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A 'top 10' finalist in the Regional Online Heroes 2016 competition

A 'top 10' finalist in the Regional Online Heroes 2016 competition

Nov 19 2016

Local Farm Produce is delighted to be one of 10 finalists in the Regional Online Heroes 2016 competition organised by the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) and Google Australia. We’ve looking forward to attending the money-can't-buy Digital Masterclass at Google in Sydney on the 5th December and to meeting the other regional finalists from around the country who are all doing amazing things!

The 2016 Regional Online Heroes ‘top 10’ finalists are:

AGDATA Australia, Toowoomba, QLD                       
Blackbooks Tea, Cairns, QLD                                         
Corporeal Health, Northam, WA                      
Crowd Carnivore, Pambula, NSW
George The Farmer, Penola, SA                   
Local Farm Produce, Bundaberg, QLD
Off The Track Training, Longreach, QLD        
Penny Evans Art, Lismore NSW
Rabbit Hop Films, Moree, NSW 

Simply Rose Petals, Swan Hill, VIC


“The Regional Online Heroes 2016 competition is a chance for regional businesses to gain nationwide attention and advice from leading innovators and small business experts, such as Google. Being a Regional Online Hero means anything from using online marketing to attract interstate customers, expanding from a traditional bricks and mortar store to selling online, or managing a team across borders using shared documents on the cloud. Regional Australia Institute CEO Jack Archer said the internet had transformed how regional businesses were operating. “We want to identify businesses that are proving location is no barrier and help them to achieve even greater success,” he said. Google Australia and the Regional Australia Institute partnered up for the Regional Online Heroes competition. Google Australia director of small business John Ball said he knew many regional businesses that were “doing great things” online. “Research suggests that digitally engaged small businesses are more likely to be growing, which is great news for jobs and local communities,” he said. Keep Reading.

Visit the Regional Online Heroes 2016 website to learn more- click here!