GOLDFIELDS ESPERANCE FOOD AND BEVERAGE CAPABILITY GUIDE
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in partnership with the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission (GEDC) and the Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECCI) are calling for Expressions of Interest from all food and beverage producers and manufacturers in the Goldfields Esperance Region to be included in a comprehensive Food and Beverage Capabilities Guide.
The Guide will raise the profile of local food and beverage products and promote them to consumers, wholesalers and buyers both within and outside the region.
There is no cost involved and producers can be included by completing a short online form. Please note that this opportunity is for food and beverage producers only and is not a restaurant and café guide. Help us promote your business!
6450 JOB CONNECTION
2020 has brought about many challenges for small businesses.
The uncertainty experienced, no business could have planned for.
Going into one of the busiest summer season, Esperance businesses are now facing a staff shortage. The Shire of Esperance, ECCI and GEDC are working together to bring awareness to our community.
6450 Job Connection is a marketing campaign that aims to try to connect local businesses with potential staff.
INFORMATION FOR COVID19
CCIWA RESPONDING TO COVID-19
CCIWA have developed a website for responding to COIVID-19 sharing practical advice and assistance for small business.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The Small Business Development Corpoartion have been fantastic at keeping our local busiense up to date with changes during the pandemic. Check their website to stay up to date.
If you have any questions about the government stimulus packages there is a Business Hotline available- 13 28 46
They have expanded to provide specialist advisers and extended hours to support small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you need help for mental health during these stressful times here is a document to help you find the correct services in Esperance.
The Black Dog Institute has developed Evidence-based resources to help individuals, workplaces, schools, parents and health professionals.
COVID-19 EMPLOYER TOOLKIT
Processworx have developed a complimentary COVID-19 Employer Toolkit. You can access it from here
ESPERANCE BUSINESS COVID RECOVERY PROGRAM
Esperance Business COVID Recovery Program is a grant available to assist businesses during COVID recovery.
The grant offers up to $1000 per business to be used in the area of HR, accounting, bookkeeping or digital assistance.
The Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a vital platform for ensuring that our business community has strong representation and the best opportunity to unlock the region’s potential.
Contributing to the Chamber is both a responsibility and a privilege. It is a rallying point for those of us with the passion to bring out the best in our community, to continually raise the bar, and to ensure that we work together to deliver great outcomes for local business.
If you are considering membership, we encourage you to register your interest. Maintaining a membership of the Chamber has the potential to deliver great benefits to your business.
For those of you who are members, we thank you for your determination and commitment to ensuring the existence of a thriving business community in Esperance.
Shaun Meares & Meredith Schilling
Chair & Vice President
Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry