Business events and workshops

Willoughby Council invites business owners, managers and professionals from across Willoughby to come together for our business knowledge sharing and networking events.

With a range of early morning, mid morning and evening offerings, these informal events are a great opportunity to share ideas, learn something new and promote your business, while meeting business professionals from a range of different industries.

At the same time – you will get to experience and discover some of the many fabulous venues in Willoughby.

Registration will open a few weeks prior to the event date.

If you are a café, art gallery or venue interested in hosting a business networking meeting, please contact Nikki.Zeng@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au.

Other local business networking events

There are networking events offered by North Shore Building Business Group. They are designed to provide valuable insights and networking opportunities for local business owners. For specific details on booking and participation, visit their website and contact them as needed. You can find more information and book events at Building Business Group.

Business workshops

There are events run by Service NSW Business Connect, which is fully funded by NSW Government for eligible small businesses and individuals. Visit the Business Connect website to find an online workshop, webinar or in person business event to learn from business experts, network and develop your business skills.

Online resources

Discover free online resources designed to support your business journey by Service NSW Business Connect. Now it also offers the Business Connect podcast series, with new episodes released on a fortnightly basis. Whether you're looking for guidance, inspiration, or practical tips, these resources are assessble 24/7. Explore more at Service NSW Business Connect website.

Business advice

Service NSW Business Connect provides small businesses with free, tailored business advice from independent Business Connect advisors. These advisors understand your local economy, there are advisors with expertise in specialist areas. This includes experts who can advise on procurement, accessing finance, business planning, and strategies to help businesses prepare and recover from events such as natural disasters and cyber breaches.

There are manufacturing and creative industry advisors, and specialist support for multicultural businesses available to support business success.

These one-on-one sessions are designed to provide you with the insights and strategies you need to succeed. Visit the Business Connect website to learn more.