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Business Finance Basics by The Entrepreneur Collective

13 August 2024 at 5:30 pm in Mornington

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Small Business Festival 2024 1 - 31 August 2024

A selection of no-cost, low-cost and value for money events to ‘pick and mix’ from.

Create a schedule of learning opportunities to suit your business needs.


  • Inspiring presentations, engaging activities and practical workshops especially designed for small businesses.
  • Opportunities for networking and connection to learn from others’ experiences.
  • Encouraging ways to start, run and grow a passion into profit.
  • Training sessions with experts providing valuable business insights to improve skills and knowledge.

Kickstart your Small Business in Just 8 Weeks with Expert Advice in our Exclusive Series!

Looking to start your own business and not sure the fundamentals?

Started a business but need some help navigating all the different aspects of business?

Come along to this specially designed series of eight nights & eight different subject matter experts providing 1.5 hours of critical business knowledge – where you can listen, ask questions and walk away with a toolkit to help navigate through key areas of business.

FULL SERIES $65 per person or attend individual sessions for $10

  • Week 1: Business 101 & Leadership
  • Week 3: Legal
  • Week 4: Sales
  • Week 5: Marketing
  • Week 6: Digital & IT
  • Week 7: Banking & Operations
  • Week 8: Property & Insurance

The Entrepreneur Collective is giving people, who are either looking to start a business or just started a business, the opportunity to get fundamental information from subject matter experts in the key areas of business. The subject matter experts are all local to the Mornington Peninsula and provide a wealth of knowledge. The participants will have the ability to listen to these experts, ask questions, get advice and walk away with a basic toolkit to assist navigate through the different areas of business.

^^ Week 5 – 8 are held outside of the small business festival schedule

*Program subject to change

Meet Your Facilitator

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Matt Bebe

Matt Bebe is the founder of Tar Barrel Brewery & Distillery, based in Mornington on the Mornington Peninsula, and was the co-founder and CEO of Mornington Peninsula Brewery.

Matt has over 15 years’ experience in the brewing holding an inaugural board position with the Independent Brewers Association (Australia).

Matt has been actively involved with Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism since 2009 and was a board member from 2018 – 2023.

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