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Business Support

Council's Economic Development Team assist new and existing businesses with advice and support.

To get in contact with us, email: economicdevelopment@wangaratta.vic.gov.au or call 5722 0888.

Starting Your Business

Before going into business there are many things you must consider.  If you have an idea for a business within the Rural City of Wangaratta, the Council's Economic Development team recommends you set up a time to visit with the staff to discuss your ideas.
There are also a number of usefull resources to help you such as the Victorian Government's website which outlines all you need to know about setting up a business.

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Small Business Development Program

Uncover the secrets to business growth.  We host workshops and seminars that allow businesses to connect with industry experts.  Our series of business workshops and seminars provide participants with the ability to share and gain knowledge on a range of subjects relevant to your business.

Calendar of Workshops and Seminars

21 February 2018   Small Business Bus, 1594 Snow Road Milawa (Post Office car park)  Book Now

22 February 2018   Small Business Bus, 4888 Wangaratta-Whitfield Road Whitfield (Whitfield Road Reserve) Book Now

27 February 2018   Starting Up: How to turn an idea into a business, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street  Wangaratta    Book Now   

6 March 2018   Finance Fundamentals: How to keep the cash flowing, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street  Wangaratta  Book Now

14 March 2018   Pricing for Maximum Profit: how to set just right prices, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street  Wangaratta  Book Now

20 March 2018   Marketing Your Business: How to get it right first time, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street  Wangaratta  Book Now

26 & 27 March 2018   Commercialising Your New Idea, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street Wangaratta  (details for booking due soon)

 17 April 2018   Advanced marketing: How to make your strategy work smarter, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street Wangaratta   Book Now

24 April 2018   Keeping the right staff: How to employ good people, Wangaratta Government Centre 62-68 Ovens Street Wangaratta   Book Now

More workshops coming soon with Sales Techniques, Visual Merchandising, Advanced Social Media....keep up to date on the latest workshops through our website or join us on facebook/wangarattabusinessnetwork.  

 

 

 

Relocating or expanding your business

When considering an expansion or relocation of your business Wangaratta is serious about helping you to expand and grow.

We can assist you by:

  • Assistance with potential site selection
  • Providing you with up to date decision support material
  • Help you navigate available funidng and grant opportunities
  • Connecting your business with service providers and industry contacts
  • Offering a point of contact through the Council planning process
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