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WELCOME

The Grafton Chamber of Commerce is a NFP organisation that furthers the Chamber members interests and encourages business and economic growth in the region. Here you will find information about the Grafton Chamber of Commerce.  Information on Projects and Events as well as Regional information that can assist you to do business in the Grafton Area.

Members are encouraged to attend meetings and events, but if unable to attend are kept up to date with current events and agenda items of the Chamber through our Facebook and Emails.  You can quickly and easily subscribe to our eNews by visiting our Subscriptions area.  You may also both Join and/or Renew your Membership via our Membership area. 

The Grafton Chamber of Commerce holds monthly meetings and conducts Networking Events such as Chamber Breakfasts, and Business After Hours which host a myriad of both local and interstate guest speakers. All are welcome to attend.

Why join the Chamber...

  • Looking to expand the network for your business contacts?

  • Seeking information or assistance for your business?

  • Need advise about local business issues?

  • Promote yourself within our strong business community

  • Join our Members Directory

  • Together we are a strong voice for our region

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MEMBERSHIP

Business Membership | $170 p/a

 

  • Must conduct or be involved in a Business within Australia 

  • Allows Member Voting Rights and nominations of Executive Members

  • Automatically registered for Member Updates

  • Invitations to Member Only Events

MEMBERSHIP
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2024 EXECUTIVE

Carol Pachos | President

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Carol has been Practice Manager at Ochre Health Medical Centre Grafton for nearly nine years but has worked across the Health Sector in Grafton for the last 20 years. Carol brings a passion and demonstrated history of effective team management to the executive team. With a strong local family history of community service reaching back across the decades in Grafton she also is committed to her local community and has served her community in various capacities.

2023 EXECUTIVE

SPRING GALA BUSINESS AWARDS

A fantastic opportunity to promote your business whilst celebrating the amazing business community we have here in Grafton.

Entries close Midnight, 12th July 2024.

Click on button below to download entry booklet.

Entry cost per category - Members FREE - Non Members $100

If you have any queries, please contact us at office@graftonchamberofcommerce.org.au

Awards will be presented at our Spring Gala event on 14th September 2024.

Tickets for this event will be available to purchase closer to the time.

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MEMBER SERVICES

The Grafton Chamber supports our members.

As the elected voice of the business community of Grafton and surrounding areas, we advocate and advise local, state and federal Government and organisations about business activity and concerns.  We organise and host many campaigns, activities, regular networking events and invite guest speakers from Government organisations like the ATO, ACCC, WorkCover and other relevant people of organisations of interest to the business person.

The Chamber represents business views on issues and advisory committees dealing with local matters including business rates, the proposed Grafton Bridge and the Summerland Way promotion committee.  All members receive discounted rates on all Chamber activities, a regular newsletter, updates on matters relevant to their business and access to local information, contracts and networking through their Executive Officer.

 

The Grafton Chamber supports the local business community.

The Grafton Chamber produces a free newsletter for all businesses in our community - just email us to be added to the mailing list. We assist many local organisations provide events, including the Spring into Skinner committee, Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards, Jacaranda Festival, as well as local business, community and charity groups planning events or activities like Christmas events, Grafton Crazy Day and local school work experience placements.  We develop with other businesses activities and reports to benefit the whole community like CCTV consultations, Grafton Career Expo, meet the Candidates nights and professional and specialist speakers.  All businesses are welcome to attend Chamber events and activities.

 

Some of the many projects the Chamber has been involved with over the years:

 

  • Christmas Wrapping                                                                  

  • Grafton Crazy Day

  • Careers Expo and Network events                                          

  • Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards

  • Closed Circuit Television – CCTV Project                              

  • Country Week Expo

  • Business Retention and Expansion Program                       

  • Skinner Street Streetscape Master Plan

  • South Grafton Business & Retail Development                    

  • Heritage Trail / Deck                                            

  • “Meet the Candidates” nights (Local, State & Federal)        

  • Business After Hours

  • Workshops by Work Cover & other government agencies  

  • Sponsor Grafton TAFE Awards

  • Community Crime Prevention – Street Cruise project        

  • Clarence Ahead

  • "Grafton Dollars" shop local campaign                                   

  • First Clarence Valley Baby born in 2007

  • Alcohol Controlled Zones in Grafton CBD                              

  • Clarence Valley Council Industrial Land Audit

  • Grafton Chamber of Commerce & Industry Race Day         

  • July Races window Decoration Competition

  • GCCI Country Energy Xmas Light-Up Competition              

  • Input to the State Plan-A New Direction for NSW

  • Liaison with CV Council & RTA (eg: Prince Street Upgrade, Grafton Bridge)

  • Liaison with RTA and State Government re Pacific Highway upgrade

  • Consultation and Input to Regional Development Plans.

  • Input to the “State Plan – A New Direction for NSW”

  • Save the Grafton Agricultural Research & Advisory Station

  • International Women's Day Events

  • Spring Gala

  • Spring Gala Business Awards

MEMBER SERVICES

 MEMBER DIRECTORY

ABFAB TOURS

www.abfabtours.com.au | 0417 248 540

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2023 MEMBER DIRECTORY
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