The first of the Think Business 2018: Hinchinbrook Economic Development Series workshops was held on Monday night with over 30 local business people turning out for the event.
Attendees came from across the district with business representation from a wide range of local industries including tourism, retail, trade, health, finance and banking.
The Social Media in Business workshop covered how to build your online presence, social media 101, development of a social media strategy, engagement with potential customer(s) and generating revenue through digital marketing.
Councillor Mary Brown said "It was very pleasing to see such an excellent attendance at this first business workshop. I have continued to receive very positive feedback from those who attended and I would encourage anyone associated with local business to consider registering for future workshops in this series"
The Think Business 2018: Hinchinbrook Economic Development Series offers a number of workshops running from February to November 2018 as well as the Build a Better Business program. This series provides pivotal information that will aide in the growth and development of our regions business community and assist in keeping business transactions and jobs local. Training will be delivered locally by the Hinchinbrook Shire Council in collaboration with professionals who are experts in their field. The Social Media in Business workshop was delivered by Townsville Enterprise Limited.
For more information regarding the business workshops being run by Council please visit Council’s website, Business Workshops page.