The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce, emerging from a strategic merger in 2016, carries forward a legacy of half a century dedicated to nurturing local businesses. As the principal advocacy entity, we are committed to driving economic vitality and advocating for the business community's well-being. Our activities span from Tallebudgera to Coolangatta, emphasizing economic growth, sustainable development, and enriching the business landscape. We ensure our members are integral to regional advancements, offering them unprecedented access to insights, government resources, and collaborative opportunities that shape the future of the Southern Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

Everyone is welcome to come along to our meetings and network to build business either as a member or guest.

Vision:

To cultivate the success of the Southern Gold Coast Business Community

Mission:

Fostering improved business conditions through dynamic leadership, we champion sustainable growth, collaboration, and advocacy for local businesses.

Values:

Integrity, Transparency, Community, Innovation and Advocacy

 

Goals and Objectives

The goal of the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce is to provide a leadership role in achieving economic growth and encourage sustainable development of the local area which will enhance and benefit the business community.

Our vision is to empower the Southern Gold Coast business community towards sustainable growth and innovation. We stand as the unified voice for businesses, advocating for conducive policies and initiatives that benefit our diverse membership base. By fostering a culture of integrity, transparency, and proactive engagement, we aim to enhance the overall business climate and ensure sustainable progress. Through regular networking events, strategic partnerships, and advocacy, we are dedicated to being the leaders of Southern Gold Coast Industy, ensuring our region remains a vibrant place for business and community life.

The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce's strategic plan outlines the following Strategic Pillars in supporting the board's management efforts to deliver on the Chamber's vision and mission:

  • Membership:

Focuses on growing the Chamber's membership, ensuring engagement, and delivering value. The Membership Working Group supports this by targeting local business, developing personalized onboarding experiences, and enhancing member retention through engagement strategies.

  • Events/Collaboration:

Aims to create a dynamic calendar of events to foster networking, collaboration, and education. The Events Working Group plays a crucial role in developing these events, collaborating with organizations, and creating networking opportunities to strengthen the Chamber and you Business's impact.

  • Advocacy:

Dedicated to championing the interests of the business community through targeted initiatives and fostering participation in advocacy efforts across multiple bodies. The Advocacy Working Group coordinates these efforts and engages members through educational sessions and workshops.

  • Communications:

Enhancing the Chamber's communication strategies to ensure clear, consistent messaging across multiple platforms. The Communications Working Group is responsible for developing and enhancing a digital presence, and effectively conveying the Chamber's mission, activities, and achievements in order to becomes a trusted source of local business knowlegde.

 

 

Board of Management

Michael Kelly

President

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Zac Revere

Vice President

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Josh Yates

Vice President

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Sarah Galvin

Secretary

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John Forrester

Treasurer

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Mike Remmer

Board Member

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Kristy Oswald

Board Member

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Greg Arnold

Board Member

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Natasha Edwards

Board Member

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Leanne Cohens

Board Member

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Adam Fitzgibbons

Board Member

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Brian McGuckin

Board Member

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Our Valued
Platinum + Gold Members

These members are highly valued for their contribution to the
Southern Gold Coast Chamber.

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