How To Prepare Your Business For Opportunities Presented By The Digital Economy

Please find a recording of the Webinar session from November 27 below:

Date: Wednesday November 27

Time: 5 – 6:30pm

Cost: Free to attend

Technology: The webinar will be help on the platform. It is easy to register and use and will work on almost all laptops and desktop environments. You can view system requirements at Once you register you will be sent detailed login details.


This one hour webinar will discuss the major changes digital technology is causing across all industries. We will then discuss how you, as a small business owner/manager, can start availing of the opportunities the digital revolution presents.

For many small businesses, the online business world is daunting. This free webinar will provide you with information and advice that will allow you to develop an online plan for your business. The webinar, funded through RDA Hume, is available to all and will be delivered live by Fergal Coleman, a director at the Melbourne-based IT consulting firm Symphony3.

This workshop will help you understand:

  • How the digital economy is going to affect your industry and your business
  • Why the NBN is so important and what it means for the future of Australian business
  • How to prepare for the changes that are coming
  • How to leverage super fast broadband to your advantage
  • Critically analyse your business model and customer behaviour
  • How your customers are influenced by content and mobile
  • The value of data in a digital economy
  • What action you can take next.

To receive instructions on how to join the session, please fill out the form below. Details will be provided prior to the live session.

We also recommend attendees fill out our digital diagnostic tool prior to the webinar. It will provide some insights into where your business might gain immediate benefits from the digital economy.

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Past Events:

Building Strength in Business Expo

Take a day out of your business to work on your business. Moira Shire Council is excited to present the Building Strength in Business Expo.

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Date: 26th June 2013

Where: Cobram Civic Centre, Punt Rd, Cobram

About the Event: The exhibition provides information and opportunities for business owners to improve their business. The event will allow business owners to spend a day working on their business growth, opportunities and strategies to achieve greater results.

Business entrepreneur, Bob Ansett will be the keynote speaker at the event. Bob will talk about some key leadership strategies ensuring he is sharing his business philosophy and experience with the general community.

There will also be a a selection of 10 informative workshops facilitated by experienced
presenters, including breakfast, lunch and finger food at the wrap
up session.

To learn more
download the brochure or visit the website.The event is sponsored by Moira Shire Council and Small Business Victoria.

Registrations: Click here to register. (Registrations close 21st June 2013)

Cost: $99 (inc. GST)

The Digital Rural Futures 2013 Conference

With 12 keynote speakers and 58 breakout and poster presentations the conference offers the
Digital Futures Regionchance to interact with some of Australia’s most innovative business leaders, academics and regional development organisations, as well as farmers and farmer peak bodies, to set the scene and increase general awareness of delegates across a range of challenges and opportunities.

This inaugural, 3 day conference will be held at the University of New England, located in Armidale NSW, home of the NBN and will focus on four themes:

  • Smart technology
  • Data and information management
  • Smart services and decision support systems
  • Smart Farms, education, extension and outreach

Date: 26th to 28th June 2013

Where: University of New England, Armidale, NSW

To learn more download the brochure or visit the website.

Registrations: Click here to register. (Registrations close Monday 3rd June)