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Introducing a series of digital workshops

The digital age is changing the way businesses communicate with their consumers. To coincide with the evolving digital world, a series of digitally focused workshops will be delivered to the community in the upcoming year. Cessnock City Council has partnered with Hunter Region Business Hub and Australian Small Business Advisory Service’s Digital Solutions Program under…

Celebrating women in business

Cessnock Leagues Club have organised a community event for International Women’s Day. The International Women’s Day Charity Dinner is being held on Thursday, 5th March 2020 and you are warmly invited to attend the event and get involved. The event will provide an evening of entertainment and speakers being interviewed; covering topics of this year’s…

$1 Million Fund for Regional Events Now Open!

Do you have a brilliant event idea or have an event to deliver between 1 May and 31 December 2020 and need funding?! Regional communities – in particular those affected by bushfires and drought – can now apply for $1 million worth of grants to deliver events that attract visitors and provide an economic boost…

Cessnock City Council drives home the Hunter Valley as a golfing destination!

Cessnock City Council has launched a new initiative reinforcing the Hunter Valley as a great golfing capital of Australia. Council has partnered Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club, Hunter Valley Golf Club (Crowne Plaza), The Vintage Golf Club, Kurri Golf Club and Branxton Golf Club to launch a booklet promoting the region’s golfing assets. Council’s…

Small business and technology, work smarter not harder

The digital age is changing the nature of business. Take advantage and come along to the inaugural Hub Digital Forum being held on Wednesday 19 February at TAFE NSW Kurri Kurri. The full day event will see leading digital experts covering core themes of technology and marketing, security and law; all of which is relevant…

Business from biodiversity brainstorm – 19 November

Cessnock City Council is calling on local businesses to take part in a brainstorming workshop to discuss how Cessnock’s biodiversity can be used to market our area and broaden activities available to visitors. The workshop will take place at the Pokolbin Community Hall from 5.30pm to 7pm on Tuesday 19 November and all interested businesses…

Business opportunity – How to become an NDIS provider

One in five people in Australia are identified as having a disability, and many are covered by the NDIS. As a result, there has been an increase in business opportunities to supply goods and services from outside of the service areas traditionally associated with the disability sector.     Types of businesses include: Financial assistance…

Winners showcase the valley’s business excellence – From the Chambers

For the second year an entrant from the Professional Services category was not only winner of their category, but also overall winner of the Business of the Year – Palfreyman Chartered Accountants located in Cessnock, who provide a wide range of accountancy and financial planning services. Simone Palfreyman was our 2018 Business Woman of the…

Learn how to do business with Cessnock Council

How to do business with Cessnock Council

Did you know that Cessnock City Council is a big customer when it comes to business and we love to buy locally! To make doing business with us easier we are launching an everything you need to know guide, to get us working better together.   In an effort to take the confusion out of…

Business Connect Bus coming to Pokolbin

Business Connect Bus coming back to Cessnock

The Business Connect Bus will be rolling back into Cessnock on Thursday May 30, 2019. It will be in the car park of the Cessnock Leagues Club from 9am to 3pm. So come along if you need assistance with business strategies including, marketing, financial planning and legal advice.   The team from the Business Bus…

Business Excellence Awards 2019 now open

Nominations for Business Excellence Awards now open!

It’s that time of the year again, time to nominate your business for the Hunter Regions Business Excellence Awards 2019.   Entering your business into these prestigious awards is an incredible opportunity to gain public recognition for the energy you and your team have put into building a solid business.   Unlike other Awards, the…

2019 STOMP festival April 28

From the Chambers – Cessnock STOMP Festival, Kurri networking

Cessnock STOMP Festival 2019 – Book your stall! The annual Cessnock STOMP Festival will soon be upon us. Organisers are urging local businesses to ensure they have booked their stall. Due to demand places are becoming limited.   The STOMP Festival is all set for the April 28. If previous years are anything to go by,…