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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. .