SHBC chairman Nigel Rayner said Kickstarter Membership will help businesses less than 18 months old with two or less employees by offering half price SHBC workshops and special events.

He said charity members will be able to promote awareness of their Charity via SHBC networks.

There will be a Charities expo style breakfast event in December at the Castle Hill RSL.

SHBC is the largest Business Chamber in Sydney Metropolitan regions, with approximately 360 member organisations.

It’s Young and Hungry (YoHu) network is aimed at 17 to 30-yearolds is expected to hit the 100 mark by the end of the year.

Mr Rayner said: “The objective of YoHu is to create a tribe to support younger individuals as they enter the first stages of their professional life (or) leaving school, going to TAFE or University, being an entrepreneur and/or starting their own business or an employee of a business. “

Membership of YoHu is free by applying at Any new members prior to August 31 go into the draw to win a Google Mini. SHBC won the Western Region Local Business Chamber of the Year in both 2017 and 2018. Last year there were nearly 3000 attendees to SHBC events. To find out more visit

The SHBC, The Hills Shire Council and McCrindle Research have partnered to conduct the Hills Business PSI in the past five years. The Performance Sentiment Index (PSI) captures an understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing businesses, which can then allow focussed initiatives to be implemented by Council. The Hills Business PSI only takes approximately 5 minutes by following

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