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  • Belmont Business ‘Ask an Expert’ Sundowners 2017
    In 2017, the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre will continue to provide monthly networking opportunities via its ‘Belmont ‘Ask an Expert’ Business Sundowners’ for small businesses in Belmont and surrounding areas.
  • Hilton Plumbing winner of NAB’s ‘Home-Based Business Award’
    Hilton Plumbing was one of many Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 23rd Belmont & WA Small Business Awards on the 26th October 2016. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ in the ballroom of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • R. Moore & Sons winner of WA Treeworks ‘Environment Award’
    R.Moore & Sons was one of many Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 23rd Belmont & WA Small Business Awards on the 26th October 2016. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ in the ballroom of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • Fortix winner of Qbit’s ‘Technology Award’
    Fortix was one of many Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 23rd Belmont & WA Small Business Awards on the 26th October 2016. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ in the ballroom of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards Launch for 23rd Time!
    The 23rd annual Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards will launch on Wednesday 20th April, 6pm-8pm at the City of Belmont Civic Centre.
    Carol Hanlon, CEO of the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre and Founder of the Belmont Small Business Awards said, “The Belmont Business Enterprise Centre has been co-ordinating the state wide business awards for many, many years, and it’s a pleasure to be promoting small businesses that are having a go and achieving greatness in their preferred fields.
  • 12th designedge Innovation Festival Launches April 20th in Belmont The 2016 designedge Innovation Festival will launch on Wednesday 20th April, 6pm-8pm at the City of Belmont Civic Centre.
    12th designedge Innovation Festival will be officially launched by Dianne May, WA State Manager, AusIndustry Business Services, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Small Business, Hon Sean L’Estrange MLA will provide an update on WA Small Business and will also officially Launch the 23rd Belmont & Western Australia Small Business Awards at the event.

Couple It winner of Australian Network Management ‘Most Innovative Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Couple It was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Attende.

Leap Consulting Winner of Watering Concepts ‘Enterprise of the Year Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Leap Consulting was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. A.

Epichem Announced as Winner of Belmont Business Enterprise Centre ‘International Trade Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Epichem was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Attendees.

Broad Nominees winner of Racebreed Australia ‘WA Racing Industry Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Kim and Tania Broad from Broad Nominees was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, P.

Artist Jana Vodesil-Baruffi winner of TCFWA ‘Most Creative Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Artist, Jana Vodesil-Baruffi was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on Nov.

Ecocentric Energy winner of TCF Australia ONLINE ENERGY EFFICIENCY Training & Mentoring Project ‘Energy Efficiency Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 12 2013

Ecocentric Energy one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Att.

Solarmatrix winner of Telstra Business Centre Belmont ‘Environment Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Solarmatrix one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th.
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Evelynn Chatfield from Coffee Club Belmont Forum winner of Business & Professional Women of Western Australia ‘Business Woman of the Year Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Evelynn Chatfield from Coffee Club Belmont Forum was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition .

Ingrid Hocking Couture winner of Sheila Magazine ‘Fashion Industry Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Ingrid Hocking Couture was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November .

Andrew Bloom from ASB Marketing Winner of Nifnex Review ‘Business Person of the Year’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Andrew Bloom from ASB Marketing was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on .

Greenhouse International Winner of Westpac Belmont ‘Judges Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Greenhouse International was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on Novembe.

Esther Roadnight winner of Perth Airport ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 11 2013

Esther Roadnight was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. .

Daniel Jovevski from SwitchMyLoan winner of Business News ‘Young Entrepreneur Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 10 2013

Daniel Jovevski from SwitchMyLoan was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth o.

Dream Proposals winner of My Business Incubator ‘Customer Experience Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 10 2013

Dream Proposals was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. A.

Zeeshan Pasha, Nifnex Review winner of Australian Asian Association of WA ‘Business Migrant of the Year Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 6 2013

Nifnex Review one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Attende.

Event Assist winner of Hanssen Project Management ‘Spirit of Australia Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 6 2013

Event Assist one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Attendee.

Seasons Funerals winner of Community Newspaper Group ‘Community Spirit Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 5 2013

Seasons Funerals was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. .

Price Attack Belmont winner of Belmont Forum ‘Best Retail Business’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 5 2013

Price Attack Belmont was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28.

MTA Mobile Travel Agents winner of Small Business Development Corporation ‘Home based Business Award’ In 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 5 2013

MTA Mobile Travel Agents were one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on Novemb.

Murlpirrmarra Connection winner of Perth Airport ‘Indigenous Business of the Year Award’ In 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 5 2013

Murlpirrmarra Connection was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on Novembe.

Belmont City Medical Centre winner of City of Belmont ‘Best New Business Award’ In 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 3 2013

Belmont City Medical Centre was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on Nove.

eHomeBuilder winner of Friends of Belmont BEC Online Business Award in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 3 2013

eHomebuilder was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. Atte.

Renew U Support winner of Designedge Fashion Incubator ‘Karl Farrell Inspiration Award’ in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 2 2013

Renew U Support was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 28th. A.

Pierrots Hair Studio winner of Westways Visual Communication Best Marketing Award in 20th Belmont Small Business Awards December 2 2013

Pierrot’s Hair Studio was one of 24 Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 20th Belmont Small Business Awards. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ Grand Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth on November 2.

20th Belmont Small Business Awards Finalists Announced November 19 2013

The 20th Belmont Small Business Awards recently closed and Finalists in the 23 categories
have now been contacted. Finalists have been invited to attend the ‘Night of Stars’ event on
Thursday November 28th 2013 in the Grand Ballroom at Perth Exhibition .

Opportunity for Women in Small Business to Improve Business November 18 2013

Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. in conjunction with the Australian Federation of Business & Professional Women (Western Australian Division) has developed a specialist business improvement program to provide ONLINE support to women owner/managers .

