26 August 2014
Coming together is a Beginning;
Keeping together is Progress;
Working together is
Haymarket Chamber's networking events are the 'beginnings' and offer the 'progress' (as quoted above) to our many members. With exposure and potential leads HCC creates a network of diverse businesses who can learn from and exchange ideas to build strong market, complimentary services and partner relationships.
"The Haymarket Chamber events are a stand-out. They are consistently one of the best networking opportunities you can leverage. The events are always well structured and professional and as such are exceptionally well attended with connected, like minded business owners. A not to be missed, lively and refreshing event each quarter!”
Jodie Laming, Head of Distribution Communications & Campaign Activation, WESTPAC
Our events attract up approximately 100 businesses per event so don't miss the opportunity to engage and build your network at one of our largest events at our upcoming Asia panel event which includes our wide networking opportunities afterwards. Find out more HERE
McKinsey Shanghai reports that many executives believe that relationships are the key to doing business with China so ....
How can culture and business work together to form bonds with Chinese businesses and customers?
With China's inbound investment and high growth demand for hospitality and education services, are we ready?
Can we leverage our local Chinese community and trade history with China with Chinese investors, students and new residents?
Join us to find out.
DATE: Thursday 18 September 2014
TIME: Panel Session 3:30 – 5:30 featuring industry and thought leaders
Networking 5:30 – 8:00 Delicious canapés and drinks included.
VENUE: Novotel Sydney Central
169-179 Thomas Street
Haymarket, NSW 2000
COST: Member $70.00
Non Member $80.00
Limited Places Available
Asia Panel Moderators
18 September 2014
Ky Chow is the multimedia editor at the Australian Financial Review for Fairfax' new digital focus, he also writes across a range of topics including enterprise, technology, lifestyle and business.
Ky started his career at KPMG in tax and legal consulting, before working in product & marketing roles at CommSec and Macquarie. He then took a path less common amongst Australian Born Chinese by switching to journalism, starting in radio at SBS then becoming the business reporter at Sky News Business channel.
He has a keen interest in diversity topics and promoting strong links between different communities in Australia.
Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter, and has completed a PhD in television writing and cultural studies.
He is the author of two books—The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012)—and the co-author of the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014) with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis. Both of his books have been nominated for Australian Book Industry Awards.
Benjamin is a frequent contributor to Good Weekend (The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age), frankie and The Monthly, and has also written for over 50 publications, businesses and agencies in Australia and worldwide.
Sydney Chef Neil Perry Tours Chinatown and Koreatown with CBS
Chef Neil Perry by Serigo Dionisio Getty Images
CBS recently followed, chef Neil Perry -- godfather of the greatest food in Sydney who offered them a tour of the city's evolving Chinatown and Koreatown. "Sydney has an Asian heart and soul," says Perry. "That's what makes Australian food so different from many other cuisines in the world."
Chinese immigrants heavily influenced the cuisine of the 1950s, '60s and '70s and a newer wave of Koreans have built a thriving community and food scene around bold dishes and good ingredients.
"We love the chile, the soy, the sesame, the heat of the wok," says Perry. "It's all about flavor and quality." Find out more HERE
With over 3000 businesses in the area and 16,644 residents* Haymarket has seen 30% increase in 'professionals' living in the area since 2006.
Living and Working in Haymarket
Highest local industry growth sector is Accommodation / Food Services followed by Professional Services matching the highest industry sectors for local residents work also being Accommodation / Food Services and Professional services.
Look out for our Haymarket Live*Work*Play Guide 2014/15 out later this year.
HCC ROUND TABLE SESSION 2014
Our annual Chamber Business Leader Round Table session was held last week, professionally facilitated by Wayne Burns, director of Acil Allen Consulting Group, Coming into our third year this business session provides a confidential environment for our business members to discuss many topics such as succession planning, technology and business strategy /planning.
Our thanks to Wayne Burns for his ongoing professional support and facilitation and also to our business members who attend these valuable sessions. If you would like to be apart of these sessions in the future please contact us HERE
HCC's New Chinatown Phone App Launched
Based on the high demand personal walking tours by HCC co-founding member George Wing Kee, HCC's latest and up to date Chinatown Walking Tour phone application for both Apple and Android phone is now available.
Experience your very own cultural and historical 'digital' walking tour of Chinatown and search the many local delights and features of the area detailed throughout the Chinatown Phone App directory. For Android click HERE or Apple click HERE
Thanks to Emperor's Garden, Chinese Ginseng and Herbs and St George for supporting HCC by promoting our Chinatown Phone App.
If you would like to join our growing membership please
Make the most of 2014/15 and JOIN /RENEW YOUR CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP