From the Chambers March 2018

Published on Mar 13, 2018

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 From the Chambers March 2018


With so much happening around our region, read our latest newsletter to stay up-to-date about the important information affecting your business with our Chambers March 2018 newsletter.

Cessnock Chamber of Commerce

Ben Ean Cessnock STOMP Festival

The Ben Ean Cessnock Stomp Festival was launched on the 20th February at Ben Ean Winery. Like minded businesses gathered to network, celebrate and enjoy the hospitality of the Launch.


8th April 2018 the Cessnock Chamber of Commerce is expecting around


15000 people to attend the Ben Ean Stomp Festival. This is the 3rd year of the now annual event that has an economic impact of around $3million in to the local economy.


The Cessnock GREAT Stomp will take place centre stage right in the heart of Cessnock CBD. The Festival will also showcase some of the regions best wineries, there will be food, markets, kids rides, entertainment, music and much more.


The festival bring Cessnock and the Wine Region together to promote our local area. There is truly something for everyone at the Ben Ean Cessnock STOMP Festival.



Networking Opportunities


Over the coming 6 months the Cessnock Chamber of Commerce will be trialling new concepts for members and like minded businesses to network, share and learn from each other. Traditionally the Cessnock Chamber of Commerce networking events have been breakfast which have been very successful for many years.


Over the coming 6 months the Chamber will other a range of networking through breakfast and evening events.


We would love to hear from you about your thoughts on having evening networking meeting. If you are interested in hosting a breakfast or evening network meeting, we would love to hear from you. Please email


Towns With Heart

The Nostalgia Festival is back!

The annual Kurri Kurri Nostalgia festival will kick off on Saturday 24 March and continue through to Sunday 25 March along Lang and Barton Streets and into Rotary Park.

The festival is packed with entertainment including the Rock N Roll Express, a Retro High Tea, the High School Prom Dinner Dance and Burlesque Idol Australia 2018.

Get ready for feathers to fly at the grand finale of the 5th National Burlesque Idol Australia competition, as part of the annual Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival.

Created to help support emerging talent, Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam-packed with talent, humour and audience participation. From glamorous Vegas-inspired showgirls to comediennes who will have the whole room laughing, to poets, opera singers, and so much more, Burlesque Idol celebrates all forms of burlesque, creating a unique night of entertainment.

This year brings Shannon’s Show and Shine, the Retro Market and Best Dressed competitions, so shimmy into this years fabulous Nostalgia festival.


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