Big plans for centre

Belinda Lockerby.
Belinda Lockerby.

She is inviting small businesses in the region to complete a Your Say survey at sbcpeel.com.au to help her shape the program for next year.

‘Our vision is to be the first port of call for small businesses within the Peel region,’ Ms Lockerby said.

‘The Small Business Centre facilitates and connects budding entrepreneurs and established operators with the right resources, training and mentoring to make informed decisions to assist their business ideas.’

The centre works with councils in the region and community development groups.

‘Our mission is to ensure that small businesses are successful and represented in contributions to sustainable economic development in the Peel Region,’ Ms Lockerby said.

The centre is funded from the Small Business Development Corporation of Australia.

Ms Lockerby has had 20 years experience working with businesses across retail, commercial and the industrial sectors. Her experience includes strategy and marketing.