Business Advisory South West and Peel collaborated with the Margaret River Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI) at the Margaret River Business Economy Forum held at Margaret River TAFE this month.
Business Advisor Sana Turnock presented on ‘Resilience for Small Business in the South West’ on the night, and business coach Graham Harvey presented on customer experience.
More than 60 local business owners, Federal Member for Forrest Nola Marino, counsellors and the acting CEO of the Shire of August-Margaret River attended the event.
It was a lively, robust and harmonious gathering, setting a goal to action many of the ideas generated on the night.
Some takeaways from the night included:
Business Advisor Sana Turnock talks to attendees
You will always have immovable mountains like Amazon and other mega online platforms in your way that may threaten your business. Do you climb the mountain, walk around the mountain, or go through the mountain? (Read more about this)
Review your financials regularly - and BEFORE a crisis point
Update your business skills by partaking in education on a regular basis
Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate
Review your customer base - is there a way for you to penetrate other markets?