CBR Innovation Development Fund

Thursday 6 August 2015

Applications are now open for the CBR Innovation Development Fund. The Fund was announced as part of Confident & Business Ready: Building on Our Strengths, the ACT Government’s new business development strategy.  The CBR Innovation Development Fund is a key program response to the strategy’s major policy pillar of accelerating innovation to create wealth and jobs in Canberra. Applications close 3 September 2015.

Launch of 2015 Chief Ministerís Export Awards

Thursday 18 June 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2015 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards, which recognise the important contribution that local businesses make to our economy through job creation and broadening our economic base. Read more of 'Launch of 2015 Chief Minister's Export Awards.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander study and training grants now open

Thursday 18 June 2015

The second round of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Grants, which support professional development opportunities, is open for applications with a total of $135,000 in funding available. Read more of 'Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander study and training grants now open'.

Digital Canberra Challenge: Round 4 extended!

Wednesday 17 June 2015

The Digital Canberra Challenge has extended its Round 4 call for innovators. You now have until 12 July 2015 to send in your solutions for the two new Challenges! Read more of 'Digital Canberra Challenge: Round 4 extended!'

Actsmart awards for top local businesses

Friday 12 June 2015

Businesses across the Canberra region have been recognised for their commitment to saving energy, water and the environment at the sixth annual Actsmart Business Sustainability Awards. Read more of 'Actsmart awards for top local businesses'.

ACT Government continues reducing red tape for local businesses

Thursday 4 June 2015

The ACT Government is continuing to cut red tape for business with new legislation introduced removing 70,000 extra administrative transactions each year through reporting changes for workers compensation. Read more of 'ACT Government continues reducing red tape for local businesses'.
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'Meet The Supplier' Event

Tuesday 21 July 2015

Organiser: Department of Environment

In support of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy that comes into effect from 1 July 2015, the Department of the Environment will be hosting a ‘Meet the Supplier’ event at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 21 July 2015 (9:30am–12:00pm).  

Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Organiser: Business.gov.au

Building effective relationships can secure your business’ place as a valued supplier to your chosen industry. 'Managing Supplier and Customer Relationships' is an engaging and interactive half-day workshop that will introduce new ways of maximising industry knowledge to gain customer traction and supplier loyalty.

First Wednesday Connect

Wednesday 1 July 2015

Organiser: CBR Innovation Network

Connect to the vibrant community of innovative businesspeople, innovators and entrepreneurs over an after-work drink. There will be a couple of very short pitches to get you informed and a surprise guest speaker with 5 minutes to start conversations on an interesting subject.

ABDI Luncheon Briefing

Thursday 6 August 2015

Organiser: Australian Business Defence Industry

John Kerin (Financial Review) and Brendan Nicholson (The Australian) will provide a journalist's perspective and commentary on the current situation in Australia with defence and defence industry. 

Defence Tendering & QA Workshop - Quality Management

Thursday 23 July 2015

Organiser: Australian Business Defence Industry

This one-day workshop provides a roadmap for building a customer-focused quality management system.

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