What’s on


A series of events to help local businesses take the lead. Find out how you can create jobs and investment in the north, and work with other businesses in the north to support future growth.

Manufacturing Technologies Centre (MTC) program of events
A program of free events, including tours of local businesses as well as regular ‘drop in’ networking and technology demonstration sessions is available through the MTC.

How to Succeed in Business
Start-ups and entrepreneurs
Adelaide Business Hub, 6 Todd St, Port Adelaide
Thursday, 16 November
9.30am – 11.30am

Leadership Workshop – Emotional Intelligence for Leaders
Polaris Business & Innovation Centre, Innovation House, Mawson Lakes Blvd, Mawson Lakes
Tuesday, 28 November
9.00am – 4.00pm

Tax Essentials for Small Business
Len Beadell Library, 55 John Street, Salisbury
Wednesday, 29 November
9.30am – 11.30am

Impact Accelerator Program
Through hands-on workshops, mentoring and supporting resources, the Impact Accelerator program will help business operating in the disability sector develop innovative, actionable solutions to take advantage of the new opportunities presented by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Courses ongoing –  Contact [email protected] or 0433 681 401

Mentoring for success program 
Ongoing – register your interest via the Polaris Centre website.

Digital growth program
Ongoing – register your interest via the Polaris Centre website.


Under the Northern Economic Plan, each council works closely with a business centre to provide advice and assistance to local businesses through training courses, networking events, co-working spaces, assistance with grant applications and more. Get to know your local hub for local business.

Adelaide Business Hub is a business incubator accommodating start-ups.
Email [email protected]
Phone 8440 2440
Head Office: 6 Todd Street, Port Adelaide.

Stretton Centre explores and enables local job creation through using its facilities and working in collaboration with thinkers, networks and industry.
Contact Karina Jamieson, Business Support and Attraction Project Officer
Email [email protected]
Phone 8256 0589
307 Peachey Road, Munno Para

Visit the Northern Adelaide Jobs portal. Developed to help local businesses and local job seekers connect to support local jobs for local people.

Polaris Centre has been providing practical programs and advice to help northern Adelaide businesses start and grow for more than 15 years.
Phone 8260 8205
Email [email protected]