My Business Incubator providing ONLINE support to Small Business across WA November 18 2013

Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (Belmont BEC) and My Business Incubator Project delivers specialist business improvement services ONLINE to small businesses across Western Australia. .

Please help us rebuild TCF Global Village Sewing Projects in TCF Ormoc, Phillippines November 11 2013

The world’s strongest storm of the year has caused widespread damage and forced millions of people to flee to safer ground in the Philippines in the last couple of days. Super Typhoon Haiyan smashed into the central island of Samar, Leyte Province early o.

TCF Australia ONLINE ENERGY EFFICIENCY Training & Mentoring Project assists fashion, TCF small businesses & fashion retailers to be more energy efficient October 24 2013

TCF Australia ONLINE ENERGY EFFICIENCY Training & Mentoring Project is able to offer an extensive range of specialist energy efficiency services to small businesses in the fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, leather (TCF) creative, and associated indust.

2013 International Conference of Fashion Incubators Goes Virtual October 22 2013

Western Australian based TCF Global will assist host the 4th International Conference of Fashion Incubators in 2013 in conjunction with Toronto Fashion Incubator and IFIN. TCF Global is a not-for-profit global fashion network that assists small and emergi.

Carol Hanlon Invited to be a part of Australian delegation to APEC 2013 Women in Economy Forum in Bali Indonesia September 9 2013

The SME APEC Ministers Conference will also be happening and the Indonesia International APEC SME Exhibition is also at the same time. Carol Hanlon, CEO of non-profit organisations Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (Belmont BEC) and Textile Clothing.

City of Belmont Supports Best New Business Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards August 22 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. The City of Belmont has once again offered support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Best New Business Aw.

Small Business Set to Miss Out in Federal Election, No Matter Which Party is Elected August 22 2013

Small businesses make up about 96% of all business in Australia and of those about 86% are micro small businesses who employ on average 3.3 employees and one in every 10 houses across Australia has a home based business running, making this innovative se.

Telstra Business Centre Belmont Supports Environment Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards August 20 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Telstra Business Centre has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Environment Award. This year’.

My Business Incubator Supports Customer Experience Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards August 20 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. My Business Incubator has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Customer Experience Award. This.

TCF Energy Efficiency Program Supports Energy Efficiency Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards August 20 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. The TCF Energy Efficiency Project has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Energy Efficiency A.

Sheila Supports Fashion Industry Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards August 9 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Sheila Magazine has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Fashion Industry Award. This year’s B.

MUCH NEEDED SEWING MATERIALS ON WAY TO ORMOC PHILIPPINES FOR TCF GLOBAL VILLAGE SEWING PROJECT July 30 2013

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), Belmont BEC, TCF Global, BPW Belmont and members of Janome Perth have been busy collecting and collating donations to assist with the TCF Ormoc, Philippines community village sewing project.

Belmont Forum Supports Best Retail Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 29 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Belmont Forum has been a long term supporter of the Awards and this year is sponsoring the Best Retail Business. This.

Hanssen Supports Spirit of Australia Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 29 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Hanssen has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Spirit of Australia Award. This year’s Belmon.

Australian Network Management Supports Most Innovative Business Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 29 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Australian Network Management has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Most Innovative Busines.

Perth Airport Supports Volunteer of the Year and Indigenous Business of the Year Awards in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 29 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Perth Airport has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring both the Volunteer of the Year Award, and t.

Business & Professional Women W.A. Supports Business Woman of the Year Award 2013 July 22 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Business & Professional Women W.A. has given support to the Awards again this year and is sponsoring the Business Wom.

Southern Gazette Supports Community Spirit Award in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 21 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Southern Gazette has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Community Spirit Award. This year’s .

Carol Hanlon Named W.A. Woman of Success By Scoop Magazine July 16 2013

Fifty inspiring West Australian women have been named by Scoop Magazine as “WA Women of Success’. Criteria for choosing the women were that they had to be successful, inspiring and have contributed to their local or wider community. They also shared stori.

Nifnex Supports Business Person of the Year in 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards July 12 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are well underway, and nominations and entries are open until 5pm Monday 28th October 2013. Nifnex has given support to the Awards this year and is sponsoring the Business Person of the Year Award. This year’s.

Ms Carol Hanlon Invited to Attend 10th Womens Affairs Ministerial Meeting (WAMM) in Dhaka on 17-19 June 2013 June 13 2013

Ms Carol Hanlon, CEO of Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC), BPW Business Incubator and TCF Global has been invited to attend and contribute to the Commonwealth Business Council Forum on Women’s Leadership for Enterprise which will be taking .

Award Winning Hair and Makeup Salon Supports Miss NAIDOC Perth 2013 May 20 2013

Perth based hair and makeup salon Ebony & Ivory, headed up by Zambian born Joan Dellavalle is this year providing hair and makeup support for this year’s Miss NAIDOC Perth competition. Miss NAIDOC Perth is a leadership and empowerment program for young Ab.

FREE TCF Australia Energy Efficiency Ask An Expert Forum assisting small business to reduce energy costs – 7th May Belmont May 6 2013

A FREE TCF Energy ‘Ask An Expert’ Forum will be held at Belmont BEC, 7 Fairbrother Street, Belmont, Tuesday May 7th, 12-2pm. Topics covered will include Tips for low or no-cost initiatives to reduce Energy, Light Energy Calculator, NRG-I Automated Energy .

designedge Innovation Festival 2013 – Biggest Yet April 17 2013

Designedge Innovation Festival 2013 will run from 15th April through to 31st May with more than 90 events, seminars, webinars, networking forums and displays being staged in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales and broadcaste.

Belmont Small Business Awards Celebrates 20th Anniversary April 16 2013

The 20th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are now open for small businesses to enter until 5pm Monday, October 28th, 2013. The Awards were officially launched on the 17th of April 2013 at the City of Belmont Civic Centre, by Mayor Phil Marks, City of .

