Research and Planning

Starting a business in the City of Wanneroo is an exciting and rewarding experience. To increase your chances of success, it’s important to conduct thorough research and create a well-structured business plan.

Don’t worry, you’re not alone! The City of Wanneroo’s Business and Investor Support Service, Small Business Development Corporation, and Wanneroo Business Association are here to offer support and advisory services, workshops, networking opportunities, and access to grants.

By doing your research and planning upfront, you can identify potential challenges, market opportunities, and competitors, set clear objectives and goals, and develop a roadmap to achieve success.

City of Wanneroo's Business and Investor Support Service

The City of Wanneroo’s Business and Investor Support Service is a dedicated team of professionals who offer a wide range of support and guidance to businesses and investors in the City of Wanneroo.

This service provides assistance with obtaining approvals and permits, identifying funding and grant programs, finding a suitable business location, and connecting you with local business networks. In addition, the Business and Investor Support Service provides valuable resources such as training, networking events, and data about the City of Wanneroo to help you develop your business ideas.

For more information, check out the resources available through this website. You can also contact us directly to chat about your business and how we can provide assistance.

Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC)

The SBDC offers a range of services to support small businesses in the City of Wanneroo. The Business Local program provides advisory services, workshops, networking opportunities, and customised support to help you succeed. Through one-on-one advisory services, workshops on various topics such as financial management, marketing, and business planning, and networking opportunities for small business owners, the SBDC aims to empower you with the resources and knowledge you need to succeed.

For more information, visit the SBDC website.

Wanneroo Business Association (WBA)

The Wanneroo Business Association is a membership-based organisation that provides support and advocacy for businesses in the City of Wanneroo. Members have access to a range of resources and benefits, including networking events, training and development programs, business awards, and marketing opportunities. The WBA also works to promote the interests of local businesses by advocating for policies that support economic growth and development.

For more information, visit the Wanneroo Business Association website.

Business Station

Business Station is a not-for-profit organisation that provides one-on-one business advisory sessions, workshops, and online resources to assist entrepreneurs in starting their own business. Services include developing a comprehensive business plan, market research, branding, legal compliance, financial management, and access to affordable incubator and co-working spaces with support services and mentorship.

For more information, visit the Business Station website.

More information and contact

For more information on business research and planning, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email or phone.

Related pages and websites

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Next step: Select a business location

The next step in your new business venture is to select a business location. Find out what you need to consider before making any decisions about your business location.