Business programs

Business programs

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Business seminars

If you have a great business idea but want some inspiration to take that first step or you already run a business and want to innovate and grow, the City can help.

Business Connect

Do you operate a small business in the City of Sydney local area? The Department of Industry runs a helpful program aimed at small to medium businesses called Business Connect.

Visiting entrepreneur program, Sydney

The visiting entrepreneur program will bring high profile international entrepreneurs to Sydney to share their expertise and knowledge with the local tech startup community with a range of events, including mentoring sessions and workshops.

Supporting entrepreneurs

We support entrepreneurs by aiming to create an environment that fosters collaboration and learning. We encourage the exchange of ideas and knowledge, support showcasing local expertise and encourage dialogue on local and global issues.

Greening your business

Working towards a sustainable future is a founding principle of the City’s Sydney 2030 vision to make our city as green, global and connected as possible by 2030. Greening your business is a core element of our vision, offering 4 programs designed to help Sydney’s business sector operate with greater environmental awareness.

Creative space

Our properties suited to artists and creative workers are available from short to long terms, include combined live/work spaces with rent assistance available.

Business awards

The City of Sydney has supported business awards programs since 2004, and for the second year is the proud principal partner of the Sydney City region in the NSW Business Chamber Business Awards.

Retail innovation program

A transformative business program that re-imagines retail business through a future-focused lens and accelerates the growth of local retail.

Connections with Asia

The City is committed to supporting Sydney’s business community to benefit from new opportunities in China and other Asian growth markets. We provide a range of talks, training and sponsorships to provide businesses with the opportunity to learn from experts about market trends and future economic opportunities.

Future Asia Business Summit

Join local and international business, policy and thought leaders at this yearly event to discuss economic competitiveness through global engagement, and particularly connections with Asia.

International education providers forum

The international education providers forum is a yearly event to provide thought leadership around the opportunity and challenges that are unique for the international education sector in Sydney and NSW.

Last updated: Tuesday, 25 June 2019