WANT TO HOST A RURAL EDGE WORKSHOP IN YOUR COMMUNITY? PLEASE READ THE BELOW INFORMATION AND COMPLETE THE WORKSHOP REQUEST FORM. Rural Edge continues to receive high levels of demand for our business skills workshops all across both WA and nationally.
Rural Edge can guarantee the delivery of any of our suite of workshops at a time that is most convenient to you.
Options for accessing a Rural Edge workshop include:
Rural Edge delivers your requested workshop in your town with participants paying the Rural Edge registration fee. A minimum of ten participants is required.
Rural Edge participant fee applies which is $495 (+GST) per participant and $250 (+GST) per person for additional members of the same business.
Your group or organisation provides a $5,000 investment (can be through funding, grants or local sponsorship)
This investment allows you to effectively ‘buy’ a one-day workshop of your choice, which means you can offer the workshop ‘free’ to your community.
Wait for Rural Edge to deliver in your community.
Rural Edge participant fee will apply.
*Assumes a minimum of ten paying participants. **Maximum of 20 participants per workshop
A few additional points of information:
Grant applications – Rural Edge will happily provide a detailed letter of support to any group applying for grant funds. Please email Emily Davey via email@example.com or Lauren Dark via firstname.lastname@example.org with details.
Corporate sponsorship– We will happily include your sponsors’ logos on the workshop marketing materials that we provide and the sponsor is also welcome to formally open and close the workshop (five mins. maximum). Due to degree of negotiation involved in corporate partnerships, Rural Edge is not able to negotiate individual sponsorships, however, if you know of a business that is interested in supporting three or more workshops in your region please let us know.
Workshop format- Content and format of workshops is set to ensure quality and continuity of training. Workshops run for 6 hours and we recommend timing of 9am to 3pm- changes to this timing may incur additional expense.
Information about hosting a Rural Edge workshop:
Rural Edge organises the facilitator, workshop materials, undertakes all registrations and payment (online via our website), provides a pdf marketing flyer and online marketing support via social media and our ‘In the Loop’ eNews. However, for the workshop to run smoothly we need a local contact/host on ground to coordinate (this can be an individual, Community Resource Centre, grower group or other community group).
We ask for assistance with:
Booking and liaising with a suitable local venue.
You know your community best and have established networks so we ask that the local host:
- Distribute the marketing flyer to your community / colleagues/ networks, etc.
- Share and re-tweet Rural Edge’s social media posts about the workshop.
On the day
- We ask that the local host be available to:
- Welcome participants and help facilitator with registration if they require
- Liaise with caterer; and
- Take a few snaps so that we can share your great work in organising the workshop with our social media following.
- Invoices: all marketing, venue, catering and equipment hire costs are covered by Rural Edge. When we book your workshop date we give an approximate budget for each. As the local host we ask that you provide suppliers with our name and contact details for invoicing.