April Guest Speaker Event

On Friday 8th April 2015 we held a fantastic guest speaker event at Club Central Menai.

Topics included:

  • The Federal Budget, what can you expect? – Craig Kelly  Federal MP
  • Local Infrastructure programs – Lee Evans State MP
  • The Future of the Shire – Barry Alchin Shire Biz, building Southern Sydney through collaboration, innovation, & partnership.
  • Outcome of discussions held with Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison and Assistant treasurer and Small Business Minister Kelly O’Dwyer

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June Breakfast Meeting

Peter & Penny hosted our breakfast meeting this month at The Black Olive at Kirrawee.

Joe from EC Credit Control was our guest speaker and Debbie Charlwood won the lucky door prize.








March Lunch meeting Rocksalt Restaurant Menai

Special guest speaker former Test Kangaroo, State of Origin Player, Premiership winner and Clive Churchill Medal receipient Luke Priddis gives us his tips on success in business from what he has learnt from his career as a top level league player and now financial planner and founder of the Luke Priddis foundation which assists families affected by autism.








Christmas Lunch at The Bridge Restaurant & Bar Woronora

We were treated to a fabulous Christmas lunch by one of our newest members Nicole and her staff from The Bridge Restaurant & Bar at Woronora. Thanks again to our major sponsors Club Central Menai and Bank of Queensland Menai.

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ANZAC Memorial Menai

The Menai & Sutherland Districts Business Chamber kicked of fund raising for the memorial today and presented Mayor Kent Johns a cheque for $1,000.00 along with Bangor local Peter Raue Lt Col (Ret)


September Spring Breakfast

Jon & Jane put on a great breakfast this morning at the Boat Shed Woronora and Craig Doyle from the SSED gave us an insight on how they can help your business.

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August 29th 2014 AGM lunch

At our AGM Andrew Manson was reelected as President, Troy Wasson was reelected as Vice President, Jon Bell was reelected as Treasurer, Bibiana Beaupark was elected as Secretary and Jeff Parker has offered his services again on the working committee.

We are still looking for 4 more members to be on the committee. 











NSW Business Chamber South Eastern Sydney Business Awards


The Menai & Sutherland District’s Business Chamber has been named a finalist for the second year in a row.

Winners will be announced at the South Eastern Sydney Business Awards Gala Dinner, held on Friday 25 July at MV Bella Vista, Sydney Harbour.

Taking in the Sydney CBD, Bondi and the Eastern Suburbs; Surry Hills, Redfern, Alexandria, Newtown and the Inner West to Balmain and Leichhardt; Hurstville, Kingsgrove and the Sutherland Shire in the south; the South Eastern Sydney Business Awards celebrate business excellence across a number of diverse regions of Sydney.

Winners from each category in the South Eastern Sydney Business Awards proceed as finalists to the NSW Business Chamber State Awards, to be announced at the State Gala Dinner on 28 November 2014 in Sydney.

June Lunch Meeting Rocksalt Restaurant Menai

33 members & guests enjoyed lunch with Federal Member for Hughes Craig Kelly & guest speaker Louise Taylor who showed us the power of the mind.

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March Support Your Sport Fundraiser for Kookaburra Kids & Sutherland Rotary

118 members & guests made our March luncheon an outstanding success raising just over $800 each for Kookaburra Kids & Sutherland Rotary. Peter FitzSimons had the crowd in stitches & Club Central Menai were outstanding hosts.

Special thanks to the generous business owners that contributed to the raffles;

Colins Butchery Illawong
Bangor Tavern
The Ridge Golf Course
Martin from Aussie Farmers
Party & Cake decorating heaven Menai
Civic Copy Sutherland
Much More Than Coffee Bangor
Grissini Restaurant Menai
Bangor Newsagency
Tyreplus Menai
Hair By Derani Bonnet Bay
BNI Sydney
Personal Blooms
Star Shots Caringbah
Menai Mowers & Landscape Service

Mortgage Choice Menai

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February Breakfast Meeting

Our breakfast meeting this morning was treated to a wonderful guest speaker in Michael Maroney. Club Central Menai was our venue and as always they looked after us splendidly.








ANZAC Memorial Menai

The Menai District has a population of over 30,000 yet no memorial to those who have or are serving in our defence forces. We are planning a memorial to be built on council owned land next to the Library & Community centre. We urge you like our facebook page or email Federal Member for Hughes Craig Kelly or State Member for Menai Melanie Gibbons

The Chamber Out & About

* 17/6/14~ Andrew at the Small Biz Bus that spent the day at Menai Market Place.

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* 21/1/14~ Today Andrew attended NOVA Employment‘s 100 Jobs in 90 Days Official Campaign Launch at the Novatel Brighton Beach. Pictured here with Nova’s Ambassador Paula Duncan AM. NOVA works exclusively with people who have a disability or significant barriers to work and have an excellent record of success and meaningful career development.

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*16/12/13~ Troy & Andrew with Bob Birkhead at 2SSR 99.7 FM.

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* Andrew attended the official opening of the brand new KU Children’s Centre at ANSTO. This outstanding new facility provides child care for ANSTO employees as well as the general public. Overall there are 48 spaces across various ages with the most available spots for 2 year olds, contact Director Bronwyn on 9717 7830


* If you didn’t make our November Breakfast meeting you missed a great guest speaker in Dr Nav. He had one of our highest attended meetings ever enthralled & gave us plenty to think about on our way back to work.
A big thank you to Martin from AUSSIE FARMERS DIRECT & Skye from ANYTIME FITNESS ILLAWONG for the wonderful lucky door prizes.

* Friday 15th November Troy & Andrew at OzTag For Life Charity event for the Mackintosh family and world record attempt.




* Monday 30th September 2SSR 99.7fm interviewed Troy & Bibi2SSR interview Bibi2SSR interview

* Thursday 26th September in the Leader Newspaper Read the article.


Menai District Business Awards 2013

Congratulations to the following member finalists in this years awards;

Colin’s Butchery (Winner Fresh Produce)
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Bangor Community Pharmacy (Health Services)
Love My Home Theatre (Winner Home & Trade Services)
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CGH & Associates (Professional Services)
Belle Property Menai (Real Estate Services)
Manson Property (Real Estate Services)