Join us for a free business recovery workshop!

Published: 23 January 2022

Business owners are invited to attend a free business recovery workshop, which will feature a presentation and Q&A session with Jan Barned, one of the country’s leading small business experts.

COVID-19, storms and bushfires have impacted many businesses. Our free recovery workshops provide businesses with tools to plan for the future and reset for new opportunities, as well as tips for making business improvements. 

The workshop will provide you with the tools to:  

  • plan for future disaster events  
  • address key issues following disaster events to ensure your business recovers successfully  
  • use proven methods to reset your business to benefit from future opportunities  
  • implement simple business improvement ideas to ensure that your business is prepared to respond to future disasters  

Participants will be provided with resources including a workbook, templates, checklists, and Jan’s award-winning book ‘Disaster Recovery Toolkit’ and the publication ‘Improving Business Performance for Small Business’.  

Workshop dates 

Date: Tuesday, 15 March 2022 
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm  
Cost: Free 
Where: Walhalla Mechanics’ Institute, 98-108 Main Rd, Walhalla. 

Date: Wednesday, 16 March 2022 
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm  
Cost: Free 
Where: Emerald Hills Hub, 402 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald. 

The workshops are free with lunch provided. RSVPing is essential for catering purposes. There are limited spaces available so get in quick to secure your spot!  

Please note that these workshops are in-person sessions and will be subject to COVID19 restrictions.

For more information or to RSVP: Contact Council’s Economic recovery officer on or phone 1300 787 624. 

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