Preview in Daegu, Korea a Success for TCFWA and TCF Global Participants March 15 2013

17 TCFWA and TCF Global representatives recently attended ‘Preview in Daegu’, the International Textile Fair in Korea during March 2013. A combination of designers, textile artists, and fashion textile buyers attended the show. Carol Hanlon, CEO of TCFWA .

TCF Australia Green Energy ‘Ask An Expert Forum’ assisting fashion & creative businesses to reduce energy costs February 26 2013

A TCF Green Energy ‘Ask An Expert’ Forum will be held at Sydney Exhibition Centre, during three major Australian fashion industry trade events, Fashion Exposed | Australian Shoe Fair | Bags & Accessories which attract thousands of fashion industry retaile.

New Opportunity for Women in Small Business to Improve your Business February 18 2013

BPW Business Incubator ONLINE Women in Business Training & Mentoring Project. Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. in conjunction with the Australian Federation of Business & Professional Women (Western Australian Division) has developed a specialist b.

Party of 11 from WA to attend Korea International Textile Fair January 25 2013

5 West Australian designers, 2 West Australian textile artists, 2 fashion buyers and 2 epresentatives from the Textile, Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc. (TCFWA) are lucky enough to be attending, ‘Preview in Daegu’, the International Textile F.

Sponsorship for Australian retailers and Designers to Attend a Buying Mission to the 50th INDIA INTERNATIONAL GARMENT FAIR 19 – 21 January 2012 November 29 2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA), TCF Australia and the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont
BEC) are coordinating a sponsorship opportunity for their members to join a buying mission which provid.

19th Belmont Small Business Awards A Success November 26 2012

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the 2012 Belmont Small Business Awards. This is the 19th year that the business awards have run, and they provide a fantastic opportunity for small and growing enterprises in Belmont and throughout Weste.

Belmont Small Business Awards Attracts International Recording Artist November 8 2012

This year’s special guest entertainer for the 19th Belmont Small Business Awards is ‘Maggie Joddrell Britton’, an International recording artist with chart (Top ten) records in the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Maggie’s song writing t.

Interstoff ASIA Essential Fair Eco Fashion Designer Sponsorship Winners Announced October 12 2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA and TCF Australia announce the two winners of the sponsorship opportunity to attend the Interstoff Asia Essential International Fair in Hong Kong as Kelli Donovan & Sean Watson from Pure Pod Design .

Catergirls Focusses on Hospitality Training Since Winning A Belmont Small Business Award in 2011 September 21 2012

One of last year’s winners, Candice Fernando, the Manger of Catergirls is focussing on creating a Catergirl Hospitality Academy for Training with her new trainer in Hospitality II Kristina Woods, after winning the 2011 Belmont Small Business Spirit of Aus.

Small Business Development Corporation Supports Home-Based Business Award September 17 2012

The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) is pleased to support the Awards again this year by sponsoring the Home-Based Business Award, open to all businesses located in the Perth metropolitan area. .

Todd Harvey Enjoys A Successful Year in Horse Racing After Winning A Belmont Small Business Award in 2011 September 11 2012

One of last year’s winners, Todd Harvey from Harvey Racing, credits winning the 2011 Belmont Small Business Racing Industry Award to striving to implement fresh ideas and a new approach to thoroughbred horse training. .

W.A. Labor Leader Hon. Mark McGowan to Address Small Business Owners at Belmont Business Enterprise Centre on 14th September 2012 August 29 2012

W.A. Labor Leader Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, Shadow Treasurer Mr Ben Wyatt and Members of
the Shadow Cabinet will be joined by Member for Belmont Eric Ripper, and Cassie Rowe – Labor’s Candidate for Belmont at the 2013 State Election to participate in a smal.

Joan DellaValle Enjoys Success After Winning A Belmont Small Business Award in 2011 August 20 2012

One of last year’s winners, Joan Dellavalle the creative mind behind the vibrant and
glamorous ‘Giovanna Dellavalle’ designer label and Ebony & Ivory Hair and Beauty Salon
credits winning the award with some of the additional opportunities that have com.

Great range of speakers line up for TCF Australia Green Fashion ‘Ask An Expert Forums’ August 20 2012

As part of the TCF Australia ‘ONLINE’ Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project, TCF Green Fashion ‘Ask An Expert’ forums are about to be launched nationally in Melbourne at Fashion Exposed, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, August 26 & 27, 12noon-2pm – .

Vietnamese Refugee and Previous Belmont Small Business Award Winner Carina Hoang Continues to Shine August 18 2012

One of last year’s winners, Volunteer of the Year Carina Hoang was appointed as
Representative for UNHCR Australia recently..

Southern Gazette Supports Community Spirit August 16 2012

The Southern Gazette has given support to the Awards again this year and is sponsoring the
Community Spirit Award. Last year the Community Newspapers Community Spirit Award
was won by Climbing Vine Theatre Company..

19th Belmont Small Business Awards Now Open! August 8 2012

The 19th annual Belmont Small Business Awards are now open for small businesses to enter until 5pm Monday 15th October 2012. This year’s awards include 22 categories for entrants to consider such as Best New Business, Enterprise of the Year, Spirit of Aus.

Eco Fashion Designer Opportunity for two Australian designers to showcase at Interstoff ASIA Essential, Hong Kong August 7 2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA and TCF Australia are searching for two Australian Eco Fashion Designers who would like to showcase four of their fashion ECO outfits each at the Interstoff Asia Essential International Fair in Hong.

TCF Australia launches Green Fashion ‘Ask An Expert Forums August 6 2012

As part of the TCF Australia ‘ONLINE’ Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project, TCF Green Fashion ‘Ask An Expert’ forums launching in Melbourne – Aug 26 & 27, Brisbane – Aug 30, Bribie Island – Sep 3 & Sunshine Coast – Sep 4..

