Chamber News

A great opportunity for female entrepreneurs!

The yher Pacific Accelerator program is searching for the most ambitious, game changing, female-led impact ventures in the Pacific. The program is offering an opportunity to female entrepreneurs to take part in a week-long intensive entrepreneurship program designed to fast track your early stage venture. They will provide training and mentorship while also connecting you to an inspiring group of fellow female entrepreneurs working hard to create a better world. Also, potential access to of AUD$25,000 in prize funding is available for the winners of a peer review and audience votes. The yher Pacific Accelerator program are looking for ventures who: Have at least one female founder Are local to the Pacifi­c Islands – you intimately understand the problem you are trying to solve. Have…

Digital Transformation in the Pacific: The Kava House, Vanuatu

Business Link Pacific (BLP) proudly supports business advisory professionals to reach a wider audience and connect with new clients. In Vanuatu, BLP has partnered with the Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) to strengthen business support networks and support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in Vanuatu. In this article we’re focusing on the Digital Transformation of small and medium sized businesses in the Pacific. Through the BLP Subsidy we’ve connected business advisory services with eligible small businesses in need of digital marketing advice and assistance. Pandanus Consulting  Pandanus Consulting’s professional and responsive team draw from their unique knowledge of Vanuatu and the Pacific to create relevant solutions that work. A multi-disciplined agency with over 30 years combined experience in marketing, advertising and graphic design,…

Did you know?

The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is a Statutory Body established in 1995 by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Vanuatu CAP 236 Act. This legislation sets the structure of the “Capital Council” at 16 members. These members represent: small and large business, tourism, agriculture, finance, construction, manufacturing, land, air and sea transport, women’s organisations and public utilities Every business license holder in Vanuatu is automatically a member of VCCI, with voting rights at each Annual General Meeting. Each Council member is voted in by business owners for two-year terms. Council members’ terms are staggered to ensure representation continuity.  Council meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday of the month.  We actively encourage the business community to contact Council members representing…