Powered by Humanitix
More dates

How to Start a Side Business

Event description

Please note: this event is run by the Small Business Development Corporation for small business owners in Western Australia only.

Do you have a hobby that you would like to turn into a business? Is your side hustle starting to take off and you want to make sure you’re on the right track for success? 

This workshop will help you test your business idea and explain how to run a business on the side. All participants will receive a checklist on how to start a side business.

This topic covers:
  • Understanding your motivation to start a business
  • Identifying your strengths in transitioning to a business owner
  • Identifying a good business idea and market testing it
  • Conducting market research to identify your customers and whether they will buy from you
  • Accessing start-up funds and business resources
  • How to marketing and promote your business on a shoestring budget

      This session is for anyone wanting to test a business idea or has a side business they would like to launch.

      This online workshop will be recorded and made available for those registrants unable to attend the live event. A link to the recording will be available to registrants from the workshop hub within 24 hours of the live event taking place. You will have a week to watch the video before the link expires.

      The facilitator of this topicBusiness Foundations, has been helping small to medium businesses equip themselves with the skills and knowledge they need for almost 30 years. With tailored programs, expert direction and valuable advice, they help more than 2,500 businesses start, evolve and grow sustainably each year.

      This workshop is presented by the Small Business Development Corporation, a Western Australian Government agency that helps small business owners to start well, survive and thrive. We offer free resources, business advice and low cost workshops covering what you need to know to boost your chance of business success. Turn to us for free, practical support to help your small business journey run smoothly.
      133 140

      Important booking information

      Got a query? Check our Workshop Frequently Asked Questions or get in touch with us at workshops@smallbusiness.wa.gov.au. 

      Bookings are limited to two tickets each, however you can make more than one booking. If you are booking for more than one person, please provide each person's email address so they receive our emails with important links and downloads.

      To book for larger groups, please contact us on 133 140 or email workshops@smallbusiness.wa.gov.au

      If you cannot attend, please cancel so your place can be made available to another business owner. You can cancel your booking from the update order button on your order confirmation email. Cancellations and refunds for paid workshops can be made up to 24 hours before the workshop starts.

      Additional information for workshops

      We are committed to supporting all WA small business owners, including those with diverse needs. Our workshops are delivered in a variety of buildings, locations and formats. If you would like further information about accessing a particular workshop, please email workshops@smallbusiness.wa.gov.au or call 133 140.

      Powered by

      The humane choice for tickets Humanitix donates 100% of profits from booking fees to children’s charities

      Refund policy

      Refunds are available up to 1 day prior to the event