TCF Australia launches ‘ONLINE’ Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring Project to Help Small and Medium Fashion Businesses across Australia August 6 2012

Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, The Hon Greg Combet AM MP and Parliamentary Secretary, Mark Dreyfus, recently announced that TCF Australia is one of 28 business advisory organisations that received Australian Government funding to assis.

The Sunday Times Sponsor Enterprise of the Year 2012 July 31 2012

The 19th annual Belmont Small Business Awards commenced recently and The Sunday Times has once again given support to the Awards and is sponsoring the Enterprise of the Year award. .

Carol Hanlon Returns Home from APEC Women in Economy Forum in St Petersburg, Russia July 12 2012

Carol Hanlon, CEO of non-profit organisations Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (BEC) and Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc (TCFWA), was invited to join the Australian Government delegation for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Carol Hanlon Invited to attend APEC Women in the Economy Forum, June 28-30, St Petersburg, Russia June 12 2012

Carol Hanlon, CEO of non-profit organisations Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (BEC) and Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc (TCFWA), has been invited to join the Australian Government delegation for the Asia Pacific Economic Coope.

The beauty of Silk and Art May 14 2012

Eva Wanganeen recently showcased her silk at the Dreamtime Parade, part of the 2012 inaugural Perth Fashion Week. Eva Wanganeen is a well respected Indigenous artist specialising in painting on silk. Since training with master silk artist Marie France in.

Holidaying in QLD still a popular choice May 14 2012

Domestic tourism was impacted by natural disasters and a continued growth in outbound travel by Australian residents in 2010-11. However, despite these challenges, the domestic segment has recorded an increase in visitors this year, according to Tourism Q.

Federal Minister For Small Business Visited Belmont BEC May 2 2012

Minister for Small Business Brendan O’Connor spoke with 70 local Belmont and Western Australian small business owners at a Networking Forum organised by the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) and the Textile, Clothing Footwear Resource Centr.

designedge Innovation Festival 2012 April 16 2012

Designedge Innovation Festival 2012 will run from 16th April through to 31st May with events, workshops, webinars, networking forums and displays being staged in Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales and broadcasted nationally ONLINE. .

19th Belmont Small Business Awards Launch April 16th, 2012 April 15 2012

This year’s awards include 22 categories for entrants to consider such as Enterprise of the Year, Spirit of Australia, eCommerce, Indigenous Business of the Year and Young Entrepreneur Award. The event is also the launch of the 2012 designedge Innovation .

Millinery Mud Shoot! April 10 2012

The inspiration behind milliner Liana Hastie’s latest millinery collection was a paint shoot she saw on Next Top Model. Liana is one of two sisters who founded Sonlia Fashions in 2002. Sisters Liana and Sonya started their business in their parent’s back.

Business Sundowners Attract Retail Industry April 6 2012

Due to constant demand, the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) will be
continuing its monthly business networking forums on the last Wednesday of every month in 2012. These events are a great opportunity for businesses to meet the staff an.

Help At Hand For Small Businesses in New South Wales and Victoria Affected by 2012 Floods March 13 2012

Belmont BEC can immediately provide assistance to any small businesses directly or indirectly affected by the floods in New South Wales and Victoria. The complimentary and low cost services deliver support via one-on-one telephone assistance, email, mento.

World Premiere – Global Business Incubator Project Attracts World Class Speakers for New York Launch 2 March 2012 February 28 2012

A ground breaking social enterprise called the BPW Business Incubator Project initiated by Belmont Business Enterprise Centre in Western Australia (Belmont BEC) and Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc. (TCF Global) and .

Sponsorship for Australian buying mission to PREVIEW IN DEAGU, Korea 7 – 9 March 2012 February 14 2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA), TCF Australia and the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) are hosting a Buying Mission to PREVIEW IN DEAGU, from the 7th to the 9th of March 2012 on behalf o.

Business Sundowners in Belmont to Continue During 2012 February 10 2012

Due to constant demand, the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) will be continuing its monthly business networking forums on the last Wednesday of every month in 2012. These events are a great opportunity for businesses to meet the staff and .

World Premiere – Global Business Incubator Project for Women to Launch February 8 2012

A ground breaking social enterprise called the BPW Business Incubator Project initiated by Belmont Business Enterprise Centre in Western Australia (Belmont BEC) and Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc. (TCF Global) and .

Sponsorships Available for Australian Importers/Retailers to Attend Home Expo India, 15 – 18 April 2012 February 7 2012

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA), TCF Australia and the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) are hosting a Buying Mission to Home Expo India, from the 15th to the 18th of April 2012 on behalf .

eco peko – Organic Clothes for Eco Angels February 7 2012

eco peko produce cool organic kids clothes in Australia, for the little greenies in our lives. The range includes high thread count organic cotton daywear and the bamboodie, a beautifully light hoodie coverall for the beach. Justine Davis, owner and desig.

Empowering Creative Rural Women Through Enterprise Development and Global Fashion Opportunities January 30 2012

During 2011, Ms Carol Hanlon, Member and past president of Belmont Business Professional Women (Belmont BPW), CEO of Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) and the Textile, Clothing, Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA & TCF GLOBAL) was invite.

How to Protect Your Business from Disaster January 25 2012

To improve small business responsiveness to the effects of natural disasters, economic downturns, or any major variables that can impact on production, productivity and sustainability, it is necessary to have plans in place to be able to “manage” the impa.

Natural Disaster Assistance Program Helping to Rebuild Business Confidence January 24 2012

A Geneva based research centre described 2010 as the deadliest year from natural disasters in two decades – and Australia ranked in the top ten countries affected (source: http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2011/01/deadliest-year-natural-disasters-20.

International Women’s Day Belmont 2012 January 24 2012

The Belmont Business Enterprise Centre, Belmont Business & Professional Women, Textile, Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA and the City of Belmont, invite all to attend International Women’s Day celebrations in Belmont in March 2012..

