Explore a suite of resources and workshops tailored for businesses in Cockburn. From sales and marketing to productivity, gain expert insights to elevate your business.
Micro Business Networking Group: A free event
Are you a growing business with up to four staff? Come and meet other micro, solo, or home-based business owners in the City of Cockburn each month and build your local network.
The Micro Business Networking Group offers:
- Friendly and informal networking opportunities
- Monthly expert-led skill booster sessions on hot topics
- A welcoming and fun atmosphere for all.
Ready for a cuppa connection? Come along for a relaxed morning of networking with fellow Cockburn micro business owners.
View upcoming Micro Business Networking Group events
Sales, marketing and productivity workshops
The City of Cockburn works with partner organisation to deliver workshops focusing on key skills for small business owners. From branding to Instagram and much more, we have a monthly workshop program that is open to you.
All in person workshops include a delicious morning tea and opportunities for connection and questions.
View upcoming wokshops
Sponsored programs and specialist training
Each year the City sponsors programs and training initiatives to support business growth. These vary from small business programs with a marketing focus, such as Amplify, to programs that have a strategic focus like Thrive and Curtin Ignition.
We also recognise the need for support in specific industries such as the Blue Economy, Tourism and the Defence supply chain. Programs such as the Defence Ready workshop series and our sponsorship of the Blue Gravity program
help support innovators and entrepreneurs to hone their skills and thrive in these niches.
To stay up to date with the latest sponsored programs and initiatives, subscribe to the Business Newlsetter
and check our Business Events calendar
SBDC's marketing resources, tools and workshops
The Small Business Development Commission (SBDC) offers a variety of resources, tools, and workshops to help you market your business effectively.
Visit the SBDC website
to find out about:
- 8 steps to marketing your business: Guidance to identify opportunities and target your market
- Marketing and promotion strategies: Tips to decide on product, price, promotion, place, people, and processes to attract and keep customers
- Market research: Techniques to refine your marketing approach
- Digital marketing: How to use websites, email marketing, social media, search engine optimisation, and more.
Stay up to date with the latest trends and insights with SBDC's Marketing Blog
, filled with useful tips.
Want to enhance your marketing skills? Check out SBDC's sales and marketing-related workshops
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