers by understanding terminology and make your proposal stand out.

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April Economic Development Drop-in

When: Thursday, 27 April

Time: 10am-11.30am

Where: The Tin Roof Café, 338 Keilor Road, Niddrie

The Economic Development team at Moonee Valley City Council offers a range of services to support your business. Please feel free to join us in Niddrie.

Declutter your life and mind workshop

When: Saturday, 29 April
Time: 1.30pm–4.30pm
Cost: $71.01

This Declutter your Life and Mind Workshop is designed to help you:

  • gain an insight into what your clutter is and how it occurs
  • understand how clutter holds you back from living your best life
  • develop strategies to restore balance in your life by reducing or eliminating your physical, emotional and mental clutter

There will be real life case studies so that you can apply the necessary strategies in your own situation.

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May

Networking event – Niddrie Traders

When: Monday, 1 May

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Where: La Porchetta, 332A Keilor Road, Niddrie

Cost: Free 

The Niddrie Traders Association is hosting this business networking event. Come along and meet the committee and businesses.

May Economic Development Drop-in

When: Tuesday, 9 May 

Time: 10am-11.30am

Where: Revitalise Café, 293 Napier Street, Strathmore

The Economic Development team at Moonee Valley City Council offers a range of services to support your business. Please feel free to join us in Strathmore. 

How to Hire STAR Employees

When: Wednesday, 10 May 

Time: 9am - 4.30pm

Where: Quest Flemington Serviced Apartments

Cost:  $660 for one, $550 per person for more than one

Employing the wrong employee can be very expensive. This workshop focuses on hiring highly motivated staff who want to contribute to the growth of your business.

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Starting your business in Victoria

When: Thursday, 18 May 

Time: 9am – 12.30pm

Where: Flemington Community Centre, 25 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington

Cost:  Free - Registrations are essential

Are you an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant who is looking to start your own business? From taking the first steps to conducting a feasibility study on your business idea, this hands-on workshop will help you.

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Tax Essentials

When: Thursday, 25 May 

Time: 9am – 11.30am

Where: Moonee Valley City Council, 9 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds

Cost: Free - Registrations are essential 

Are you thinking of starting a business or new to business?  Register now for this free event run by ATO staff.

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Webinar: A masterclass focusing on customer centricity

When: Tuesday, 30 May

Time: 11am-11.45am

Learn why you need to listen to your customers and the reason behind “what’s best for the customer is best for your business”. Director of KBA, Colin Wilson, will provide you with great insight and competitive advantage so register NOW for this webinar to learn how to build a stronger customer focused culture in your business.

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Business Improvement Workshop

When: Wednesday, 31 May

Time: 9.00am-12.00 noon

Where: Quest Flemington Serviced Apartments 

Cost: $385 

Step away from the day-to-day operations of your business for a few hours to focus on your business goals, strategies and personal growth to become an effective leader and generate better profits for your business.  Join facilitator Colin Wilson, Director of Key Business Advisors, for a half day workshop to work on your business and come up with new ideas to improve your business.

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June

Record Keeping

When: Thursday, 1 June

Time: 9.00am – 11.30am

Where: Moonee Valley City Council, 9 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds 3039  

Cost: Free 

Are you new to business or thinking of starting a business? It's important to get your record keeping right. Come along to a presentation by ATO staff.

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June Economic Development Drop-in

When: Tuesday, 6 June

Time: 10am-11.30am

Where: District North Café, 678/680 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds 

The Economic Development team at Moonee Valley City Council offers a range of services to support your business. Please feel free to join us Moonee Ponds.

Workplace Bullying and Harassment Workshop

When: Wednesday, 14 June

Time: 9.00am-1.00pm

Where: Quest Flemington Serviced Apartments  

Cost: $375

Workplace bullying, harassment and discrimination is a risk to health and safety and can happen in any workplace. Take steps to prevent it from occurring in your workplace. Learn about the risk and how you can prevent and respond to these complaints by attending this interactive half day workshop. This training program is designed for business owners and managers to protect your business.

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Business Planning for Growth

When: Wednesday 21 June and Wednesday 28 June 

Time: 9.00am-5.00pm

Where: Moonee Valley City Council, 9 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds 3039  

Cost: $200

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? This workshop can help you to put the right strategy in place to make it happen. This intensive two-day program will help you identify new growth opportunities and plan changes you need to move confidently into the next phase of your business.  Supplemented with five hours of one-on-one support from an experienced small business mentor, you will learn how to implement your plan to drive your business growth.

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Monthly

Small Business Mentoring

When: Once a month

Time: Book a session between 10.30am and 2.45pm

Where: Moonee Valley City Council, 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Cost: Free

The City of Moonee Valley in conjunction with SBMS is offering business mentoring sessions to support businesses which are situated within the City of Moonee Valley. Small Business Clinics provide general business advice and can assist you in the initial steps you need to take to overcome an issue or information gap.

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