Learn @ Lunch on Thursday 20 August. Ashley Baldry of Work Test | Online Assessments will explain how to use DISC to drive business performance. Register now. This workshop is limited to 12 people.
Ryde Jobs and Skills Expo on Wednesday 26 August 11am-2pm. Find out more here – information for stall holders and visitors. Register for a stall now.
Business After Hours on Monday 7 September hosted by Crunch Catering and Events at Macquarie University. Register now here.
The Value of Corporate Social Responsibility Breakfast on Wednesday 9 September. In conjunction with Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce and HR Partners. Register now here.
2015 Northern Districts Business Awards Presentation Night – book now
Nominations have closed for these Awards and finalists have been announced. The presentation evening will be at The Epping Club on Wednesday 23 September. Please use the registration form 2015 ND Booking Form_NF to book your place. Be quick as this event is likely to book out. RSVPs close 9 September. Please note that all bookings are through Precedent Productions and not Ryde Business Forum.
RBF supports Ryde says NO to Forced Amalgamations
Under the NSW Government’s Forced Amalgamation proposal our historic City of Ryde would be split in two, and our business community divided and under-supported by too few Councillors on a mega-Council. Read more here.
Take the City of Ryde’s quick online survey to have your say against Forced Amalgamation.
Grow your business in 2015 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 North Eastern Sydney Business Awards in 2013 and 2014. 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.
Free resources to help you grow your business
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.
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: Regus Management, Cr Craig Chung, Insight Solutions, The North Group, SECT Connect, Alldry Carpet Cleaning, Intouch Marketing, Bayview Design Group, Mark 2 Creative, Smartline, Jaday Pty Ltd, Sydney Law Group, McIntosh Electrical, RDA Ryde, Rotary Club of Epping, Mary Maggio Hair and Beauty, WorkTest, William Seminars, Avvora Pty Ltd, Laboratories Credit Union, Know My Business, San Siro Financial, Crunch Events and Catering, Navarra Venues.
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.