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The City of Holdfast Bay fosters economic and business growth and acknowledges the benefit of partnerships with other levels of government and surrounding local business services to facilitate growth for our businesses.  

Holdfast Bay Business Training and Networking


Glenelg - Digital Training Workshop:

Develop effective digital marketing content and become an expert in understanding your target audience.  A digital expert will take you through a journey into the digital world and how to get the most for your business.  The workshop will provide an overview and insights into social media marketing, effective website development and e-commence, cyber security and developing effective content.

For more information on the workshop click here

Somerton Park - Industry Networking

Come along to an industry networking evening with other Somerton Park businesses.  Stay informed and have input into the success and vitality of the precinct and provide us your thoughts on existing and future transport needs.  

Gain the latest information on the South Australian Export Accelerator grants and the Holdfast Bay Small Business Development grant.

For more information and bookings click here

 State Government Small Business Support

Support for business start-ups and existing small and family businesses. Offers practical tools and resources and links businesses to information, counselling advice and services.

Phone 1300 142 820
or visit State Government Small Business Support for more information


Businesses operating within the City of Holdfast Bay have access to free confidential one-on-one advisory sessions for those wishing to start a business or operating an existing business in the Southern Adelaide region (including the cities of Holdfast Bay, Mitcham, Onkaparinga and Marion). 

The Southern Adelaide Small Business Advisory Service offers:

  • Advice on starting a new business
  • Business health checks for existing businesses
  • One-on-one consultations at a location suitable to you
  • Growth services

The service has been an initiative of the City of Marion, City of Onkaparinga and the Department of State Development and open to businesses operating in the City of Holdfast Bay.  To book your free session, contact Phil Ransome from RansGroup on 08 7228 6208 or email

Free Visiting Business Advisory Service

Book Now - One day per month, the Southern Adelaide Small Business Advisory Service provides free advice and support for Holdfast Bay businesses at the Brighton Civic Centre, Jetty Road Brighton - 11.30am-4.30pm.  This program is an initiative of the Department of State Development and the cities of Marion and Onkaparinga for businesses operating in the cities of Holdfast Bay, Marion, Mitcham and Onkaparinga.

Advice on starting a new business

  • ‘Business Health Check’ for existing businesses
  • One-on-one consultation on specific issues to your business
  • Growth services

Book your free session by contacting:

Randal Brooks - Southern Adelaide Business Advisory Service

Phone: 0400 560 270 or Email:

Small Business Commissioner South Australia

The Small Business Commissioner works in partnership with government agencies to deliver free information sessions to businesses on topics relating to retail and commercial leasing, employment and staffing, intellectual property, dispute resolution, franchising and much more.

The information sessions are now broadcast via an online webinar and the sessions are also recorded and made available for future viewing via the Small Business Commissioner YouTube channel. 

For all the details on accessing any of the information sessions visit

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