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The Program Offers:

One hour one-on-one consultations, via electronic devices with a business advisor and connection to specialised services and advice including:

  • General
  • Strategic marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Human resources, work health safety and workforce planning
  • Innovation and transformation
  • International trade and export

As a proactive community health measure in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19), a decision has been made, where possible, to switch the face-to-face advisory sessions with other forms of communication including skype, zoom and phone. Your advisor will be in touch upon booking to discuss a suitable option. This service is now FREE until 30 June 2020.

Our Southern Business Mentoring Program mentors will also be delivering additional consultation services as we help our business community to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Please consult the individual mentor profiles below for information about their services.

If you have any questions about this service please get in contact with us at business@holdfast.sa.gov.au

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General Business Advisor

Martin Pike

Martin Pike, General Business

Martin’s passion is finding out what’s key to making businesses tick by identifying and addressing critical ‘weak spots’ with owners. Martin’s style is relaxed but clear and his insights have helped many business owners across all industry sectors. Martin’s motto is “straightforward business success”.

Amanda Wood

Amanda Wood, General Business

Amanda Wood, of AMW Business Growth, advises across most industries and business topics, and specialises in helping businesses to discover or better understand their strategic opportunities, whilst also assisting with very ‘practical’ business advice.

Amanda brings to this program, real-life experience as: a business owner and manager; participant on many business related boards: and also as a leader of state and national business advisor teams. She understands first hand, the many challenges of owning and growing a significant-sized successful business.

Digital Marketing

Fiona Blinco

Fiona Blinco - Digital Marketing

Fiona has worked with numerous small businesses across southern Adelaide in understanding and growing their online presence. From developing websites, working on Google Ads, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques or email marketing.

Human Resources

Evelyn Pollard

Evelyn Pollard, Human Resources, Work Health Safety and Workforce Planning

Evelyn draws upon her extensive experience in human resource management, work health safety, injury management, customer service, change management and continuous improvement.

Transformation and Innovation

Andrew Richards

Andrew Richards, Transformation and Innovation Advisor

Andrew is a Marketing, Strategy and Product Development senior executive who has consistently delivered high growth and sustained business results across a broad range of markets and industry sectors. He has substantial experience with helping build companies through transformational changes that enhance growth.

Export and International Trade

Anthony Coles

Anthony Coles, Export and International Trade Advisor

With broad industry sector and International business experience, Anthony has held roles as Start-up Founder, Investor/ Fund Raiser, Executive Coach, GM (Sales & Marketing) & ultimately, CEO of an ASX-Listed Company.

Marketing

Martin Pike

Martin Pike, Strategic Marketing

Martin’s passion is finding out what’s key to making businesses tick by identifying and addressing critical ‘weak spots’ with owners. Martin’s style is relaxed but clear and his insights have helped many business owners across all industry sectors. Martin’s motto is “straightforward business success”.

If your business is outside of the Holdfast Bay council area and you are located in the cities of Marion or Onkaparinga this service is available to your business.

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