CBC’s Leadership Forum with Special Guest Speaker, Riccardo Bosi

Riccardo Bosi is sought after by governments and heads of corporations for his unique leadership and business development acumen. Cumberland Business Chamber is proud to have him to speak to our members and friends who are ‘the captains of industry’ in the small and medium sized enterprises of Western Sydney. Former Special Forces officer Led Australian … Continue reading “CBC’s Leadership Forum with Special Guest Speaker, Riccardo Bosi”

Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22

Cumberland Business Chamber is supporting this unique event arranged by the Cumberland Manufacturing Centre: a tour of CSIRO Manufacturing facility at Lindfield. Meet scientists and engineers that support innovation for manufacturers. The former Commander of  Indian Army General Arun Sahni is their special guest – he has offered his time to talk to SME businesses … Continue reading “Visit CSIRO Manufacturing – August 22”

National Manufacturing Week

National Manufacturing Week is on this week at Sydney’s Olympic Park – the showcase of the latest technology and equipment. Chamber president Craig Hingston will be visiting tomorrow and meeting up with our friends at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Institute (AMTIL). Admission is free.

Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund

Supported by the Commonwealth Government, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is calling for Australian manufacturers to submit their project ideas, with the new $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund (AMESRF) to help take their concepts to the next level. The fund will run from 2017/2018 to 2020/2021 with up to $1 million … Continue reading “Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund”

3 Ways to Reduce Stress and Boost Productivity By Christie Pinto

Christie Pinto from Crystal Clear Horizons recently joined us as our Guest Speaker for the Cumberland Women’s Network April Event. She taught as 3 different ways to reduce stress, as well as clarify and slow down our thoughts. As the pace of life continues to get quicker, and people continue to face the difficulties of … Continue reading “3 Ways to Reduce Stress and Boost Productivity By Christie Pinto”

Kavanagh Industries: The Metal Manufacturer Giving Back To Its Workforce

Sheet metal manufacturer Kavanagh Industries has created a profit share scheme to support its employee’s futures. Managing director Aidan Kavanagh explains why its workforce’s welfare has played an important part in sustaining the business’ financial growth. A manufacturer based in the suburb of Smithfield on the fringes of Sydney’s outer west, Kavanagh Industries prides itself … Continue reading “Kavanagh Industries: The Metal Manufacturer Giving Back To Its Workforce”

Business Readiness Survey 2018

Cumberland Business Chamber is focused on assisting industrial-type businesses to improve themselves, increase their competitiveness, generate more revenue, provide more employment opportunities and contribute more to the local economy. In order for us to clarify the nuances of small, medium and large companies traversing the current market place…with its increased overseas competition, rapidly changing technology … Continue reading “Business Readiness Survey 2018”

Apparently you’re doing really well!

Every month the Australian Industry Group and leading banks survey thousands of manufacturing companies to work out how the nation is going. They look at order books, completed projects, incoming work, turnover. According to these experts Manufacturing in Australia has recorded its 14th consecutive month of expansion, led by the country’s substantial food and beverage … Continue reading “Apparently you’re doing really well!”

Overcoming Poor Employee Performance

Free workshop – February 27th. What do you do when your workers are non-committal, lazy, disrespectful, aggravating their fellow staff members and in some cases acting against the rules and expectations of your company? Developing Disciplinary Policy and Procedures is a FREE WORKSHOP presented by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneur’s Programme in … Continue reading “Overcoming Poor Employee Performance”