BEC AWARDED CONTRACT FOR ENTIRE SOUTHERN SYDNEY
Thousands of businesses across Southern Sydney region will now have access to more intensive small business support and training services with the rollout of the NSW Government’s new ‘Small Biz Connect’ Program.
The Business Enterprise Centre Southern Sydney (BEC) are proud to announce the retention of St George and Sutherland Shire as well as an expansion of their services into Canterbury and Bankstown as program providers of ‘Small Biz Connect’, with over 67,500 local businesses standing to benefit from additional support.
10th October 2012
CONTENT THE KEY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES ONLINE
As the media industry struggles to find its feet in a state of flux, one enterprising media expert has found a niche amongst the confusion.
While newspaper staffs were being cut around her, Caringbah business owner Joanne Ryan started her own communications company catering to small to medium enterprises, Infodec Communications.
“I had worked in the media industry for most of my career at News Ltd, across the areas of editorial, marketing, and government relations,” Joanne said.
21st September 2012
TECH-SAVVY MORTGAGE BUSINESS A NATIONAL FINALIST
Despite only setting up shop in March last year, Miranda-based finance consultancy company, Angus Marks, has already achieved national recognition in their field.
The mortgage brokerage business was recently announced as a finalist in the New Brokerage of the Year category of the 2012 Australian Mortgage Awards (AMA).
21st September 2012
GEN Y ENTREPRENEURS TAKE BUSINESS NETWORKING INTO THE FAST LANE
They’ve perfected the art of the LinkedIn profile, have an implausible number of Facebook friends and Tweet each other business proposals.
Yet many local Gen Y entrepreneurs struggle to translate this online connectivity into offline business networking.
To help young business owners make meaningful connections, the Business Enterprise Centre Southern Sydney (BEC) will hold its newest networking initiative, mY Gen Biz™, on Wednesday 3rd of October at Tynan’s Mercedes Benz showroom, Miranda.
30th August 2012
NETWORKING IMPULSE FOR LOCAL BUSINESS GROWTH
From humble beginnings 14 years ago in an attic office with stock in the garage, Andrew Mackenzie has grown his home-based business, Impulse Purchase Specialists, into a successful office- and warehouse-based company.
“We started with a garage with some stuff in it; now we’ve got a warehouse with stuff in it!” Andrew said.
Impulse Purchase Specialists specialise in high rotation impulse items such as corporate and personal gifts and keepsakes for retail, corporate and promotional customers. They also design their own range of tailored retail