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Goulburn Australia Business Excellence Awards

Proudly presents the

2018

Goulburn Australia Business Excellence Awards – Now its 4th year

There are 11 awards:

  • Young entrepreneur (age between 18-35 and own or part-own their business, must be in business for more than 2 years and CANNOT be Chamber of Commerce Executive Team member)
  • Excellence in Innovation

Recognises a business (that have been in operation for more than 2 years) that have made a significant contribution to their industry through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application.

  • Excellence in Sustainability (must have been in business for more than 2 year)

Where sustainability is their core business, based on sustainable initiatives and projects within their business

  • Excellence in small business (less than 20 employees and operational for more than 2 years)
  • Excellence in Business (greater than 20 employees and operational for more than 2 years)
  • Employer of Choice (must have been in business for more than 2 years)
  • Excellence in Social Enterprise

Is open to organisations that have been established or exist to further a social purpose that benefits the community. These organisations have commercial activities, products or services (other than government grants and donations) that provide an income stream to fund social purpose activities.

  • Business Leader (age 36+ and NOT a Chamber of Commerce Executive Team member)
  • Start up SUPERSTAR

This category recognises a business that has been operating for less than 2 years that delivers a product/service/idea/invention with credible potential. This award recognises early-stage start ups that have a solid chance of market success, and strongly displays the entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Excellence in Customer Service (Local Award)
  • Apprentice/Trainee of the Year (Local Award)

 

 Nominations will OPEN 15th March

Open to both members and non-members of the Goulburn Chamber of Commerce.*

Entries CLOSE 22 June 2018

You may nominate by completing a nomination
form in person at some of our local businesses or by
downloading a form from the chamber website.

Any questions: 0477 258 005

awards@goulburnchamber.com.au

PO Box 125 Goulburn NSW 2580

8 award winners go on to Regional Finals which potentially
lead to State awards. Customer Service and
Trainee/Apprentice of the year are local awards and do not go
onto Regional and/or State.

Award finalists and winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner to be held on

11th August 2018

* Business must be located in Goulburn or service Goulburn

Download the Nomination form here

 

 

 

 

 

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February Chamber Meeting

Chamber of Commerce  Monthly Meeting

7.30 am Wednesday 14th February  @ Goulburn Workspace 2580 , 56 Clinton St Goulburn

Guest Speakers 

 Mr Paul Watson, Managing Director of Southern Infrastructure
Will address Chamber members and their guests on the proposed private consortium plan to build a second prison on Goulburn’s south-eastern outskirts. According to the consortium, up to 2000 permanent jobs for Goulburn and district could be generated. The meeting will enable members of the Goulburn and district business community to obtain a much better understanding of the proposal. This will then enable the chamber to contribute to further community discussion on the proposal.

Matt O’Rourke,  Director of Operations,  Goulburn Mulwaree Council, 

Matt will address Chamber members with the latest developments involving the Goulburn  Aquatic Centre 

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Chamber’s Monthly Meeting

Guest Speaker:

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP

Come and meet other local business owners and have a chat about the business issues and developments
affecting our community. Everyone is welcome! Please feel free to bring along a guest that may be
interested in what happens at the chamber

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Invitation – after-hours Q&A Session hosted by Transport for NSW – Future Transport 2056

Invitation – after-hours Q&A Session hosted by Transport for NSW – Future Transport 2056
You are invited to an after-hours Q&A session hosted by Transport for NSW. Light refreshments will be provided.
The draft Future Transport 2056 documents will soon be released for public comment.
Future Transport 2056 is the NSW Government’s commitment to refresh and build on the 2012 Long Term Transport Master Plan.
This is your chance to meet and ask questions of the authors from Transport for NSW’s strategic planning team.
Details:
When – 5.30 to 7.00pm, Tuesday 24 October 2017
Where – Best Western, 77 Lagoon Street, Goulburn
Cost – Nil (hosted by Transport for NSW)
RSVP – Nicholas.Berry@transport.nsw.gov.au
Background:
Future Transport 2056 will produce a 40-year Future Transport Strategy and a Services and Infrastructure Plan for both Regional NSW and Greater Sydney.
It will also produce supporting plans for critical sectors and issues in, for example, Freight and Ports, Tourism and Transport, Road Safety, Maritime Safety and Disability and Inclusion.
The draft documents will be released for feedback and will be the focus of this event.

                                          

 

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2017 AGM

Goulburn Chmaber of Commerce 2017 AGM

WEDNESDAY 13th September 2017
Best Western Goulburn, Lagoon St Goulburn
5pm Drinks and Nibbles
6pm Meeting Starts

GUEST SPEAKER :
Simon France
Canberra Region Manager- ACT and NSW Southern Inland
AusIndustry – Business Services

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Chamber Evening Meeting at Harvest

Goulburn Chamber of Commerce is proud to hold our monthly meeting at Harvest Goulburn! Join us for a great night of Networking, Information and Fantastic food.

Our Guest Speaker this month is Nick Cleary – Founder and Chairman of Consolidated Land and Rail Australia (CLARA)

Nick’s background is in a range of fields including agri-business, financial services and real estate.

He founded CLARA and subsidiary Infrastructure Corporation Australia (2011) to seek out new infrastructure opportunities to be supported by the private sector including High Speed Rail, Inland City Development, a second Sydney Airport and Land-Port facilities.

Nick has a passion for regional communities and the potential that resides within. He continues to seek ways to play an active role in contributing to the improvement of people’s lives across the East Coast of Australia.

He also served as Vice Chairman of the NSW Nationals over 2013-2016.

We’ll also have our Member Spotlights & Awards Updates so make sure you RSVP info@goulburnchamber.com.au BEFORE next Wednesday!

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2017 Goulburn Australia Business Excellence Awards – Nomination form

Have you started nominating Goulburn? The 2017 Goulburn Australia Business Excellence Awards are now open for nominations and self-nominations:

Award categories are –

• Young entrepreneur (age between 18-35 and own or part-own their business CANNOT be Chamber of Commerce Executive Team member)

• Excellence in Innovation
Recognises businesses that have made significant contributions to their industry through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application.

• Excellence in Sustainability
Where sustainability is their core business, based on sustainable initiatives and projects within their business

• Excellence in small business (less than 20 employees)

• Excellence in Business (greater than 20 employees)

• Employer of Choice

• Excellence in Export
The Excellence in Export Award recognises leading examples of businesses that are exporting their products internationally and are forging a strong reputation for Australian products and services in international markets. This applies to businesses that are exporting directly or through a third party.

• Business Leader (age 36+ and NOT a Chamber of Commerce Executive Team member)

• Excellence in Customer Service

• Apprentice/Trainee of the Year

 

Click here to download the nomination form

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