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The Business Sessions - 2017 workshops

The Business Sessions have a number of workshops scheduled for the remainder 2017. Be aware that these training sessions fill up quite quick. Please Click here to see The Business Sessions upcoming workshop schedule.

Digital Marketing for Business

Getting into Digital Marketing can feel like taking a dive into the unknown for a lot of small business owners, especially if you don't spend all your time online yourself.  But relax.  Nobody starts at the deep end, nobody has all the answers before they begin and, even better, getting going is probably cheaper and quicker than you might think.   

During this interactive workshop we will cover:

  • What is Digital Marketing?
  • 5 Steps for Setting your Digital Marketing Strategy
  • GOOGLE ADWORDS explained
  • The Best Digital Marketing Techniques

Date: Friday 1st September
Location: The Training Room, Shoalhaven City Council ULLADULLA
Time: 8.30am to 11.30am

Date: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Location: The Reception Room, Shoalhaven City Council NOWRA
Time: 8.30am to 11.30am

Date: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Location: The Coach House - Berry Hotel, 120 Queen Street BERRY
Time: 5.30pm to 8.30pmm

Cost: $55 per person (incl GST)
Register: Please contact to book

Business Start-Up 

Presented by Scott Inman, Regional Business Advisor from the Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre


This workshop will give you all the knowledge and tools you need to start a successful and profitable business. Scott will cover a broad range of topics including:
* Business goal setting
* Marketing 
* Financial & HR Management
* and a range of compliance and operational requirements

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017
Location: The Seven Mile Room, Shoalhaven City Council Nowra
Time: 10am to 12pm
Cost: $25 per person 
Register: To register click here




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Shoalhaven Economic Profile

Remplan can provide you with Shoalhaven industrial economic data. 

Profile id. gives you access to a wealth of demographic data

Shoalhaven at a Glance
   99,925 (Sep 2016)
Labour Force:
   39,458 (Sep 2016)
Unemployment rate:
   9.56% (Sep 2016)
Gross Regional Product:
   $4.6 billion
(Dec 2016)
Gross disposable wages & salaries:
   $2.2 billion 
(Dec 2016)
Value added:
   Property Services $758m
   Health/Social Assist $405m
   Manufacturing $381m
efence $373m
   Retail $301m
   Accom/Food Services $196m

(Dec 2016)