RBF, NSWBC and local Chambers sponsor Carols on the Common

Combined Chamber thank you

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RBF, the NSW Business Chamber and the Armenian, Eastwood, Ryde Macquarie Park and West Ryde Chambers of Commerce have pitched in together to secure a silver sponsorship at this year’s Rotary Carols on the Common on 16 December. Given that around 12,000 people are expected at Sydney’s second-largest community Carols event, this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the Chamber movement and get our logos in front of a wider audience.

Vivian Yang of Business Propulsion is the marketing force behind this year’s Carols and has provided us with the artwork you see here on this page

This year’s Carols will feature star act Andrew Wishart, runner-up on the The X Factor 2011, leading a top line program of singers and musicians. This free community event will be held at North Ryde Common, Cnr Twin and Wicks Roads, North Ryde, from 5.30pm until 9pm on 16 December 2012. 

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Local Chamber or RBF? What’s right for me?

By Sabrina Ferguson, Executive Officer

We get asked this question a lot: Should I join RBF or my local Chamber – or both?

Both local Chambers and RBF are Chambers of Commerce. RBF is overarching across Ryde, whereas local Chambers are typically localised in their business precinct: Eastwood, Epping, Gladesville, Ryde/Macquarie Park, West Ryde.

We usually recommend to individual retailers that they join their local Chamber first and see how that goes before joining RBF as well. Why? If you’re a local retailer you need to have a strong awareness of what’s happening right where you are. Your local Chamber members are your patrons; get to know them and they will use your retail service as you are there on the spot. Your local Chamber will help

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