Business Events


Monash Council supports and hosts a variety of events designed to provide training or networking opportunities. Training ranges from starting your own business to how to carry out a marketing campaign. Council’s networking events are fun, interactive and feature inspiring keynote speakers.

To keep up-to-date, subscribe to Council's First for Business e-newsletter.

The Monash City Council hosts a variety of business events for the benefit of the local business community.

These include Small Business Victoria Workshops for business education and advice, the Small Business Bus visits, Networking events, Business Awards, and specialist tours of relevant business or research/collaboration sites. 

We also partner with neighbouring Councils, the Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC), the South East Melbourne Manufacturer’s Alliance (SEMMA) and the Monash Business Awards, promoting the business events that they host, which may be of relevance and interest to our own business community.


Australian Small Business Advisory Services
February - October 2019

A low-cost, high-quality digital advisory services to small businesses across Victoria

Australian Tax Office
5 June 2019

Are you a small business employer with less than 20 employees?

Overview session to understand how your payroll tax and super reporting obligations, as an employer, will be streamlined, using Single Touch payroll from 1 July 2019.

23 October 2019

Understand your tax and super obligations as an employer. FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

Home Based Business

Monash Business Awards

13 June 2019

12pm - 2pm

Huntingdale Golf Club

Windsor Avenue, South Oakleigh

Disruption Is The New Norm with Scott Haywood, The Finance Guru

Attend Monash Business Awards lunch and hear Scott Haywood, The Finance Guru, talk about tech disruption within wealth management. Scott is a regular media commentator, including daily appearances on Tom Elliott’s 3AW Drive Program, and co-hosting the weekly national program Let’s Talk Business on the Macquarie Radio Network.

Victorian Government
22 October 2019
Women’s Business Network
28 May 2019
Small Business Victoria

More events and workshops

Eastern Innovation Business Centre - upcoming events

For further information please contact the Economic Development Unit on 9518 3577 or

First for Business e-newsletter

This email newsletter promotes business and networking activity. It features business events, training opportunities and local information relevant to the business community.


Latest issues

Optimism in October – includes: Pitch for beamtime, a Risk Management Workshop, and Textron Systems as the featured business

Building Resilience in September – includes: Women’s Business Network Lunch, the Small business Mentoring Service, and Schneider Electric as the featured business.


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Last updated: 12 June 2019