BGCCI Update from the CEO

This has been an incredible first month with BGCCI – it is an honour to be appointed into this position. Thank you to the Executive Committee for trusting me to represent our local businesses and build a strong and vital community. I have been getting out and about meeting with our members and key stakeholders.

October Update from the President

Following the great success of our Business After Hours event in September, here are some further highlights from Albemarle At Kemerton near Bunbury, Albemarle are constructing a lithium hydroxide processing plant, representing US$1+B investment by Albermarle in the South West Region. Although new to Western Australia, Albemarle is a well-established global company, with strong values

CEO Update for September 2020

This article bookends my time as the CEO of the BGCCI. The organisation has gone through significant change over the last three years and I leave the organisation a vibrant and relevant organisation. I will not be disappearing entirely as my new role will ensure that I will continue to utilise the CCI network across

AGM 2020 Report from the CEO

I have been speculating how I may be able to describe the last financial year without uttering the words Corona Virus, I realised it was impossible so I thought I would get it out of the way early. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything we thought we knew about difficult economic conditions. Like the businesses

AGM 2020 Report from the President.

History will affirm that this has been an extraordinary period and a year unlike any other we have experienced before.  We have witnessed catastrophic events and an ongoing economic crisis across the world precipitated by successive waves of the COVID 19 Pandemic.  As a Nation and more particularly as a State we have had lower

July update from the President

It has been encouraging to see the increased energy and activity in many of our business sectors and communities over this past month, especially so in our retail and hospitality sectors which have been struggling for so long. However, there are still major sectors being impacted by the lack of visitors, tourism and significant sports

Update from the CEO

It has been encouraging to see our community coming back together to support our business community, especially those hardest hit by the shutdowns. It was terrific to see restaurants filled to their new restricted capacity over the last month. Our accommodation providers have reported a big upswing in occupancy rates since the travel restrictions were

March Update from the CEO.

There is no doubt that we are currently experiencing a worldwide medical emergency with the Covid-19 pandemic and the rapid escalation of cases and community infections in Western Australia and Australia. As a result of the movement restrictions, business closures and preventative measures taken, we are experiencing an economic downturn on a scale we have

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