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Business Local Blog: What Makes an Effective Manager?

What makes a good manager? Click here to listen to the blog and find out seven tips to becoming an effective manager. 

WA SuperNet Survey

You may have seen in the news recently that WA SuperNet (supported by Innovation Central Midlands Inc, CBH and Arc infrastructure) are embarking on a plan to deliver enterprise grade broadband to regional areas of Western Australia. To understand the feasibility of their solution, they are asking for help from regional business owners / operators by completing a 10-15 minute survey. This could be a great step forward in connectivity for regional areas, so please take the time to complete it if you can. All survey responses will remain confidential and will not be specifically linked to you. Click this link to start survey. 

If you would like to read about WA SuperNet in the news please click this link to the article in the West Australian.

Free Accredited CPR Course

Esperance Volunteer Resource Centre are offering a free Accredited CPR Course (with useful extra topics) for volunteers, which will take place on July 24 from 8:45am – 2:00pm.

There are limited spaces and are hoping to share these around to as many organisations as possible. Click here for more and how to register. 

Grower Group Governance Training

CBH and Growers Group Alliance are hosting a FREE Governance Training at the Esperance bay Yacht Club on Friday 15th June, 2018. This is a must-attend workshop for those looking to build skills and knowledge in best practice governance to improve the operations of their local grower group and hold positions on the committees of their local industry and community groups. Completion of this course will provide credits towards AICD Accreditation. Click here for more information or to register.

Lunches with...

Lunches will be hosted by ECCI Business Members and will focus on topics that are relevant for you and your business and will help you identify opportunities to grow your business. Both ECCI Members and Non-Members will be invited to attend Lunches with, which will be FREE for ECCI Members and offered at $20 per person for Non-ECCI Members (this must be pre-paid).           

Included here is the ECCI Expression of Interest for hosting a Lunch with. If you are interested in hosting one of these events during 2018 please complete and return the EOI as soon as possible as places fill fast.

The next Lunch with will be hosted by G2it. If you would like to attend the lunch please RSVP to the ECCI as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about the Lunches, please contact Kylie Ryan or Tammy Hough at the ECCI and please fell welcome to share this information and the invitation.                                                   

Business Excellence Awards - Gala Awards Evening

The ECCI would like to invite nominations from the Community for the Business Excellence Awards 2018.
If there is a business that you believe provides great value for money through their excellent services and products - please let us know at the ECCI by calling (08) 9071 5142 or email
We will let businesses know when they have been nominated and they can choose to accept the nomination. Please show your support for our local businesses who do a fantastic job.


The Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards - Gala Awards Evening - will be held on Saturday 11 August 2018.
This Event showcases the achievements and celebrates the successes of local and regionally based businesses in Esperance and the South East Coastal Region.
Nominations closing soon!

TEDxEsperanceLIVE - The Age of Amazement

Once a year, the world’s most powerful ideas are shared live on the TED conference stage in Vancouver, Canada.

TEDxEsperance is proud to bring you our favorite highlights from TED2018: The Age of Amazement. We hope that the talks you watch at TEDxEsperanceLIVE will spark an exciting conversation about our shared future. 

By coming to TEDxEsperanceLIVE you will be part of the TED global community with a shared mission of spreading ideas. The TED community welcomes people of every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. 

For Esperance, we will be accessing streamed talks-  -TEDxEsperanceLIVE 2018 in Esperance 9:00am - 4:00pm Saturday 14th April. Please email for more information or to register to attend.