Geelong Business Club Inc. News

60th Gala Dinner Photos Now Available

Click here to access photos from the 60th Gala. Kindly supplied by GBC member Pam Hutchinson  Read more

President’s Message

  As we herald in the close of the calendar year it was delightful to return to our face-to-face meeting format for our November dinner. There was a great deal of energy in the room as members were truly excited to see each other. Pleasing for the business community is Victoria’s vaccination rate has reached 90%.... Read more

Presidents Message

I am very much looking forward to our November Meeting when we can again meet in person at GMHBA Stadium. This month we will hear about one of Geelong’s most recognisable entertainment venues – The Palais Theatre Geelong, and its multi-million-dollar redevelopment. General Manager and one of Australia’s leading theatre practitioners, Robert Cuddon, and Palais... Read more

GBC October Virtual with Tamsin Lawrence

If you missed last night’s meeting, Tamsin Lawrence from Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry clarified who is impacted and what employers need to do to abide by current health orders. Because of the significance and potential repercussions a business could face if found to have unvaccinated workers on site, we would strongly encourage you... Read more

Presidents Message

Greetings, we are encouraged that the State is quickly pushing to achieve the 80% vaccination rate that will allow us to return to our dinner meetings in the future. This month, with only limited numbers allowed for events, our October meeting with special guest speaker Tamsin Lawrence from the Australian Chamber of Commerce will be... Read more

September Virtual Meeting – Joseph Healy, Co- founder and CEO of Judo Bank

As we were in the middle of another state lockdown the Geelong Business Club went virtual. We invited members of the Geelong Business Community to be our guests and hear from our major drawcard in accounting, banking & finance world in Joseph Healy Co-founder and CEO of Judo Bank.   Read more

Presidents Message

This month we welcome Tamsin Lawrence, Deputy Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Workplace Relations team. COVID-19 is continuing to challenge businesses everywhere with employers and businesses needing to stay on top of the latest public health orders and manage their workforce within the constraints of a global pandemic. Tamsin will share her... Read more

President’s Message

This month we welcome guest speaker Gail Rodgers, CEO Geelong Community Foundation.  Gail will provide an insight into the ‘Geelong Funders Collaborative’ and other collective projects that promote philanthropy and strengthen the work of local community organisations and the important impact it has for Geelong. We are excited to announce that this month marks the... Read more

President’s Message

This month we welcome guest speaker – Brett Ince, Executive Director of Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine. Brett has been a pivotal player in promoting tourism in the region and together with his team are working hard to sustain and grow the industry. We look forward to hearing from Brett and the plans they have... Read more

President’s Message

Join us this month as we welcome back Braith Cox, Chief Commercial Officer of the Geelong Football Club. The AFL has demonstrated remarkable flexibility handling the challenges of COVID-19 in Season 2020, and Braith will give us insight into the state of the Cats following COVID, plus an overview of the year ahead and future... Read more