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Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

FCM International PartnershipBeaumont – Koh ThomBusiness Information Exchange


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

Business Information Exchange

  • LED Strategic Plan – Key Focus Area

    • Business Information Exchange

  • Business Collaboration Models

  • Proposed – Business Information Exchange Terms of Reference

  • Next Steps

  • Questions and Answers


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

Business Information Exchange

  • LED Strategic Plan – Key Focus Area

    • Business Information Exchange

  • Business Collaboration Models

  • Proposed – Business Information Exchange Terms of Reference

  • Next Steps

  • Questions and Answers


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

  • August 2011: 1st Mission: Beaumont – Kohthom

  • Draft of Local Economic Development Strategic Plan

    • Key Focus Areas

      • Agricultural Productivity

      • Business Information Exchange

      • Business / Agricultural Financing

    • Approved: Working Group

    • Approved: Steering Committee

September 2011


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

  • August 2011: 1st Mission: Beaumont – Kohthom

  • During our last mission: Several meetings with business owners in Kohthom District

  • Observations:

    • Common problems / opportunities identified by business owners

    • More communication between business owners / District would be beneficial


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

Business Information Exchange

Kohthom - LED Strategic Planning – Key Focus Area

  • Second Key Focus Area: BUSINESS INFORMATION EXCHANGE

  • Strategic Outcome: Kohthom District businesses are known for actively sharing common challenges and opportunities. They identify ways of helping each other improve their capacity and provide new ideas. Government representatives understand the value of actively participating in these events.

www.beaumont.ab.ca


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

Business Information Exchange

Kohthom - LED Strategic Planning – Key Focus Area

  • Second Key Focus Area: BUSINESS INFORMATION EXCHANGE

  • Performance Measures:

    • Number of events scheduled

    • Number of participants

    • Number of participants that identify the sessions as being a good investment of time

    • Next steps to be undertaken in coming years identified

  • Projects

    • Have resources to coordinate business sharing events (2012)

    • Identify entrepreneur interest

    • Organize three business sharing / business education events in 2012

    • Communicate information

    • Identify other business best practices

www.beaumont.ab.ca


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

Business Information Exchange

  • LED Strategic Plan – Key Focus Area

    • Business Information Exchange

  • Business Collaboration Models

  • Proposed – Business Information Exchange Terms of Reference

  • Next Steps

  • Questions and Answers


Business collaboration models

Business Collaboration Models

  • A chamber of commerce (also referred to in some circles as a board of trade) is a form of business network, e.g., a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses.

  • Business owners work in collaboration with government on behalf of the business community.

  • Chamber membership is usually voluntary

  • Chambers represent the interests of business community


Business collaboration models1

Business Collaboration Models

Examples:

VISION To see our vibrant community continue to grow and prosper.

MISSION STATEMENT To foster a positive business environment by providing services, advocacy and leadership to our members.


Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

  • What is the Canadian Chamber of Commerce?The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the most influential business association in Canada - the national leader in public policy advocacy on business issues. Our goal is to foster a strong, competitive, and profitable economic environment that benefits, not only business, but all Canadians


Business collaboration models beaumont examples

Business Collaboration ModelsBeaumont - Examples

Partners


Business information exchange committee

Business Information Exchange Committee

Beaumont Business Roundtable

Agenda Example

- Introductions

- Review of last meeting

- Dinner / General Comments

- Presentation (Update from Town)

- Developments

- Projects

- Discussion / Questions

- Other Comments / Next Meeting

- Adjournment / Thank You


Business information exchange committee1

Business Information Exchange Committee

Beaumont Business Roundtable

  • Meet for Dinner – 3 times per year

  • Attendees are business leaders (Approx. 10)

    • Live in the Community

    • Have businesses in the Community

  • Town Attendees

    • Mayor

    • Chief Administrative Officer

    • Economic Development


  • Business information exchange committee2

    Business Information Exchange Committee

    Beaumont Business Roundtable

    Benefits

    • Exchange of information: Town / Attendees

    • Better understanding of initiatives

    • Great ideas are generated

    • Town has a better sense of possible future partnerships / initiatives

    • Opportunity to have open dialogue and establish great relationships


    Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

    Business Information Exchange

    • LED Strategic Plan – Key Focus Area

      • Business Information Exchange

    • Business Collaboration Models

    • Proposed – Business Information Exchange Terms of Reference

    • Next Steps

    • Questions and Answers


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    • PURPOSE

      The primary focus for the Committee is to learn from one another and discuss similar challenges and opportunities that exist between them. This will help Kohthom District have a better understanding of how it can best support local businesses and identify other opportunities.


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference1

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    OBJECTIVES

    • Provide information sharing opportunities.

    • Provide feedback and recommendations to Kohthom District representatives on possible economic development opportunities.

    • Facilitate learning opportunities common to the Committee.

    • Facilitate stakeholder partnerships.

    • To promote a business environment which supports local economic development.

    • To give input to Town of Beaumont representatives on important local economic development actions and activities.


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference2

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    ACTION STEPS

    • To work with the Committee to obtain information related to common challenges and opportunities.

    • Collaboration of Committee participants and Kohthom District representatives.


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference3

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    RESOURCES

    • Committee to work within the current resources available.

    • Additional resources to be approved by the FCM, NLCS/S.

    • Other Cambodian partners working on the LED FCM project (Ta Kmoa, Kampong Cham and Kongmeas).

    • Other Canadian partners working on the LED FCM project (Chilliwack, Newell).

    • There shall be no remuneration for Committee members.


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference4

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    COMPOSITION OF COMMITTEE

    • The Committee shall consist of the following participants:

    • Mayor of Kohthom District

    • Councillor from Kohthom District

    • 8 Business owners in Kohthom District

    • Representative – female from the business community

    • The Committee shall serve as long as the participants find a value in having meetings.


    Business information exchange committee terms of reference5

    Business Information Exchange Committee – Terms of Reference

    MEETINGS

    • The Committee shall meet a minimum of 3 times per year.

    • Kohthom District will be responsible to prepare the agenda.

    • Meeting agenda items may be received by Committee participants.


    Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

    Business Information Exchange

    • LED Strategic Plan – Key Focus Area

      • Business Information Exchange

    • Business Collaboration Models

    • Proposed – Business Information Exchange Terms of Reference

    • Next Steps

    • Questions and Answers


    Next steps

    Next Steps

    • General Objectives: (2013)

      • Discuss Questionnaire

      • Determine next steps

      • Monitor Progress

      • Proper Documentation


    Fcm international partnership beaumont koh thom business information exchange

    Thank You / aw kohn


    Questions comment s

    Questions / Comments


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