Events and training

The Casey Cardinia region offers numerous, varied opportunities for learning and development to help broaden your professional skills, while growing and celebrating your business. Local Councils, City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Council, regularly facilitate training sessions, as well as informal and formal networking events, so local businesses can join with like-minded businesses.

Women's Business Lunch

Join us for our annual networking lunch and enjoy a 2 course lunch,
a glass of blubby and listen to some top keynote speakers.
Book your tickets today  

Calendar of events

Take advantage of the opportunities for business training and development on offer for all businesses in the Casey Cardinia region

View the calendar

If you would like to discuss setting up a business or moving your established business to the Casey Cardinia region, please contact us as soon as possible to find out how we can help facilitate your goals. 
Casey Cardinia region contacts
David Wilkinson 
Manager Economic Development, City of Casey
T: +613 9705 5393 | M: +614 08 564 199 |  | PO BOX 1000 Narre Warren Victoria 3805
Andrew Pomeroy
Coordinator Economic Development, Cardinia Shire Council
T: +613 5945 0404 | M: +614 29 570 776 | | PO BOX 7 Pakenham Victoria 3810
Key industry contacts
  • AusIndustry
    AusIndustry is a specialist program delivery division within the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.  AusIndustry provides a range of incentives that actually assist businesses to grow.  
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    ABS can help you to understand and use statistics to make informed decisions. Along with free statistics, they also provide related information and services on a wide range of economic, social matters and environmental matters.
  • Australian Business Register (ATO)
    The Australian Business Register (ABR) is an extensive database that identities information provided by businesses when they register for an Australian business number (ABN).
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
    The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, businesses and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure services. Its primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws.  
  • Australian Government offers you simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need.  It's a whole-of-government service providing essential information on planning, starting and growing your business.
  • Australian Taxation Office
    The Australian Taxation Office is the Government's principal revenue collection agency, and is part of the Treasurer's portfolio. Our role is to manage and shape tax, excise and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians. 
  • Austrade
    The Australian Trade Commission – Austrade – is the Australian Government’s trade and investment development agency. Through their global network, they assist Australian companies to succeed in international business, attract productive foreign direct investment into Australia and promote Australia's education sector internationally. 
  • BEC Australia
    Business Enterprise Centres throughout Australia are able to offer businesses a range of services and assistance.  Whether you are starting up a new business or wanting to improve your existing business, your local BEC office can provide the support and help you require.
  • Business Licence Information Service
    Find the licences and registrations your business needs and build a personalised information pack. 
  • Business Victoria
    Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.
  • Consumer Affairs Victoria
    Regulator of Victoria’s consumer whose purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed traders and consumers. 
  • Export Connections
    Export Connections is run by Business Victoria and is a comprehensive online resource designed to help you start, run and grow your business.
  • Grants Link
    Find government grants and assistance for individuals, businesses and communities.
  • ICN Gateway
    The ICN (Industry Capability Network) Gateway is a comprehensive online system with around $319 billion worth of projects and more than 70,000 suppliers listed. Whether you're a project manager or a supplier, you can't afford not to be using this powerful business tool. To register and for more information visit ICN Gateway.
  • IP Australia
    Administrator of intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's rights.
  • Job Services Australia
    The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations is the lead government agency providing national leadership in education and workplace training, transition to work and conditions and values in the workplace.
  • Monash University - Career Gateway
    Advertise job vacancies online for Monash University students and graduates.
  • My Jobs - Chisholm Institute
    A free employment website where employers can advertise job vacancies and their business to Chisholm’s 40,000 students and graduates.
  • New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
    If you are an eligible job seeker and are interested in starting and running a small business, you may be able to access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).
  • Small Business Emergency Management and Recovery Package
    In Australia, natural disasters such as flood, fire and earthquakes can strike without warning. Your business is critical to your financial wellbeing and could also be a necessary service to your community, so it’s important to protect what you can in times of crisis.  The good thing is you don’t have to plan for emergencies on your own.  The small business emergecy management and recovery package has plenty of advice and support to help you.
  • Sustainability Victoria
    Sustainability is about making sure the social, economic and environmental needs of our community are met and kept healthy for future generations. As an agency of the Victorian Government, Sustainability Victoria has a simple goal: to integrate sustainability into all aspects of Victorian life so that living sustainably forms part of what we all do every day.
  • Victorian Employer's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI)
    The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI) is the peak body for employers in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 15,000 members, customers and clients around the State.
  • WorkSafe Victoria
    Working with the community to deliver outstanding workplace safety, together with quality care and insurance protection to workers and employers.