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Entries open for murals art competition

FROM THE CHAMBERS Calling all artists – entries are now open for adult, youth and junior categories in the annual Town of Murals Art Show. Thanks to the many generous sponsors, prize money is offered in all sections. The major $2000 prize is sponsored by Cessnock City Council. Attracting hundreds of artists each year, the competition…

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Calling for Pledges – 2nd phase of ‘Here’s to the Good Life’ campaign

The Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Alliance, including Cessnock City Council, Hunter Valley Wine & Tourism Association (HVWTA) and Singleton Council, has committed to run the ‘Here’s to the Good Life’ cooperative marketing campaign in partnership with Destination NSW (DNSW) for the next 2 years. We are now working towards the launch of the 2nd…

Business Excellence Awards 2019 now open

Nominations for Business Excellence Awards now open!

It’s that time of the year again, time to nominate your business for the Hunter Regions Business Excellence Awards 2019.   Entering your business into these prestigious awards is an incredible opportunity to gain public recognition for the energy you and your team have put into building a solid business.   Unlike other Awards, the…

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From the Chambers – Cessnock and Kurri Chamber of Commerce surveys

Cessnock Chamber of Commerce Survey The Cessnock Chamber of Commerce Committee is currently writing the business plan for the 2019-2020 year. This is the document that our committee works with to judge how we have performed with our programs and events. This year we want to hear what our local business community want to see…

2019 STOMP festival April 28

From the Chambers – Cessnock STOMP Festival, Kurri networking

Cessnock STOMP Festival 2019 – Book your stall! The annual Cessnock STOMP Festival will soon be upon us. Organisers are urging local businesses to ensure they have booked their stall. Due to demand places are becoming limited.   The STOMP Festival is all set for the April 28. If previous years are anything to go by,…

From the chambers – Digital Training

Hunter Region Business Hub will be running the first of its 2019 workshops for digital business skills next week, Tuesday 12 February, 10am-12pm. Entitled ‘make Google fall in love with your website’ it is designed to give you the skills to attract more customers to your website and ultimately to your business. The HUB will…

From the Chambers – Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival

Bringing back the good times… Polish your cars, shine your shoes and get out your best dresses, the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival rock and rolls back into town on the last weekend in March. It’s now been 16 years since the first festival brought the 1950s to life in the streets of Kurri Kurri and…

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From the Chambers – Central Hunter Business Chamber networking breakfast

Calling all businesses. Would you like to network with other local business people? The Central Hunter Business Chamber will host their first networking breakfast for 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, on February 5 from 7am-9.30am. All businesses from across the region are invited to attend. “Come along and learn what’s planned for the…

From the Chamber – Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards

The Hunter Region Business Excellence Awards is the longest running awards in the Hunter. They showcase the region’s businesses that provide outstanding products and services, and are achieving excellence and success.

Networking for business growth

Networking Business Growth   Networking is a vital skill for business growth and sustainability and it is a skill that any business owner can acquire.   Getting that conversation going and making a connection with other people can be tough. Maybe you are shy, or perhaps you are just busy and feel like you don’t…