President's Message

 

Making it an experience for your customers, not just a purchase

      Our April luncheon was a packed house, with everyone keen to hear from Phil McAveety, Director Customer Experience of Scentre Group (who manages Westfield – among other things!) He provided a captivating presentation about the approach of their team to look at...

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Great way to start 2018!

Our annual Mayoral Panel was a great way to start the year, with our tickets selling out before the event! In case you missed my message last month, one of the new member benefits is that if you are a member you get access to event tickets 48 hours prior to everyone...

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Celebrating 85 years of Newcastle Business Club

Welcome to 2018! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to be leading the Newcastle Business Club in its 85th year. It is an absolute honour and I am very excited about what we have planned. To be honest I didn’t know if I would ever throw my hat into the ring to be...

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Annual Awards

The November luncheon has always been a favourite of mine as we celebrate the award winners for the year.  The awards have followed an annual tradition where the club has recognised a significant contribution toward the improvement of industry, culture, education,...

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October Luncheon

As the end of year fast approaches it is hard to believe that 2018 is just around the corner. With that in mind, we have opened up our early bird membership for next year! Normally $90 for new members and $75 for renewing members, for those of you who join or renew...

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September Luncheon

Our September luncheon was full of energy with the charismatic presentation from Daniel Hayes.  His beginnings were humble; as a boy he grew up living in a caravan with his brother and single mother.  With one pair of rubber soled shoes, that sometimes melted on the...

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August Luncheon

Ross Bingham captivated us with stories about the families Ronald McDonald House Northern NSW have helped and supported.  Watching the emotion on the faces of the attendees followed by personal experiences was surreal.  There are thousands of families made to feel...

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June Luncheon

If the definition of leadership is to inspire others and provide a positive influence, then Kristen Molloy possesses this in spades. Kristen is the CEO of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC). This organisation is world-class and the envy of many other...

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May Luncheon

One of the most exciting luncheons in recent times. We were pleased to welcome Naomi Simson and Dr Glen Richards of Channel Ten’s ‘Shark Tank’, as our keynote speakers for the May luncheon. They both had us captivated with their individual stories. Followed by our...

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