Spark*Connection is where knowledge and experience meet.

Spark*Connection will bring together retired professionals to provide expert advice for small and micro businesses in regional areas. Spark*Connection is an exciting new project being developed on the Coffs Coast with assistance from the NSW Government’s Liveable Communities Grant Program.

The Magic Cupboard Interactive team of Mark George, Peter Van Schellebeck & Erika Van Schellebeck are looking for volunteers to attend two workshops to help test out the concepts behind Spark*Connection.

We are looking for recently retired professionals with experience in running a business or organisation (government or non-government), finance and accounting, managing staff, marketing and other essential business skills

We are looking for volunteers

Two workshops will be held in the bright and inviting conference space at Park Beach Surf Club in Coffs Harbour with a delicious morning tea, lunch and refreshments served from the Surf Club Café.

We are looking for volunteers who are available to attend both workshops on

  • Tuesday 20th September 9:30am to 2:30pm and
  • Wednesday 12th October 9:30am to 2:30pm

To register your interest or if you have any questions about participating in the Spark*Connection workshops please contact Mark, Peter or Erika at