Classic Kids PJ’s Prove A Hit January 12 2012

Rube & Harri was established by Angela Smith in November 2009 and designs and produces high quality, practical and beautiful sleepwear for children. .

Uniform Business Takes Refreshing Approach to Small Business December 20 2011

A Uniform Choice’ was set up was established in Far North Queensland in 2008 by Helen Phillips and Jennifer Burt who shared a dream to satisfy the uniform and promotional product needs of Australian businesses.

A Uniform Choice is a premium uniform sup.

Sponsorship for Australian retailers and Designers to Attend Tex-Trends India 19 – 21 January 2012 December 16 2011

Tex-Trends India 2012 will showcase fashion, textiles and accessories with the fair highlighting a vivid display of designs. Nearly 400 reputed Export Houses of India will be a part of this grand exhibition. The buying mission is suitable for established .

Accommodation sponsorship available for eligible Australian TCF Industry participants to attend buying missions to World Boutique and Hong Kong Fashion Week 2012 December 12 2011

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA), TCF Australia and the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) are hosting buying missions to the World Boutique and Hong Kong Fashion Week in January 2012 on beh.

18th Belmont Small Business Awards A Success November 16 2011

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the 2011 Belmont Small Business Awards.
This is the 18th year that the business awards have run, and they provide a fantastic opportunity for small and growing enterprises in Western Australia to be r.

18th Belmont Small Business Awards Closing Soon October 3 2011

The 18th Belmont Small Business Awards include more than 23 categories for entrants to consider such as eCommerce, Export, Migrant of the Year and the Environment Award. The awards are free to enter, and you can enter your own business or nominate another.

Carol Hanlon to Attend Global Platform for Action on Sourcing from Women Vendors in China September 2011 September 23 2011

Carol Hanlon to Attend Global Platform for Action on Sourcing from Women Vendors in China September 2011.

Lenore Dembski, Paperbark Woman, commends Third International Conference of Fashion Incubators and Perth Fashion Week for Embracing Indigenous Designers September 20 2011

The Third International Conference of Fashion Incubators is being held at the Parmelia Hilton in Perth until the 13th of September and Conference Speaker Lenore Dembski would like to commend two organisations for their outward commitment to Indigenous Aus.

Carol Hanlon to attend Commonwealth People’s Forum at CHOGM in October 2011 September 19 2011

Carol Hanlon to attend Commonwealth People’s Forum at CHOGM in October 2011.

ICFI September 2011 An International Success September 14 2011

ICFI September 2011 An International Success.

Lenore Dembski, Paperbark Woman, commends on 3rd ICFI 2011 and Perth Fashion Week for Embracing Indigenous Designers September 13 2011

Lenore Dembski, Paperbark Woman, commends on 3rd ICFI 2011 and Perth Fashion Week for Embracing Indigenous Designers.

Toni & Guy partners with International Conference of Fashion Incubators September 9 2011

Toni & Guy partners with International Conference of Fashion Incubators.

Murray Yarran to perform ‘Welcome to Country’ at opening of 3rd ICFI 2011 August 29 2011

Murray Yarran a Noongar man from the Ballardong tribe will perform the ‘Welcome to Country’ at the opening of the conference. .

Chandrima Chatterjee, Director, Compliance and Economic & Consultancy from the Apparel Export Promotion Council, (AEPC) in India to Address 3rd ICFI 2011 August 23 2011

Chandrima Chatterjee, Director, Compliance and Economic & Consultancy from the Apparel Export Promotion Council, (AEPC) in Gurgaon, India will be addressing the conference on ‘Sourcing Textile and Apparel in India’. Ms Chatterjee has over 13 years of expe.

AusIndustry Partners with 3rd ICFI 2011 August 23 2011

AusIndustry has a number of programs for Textile Clothing and Footwear businesses, Australian manufacturers and those who design for manufacture in Australia including: Clothing and Household Textile Building Innovative Capability Scheme; TCF Corporate We.

Minister for Small Business Visit – A Win for Businesses suffering Natural Disasters August 2 2011

Small Business Minister, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry, officially launched the ‘My business incubator ONLINE Natural Disaster Assistance Project’ at the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) on 25th of July 2011. A grant of $100,000 was offered .

ICFI July News July 22 2011

Susan Langdon will address the conference on Selling to Canada: DIY or Hiring an Agent and also on the Past, Present & Future of TFI. TFI is an award-winning, non-profit organization that provides critical support, resources and workspace to new and emerg.

Minister for Small Business Visit July 19 2011

Small Business Minister, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry, recently announced that Belmont Business
Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) is one of twenty-five not-for-profit business advisory organisations
that have received Australian Government funding totallin.

Belmont BEC Wins Grant to Help Small Businesses July 7 2011

Small Business Minister, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry, recently announced that Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) is one of twenty-five not-for-profit business advisory organisations that have received Australian Government funding totalling .

Local South Perth Resident Nominated in WA Volunteer of the Year Awards May 10 2011

National Volunteer Week launches on May 9th and runs to the 15th of May 2011. It is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to highlight the role of volunteers in our community and to say thank you .

Call For Help TCF Global Community Sewing Project May 10 2011

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), Designedge Fashion Incubator and Business and Professional Womens Clubs of Belmont are calling for donations to assist with the TCF Ormoc, Philippines community sewing project. The innovati.

Belmont Small Business Awards For 2011 Now Open April 28 2011

Businesses shone brightly in Belmont at the launch of the 18th Belmont Small Business Awards on Wednesday 20th of April. This year’s awards include more than 23 categories for entrants to consider such as eCommerce, Export, Migrant of the Year and the Env.

Belmont Community Project Awarded Internationally April 26 2011

The TCF Ormoc community sewing project in conjunction with numerous NGO’s based in Ormoc assists the local residents in the surrounding villages of Leyte Province, Philippines to establish their own micro sewing businesses to produce adults’ and children’.

