Initiatives have been instigated as both industry specific programs and for the benefit of any business wishing to gain assistance.
The program developed by the Adelaide Hills Business and Tourism Centre Inc. has become a model for business and government interaction across Australia. Business incubation involves a unique mix of advice, services and support to help small businesses develop and grow. It takes place in infrastructural developments that help businesses to become established and profitable."
Business incubators are committed to three core principles -
business may include:
developing business ideas, counselling, business and strategic planning financial and legal advice, marketing and sales management, mentoring, networking and synergies with other client businesses, secretarial services, reception and telephone answering office and/or workshop accommodation conference and meeting rooms photocopier, fax and postage service bookkeeping and word processing.
Workshops and seminars are offered by business groups and by private consultants and cover issues ranging from taxation, finance, import/export, employment and legal information. Adelaide Hills Regional Development Board, the Adelaide Hills Business and Tourism Centre Inc. and Council often host these workshops.
has benefited from various initiatives from both the local business groups and South Australian state government. Contact Evan Hissock President of the Adelaide Hills Wine Region Inc. on 8339 4122 for further details.
is continually being developed and will benefit from the increased profile of the Adelaide Hills and its recognition as a unique tourist region. An Adelaide Hills Tourism and Marketing Committee has been formalised to promote the area.