The Bellingen Chamber of Commerce (BCoC) is a business and social network that provides many benefits to members.
We hold regular business breakfasts and dinners with keynote speakers addressing a wide range of topics of interest to business and which provide excellent networking opportunities.
As a recent innovation members can coordinate these events giving you the opportunity to promote your business and raise awareness.
Our benefits include:
-FREE Website Advertising on the Member’s Business Card page!
-Discount on all BCoC Events including business breakfasts and dinners
-Opportunity to get actively involved in general community and business community projects – wherever your passion lies
-Direct access to senior management and councillors at Bellingen Shire Council – chamber works closely with council in numerous projects as well as making representation of behalf of members in some specific cases
-Discounted training opportunities
-Numerous networking opportunities
-Opportunities to give or receive support to or from other local businesses
-Opportunities for subsidised sustainable business practice training or capital improvements
-Free or reduced rate for use of chamber resources, for example PA system
Bellingen Chamber Members are also offered ‘affiliate membership’ with the NSW Business Chamber (NSWBC) free of charge.
Affliliate NSWBC membership benefits include:
-Limited “Ask Us How” Business Guides
-Limited Business Legal Toolkit
-Limited access to business tips and support information in member only area
-Free trials to WorkPlace info and WorkPlace OHS (14 days)
-Local Chamber Members rates on limited products and services
-3 x workplace IR advice calls per year
-Local Chamber Member rates on events
-Opportunity to obtain full NSWBC Membership at a discounted rate on condition of retaining Local Chamber membership
-Eligible to apply for NSWBC grants, for example flood damage
As with any organisation strength lies with numbers. We rely on membership fees for a large part of our income. The more members we have, the more services we can provide.
We are a not for profit incorporated association, and our sole purpose is to support and grow the Bellingen business community, and to benefit the broader community of Bellingen, the Bellingen Shire and the Coffs Coast.
At $120 per 12 months, this is a great investment both in your business and the community as a whole.
Get involved and find out for yourself.