Minister for Small Business launches Small Business Innovation Partnerships

Friday 29 April 2016

Minister for Small Business Dr Chris Bourke was today joined by the ACT’s Local Industry Advocate Kate Lundy and representatives from a number of innovative local businesses to officially launch the Small Business Innovation Partnerships (SBIP) program at the National Arboretum. Read the media release 'Augmented reality comes to the National Arboretum Canberra' External Link - opens in new window.

International flights to bring closer ties with New Zealand capital Wellington

Friday 29 April 2016

New opportunities for economic and cultural exchange between Canberra and Wellington are expected to result from direct international flights connecting the capitals from September. The Mayor of the City of Wellington, Ms Celia Wade-Brown is visiting Canberra to discuss the opportunities resulting from the new flights that will connect the capital cities of Australia and New Zealand. Read the media release 'Cool little capitals connect in Canberra' External Link - opens in new window.

China and Asia opportunities to flow via Singapore

Monday 18 April 2016

Direct flights between Singapore and Canberra will open up significant new trade, investment, education and tourism opportunities from China and Asia. During his visit to Shanghai, Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA met with senior representatives from Singapore Airlines (North Asia and China) and Tourism Australia's representative for North Asia to discuss growing Canberra's inbound tourism market from China through Singapore Airlines' direct flights which start in September. Read the media release 'Direct flights to attract more Chinese tourists'External Link - opens in new window.

New support for Canberra businesses moving into key overseas markets

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Canberra professionals have a new network to help them move into key overseas markets under a new initiative launched as part of the Chief Minister's trade mission to Singapore. 

The Canberra International Support Network is a new Canberra Business Chamber (CBC) initiative for Canberra businesses to share knowledge and opportunities. The first Canberra International Support Network will focus on Singapore, with other trade partners to follow. It will enable those wanting to use direct flights as a springboard to export to Singapore to learn from those Canberra businesses that have already been successful. Read the full media release 'Canberra professionals form new links with Singapore'External Link - opens in new window.

Chief Minister's 2016 'State of the Territory' address

Thursday 7 April 2016

On Thursday 31 March 2016, Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA delivered the ‘State of the Territory’ address. View the full speech from the Canberra Business Chamber 2016 'State of the Territory' luncheon External Link - opens in new window.

Australian's International Business Survey

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Australia’s International Business Survey is back and you are invited to participate.

Following on from last year’s survey, the Export Council of Australia is keen to hear from you on the issues that are most important to your business and your international success.

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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.

Marketing Workshop: Light Rail Business Link

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Organiser: Light Rail Business Link Program

This free workshop will give you insights into the tools and techniques to improve the way customers view your business and how to prioritise your marketing activities before, during and after a competitive bidding process.

Event: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Briefing

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Organiser: Canberra Business Chamber

Delivered in partnership between Canberra Business Chamber and ACT Government, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will provide an information briefing session on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the largest trade liberalising agreement concluded for over 20 years.

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