About the Hinchinbrook Chamber
The Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Tourism strives to facilitate and create economic opportunities for our members and the broader business community.
More importantly, the Hinchinbrook Chamber aims to empower local businesses with the skills, information, representation and support they require to capitalise on each opportunity that arises.
Members enjoy being part of the solution and supporting the community, but there are many tangible benefits provided via membership that businesses can take advantage of.
Advocacy and Representation – “The Voice of Business in the Hinchinbrook Shire”
The Hinchinbrook Chamber advocates to Local, State and Federal Government on issues impacting local businesses and trading conditions.
At election time, chamber hosts Candidate Forums to allow the community to hear from candidates, ask questions and ensure that vital issues receive appropriate consideration.
The Management Committee also represents the business community during the consultation phase of local and regional projects and at relevant events, seminars and workshops.
Access to Information
The Hinchinbrook Chamber disseminates information relating to workshops, events, grants, tenders, mentoring and other business development opportunities in addition to changes to taxation, payroll and human resources.
It is critical that local businesses are equipped with knowledge and the vital skills required to increase their capacity so that they can compete in a constantly evolving world.
Chamber endeavours to serve as a conduit between business and various levels of government and will facilitate the relationships required to provide up-to-date information so that you can run your business effectively.
Networking and Collaboration – “Business Supporting Business”
Relationships play a crucial role in operating a business and networking events provide excellent opportunities to create connections that lead to collaborative and mutually beneficial opportunities.
The Hinchinbrook Chamber hosts regular Networking events including Chamber Connect Coffee Mornings, after-work information sessions and unique Showcase Your Business occasions.
Promoting Local Businesses and Showcasing the Shire
The Hinchinbrook Chamber initiates projects and initiatives that promote local businesses, celebrate excellence and showcase the Hinchinbrook Shire.
Campaigns range from “Buy Local” movements through to drives to increase visitation. These projects are motivated by innovative and market-leading businesses in the shire in addition to world-class attractions and the availability of outstanding, immersive experiences.
It’s important to note that membership is a resource that businesses are encouraged to use. If your business needs information, representation, contacts or support, don’t hesitate to contact us today!