Chief Minister Andrew Barr on the USA Trade Mission

Wednesday 7 October 2015

"Innovation is key to strong, sustainable economic growth and today I was pleased to meet with two innovative Canberra businesses whose success has extended all the way to Silicon Valley, USA.
QuintessenceLabs is a global leader and one of Australia’s most innovative science based technology companies."

Digital Canberra Challenge: Round 5 Now Open!

Friday 11 September 2015

The fifth round of the Digital Canberra Challenge, a Government initiative engaging Canberra’s brightest minds in innovation and ICT to help improve government administrative services is now open. The Digital Canberra Challenge is all about supporting a dynamic, healthy and prosperous Digital City for the 21st century.

2015 Finalists for the Chief Minister's Export Awards announced

Thursday 3 September 2015

Congratulations to all finalists in this year’s ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards, which were announced today. The Chief Minister will host a Gala dinner for the Awards on 22 October 2015, to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our leading exporters.

CBR Innovation Development Fund

Thursday 6 August 2015

Applications are now open for the CBR Innovation Development Fund. The Fund was announced as part ofConfident & Business Ready: Building on Our Strengths, the ACT Government’s new business development strategy. The CBR Innovation Development Fund is a key program response to the strategy’s major policy pillar of accelerating innovation to create wealth and jobs in Canberra. Applications close 3 September 2015.

Launch of 2015 Chief Minister’s Export Awards

Thursday 18 June 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2015 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards, which recognise the important contribution that local businesses make to our economy through job creation and broadening our economic base. Read more of 'Launch of 2015 Chief Minister's Export Awards.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander study and training grants now open

Thursday 18 June 2015

The second round of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Grants, which support professional development opportunities, is open for applications with a total of $135,000 in funding available. Read more of 'Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander study and training grants now open'.
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Business Fundamentals Workshop

Thursday 1 October 2015

Organiser: Canberra BusinessPoint

Business Fundamentals is the perfect workshop for those thinking about going into business, or even those who are in the early stages of business. This workshop will provide a basic outline of everything you need to know, from Tax and Legal obligations to marketing your business successfully.

Women in Global Business Speaker Series

Friday 18 September 2015

Organiser: Women in Global Business

Be inspired. Get support. Meet like-minded businesswomen. Gain insights.

How to Boost Sales and Captivate Clients

Monday 5 October 2015

Organiser: Canberra BusinessPoint

For consultants, coaches, speakers, healers, authors, experts, service providers and small business owners who love what they do but struggle with the sales part!

Accessing FTA’s for your Trade Activities

Sunday 20 September 2015

Organiser: ACT Exporters' Network

Looking for business opportunities to tender for work overseas?

With the help of Free Trade Agreements, Australian businesses are provided with better market access and opportunities for business growth.

Legal Essentials

Monday 14 September 2015

Organiser: Canberra BusinessPoint

Understanding relationships and the key rights and responsibilities of parties involved is a crucial step in building a successful business.

This Seminar will delve in great detail into the legal issues affecting business owners. The seminar will be relevant to all levels of business experience and will focus on providing practical legal tips to assist smart business decision making.

Business Plan and Model Development

Friday 11 September 2015

Organiser: Canberra BusinessPoint

This workshop will work through the components of a business plan and attendees will be able to gain insights on how each section can be completed. A number of practical activities will be offered during the day to allow attendees to begin to fill in parts of their business plan and to broaden their strategic thinking. The session will also include a detailed segment on financial viability and a cash-flow projection case study.

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