2016 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards open for application

Tuesday 14 June 2016

The 2016 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards are now open to applicants. This year's awards program offers 12 award categories.

ACT Budget 2016-17: Buidling a strong and diverse economy for Canberra

Wednesday 8 June 2016

The 2016-17 ACT Budget continues to support economic growth with $10.1 million over two years to support local business, innovation and investment. Read the budget media release 'Building a strong and diverse economy' External Link - opens in new window.

Funding to support Canberra's Screen Industry

Sunday 5 June 2016

The ACT Government has committed funding for 2016-17 for ScreenACT to support its ongoing work in attracting and supporting a diverse range of film and television productions. Read the media release 'Funding to help Canberra continue to be a TV star' External Link - opens in new window.

Canberra's retail sector leading nation

Friday 3 June 2016

According to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra's retail sector is leading the nation. Read the media release 'Retail figures latest indicator to back govt's economic agenda' External Link - opens in new window.

ACT the fastest growing economy in Australia

Thursday 2 June 2016

New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the ACT economy is the fastest growing of any State or Territory in the March 2016 quarter, with an increase in State Final Demand of 1.3 per cent. Read the media release 'ACT the fastest growing economy in Australia' External Link - opens in new window.

Record number of international visitors

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Canberra has recorded its highest number of international visitors in the year ending March 2016 with almost 200,000 international visitors. This represents an increase of 12.8 per cent on 2015 results and was the highest growth of all states and territories. Read the media release 'Record number of international visitors come to CBR' External Link - opens in new window.

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Opportunities in China

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Organiser: ACT Chinese Business Council

Learn from Chinese entrepreneurs Jin Dang, Tencent Incubator Manager and Shuai Zhang, Founder of "qingchujia" the secrets of becoming a successful startup and how to sell $4m worth of products in an hour in China.

Indigenous Business Workshop - Marketing

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Organiser: Canberra Innovation Network Indigenous Business Development Team

This free workshop will help you to market your business online using a website and social media.

Bidding to win business workshop: Light Rail Business Link

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Organiser: Light Rail Business Link Program, Canberra Business Chamber

During this free workshop you will gain knowledge in understanding major project scope and program delivery and find out where the opportunities are and how to capture them.

Finance and legal structures workshop: Light Rail Business Link

Thursday 26 May 2016

Organiser: Light Rail Business Link Program, Canberra Business Chamber

Further your knowledge in structuring your business for the most effective returns, social ventures and brokerage models, partnerships and JV's and Finance and due diligence at this free workshop.

Contract Management and Managing Risks Workshop: Light Rail Business Link

Monday 23 May 2016

Organiser: Light Rail Business Link Program, Canberra Business Chamber

In this workshop you will gain insight into meeting contractual requirements including insurances, policies and standards, understanding public / private sector contractual documents and requirements, contract management, dealing with clients & customers and managing risk.

Preparation pays off workshop

Monday 16 May 2016

Organiser: Light Rail Business Link Program

In this free workshop you will learn further techniques on writing tender responses, mapping your supply chain structures as part of demonstrating ability to supply and the advantage of partnering with local firms to expand your supply capability and increase your chance of winning more business.

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