Our low cost activities cover the different topics in the TNQ Tourism Small Business Development Program. You can participate in as many activities as you like – be sure to book your place so you don’t miss out!

For small tourism businesses OR business intenders OR in a tourism related industry, with fewer than 20 full time equivalent staff.

TTNQ members and non-members are welcome to come along.

Cairns Workshop

Cairns & Port Douglas Mentoring

If you can’t make it to the Cairns workshops above, we can arrange a one-on-one mentoring session to cover the workshop content with the presenter for only $70 per hour (instead of $390 per hour). Click here to let us know.

Cassowary Coast Mentoring

Provided by: Conus Business Consultancy Services

Discounted Cost: $50 per hour for up to 3hrs of mentoring

The foundation for a successful business is understanding your financial situation. Interpreting data and making the tools work for you is easy when you know how. Receive guidance on available banking and finance products, how to present finance bids and how to effectively manage your cash flow. Review and implement your business plan, improve supply-chain management, succession planning and create security over leased premises or your intellectual property.

Cairns Workshop

Look out for details in March 2018

Mentoring

If you can’t make it to the Cairns workshops above, we can arrange a one-on-one mentoring session to cover the workshop content with the presenter for only $70 per hour (instead of $390 per hour). Click here to let us know.

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Innovate Your Business

Cairns Workshop

Innovate Your Business Workshop

Mentoring

If you are unable to make it along to the workshop above, you can meet with the facilitators for one-on-one mentoring. For $50 per hour (normally $175 per hour) you can go through the workshop content at a time arranged with your theSPACE mentor. Please let us know if you’d like to book a mentoring session.

Cairns Workshop

Port Douglas Workshop

Cairns Mentoring

Provided by: Pinnacle Tourism Marketing

Cost: $50 per hour (for up to 30hrs) to complete your plan (normally $110ph)

How do your customers know that you are in business? Let’s tell them! Receive assistance on preparing a marketing plan for your business from someone who has been doing it for over 17 years. Michael Nelson from Pinnacle Tourism Marketing is an award-winning marketing specialist who helps businesses navigate their way through the dynamic world of tourism distribution and sales and marketing.

Port Douglas Daintree Mentoring

Provided by: Pinnacle Tourism Marketing

Cost: $50 per hour (for up to 30hrs) to complete your plan (normally $110ph)

How do your customers know that you are in business? Let’s tell them! Receive assistance on preparing a marketing plan for your business from someone who has been doing it for over 17 years. Michael Nelson from Pinnacle Tourism Marketing is an award-winning marketing specialist who helps businesses navigate their way through the dynamic world of tourism distribution and sales and marketing.

Cassowary Coast Mentoring

Provided by: Knowl’edge

Cost: $50 per hour for up to 3hrs (normally $220ph)

How is your business currently operating? Could it run even better? Receive an assessment from someone who has supported over 130 tourism businesses.

Knowl’edge offers a highly successful tried and tested practical business mentoring support package. Julia will work collaboratively with you to tailor the support specifically to your business needs. Knowl’edge has a flexible toolkit to help diagnose what’s needed. Then Julia discusses the diagnostic outcomes to work with the business on identifying business planning needs, marketing and communication needs and guidance on possible new markets and business opportunities. Practical, achievable strategies are collaboratively developed, along with documented actions. Meetings before or after work are offered, especially if they involve coffee. Email and phone support is provided, at no charge, between meetings.

Cairns Workshop

Visual Merchandising Workshop Cairns

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Cairns Mentoring

Provided by: CBC Staff Selection

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour for up to 3 hours of one-on-one mentoring (normally $175ph)

Small business owners often wear many hats – do you need help with fitting your HR one? Receive guidance on human resources strategies including talent recruitment, tools for retention, managing difficult employees, inductions, performance reviews, terminating employees, award and wage compliance and leave entitlements.

Port Douglas & Daintree Mentoring

Provided by: HR Dynamics

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour for up to 3 hours of one-on-one mentoring (normally $175ph)

Small business owners often wear many hats – do you need help with fitting your HR one? Receive guidance on human resources strategies including talent recruitment, tools for retention, managing difficult employees, inductions, performance reviews, terminating employees, award and wage compliance and leave entitlements.

Cassowary Coast Mentoring

Provided by: Kerry Clow Consulting

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour for up to 3 hours of one-on-one mentoring (normally $175ph)

Small business owners often wear many hats – do you need help with fitting your HR one? Receive guidance on human resources strategies including talent recruitment, tools for retention, managing difficult employees, inductions, performance reviews, terminating employees, award and wage compliance and leave entitlements.

