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Growing your Business

Greater Dandenong Business can provide you with a wide variety of information to help you make quality decisions for your business.

Read information about business training and events, mentoring, business grants, advocacy work, marketing support plus Council's specialist business publication Talking Business.

If you require more information email the Greater Dandenong Business Team on business@cgd.vic.gov.au or telephone 8571 1550. 
 

Business training and events

Find the next training or business event
 

Online learning

Greater Dandenong library members have free access to online services to support business growth including:

Lynda.com - Tool offering webinars on a range of lessons from finance, marketing, leadership and upskilling.

IbisWorld - Collection of online reports on industry risk ratings and company research.

Business Mentoring

Each local business is entitled to receive three free 45-minute mentoring sessions with a professional of their choice. Register your interest below by completing the form.

Business Mentoring Registration Form

Alternatively, email business@cgd.vic.gov.au or phone 8571 1550 with your business name, address and contact information to claim your sessions.

Mentoring sessions are facilitated by Small Business Mentoring Services (SBMS). Visit the website to read more about the mentors and experts.

Business Grants

Read more information about grant opportunities and programs that are the most relevant to your business:

Business Victoria Website

Australian Government Business Website

If you are interested in keeping up-to-date on Council grant opportunities, please submit your interest via email business@cgd.vic.gov.au and sign up to receive the business enewsletter.

Business Magazine

Talking Business Magazine (Quarterly)

Talking Business is a quarterly business publication covering stories on developments in the area, market trends, industry news and grant funding and training opportunities for businesses.

Talking Business Electronic Newsletter (Monthly)

A fortnightly electronic business enewsletter sharing time-sensitive information and opportunities. The enewsletter will be delivered straight to your inbox. To sign up, please complete the form below.

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Why book a mentor?

A private, confidential one-on-one mentoring session is a great opportunity to bounce ideas around with an experienced professional whether you are considering starting a business or run an existing business.

Contact the Economic Development team business@cgd.vic.gov.au to learn more.