President's Message

 

From Sports to Business – Game-Changing Insight

    Our July luncheon tackled the topic of the Business of Sport. Our guest speaker, Rod McGeoch enthralled our guests with tales and wisdom from his stellar career as a sports administrator, passionate Hunter Valley advocate and legal professional, including from his...

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Shining a Light on the Stars in our Region

    Celebrating the businesses and individuals among us who are going above and beyond, and sharing their stories with the business community, is the very essence of our Newcastle Business Club awards. Established in 1975 the core purpose of the awards is to recognise...

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Healthy Business, Healthy People

    Our May Luncheon was attended by a very healthy crowd. I had been looking forward to this luncheon, so keen to hear from our expert panel. Each of them shared from their respective areas of expertise, some strategies and measures that we can introduce into our...

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Q&A with Hilton

    Our April Luncheon was booked to capacity. A broad mix of business people had turned out with the expectation of listening, learning and enjoying some great networking. There was a real buzz in the room as Hilton Grugeon AM, one of Newcastle and The Hunter’s most...

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Blazing Your Trail

    Our second luncheon for the year was one of those events where no one seemed to want to leave. It was a warm March day and I had the pleasure of sitting with Grant Walmsley as he shared experiences from the many different arenas he has found himself in over the...

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First luncheon for 2019

    Our first NBC luncheon for 2019 was a beautiful day beside a glorious harbour view, hearing from three of our region’s LGA leaders. Under the guidance of ABC Newcastle’s Dan Cox, our guests shared insights into their roles, achievements, plans and priorities. They...

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Welcome back!

    Welcome to the first edition of Vision for 2019, the monthly e-news from the Newcastle Business Club. I trust after a break over Christmas/New Year, whether short or long, you feel refreshed and ready to take on the challenges and opportunities to grow and thrive...

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Standing out in a busy marketplace

    Honesty and frankness were the cornerstones of the presentation from Grant Blackley, our November luncheon speaker. As the CEO and Managing Director of Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) Grant is at the cutting edge of a rapidly changing space – the media. What was...

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Look after your people and yourselves

Mental Health Month is observed in October throughout New South Wales with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. Thanks to our sponsor Westpac, and our supporter, Everymind, we were...

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You can’t be what you can’t see

    The September luncheon involved a bit of fangirling on my part, as I got to host Liz Ellis. Like many of my generation I grew up playing Netball (for those of you wondering, Wing Attack was my position) and Liz is clearly a superstar of the sport. Thanks to our...

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