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Invest Melbourne supports business growth

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Unlock your business potential with support from expert advisers and join the many innovative and successful companies investing in Melbourne.

Melbourne is projected to be the fastest-growing capital city from 2023–24, and the nation’s most populated city by 2030.

Invest Melbourne – part of the City of Melbourne – can help you harness this prosperity, connect with the right people at the right time, and achieve business success.

Our experienced advisers can help you at each stage of the process, including market entry, business case validation, location selection, government support, and connections to industry contacts and talent.

The Invest Melbourne Advisory Board brings together business experts with extensive experience in fields like finance, technology, innovation, energy, life sciences, logistics, property and education.

Chair Amanda Coombs said the group’s seniority allows for rich conversations and rapid sense-checks on industry-specific suggestions.

‘We are energised by Invest Melbourne’s pipeline of opportunities and the positive impact these can have on creating jobs and ensuring Melbourne is again a highly attractive and easy place to do business,’ Amanda said.

‘We collaborate with our state and federal counterparts to ensure opportunities are considered fully, efforts are well- coordinated, and delivery is efficiently managed.

‘Only one year in, we have great momentum in reimagining and investing in what Melbourne can be for businesses looking to land or expand in the city.’

Looking to the future, Invest Melbourne has clear goals, including creating industry hubs to attract talented professionals to live and work in the city.

‘Our priorities for the first half of 2023 include the creation of more than 300 jobs and $200 million in capital expenditure,’ Amanda said.

‘We want Melburnians to be proud of their city and enjoy working and living in it.’

For more information, visit Invest Melbourne.

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