Business Connect

Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start or grow your small business.

Whether you are just starting out with a great business idea or looking to expand and grow your business, Business Connect services can help you on your journey to business success.

Register online or call 1300 134 359 to book an appointment with a trusted advisor in your local area.

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Learn more about our services

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    About Business Connect

    Business Connect aims to support small businesses to startup, create jobs through growth, help established small to medium enterprises (SMEs) become sustainable and increase business confidence across NSW.

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    Disability sector opportunities

    Business Connect has dedicated disability sector advisors, workshops and events to provide businesses with independent and confidential advice and information to make the most of new opportunities under the NDIS.

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    Disrupted industries

    Business Connect has dedicated advisors to help businesses in the Point to Point industry and businesses affected by CBD and South East Light Rail construction to adapt to new circumstances

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    Business Bus

    The Business Bus delivers highly subsidised face-to-face business advice to regional areas across NSW.

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    Start your business

    Business Connect advisors give you the advice, skills and information you need to navigate the steps to set up your business. Their experience and knowledge are gained from running a small business themselves.

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    Grow your business

    Speak to a Business Connect advisor to help plan the next stage of your business. Our digital specialist advisors will also make sure you are making the most of your digital marketing and maximising online sales.

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    Frequently asked questions

    With a network of local advisors available across NSW, complemented by specialist support, Business Connect provides the advice, skills and information you need at any stage of your business.

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    Success stories

    Our Business Connect advisors have helped many small businesses across NSW succeed. Learn more about how Business Connect can help your business grow.

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    Business Connect events

    Business Connect runs a number of workshops and seminars to help you start and grow your small business.

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    Back to Business Week

    Back to Business Week is a NSW Government initiative that runs from 26 February – 4 March 2017. Back to Business Week celebrates small to medium businesses and promotes and supports the critical role they play in local communities.