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22 December 2017

Joint Forum with the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner

Joint forum featuring the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner, Newcastle Now and the Hunter Business Chamber

The Hunter Business Chamber and Newcastle Now will jointly host a forum with the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner to provide businesses with the opportunity to hear more about the role the Office plays and how they can assist business, in context of the challenges being experienced around the light rail project work.

Where and when is the forum being held?
Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Venue: Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Cnr Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle
Time: Arrive at 7.30am for registration and a 7.45am start, concluding at 9.00am
RSVP: By email to info@newcastlenow.org.au before end of business on Monday 22 January 2018

A light breakfast will be available upon arrival. Information will be presented by the NSW Small Business Commissioner, Robyn Hobbs OAM, followed by a Q&A session. The opportunity to have one-on-one discussions with the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner will commence at approximately 9.30am. Businesses wishing to take up this offer should notify Newcastle Now with the RSVP. 

It is important for businesses to understand that they should be collecting and recording information now in relation to any concerns or issues they may be experiencing. This may include photographs, diary notes about customer traffic, trading patterns, comments from customers, and interactions with contractors and/or agencies. An update on the light rail project will also be provided at the forum.

Businesses may also wish to contact the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner before the forum for any assistance or advice on 1300 795 534 or by email at we.assist@smallbusiness.nsw.gov.au.

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