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 1 – 31 August


Enterprise Geelong (The City of Greater Geelong’s Economic Development Unit) is proud to coordinate The Geelong Small Business Festival in a month long celebration of the importance of small business to our region. There are over 16,000 businesses currently operating in Geelong. In fact, small business accounts for over 96 per cent of total businesses in Geelong.  They are a major contributor to our local economy and a major employment sector.

The Geelong Small Business Festival is now in its seventh year and are proud to be part of the broader and highly successful Small Business Festival, Victoria. The festival is an opportunity to empower small business owners with information, tips and advice.

Event topics include :

Entrepreneurs and Start Ups

Marketing and Social Media


Business Development and Sales

Employing and Leading People

The Geelong Small Business Festival provides access to information for small business owners in a variety of sectors, across a wide range of topics. The Festival is also an important forum for small business to network and connect with other small businesses. 

A big thank you to our Sponsors this year : 

Small Business Festival Victoria

City of Greater Geelong

Future Proofing Geelong

Geelong Connected Communities

Bendigo Bank


Over 50 events are on offer throughout August, so visit the calendar for further details and reserve your place online. So be sure to book in early.



Geelong Small Business Festival



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