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What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

  • 1.  What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 13-05-2021 16:35
    Edited by Leo Kasim 14-05-2021 10:10
    This is the thread where we will be sharing our activities, events and engagements.

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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 2.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:39
    Business After Business 2021/03/31 | Hosted by Nexus Human Services at Mercure Hotel Canberra

    The March Business After Business event was hosted by Nexus Human Services at the Mercure Hotel Canberra. Over 100 guests joined us as we took the "Canberra Business Buzz" live, our new online community exclusive for ACT businesses, launched with a welcome video from Minister for Business and Better Regulation Tara Cheyne. 

    Business After Business is the Chamber's monthly networking event, free for Members. Connect with over 100 business owners and managers from across the region to build professional networks, drive referrals and build supply chains.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 3.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:42
    Federal Labor Business Policy Forum 2021/04/13 at Parliament House

    Chamber members met with Federal Labor MP's Richard Marles MP (Shadow Minister for National Reconstruction, Employment, Skills and Small Business), Dr Andrew Leigh MP (Member for Fenner and Shadow Assistant Minister for Treasury), Alicia Payne (Federal Member for Canberra), and David Smith MP (Member for Bean, Canberra) at Parliament House. A wide-ranging discussion covered skills shortages, support for local #canberrabusiness and entrepreneurs, costs of insurance in the ACT, global digital advertising impacting local media platforms and more.


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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 4.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:44
    50th Anniversary of Canberra Milk 2021/04/15 at the Canberra Museum and Gallery

    We attended the 50th Anniversary of Canberra Milk at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

    This event was hosted by our member Capitol Chilled Foods Australia Pty Ltd and the Canberra Museum and Gallery to celebrate the long history of Canberra Milk in our Capital.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 5.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:45
    Launch of Rex Airlines 2021/04/16 at Canberra Airport

    We were thrilled to join Chamber member Canberra Airport for the launch of Regional Express (Rex) new daily flights between Canberra and Sydney.

    The seven return flights per day will provide an additional 160,000 extra seats annually for this important route, and are expected to benefit the ACT economy by nearly $200 million per year.

    This is great news for #canberrabusiness as we continue to see a steady return of tourism and events to Canberra.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 6.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:49
    Political Roundtable 2021/04/27 

    Canberra Business Chamber members joined Mick Gentleman (Minister for Advanced Technology and Space Industries, Environment and Heritage, Planning and Land Management, Police and Emergency Services, and Urban Renewal) at a CBC Political Roundtable, 27 April 2021. This was a great opportunity to discuss with Minister Gentleman issues that ranged from how to support the growth of our space industry to the review of the planning system.


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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 7.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:50
    Adaptive City Workshop 2021/04/28 | Co-hosted by CBRIN and Canberra Business Chamber

    Canberra Business Chamber and Canberra Innovation Network hosted a workshop for Canberra small business owners to share experiences, and collaborate on novel ways to support growth after the disruption caused by the global pandemic.
    The workshop was opened by Minister for Business and Better Regulation Tara Cheyne MLA, who will also review the ideas generated by participants.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 8.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:51
    Edited by Leo Kasim 13-05-2021 16:57
    Pre-Budget Address with the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP 2021/04/29 | Co-hosted by CBC & ACCI

    Canberra Business Chamber and Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry members attended a Pre-Budget Address with the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer of Australia, at Parliament House. The Treasurer signalled that continued support for the economy, ensuring long term recovery and keeping people in jobs, will be key to the upcoming budget.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 9.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:52
    Business After Business 2021/04/29 | Hosted by Interaction at the Crowne Plaza Canberra

    Another fantastic Business After Business event was hosted by Interaction Consulting Group at the Crowne Plaza Canberra. 100+ Canberra Business Chamber members connected, reconnected and even joined a special "speed-networking" session.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 10.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:55
    Federal Budget Breakfast 2021/05/12 | Hosted by Canberra Business Chamber and IPA at the Hyatt Hotel

    Canberra Business Chamber members were amongst the first to get exclusive insights on the Federal Budget from Hon Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Treasury and Charities, and Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Minister for International Development and the Pacific.




