Back to Business Week seminar

Media release - 17 February 2017

Macleay Valley business leaders will have the opportunity to learn about ways to strengthen their business at an upcoming seminar in Kempsey.

Supported by the NSW Department of Industry, the seminar is being held as part of the NSW Back to Business Week which runs from 26 February until 4 March. The week will see a range of events, workshops and forums held across NSW to help start, grow or innovate small to medium businesses.

John Goddard will be the guest speaker at the Kempsey seminar and has 35 years of experience working as a business engineer in leading manufacturing and technology organisations including Telstra and Hewlett-Packard.

Kempsey Shire Council’s Economic Sustainability Officer, Kristy Forche-Baird, said a range of management themes important to building an effective organisation will be covered on the day as well as a facilitated open discussion to build a deeper understanding between leaders and managers.

“The seminar is a great opportunity for any business owner or manager wanting to achieve long-term growth,” she said.

“John will have the latest data and address common challenges for businesses such as improving internal and external communication and finding qualified and experienced staff.”

The seminar will be held at the Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club from 12pm until 2:30pm on Friday 3 March and will cost $20 a head.

Please RSVP to Kristy Forche-Baird via e-mail kristy.forche-baird@kempsey.nsw.gov.au or by phoning 6566 3200 by 5pm on Monday 27 February.

John GoddardBusiness guru John Goddard will be the guest speaker at the Back to Business Week lunch in Kempsey on Friday 3 March