Capital City Business News
The Hobart City Council has recently introduced a new quarterly publication aimed at communicating more effectively with businesses in the City.
Articles in the current October 2010 edition include:
- Police Report Reduction in City Crime and Property Damage at Business Forum
- Smoking Bans in Public Places Well Supported
- Upgrade to CBD Wate Collection Site
- Hobart's Upcoming Cruise Season
- Preliminary Findings for Hobart's Inner City Development Plan
- Alcohol and Other Drug Strategy Review.
Previous editions can be found below:
Hobart City Council signs MOU with Hobart Chamber of Commerce
The Hobart City Council and the newly incorporated Hobart Chamber of Commerce Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together in developing and supporting a vibrant commercial sector in the City.
The Council and the Chamber share common interests in being responsive to, and advocating the needs and aspirations of their stakeholders in the interests of a vibrant and successful business district.
The MOU broadly outlines a number of initiatives in which the Chamber and the Council can collaborate on, such as exchanging information and city data, exploring opportunities for city marketing, building stronger links between the business community and the Council and joint advocacy initiatives.
The MOU provides a framework for collaboration and represents a valuable strategic relationship for the Council in pursuing its goals for commerce in the City.
Hobart Wins Bid to Host 2011 International Cities, Town Centres and Communities Conference
The Hobart City Council has won a bid to host the 2011 International Cities, Town Centres and Communities (ICTC) Conference in Hobart.
The conference will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th October 2011 and is expected to bring over 400 delegates and their partners to the City during this time.
Hobart Advantage Card
The Hobart Advantage Card is a nationally recognised, award winning loyalty program* designed to increase customer patronage to Hobart businesses by providing a point of difference over other shopping destinations.
We encourage Hobart businesses to join up and use this FREE marketing tool to reward loyal customers and inspire potential new customers to discover just how vibrant and exciting our city is.
This program is an initiative of the Hobart City Council and is FREE to join.
Any registered business in the Hobart municipality can become a partner of the program. Further information about the Hobart Advantage Card Program can be found here.
*Winner of the 2007 Australian Marketing Institute Loyalty Program Award