Now more than ever it’s time for businesses to come together to talk and support each other. In Sutherland Shire many networking, support and education events are continuing to grow. From live events to webinars to zoom sessions businesses across Sutherland Shire are finding connecting with like minded people invaluable. We have listed some below:
LEARN HOW TO BUILD YOUR BRAND (ONLINE) – REALISE BUSINESS
Feb 5 (930-1130am) Learn how to set your business up for success as you build your brand online and social media.
COFFEE AND CONNECT – SHIREWOMEN
Feb 6 (9-1030am) – Topic and speaker TBA. Coffee & Connect is woman-centric Business Networking & Educational monthly event held by ShireWomen.
HOW TO DESIGN A NEW PRODUCT OR SERVICE IN UNDER 30 DAYS AND GET SALES BEFORE YOU LAUNCH – (ONLINE) REALISE BUSINESS
Feb 9 (930-1130am) Learn how you should be designing your new products and services, how to avoid the pitfalls of product marketing and how to get sales before you even launch.
AFTER 5 DRINKS (SUTHERLAND SHIRE BUSINESS CHAMBER) –IN PERSON TRADIES CARINGBAH
Feb 11 (5-630pm) – SSBC first face-to-face event for the year. This is a great opportunity to connect and network with other local businesses in a friendly and relaxed setting.
START A BUSINESS WORKSHOP – (ONLINE) REALISE BUSINESS
Feb 11 (12-3pm) Whether you are in the process of starting a new venture or simply have an idea and don’t know what to do next, this workshop is sure to provide you with everything you need to know to setup your new business and hit the ground running. No matter what type of business you are thinking about, this content-rich workshop gives you the essential information to help you start your business.
SOUTHERN SYDNEY- POST PANDEMIC (DOLTONE HOUSE) – SHIREBIZ
Feb 12 (1215pm) – Hear from the NSW Premier The Hon Gladys Berejeklian MP on Southern Sydney- Post Pandemic. What is planned for the Shire at Government level.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE MY BUSINESS – (ONLINE) REALISE BUSINESS
Feb 16 (12-1pm) There has been an exponential increase in the number of search terms triggering local search results. As a result, Google is prioritising it’s Local Map Pack listings above all else, making it the most valuable real estate on search results pages for local businesses.
THE POWER OF FACEBOOK – (ONLINE) REALISE BUSINESS
Feb 22 (12-1pm) You may already have tried Facebook ads but failed to achieve the results you were hoping for, or you may want to start using Facebook ads to open up a new marketing channel for your business. Either way, join Facebook advertising expert, Yesica Alfonso, to learn how you can achieve 3 major online milestones for YOUR BUSINESS.
SOUTHERN STRENGTH'S FIRST BREAKFAST OF 2021
Feb 23 (730-10am) - Hear from the Western Parkland City’s new Aerotropolis and New Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility & presenters from Western Sydney University.
WHY YOU NEED AN ORGANIC SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY FOR YOUR BRAND – (ONLINE) REALISE BUSINESS
Mar 2 (12-1pm) Social media platforms are rapidly becoming pay to play in order to reach your audience, but you can grow your brand through unpaid (organic) social media too! Having a social media presence for your business is vital for building your brand, showcasing your values, building trust and creating awareness. Sara Berry, Realise Business Marketing Advisor, will show you how to improve your "unpaid" social media reach and engagement.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021 – ShireWomen
Mar 8 (1130-230pm) - The theme for 2021 IWD is #ChooseToChallenge, the focus of the event is around those who have chosen to challenge the prescribed norms of business and achieved great success.
BUBBLES & BRUNCH TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (In Person) Sullivan Dewing
12 Mar 21 (9-11am) - Celebrate International Women's Day. Relax, catch up with friends and be inspired by our local women in business! All funds raised from the morning will be supporting Orana Women's Health Centre who are a fabulous local charity helping Sutherland Shire Families who are doing it tough, and women in domestic abuse situations.
ON DEMAND WEBINARS
SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL – SMALL BUSINESS MONTH (WEBINAR) SERIES – Now available on demand.
Sutherland Shire Council hosted a series of free webinars as part of Small Business Month to assist local businesses reboot during these challenging times. We had 3 inspiring speakers who helped futureproof business, provided the latest information on digital marketing and explained the latest technology for the digital path ahead. A big thank you to all the local businesses who attended. For those unable to join us, we have made the recordings available on demand including presentations and take outs.
BUSINESS CONNECT - ONGOING
Attend a FREE government funded Business Connect webinar, online workshop or event to develop your business skills and support your business success. Business Connect has a range of on demand Webinars, podcasts, videos, training and fact-sheets to view at any time.
GOOGLE ON DEMAND WORKSHOPS (ONLINE) Google Down Under
Having trouble getting your business found online? Google Down Under have put together some free ‘on demand’ workshops available now to help your business stand out online.
SPARK FESTIVAL 2020 VIDEOS ON DEMAND
An inspiring resource for start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs.
FUTUREISE INSIGHTS - DIGITAL MARKETING ESSENTIALS & INNOVATION FOR PROFITABILITY (Webinar) – NetStripes
ADAPTING TO CHANGE (Webinar series) AusIndustry
ATO SMALL BUSINESS WEBINARS - Ongoing
Regular business networking events in the Sutherland Shire:
BUSINESS BREAKFASTS AND AFTER 5 DRINKS NETWORKING EVENTS MONTHLY (ONLINE) - Sutherland Shire Business Chamber
COFFEE AND CONNECT MONTHLY (ONLINE) - ShireWomen
BNI WEEKLY (ONLINE) - Business Network InternationalBNI WEEKLY (ONLINE) - Business Network International
CRONULLA PUB BIZ MONTHLY (Cronulla) - Realise Business
SHIREWOMEN COLLECTIVE CONNECT MONTHLY (Caringbah) - ShireWomen
SHIRE BIZ QUARTERLY (Woolooware) - ShireBiz
SOUTHERN STRENGTH AGILE MANUFACTURING NETWORK - Southern Strength
CLUB SEVEN LUNCH AND LEARN MONTHLY (Cronulla) - Club Seven
SHIRE ACCORDS - Sutherland Shire liquor Accord
TOASTMASTERS WEEKLY (Multiple locations ) - Toast Masters
BXNETWORKING MONTHLY (Sutherland and Cronulla) - BxNetworking
THE ALTERNATIVE BOARD MONTHLY (Miranda) -The Alternative Board Sutherland Shire
BUSINESS BUILDERS GROUP (Miranda) - Sutherland Shire Chapter Business Builders Group
CONNECT10 (Gymea) - Connect10
Regular markets stall enquiry:
Shire Farmers Market - Sutherland WEEKLY
Saltwater Market - Bundeena MONTHLY
Rotary Community Market - Engadine - MONTHLY
Caringbah Markets - Caringbah - MONTHLY
Other major events in the Sutherland Shire:
If you are hosting a business event you can add your event here and we will promote it.
Enquiries can be directed to Economic & Community Development on 9710 0892 or firstname.lastname@example.org