Let us introduce you to the contacts, organisations and networks that can support your tourism business and build your networks.
To help businesses leverage off each other there are many business networks and associations for businesses to access. Each organisation performs a slightly different function and offer different benefits to their members. Most have annual partnership fees that vary according to the benefits and services they provide.
Local business and industry associations work to provide their members with opportunities to collaborate in marketing, share information & resources, development as well as providing a platform for business owners to connect with each other.
Contact them by phone, email, or visit their website.
Phone: 03 5950 1010
For information about swimming pools, fences, residential and commercial construction.
Phone: 03 5950 1060
For permits related to food safety, cafes, restaurants, beauty and hairdressers.
Phone: 03 5950 1050
For information and permits related to A-frames, parking, footpath trading, animals, etc
Phone: 03 5950 1050
For tourism business and Visitor Information Centre related enquiries
Phone: 03 5950 1579
For any other business assistance enquiry
Phone: 03 5950 1446
Small business help from digital and physical resources, online learning through LinkedIn, online newspapers plus more.
Phone: 03 5950 1710
With over 40 villages and townships on the Mornington Peninsula, there are a number of trader groups and Chambers of Commerce that take responsibility for:
If you are looking to work with other local businesses in the same industry for advocacy, advice and skill sharing, the Mornington Peninsula has a number of established business associations.
The Mornington Peninsula hosts millions of tourists each year within our region. Connect with our local tourism operators to assist your business to tap into this market or find out about all the tourism experiences available across our region.
REGIONAL TOURISM ASSOCIATIONS
Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism
STATE AND NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANISATIONS
Visit Victoria – state tourism body
Tourism Australia – national tourism body
Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) – Victoria’s peak body for tourism leadership, advocacy and events
Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) – national body for tourism leadership and industry representation
Looking to connect with other business owners, to network and to develop new skill sets? The Mornington Peninsula has established business networks, groups and associations that may be of interest to you.
PBN is dedicated to support and promote businesses within the Mornington Peninsula region delivering a variety of events throughout the year including informative breakfast events, casual evening events and women in business dinner events.
An association of Mornington Peninsula women & business leaders committed to furthering purpose-led female businesses, supporting them to thrive and to extend our positive impacts within the community.
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a business association committed to helping Australian industry with a focus on building competitive and sustainable industries through global integration, skills development, productive and flexible workplace relations, infrastructure development and innovation.
Website Link: www.aigroup.com.au
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry represents the interests of businesses in Victoria and nationally. VCCI provides networking opportunities, international trade services, workplace and business training, workplace consulting and business briefings and networking.
Website Link: www.victorianchamber.com.au
SEMMA is a peak industry group representing more than 200 leading manufacturers based in South East Melbourne.
Website Link: www.semma.com.au
The Small Business Institute is dedicated to ensuring the growth of the small business sector giving them a representative voice and providing training opportunities.
Website Link: www.tsbi.com.au/
Starting your business can be daunting, there are plenty of things to get sorted in the first couple of years, so working in a co-working space may be a beneficial step in the process.
Co-working can foster collaboration, innovation, and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs, freelancers, remote workers, start-up businesses, and people looking to transfer out of home.
Where are they located on the Mornington Peninsula?
If you would like to add your co-working space to this list, simply create a business listing and choose the ‘Co-working Spaces’ category under ‘Property & Accommodation’.