According to their official Facebook page, the Small Business Festival Victoria is “the biggest annual learning and networking opportunity for small business owners across Victoria.”
According to their official website, the Small Business Festival Victoria consists of feature events, online resources, and regional festivals, covering a wide range of topics for all types of small businesses. These topics include but are not limited to: business development, business planning, crisis management, customer services, employing and managing people, exporting and importing, financial management, franchising, grants and assistance, green business, home based business, innovation, managing risk, marketing and social media, networking, online business, sales, starting a business, training and skills development, and WHS.
The feature events include: Small Business BIG Ideas, festival roadshows, webinars, an events hub, Women In Business Week, a podcast series, the Digital Innovation Festival, mentoring sessions on the Small Business Bus, and spotlight events.
The regional festivals are being held in multiple cities and regions throughout Victoria, including but not limited to: Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, the Gippsland region, Warrnambool, Mildura, Wodonga, Wangaratta, Shepparton and Horsham.
The Small Business Festival Victoria kicked off on August 1 and will conclude on September 7.