Published: June 04, 2019

Adelaide’s dynamic commercial landscape is testament to how seemingly small ideas can lead to big outcomes. 

Small medium enterprises and entrepreneurs play a vital role in driving new concepts which can transform communities and provide significant benefit to the local economy.

The City of Adelaide has long been committed to supporting local businesses through various events, educational programs and grants. The latest opportunity comes in the form of three entrepreneurial program scholarships, presented in partnership with Business SA. The scholarships will cover a percentage of costs associated with the programs below which are designed to provide industry expert mentors, workshops and connect like-minded thinkers.

Applications are closing soon so if you’re a young entrepreneur, have an established business or are looking to export, apply today to take your idea to the next level.


THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM (SAYES)

SAYES is a government-funded 12-month program designed to assist young South Australians aged 18-35 years to turn their business concept into a reality or focus on creating a sustainable business model for a newly established business.

The key to the success of this program is the ongoing support from experienced mentors and industry leaders who present comprehensive workshops, providing participants with all the essentials to launch and run a successful business.

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BUSINESS SA ENCORE PROGRAM

The Business SA Encore Program is a workshop and mentoring program for South Australians aged 35 or above looking to either establish a new business or grow an existing one. By attending monthly content specific workshops delivered by industry experts, participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive business plan and a sustainable business model. In addition, a dedicated mentor will nurture and guide participants throughout the program with monthly one-on-one mentoring sessions.

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EXPORT READY PROGRAM

Developed for South Australian businesses who are new to export, or those who are already exporting and want to take a more strategic approach, Business SA’s Export Ready Program is the most comprehensive series of export training presented in South Australia.

Comprising six full-day workshop sessions followed by individual mentoring sessions with our Export Adviser, the Export Ready Program is packed with practical information and useful tools to help you achieve success in your export endeavours.

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