Incubator Event Fund grants up to 20K – now open! The NSW Government is calling for organisers of all new events planned to be held in rural and regional NSW from January to June next year, to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to help attract more visitors and boost local economies. The Incubator […]

Free workshop for local landholders Cessnock City Council is partnering with Hunter Local Land Services (HLLS) and Hunter Region Landcare Network (HRLN) to deliver a series of landholder workshops across the Cessnock local government area in early 2019.   The principal focus will be finding out how HLLS and HRLN can support agricultural enterprises in […]

The Digital Bootcamp is back!

The Digital Bootcamp is back! A comprehensive program to deliver awareness and deep insights of what’s required to succeed in the digital world. The program is comprises 1 full day of workshops which deliver business owners a significant shift in the knowledge they require to run their businesses using digital strategies. Date: 20 November 2018 […]

Businesses in Profile – small business panel high achievers This fortnight we look at the panel from the Let’s talk business seminar. We’d like to thank them for giving up their time to be involved.     Julia Allen, Owner and Financial Manager, Beyond Ballooning Beyond Ballooning is family owned and operated by Stephen and […]

  SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS PANEL After Mark Carter speaks on small business leadership at the Let’s Talk Business seminar, local business leaders from Cessnock City will join a panel facilitated by Mark Carter to highlight small business excellence in Cessnock City. Our business leaders will speak to their successes, barriers, and learnings in their own […]

Business in Profile – Primabolics   Primabolics Nutrition is a sports and nutritional supplement company based out of Cessnock. It employs three staff in addition to the founder of the business and majority owner, Will Warren-Davey. But it all started as a hobby and a love of the gym! A few years ago, Will Warren-Davey […]

Cessnock City Gateway Signage update Advance Cessnock City is pleased to give you an update on the multi-million dollar signage rollout from grants Cessnock City Council received under the Building Better Regions Fund and Restart NSW. This project will significantly improve both tourism and citywide signage in our local area. Cessnock City Mayor, Councillor Bob […]

From the Chamber – Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards In its 25th year, they are the longest running awards in the Hunter. They showcase the region’s businesses that provide outstanding products and services, and are achieving excellence and success. They have become an important symbol of success, one which local businesses aspire to receive. For some businesses, […]

Small Business Month events Small Business Month is an initiative of NSW Department of Industry. Cessnock City Council and Advance Cessnock City partners are pleased to present:     Let’s Talk Business – 23 October 2018 9 – 11am – Cessnock Leagues Club Auditorium, 1 Darwin St, Cessnock For small business people who want to […]

Business in Profile – Wollombi Markets Looking for something different to do on Monday of the October long weekend? Why not visit the Wollombi markets. The hours are 8am to 1pm and they can be found at Wollombi Saleyards, 2978 Paynes Crossing Road Wollombi. The markets have been running for over 30 years are only […]