Start & grow
When you're just starting out in business, there's a lot to think (and worry) about.
From planning, financing, legal and marketing, to general management, exporting and human resourcing, starting a business can seem overwhelming.
Find out how we can assist you at every stage of your business development.
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Running a business can be challenging.
Not only do you have to operate the business day-to-day, but you also may need to service existing customers or clients, manage employees and look at how you to achieve economies of scale, reduce costs, service other markets, overtake potential competitors and increase profits.
Talk to a Business Connect advisor for advice and support. Our advisors are experienced professionals and provide confidential advice.
You may want to grow your business to gain an edge over your competition, exploit new markets or remain relevant in your industry.
Read about how we've helped businesses achieve success.
News and Events
Upper Hunter highest 'Pie in the Southern Sky'
The Upper Hunter town of Merriwa made history on the weekend setting a Southern Hemisphere record by launch a meat pie to the highest ever altitude.
Humanitix bags $1 million prize at Google Impact Challenge
Jobs for NSW supported not-for-profit company Humanitix has won the Google Impact challenge along with $1 million prize money to invest in the business.
Business Connect musters support for sheep counting app
Central West farmer Marian McGann is developing an app that counts and records stock numbers while out in the paddock, with support from Business Connect.
Byron Bay company wins regional exporter award at Premier’s NSW Export Awards
Byron Bay fashion business Spell & the Gypsy Collective took out the Regional Exporter of the Year Award at the Premier’s NSW Export Awards.
Finnish lessons: increasing equity and opportunity in Australia's education system through research
Exporting to the US (Newcastle)
This workshop aims to help new and aspiring exporters gain a better understanding of doing business in the USA market and identify the export opportunities.
2018 Australia China Trade Summit (ACBC)
Hear from experts and industry leaders in agriculture, food and beverage, services and technology on the opportunities in China.
Gulfood is the largest annual food event attracting 97,000 visitors from around the world. Join the Food Innovation Australia Ltd Australia Showcase at the 2019 exhibition.