Small Business – Too Big To Ignore
Join the national campaign to ensure that the two million small businesses across this nation have a real voice in Canberra! RBF is joining with other Chambers of Commerce across Australia – you can get involved and show your support in less than a minute. Find out more or by clicking on the image below.
Make 2013 your year for business growth!
Ryde Business Forum, Ryde’s biggest Chamber of Commerce, has plenty of big events planned for the next twelve months – more opportunities for you to make new contacts, update your skillset with our workshops and grow your business.
Big news from us – on 20 September 2012 we were awarded Winner of the Local Chamber of Commerce Award at the NSW Business Chamber’s North East Sydney Business Awards. Congrats to our Board and support staff – and to all our members who love being part of the RBF ‘family’. Read more here.
Events – register now!
Register now for the following events:
Boardroom Breakfast with Sally Foley-Lewis on 22 May – The Big 3! Find out more and register here.
Business After Hours with Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber hosted by the City of Ryde on 3 June. This is traditionally our biggest Business After Hours event – register now as places are limited to 120.
Sustainable Business Practices Workshop on 11 June at 5.30pm for one hour – a free event for RBF members and business people in Ryde presented by The City of Ryde and RBF. Find out more and register here.
All businesses in Ryde Local Government Area are also eligible to list their business in the new City of Ryde Business Directory for free – click here to find out more. Right now you could win an iPad by registering your business on the Directory. Find out more here.
Businesses in Ryde can now take advantage of the Small Biz Connect service operating out of the Ryde Planning and Business Centre. Read more here.
Get connected in Australia’s innovation destination.
Ryde is Australia’s innovation destination; home to switched-on, growing small businesses and some of the world’s best known brands in IT, pharmaceuticals and electronics. We’re NSW’s fastest-growing city, home to more than 13,000 businesses. So how do you connect?
Through Ryde Business Forum, our services and our events. We have educational, networking and keynote speaker events targetted at both small business and large corporates. You’ll find our events and other local business events from Chambers of Commerce and the NSW Business Chamber on our Events Calendar.
We hope you can join us at some or all of these events, and get to know your fellow members better – you never know when someone’s going to give a referral for you, and they ideally need to know you before they can recommend you. The more you mix with members, the more recommendations you make!
New members who have joined recently
Welcome to new members who have joined us recently: Holding Redlich, Crunch Events & Catering, FSNG, Wide Media, Impact Career Solutions, Morell Boyce, ActionCOACH, Ryde Hunters Hill Community Transport, Kelly Partners, LCD&Co Accounting Services, Decision Marketing, McGrath Estate Agents, RBS Morgans, Cooper Teamwear, Stamford Grand North Ryde, Kasia Realty, Ryde Toyota, Carix, RQ+, Optical Terminations, Perspective Promotions, Walker Strategies, White Lady Funerals, EFM Health Clubs Ryde, McKinnon Direct.
More information about new members can be found on our News page and of course in our Business Directory.
Where we do business
Ryde Business Forum helps businesses grow in Ryde, Top Ryde, North Ryde, Macquarie Park, West Ryde, East Ryde, Eastwood, Marsfield, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, Tennyson, Gladesville, Denistone, Boronia Park, and in surrounding suburbs including Henley, Hunters Hill, Huntleys Point, Woolwich, Carlingford, Epping, Ermington, Rydalmere, Newington, Silverwater, Sydney Olympic Park, Lane Cove, and further afield to Parramatta, Chatswood, North Sydney, Sydney CBD and the Hills District. Our criteria for membership is that you have a business in the Ryde region, live in the Ryde region or do significant business in the Ryde area.