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News and Events
Sydney hosts high powered business leaders for World Chambers Congress
Leading business, chamber and government figures from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the future of business at the 10th World Chambers Congress at the International Convention Centre (ICC) from 19-21 September.
Tweed Heads surfboard maker rides wave of success
Tweed Heads surfboard manufacturer Adam Wessell started making boards when he was 16 and slowly built his business to production of 40 boards per week.
AgriTech Incubator Hub to boost business
Agricultural businesses across the Riverina are set for a major boost following today’s launch of an AgriTech Incubator Hub at Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) Wagga Wagga campus.
Hunter hearing into growing defence industry
A public hearing was held in Newcastle on 18 September 2017 into opportunities to grow the state's defence industry in the Hunter.
Small business digital readiness workshop - Toronto
Start-ups and small businesses who are serious about growing their business using new innovation and digital readiness techniques.
Procurement workshop for business - Wollongong
Learn how your business can supply goods and services to government agencies.
Customer persona and buying cycle workshop - Toronto
This is a must attend workshop for every small business owner and startup. It will help you save years of messing around by trial and error.
Facebook top tips workshop - Lismore
In this fantastic workshop we will cover five top tips to help you build your Facebook community.