Sydney City Regional Business Award winners announced

- August 1, 2019 2 MIN READ

A Darlinghurst digital agency, Murmur, has taken out the inaugural Excellence in Micro Business award as well as Regional Business of the Year at this year’s Sydney City Regional Business Awards. The husband-and-wife-run marketing and advertising agency was founded by Dave and Marija Levett in 2016 when the couple moved back to Sydney after a… Read more »


Don’t miss the Future Asia Business Summit

- July 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

The City of Sydney will play host to a day-long summit exploring Sydney’s future as a global city in the Asia region. Despite its top ten global city ranking, Simon Kuestenmacher, director and co-founder of the demographics Group warns Sydney cannot afford to be complacent in regards to liveability if it wants to attract top… Read more »


Micro businesses to be recognised by Sydney City business awards

- May 6, 2019 2 MIN READ

For the first time, micro businesses will be eligible for recognition in the Sydney City Business Awards. Nominations are now open for businesses across a range of categories. The awards are held in conjunction with the CIty of Sydney and NSW Business Chamber and recognise business excellence. The new ‘excellence in micro business’ category will… Read more »


City Talks: Robert Hsiung and Holly Ransom talk the future of AI

- March 26, 2019 2 MIN READ

Robert Hsiung, Managing Director of the global online education powerhouse, Udacity China, is the keynote speaker at CityTalks Sydney: Our future with Artificial Intelligence and its rise in China. The talk is a key event in the visiting entrepreneur program, produced by the City of Sydney in collaboration with the local startup sector and technology… Read more »


Discover business success secrets at the Visiting Entrepreneur Program

- September 28, 2018 2 MIN READ

Tech entrepreneur Mark Brand will be amongst the leading entrepreneurs that will take part in the City of Sydney’s annual Visiting Entrepreneur Program. The popular Vancouver restauranteur and techie will share stories on creating profitable community enterprises when the City’s program kicks off in October. Brand said the nine years he spent living in Melbourne… Read more »


City of Sydney launches Global Sydney Landing Pad program

- September 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The City of Sydney is set to launch a new office space and support service for international companies and entrepreneurs from Asia and China looking to do business in Sydney. The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and… Read more »


City of Sydney and Zambesi to deliver small business masterclasses

- September 11, 2018 2 MIN READ

The City of Sydney will subsidise a number of essential skills workshops for small business owners led by experts from top companies such as Canva, Atlassian, Google and Showpo. The 10 seminars sponsored by the council and created by learning platform will provide 600 small business owners with the opportunity to sharpen their entrepreneurial… Read more »


City of Sydney survey reveals what customers want

- September 7, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

A recent survey of 6,000 visitors to inner Sydney shows businesses would benefit from later trading hours and more entertainment offerings. The survey canvassed the opinions of visitors to inner city neighbourhoods including Newtown, Surry Hills and the CBD. The survey revealed the spending habits of visitors and the time spent per visit, why they… Read more »


Winya wins big at Sydney City Business Awards

- July 26, 2018 2 MIN READ

Winya Indigenous Furniture has come up trumps at the 2018 Sydney City Business Awards, securing the crown for the title of Business of the Year. The awards celebrate excellence in the city’s business community, celebrating the outstanding achievements of local business. Winya, a profit-for-purpose business that manufactures and supplies office furniture to clients across the… Read more »


1000s have their say on Sydney’s nightlife

- June 19, 2018 2 MIN READ

Sydneysiders are hungry for more to do after dark, according to a recent review by the City of Sydney. Community members were invited to give feedback on new proposals to invigorate the city’s nightlife. The feedback is part of the city’s first review of planning controls in over a decade. The council recently adopted an ‘agents… Read more »


Sydney hosts free digital seminars for small business

- March 20, 2018 2 MIN READ

Small business owners wanting to get the lowdown on digital can enrol for a series of free seminars to be hosted by the City of Sydney this month. The first seminar, ‘Learn to grow your audience using Google’ will kick off on March 28 at Customs House. Amongst the speakers sharing their tips and tricks… Read more »