The City of Sydney and Service NSW Business Bureau have launched the 2024 Reboot webinar series, a series of free webinars designed to help small businesses upskill and grow.

Experts from established businesses will lead the webinars, which will cover topics such as social media, leveraging AI innovation, and building business resilience.

 Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, explained what small businesses can hope to gain from the webinar series.

“As the backbone of the economy, it’s important we support small businesses and the role they play in boosting local jobs and economies.

“The series is an opportunity for small business owners to hear inspiring stories from the many seasoned professionals we’ve enlisted, each of whom can share firsthand experiences of successes and setbacks.

“No matter what stage they’re at on their business journey, the program caters to all, from entrepreneurs just starting out to established businesses,” she said.

Cassandra Gibbens, Executive Director, Service NSW Business Bureau, said that the series will continue to foster a business community and the sharing of knowledge across the state.

“We are pleased to be once again supporting City of Sydney’s Reboot webinar series as part of Service NSW Business Bureau’s ongoing commitment to help find solutions for small business.

“All year around, the Business Connect program within Service NSW Business Bureau has online and in-person events, as well as on-demand resources available for NSW businesses.

“Whether you are starting or growing your business, Business Connect can help people develop business skills through these great initiatives,” she said.

The series includes:

  • Social media smarts: elevate your online presence – Emma LoRusso, CEO, Digivizer
  • Bricks to clicks: build an online business empire – Kelly Slessor, CEO Shop You 
  • Power of AI to enhance productivity and profit – Izzy Whitelock, business leader and AIIA board member  
  • Retail in the age of the empowered customer – Nancy Georges, business and retail strategist 
  • Diversity dream: creating inclusive workplaces – Claudia Barriga-Larriviere, people and culture professional 
  • Customer connection: gain loyalty and drive growth – Merlin Luck, regional Vice President, Salesforce 
  • Cybersecurity serenity: calming online threats – Cole Cornford, Director, Galah Cyber 
  • Alternative models for business growth – Tom Dawkins, co-Founder, StartSomeGood 
  • Unbreakable business: building resilience – James MacDonald, Director, NewyTechPeople

Those interested in attending the webinar series can register here.

Andy Young

Andy joined Intermedia as Editor of The Shout in 2015, writing news on a daily basis and also writing features for National Liquor News. Now Managing Editor of both The Shout and Bars and Clubs.

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