Lo­cal fo­cus as net­work strength­ened

Kalgoorlie Miner - - NEWS -

Buy­ing and trad­ing lo­cally was the fo­cal point of last month’s Kal­go­or­lie-Boul­der Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try Busi­ness Af­ter Hours event.

Light­ing by Lakes hosted the event at their re­tail premises late last month.

Lakes Elec­tri­cal Dis­trib­u­tors gen­eral man­ager Stu­art Flem­ing dis­cussed how their lo­cal busi­ness had evolved dur­ing the past 25 years to in­clude a shop in Esper­ance, a light­ing re­tail store and more.

He said with­out the sup­port of other lo­cal busi­nesses and shop­pers, the busi­ness would not have been able to ex­pand.

The event was co-hosted by Everett Butch­ers and Everetts Pets Plus, as well as busi­ness coach­ing and sys­tems busi­nesses aSyst Busi­ness and Switch.

KBCCI chief ex­ec­u­tive Si­mone de Been dis­cussed the launch of their new cam­paign trade loKal, en­cour­ag­ing busi­nesses to not only shop lo­cal but also trade lo­cally.

Pic­tures: Tori O'Con­nor

KBCCI chief ex­ec­u­tive Si­mone de Been, Wes­lan Ac­com­mo­da­tion owner Dianne Naz­zari, Lib­erty Metal Cen­tre lo­ca­tion man­ager Lou Arnold, Salty's Surf and Skate owner Kirsty Del­lar and KBCCI’s Me­lanie Wood.

Gold­fields-Esper­ance De­vel­op­ment Com­mis­sion lo­cal con­tent ad­viser Peter Ram­pellini and Skill Hire Kal­go­or­lie busi­ness de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer Djhoanna King.

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