by Sabrina Ferguson It’s a competitive world out there, not just for businesses competing in the same market, but for business and networking associations offering services to help business owners grow their networks. There are so many options to choose Continue reading Chambers Promote the Spirit of Co-operation
by Narelle Stoker, General Manager – Cumberland Business Chamber A vital role that the Cumberland Business Chamber provides for the business community is that of an advocate. An ambassador or champion. Taking issues on behalf of the business owners to Continue reading A is for Advocacy. B is for Business. C is for Champion.
By Sabrina Ferguson, Executive Officer, Ryde Business Forum “So what’s Ryde Business Forum?” As Executive Officer of Ryde Business Forum, I get asked that quite often. After all, what’s a Business Forum? In our case, Forum is an alternative to Continue reading Ryde Business Forum – More than Networking
Jill Woods – Chief Executive Officer, Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce Inc Oh what a night, it really was such a night! The 85th Anniversary celebrations will be long remembered by the members and guests of Penrith Valley Chamber of Continue reading Our Night of Nights Celebrated in True Style!
At a recent Leadership Development Day, Chamber President Tony Moran said “The Chamber is the greatest change merchant I’ve ever been involved with.” As a member based, business support agency, the Chamber takes the responsibility of serving its members very Continue reading Chamber – Agent of Change
I’ve recently found myself wondering if we over complicate business and initiated a survey of 25 small business owners who were asked: “What is The One Thing most important for small business owners to know?” The responses were diverse, but Continue reading ONE THING Small Business Owners Need to Know
For a while now we have been hearing from local business owners in the Hills that referral networking programs were somewhat missing the mark. You know the kind. You’re told that you will be the only representative from your industry Continue reading Referral Programs – Do They Work?