About The Festival

What is Small Business Festival?

Small Business Festival is an annual festival thatĀ comprisesĀ an extensive program of hundreds of events in metropolitan and regional Victoria, providing ideas and information to start, operate and grow a business.

Presented by Small Business Victoria, the Festival has drawn hundreds of thousands of small business owners and managers over more than a decade, and provided small businesses with the opportunity to exchange ideas, access free or low-cost information and support and establish valuable professional networks.

The Festival offers a wide range of practical, interactive and innovative events that cover topics such as business planning, marketing, social media, networking and financial management.

All events are presented at low cost or free, and are designed to help small business owners improve their productivity and offers opportunities to learn from, network, and engage with other like-minded businesses and industry experts.

Help For Small Businesses With Year-Round Services

Discover the many ways Small Business Victoria can help you turn your passion into a successful and profitable enterprise.

Small Business Workshops

Attend low-cost, practical and expertly facilitated workshops in 23 topics to help you plan, start and grow your business.

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Small Business Mentoring

Contact us to book one to one business mentoring and advice from and experienced advisor.

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Small Business Bus

Our buses are on the move around Victoria. Look for us online to book a time to speak to us about your business needs.

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Visit the Business Victoria website here to find out more about how we can help your business.