TEXSOURCE India Buying Opportunity April 18 2011

TCF assistance body TCF Australia, along with associated business incubator the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (BEC), is India bound on a buying mission. The mission will see Belmont BEC members visit the 47th India International Garment Fair – spring.

designedge Innovation Festival 2011 April 12 2011

The designedge Innovation Festival 2011 which is partner festival of the Australian Innovation Festival will launch on the 20th of April 2011 at the City of Belmont Civic Centre from 6pm to 8pm. This festival is one of the largest community national Innov.

18th Belmont Small Business Awards Launch 2011 April 12 2011

The 2011 Belmont Small Business Awards will be officially launched on Wednesday 20th April 2011 at the City of Belmont Civic Centre from 6pm to 8pm and hosted by Belmont BEC Chair Tim Hammond. The Small Business awards are coordinated by the Belmont Busin.

TCF Australia’s Special Focus on Retail Webinars April 1 2011

John Stanley, from John Stanley and Associates is an internationally acclaimed coach, consultant, author, speaker and trainer that has been described as the ‘Retail Guru’. As part of the TCF Australia Online Training and Mentoring Project,. John will be p.

Carol Hanlon Inducted into Inaugural WA Women’s Hall of Fame 2011 March 8 2011

Carol Hanlon, ‘Business Dreams Champion’ was named as one of the Western Australia’s top 100 women for the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. The Inaugural WA Women’s Hall of Fame Ceremony was held on the 7th of March, 2011, and more than 1,0.

TCF to offer complimentary eCommerce workshops at Sydney Fashion Event February 21 2011

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA) and TCF Australia will be offering attendees at Fashion Exposed in Sydney, access to a range of educational eCommerce and online workshops. Fashion Exposed is one of Australasia’s premier tr.

URGENT – BELMONT COMMUNITY PROJECT SEEKS SPACE December 7 2010

In 2007, the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA Inc. (TCFWA) along with the Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of Belmont & Western Australia (BPW) and the Matilda Bay Rotary Club started the TCF Ormoc sewing project located in the .

Utilising the Internet to Grow Retail Sales November 23 2010

The Council of Small Business Australia recently reported that retail sales in Australia have declined and this combined with increased shop rental costs, interest rates and wages does not auger well for retailers. However, small businesses that are thriv.

Small Businesses Are Enjoying Free Website Business Assistance October 27 2010

The TCF Australia Online Training Mentoring Project provides FREE access to eCommerce, web site and social media business workshops, webinars, online mentoring, ‘Ask an Expert’ forums and a helpline for all small businesses with less than 20 employees. Th.

Small Businesses Rewarded at 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards October 24 2010

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards. The business awards have been running since 1994 and provide a fantastic opportunity for small and growing enterprises to be recognised for their achievements. Thi.

Free Business Seminars to Survive and Grow in the TCF Industry October 13 2010

Fashion and creative industries require various modes of business training & development that suit their preferred learning style and their business. Their needs are about to be met! Via the Government’s WIIN Project, TCFWA will be running some FREE groun.

Fears For Small Businesses Due to Extended Trading Hours October 12 2010

As advocates for small business in Western Australia, including those located within the Belmont area, the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) is disappointed by recent news that the State Government and Oppositions’ plan to allow extended tr.

Belmont Clothes Library Loaning Clothes to Ngulla Mia September 28 2010

The Belmont Clothes Library community project is proudly supported by the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA, numerous Rotary Clubs and the Business Professional Women’s network in WA. The clothes library, which is bursting at the seams, has .

Belmont’s Own Community Bank Branch August 28 2010

Excitement has been building in Belmont at the prospect of establishing a campaign to start its very own Community Bank® branch. A Community Bank® branch will be able to provide financial services the community, employ local people and make funding availa.

TCFWA WIIN Program August 10 2010

TCFWA (The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc) has recently been awarded funding to implement two exciting projects under the Enterprise Connect WIIN (Workshops, Industry Intelligence and Networking) program. WIIN is a.

Businesses to shine bright in 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards June 22 2010

The 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards was officially launched by Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, Minister for Small Business at the City of Belmont Civic Centre. The Small Business awards are organised by the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (BEC), a non-profit.

Call for Papers – 3rd International Conference of Fashion Incubators June 10 2010

Perth will host the 3rd International Conference of Fashion Incubators in 2011, and the event is calling for papers now. Conference Convenor Carol Hanlon was successful in winning the conference for Perth through her award in the prestigious 2009 City of .

Young Rising Star Wins Award June 7 2010

At June 5th State Conference of Business and Professional Women Western Australia (BPW) held in Mandurah, Christine della Vedova was awarded the honour of Young Business & Professional Woman of the Year 2010. Christine a member of Belmont BPW has internat.

Airfare sponsorship for Australian retailers and designers June 1 2010

TCFWA / Belmont BEC is coordinating an opportunity for Australian and International fashion designers, retailers and manufactures to join a buying mission to India International Garment Fair, New Delhi, July 12-14, 2010 showing Spring/Summer 2011. The buy.

Senator Stephens Supports Golden Gurus program in WA May 6 2010

New South Wales Senator, the Honourable Ursula Stephens visited the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) today (14/4/2010) to congratulate the team on the implementation of the Golden Gurus program in W.A. Golden Gurus is a national program ai.

2010 designedge Innovation Festival May 6 2010

This year’s Designedge Innovation Festival includes workshops and forums being staged right across Australia and is expected to draw thousands of attendees passionate about innovation, eCommerce and development in the national fashion & TCF Industry to ov.

Businesses to Shine Bright in the 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards May 6 2010

The 2010 Belmont Small Business Awards will be officially launched on Thursday 29th April, 2010 at the City of Belmont Civic Centre by Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, Minister for Small Business. The Small Business awards are organised by the Belmont BEC, a non-pr.

