Entries by Ben Kirchner

Considering doing business in the USA?

The American Chamber of Commerce and Industry has begun planning their 2017 business mission program to the United States. With trips focused on defence and offshore Oil and Gas. Sea-Air-Space Exposition , Washington D.C., USA, 2-6 April 2017 2-4 April 2017 Washington D.C, USA   Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA – 29 April to […]

How can Salisbury Council be more business friendly?

The City of Salisbury is currently undertaking a review of their Council policies and interactions with businesses to ensure that they have practices that stimulate and support local business growth, employment creation and the attraction of new businesses to the local area.   Have your say This is your opportunity to share your views on ways the Salisbury Council […]

Now’s the time to check your electricity plan with hikes of 10%

As of the 1 July 2016, many of Australia’s major electricity retailers increased their rates. South Australia was one of the States affected, with retailers increasing their rates by up to 10%1.When a price change occurs it is the perfect time to check your current plan to see if you can find something that works […]

Edinburgh Parks sites get snapped up

In the last 2 years in Edinburgh Parks several businesses have taken up 19.8ha of industrial sites creating over 250  jobs.  With the current pace of sites being taken up and with more deals in the pipeline this is supporting a smooth transition away from automotive activity and creating alternate job opportunities for displaced workers in the […]

Why e-commerce in China? Because its the biggest

E-commerce in China is creating new opportunities and new ways to enter export markets. China’s e-commerce sector continues to grow and transform retail markets and social trends and when it comes to the global e-commerce market, there’s one contender who’s quickly becoming the world’s biggest: China. China’s online market is the biggest in the world […]

Business leadership is essential cope with the rate of change in Northern Adelaide

A new generation of transformation leaders will be vital to securing a successful future for the Northern Adelaide region. Good leadership is more important than it has ever been. In today’s world, the rate of change, ambiguity and complexity requires leaders with the skills to see around corners, be able to innovate to cope with, […]

Several manufacturers to invest $46 million on back of grant success

Several northern Adelaide manufacturers have been successful in accessing $19 million in federal manufacturing grants to spur over $46 million in planned investments. These businesses have won these grants through the Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme on merit and will invest at least double the grant amount to grow their business. An example includes Mayne Pharma who […]

Exporting, is it for me?

Todd Miller, TradeStart Export Advisor, spoke at the March  Northern Business Breakfast event.  The breakfasts are gaining a strong local following  as one of the largest monthly business breakfasts with up to 190 people attending. Todd’s passion and enthusiasm for exporting was obvious.   His presentation drew on his experience when he ran his own business […]

New Investment Prospectus Launched

Launched by Mayor Gillian Aldridge the City of Salisbury Investment Prospectus provides an exciting and compelling sense of opportunities and capacities for northern Adelaide businesses, developers, investors. Backed by over forty businesses, it paints a compelling picture why Salisbury is such a great place to operate a business in. What strikes readers is the range of […]

Unnoticed investments paints a picture of optimism

There have been some great business successes over the past year.  Many of these have gone unnoticed as businesses have had their heads down doing great things.  These investments show a strong and active local economy with an exciting future. It provides evidence that northern Adelaide is well positioned to provide opportunity for business and to […]