Work when you want, pay only what you need

Grow your business at the Geelong Small Business Hive, located next door to our Geelong Post Office at 108 Gheringhap Street.

Gain access to:

  • hot desks
  • meeting rooms (including boardroom)
  • high-speed internet
  • colour and 3D printers
  • audio-visual equipment
  • secure lockers and kitchen facilities
  • free on-site car parking
  • events and workshops
  • mentored by business experts
Map of the Small Business Hive location in Geelong

Book your free one-day trial

To book your one-day free trial, buy your membership, or organise an office tour, contact us on (03) 5228 5524 or smallbusinesshive@auspost.com.au

Meet Geelong's small business community

Membership options

Membership type Casual Lite Full
Cost

Casual

$30 per day

Lite

$215 per month

Full

$395 per month

Access

Casual

Pay as you go (during business hours)

Lite

10 days per month (during business hours)

Full

24/7

Business mentoring

Casual

Extra charge

Lite

Extra charge

Full

Included

Boardroom access

Casual

Extra charge

Lite

Included

Full

Included

  • Bookings required for all meeting rooms and boardroom (online calendar available to members)
  • Boardroom available at $40 per hour, $140 for half day (4hrs) or $280 for a full day (8hrs)
  • Boardroom capacity is 10 people and only bookable during business hours
  • Business hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm

Read the Small Business Hive Terms & Conditions (PDF 108kB)

Take a virtual tour

Upcoming events

There are no scheduled events at the moment but we update this section regularly so please check again soon.

Leadership for future-focused millenials

Thursday 28 February, 6-8pm

What makes a great leader in today's world? Find out the seven highly effective leadership styles, and learn how to be a change-catalyst for innovation at your work.

International Women's Day

Wednesday 6 March, 6-8.30pm

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day with guest speaker Jo Betz - Co-founder of Ivory Tribe and Bride Business. Bring a friend and celebrate International Women's Day along with other resilient and inspiring women of Geelong.

Creating customer personas

Tuesday 19 March, 10.30am-12.15pm

Learn how to create a customer persona and understand the importance of this data for attracting your ideal customer to your business.

Getting your business found on Google

Tuesday 26 March, 10.30am-12.15pm

This workshop will teach you the tips on how to get your business listing to appear on Google right when people are searching for your business or businesses like yours.

Photography tools, tips and easy image editing with your smartphone

Thursday 14 March, 6-8pm

With a smartphone we have a camera at the ready every moment of the day. This workshop will show you how to capture fabulous images and memories easily on your smartphone and edit like a professional with simple apps.

How to find content to engage your customers

Tuesday 19 February, 10.30am-12.15pm

Discover how to source great content for your newsletter emails and social media account, so your customers keep coming back for more.

Creating high performing teams for the 21st Century

Tuesday 19 February, 6-8pm
Do you leave work feeling tired and frustrated because your people aren’t as passionate as you? Learn how to take your business or organization to a whole new level with dynamic, creative, proactive and focused teams.

How to use Mailchip for online marketing

Tuesday 26 February, 10.30am-12.15pm

Discover how to create and manage mailing lists to better target customers and increase customer engagement and retention.

What our members say

Photo of Mary Favelle standing in the Small Business Hive

"The flexible cost structures mean I don't have to pay for fixed office overheads. This cost savings can be passed on to my clients."

Mary Favelle, Mortgage Choice

Photo of Anna Treloar standing in the Small Business Hive

“Our team of occupational therapists often work on their own in the community. The Hive gives us a flexible office space to host meetings and events, and do admin.”

Anna Treloar-Tanner, Barwon Occupational Therapy

Photo of Raigan Howard standing in the Small Business Hive

“The Hive is a very supportive and collaborative space. The open plan allows us to use the skills and knowledge of the people within the Hive to help our business grow.”

Raigan Howard, Hello Hurricane Foundation