President's Message

 

An Airport the Region Deserves

    ​Stephen Crowe joined us to discuss not only the exciting recent runway expansion announcement but also to provide insight into his career that brought him to his current role as Executive Manager Corporate Affairs, Newcastle Airport. Stephen started his...

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Don’t lay too much ‘Concrete’

    This was one analogy Gus Balbontin used throughout his presentation at McDonald Jones Stadium. Concrete became a solid theme throughout each message and refers to the routine, systems or comfort we unknowingly introduce into our lives daily. From driving...

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Proud to be a Novocastrian

    April was an extra special event for members and guests who joined us on the stunning Autumn day. We were lucky to secure four local entrepreneurs to share their very individual business experiences. The panel included Timberlina - Timber Productions,...

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Opportunity knocks for Newcastle

    Glenn Thornton - Executive Manager Projects, Port of Newcastle, treated members and guests to an insight into the vision for the old BHP Mayfield site – the largest and best-connected vacant port land site on Australia’s East Coast. Originally a local,...

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New Year, New Look!

    Welcome to 2021! And thank you to all that made it to our first event and new location, Marina Views Function Venue. As is tradition, our first luncheon was our annual Mayoral Panel and included Mayor Kay Fraser, Mayor Ryan Palmer, Lord Mayor Nuatali...

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2021 Is Here!

    Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021! I am (cautiously) excited to be the President of the Newcastle Business Club in its 88th year. 2020 was an unpredictable and challenging year that our Past President, Clare Ferguson lead our Club with strength and...

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A Clear Vision of Success

    Our November luncheon was another sell-out, with everyone keen to hear from Bernadette Inglis, CEO of The Newcastle Permanent Building Society. She provided a captivating presentation about her challenging year as leader during unprecedented times....

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Awards, Networking, and an Inspiring Speaker

    Yesterday was a special luncheon as it combined our Annual Newcastle Business Club Awards and Members-Only networking event. We also thoroughly enjoyed hearing from special guest speaker Jessica Koncz. Jessica Koncz the Novocastrian who blew us away with...

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Return to Networking

    I could not be happier with our first luncheon back and it was a delight to see so many members and guests. I am pleased to have had numerous attendees call me to congratulate us on a fantastic event. The Newcastle Jockey Club was a refreshing...

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Innovation in practice

    Wow! What an interesting luncheon focusing on Digital Innovation. Our March speaker Peter Williams was an amazing facilitator and challenged the audience to think digital. Peter shared ideas and thought-provoking examples of companies that are at the...

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