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Start A Business Workshop

Get your business off the ground at speed! Do you have a business idea but are unsure where to start? Let’s make 2018 your year for new business success.

Whether you are in the process of starting a new venture or simply have an idea and don’t know what to do next, this workshop is sure to provide you with everything you need to know to setup your new business and hit the ground running. Our expert Business Advisors will be able to assist you in understanding and actioning all the fundamentals to starting your business; beginning with a Customer Discovery session to help you identify the problem and solution you are providing for your target customer. In the afternoon, you’ll go through all the fundamentals of becoming a business owner, from legal structure to financial management, to creating a business action plan.

What’s on Offer?

  • An exciting day of workshops, split into 2 x 3 hour sessions with the option to attend either one or both sessions; all at a subsidised rate
  • Morning Session – Customer Discovery with Startup Expert Matt Trustrum
  • Light lunch & refreshments provided for morning session participants who are staying on for the afternoon session
  • Afternoon Session – Business Startup Planning with Business Advisor Katherine Blizard
  • Subsidised by the NSW Government through the Business Connect program
  • Perfect for those intending on starting a business to gain valuable insight into the correct ways to setup their new venture

There is a small fee to attend. Online bookings essential. 


North Ryde Train Station is a comfortable 12 minute walk from venue, and due to limited parking and traffic congestion this would be the ideal method of travel. However if you choose to drive note there is limited parking on Richardson Place so please allow extra time for parking. You are permitted to use the limited parking spaces marked ‘Reserved for Council’ in front of Building 0 and sign in at Reception (Level 1) to avoid any parking fines. 

This Realise Business workshop is hosted by the City of Ryde.

Date & Time

Wednesday 21 February 2018 / 10.00AM - 1.00PM
Wednesday 21 February 2018 / 1.30PM - 4.30PM


Business Connect
Phone: (02) 9545 5900


$49 per person. Online registrations essential.

Register Online


City of Ryde North Ryde Office, Level 1, Building 0 (Binary Centre), 3 Richardson Place, North Ryde 2113 View Map

-33.798443, 151.145223
Level 1, Building 0 (Binary Centre), 3 Richardson Place, North Ryde New South Wales 2113

City of Ryde North Ryde Office

Level 1, Building 0 (Binary Centre), 3 Richardson Place, North Ryde 2113

Last updated on 2 February 2018