Business Conversations

Cumberland City Council supports local businesses 

Cumberland City Council runs free business programs and provides a range of resources and services to help grow your business.

Breaking News! Small Business Month Expo is booking now.

Council will be holding a FREE event for Small Business Month on Friday 25 March, 5pm - 9.30pm. Tickets are available now.

February 2022 update:

March is NSW Small Business Month, and in preparation for that, the Feburary Cumberland Conversations Episode features an interview with Rami Ykmour - local businessman, entrepreneur and founder of Rashays. In this video, Rami Ykmour, talks about the benefits of locating his business operations in Cumberland. To hear more, listen to the February episode of the Cumberland Conversations Podcast.



January 2022 update:

Small Business Month has been was postponed until March 2022. Keep an eye out here for upcoming news and activities.

July 2021 update:

Breaking news! Cumberland City Council has secured a representative from Service NSW to explain all you need to know about the COVID-19 Business Package Appliction process.

Date: Thursday 29 July
Time: 6.30pm - 8pm
Venue: Online
Cost: Free
Bookings: Essential

Make sure you don't miss out on this FREE WEBINAR! 

COVID-19 Update

We recognise that the current situation with COVID-19 impacts our local business community and understand your concerns around reduced revenue, financial and legal obligations, management of employees, maintaining workplace health and planning around disruptions.

Visit our Council website for some of the ways we are supporting and promoting local businesses and keeping you informed during COVID-19.

Local Business Webinars

From digital marketing to legal matters, our practical business webinars provide key information and useful hints and tips. Our monthly business webinars cover a range of topics. Here is a list of some of our 2021 webinars:

  • Tools to help you reinvent your food business - COVID and beyond
  • Contract and legal matters
  • Google business solutions
  • Communication skills for building your business
  • Social media strategies
  • COVID-19 Business Package Application Explained


Register your business for the Dine & Discover NSW program

The NSW Government has launched Dine & Discover NSW to support local dinning, arts and tourism businesses and encourage community to get out and about. We encourage local business to register for the scheme so that you can host customers with vouchers. Find out eligibility and register.
Register your business for Dine and Discover NSW

Support for small business during COVID-19

If you are a small business owner and facing difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a range of government support packages and services available.
You can access these resources on Council website.

One-on-One Business Advisory

Get personalised business advice from a trusted, local business advisor.
For more information, see the Council website.

Small Business Month 2020

During Small Business Month, Cumberland City Council hosted a range of business webinars and free networking opportunities for local businesses.
You can access the webinar video and the presentation slides on the Council website.

If you have any questions Business Programs in Cumberland, please contact:
Helder Guerreiro
Coordinator Economic Development

P: (02) 8757 9000