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.
This prgram is now fully booked.
May - June
An 8 week course for new small business owners or those interested in starting a business. The Ryde Business Bootcamp is a small business training program that has been delivered in partnership with Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, Ryde Business Forum and City of Ryde for over five years.
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: 16 May, 20 June, 25 July, 22 August, 26 September, 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: 17 May, 22 June, 26 July, 23 August, 27 September, 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: 18 May, 23 June, 27 July, 24 August, 28 September, 26 October, 23 November, 14 December
Cutting through digital noise - content that connects
Tuesday 30 May 2017, 9.30am - 11.30am
Learn how to craft your messages, when to send them and in what medium is key to cutting through the digital noise and reaching your audience. For more information or to book online, click here.
Remarketing: How to increase your sales through return website visitors
Wednesday 7 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
During this expert talk you will understand why doing Remarketing is good for your business. For more information or to book online, click here.
Grow your business with Google AdWords
Wednesday 14 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
Learn how to use Google AdWords to advertise your business online in a cost effective way. For more information or to book online, click here.
Taking on your first employee
Friday 16 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
This Expert Talk will give you all the information you need to protect yourself and your business from potential issues when you are hiring employees. For more information or to book online, click here.
Digital Marketing (Part 1) Getting connected with your perfect customers with digital marketing tools
Wednesday 21 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
Presented by Serena Ryan learn new ways to get connected with your customers using Social Media. For more information or to book online, click here.
Digital Marketing (Part 2) How to grow your business with social media
Wednesday 28 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
In this expert talk you will learn where and when to be online and how you can make the most of social media. For more information or to book online, click here.
Boost your sales and save time with marketing automation
Thursday 29 June 2017, 12pm - 1.30pm
Understand how affordable new technology can increase your productivity and deliver faster revenue growth while making your marketing more personal. For more information or to book online, click here.