Proudly presents the
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
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
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.com BEFORE next Wednesday!