SME-24 Business Accelerator
20 - 21 May 2024

Join a cohort of business peers for two days of
intensive work on growing your business faster. 

Be challenged by growth and innovation experts to think
differently and build upon your existing business skills and success.

Supported By:

Fast, intensive business growth program

Focus is on substantial progress in key metrics

Practical tools and methods to help your business grow

Win new customers, reach new markets, grow your team

"A concentrated burst of insight from entrepreneurs who've been there, done it, and are incredibly generous in sharing what they've learned."

Matt Fenwick
Founder and Strategic Director, True North Content

The SME Business Accelerator Program enables you to find that time and shines a light across all elements of your business enabling you to identify where you need to focus your attention. 

Ellen Samuels
Executive Manager, Communication Link

Not sure if the SME Accelerator is for you?

Book in a chat with the SME team today!

work on your business alonside peers to leverage innovation for growth

What value do participants get?

Dedicated time set aside to spend on your business needs and growth protectory.

Be exposed to key methods and tools that high growth potential startups use to validate and grow their disruptive innovations into investable ventures.

Work in a team of peer business owners who will serve as your advisory board for the two days. Test your new ideas through feedback from different perspectives.

Hear from a range of stories from entrepreneurs who have been there, done that.

Interact with experts on growth, metrics, scaling your team and much more!

Much of the content you will access is the core of the programs at Canberra Innovation Network with a focus on innovation and growth.

Immerse yourself in a collaborative environment that is frequented by founders of high growth startups, mentors and venture investors.

Network with the CEOs, founders, presenters, entrepreneurs and cohort participants.

SME-24 Cohort Supported by

Experienced entrepreneurs and advisors

This program is facilitated, delivered and led by experienced team of entrepreneurs, angel investors, mentor network members and innovation program leaders. 

Irene Zhen
Dr Craig Davis
Hannah Hartgers
Hayley Maddox
Shashank Bokil
Rosanne Brand
Annabel Griffin
Petr Adamek
Renee Beerworth
Jarrod Deaton
Harold Dimpel
Kylie Burnett


For local (ACT and region) growth-focused companies,
we have subsidised tickets thanks to our partners and supporters. 

Apply before 17 May 2024
Must meet eligibility criteria for growth focused local SMEs
Access 2 days of workshops
All materials provided 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Level 5, 1 Moore St
Canberra,  2601, ACT

Open from 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM


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