The seventh annual Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art was officially launched with a social event at Cherry in the The Star complex on May 9th. Attended by representatives of PUCC, Mudgee Region, City of Sydney, Local MPs, media, and by residents and business owners in Pyrmont Ultimo, the event augured a successful festival.…

The second Pyrmont Growers Market was held on March 25th under very welcome sunny skies. With warm rays drying out the sodden ground, many more people came out to sample delicious home made delicacies and buy fresh produce. The day coincided with Earth Hour and we had invited the students from International Grammar School to…

Good Friday is one of the busiest days for Sydney Fish Market, so, on a day when most businesses are closed, they’re extending their hours. From 5am to 5pm customers will be able to purchase fresh seafood as well as deli foods, vegetables, meats and the obligatory hot-cross buns. As a treat for the kids,…

(From Stacey Randell
LCC,  Relationship Manager – Sydney North East, NSW Business Chamber) I would like to share with you a letter from our CEO, Stephen Cartwright to the Hon Bill Shorten MP. The letter details our support for the independent umpire’s decision in regard to penalty rates. The letter also clearly explains the level of consultation undertaken to…

Tradition is an important concept in the Italian culture, particularly when it comes to food  (which is also an important concept!) Made In Italy is an Italian restaurant that embraces tradition; from the authentic ingredients used in the kitchen, to the boisterous, familial mood in the dining area. Owner, Sergio Checchi came to Australia 25…

The Pyrmont Ultimo precinct is regarded as the start-up capital of Australia. As a case in point, Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce has compiled a list of recently initiated businesses and it easily numbered 100. The range and originality of products offered reflects the resourcefulness and imagination of the entrepreneurs who have created them. Here’s…

A stall in a busy marketplace like Paddy’s could be a great springboard for a new business or product. Imagine having one rent-free for 12 months! Ross Greenwood from 2GB’s Money News has partnered with Paddy’s to create an opportunity for one lucky entrepreneur to have a stand at Paddy’s and pay nothing for 12…

Broadway Shopping Centre is upgrading the façade and main entry to the centre on Bay Street to make it more functional and pleasing to shoppers and retailers. The works will include: A new glazed awning along Bay Street (between Grose Street and Francis St); New under awning signage as well as a new “Broadway Sydney”…

Culture At Work has developed an innovative educational program to complement the curriculum for Stage 3 (years 5 and 6) students. “Creative Galaxies: Space, Data and Composition” is an interactive, imaginative, alternative way of teaching students about the Earth, Sun, Moon, Solar System and the way the whole shebang works. Experts in space science will…

The Growth Project is an international study that has expanded to Australia. Its aim is to identify the reasons entrepreneurial businesses stop growing. The head of The Growth Project, Professor Charlene Zietsma, has joined UTS Business School, and will work alongside Associate Professor Danielle Logue  who will lead the project in Australia. The project seeks…

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