Your Dubbo 2014, Chamber Breakfast, NRL Footy Train

Your Dubbo 2014, Chamber Breakfast, NRL Footy Train

- Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A warm welcome to the Dubbo Chamber Newsletter.

Thanks for all the positive feedback last week. I’ll have to come up with a special prize for the first person to spot the spelling mistakes I think. The response has been great and really appreciated.

A tad late this week as I needed to finalise some details of the Your Dubbo 2014 promotion - registrations for businesses close Friday the 28th so read below and get in quick. Loads to cover again this week - Your Dubbo 2014, March Networking Breakfast, lots of Members Blasts and events around Dubbo. On with it.

Reminder - Your Dubbo 2014 - Business Registration Deadline COB Feb 28.

Note: Only Registration is required by COB on the 28th. Payments will be invoiced

Your Dubbo is a business development program that will help you better understand your customer market, capitalise on growth opportunities and be operationally successful. Registrations are open to all businesses in Dubbo including retail, professional services, home businesses, light industry, entertainment, trade and commercial businesses.

What’s included?

  • Access to a unique structured business development program from experts in customer service, business management efficiencies, setting goals and digital marketing.
  • Unlimited attendance at all Business Development Workshops.
  • Two customer feedback reports specific to your business.
  • The opportunity to apply for one of three $10,000 Business Development Grants.

Date: COB 28th February, 2014
URL: Your Dubbo 2014 Information

Chamber Time to Breakfast - March 5th, 2014

Our main speaker for this breakfast is Mark Smith from WorkCover NSW, who will talk about the Small Business Rebate Program.

Just by attending the March Chamber Breakfast - you can become eligible for $500 rebate from WorkCover NSW for eligible WHS expenditure.

Please note: In our earlier TFB email, we mentioned it was a Grant. That was incorrect. It is in fact a Rebate. Apologies for any confusion.

Visit the website for more information on the NSW WorkCover Small Business Rebate

Our sponsor for this breakfast is Sandy Dunshea from Fortnum Dubbo, who will give a brief talk on Business Insurance and how to avoid the pit falls.

Join us a the Castlereagh Hotel (see the new renovations), Wednesday March 5th at 7am. Bring your business cards, meet new Dubbo business contacts, and hopefully learn something from our speakers you can take back to your workplace and business.

To attend, please fill visit the Chamber website to register:

Dubbo Chamber Time To Breakfast March 2014

Dubbo Footy Train - What’s Your Offer to 10,000+ Visitors ??

Between 10–15,000 people are expected at Apex Oval on 4th May to watch this years AAMI Country V City game.

Dubbo City Council is creating a suite of offers for visitors which will be downloadable from the Dubbo Website and form part of the promotion of the game and the Dubbo Footy Train.

Contact Madeleine at or 6801 4464 for details. Offers need to be in by Feb 28.

Short Notes:

Congratulations to Tony Dormer being elected new President of the NSW Business Chamber

Dubbo City Council is still seeking feedback on it’s Dubbo City Recreation Strategy. Takes about 5 mins. Closes 28th Feb.

Privacy Act changes - March 2014: Did you know the Privacy Act is undergoing a big change next month?

See these websites for more details:
* OAIC Privacy Law Reform
* Are you prepared for the March 2014 Pricavy Act changes? (

Members Blasts

Christine’s Touch of Beauty - Dubbo

Makeup Styling Workshop with Morgan Bridge

Want to learn tips to enhance your natural beauty? Are you stuck in a make-up rut?

Book in for a makeup styliing workshop with Morgan Bridge - Australian National Napoleon Perdis Event Makeup Artist.

Makeup Styling Workshop with Morgan Bridge
Date: 17th March, 2014
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Venue: Christine’s Touch of Beauty
Pricing: $70 (fully redeemable on Napoleon Perdis products purchased on the day)
RSVP: 02 6884 2888 URL: Christine’s Touch of Beauty

Bosweb Training Program for 2014

Bosweb Systems are offering a range of training sessions throughout 2014.

  • Tuesday “Talk to a T-expert” sessions.
  • Adobe Business Catalyst training.
  • In-house seminars and online webinars covering various Digital Marketing & Social Media strategies.

Bosweb Training 2014
Date: Various Pricing: Various
URL: Bosweb Training 2014

NSW Business Chamber

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

Upcoming NSWBC Webinars - Free

Date Webinar
March 5 New bullying laws - the impacts so far.
March 13 How to make the most of your Chamber membership.
March 18 10 steps to generating qualified leads using LinkedIn.
NSWBC For more information & webinar registration

NSWBC Workplace Update Seminar - Thursday April 3.

Do you have something to promote to Dubbo Chamber Members?

Did you know all Dubbo Chamber members can have up to three free mentions in our Newsletter during the year?

Please provide the written copy, 75–100 words max. Plus relevant details such as Date, Time, Pricing, URL etc. Please don’t send in a graphic that we need to spend time typing out. We can link to your website, Facebook event page etc, so we don’t need every single detail for the newsletter.

Preference will be giving to Members offering a special promotion via the Newsletter . Why not use this platform to promote a new service or special pricing? Be creative and encourage others to engage with you.

Please allow a minimum of 21 days for events, promotions etc.

For Your Diary - Save The Dates

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

Date Dubbo Event
February 28 Your Dubbo 2014 Business Registration Closes
March 5 Time To Breakfast
March 8 Women Out West 19th Birthday Celebration
March 13 Free Workshop - Where The Jobs Are
March 20 Women In Business - March Lunch
April 9 Time To Breakfast
April 24 Women In Business - April Coffee
May 4 AAMI Country VS City Origin Clash
May 9 Dubbo Chamber Golf Day
May 23 Dubbo Annual Show

Renew Your Membership Today for 2014

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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