Business education



The Destination and Economy Team, in collaboration with key stakeholders, regularly deliver informative and inspiring educational events, forums and workshops that provide you with knowledge, skills and networking opportunities to help your business flourish.

Our sessions are delivered in various formats and often include breakfast meetings, evening workshops and forums, as well as half-day and whole day interactive educational events.

Register for current events or search for resources from previous sessions.

Have an idea for a workshop topic you’d love to learn more about? Contact the Destination and Economy Team on (02) 6625 0500 or email

Current workshops and forums

Our next educational events are currently under development.  Keep your eye on the Business Newsletter to hear about them first in 2024!

Previous workshops and resources in 2023

Search for previously held sessions to access helpful resources and contacts so you have the best tools at your fingertips:

Building Business Success with the NRRT Presentation 16 November 2023

Delivered in collaboration with Richmond Valley Council and Tweed Valley Council, Meredith Wray, a leading regional tourism expert assisted businesses to understand the economic opportunities surrounding the Northern Rivers Rail Trail and how they can capitalise on this new regional asset. The event included insights from ambassadors from the Tweed section of the Rail Trail, updates on project construction at Lismore, and knowledge sharing to support business growth and diversification.

Resources include:

Branding for the modern business landscape October 25

Delivered in collaboration with Business Lismore and presented by Ryan McCann from Lion & Lamb Design agency, this very informative, fact-filled 3 hour workshop provided participants with a great understanding of how branding can be a powerful tool to convey business values, messaging and storytelling to create a strong emotional connection with customers who share those values, leading to brand loyalty and long-term success.

Let your brand shine! Simplify your socials with AI October 27

Delivered in collaboration with the Nimbin Chamber of Commerce and presented by Kylie Mowbray-Allen from Hello Media a full day workshop was delivered on how to utilise AI tools for super-fast content generation, strategies to simplify social media activities, and alternative methods for optimising social media management.


Canva template - brand style guide.

YouTube links for very clever ads:

Links for some of our work with clients using stock pics and video from Canva, or content clients have shot on phones:

Other resources re. AI:

Provide your feedback

We’re always looking for ways to improve our events, and we’d love to hear your feedback. If you’ve attended one of our sessions, please take a few minutes to complete our survey -