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Global Entrepreneurship Week


7 free webinars over 7 days especially for rural Australians!

Mon 13 Nov  8.30-9.30pm

Valuing our entrepreneurs: What are the attributes of an entrepreneur?  Am I one or is it a student in my class? Why are they so important?


Tues 14 Nov  8.30-9.30pm

Overcoming start up barriers:  Got a great business idea but the challenges seem overwhelming?  Join us as we discuss some of the ways that these challenges can be overcome.


Wed 15 Nov: 8.30-9.30pm

Want to own a business? Why not buy an existing small-medium sized business?  Start Ups are a great way to get into business. But they aren’t the only way according to Michael Kerr from Kerr Capital. There are incredible opportunities to buy existing and proven small to medium sized businesses, Listen in to find out how and where you find these opportunities.


Thu 16 Nov  8.30-9.30pm

Capitalising on the digital era:  Can you afford not to be on the internet?  How can you take your business further?  Elise from Fair Dinkum Dog Coats will explain how she transformed her wholesale business into an online retail platform.


Frid 17 Nov  3.00-4.00pm

Collaborating and Cooperatives: No business is an island.  Why is collaboration essential in a rural town?  How can a group of people collaborate to make a business a reality?  Join Ann Durie, a partner of the award winning Bakery on Broadway, to discuss how they did it.  We will also share how a rural community retained their hardware store by forming a cooperative.


Sat 18 Nov 3.00-4.00pm

Is your rural community ready to establish an entrepreneurial ecosystem?  How can we create a collaborative culture where entrepreneurs are valued, nurtured and supported?  Operation Next Gen was put up against world best practice in June this year and proved itself worthy.  Sonia Wright will share her thoughts on what difference ONG has made in her community of Cohuna.


Sun 19 Nov 3.00-4.00pm

Q & A Session:  Wrapping up a week of fantastic discussion tailored for rural communities.  What else do you want to know about small business and entrepreneurship?  Ask your questions!

Earlier Event: October 15
International Rural Women's Day