Welcome to the February edition of the voice, Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce’s eNewsletter. This month we deliver information on exciting things happening in our city and extend an invitation to you to participate in our annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Day. We hope you find the content informative and we look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming Chamber events.

   Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a luncheon and meet the Sydney Swans!

A presentation not to be missed…
Wednesday 14 February
12.00pm – 2.00pm
Opal Cove Resort
$49 per person including buffet luncheon
Read more here, click here to RSVP.

Proud event sponsor: 


2018 Chamber of Commerce Mbt Lawyers Annual Golf Day

Bookings are now open for the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Mbt Lawyers Annual Golf Day on Thursday 1 March at Bonville Golf Resort.
This event is popular amongst the local business community and typically a sell-out, so don’t miss out and book a place today!
For more information and package details click here.

Proudly sponsored by:

Bonville & Coffs set for Women’s Best

Coffs Harbour will be the home of Australia’s newest professional golf tournament for the next five years – The Australian Ladies Classic to be played at Bonville Golf Resort 22 – 25 February 2018.

The following week, the Women’s NSW Open will return to the ALPH calendar for the first time since 2015, to be played at Coffs Harbour Golf Club. More than 16,000 domestic and international visitors are expected to travel to these events to see the world’s best female athletes in action.

Several event sponsorship packages are available to suit any budget, please contact Garth for more information.



Cultural & Civic Space – New Central Library and Regional Gallery


You may well have heard the news that exciting plans for a new cultural and civic building on Gordon St are underway. The building will be the centre of a new community space in the heart of our city. It will be inclusive, attractive and welcoming to all.
Have you registered for the latest updates on the project? Find out more here.
Please take the time to give feedback on the architectural concepts for the new facility when they become available soon.





Peak Performance – Jump start your ‘A’ game in 2018!

On Wednesday 14 February, Business By Design will be hosting a Peak Performance Workshop. An invitation to attend this event has been extended to all Chamber members.
Click here for more information.

‘Managing Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace’ – FREE Event


Are you a progressive Employer, Manager, Safety Professional, Health & Safety Representative or Team Member and want to know more about your obligations for managing Drugs and Alcohol in the workplace?
The Coffs Coast Safety Network is hosting a FREE networking event on Wednesday 21 March from 9.00am – 11.00am at C.ex Coffs. Click here for more information.


$14,000 in School Rewards to be won!

Our Platinum Partner, Park Beach Plaza is giving shoppers the opportunity to WIN for your school! By supporting this great initiative many local schools will have the chance to receive some fantastic products that will be used for the wider benefit of students. Click here for more information.




Save the date for our March Networking Breakfast with Ben Pettingill


We’re delighted to announce that Ben Pettingill will be speaking at our March Chamber Breakfast. Ben lost 98% of his eyesight overnight at age 16, yet he discovered true & limitless vision, allowing him to see
clearer than ever before. Click here to watch more of Ben’s story.




Tips for creating a Customer Service Strategy


Having taken out the gong for Customer Service Experience of the Year at the 2017 Optus My Business Awards, LegalVision’s head of client care, Jacqueline Fearnley, shares her opinion and tips for creating a winning customer service strategy.

Click here to read Jacqueline’s article as featured on mybusiness.com.au.




Bin Trim grants for small to medium sized businesses



The NSW Environment Protection Authority is offering Bin Trim grants of between $50,000 to $400,000 to councils and other organisations to assist small to medium-sized businesses with waste assessments.
Round 3 grants are now open – councils, businesses, not-for-profits and state government agencies can apply, click here for more information.





Does your business have a great story? We want to hear it!


We’d love to hear your business success story (and put you in the spotlight!). If you have something you’d like featured in our future newsletters or you’d like to share at our Chamber events, please contact us via email.
We’d love to showcase your business and foster collaboration opportunities and learning and growth among our local business community.






The Chamber acknowledges the support and commitment from our various sponsors.
Our Platinum Partners:

                 Park Beach Plaza Logo                       CEX Group Logo                Southern Cross University Logo