Gawler Business Development Group
“Where your success in business matters”
The Gawler Business Development Group Inc. primarily represents the interests of Gawler businesses operating from commercial premises. Landlords of Commercial premises pay a ‘Marketing Levy’ for approximately 400 businesses who then automatically receive membership. Businesses who are not in commercial premises may join and pay a membership fee.
The objectives and purposes of the Gawler Business Development Group are:
- To promote and market the businesses of the Town of Gawler;
- To develop and adopt strategies to develop, manage, coordinate and fund marketing initiatives;
- To support and encourage the economic viability of businesses generally within the Town of Gawler Local Government region;
- To represent the interests of the business community.
The main focus is to promote the Gawler business beyond the ability of any individual business and to provide education to business owners and managers to assist with the development of viable businesses. To facilitate this the Gawler Business Development Group provides various marketing opportunities via:
- The Gawler Business Directory www.gawler.org.au, where 400+ businesses contact details are listed and promoted;
- Social media – facebook, twitter and linkedin;
- Shop Gawler promotions – Developing and managing events that draw traffic to the region including:
Annually – Gawler Small Business Expo, Gawler SALA Art Trail and Gawler Jazz Festival and high profile guest speakers;
Monthly – Live radio sessions advertising the upcoming events and business news, Workshops, forums and educational events.
- Networking opportunities
The recent introduction of the new marketing strategies, monthly workshops, forums and educational events plus networking opportunities has contributed to a much stronger engagement between GBDG and local business owners. Additional services and events offered with a much broader focus on engaging small business owners and managers into peer networking and information sharing are being implemented.
For further information, please contact us on :
Gawler Business Development Group Website