What makes me qualified?

Having been in business in Shepparton for over 30 years, Carl is a strong advocate for the success of the Goulburn Valley. Business success is the key to success and Carl strives to ensure that the Chamber provides opportunities for businesses across the Goulburn Valley.

President’s Welcome

As an ever changing enviroment and nearly 100 years of history I am honoured to lead and serve the business community of the Shepparton region during this time of significant global uncertainty, transition and underlying change throughout the region’s corporate and industrial landscape.

Within this landscape, the region has propelled itself forward through innovation and the reinvention of many traditional business and industry sectors within our region.

Of upmost priority to the Chamber is to deliver value and representation to its members and corporate partners. In particular the Chamber will conintue to strongly support and angage in continuous dialogue with the many micro and small to medium sized businesses in the region.

Sincerely,

Carl Hainsworth,

Shepparton Chamber of Commerce & Industry President

WHAT WE DO FOR BUSINESS IN THE GOULBURN VALLEY

Established in 1920s the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce & Industry is where business connects, and we work to protect, support and encourage business growth and opportunities in the Goulburn Valley.


  • »Resources

    We strive to provide your business with a range of resources to assist you in building and growing your business including:
    GOTAFE – Education and Training
    Chamber Executive & Committees
    VECCI – IR & OHS support and advice
    Greater Shepparton City Council – collaboration
    Shepparton Show Me – collaboration & support
    Tourism Greater Shepparton – collaboration
    Projects to stimulate and grow your business
    Partnerships to strengthen the business community
    Business awards – celebration of business excellence


  • »Networking to help your business grow

    Networking is one of the most powerful and cost-effective forms of marketing your business. Shepparton Chamber of Commerce & Industry offers various networking opportunities through:
    Monthly Chamber Meetings & Events
    Business After Hours Events, hosted by a different business member
    Speed Networking Events


  • »Strong Representation

    Advocacy and support throughout the region for local businesses with:
    Issue resolution – help, listening, lobbying
    Briefings with Council – be in the know, be heard
    Surveying – listening to the voice of business owners
    Business Intelligence – plan, strategise, innovate
    Support for business – shop local
    Industry-focused initiatives


  • »Business Awards

    The annual business awards are proudly brought to you by the Chamber.

    These awards which commenced in 1995 and are held annually, recognise and support local business in the development and promotion of good service and business excellence, culminating in an award Gala dinner.

    Award categories consist of:
    Business Excellence
    Service Excellence
    Tourism Excellence
    Best New Business
    Workplace Training
    Apprentice of the Year
    Trainee of the Year

OUR VISION

To be a membership body of choice for business and industry in the Shepparton region, offering exceptional value to members and partners, being recognised as the leading organisation connecting, promoting, protecting and growing business.