Local focus as network strengthened
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.
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.