Start me up - Business skills series

Start me up - Business skills series

Our 'Start me up - Business skills' series provides support for emerging businesses, entrepreneurs and startups to develop core business skills to help launch and grow your creative enterprise or business idea.

Harness your ideas to build a business with access to our practical monthly workshops delivered by current industry experts, and get advice and inspiration from leading entrepreneur role models. Our 'Start me up - Business skills' series will provide an opportunity to network with like-minded Gold Coasters and business leaders, and get access to essential skills that can help launch or scale up your business or idea.

Business Resources

City Libraries have a great range of business resources that can help inform your small business, startup or idea. You can also access our business databases to search for full text articles relating to general business topics like marketing, management theory and more.

Looking for somewhere to work outside of your home for free? City Libraries provide free Wi-Fi and free space for you to work and co-work in locations across the City.

Meet the entrepreneur

Hear from leading industry role models and successful entrepreneurs, and learn from their story at our bi-monthly 'Meet the entrepreneur' events. Discover the journey and personal story behind the success and failures of their business ventures, and gain their advice on what they believe are the key skills and recipe for entrepreneurial success.

November event: Stay tuned for our next meet the entrepreneur event.

Business skills workshops

Access monthly workshops facilitated by current industry experts on a range of core business skills essential for launching and managing a business or startup.

Amanda Williams

October workshop - Making headlines

As we head into 2019, our existing marketing and public relations strategies and tactics continue to evolve with the digital world. The lines are well and truly blurred. Success comes from thinking like a journalist and publishing fantastic content that brands you as an organisation or person it would be a pleasure to do business with. In this two-hour workshop, Amanda will share her tips and tricks for getting featured in the media. Presented by Amanda Williams, founder of boutique PR agency specialising in National media coverage, Yellowpanda. Tuesday 16 October, 6pm to 8pm at Broadbeach Library. Bookings are limited so book online now or call 5581 1555 to secure your ticket to this free event.

This project has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.