Cairns Workshop

Learn to Network Workshop

Cairns Workshop

Stay tuned for more details

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Cairns Workshop

Port Douglas & Daintree Workshop

Protecting Your Business Workshop Port Douglas

Cairns & Port Douglas Daintree Mentoring

Presented by: MacDonnells Law

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour (normally $390 per hour) for up to approximately 2.5hrs of legal work

You can spend so much time creating the concept of your business and employing the right staff to carry your vision to your customers – but how do you make sure you don’t lose it all? Getting the legal framework in place is vital. Learn about:

– intellectual property

– employment law
– business structures
– the privacy act
– succession planning
– licensing
– credit management

Cassowary Coast Mentoring

Presented by: Vandeleur & Todd Solicitors

Discounted Cost: $50 per hour (normally $320 per hour) for up to 3 hours one one-on-on mentoring

You can spend so much time creating the concept of your business and employing the right staff to carry your vision to your customers – but how do you make sure you don’t lose it all? Getting the legal framework in place is vital. Learn about:

– intellectual property
– employment law
– business structures
– succession planning
– licensing
– tenancy
– credit management

Cairns Mentoring

Provided by: InCapital Advisers

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour for up to 10hrs to complete your business plan (normally $275ph)

Let’s take an indepth look into your business. How is it currently operating and how could it run even better? Receive a diagnostic assessment from a finance expert who will assist you to create a business plan.

Port Douglas Daintree Mentoring

Provided by: InCapital Advisers

Discounted Cost: $70 per hour for up to 10hrs to complete your business plan (normally $275ph)

Let’s take an indepth look into your business. How is it currently operating and how could it run even better? Receive a diagnostic assessment from a finance expert who will assist you to create a business plan.

Cassowary Coast Mentoring

Provided by: Knowl’edge

Cost: $50 per hour for up to 3hrs (normally $220ph)

How is your business currently operating? Could it run even better? Receive an assessment from someone who has supported over 130 tourism businesses.

Knowl’edge offers a highly successful tried and tested practical business mentoring support package. Julia will work collaboratively with you to tailor the support specifically to your business needs. Knowl’edge has a flexible toolkit to help diagnose what’s needed. Then Julia discusses the diagnostic outcomes to work with the business on identifying business planning needs, marketing and communication needs and guidance on possible new markets and business opportunities. Practical, achievable strategies are collaboratively developed, along with documented actions. Meetings before or after work are offered, especially if they involve coffee. Email and phone support is provided, at no charge, between meetings.

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Cairns Workshop

Port Douglas Daintree Workshop

Managing Your Brand Online: Social & Community Port Douglas Workshop

*This workshop is for businesses at an introductory level

Cassowary Coast Workshop

*This workshop is for businesses at an introductory level with an existing website

Social Media Mentoring

Provided by: Socialeyes Media
Learn to connect with your ideal audience, let your brand’s personality shine and take on a fresh approach to social media. Meet with Socialeyes Media to see what your small business needs to do now to get social!

Discounted cost: $50 per hour for up to 4hrs of mentoring (normally $100ph)

Website Mentoring

Provided by: Precedence

Are you building your website from scratch? Do you want your website redesigned? Have you got a pretty great website but unsure how to get people looking at it? Meet with Precedence to see what your small business needs to do now to get your web presence sorted.

Discounted cost: $50 per hour for up to 4hrs of mentoring (normally $110ph)

Cairns Workshop

Managing Your Brand Online: Digital Performance

*This workshop is for businesses at an introductory level with an existing website

Port Douglas Daintree Workshop

Managing Your Brand Online: Digital Performance Port Douglas Workshop

*This workshop is for businesses at an introductory level with an existing website

Cassowary Coast Workshop

*This workshop is for businesses at an introductory level with an existing website

Social Media Mentoring

Provided by: Socialeyes Media
Learn to connect with your ideal audience, let your brand’s personality shine and take on a fresh approach to social media. Meet with Socialeyes Media to see what your small business needs to do now to get social!

Discounted cost: $50 per hour for up to 4hrs of mentoring (normally $100ph)

Website Mentoring

Provided by: Precedence

Are you building your website from scratch? Do you want your website redesigned? Have you got a pretty great website but unsure how to get people looking at it? Meet with Precedence to see what your small business needs to do now to get your web presence sorted.

Discounted cost: $50 per hour for up to 4hrs of mentoring (normally $110ph)

Cairns Workshop

Selling Online Workshop

Port Douglas Workshop

Selling Onling Workshop Port Douglas

Mentoring

If you can’t make it to one of the workshops above, we can arrange a one-on-one mentoring session to cover the workshop content plus more with the presenter for only $50 per hour (instead of $110 per hour). Click here to let us know.

Cairns Workshop

Stay tuned for more details…

TTNQ, Level 2, 51 Esplanade, Cairns

1pm-4pm

Presented by: Precedence

Discounted Cost: $20pp

Port Douglas Workshop

Stay tuned for more details…

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas

1pm-4pm

Presented by: Precedence

Discounted Cost: $20pp

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Cairns Workshop Series

Cassowary Coast Workshop

Customer Centricity Kickstarter Workshop Mission Beach

Cassowary Coast Workshop

Conversations with TTNQ Workshop Mission Beach

Cairns Mentoring

Provided by: Ros Harries Marketing

Discounted Cost: $50 per hour for up to 3hrs of mentoring  (normally $85ph)

Receive guidance on positioning your tourism product in the domestic and international markets, developing brand standards and a strategic direction for advertising campaigns, training your team on selling your product at tradeshows and on sales calls.

Cairns Mentoring

Provided by: Tourism Marketing Services

Cost: $50 per hour for up to to 3hrs of mentoring (normally $85ph)

Identify and target the different tourism opportunities in the Western markets of North America, Canada, UK and Europe that your Small Business can expand into. Receive guidance on the growing trends and find out what marketing resources are available to your business.