no two Projects are the same - ain't no 'cookie cutter' approach here... 


entrepreneur facilitator service
-federal govt-

Commencing in January 2019 the EF Services aim to foster a stronger ‘entrepreneurial ecosystem’ by supporting new start-ups and existing businesses to build skills & networks, & by linking clients with the necessary support to help them succeed. So far to August 2021 the program has delivered…


  • Comprehensive support to 400 clients

  • 92 Workshops attracting over 1,000 participants

  • 27 Special Events attracting over 1,000 participants

  • 187 Meetings within the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

  • Over 2,000 client referrals to business services


plan, act, rebuild program
-local govt-

A quick turnaround 4-week program that we ran in partnership with Clarence Valley Council to provide support, through short-term Action Plans & ‘warm’ referrals, to small business impacted by the initial 2020 CoVid Lockdown restrictions & 2019 bushfires… 


  • 24-Hour turnaround to plan & launch program

  • 112 business check ins over 2-week period

  • 82 businesses provided comprehensive support

  • 160 hours total support provided


digital enterprise program
-federal govt-

In partnership with Coffs Harbour City Council & ETC Courtney oversaw the implementation of the Digital Enterprise Program - supporting business to capitalise on digital opportunities including the rollout of the NBN... 

  • 800 businesses supported through workshops & 1on1 support

  • 112 Workshops delivered throughout the LGA. 

  • Workshops on Web Development, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Video Conferencing, Social Media & Teleworking

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hinterland tourism cluster
-local govt-

Clarence Valley Council have attracted over 70 million dollars in grants and funding to support the Clarence River Masterplan. Alt-Collective will be working with hinterland businesses to build business skills & networks & foster a more collaborative business approach to drive more tourism in the Hinterland through… 


  • 1on1 support to hinterland businesses

  • Workshops to build skills & collaboration

  • Collaborative marketing to encourage visitation

  • Building business networks


entrepreneurFEST virtual event
-federal govt-

A-Team collaboration in conjunction with the Australian Entrepreneurs Alliance & funded through the Entrepreneur Facilitator Service - run annually & virtually with a focus on SME's & Start-Ups... 

  • Attracted over 1,000 attendees in 2020/21

  • Over 30 special events from every State beamed virtually

  • Small Business & New Start-Up Focus

  • Featured high profile speakers including Collette Dinnigan OA


coffs coast harvest program
-local/state GOVT-

In partnership with the Department of State & Regional Development & Coffs City Council - Coffs Coast Harvest was about connection, collaboration & promotion of the local food network including... 


  • Publication of the Coffs Coast Harvest Trail featuring over 40 local restaurants & producers

  • Coordinating the Spring Harvest Dinner attracting 180 members of the local food industry

  • Coordinating the Coffs Coast Food & Wine Festival attracting over 8,000 attendees to 6 Events

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business events reboot program
-state govt-

Alt-Collective were successful in attracting funds through Destinations NSW business events program – established to stimulate the events economy following the impact from the pandemic. Scheduled to run in early 2022 the event aims to… 


  • Attract over 100 SMEs from the NSW North Coast

  • Establish a successful 2-day program of events

  • Drive economic activity to the local region

  • Inspire & connect participants to build stronger business


coffs coast events program
-local govt-

Courtney oversaw the development of the Coffs Harbour Events Strategy in conjunction with renowned Event Specialist Bill O'Toole including various components of the Plan's implementation including... 

  • Managing a portfolio of major annual events attracting over 100,000 attendees annually

  • Developing the Coffs Coast Event Planner supporting the community to run their own events

  • Working with Clients including Surfing Australia & Australian Powerboat Association to deliver national Events


community eco. dev. program
-local govt-

Working with the 4 communities in the Coffs Harbour LGA to develop & implement Community Action Plans to drive economic, social & environmental outcomes including… 


  • Attracting in excess of one million dollars for project implementation 

  • Development of the Nana Glen Pool supported by Russell Crowe

  • Village Events Program supporting new community events

  • Village streetscape, signage & beautification works.  

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