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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 11.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 13-05-2021 16:56
    ACCI's Federal Budget Briefing 2021/05/12 at Parliament House

    Canberra Business Chamber CEO, Graham Catt, attended Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's 2021 Federal Budget Briefing at Parliament House with the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, Assistant Treasurer and Federal Labor's Budget Response with Dr Jim Chalmers MP, Shadow Treasurer.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 12.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    CHAMBER STAFF
    Posted 20-05-2021 16:35
    Kindred Member & Precinct Group Meetings 2021/05/18 | CBC Office

    We meet with our Kindred members and the Precinct Group yesterday at the Canberra Business Chamber office.

    Our Kindred members represent over 50 for-purpose organisations from across the Capital region, including industry and professional associations, charities, and community groups.

    We discussed the ACT Government's Better Regulations Taskforce, Budget submission, City Services and other organizational updates.



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    Gonzalo Collarte
    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 13.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 26-05-2021 10:09
    Political Roundtable 2021/05/25

    Canberra Business Chamber members joined Rachel Stephen-Smith (Minister for Health, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Children, Youth & Families) at a CBC Political Roundtable on 25 May 2021. This was a great opportunity to discuss with Minister Stephen-Smith issues that ranged from the impact of COVID on businesses, to aboriginal businesses, new business opportunities in health and the Chamber's policy taskforce.


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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
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  • 14.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 18-06-2021 13:29
    Business After Business 2021/05/27 | Hosted by CanberraFM

    Another fantastic Business After Business event hosted by CanberraFM at the A by Adina, the Constitution Place. 100+ attendees, great connections and conversations took place among members, business owners and managers from a wide variety of business in the region. Did you take any pictures during the event? Any selfies with Kristen & Nige or Ned & Josh? Share in the comment section below! Business After Business is the Chamber's signature networking event for building professional networks and its free for members.




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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 15.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 18-06-2021 13:31
    #CbrBusinessBuzz in Canberra retails!

    #CbrBusinessBuzz keeps going strong! We stopped by the Canberra Centre to see our amazing banner by our member oOh! Media and ran into Stefan Fursh from Kingpin, another proud Chamber member.




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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 16.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 19-07-2021 14:45
    Business After Business 2021/06/24 | Hosted by UNSW Canberra at QT Hotel

    Another fantastic Business After Business event hosted by our member UNSW Canberra. 130+ people mingled at the beautiful QT Hotel, creating connections and sharing conversations with owners and managers from an amazing array of
    #canberrabusiness. Did you take any pictures during the event? Selfies with new and old friends? We would love to see them! Share them below. Business After Business is Canberra Business Chamber's signature networking event for our members and special guests. To find out more visit https://www.canberrabusiness.com/



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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 17.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 19-07-2021 14:47
    Edited by Canberra Business Chamber 19-07-2021 14:48
    Canberra Business Chamber in retails! Canberra Centre 2021/07/14

    Canberra Business Chamber helps businesses start, grow & transform!
    • Build your networks
    • Promote your business
    • Keep up to date
    • Manage your team
    • Influence government policy

    Have you been shopping lately? Our banners were on display in the City Centre Mall, South Point Shopping Centre in Tuggeranong and Gungahlin Marketplace.





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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 18.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 19-07-2021 14:51
    National Press Club Luncheon 2021/07/15

    Canberra Business Chamber Chairman, Archie Tsirimokos, and Senior Policy Advisor, Dr Michael Schaper, attended the National Press Club of Australia Luncheon on 15 July 2021 were guests heard from Andrew Penn, CEO Telstra, on the topic "Under constant attack – why Australia's cyber defences have never been more important".

