By signing up as a BEC Member, you’re taking an important step towards creating a valuable partnership with BEC Southern Sydney (BEC) to work together to build your business. You will also enjoy the benefits of an extended business network as we cover the entire Southern Sydney region, encompassing the local government areas of Bankstown, Canterbury, Hurstville, Kogarah, Rockdale and Sutherland Shire and including 10% of all SME’s Located with NSW.
Your membership also supports the BEC to provide advice, support and networking to our business community. In turn, you’ll be promoting economic and social growth as we foster local employment in Southern Sydney.
We like to reward our members for their loyalty, and are always looking for innovative ways to provide a rapid return on investment for our financial supporters. As a commercially focused not-for-profit organisation, we add immense value to our members by delivering commercial quality services at a subsidised price.
As a BEC member, you’ll receive access to a suite of offerings, including exclusive members-only Business Development programs and events.
BEC Membership Benefits
By joining our BEC membership community, you’ll enjoy:
- Fantastic exposure with a listing (including logos) on our popular BEC Business Directory, on our website, including a Hyperlink to your website.
- Impressive member discounts across our entire range of BEC workshops, training and networking events (approx. 20% off)
- Exclusive members-only events for targeted introductions and alliances with other financial members
- Two complimentary $50 Training Vouchers per year (Terms and Conditions apply)
- Being part of an elite pool of top-of-mind businesses we harness for BEC referral services
- A chance to showcase your business success and share your story through our BEC case studies, Facebook and Twitter pages
- One-on-one continued support for your business as an intimately-known member
- The opportunity to demonstrate expertise in your field to potential customers as a presenter at BEC events or through member-sourced articles featured on our website
- Enhanced SEO for your online presence through dedicated back links to your website from the BEC website
- Widespread credibility and recognition that you’re an engaged member of your local business community
- Reduced hire rates for Board Room and Training Room usage
- Free use of our Interview Room providing a professional alternative to meeting incafes and clients coming to your home.
- Access to high intensity Member only Business programs
Our financial members are critical to ensuring we’re able to continually provide independent advice, support and advocacy to our business community. Show your commitment to your local business community – simply complete a BEC Membership form to get involved today!
High Intensity Member Only Business Programs
Our 12 month BEC Business Acceleration Coaching™ program is the first of our members’ only programs which is a major catalyst for driving business growth and profitability. It is an intensive program that gives you both confidence and support as you plan and expand for the future. Typical candidates will be businesses wishing to innovate for growth; those in the high tech sector; and businesses preparing for exit. The fee for the BEC Business Acceleration Coaching™ is $3300 including GST and complimentary 12 month BEC membership fee (Valued at $396).
Our innovative BEC Business Acceleration Forums™ is the second members’ only program which provides valuable input from people on the same business journey. We’ll match you with other local businesses based on industry, personality and potential to foster mutually beneficial relationships. BEC Business Acceleration Forums™ allow you to gain peer-to-peer mentoring and business development opportunities in an open and supportive environment while learning practical tips and tricks, sharing ideas, opinions and experiences, and gaining exclusive insight into your business operations from an outside perspective. The fee for the 12 month BEC Business Acceleration Forums™ is $1500 including GST and complimentary 12 month BEC membership fee valued at ($396).
Member Spotlights: Individual financial members will be chosen at random to address our monthly breakfasts and popular BEC Pub Biz. These member spotlights include a pre Facebook Spotlight with links to you Facebook Page & Website. Members with specific skills are also invited to join Breakfast panels to address particular topics of interest.
Relationship Development with Members will be provided by our team of Business Advisors encouraging each member on a quarterly basis to call and discuss their current progress and if required, offer further business guidance to the owners and operators of the business.
START UP & SOLE OPERATOR MEMBERSHIP – $220 (Inc GST)
This membership is for start up businesses within the first year of operation and sole operators of established businesses.
SMALL & MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESSES MEMBERSHIP – $396 (Inc GST)
For established businesses regardless of number of employees