Online Expertise Now Available For Textile, Clothing & Footwear Industry March 12 2010

TCF Australia Online Training Mentoring Project will provide free access to eCommerce business workshops, online web mentoring, ‘Ask an Expert’ forums and helpline access to small businesses operating in the textile, clothing, footwear & leather industry .

Belmont BEC partners with the Golden Gurus February 16 2010

Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) is delighted to announce they will be a member of Golden Gurus from 2010. Belmont Business Enterprise Centre is a non-profit community-based organisation established in1994, to assist the growth and develop.

Carol Hanlon Invited to Attend Prestigious UN Event in New York February 15 2010

Ms Carol Hanlon, President of Belmont Business Professional Women (Belmont BPW), CEO of Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) and the Textile, Clothing, Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), Belmont City Councillor, and small business advocat.

Belmont Business Womens Club President Carol Hanlon to Attend Prestigious United Nations Event in New York February 10 2010

Ms Carol Hanlon, President of Belmont Business Professional Women (Belmont BPW) will be representing local women at the upcoming fifty-fourth session of the United Nations – Commission on the Status of Women to be held from the 1st to the 12th of March 20.

Celebrate International Womens Day in Belmont WA February 7 2010

Belmont Business & Professional Women, Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc, The Department of Communities, The City of Belmont and the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA cordially are holding a Centenary of International Women’s Day Lunch .

Seeking Volunteer Co-ordinator January 13 2010

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA), TCF Australia and the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) are seeking one full time or 2 part time volunteer co-ordinators. The year 2011 marks the 10th anni.

Belmont BEC thanks Microsoft for donation January 1 2010

Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) is delighted to receive $3,300 worth of software from Microsoft. Belmont Business Enterprise Centre is a non-profit community-based organisation established in1994, to assist the growth and development of s.

International Fashion Conference Heads to Perth November 25 2009

Carol Hanlon, Founding Manager of the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre Inc. (TCFWA), Designedge Fashion Incubator and Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc (Belmont BEC) is delighted to announce that the 3rd International Fashion Incubator Confe.

Winners delight at the 2009 Small Business Awards October 28 2009

Congratulations to all the winner and finalists at the 2009 Belmont Small Business Awards. The Business Awards, have been running since 1994 and provide a great opportunity for small and growing enterprises to be recognised for the hard work they do in pu.

Become a Friend of Belmont BEC August 27 2009

A new fundraising initiative is being launched by Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (Belmont BEC). The centre is calling upon suitable individuals or businesses to become a Friend of Belmont BEC.

Nominate Now for the Belmont Small Business Awards August 3 2009

The call for entries has commenced, and with more than twenty award categories this year, there is an energetic buzz surrounding the awards. Enter your own business or nominate another business that you feel deserves one of the prestigious awards.

Businesses set to walk the red carpet July 23 2009

In true Oscars style, the “Night of Stars” award presentation for the 2009 Belmont Small Business Awards will be held on Wednesday October 14 at the Reading Cinemas in Belmont.

Community Sewing Project Calls Out for Help June 22 2009

TCF Global & the Textile Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), is calling for donations to continue the TCF Ormoc project.

Community Sewing Project gets Moving June 22 2009

TCF Ormoc is pleased to announce that a second freight of supplies is headed to the Philippines! This project, which collects sewing donations.

Providing support and resources for Designers and Industry June 21 2009

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc (TCFWA) provide a valuable resource for the design industry. Since being established in 1998, the centre has been so successful, that it now receives requests from across Australi.

Hundreds Support Belmont SBC in Face of Funding Cuts June 16 2009

A petition containing hundreds of signatures of support for the Belmont Small Business Centre was handed to Mr Eric Ripper MLA on the steps of parliament today, together with over 80 letters of support for the Small Business Centre.

Star Studded Launch for Small Business Awards June 15 2009

The 2009 Belmont Small Business Awards will be officially launched on Wednesday 22nd July, 2009 at the City of Belmont Civic Centre.

AIEF Standards Set To Rise June 9 2009

On the eve of the National Small Business Summit, Australia’s peak body for Facilitation, The Australasian Institute of Enterprise Facilitators (AIEF) has announced the development of a strategic alliance with Business Enterprise Centre Australia (BECA).

Facilitation Standards Set to Rise June 7 2009

On the eve of the National Small Business Summit, Australia’s peak body for Facilitation, The Australasian Institute of Enterprise Facilitators (AIEF) has announced the development of a strategic alliance with Business Enterprise Centre Australia (BECA).

Managing Your Firm Through a Global Downturn May 24 2009

The ‘Managing your Firm through the Global Downturn’ Workshop series is an Australian Government funded program through Enterprise Connect and supported by TCFWA, TCF Australia, Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc (Belmont BEC) and designedge fashion i.

Federal Government Steps Up to Support Small Business May 23 2009

Minister Craig Emerson announced whilst visiting Perth last week that Federal funding for the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) which services countless small businesses across Western Australia would remain intact.

Belmont BEC Retains Federal Funding May 19 2009

Minister Craig Emerson announced whilst visiting Perth last week that Federal funding for the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) which services countless small businesses across Western Australia would remain intact, unlike WA State Funding for the .

TCF Attracts Interstate Success Story May 19 2009

Selling rubbish since 1998 is the catchcry of Scott Kilmartin from Haul, winner of B3000 City of Melbourne Business of the Year 2008 who is making flying visit to Perth to support two events being staged on May 20th by the Textile Clothing Footwear Resour.

Belmont BEC – Small Business Centre Celebrates & Commiserates May 14 2009

On the 15th of May 2009, Belmont BEC – Small Business Centre (Belmont BEC) will celebrate serving the Western Australian small business community for 15 years.

