Free mentoring sessions for local small business

Published on 30 January 2020


Baw Baw Shire Council, in conjunction with Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS), is offering free monthly business mentoring sessions to support local businesses.

Completely private and confidential, the free sessions aim to connect small businesses with experienced mentors to provide tailored and specific support, advice and guidance for better business outcomes.

Sessions will be held every second Tuesday of the month, rotating in different locations across Baw Baw Shire.

Upcoming session details

  • Warragul - Tuesday 11 February, Herd Coworking, 15 Napier Street
  • Drouin - Tuesday 10 March, Drouin Civic Centre, 33 Young Street

Session details will become available two months in advance. More session details will be released shortly.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance. To book in a session go to

SBMS is an incorporated not-for-profit association that started its journey in 1986 with just 14 members. Today there are around 150 Mentors, both male and female, who have the skills and experience to help small businesses.

This initiative is being delivered through Council’s Economic Development Strategy 2018-21

Quotes attributable to Mayor Cr Danny Goss

“These free mentoring sessions are a great opportunity for small business owners to access tailored support, advice and guidance. Mentors come from a range of business backgrounds and experiences and can help small businesses navigate challenges and identify paths for greater success.”

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