Business and investment services

We provide dedicated resources for business and investment services.

Our business and investment pages provide the point of entry for businesses seeking to establish, grow or invest locally. We make doing business easy through positive leadership, collaboration and innovation.

Our role is to:

Attract investment

We do this through:

  • stimulating and procuring investment
  • facilitating introductions and brokering collaborations
  • case managing enquiries that contribute to employment opportunities or offering significant benefit to the local economy
  • coordinating industry specific investment and trade visits
  • ensuring Geelong's capabilities are promoted in a local and global context
  • assisting with the regulatory framework.

Support local business

We do this by:

  • providing intelligence on the economy to assist with decision making
  • identifying government grants or funding opportunities
  • delivering initiatives, programs and business events that support positive growth
  • delivering initiatives to diversify and skill our labour force.

Drive economic growth

We assist by:

  • identifying and fostering initiatives that will strengthen Geelong's major capability sectors and provide a positive environment for growth
  • providing leadership on matters that affect the local economy
  • advocating for projects that support strategic business and industry development
  • coordinating industry experts to explore and elevate possibilities for Geelong to prosper.

Page last updated: Monday, 9 December 2019