Business Help

Building a successful, sustainable business can have its ups and downs.
At Y(E)P, we want to make the journey a little easier for you.


Entrepreneurship Facilitators provide one-on-one business advisory, coaching and mentoring services to small business owners who would like some help in their self-employment journey.

We aim to assist entrepreneurs in overcoming barriers to self-employment including providing services and referring to internal and external services/mentors as needed by our clients.

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Regular business workshops from local experts

Highly attended events – great for networking

Local Business Groups

When you’re in business for yourself, it doesn’t mean you need to be in business by yourself. Cairns has many business representative and networking groups that can help you start or grow your business through building relationships. Groups vary in their membership and function types, and frequency of meeting.

Cairns Business Women’s Club

The CBWC is a not for profit organisation that supports women in business in Cairns.

They hold monthly luncheons with guest speakers for members and non-members to learn and foster business networks.

Cairns Chamber of Commerce

The Cairns Chamber of Commerce actively help develop business growth for their members and the wider Cairns community. This group has a strong focus on helping their members gain the right resources for business success. They hold monthly luncheons and provide advocacy for their members.

Forum 4 Business Growth

A group formed as a business networking group for local Cairns businesses. They provide a professional environment where you can meet like-minded individuals on a regular basis to build relationships and growth.

Cairns Young Chamber

This group aims at helping young leaders of tomorrow develop and harness their business skills. The Cairns Young Chamber is dedicated to helping people who are seeking out professional development and network opportunities.