Small Business Network

Area of Focus: To help businesses grow; Networking; What should we know as a SME

Engagement and Mission:

Over 50% of AustCham members are SMEs and the Small Business Network (SBN) is a platform to provide interested members with meetings, speaking events, networking events and cross-chamber activities; the opportunity to generate referrals and business, and a platform to provide assistance and professional guidance.


  • Foster a vibrant SBN network that celebrates, promotes and supports small businesses and their growth.
  • Empower SBN members; contributing to their personal & professional development by providing access to a range of relevant and meaningful events, programs and presentations, with the end goal of enhancing the ability of members to achieve success on their own terms.
  • Support the long term growth of SBN members’ businesses.
  • Connect active SBN members by way of coordinating and communicating applicable networking platforms.
  • Champion and celebrate the role of small business and entrepreneurship within the Chamber.

Looking to the Future:

The SBN looks forward to growing the Network steadily and continuing to focus on small businesses’ needs. Our focus is on engaging with our members to launch events relevant to small business whilst offering a platform to network amongst other small business owners. Our Vision is to assist in shaping the future and growth of Austcham affiliated small businesses by providing ongoing relevant support, opportunities for development, networking and advocacy.

Time and Date of Meeting: First Thursday of every month, 12:00pm-1:00pm

If you have any questions about the Committees, you may contact us at for more information.

Committee Management
Ms. Elsie Yung
Elsyung Consulting Limited
Mr. Brendan Kendell