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E-Commerce Revolution

Posted by Ben Harnwell in on 6 July, 2017

  Is your business prepared for Amazon’s arrival? The Councils of Melbourne East are pleased to present E-Commerce Revolution a conference in response to the imminent arrival of Amazon. Hear from experts about the opportunities available to retail and manufacturers in Melbourne East. Master of Ceremonies: Danielle Storey Danielle Storey understands communication and customer engagement and […]

$7.6 million to help Australian businesses bring new products to market

$7.6 million to help Australian businesses bring new products to market

Posted by ajaxmac in on 18 November, 2016

The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Greg Hunt announced that 22 Australian businesses have been offered commercialisation grants under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme. The Entrepreneurs’ Programme is the Australian Government’s flagship initiative for business competitiveness and productivity at the firm level. The $7.6 million has been offered to assist the 22 Australian companies across key […]

Baxter Laboratories receives $300K grant

Baxter Laboratories receives $300K grant

Posted by About ME in on 28 October, 2016

Baxter Laboratories in Boronia has received a $300,000 grant from the Victorian Government as part of the Local Industry Fund for Transition program (LIFT), which is designed to create jobs for retrenched automotive workers. The grant will see the skincare, pharmaceutical and sunscreen manufacturer employ six skilled workers as part of its $1.8M next-generation project […]

BBP Local Leader Series – Lean Tour at Denso Automotive

BBP Local Leader Series – Lean Tour at Denso Automotive

Posted by About ME in on 28 October, 2016

Denso Automotive Systems Australia hosted our October ‘BBP Local Leader’ series event – 25 BBP attendees reaped the benefits! A highly awarded company, Denso is a key supplier to the automotive industry, locally manufacturing engine cooling systems, air conditioning, air intake systems, fuel pump modules and instrument clusters as well as the sale of imported and aftermarket […]

Box Hill to become Melbourne’s second CBD?

Box Hill to become Melbourne’s second CBD?

Posted by Ben Harnwell in on 25 October, 2016

Recognised as the gateway to the eastern suburbs, Box Hill has come a long way from its initial suburban identity. With a number of major urban redevelopment projects underway and many more set to define its skyline, Box Hill has become the fastest growing city centre outside of the Melbourne CBD and is now offering […]

Kings Fibreglass – Business Success Story

Kings Fibreglass – Business Success Story

Posted by ajaxmac in on 8 July, 2016

National Small Business Champion – King’s Fibreglass 2016 Australian Small Business Champion Awards King’s Fibreglass from Bayswater has been named Champion Manufacturing at the Australian Small Business Champion Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony held on Saturday 23rd April at The Westin Sydney, with over 1,000 guests in attendance. The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is […]

Melbourne East Regional Plan 2020

Melbourne East Regional Plan 2020

Posted by About ME in on 15 June, 2016

A collaborative approach to economic growth The Melbourne East Regional Plan 2020 is a future-focussed approach to meeting the demands of an increasing population, changing demographic and evolving workforce needs. It sets out a plan for the Eastern Metropolitan Councils, State and Federal Government agencies, businesses and communities of interest to manage growth. The Melbourne […]

The Ideas Boom

The Ideas Boom

Posted by in on 20 May, 2016

There has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian. Advances in technology are transforming just about every part of our lives, from the way we work to the way we communicate and access services. Innovation and science are critical for Australia to deliver new sources of growth, maintain high-wage jobs and seize […]