What We Offer

Stirling Business Association is all about community.  Our aim is for you to feel a part of something; part of a community who is just like you.  A community who understands what it’s like running your own small business. A community where you can share your story and let others know what you do.  You could be the answer everyone else is looking for. Stirling Business Association hosts breakfasts, networking sundowners and engages local guest speakers  throughout the year for our members to catch up, meet new members, and reciprocate business. We want to support you in keeping your enthusiasm for your idea.  No one said being in business was easy! Following us on Facebook, subscribing to our monthly e-newsletter, The Scoop and our quarterly e-zine, Contact, will also ensure you are kept up to date with all that is happening at Stirling Business Association and what other businesses are up to. We look forward to you joining us.  Take a look at our membership packages now. 

As a member of Stirling Business Association there are many ways your business can be promoted.

 

 

  • Be included in our Members Directory on the website
  • Attend our networking events and chat to others about what you do.  Our members are keen to know what we all do.
  • Sponsor an event and showcase your business to other members (10% discount for Silver Members)
  • Host a sundowner at your business
  • Be a sponsor of our Annual Small Business Awards
  • Write an article for our quarterly Contact e-zine
  • Advertise in our quarterly Contact e-zine (charges apply)
  • Follow us on Facebook, comment on our posts and share our posts with your own Facebook community.
  • Provide a special offer to SBA members to increase your sales and brand awareness

We’d love for you to join us.  Have a look at our membership packages and see which one is right for you. 

 

Stirling Business Association fully manage the recently transformed Stirling Business Centre. The centre now boasts a new collaborative co-working space, renovated meeting and training rooms, a cool café style seating area and tranquil courtyard, as well as offices ranging in size from 11 to 30sqms. Tenants and visitors enjoy a collaborative community offering mentoring, training, networking, events, workshops and learning programs dedicated to supporting the small business owner to succeed and grow.

SBC is the ideal stepping stone for your small business. For more information about Stirling Business Centre call 9240 2393.

Testimonials
Rob Bluntish
I was needing to expand my networking, do business to business and meet positive liked minded business people.  I researched on the internet, spoke to some of the business people I knew and was told the Stirling Business Association was the premier business association north of the river.I attended a few different functions to gauge if what was said about the association was true or not.What struck me was the enthusiasm of the members to welcome me in and introduce me to other members who could help me develop and grow my business.  At each function a quality speaker gave ...
Brian Brewer
As a small family business owner I joined the SBA to enable me to network with other small to medium business owners sharing experiences and issues that are common in the market place. The network events, lunches and informal business update events are invaluable and members only get out what they are prepared to put in – worth making the effort! 
Cath Doyle
I would say that SBA offers a fantastic range of services, support and networking events for members. Since becoming a member a short time ago I have been able to engage other members to use to assist my business and in turn they have supported me in purchasing floristry products for their staff and customers. The people are lovely, friendly and encouraging, especially for a first time small business owner like myself this has been very helpful. Thanks SBA! 

Membership Packages

Stirling Business Association has a tiered membership system so you can select which one fits your business best.

The Connector

Bronze Membership
$35/month
  • Expand your network and connect with like-minded business owners by attending regular monthly events at member pricing
  • Access business support and advisory services, as well as specialised learning programs and workshops to grow and develop your business
  • The opportunity to showcase your business by hosting a Member Sundowner or Business Buzz
  • Share your expertise, build industry credibility and educate other members by submitting a blog article a month to be published on our website and shared across social media and our monthly e-newsletter, The Scoop
  • Promote your business and be easily found through our online Members Directory
  • Access to our exclusive member only Facebook group providing you with a collaborative online community to share ideas, inspiration and offers
  • Exclusive Stirling Business Association Postgraduate Business Scholarship at ECU’s School of Business & Law
  • Affordable sponsorship opportunities for special, quarterly events allowing you to increase your profile and brand exposure
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting so you can directly influence the strategic focus of the association
  • SBA’s close working relationship and continues dialogue with City of Stirling ensures your small business issues are heard
  • Access to Stirling Business Centre with one complimentary day per month in their collaborative coworking space so you can meet, connect and be inspired by other local small business owners
  • Discounted facility hire at Stirling Business Centre so you can access professional meeting rooms at competitive prices
  • To purchase a Bronze Membership and pay your membership monthly CLICK HERE

The Networker

Silver Membership
$81/month
  • All the benefits of Bronze membership plus:
  • One complimentary ticket to all SBA events throughout your membership year as well as member pricing for your guests so you can invest in building your partnerships in business
  • One social media ‘shout-out’ for your business each month to further increase your brand exposure and reach
  • The option to submit up to two blog posts per month to further build on your industry credibility and expertise
  • Exclusive Silver Member graphic for use on your email footer or website to highlight your connection with SBA and commitment to the local business community
  • To purchase a Silver Membership and pay your membership monthly CLICK HERE

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