Building Better Business in the Hunter
Hunter Business Forum
Winning Government Grants
The Hunter Business Forum is a free, business networking event that brings local businesses together to share their experience and expertise, network with industry leaders, create new alliances and partnerships, keep up-to-date on trends, make valuable connections and exchange business leads
In addition to business networking, this event will feature a presentation outlining current Government grants and programs available for small businesses along with tips and advice on writing successful grant and tender applications.
Hunter Business Forum participants are able to access free business advisory consultations as part of the Backing Small Business program.
Morning tea will be provided at the conclusion of the event, with attendees invited to participate in informal networking.
The Hunter Region Business Hub (HUB) is pleased to deliver the Hunter Business Forum and Backing Small Business in cooperation with Cessnock City Council as part of their Business Disaster Recovery and Disaster Preparedness Workshops to help local businesses to grow and thrive. These events are funded by the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund project through the joint Commonwealth/State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.
For more information on the program, please contact Troy White at the HUB on (02) 4936 2557.
Cessnock 5th April 10.30am
Kurri Kurri 6th April 9am
Singleton 7th April 9am
Greta/Branxton 8th April 9am
We’ve received some wonderful feedback from attendees of our previous events; check out some of their comments below:
- “I loved the forum-style event where everyone got to talk”
- “Very positive experience. Great to hear the stories of other local small business owners”
- “Informative, great presentation, a very comfortable atmosphere + great connections to be made”
THE HUNTER REGION BUSINESS HUB
Established in 1992, The Hunter Region Business Hub is a leading not for profit business service organisation that provides professional services and support to businesses of all shapes, sizes and fields. Working closely with Government, Industry and our network of Business Enterprise Centres (BEC), we’re a sought-after, trusted advisor to businesses both locally and throughout Australia.
Whether you’re a new business starting out with our New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS), an existing business seeking digital marketing support through the Digital Solutions program, a specialist requiring business consulting or you’re interested in tenancy or training at The Hub – our staff have the expertise and experience to help you thrive.
Need to expand your home office, relocating or downsizing? Why not consider Hunter Region Business Hub. The Hub is centrally located in the Hunter Valley and is close to the Hunter Expressway.
- Centrally located ½ hour to Newcastle and Singleton and 15 minutes to Maitland and Cessnock, close to Hunter Expressway
- Air conditioned and carpeted
- Cost effective monthly fee includes electricity, rates, cleaning, security, council and water rates
- Subsidised rents – conditions apply
- Free off street parking for you, your staff and clients
WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE HUNTER REGION BUSINESS HUB
a selection of our member businesses
Capita Wealth Advice is a wealth management and personal and business financial advice firm owned by Paul Atkin, a highly qualified advisor with over 15 years in practice. Paul can give advice on Investments, including Sharemarket, Investment Bonds, Deposit Products. Superannuation, including Company, Personal and SMSF. Retirement income streams, including Account Based Pensions and Centrelink effective funds. Retirement Planning, including Aged Care and Estate Planning. Income Protection, Life Insurance, Trauma and Disability insurance. […]
Chadwick Blinds and Shutters is a family-owned business based in Maitland NSW. We supply and install a range of Window Blinds, Plantation Shutters, Curtains, Awnings and Screen Doors. Our focus is all about you and making your home a nicer place to live. We achieve this through personal consultation and ensuring that we always recommend products that suit your requirements. Window coverings should not only look great, they also need to serve a multitude of […]
Finance & Accounting Services – Outsource your finance and accounting processes to an expert so you can get on with running your business. I have over ten years experience in providing finance and accounting solutions to businesses within the Hunter Valley region, and possess specialised expertise within the wine industry. A qualified accountant, I provide a suite of services covering the wide spectrum of bookkeeping and accounting, including sales invoicing, accounts payable function, payroll processing, […]
If you’re in need of high-quality bookkeeping & BAS Agent service, look no further than Books Alive Bookkeeping. Our adaptability, reliability, and experience make us a valuable member of any team, especially for startups, small businesses, sole traders. Certified Xero Partner for 10 years. Certified Dext Partner for 4 years. As a modern bookkeeping business, we ensure that our services incorporate professional and user-friendly software that allows you to track and view your financial information with […]
Explore and Soar are a group of passionate occupational therapists that work in collaboration with families, support networks and educators to ensure that children reach their highest potential. We are mobile therapists that offer a range of services in the Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Muswellbrook and Central Coast regions. We consistently work towards inclusion, equal accessibility to all services and bridging the gap for rural communities, whilst maintaining best evidence-based practice. As a team of occupational […]
The Spot for Speech Pathology – We are a private paediatric speech pathology practice providing services to Maitland, Cessnock, Newcastle and the surrounding areas. We offer clinic (Kurri Kurri NSW 2327), home, preschool and school visits. We assess, diagnose and treat the following areas of practice: speech sounds, receptive language, expressive language, literacy, stuttering, social skills and play skills. We provide personalised, fun and evidence-based activities to assist our clients in reaching their communication goals. […]