YREC supports small business growth by offering Events and Workshops throughout 2017.

Calendar of Events 2017

Creativity at the Incubator Exhibition

YREC Masthead

Thursday, 24 August 2017 to Wednesday, 13 September | 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Visit this 3 week exhibition to view the creativity of YREC tenants.

Cost: FREE

Where: Waterwheel Gallery @ Warburton Visitor Information Centre, 3400 Warburton Highway, Warburton

Hosted by YREC

Small Business 6 week course

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 | 11:30AM to 1:00PM

Are you struggling with some aspect of your business? Are all the facilitated courses available just not hitting the mark? Then come to YREC on Wednesdays 11.30am to 1.00pm for 6 weeks commencing on 30 August, where you will go on a guided learning journey where you control the direction. In session 1 hear from business owner Sue West about her struggles to build up a business from scratch and what she did to find clients, develop strategies and get to where she is today.

Cost: FREE

Bookings: Email Alison at

Where: YREC Warburton Business Village, 21 Woods Point Road, Warburton

Hosted by CIRE Training

Tax Essentials for Small Business

Thursday, 14 September 2017 | 9:30AM to 11:30PM

Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start! You’ll learn about:

  • business structures and their different rules, tax rates and obligations
  • tax and non-tax business registrations
  • allowable deductions, including motor vehicle deductions, depreciation and home-based business expenses
  • annual and quarterly reporting requirements
  • record keeping principles
  • where to go for help and information when you need it.

Cost: FREE

Bookings: Eventbrite

Where: YREC Warburton Business Village, 21 Woods Point Road, Warburton

Hosted by Australian Taxation Office


Effective Record Keeping for small business – Wednesday, 19 July 2017 

Smart Money Free Info Session – Wednesday, 14 June 2017 

Develop Your Online Strategy workshop – Thursday, 18 May 2017

Business Planning Essentials short workshop – Thursday, 18 May 2017 

Sounds Healing – Sound Bath Experience – Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Understanding Marketing short workshop – Thursday 23 March 2017

Yarra Valley Women in Business – Your Best Year Yet – Thursday 21 March 2017

Smart Money FREE info session – Tuesday 14 March 2017

Your Business in a Digital World Workshop – Monday 6 March 2017

Yarra Valley Women in Business @ Oscars on the Yarra – Thursday 2 March 2017

Good Stories create Great Brands Workshop – Tuesday 6 February 2017

Yarra Valley Women in Business Christmas – Tuesday 6 December 2016

Small Business Day at YREC – Wednesday 16 November 2016

Marketing for Growth Workshop A Small Business Victoria workshop

Essential Oils for Everyday Living – Saturday 10 Sept 2016. Contact Janine directly on 0418 539 395.

Tai Chi Classes – held during July & August 2016. Contact Paul directly on 0431 984 321.

Business Breakfast – held June 2016. Hosted by Sue Clarke,  The Yarra Valley Accountant.