Business events & workshops

We're committed to helping you grow your business here on the MidCoast.

Watch this space for details of upcoming events and workshops designed to boost your business.

Free Grant Writing Workshops

We’re holding free grant writing workshops in February 2022 to help you improve your chances of winning a grant! These free and informative sessions will help you identify funding opportunities, learn language specific to grant applications, and provide tips to improve the chances of receiving funding.

Keith Whelan from The Grants Guy will lead the workshops in 2022.

The free workshops will be held in the following locations:

  • Wingham Monday 7 February
  • Gloucester Monday 7 February
  • Taree Tuesday 8 February
  • Forster Wednesday 9 February
  • Tea Gardens Thursday 10 February

Workshops will be conducted via Zoom should COVID restrictions affect face to face meetings. Further information will be provided to participants closer to the date.

To book in for a workshop, complete the form below.

Click here to view form.

Free webinars: access population statistics for your community

If you need accurate information about the MidCoast population for business and marketing planning or to help you win grants, free community webinars held in August 2021 are available here to help you find the information you need.

"MidCoast Council provides demographic information, expertly presented by .id, free on our website for everyone to access, and once again, we're pleased to be able to provide workshops to guide people through the vast amounts of information that's there," says Council's Coordinator Community Strengthening, Lyndie Hepple.

Watch the webinars

Webinar 1: COVID Impacts demographic briefing

Webinar 2: General .id website overview. Refresher on all tools

Webinar 3: website features presentation


Social media webinars for business

Watch FREE webinars below to help your business make the most of social media.

Social media webinars for business

Webinar 1: How to make social media work for your business

Download the presentation.(PDF, 3MB)

Webinar 2: The importance of #HashTags

Download the presentation(PDF, 15MB)

Webinar 3 - Building and engaging with your audience


Download the presentation(PDF, 6MB)