Frequently Asked Questions
What do Central Geelong Marketing do?
The role of the Central Geelong Marketing Committee is to market and promote Central Geelong in a coordinated and integrated manner, enhancing its economic and social viability and its general amenity, making it an exciting and vibrant focus for the whole of the Geelong region.
To find out more, click here
What are the benefits for Central Geelong business operators?
Central Geelong Marketing offers all stakeholders a range of opportunities to help promote your business. All Central Geelong businesses are considered members or stakeholders of Central Geelong Marketing. This allows you to receive information about:
- Upcoming promotions in Central Geelong that may expand your business or attract new customers;
- Details about coming events in Central Geelong;
- Training and information sessions for you and your staff;
- Networking opportunities with other Central Geelong business operators;
- Information about Central Geelong Marketing and our programs.
- Feel free to contact any of our committee members or executive team to discuss how Central Geelong Marketing and you can work together to promote your business. You can find their contact details here
How do I become a member?
Only businesses within the Central Activities Area and that pay the special rate are considered members of Central Geelong Marketing. See the Terms of Reference for the special rate boundaries. All new businesses will be sent a New Business Kit outlining what Central Geelong Marketing does and how we can help your business. Register your new business details with firstname.lastname@example.org to receive this kit.
How can I find out about Central Geelong's free training opportunities available to members?
Our training opportunities page will provide you with information regarding special training opportunities for your business. These opportunities may be provided by Central Geelong Marketing or may be special opportunities we have heard about and want to pass on to our stakeholders.
How can I find out about business development opportunities available to members?
Our business development opportunities page will provide you with information regarding special business development opportunities. These opportunities may be provided by Central Geelong Marketing or may be special opportunities we have heard about and want to pass on to our stakeholders.
How do I get a special offer listed on the website?
You need to be a Central Geelong business operator in order to list your business' special offer on the website. Members can login here and upload a special by following the instructions posted here. If you do not have login details or cannot remember them, contact Central Geelong Marketing for assistance.
How do I add something to the events calendar?
Go to our events calendar page and click 'Request your Event'.
How do I get involved in the Central Geelong Farmer's Market?
To become a stallholder, contact the market co-ordinator Shelley McKiernan on 0419 553 168 or 5272 4769 or e-mail email@example.com for more information about guidelines and eligibility. Find out more about our authentic Farmer's Market here.
How do I get involved in the Central Geelong Sidewalk Sales?
To get your business involved in the Central Geelong sidewalk sales on Melbourne Cup Day, contact 52 724769 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about the event here.
How do I get involved in the Central Geelong School Holiday program?
The Central Geelong School Holiday Fun Guide lists information about free and paid activities for children of all ages in Central Geelong during the autumn, winter and spring School Holidays. To list an activity or special offer, contact 52 724769 or email@example.com. Read more about the event here. To receive a copy of the School Holiday Fun Guide before each school holidays, register by sending an e-mail to the above address with the word 'register' in the subject line.
How can I find out about Christmas in Central Geelong?
Details about Christmas in Central Geelong can be found here.
Where can I find contact details for Central Geelong businesses?
Our business directory lists all Central Geelong businesses in one easy and convenient location. The Central Geelong Business directory can be found here.
What special offers can I access in Central Geelong?
Find the latest special offers from Central Geelong businesses online now on our special offers page.
Can I receive event information via e-mail?
For updates on events and activities in Central Geelong, join our mailing list here.
What activities are run through the Central Geelong School Holiday Program?
To view the Central Geelong School Holiday Fun Guide and find out more about the program, click here.
Where can I find out about the Central Geelong Farmer's Market?
The Central Geelong Farmers Market has been bringing the freshest produce and gourmet treats to the Geelong community for six years. It runs on the second Saturday of each month from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Little Malop St. Central. Find out more here.
Where can I find out about the Central Geelong Night Market's?
The QVM Geelong Night Markets at Johnstone Park run in January 2010 on Friday nights. If you are interested in being a stallholder or food vendor, contact Queen Victoria Markets at www.qvm.com.au.
Where can I find out about the Poppykettle Children's festival?
The Poppykettle Children's festival is a vibrant festival dedicated to promoting and celebrating performing arts for children, young people and families. Visit www.gpac.org.au for more information. Central Geelong Marketing is proud to support this event.
What forms of public transport can be accessed in Central Geelong?
There's more than one way to get around Central Geelong. There are transport options to suit everyone. Buses, trains, taxis, park & ride and the Central Geelong Shuttle are all available in Central Geelong. To find out more about each service, click here.
What parking options are there in Central Geelong?
Whether you work, shop or play in Central Geelong there are short term and long term car parking options available. Plan ahead with our helpful parking map by clicking here. Be sure to check out our Central Geelong Park and Ride options that include the Central Geelong Shuttle Service and the Kardinia Park and Ride service.
What accommodation options are there in Central Geelong?
Whether you're looking for large hotels with all the amenities, or a unique luxury boutique experience, Central Geelong offers every level of comfortable accommodation. Find out more at our accommodation page.
What entertainment options are there in Central Geelong?
To discover cinema, live performance, nightlife and recreation activities in Central Geelong, see our entertainment page.
What tourist attractions are there in Central Geelong?
There's always something new for you and your family to do in Central Geelong! Plan your perfect outing with our attractions page.
What shopping options are there in Central Geelong?
There's more choice in Central Geelong. From big name department stores to hundreds of specialty shops, the Central Geelong shopping experience is the perfect mix of boutique strip shopping and large indoor centres. See our shopping page.
What professional services are available in Central Geelong?
Central Geelong has the best range of professional services all in one convenient location. No other location within the Geelong region can provide such a range of professional services for you to choose from. See our professional services.