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Chatuccino Morning Tea for small business owners in The Entrance and surrounding areas, Tues 2th September, 10am #chatuccino
Chatuccino, hosted by Gaye Crispin, is a where wives and life-partners who help in their family business can meet and connect in a casual, friendly and supportive environment, and enjoy a cup of coffee at the same time.
So if you’re a supporting wife or life-partner who helps in your family business why not come along. Your first coffee is FREE and all Chatuccinos are child-friendly.
10 am to 11.30am
Tuesday, 2nd September
The Entrance Diggers
315 The Entrance Road, The Entrance NSW 2261
Not sure if you’re an ABC? Check here
If you have any questions please contact us on: 0408 445 960
About Australian Business Champions
Australian Business Champions is an advocacy group dedicated to supporting the SME sector by raising the profile of the women who work behind the scenes in their family business (ABCs).
We believe it’s simply not acceptable that the oldest and largest group of business women in this country continues to remain invisible, unrecognised, unsupported and nameless. And we believe it’s time to make it right!
Through information, education, advocacy and service, we seek to raise awareness of the essential role Australian Business Champions play in small business the SME sector, and the major contribution they make to the economy.
To achieve appreciation through recognition for the enormous contribution supporting wives and life-partners of SME business operators make to the the SME sector and the Australian economy.
To in all ways champion, promote, support and empower the wives and life-partners who work behind-the-scenes in their family business.
Contact us on: 0408 445 960
Not sure if you’re an ABC? Check here
Australian Business Champions (ABCs) are the true unsung heroes and champions of the small business sector.
Their contribution is astronomical, pumping millions of hours of free or cheap labour into the SME sector every year. All this despite the fact they receive no recognition, support, acknowledgement or public appreciation from the very governments, big business and private sector their contribution supports.
With over 2 million small businesses in Australia, it’s been estimated there could be as many as 850,000 ABCs nationally. Most are women, and most help their family business in one way or another. We’ve surveyed many ABCs trying to understand the main ways they contribute to their family business. The result – it seems there are as many ways of being an ABC as there are ABCs!
Some ABCs work as Jill-Of-All-Trades in their family business, while also providing support and encouragment to their spouse or life-partner. Some ABCs contribute full-time hours for little or no wages. Others don’t work directly in the family business, choosing instead to take on more household and family duties, freeing their spouses time to conduct more business. We’ve spoken to other ABCs who don’t work directly in their family business, choosing instead to take outside employment which generates revenue which helps support their family during the fledgling years of starting a small business.
The SME sector leans heavily on the hundreds of thousands of ABCs who pour millions of free labour hours into the Australian economy every week. Without those free hours the wheels would probably fall off our economy. We believe that a contribution of this size demands recogniton, support, a title and even a national celebration day. And we are committted to achieving those, but we’re going to need help!
If you’re an ABC this is how you can help - Register today as an ABC (it’s free) and you’ll be adding your voice to the call for recognition and support of this vital, vibrant, diverse and essential group business women, because…
It’s free to join and be part of a community created to specifically support Australian Business Champions: one that values, respects and supports each member. You’ll also receive access to business support, guidance and business development tools.
Who Can Join?
Anyone who helps in their family business is invited to join to this special group – the first of its kind globally.
How To Join
Membership with the Australian Business Champions community is Free to anyone who helps in or supports their family business. If this is you, all you have to do to receive free membership is complete a simple questionnaire.
Click Here To Register. You’ll be joining a vibrant and diverse community of Business Women.
More reasons to join:
No More Invisibility: We aim to ensure recognition for the ABC role and their contribution to the SME sector and the economy. Be part of a movement that’s redefining the title ‘Business Woman,’ globally!
Member Benefits: Free access to most ABC get-togethers, morning teas, Chatuccinos, and social meet-ups and a range of social and business groups
Free members-only ABC Newsletter
Chance to be 1 of 12 ABC business owners who receives a Business Coaching Scholarship from The Australian Business Clinic. Applications open Sept 2013.
Opportunities to share you business, health, fitness, culinary, fashion, parenting, or other hobby or area of expertise with our community.
So what are you waiting for? Click here to register and welcome aboard.