Day: 10 December 2021

5 Indigenous-owned trailblazing small businesses

Indigenous-owned businesses not only contribute to the Australian economy, they play a major part in sustaining and sharing culture from their communities with the world. Lucky for us, buying from Australia’s rich variety of Indigenous-owned small businesses has never been easier. As the small business community has been facing a tough period of uncertainty and …

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7 Steps to become an entrepreneur and launch your business

Australia’s start-up scene is thriving. But you probably know that being a small business owner. At last count, there were 355,722 new business entities in Australia, in this ever-growing market. Want to know the secrets of how to become a successful entrepreneur? Here’s our step-by-step guide. 1. Start With Why Most businesses start with an idea, often …

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5 Step guide: starting a small business in New South Wales

New South Wales is a great place to start a new business – more than 736,000 small businesses call NSW home. The state’s economy is growing fast, and solid population growth and a strong pipeline of infrastructure and housing construction reflect strong business confidence. Before you launch your new business in NSW, you’ll need to create …

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8 Step guide: starting a small business in Victoria

Starting a new business is an exciting time – but pre-planning is essential. Before you launch, you should be confident there’s a market for the products or services you’re planning to sell, you understand the regulatory and tax requirements of being a business owner in Victoria, and you can meet the cost requirements of starting …

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Top 10 government grants for startups and small businesses

Have you ever wondered how to get a small business grant? There are several government business grants on both a state and federal level, and they’re a great way to kick-start your new ideas or grow your existing business. What is a business grant? Government business grants are available to eligible entrepreneurs, start-ups, home businesses and small …

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7 Christmas marketing tips; create a festive online experience

Many retailers transform their storefronts for the Christmas shopping season. Magical wonderland settings help customers get in the mood for gift-giving, but COVID-19 could affect customers’ willingness to shop in-store this festive season.To adapt, business owners need to rethink how they can develop unique, omnichannel online Christmas shopping experiences for their customers. While the customer …

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Amid Omicron SME business sentiment hits all time low

According to research by SavvySME, business sentiment has plummeted to all time lows in 2021 after months of lockdown, amidst the arrival of Omicron. The SavvySME Business Sentiment Report 2021 analysed the behaviour of users on the community marketplace in the past 12 months, in particular the activities of those looking to start new businesses. …

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Austrade Approved Business Events
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  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link: https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants
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