Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Event: Bellingen Co-Working: Is your business ready for the future? (19th September)

4 Sep

The Bellingen Chamber of Commerce works in close partnership with the the Bellingen Co-Working Network, a not-for profit initiative that aims to support and link-up the many freelancers and sole traders business people in our community. They have a great event coming up and we would encourage our members attendance


On Monday September the 19th, Robyn Simon from ETC, as guest speaker for the Bellingen Co-Working Network’s monthly meet-up in the Bellingen library, will address the question: “what are the key trends that will affect small business in the next five to ten years and what does this mean for the Bellingen business community?”


Robyn works as a business advisor for ETC and is responsible for the delivery of the Small Biz Connect Program – a business advice and mentoring service to support small businesses. Robyn previously managed the City of Sydney Council’s business precincts, small bars and laneways program and has extensive experience working alongside small business.


The presentation will be followed by an action session where attendees will have the chance to consider how they can prepare their business for some of the key shifts to come. These include: a changing workforce as the last of the baby boomers hit 65 within the next 10 years; increasing numbers of Australians purchasing goods and doing business using a mobile device; and the rise of social media as the marketing medium of choice.


“Whenever we meet up there is always additional learning that’s generated by the insights of other business owners in the audience,” says Thea O’Connor of the Co-Working network, who invites all freelancers, sole-traders and small business to the event.


When: 9.30am – 10.30 am, Monday 19th September 2016, Bellingen Library. Cost: gold coin donation. For more information or to RSVP contact To stay in touch join the Bellingen Co-Working Facebook Page.


Hope to see you there,


Kind Regards,


Bruce Levy (Lily Pily Country House)

President, Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

0414 615 890