|This week's eBulletin|
|Decisions that Drive Profits Program|
|Last Chance for Tickets!|
Catapult is an action-orientated 3 hour workshop designed for small business owners who are action takers and looking to set solid business foundations to grow their business.
The workshop will have 3 key focus areas:
· Business Performance
· Customer Experience
· Digital Marketing
Participants will walk away with 3 implementable plans to help effect real change.Register Now!
|Modern Manufacturing Initiative Grant|
The Federal Governments Modern Manufacturing Initiative grant program is now open for applications from food and beverage manufacturers until April 27 and manufacturers in the defence sector until April 28. Grant applications for Manufactures in the Recycling and Clean Energy sector will open soon.
The Manufacturing Integration stream supports manufacturing businesses to integrate their products and services into domestic and global value chains.
|The Small Business Bus is coming to Sunshine|
It will be visiting the Sunshine Market Place on the 27th of April between 10am-4pm. Head down to 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine (in front of Library) to have a chat with a Business Victoria Information Officer!
|Victorian Government Tenders|
Victorian Government has newly released tenders for the Staffing Services State
Purchase Contract and the Print Management and Associated Services State
|Tender Processes and Business Plan Guidance|
|Think, Shop, Buy and Dine Local Competition|
Tell us what ‘Local’ is to you, and you could win. Competition closes Friday 30 April 2021, 5pm.
Join in the conversation and share your thoughts to be in the running to win:
1 x $100 Voucher from Green Empire St, Sunshine North
|Jobs Victoria Fund|
The Jobs Victoria Fund is providing $250 million in wage subsidies to assist Victorian businesses employ at least 10,000 people who are looking for work. As a business, you may be eligible for a subsidy of up to $20,000 to employ someone affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic.
The Jobs Victoria Fund is now open for applications. Further information including funding guidelines and eligibility is available here.
Please contact the Jobs Victoria Hotline on 1300 208 575 or email@example.com for further information.
|Free Small Business Mentoring|
Struggling with Business Recovery and Resilience Post 2020?
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry offers eight hours of professional mentoring for businesses effected by COVID-19 during 2020. To find out how you can access this free service for your business click here.
|Business Development Program|
Learn new skills to build your business:
Small Business Bus
27 April - Sunshine, outside Village Cinemas, Marketplace Shopping Centre
Small Business Victoria
A series of webinars to improve business success - for further information click
ATO: Support for Small Business Webinar
A series of free interactive online webinars presented by experienced tax specialists, where you can ask questions to help you apply the information to your situation - register here
|Partners in Wellbeing Helpline|
For further information and translation services click here.
|COVID-19 Business Requirements|
Make sure you’re adhering to the current COVID-19 restrictions
|Business Mentoring Sessions|
Book your free voucher for one-on-one expert business mentoring via video or telephone with one of our specialist partners.
SBMS mentoring sessions provide operational support and identify resources to help your business grow. They can provide advice in languages other than English.
ION Group provides a strategic ‘whole of business’ approach to review your situation, and help you prepare adaptation strategies for re-opening, reinventing and rebuilding your business.
For more information and a discussion about your mentoring needs, contact the Economic Development Team firstname.lastname@example.org
|Powerful Business Resources|
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