The KDCCI both establishes and supports local programs for the benefit of all sectors of business

The KDCCI has worked hard to establish and support programs and initiatives in the Pilbara, which further the interests of the greater business community. These groups become crucial networks of their own, representing sectors of our business network as a whole. Find out more about the important work these groups are involved in below.

Take advantage of the great services offered by these local programs and initiatives

AN INITIATIVE OF RCCIWA & KDCCI

Grow Local

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Grow Local is delivered by the Karratha & Districts CCI and supported by RCCIWA. We aim to make it easy for you to get involved and find out what is happening.

Intending to connect, grow and inform, Grow Local is all about supporting local businesses to enable every opportunity for business growth.  We know how busy you are, and we know you want to be able to access information, receive relevant training and connect with the right people from the right organisations, so you can put your business in the best position to tender, bid or expand. Through the collective support of our committed contributing partners,
Grow Local focuses on building businesses and fostering sustainable local communities.

Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram, sign up for the regular e-newsletter, visit the website or get in touch with the KDCCI office, and we can help you. We can even visit your place of business for consultations.

 

Grow Local is made possible by the support, funding and genuine commitment of our contributing partners. We are proud to be working together with a collective focus on helping local business and building a long term future for our community.

Partner of the KDCCI

Karratha Young Professionals

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The Karratha Young Professionals (KYP) started in 2014 with eight volunteer members and a vision to provide relevant networking and professional development opportunities for young professionals in all industries, trades and backgrounds in Karratha. They have grown to a committee of 12 coming from a variety of fields including Real Estate, Optometry, Hospitality, Journalism, Accounting, Retail, Engineering, Marketing and Energy.

The KYP host many networking events throughout the year including business breakfasts, TedX Talks, Q&A panels, golf days and sundowners! They also host an annual awards event celebrating the achievements of young professionals in the region.

 

The KYP delivers a platform for connecting and supporting young Karratha based professionals to grow and thrive in their career pathway.

KDCCI INITIATIVE

PILBARA INDIGENOUS BUSINESS
NETWORK GROUP

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Pilbara Indigenous Business Network Group (PIBNG) is a sub-group of the Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce (KDCCI). They aim to support Pilbara Indigenous Businesses through networking, training and mentoring, and empower each other through knowledge and collaboration, support start-up Indigenous businesses, and enable members to gain potential contracts as a result of their membership with KDCCI and PIBNG. 

The KDCCI provides back end admin support and assists the PIBNG to facilitate its meetings, memberships, guest speakers and training.

Meetings are held every 4-6 weeks with both Indigenous businesses and significant clients including Rio Tinto, Woodside, Sodexo, Bechtel and other prominent companies.

Within a short time, their membership has grown and continues to grow. The PIBNG is proud to be affiliated with and work closely alongside the KDCCI.

SEE THE KDCCI WORKSHOPS CALENDAR FOR ALL PIBNG MEETINGS & EVENTS

KDCCI INITIATIVE

PILBARA WOMEN IN BUSINESS

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In 2019, the KDCCI launched a series of panel events connecting women and covering topics such as health and resilience in the workplace, leadership, business strategy and financial literacy. These events were prevalent and have now launched as the Pilbara Women in Business Program with panel events and business and brunch workshops delivered as a part of the program, with topics and themes tailored to the needs of local women in business.