April 5, 2023

9:15 am to 12:30 pm

Face-To-Face Workshop

Are you a business owner struggling to attract sponsorship? If so, this workshop is for you! This half day face-to-face workshop created by Best Selling marketing author Therese Tarlinton will assist you to understand the mindset and strategies required to secure sponsorships for your business.

Join us for this in-person event to learn effective strategies on how to create a compelling plan that will draw potential sponsors to help you grow your business. Don’t make the mistake that brands so commonly do and assume you have something a sponsor will want.  Having clarity on what you can offer is alluring and will deliver the return on investment that they are looking for. Establishing the right mindset and a having a plan for success will showcase your professionalism and increase your chances of securing your ideal sponsors. 


  • Understand how to secure the financial investment needed to elevate your business.
  • Learn what excites your audience and what brands you should explore that are more likely to become a sponsor. 
  • Maximise your own brand reach with your sponsor’s audience to grow your client base.
    Build your credibility by partnering with brands and providing them a level of service to match their expectations. 

    Don’t miss this incredible opportunity – register now and learn how to attract sponsors and take your business to the next level! 


Who is this for?

  • This workshop is aimed at small businesses throughout NSW, and has a capacity to host up to 20 people.
  • This workshop is for business owners who have just started a business or have an established business.
  • This workshop will take place face-to-face.

This session is provided through the Business Connect program. Business Connect is a dedicated and personalised NSW Government program that provides trusted advice to help you start, run, adapt or grow your small business.

To attend the workshop we require you to be registered in Business Connect. A team member from Realise Business will be in touch with instructions if you are not registered.

Realise Business provides confidential, independent business advice and skills training for small businesses across Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Sydney, as part of the NSW Government’s Business Connect program.

Our Presenter

Therese Tarlinton is so passionate about small business owners collaborating on marketing, that she wrote the book SWAP! Marketing without Money. It has become an Amazon #1 Best Seller in Small Business books and ignited a movement where brands are gaining visibility, industry credibility and improved profitability by working together. Therese knows what it feels like to be a small business owner. She created a start-up that grew to a business in five countries manufacturing for Jeep, Sesame Street, and United Colors of Benetton using the power of marketing partnerships to grow. After selling her company, Therese worked with a number of ASX listed companies creating campaigns by collaborating with other businesses, with a focus on delighting their mutual customers. She has helped charities raise funds, a SAAS start-up get seed funding, and currently works with CSR creating partnerships with interior designers, tradies, and TV shows The Block & Selling Houses Australia. Therese has been mentoring for 15 years to female business owners through Raise Foundation & Rare Birds, and providing career guidance and job interview technique for high school students with ABCN.

Realise Business is Not-for-Profit, and funded by all levels of Government, which means you can get advice from our highly experienced business advisors for a fraction of the cost of private business coaching. Find out more

Media Release

By attending this event you agree that Realise Business may use photographs or video footage taken of yourself during the event for marketing purposes; including DVD production, posting on the Realise Business website, and or social media platforms, or for future Realise Business events.

Event Location:


Level 1/111 Harrington St, , The Rocks, NSW, 2000