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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

President’s Message

This month we welcome guest speakers’ Dale Cooper, Viva Energy Executive General Manager – Refining, and Rob Mackie Viva Energy – Gas Terminal Project Manager to the Geelong Business Club. Viva Energy has announced its plans to develop an Energy Hub in Geelong with the potential for a natural gas terminal, a solar energy farm, strategic fuel storage... Read more

President’s Message

This month we are delighted to welcome our guest speaker Mr Bernard Dwyer to the Geelong Business Club. Mr Dwyer has been instrumental in the relocation of the Victorian port home of the Spirit of Tasmania vessels from Station Pier, Port Melbourne to Corio Quay in North Geelong, in 2022. The relocation project is an important... Read more

Presidents Message – February 2021

Welcome to a New Year and one, we all trust, will be a year where we can look forward to getting back to business. In 2020, many members journeyed with us through the modified offering of the club from February’s Dinner Meeting to moving to our Zoom platform to host our monthly speakers from April through... Read more

President’s Message June 2020

June Webinar with Powercor Monday 15 June 12:30pm Zoom Meeting ID: 812 983 7970 Your Energy Future Powercor is Victoria’s largest electricity supplier, delivering electricity to over 1.1 million residential households and commercial customers across Victoria. Their distribution costs comprise just 23% of your bill compared to almost 50% in other Australian states. Mark Lindorff is... Read more

President’s Message May 2020

The future of 2020 is looking a lot brighter this month and there are promising signs that restrictions will ease over the next few months. Your Club continues to support you with virtual opportunities to interact with our guests speakers during the GBC Speakers Webinar series, replacing our dinners for now and providing you with Q&A access... Read more

President’s Message – March 2020

Dear Members Thank you to everyone that attended our first meeting for 2020 in February to hear from our guest speaker; Justin Giddings.  Justin gave another interesting insight to the future and the significant growth of Avalon Airport over the last 12 months. We now look forward to a great opportunity to hear from City... Read more