Business

News – November 2015
Outdoor dining

Outdoor dining

The City's new outdoor dining policy aims to make it easier for cafés and restaurants to introduce outdoor dining, and for retail businesses to set up displays on the footpath.

Sydney Christmas

Sydney Christmas

Don't let your Christmas event get lost this season! The City is now working on one of our yearly flagship events, Sydney Christmas.

New customer data

New customer data

If you have, or are planning to set up a business in Kings Cross/Potts Point, Glebe or Haymarket, some new customer data might help you.

Shop improvements

Shopfront improvements

Gelato specialists Sean O’Brien and partner Mark Megahey opened Redfern’s Ciccone & Sons gelataria in late May 2015, believing the area was "crying out for more foodie offerings".

News – August 2015
Fashion retailer

Fashion Saturday next month

On 12 September 2015 the City of Sydney will host Fashion Saturday – the ultimate day out for Sydney shoppers. There’s still time for fashion, beauty and design retailers to get involved.

Michael Rantissi stands in front of Kepos Street Kitchen

Tech startup growth plan

The City has just released an extensive draft plan designed to support the future growth of Sydney’s tech startup sector. To finalise our action plan, we are now seeking input from the startup community.

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Asia On Your Doorstep will boost your business

The City’s popular Asia On Your Doorstep campaign is a unique and free opportunity for food businesses in and around Chinatown to showcase the extraordinary diversity of Asian cuisine and attract new customers.

Michael Rantissi stands in front of Kepos Street Kitchen

Business awards

This year, the City has joined forces with the NSW Business Chamber to create a new Sydney City region in the chamber’s prestigious annual Business Awards, which recognise outstanding business achievement across NSW.

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Visitor accommodation

To ensure local and international visitors to our city have the best range of hotels possible, the City has produced an action plan that will help provide the rooms in demand.
News – June 2015
Fashion retailer

Join our retail event Sydney is Fashion

On 12 September the City of Sydney will host Fashion Saturday – the ultimate day out for Sydney shoppers. We’re calling on all fashion, beauty and design retailers to take part.

Michael Rantissi stands in front of Kepos Street Kitchen

Kepos Street Kitchen a Business 101 role model

Michael Rantissi, founder, owner and chef of the acclaimed Kepos Street Kitchen, is a familiar face at the City’s popular Business 101 seminars. He has spoken regularly about the swift rise of his friendly Redfern restaurant, the recent opening of a second in Waterloo and how it all started.

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Tatoff takes off with help from Small Biz Connect

An innovative idea is often what singles out a start-up and produces future success. For William Johnson, it was the discovery of a new, painless way to remove tattoos which three years ago inspired him to think seriously about launching his own business.

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Local area profiles for business

As part of our economic development strategy, we are helping to nurture economic growth across the local area. We have identified 10 villages based around key community main streets and centres of business activity with each one having a distinct character and economic makeup.