Partner event host key dates

Activities in date order

When planning and hosting your event(s), be sure to put these dates in your diary.


Registrations to host a partner event are open for the October Business Month (OBM) 2017 program.


Event host registrations close 30 June 2017.

Please read the 2017 OBM event host prospectus and confirm your proposed event meets the terms and conditions and relates to the key themes identified. All confirmed event information to be submitted to the OBM event portal, including finalised event description, venue and booking information by 30 June 2017.


Get a copy of the OBM logo to include on all partner event marketing material or simply email requesting a copy.

Cancellations: All cancellations must be in writing and submitted to before 30 June 2017 to receive a refund. Cancellations after this date are non-refundable.


OBM calendar of events program distribution commences. Printed calendar of events for October Business Month launched across all regions.

Events will be published on the OBM website.


Event hosts and attendees to complete the online OBM evaluation survey through Survey Monkey. The link will be emailed to event hosts and attendees from the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.

Return completed attendee surveys and event attendance forms to October Business Month team within five business days of completion of the event.


OBM evaluation report is available on the OBM website.