Melbourne - South East

Meet the local entrepreneurship facilitator and discover what is happening in the region to start your small business journey today.

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Your local entrepreneurship

Ashley Hayden

Entrepreneurship Facilitator, Melbourne - South East

Entrepreneurship Facilitator Service

Ashley Hayden is the Entrepreneurship Facilitator appointed to service the Melbourne - South East (Pakenham) region - an initiative of the Australian Government.

Ashley is a business consultant with over 25 years experience in corporate marketing, executive management and small business ownership.
He started his first business at age 14 and has since helped hundreds of business owners, executives and managers with marketing strategy, business advice and workshop facilitation. In 2017, he joined Silver & Wise, an organisation dedicated to training and enabling mature age business ownership. He has been fully trained as a small business coach, mentor and strategic advisor and facilitator.

How Your local Facilitator can support you?

Developing and Mentoring

Entrepreneurship Facilitators are funded by the Australian Government, and can help you develop your idea into a business by providing mentoring and business support, including:

  • Assisting you to understand how to go about starting a business.
  • Helping you develop a marketing plan.
  • Working with you to identify your business needs.
  • Referring you to other appropriate support and assistance (that may be fee for service).
Developing  and Mentoring

Your local Entrepreneurship Facilitator, is delivering their assistant and support services across these locations.

Ready to start your journey?

Tell us about your business

Fill in the following form and we will get back to you with resources and information that will help you jump start your entrepreneurial journey.

About your idea

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Do you have an idea?  
How will you resource your business?  
How much research have you done to start your business?  
What preparation have you done to start the business?  

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Upcoming Events

  • Melbourne - South East
December 5, 2019 Narre Warren

Understanding marketing and pr in your business

You are ready to take your business to market, but where do you start? The key to success when it comes to business is connecting with the right audience, however navigating social media, digital marketing and public relations can be murky waters. We will clear the confusion for you so you understand the basics.

  • Melbourne - South East
November 19, 2019 Online

How to start a business masterclass webcast

Ever thought of starting your own business and being self-employed, well here’s your chance to learn how from the comfort of your own home! Ever thought of starting your own business and being self-employed, well here’s your chance to hear from a group of experts from the Entrepreneur Facilitation Service, on exactly where to start. Join us online for an informative hour free masterclass on how to start a business.

  • Melbourne - South East
November 14, 2019 Narre Warren

Introductory Digital Marketing For Your New Business Start-Up

So you are considering starting your own business, or you just started, and digital marketing is still a term you don’t quite understand. Join Ashley Hayden an Entrepreneur Facilitator and experienced marketing expert in this informative introduction to digital strategy and how it can help your new business start-up.

Work towards your business building goals.

Browse our resource library of articles, videos, checklists and other interesting content to help you prepare and develop your business. Got a burning question that we haven't covered? Simply send us an email or call one of our Facilitators today!

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Whatever it is you want to ask or let us know about; get in touch and we will make sure one of our experts gets back to you.

Feeling ready to start your own business?

If you are thinking about starting a business or already in self-employment but need a helping hand, let us help you. Tell us abour your business idea today!