South Eastern BEC
Illawarra ITeC has a host of business services available to help
ITeC, through our South Eastern BEC group incorporating Illawarra BEC,
Our experienced business mentors are available to offer training, mentoring and
Business services include:
ITeC is member of the national network of Business Enterprise Centres servicing the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and Far South Coast.
BEC Australia is a not-for-profit organisation whose primary role is to support and grow the national network of Business Enterprise
Through the range of Business Services provided by ITeC, we are able to support and assist small business through all stages of
Through ITeC Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) we can provide you with business advice, training, seminars,
ITeC can help your business in more ways than you might think. We do this through providing the following:
For more information on Business Enterprise Centres Australia click here.
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SHOALHAVEN & FAR SOUTH COAST Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (02) 4223 3100
Would you like to spend more time running your business, and less time worrying about it?
Perhaps you're not sure which way your business should go. You might be looking for ways to reconnect with your customers, boost productivity, or your bottom line. You may be a start-up, or you might feel like there's nowhere left to grow.
The Illawarra ITeC’s Small Business Advisory Service, caters to micro, small and medium businesses and has delivered Business Assistance services to the Illawarra and South Coast regions for the last 20 years. Our highly experienced business facilitators can provide support and advice through personalised, confidential, one-on-one sessions.
The Business Advisory Service can help you:
The Illawarra ITeC has a clear understanding of business in the local area and has been an influential factor in the success of many locally owned businesses.
The ITeC's Business Advisory Service aims to assist in the start up of new businesses, as well as help existing businesses grow. The Illawarra ITeC offers individual and tailored support to help you overcome many of the barriers new businesses face.
This includes helping you to:
Our South Eastern BEC incorporating Illawarra BEC, Shoalhaven BEC, South Coast BEC and Southern Highland BEC, have mobile business development managers available to help you meet your business goals.
This program is an Australian Government initiative for small business under the Small Business Advisory Program.
Are you in receipt of a Centrelink benefit? Would you like to start your own business but not sure where to start? ITeC’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) program can help.
The NEIS program is a self-employment program funded by the Department of Education,
Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR). NEIS helps eligible people become self supporting and independent of Centrelink by establishing and running their own small business.
Come in and meet with one of our specialist business mentors to discuss the viability of your business idea.
ITeC’s Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer (AEDO) Richard Davis is a Community Elder and has been supporting Aboriginal people establish small businesses in the area for 20 years. With a wealth of business knowledge, Richard is committed to encouraging an entrepreneurial culture within the Aboriginal community.
The Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer Program aims to assist Aboriginal people in establishing locally created and viable businesses and offers mobile business services throughout the Illawarra, Southern Highland and Far South Coast.
Here is what ITeC's AEDO can do to help you:
The AEDO program is a FREE service provided by the NSW Department of Education and Communities.
ITeC’s Business Enterprise Centre and the Business Advisory Service offers a range of workshops designed to assist you with the nuts and bolts of your business. It doesn’t matter what type of business you’re in; you will need to target your market through advertising and networking, develop and maintain bookkeeping practices that work for your business as well as the Tax Office, and plan for future growth of your business.
Regular workshops include:
SMALL BUSINESS BASICS
Are you thinking of starting a small business but confused about where to start?
The Small Business Basics workshop outlines the steps that you need to take to properly research
It is not enough to just have a fantastic product or service; you also need to be able to understand
This workshop will help you understand the different aspects of marketing, how your product / service
We will discuss:
BASIC BOOKKEEPING WORKSHOP
It is very important for any small business owner to know how to keep sound financial records but
This workshop is designed to provide an overview of record keeping responsibilities and provides
By attending this workshop, you will develop an understanding of financial control and the
Specalised workshops and seminars are regularly being held throughout the Illawarra, Shoalhaven
Effective business networking links together businesses who essentially become walking talking advertisements for one another.
Business networking is an effective, low cost marketing method for developing business opportunities and contacts based on referrals and introductions. This can be done face to face at meetings and gatherings, or by other methods such as telephone, email or business network websites.
There are many different types of networking groups. Some are structured, others are more casual. Some focus on exchanging referrals, while others encourage self promotion. Different types of networking groups work well for different types of people and different types of businesses. It’s simply about finding the networking group that’s right for your personality. Once you find the right group, you’ll also find the most appropriate networking leads for your business.
Networking events in your area include:
SHOALHAVEN & FAR SOUTH COAST
Contact ITeC to discuss which networking event would suit you and your business.
Working with Small Business across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Far South Coast- Small Business Clubs assists local business operators develop their businesses through education, networking and keeping up with issues affecting the small business sector.
With a focus on generating strong business networks, cross referrals and developing industry currency, the Wollongong Small Business Club, Shoalhaven Small Business Club and Bega Valley Small Business Club bring you keynote speakers who engage, educate and inspire.
The Wollongong Small Business Club meet on the first Tuesday of every month at the Villa Dora Function Centre, commencing at 5.30pm.
Schedule for the Bega Valley and Shoalhaven Small Business Clubs are to be advised shortly.
Click here for more information on past guest speakers of the Small Business Club.