Geelong Business Club Inc. News

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

President’s Message – November 2019

Welcome to November. I trust many of you got to enjoy the Geelong Cup as part of the Spring Racing Carnival . We were privileged with a picture perfect day which brought many of the region’s business owners to the Racing Club. The October meeting was a great opportunity to hear from Denis Rose. We... Read more

President’s Message – July 2019

Farewell Gavin Seidel June 2019 was a significant month for The Geelong Business Club., as we said farewell to Gavin Seidel, who retired after an impressive eight years as The Club’s Executive Officer. On behalf of all Club and Committee Members past and present, I would like to thank Gavin for his diligent service. Thanks to Gavin’s smooth... Read more

Membership Update June 2019

Membership & Dinner Rates for 2019-20 The committee remains in discussion with the Geelong Football Club in relation to our catering options for 2019-20. This has delayed the opportunity to advise members of rates for the upcoming financial year. In the interim we ask members to be patient as the committee endeavor to find the... Read more

Presidents Message June 2019

Dear Members The election of our Prime Minister and federal parliament has transpired and as I mentioned in the previous newsletter that whatever your preference or political persuasion, let’s hope for the benefit all concerned we have strong effective government that stimulates prosperity for business and individuals alike.On another note, it’s that time of year... Read more