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Abbie Widin WIB, Real Estate Breakfast

- Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Welcome to your Dubbo Chamber Newsletter - Badiya!

99 days till Christmas!! Have you prepared your marketing, sales, promotions? As much as we like to laugh at stores putting out Xmas decorations this early, it’s now that people start shopping in earnest. Don’t leave it too late.

Maybe start planning what you will do over the Xmas break, if it’s a quiet time for you? What will you work on - better procedures at work, fix up your website, think about refreshing your store? What would like to be doing different in 2015?


Women In Business Lunch - September 18 - Abbie Widin: Charge What your Worth.

Sponsor: Seed Business Solutions

Guest Speakers: Abbie Widin - One Extra Zero

Would you like to have a dose of business inspiration and be challenged to take a look at your business model and where you’re going?

  • Do you struggle to position your value in the marketplace?
  • Do you feel as if you give away too much?
  • Has it been some time since you looked at your prices?

If you’re like the majority of women who feel that they over-deliver and under-charge, then you’re going to want to discover how to uncover your value and charge what you’re worth.

Abbie Widin is brought to Dubbo with help from The Quality Inn

Join us at Sticks and Stones Pizza Cafe on Thursday, September 18.

Book Now: Women In Business Lunch


Chamber Breakfast - October 1 - Real Estate Institute.

Sponsor: NSW Business Chamber

Guest Speakers: Rod Crowfoot

Rod Crowfoot will then give the annual talk on Development in Dubbo on behalf of the Real Estate Institute.

Building on the success of the Chamber’s 10 Big Ideas to Grow NSW and NSW Deserves Better campaigns Unfinished Business: Towards 2015 and beyond identifies the key priorities for business that the State Government needs to address over the next eight months, and in the next term whichever party forms Government.

Join Luke Aitken, NSW Business Chamber Senior Manager, Policy as he delivers a short address on the NSW Business Chamber’s Unfinished Business Campaign.

The REI breakfasts are always extremely popular and I’d suggest booking early again for this one.

Venue for this breakfast is the Savannah Room at the Zoo.

Book Now: Dubbo Chamber Time To Breakfast


Orana Mutual Community Partnership Awards

A big thanks to our local Orana Mutual who presented Dubbo Chamber of Commerce a cheque for being a values part of the community at their awards presentation.

Many other local organisations were also recognised and we hope to have a more detailed report in the next Newsletter.

Thanks Orana Mutual.


Recent New Chamber Members 2014

Some more new members that have joined the Chamber recently.

Welcome to them all - please support your fellow members.


Short Notes:

Dubbo TV Channel Retune
Some TV channels are changing their frequency as the final step in the move to digital-only TV. You’ll need to retune your TV, set-top box or digital recorder when these changes happen in your area. If you don’t, you won’t be able to receive all free-to-air digital TV channels.

2014 National Red Tape Survey
Together with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), the NSW Business Chamber invites you to participate in the 2014 ACCI National Red Tape Survey to tell us the burden that red tape and regulatory compliance is having on your business. Survey closes Oct 7.

Graffiti Removal Day
Graffiti Removal Day is being held on 26th October 2014 and they are currently encouraging members of the public to volunteer to work on the day as well as nominate sites that require cleaning.


Members Blasts


Dream Festival - Dream Artist of the Year Award Luncheon

The Artist of the Year Award Luncheon (Proudly presented by Dubbo Printing Works) is a prestigious awards event. The award acknowledges a selected artist’s accomplishments and achievements during their career. The DREAM award, which was established in 2012, was created to, not only acknowledge the talent of an individual artist, but to raise awareness about our local talent; our region’s art community; and all the successful artists emerging from the local community.

2014 DREAM Artist of the Year Recipient have now been announced. Ella Havelka, Dancer will receive this year’s award.

At the award ceremony luncheon, the selected artist’s story will be told and celebrated.

Luncheon: Sunday, 21st September. 1:30pm Arrival. One 7 Eight Restaurant, Dubbo RSL.

See Dream Artist of the Year Award Luncheon for more information.


Crowe Horwath seminar - Discover Strategies to fund your Retirement Plans

Join us at the Super Income Stream Strategies Seminar and hear from our advisors on the ways you can get started. At this seminar, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of superannuation income streams.
  • Learn about the various tax components of an income stream.
  • Discover various pension strategies and how they apply.
  • Learn more about Centrelink changes effective 1 January 2015

Registration is essential to secure your seat. Call 6883 5600 before September 25.

Seminar: Monday 29th September, 12:15pm. Crowe Horwath, 2 Commercial Ave.


Dubbo’s Salad Run.

Dubbo’s Salad Run at 129 Macquarie St would like everyone to know they now do catering. Call them on 6885 3046 for details.

At salad run, we are committed to bringing you the freshest, most innovative food option in Dubbo. Our aim is to rock your healthy eating world! Our motto is “fast food made healthy and fun”. At salad run we are committed to our motto and our passion for creativity and innovation.


NSW Business Chamber

Did you know all Dubbo Chamber of Commerce members also get affiliate membership with NSW BC?

Upcoming NSW BC Webinars

Date Webinar
Sept 17 WorkplaceInfo Webinar on Developing/Retaining Staff
Sept 25 Tips on getting free media publicity
Oct 1 Understanding Social Media in China
Oct 9 The secret formula for webinar presentations
Oct 14 HRAdvance Webinar on Leave
Oct 21 How to step up and overcome your fears using the power of the media
Oct 24 Marketing for Manufacturers
NSW BC For more information & webinar registration

For Your Diary - Save The Dates

For more details and events, please see the Dubbo Chamber Business Events Calendar.

Date Dubbo Event
Sept 18 Women In Business Lunch - Abbie Widin
Sept 21 Dream Artist of the Year Award Luncheon
Sept 24 Orana Mutual 2014 Rhino Awards Cocktail Party - Finalists Announced
Oct 1 Chamber Breakfast - Real Estate Institute
Oct 13–25 Dubbo Dream Festival
Oct 16 Women In Business - Coffee Connect
Oct 24 Orana Mutual 2014 Rhino Awards Gala Dinner

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Join the Dubbo Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc.

Have you renewed your Dubbo Chamber Membership for 2014 - or still thinking about joining?

Click Here to renew your Membership today, or Contact our members services officer, Toni Beatty, to discuss joining the Dubbo Chamber.


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2014/20 September 16.

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