Lecture on Climate Science on the 18th May 2009 May 11 2009

Belmont BEC – Small Business Centre confirms that the lecture by David Archibald on the science of climate scheduled for 11.00 am Monday 18th May at 7 Fairbrother Street, Belmont will go ahead.

Thousands to be denied service May 8 2009

The Belmont Small Business Centre is still no closer to being provided with answers as to why their funding was suddenly revoked, leaving the future of the centre in jeopardy. On 28 April 2009, Mr Steve Moir, the Managing Director of the WA Small Business.

WA Small Business Needs More Support Not Less May 7 2009

Western Australia, once our nation’s great engine room of economic prosperity is teetering on the brink of implosion and the Barnett Government needs to provide additional support to small businesses especially those in the regions.

SBDC Decision The Ultimate Kamikaze Blow to Small Business May 6 2009

If Western Australia’s Small Business Development Corporation wanted to wreak havoc with hundreds of small businesses and thousands of families throughout the state, while also undermining its own future, it would be hard to surpass its recent decision to.

TCFWA & Belmont BEC – Small Business Centre Manager Awarded May 3 2009

Carol Hanlon, Manager of the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA) and Belmont BEC – Small Business Centre (Belmont BEC/SBC) has won the coveted City of Perth Convention Scholarship for 2008/2009 which is worth $10,000.

Mayday for Small Business in WA May 1 2009

Western Australia’s Small Business Development Corporation has sent small business support in WA into a tail spin by slashing funding from the successful Belmont Business Enterprise Centre and doling out the funds in “pocket money“ portions to other centr.

Stimulate The Economy – Save Belmont Small Business Centre April 30 2009

In the current trying economic times the Belmont Small Business Centre (SBC) has continued to support businesses by providing mentoring, business skills workshops and has delivered a raft of information and programs to business owners across the metro and.

Designedge Innovation Festival April 16 2009

The 2009 Designedge Innovation Festival launch on the 16th of April and run until the 29th of May 2009. The program will include 56 events including workshops, networking forums and displays both in Western Australia and New South Wales.

Fashion Goes Virtual April 5 2009

The Designedge Fashion Incubator is the only virtual fashion incubator in Australia. It provides a virtual shop front for more than 40 small fashion businesses currently, and 10 feature Indigenous designers.

TCF Wednesdays are Winners March 29 2009

The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre (TCF WA) located at the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. holds regular networking forums for those involved in the WA fashion, textile, clothing, footwear, and leather industry on the 3rd Wednesday.

Business sundowners in Belmont March 13 2009

These events are a great opportunity for businesses to meet the staff and owners of other local businesses, and to develop new contacts and networks. CEO of Belmont BEC Carol Hanlon says, “We’re committed to putting on these events every month during 2009.

Women To Celebrate In Belmont February 4 2009

Sunday March 8th 2009 is International Women’s Day, and to celebrate the Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA), Belmont BEC, Belmont Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) and the City of Belmont are hosting a function at City of Bel.

Small Businesses Shine in Belmont – Awards 2008 August 11 2008

The 2008 Belmont Small Business Awards will be officially launched by Deputy Premier Eric Ripper on August 13th at the City of Belmont Civic centre. The awards, which have been running since 1994, provide a great opportunity for small and growing enterpri.

One Stop Shop Low Cost Advisory Services August 1 2008

‘One Stop Shop’ low cost advisory services will be officially launched by Small Business Minister Dr Craig Emerson on August 13th, 2008 during the 2008 Belmont Small Business Awards Launch being held at City of Belmont Civic Centre, Cloverdale..

A Green Advantage for Small Business April 15 2008

Taking the important first steps towards assessing the environmental performance of small businesses in WA will be made easier for owners and operators in 2008 with The Green Advantage Business Health Check. Small Business Centre Belmont has teamed with E.

Effective Business Exits for Small Business March 1 2008

Assessing the long-term survival of a small business in Western Australia (W.A) will be made easier for owners and operators in 2008 with the Effective Business Exits Program. Small Business Centre Belmont has teamed with Edith Cowan University to bring t.

NAB & BEC Australia Join Forces to Support Small Business March 1 2008

The National Australia Bank (NAB) and Business Enterprise Centres Australia (BEC Australia) are offering an innovative program to assist eligible small business access finance to assist them to start or grow their business. The Microenterprise Loans are…

Intellectual Property Workshops February 4 2008

The Intellectual Property Workshop was put together by the Small Business Centre Belmont to give business people enough of an understanding to protect themselves from losing or misusing their biggest asset…their name! Mark Pullen & Carol Kane from W.

WA’s Racing Industry gets Support from Belmont BEC November 19 2007

Following the recent successful launch of the WA Racing Industry Business Development Project by Deputy Premier Eric Ripper at Burswood Entertainment Complex, we are calling on the support of industry associations and organisations associated with the WA .

Awards night recognizes the world’s business stars of tomorrow November 7 2007

The 2007 Belmont Small Business Awards were held on Wednesday 31st October in the Astral Ballroom at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in a ‘Night of the Stars’ themed cocktail party. Over 350 guests attended the event to celebrate and recognise .

The Business World’s Stars of Tomorrow – Awards 2007 July 23 2007

The 2007 Belmont Small Business Awards will be officially launched on August 1st at the City of Belmont function centre. The awards, which have been running since 1994, provide a great opportunity for fledging small enterprises to be recognised for the ha.

Small Business Centre Belmont supporting Small Business February 6 2006

Since its launch in 1994 the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (BBEC) continues to successfully support micro and small businesses and attracts clients from all over Western Australia, nationally as well as international clients looking to invest in WA. .

Designs on the Edge April 26 2005

The TCFWA is known for its seemingly endless energy and source of ideas. The latest good idea from this bunch is designedge – belmont. Designedge belmont is the largest community fashion retail incubator in Western Australia….