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Festival partners

Who supports the festival and how they can help your business.

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Showing their support

Small Business Festival Victoria is grateful for the support of our partners and suppliers, listed below. These partnerships ensure the festival continues to deliver inspiration, ideas and information to the Victorian small business community.


Major Partners

Australia Post

Australia Post LogoAustralia Post has supported small businesses for over 200 years in every town and community in Australia.

We see advocating for small business – to help them go online, grow and export – as central to our role as a leading eCommerce provider.

Australia Post is proud to support this commitment as the Major Partner of the 2016 Small Business Festival Victoria.

We look forward to meeting inspiring Victorian entrepreneurs at our free festival events, or at one of our Go & Grow Online seminars helping regional small businesses get online and grow their operation with expert advice and networking.

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Salesforce LogoSalesforce is proud to be Australia’s #1 CRM solution for small businesses and a major sponsor of the 2016 Small Business Festival of Victoria.

Customer relationship management (CRM) is often the secret sauce that transforms a small business into a strong, vibrant and rapidly growing one. You may think CRM is just for big corporations, but the truth is that you don’t have to be big to benefit from CRM.

Thousands of small businesses across Australia have grown their revenues 37% since using Salesforce to help them find, win, and keep more customers. See how the world’s leading cloud-based CRM solution can give your business #theunfairadvantage.

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Supporting partners   

Flying Solo

Flying Solo LogoThe Flying Solo community provides inspiration and support to over 85,000 Australian small businesses. Guides and tips are published daily, their forums and Facebook page are the liveliest and friendliest around and their popular podcast brings life lessons from others going it alone. Membership is free and comes with many benefits.

Get your free membership today!



HerBusiness Logo HerBusiness (formerly Australian Businesswomen’s Network) is a membership community that provides education, training, resources, mentoring and support for women who want to:

  • Grow their businesses
  • Connect with other business owners and expand their network
  • Learn from world-leading role models and experts
  • Be inspired and encouraged through every stage of their growth, from the startup phase to established business and beyond
  • Create the business and life they love

Visit HerBusiness Website


Powershop LogoPowershop is the smarter and cheaper way to power your business. With online usage tools to help your business’ energy efficiency, personalised account management with stellar customer service, and 100% carbon neutral power as standard, at no additional cost to your business, Powershop is a better power company for your business.

Switch To Powershop



Sensis LogoAs Australia’s #1 marketing services company, we’re here to engage consumers with Australian businesses. We make this happen through a number of leading brands – Yellow Pages, White Pages, True Local, Whereis and Skip and our expert digital know-how. Our digital expertise is what sets us apart – we give businesses a competitive edge through websites, search engine marketing and optimisation, data, and through our digital advertising agency - Found.

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SmartCompany LogoSmartCompany is the leading online publication in Australia for free news, information and resources catering to Australia’s entrepreneurs, small and medium business owners and business managers.

Monday to Friday, SmartCompany publishes news, business trends and ideas, profiles and features, as well as all the latest business, tax, legal, marketing, politics and innovation developments occurring around the country.

Get Free News On SmartCompany


WebCentral LogoFor small business owners who need to achieve results quickly, WebCentral offers a comprehensive suite of ‘hassle-free’ online marketing solutions. Affordable options to create an online presence, attract more customers and reach a new audience make WebCentral a trusted partner providing a cost-effective ‘3rd option’ between DIY solutions and a full-service agency.

Visit WebCentral Website


Official supplier

Federation Square

Fed Square LogoIt’s increasingly hard to imagine Melbourne without Federation Square. Home to cultural attractions, events, tourism experiences, restaurants and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the heart and soul of Melbourne.

Visit Fed Square Website


Media partner


3AW LogoMelbourne’s own 3AW 693 offers hard-hitting, honest, entertaining radio that empowers listeners. We strive to deliver content as diverse as the city we broadcast to, and proudly call our own. Call the Openline any time on 96 900 693

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