1.Chambers of Commerce
Both the North Sydney Chamber of Commerce and Neutral Bay Chamber of Commerce provides events and services for businesses in the North Sydney Local Government area. Running under the umbrella of Business Australia (formerly NSW Business Chamber), these local chambers support businesses in untying legal knots, boosting efficiency, advocating for better conditions and helping them grow.
2.North Sydney Innovation Network
A must for startups and fast-growth businesses – North Sydney Innovation Network (NSIN) focuses on promoting and enhancing innovation related businesses on the lower north shore of Sydney, bringing together people in business from different industries and sectors. NSIN supports events, an online community, policy and advocacy initiatives and the development of a major innovation precinct for the north.
3.North Sydney Business Network
Keeping local businesses connected to one another and relevant news items – North Sydney Business Network is a free program of events by North Sydney Council aimed at build the capacity of local businesses and encourage networking. Insider tip: make sure to subscribe to their handy enewsletters to keep in the loop.
4.Better Business Partnership
Helping small to medium enterprises achieve social and environmental sustainability initiatives for free, Better Business Partnership (BBP) works closely with participants to identify opportunities to reduce energy and water use and improve waste diversion. The team also assists businesses with environmentally sound purchasing practices, community engagement and staff support.
For commercial office tenants – CitySwitch is a free program that helps enhance energy efficiency and reduce costs; manage energy price increase and mitigate business risks; work towards a carbon positive future; reduce waste and improve the health and productivity of employees. Participating businesses receive one-to-one support and access to a wide network of other companies also taking steps to improve their sustainability.