BizMonth 2018

BizMonth celebrates success and diversity in the Bathurst Business community. You can get involved in events and promotions throughout September.

BizMonth is a partnership between Bathurst Regional Council, Bathurst Business Chamber, Western Advocate, Central NSW Business HQ, Bathurst City Life, CenWest Innovate Regional Development Australia Central West and 99.3 B-Rock FM.


Calendar of BizMonth events

CenWest Innovate Public Relations Stakeholder Analysis Masterclass

  • Date: Thursday 6 September 2018
  • Time: 8.00am for 8.30am start. Finish at 9.30am.
  • Location: Upstairs Startup Hub
  • Cost: FREE

This masterclass will take you through the process of identifying and analysing your stakeholders and assist you in developing practical strategies to engage stakeholders with your business.


Regional Development Australia e-commerce IN CHINA Masterclass for regional businesses

  • Date: Monday 10 September 2018
  • Time: 8.30am for 9am start. Finish at 12pm
  • Location: Upstairs Startup Hub
  • Cost: $22.00 pp.

Specifically designed for regional NSW businesses, with a focus on agribusinesses, this half-day masterclass will explore the opportunities, risks and various pathways to successful e-commerce trade with China.


The Rotary Club of Bathurst Corporate Great Duck Race

  • Date: Sunday 16 September 2018
  • Time: 12pm
  • Location: Bicentennial Park
  • Cost: $300 per duck

Get involved! Your business or organisation might just be The Top Duck of Bathurst! The winner will receive an awesome trophy, $1000.00 advertising in Bathurst City Life and select the local charity that will receive the funds raised.


2018 Peak Connect Carillon Bathurst Business Awards – Finalist Night

  • Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018
  • Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Location: Bathurst RSL Club Auditorium – 114 Rankin St, Bathurst
  • Cost: FREE

Hosted by Bathurst Business Chamber, finalists will be announced and recognised for all categories in the 2018 Peak Connect Business Awards. Bring along your team and celebrate business excellence in Bathurst.


BizMonth Business Lunch with David Koch

  • Date: Wednesday 26 September 2018
  • Time: 12 – 2pm
  • Location: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC), 105 William St, Bathurst
  • Cost: $65 per ticket (includes lunch)

Bathurst Regional Council’s 2018 BizMonth Business Lunch proudly sponsored by Commonwealth Bank will feature David Koch, co-host of Channel Seven’s Sunrise Program and expert business commentator.


An Evening with Kate Carnell – Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

  • Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
  • Time: 5.30pm – 11pm
  • Location: Mayfield Garden – 530 Mayfield Rd, Oberon
  • Cost: OBTA Member – $60, BBC Member – $60, Non OBTA or BBC Member – $70.

The Bathurst Business Chamber and Oberon Business & Tourism Association invite you to an evening with Kate Carnell (ASBFEO) at the beautiful Mayfield Garden. The evening will provide guests with an opportunity to hear from Ms Carnell, as well as network with business professionals from the Bathurst and Oberon regions. On arrival guests will be treated to a drink in the Wood Fire Garden, followed by dinner in the picturesque Nursery Gallery.