There was plenty of fun and frivolity ten pin bowling for our Christmas get together at Parramatta Leagues Club. Many thanks to Coleman Greig for sponsoring the event.
The Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF) was officially launched by Treasury on 27 November 2019. The ABGF aims to provide longer term, passive equity funding to small and medium businesses. There are indicative criteria for non start-up small and medium businesses to qualify for $5m-$15m equity investment, including turnover of $2m to $100m pa.
by Angela Haynes We are very excited to welcome our brand new corporate partners, The Association Specialists, who will provide membership management, secretariat and governance support as well as bookkeeping services for the Chamber. This initiative followed our internal review of ways to optimise the back office of the Chamber. We could not go past … Continue reading “Announcing our corporate partnership with The Association Specialists”
Members at our November After 5 event enjoyed talking tax topics: black economy; single touch payroll & the ATO App. Then they mixed it up with an array of tech gadgets and the intelligent and lovable ‘Nao’ social robot who calls the Whitlam Library, Cabramatta home.
by Angela Haynes Food and Beverage manufacturers in the Western Parkland City are invited to join the free website listing of the Western Sydney Investment Attraction Office (WSIAO) that is designed to showcase globally, the outstanding products Western Sydney has to offer. The service is free and submission is easy. There is currently no deadline … Continue reading “Free business profiling opportunity for food & beverage manufacturers…”
By Angela Haynes The “aerotropolis”, will contribute 200,000 new jobs for GWS over 20 years, with a commercial focus on advanced manufacturing. That’s great news for the industry, however manufacturers already face a brutal workforce shortage of appropriately skilled talent that threatens to impede continued growth. There is an unparalleled infrastructure boom in Western … Continue reading “4 ways manufacturers can get the #edge on the skills shortage in Western Sydney”
By Angela Haynes There was a rumble of excitement in the air at our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29 October. Not only did we celebrate the achievements of FY19, our members also appointed our new board of directors who bring genuine diversity of skills, experience, culture and gender. And, by way of introduction I … Continue reading “AGM 2019”
Our president Angela Haynes engaging with the community at ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Fairfield City Museum & Gallery today. Was interesting talking with Romal Baluchzada of Settlement Services International – SSI about their Ignite Small Business Start-ups initiative that facilitates business creation for people from refugee backgrounds who are keen to establish a small … Continue reading “Coffee with A Cop”
A big thank you this month to Ming Ly, Brandon Ly and Ninos Khoshaba from ABC Tissue Products Pty Ltd for hosting and giving our members a tour through the ABC Tissues Products factory. The business owns 10 sites at Wetherill Park and their flagship brand Quilton toilet tissues being made right at the factory … Continue reading “CBC SEPTEMBER AFTER 5 REVIEW- ABC TISSUE PRODUCTS FACTORY VISIT”
A big thank you to Jason Elias and his team at Precision Metal Group for hosting Cumberland Business Chamber July After 5. The event was well attended and there was plenty of networking buzz at the factory site. The catering was superb and the warehouse was immaculate! We appreciated listening to Jason tell the story … Continue reading “CBC JULY AFTER 5 REVIEW”