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Training & Events

Council is delighted to deliver a range of workshops and expert talks in 2017 to support and help our important, valued and respected business community. These events are designed to provide the most up-to-date information and education on topics that are relevant to owning and/or operating a business in today's fast paced landscape.   

Get Connected

The City of Ryde and Ryde Business Forum invite you to attend this not to be missed business event. Join guest speakers Grant Hartley, Serena Dot Ryan and Les Bell as they talk about their expertise in Google My Business, digital marketing and online security. Get your business noticed for all the right reasons!

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2017 Northern District Local Business Awards

In conjunction with Precedent Productions, the City of Ryde is proud to be a major sponsor of this prestigious and highly coveted awards program. The awards aim to celebrate and provide local businesses with a rare moment to be recognised for their hard work and overall determination to run a successful business. 

Self Nomination Category
Businesses recognised and awarded in the areas of: Information, Media and Telecommunications; Manufacturing; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Business & Consumer Products. 

City of Ryde Social Inclusion Award
This category recognises businesses that address the needs of a diversified community. To be eligible for this award, business must demonstrate a commitment to creating an inclusive environment and how the business is adopting inclusive practices that go beyond regulatory compliance.

Entries closed on Tuesday 8 August. The awards evening will be held on Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at The Epping Club. For more information please call Precedent Productions on 8577 5060 or email


Start a Business

10am - 2pm
This workshop is perfect for anyone thinking about starting their own business or who has been in business for less than 12 months. Following the workshop, participants will receive a Statement of Attendance. View workshop dates below for more information or to book online.

Workshop Dates: 24 October, 21 November, 12 December

Planning for Growth

12.30pm - 4.30pm
Gain better insight into what you're wanting to achieve with your business, and a clear game plan for achieving growth in your business this year. View workshop dates below for more information or to book online.

Workshop Dates: 25 October, 22 November, 13 December

Marketing for Growth

12.30pm - 4.30pm
Learn how to build strong marketing strategies and learn proven techniques to propel your business results. View workshop dates below for more information or to book online.

Workshop Dates: 28 September (POSTPONED), 26 October, 23 November, 14 December 


Last updated on 22 September 2017