Scone Chamber named finalist in Hunter Business Chamber Awards
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Scone Chamber named finalist in Hunter Business Chamber Awards

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Scone Chamber of Commerce has been nominated as a finalist in the Hunter Business Chamber Awards for the Local Chamber of the Year Award.

Hunter Business Chamber President, Ross Taggart, said today that the 10 categories in the Hunter Business Awards, sponsored by Gradschool at the University of Newcastle, would be presented at a gala function at Wests, New Lambton on 7 August.

“The finalists reflect the diversity of business in the Hunter and the determination to succeed in a struggling economic climate. We received a record number of entries this year,” Mr Taggart said.

President Peter Hale said “The Chamber is honoured to be named as a finalist in the Hunter Business Awards. The work of the committee and Executive Officer over the past year to revitalise the chamber has been the main reason for the nomination. The establishment of the Member benefits scheme in alliance with the NSW Business Chamber and the reestablishing of Breakfast meetings and networking functions has seen membership restored and growing.”

The finalists for the Local Chamber of the Year Award are:

  • Scone Chamber of Commerce
  • Bulahdelah Chamber of Commerce
  • Singleton Chamber of Commerce
  • Dungog Chamber of Commerce