October is Small Business Month and the NSW Government is supporting events in locations across the state and online.

In the Northern Rivers free workshops and events are being held in Lismore, Kyogle, Ballina and Byron Bay.

Lightbulb Moments5:30pm at the Kyogle Bowling Club, Tuesday 9 October 2018

Kyogle Council and Lismore City Council have partnered to deliver a program of activities for Small Business Month with expert business consultants Lilly Choi-Lee and Trevor Lee of TravConsult. Lightbulb moments will provide valuable insights into the opportunities for tourism, retail and lifestyle businesses to embrace change in order to grow their markets, collaborate effectively and improve customer experiences.

Small Business Insights7:15am at Lismore City Hall, Wednesday 10 October 2018

Lismore City Council and Kyogle Council have partnered to deliver a program of activities for Small Business Month with expert business consultants Lilly Choi-Lee and Trevor Lee of TravConsult. They will work with business communities in October to discuss future business growth and development opportunities.

Small Business Expo8am to 11:30am in Ballina Wednesday 17 October 2018

An intensive expo for startups, entrepreneurs and  small business in the Northern Rivers. A great opportunity to connect to local successful entrepreneurs along with business, marketing & digital experts.  Hear their experiences both positive & negative to help you make a start on your journey. During the workshop you will learn the basics of the ‘Startup Economy’ and the steps involved to form an ‘ideas’ pitch.

Growing your business globally7:30am at the Byron Community Centre, Tuesday 30 October 2018

Presented by Australia Post this workshop will be jam-packed with advice to help make your global business journey easier.  Registrations and breakfast/coffee will be served from 7:30am. The session will commence at 8am and run for approximately 90 minutes.

Check out the Small Business Month Events website for more information and online events.