Membership & Services Officer
Neil Nuia is the Chamber's Membership & Services Officer. He joined SICCI in September 2016. Neil is responsible for the SICCI membership programme and takes the lead in organising SICCI events.
Neil started formal work at the age of 19, which he served 9 years designing services in his last three NGO jobs, proceeded to work in an upscale environment as Networking Officer for NGOs under Development Services Exchange. Neil is currently looking at innovative strategies to ensure members are satisfied with the services SICCI offers.
Outside of SICCI, Neil is a passionate theatre maker and a budding photographer. He runs his music studio in his free time, determines to make new friends and acquire new ideas every day.
Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprise Centre (SISBEC) was incorporated in 1998 as an NGO with a vision; “to be a catalyst for the development of successful businesses in Solomon Islands. SISBEC has been around for about 18 years at least. If you have passion for business, do not go pass SISBEC. We have services for business enthusiasts, starters, and those who are in business. Our services include; business training, business coaching and mentoring, MYOB training & onsite training support, financial literacy and bee keeping training. In summary we desire to see you successful in your business and your livelihood activities so embrace our services and support.
APTC offers programs and qualifications from Certificate III to Diploma level in the automotive, manufacturing, construction, electrical, tourism, hospitality, education, management and health and community services industry sectors. Know more about APTC's operation in the Solomon Islands and what courses we have on offer. Contact us here
Visit APTC's website on www.aptc.edu.au
We work with business support organisations, (like chambers of commerce), NGOs and regional development agencies, and directly with businesses, to help enterprising individuals and families in the Pacific Islands to generate sustainable incomes.
We do this by providing relevant, effective, value-for-money training workshops and coaching, for businesses of all types and sizes.
Many business people from Solomon Islands need to visit or transit through Australia. This link to the Australian Department of Immigration provides information on how to get an entry or transit visa. Business people can often get 12 month, multiple entry visas. SICCI has been advised by the Department that it is important to apply early and with complete documentation to ensure smooth processing.