Business owners invited to attend Queensland Small Business Week

The Queensland Government is gearing up for the launch of its Queensland Small Business Week from July 24-31 and is encouraging all small business owners to get along to find out all about the government services available to them.

The Queensland Government is gearing up for the launch of its Queensland Small Business Week from July 24-31 and is encouraging all small business owners to get along to find out about the business services and opportunities available to them.

Celebrating the contribution small business makes to the Queensland economy, Queensland Small Business Week will focus on helping small businesses have a big future. The week will include a range of activities and events dedicated to small business, in which owners and managers can learn about starting or growing a business; gain ideas and inspiration; access information and support; and connect with other businesses in the community. There will also be plenty of information and tips on how small business can more successfully tender for government contracts.

Activities and events will include webinars, networking functions, open days, mentoring sessions, workshops and forums to start, grow and help your business succeed.

Saturday July 27 will be known as ‘Buy locally Saturday’, which expands on the previous successes of the Think Queensland, Buy locally campaign to encourage consumers to choose local products and services. Buy locally Saturday highlights the vital role small businesses plays in building local economies and communities – obviously a very virtuous initiative.

Queensland Small Business Week will promote the significant contribution small business makes to job creation, local economies and the communities they sustain, with events being scheduled throughout the state.

For more information on events in your region, or on how to host an event during the week, visit the Queensland Small Business Week now. Further information on the event is also available on Twitter and Facebook.

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