Business Advisory

Receive assistance in starting or expanding your business by discussing new ideas, creating clarity and direction. Connect with our passionate Business Advisory team in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, Dungog, Gloucester and Great Lakes.

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Workshops, Training & Events

Growth is created by business knowledge and know how put into practice.  Empower and educate yourself as a small business owner, make your training and development part of your on-going business success strategy.

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Business Advice & Mentoring Programs

Let our team guide you through the range of programs and services offered to small business owners in the greater Hunter Region. Fully and partially subsidised services are available to suit your individual needs, based on your industry sector, stage of business growth and personal skillsets.

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Serviced Offices & Training Facilities

Enjoy the collaborative small business environment of our Serviced Offices and the freedom that our Virtual Tenancy offers. Our Meeting and Training Rooms are a professional, affordable and versatile option for your interviews, training days and events.

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Business Innovation

Conducting and surviving in business has never been more reliant on innovation than it is now. Using new technology, accessing rapidly growing markets and discovering new generations of consumers are just a few of the opportunities that business leaders and owners can now realise. Challenge yourself and your business to innovate!

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The Business Centre


At The Business Centre we believe in developing business by developing people.

We are not-for-profit Business Enterprise Centre (BEC), supporting small business and entrepreneurs in the Central Coast, Cessnock, Dungog, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Mid-Coast, Muswellbrook, Newcastle, Port Stephens and the Upper Hunter. 

Enjoy exploring what our Centre has to offer, including business advisory services, mentoring programs, workshops, training and events. Serviced and virtual offices are available to support your business, as well as training and meeting room facilities.

Our Team is proud to have been chosen to deliver the NSW Government's Business Connect program and the Australian Government's, Australian Small Business Advisory Services Programme (ASBAS)


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"I'm so very grateful for the Mentoring I received from Brooke through the NEIS program!" -- Roz Ewart
"I love working with Brooke, I always leave the mentoring appointments feeling energised and ready for business" -- Antonia Gore
"The NEIS program – training and mentoring – really helped me with by confidence in business" -- Mandy-Lee Cluff
"Mentoring through The Business Centre helped me set realistic targets and strategies to grow my business" -- Peter Brown
"Mikes mentoring has guided our business from imminent collapse to a position of renewed survival with stronger market share and increased profitability" -- Lesley Lalor
"The service was beyond expectations, professional and informative." -- Ray Bylart – Connect
"Without the continuous assistance I would never of been able to start and grow my business." -- Alida de Laubadere –
"Not only did I learn a great deal I also was very engaged and entertained by the Advisers professional and experienced style of training." -- Phil Byrnes - Exce
"I learned so much in the one on one Advisory sessions and this was backed up with the availability of workshops and networking opportunities." -- Block Sign – Fonehub