The Chamber has been able to hold it first breakfast since March this year. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of attendees had to be restricted to 60 and these were filled within 48 hours of being released with a further 20, that wished to attend, unfortunately missing out. The breakfast combined the Chamber’s AGM…
Due to the restrictions on events surrounding the Coronavirus we were forced to cancel this year’s Business Awards Dinner. Fortunately, we were able to finalise the award nominations and conduct our judging prior to the restrictions coming into place. This meant that the Business Awards for 2019 could still be conducted but without holding the Awards Dinner.
Muswellbrook Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing support to its members, and the broader Muswellbrook business community, during the COVID-19 crisis.
As part of this commitment, we have developed a COVID-19 Business Support Hub that provides local, practical and hands on support programs and resources for our members.
The MCCI has now established a Members Only Facebook Group Page. The group allows members to ask questions, share news, provide updates and stay connected with other members.
We encourage all members to join the group via the link below:
Link to: Members Only Facebook Group Page
An attendance of just under 130 was on hand to hear presentations from local mining companies outline their local procurement policies and channels. Representatives from the likes of BHP, C-Res, MACH Energy, Bengalla, Thiess and the Upper Hunter mining Dialogue spoke about their community engagement and procurement.
Recently the Chamber’s Board of Directors were invited on a tour of the Mangoola Coal Operations. The tour included an insight into their open cut operations and rehabilitation programs. Their rehabilitation initiatives in particular deserve recognition and to be congratulated.
Our April Breakfast was moved forward to be in line with the Muswellbrook Cup Day. The theme was around the Equine Industry with guest speakers including Dr Sam Nugent from the Scone Equine Hospital and Scott Brodie a horse expert speaking about re-education of Thoroughbred racehorses after racing.
This mornings Chamber Breakfast was themed “Meet the Candidates’ where we heard from candidates for the seat of Upper Hunter in the upcoming NSW State Election being held on 23rd March. Each Candidate presented their policy positions on issues critical to Muswellbrook & the Upper Hunter.
There was a great turnout for the first Chamber Breakfast of 2019 themed around Retail & Tourism. Guest speakers provided insights and reports on the 2018 Christmas trading period and their thoughts on the year ahead. Big thanks to the Railway Hotel for hosting the event and providing such a great breakfast. Guest speakers included:…