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 Afterhours

  • 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

Our members get FREE alliance membership with the NSW Business Chamber.

All Grafton Chamber members receive FREE alliance membership with the NSW Business Chamber.  This alliance strengthens the Grafton business voice with State and Federal organisations through its partnership with the NSW Business Chamber, and all Grafton Chamber members can access a range of free and reduced cost services, advice lines, information, events and conferences. If you are already a member of the NSW Business Chamber, you receive a discount on your renewal while a member of our local alliance Chamber.