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QVM Trader Lounge

Traders Connect


Here's what's on at the Trader Lounge:

COVID-19 Pandemic Disruption

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and given the restrictions, SBMS is practicing social distancing.  Although we are not on site, our mentors are here to help you and are available for teleconference and phone meetings.

Please contact [email protected] to arrange for a mentor to contact you.

Business Workshops

Please contact Madalen, [email protected].

Need help with any of the following? We can help for FREE

  • Digital Marketing
  • New website
  • Update existing website
  • Graphic Design (signage, business cards etc, re-usable bag design)
  • New Brand Design
  • Logo Update
  • Product Photography
  • Videos
  • Marketing Material Creation

SBMS is working with a number of Universities including RMIT, LaTrobe, Chisholm and Deakin to host student interns to gain professional experience and practice the skills they are studying. The students are ready to help traders with these tasks and more.

Contact [email protected] or call 1300 631 171

Not sure what help you need?

The Trader Lounge is accessible to traders during COVID-19 pandemic.  Normally you could drop in and have a coffee or a chat with Madalen or any of the Mentors from SBMS on Tuesday/Thursday or Friday between 10am and 2pm.  Given the circumstances, please email us to set up a suitable time.

You can also book to see a specific mentor, attend workshops, meet special guests, or just come to relax and enjoy a cuppa with other traders.

Access outside these hours requires a swipe card - to get one fill in the form at the Lounge or ask your Precinct Manager.

SBMS is proud to be working with the City of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market management to provide support for all market traders through an innovative program called Trader Connect.

For more information about the Trader Connect Program go to http://qvm.com.au/trader-support/

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SBMS is proudly supported by the Victorian Government & Small Business Victoria