Small Business and Employment Programs
City of Parramatta’s business programs and events support the City’s new and existing businesses, its entrepreneurs and its growing workforce.
With access to quality seminars and workshops by leading training organisations and industry professionals, our programs provide an introduction to important business development tools that make starting or growing a business easier.
Our diverse resident population and workforce are offered opportunities for professional upskilling, improving their employability and giving them a pathway for further development.
Council’s support of business events in Parramatta helps ensure our business community is provided with opportunities for networking, connecting, recognition and reward.
Small Business events
City of Parramatta proudly supports significant events and programs by our business community, local Business Chambers and Government organisations. Offering opportunities for businesses to connect with each other and establish professional networks, these events are an important addition to your calendar.
|Export and Global Readiness Seminar||1 August 2017|
|Parramatta Local Business Awards - Gala Presentation||2 August 2017|
|Western Sydney Business Awards for Business Excellence - Gala Dinner||15 September 2017|
Small Business Programs
The Small Business Programs and workshops offer key learning opportunities and advice to those wishing to start or grow their small business in Parramatta. Offered through the year are multi-session courses or stand-alone workshops to suit your business development needs.
|How to Start a Small Business – 8 Week Program (Monday Night)||14 August 2017 - 9 October 2017|
|How to Start a Small Business – 8 Week Program (Tuesday Night)||15 August 2017 - 10 October 2017|
|Google Business Solutions||31 July 2017|
|How To Sell Your Services||3 August 2017|
|Low Cost Online Marketing||4 August 2017|
|Social Media Strategies||9 August 2017|
|Digital Marketing Masterclass||15 August 2017|
|Marketing and Sales Planning||22 August 2017|
|Power of Effective Prospecting||29 August 2017|
|How to Start a Small Business||6 September 2017|
|Contracts and Legal Matters for Your Business||12 September 2017|
|Tax Basics for Small Business||20 September 2017|
Employment Skills Programs
A range of learning opportunities are offered through the Employment Skills Programs, spanning introductory job seeking and interview skills to advanced skills development workshops. These programs are also offered via employment and social enterprise channels in Parramatta.
There are currently no Employment Skills Programs available.
Australian Taxation Office
The Australian Taxation Office offers free small business education events. Click here to visit their page regarding the latest Parramatta events.
For any enquiries, please contact Council’s Economic Development team at email@example.com.