We thank you for your support during 2013 and hope you enjoyed the RBF events you attended. Our offices will be closed from 23 December 2013 and will reopen 6 January 2014.
If you need any assistance from us during that period, please contact Sabrina Ferguson, Executive Officer, on 0412 096525 or via email.
Wishing you good cheer, a safe and happy holiday period, and a fantastic business year in 2014,
The RBF Team.
Kickstart your business in 2014 with RBF!
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.
RBF was awarded Winner of the Local Chamber of Commerce Award at the NSW Business Chamber’s 2012 North Eastern Sydney Business Awards and was a finalist in the 2013 North Eastern Sydney Business Awards. This is recognition that as a local Chamber of Commerce we have the interests of our members at heart and are constantly measuring our organisation with other leading Chambers to ensure we follow best practice.
Events – register now!
Register now for the following events:
In 2014… Join us for our first Business After Hours on 3 February hosted by MCC Macquarie Community College.
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: Decision Marketing, McGrath Estate Agents, RBS Morgans, Cooper Teamwear, Stamford Grand North Ryde, Ryde Toyota, Carix, RQ+, Optical Terminations, Perspective Promotions, Walker Strategies, White Lady Funerals, EFM Health Clubs Ryde, McKinnon Direct, Condon Associates, Macquarie University, Aran Anderson Photography, M M Brown Pty Ltd, MoveLink, Regus Management, Cr Cragi Chung, Insight Solutions, The North Group.
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.