    Attendees learned from Telstra and various Government agencies working together behind the scenes to mitigate cyber threats. Andy encouraged organisations to comply with the Essential 8. If are you still unfamiliar with E8, visit cyber.gov.au

    Thanks to our guests Kieran HynesBernadette Brown, Shane Geisler MBA, GAICD, Damita Phillips, GAICDDaniel Shaddock, and Shelby Higgs for making the time to attend.


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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 19.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 10-08-2021 14:26
    ACT Chief Minister's State of the Territory Address 2021/08/09

    ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, addressed 230+ attendees at the State of the Territory Address. Held at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, Mr Barr outlined the ACT Government's commitment to local businesses and key priorities in supporting investment, innovation, jobs and growth in the ACT economy.



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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 20.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 13-08-2021 16:14
    International Business Connect 2021/08/12 | At ANU



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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 21.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 17-08-2021 20:17
    Re-scheduled: ACT Budget Breakfast
    Following the latest update from the Chief Minister advising that the ACT will now stay in lockdown until the 2nd September, the ACT Budget Breakfast which was to be held on the 1st September will now be postponed.

    This event will be rescheduled, and we are currently working with the Chief Ministers Office on securing a future date and will update you as soon as possible.

    All tickets purchased for the event will be transferred to the new date once confirmed. You will then be notified and will have the opportunity to confirm your booking. If you have any questions in regard to your registration, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 22.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 15-09-2021 10:45
    Political Roundtable on Sept 15 2021

    Chamber members representing over 20 businesses and sectors joined a virtual political roundtable meeting with Senator Katy Gallagher, Senator for the ACT, Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate and Chair of Select Committee on COVID-19.

     
    A wide-ranging discussion included the state of the federation, the effectiveness of Commonwealth and ACT support to business, the need for more clarity on the ACT and National pathways to re-opening and the lack of a support payment to keep employees connected with businesses.

    The Senator also spoke of her personal experience and the community support she received after her daughter was infected with COVID-19.

    Our thanks to Senator Gallagher and all the Chamber members who joined us for a great meeting.


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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 23.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 12-10-2021 12:46

    ACT Virtual Budget Breakfast, Oct 7 2021, 7:30 am to 9 am

    130 people tuned in for the 2021 ACT Virtual Budget Breakfast this morning to hear more about the economic outlook for the territory and the ACT Government's fiscal plans and initiatives for business in 2021-22.

    Our thanks to Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA and the ACT Government. We also want to thank our host, speakers and panel members and our sponsors for their contribution to important discussions.

    Last but not least, to THREE MILLS BAKERY for supplying delicious a breakfast to top off the event!

    To continue these important discussions, have your say on the budget under this thread - What do you think about the ACT Budget?

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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 24.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 09-11-2021 10:59
    Virtual Political Roundtable with Chris Steel on 4 November 2021

    Chamber members joined a virtual political roundtable with Chris Steel, MLA (the ACT Minister for Transport, City Services, Tertiary Education, Roads and Active Travel) on 4 November 2021. 

    More than a dozen business and sector representatives engaged in a discussion with the Minister on a range of topics, including the Light Rail Phase 2 project and its impact on businesses along the corridor; skilled workforce shortages and planned investments to mitigate the issue; overseas migration, population growth, housing affordability; emerging industries (hydrogen) and new jobs and skill sets they will require. 

    We would like to thank the Minister and all the Chamber members who joined us for this informative session. 


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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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  • 25.  RE: What's the Chamber up to? Chamber activities, events and engagements

    Posted 23-11-2021 09:04
    Kindred Member meeting on Nov 17 2021

    Over 20 business and community leaders joined our Kindred members meeting with 
    Leanne Castley MLA and Peter Cain MLA to discuss a range of topics including the impacts of the recent lockdown, support for small businesses and planning reform.

    Our Kindred members represent over 50 not for profit industry associations and community organisations.

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    Canberra Business Chamber
    Lyneham ACT
    (02) 6247 4149
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