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The Innisfail Chamber holds General Meetings each Month

Meetings follow an agenda, and often include a guest speaker who reports to guests concerning their fields of expertise.   The idea is to have members of the Chamber get together in a positive, vibrant atmosphere where constructive input is encouraged.

The Next Meeting of the Chamber
is the AGM

 Tuesday 16 August – 6:00pm for 6:30pm
at Brothers Leagues Club, Ernest St, Innisfail
The AGM is a Dinner Meeting
Members  $25,  Non-Members $30

Obtain 2016/2017 Committee Nomination Form
Only financial members can vote at the AGM

If you are unable to attend this meeting, but would like to register your vote
please use this Proxy Form

You are welcome to invite persons who may share an interest with the Chamber’s activities.

Please RSVP by 14 August, to  secretary@innisfailchamber.com.au,  or
Phone/Text Nikki Lemonis:  0497 112 990  |  07 4061 9884

AGENDA

  • Start meeting at 6:30pm
  • Welcome
  • Apologies
  • Minutes of previous annual general meeting
  • President’s Report
  • Auditors Report
  • 2015-2016 Committee ‘stands down’ and the Returning Officer ‘takes over’.
  • Election of Office Bearers & Committee
  • Returning Officer ‘hands over’ to the 2016-2017 Committee
  • General Business
  • Appointment of Auditor
  • Setting and Confirmation of Membership Fees
  • Life Members
  • Other
  • Close meeting

 

MENU

Alternate Drop

Main Course
   *  Chicken Stack – Grilled chicken topped with a rasher of bacon and avocado served with salad and chips

   *  Mini Rump Steak – Cooked Medium (due to numbers) served with our Dianne sauce, and salad and chips

   *  Crumbed or Grilled Fish – served with lemon, tartare sauce, and salad and chips

Dessert
   *  Homemade Apple Crumble – served with warm custard

   *  Homemade Pavlova – served with strawberries and cream

 

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2016 Christmas Shopping Promotion

Expressions of Interest

The CBD Christmas Shopping Committee is seeking preliminary expressions of interest from the businesses of Innisfail to partake in this year’s Christmas raffle.

This year’s major prize will be a new car whose value will be determined by the participation of local businesses.

While a lot of details are yet to be finalised the anticipated rules are a follows:

  • Start date 1st of September
  • Draw Date 17th December (Shopping Night)
  • From the 1/09 to noon 17/12 a spend of over $50 in participating businesses will earn 1 entry
  • From Noon 17/12 to 7pm a spend of over $50 in participating businesses will earn 2 entries.

Businesses with a average spend of less than $50 are encourage to use a loyalty card system to accumulate the total spend required to earn an entry.

Each ticket will have provision for a delegate to be nominated at time of earning the entry, either the delegate or the ticket holder must be present at the draw.

The draw will be conducted 8.30pm 17/12/2016.

Business eligible to participate must be in the boundaries of the Innisfail Chamber of Commerce.

Cost to participate:

  • For existing Chamber members $250*
  • For non Chamber Members $350* which includes a chamber membership 

*Please note these amounts are preliminary and depend on the uptake buy local businesses

We envisage the vehicle being purchased around June so we would require commitment and payment prior to 31/05/2016.

Please respond to projects@innisfailchamber.com.au      

The CBD Christmas Shopping Committee is seeking preliminary expressions of interest from the businesses of Innisfail to partake in this year’s Christmas raffle.

This year’s major prize will be a new car whose value will be determined by the participation of local businesses.

While a lot of details are yet to be finalised the anticipated rules are a follows:

  • Start date 1st of September
  • Draw Date 17th December (Shopping Night)
  • From the 1/09 to noon 17/12 a spend of over $50 in participating businesses will earn 1 entry
  • From Noon 17/12 to 7pm a spend of over $50 in participating businesses will earn 2 entries.

Businesses with a average spend of less than $50 are encourage to use a loyalty card system to accumulate the total spend required to earn an entry.

Each ticket will have provision for a delegate to be nominated at time of earning the entry, either the delegate or the ticket holder must be present at the draw.

The draw will be conducted 8.30pm 17/12/2016.

Business eligible to participate must be in the boundaries of the Innisfail Chamber of Commerce.

Cost to participate:

  • For existing Chamber members $250*
  • For non Chamber Members $350* which includes a chamber membership 

*Please note these amounts are preliminary and depend on the uptake buy local businesses

We envisage the vehicle being purchased around June so we would require commitment and payment prior to 31/05/2016.

Please respond to projects@innisfailchamber.com.au   

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INNISFAIL CHAMBER: INFO

If you are a member of the Chamber, please check your entry in the directory and if it needs updating please forward the information to secretary@innisfailchamber.com.au so that changes can be implemented.

As a Chamber we are reliant on our members for their input, assistance and direction in order that our actions and projects improve the economic viability of the business community. The more members, the greater the input and potentially, the better the outcome.

To join, please complete the online form below. Annual membership is $165 due in July, lower rate if joining mid-year. Please contact the Secretary for more information.

The Innisfail Chamber unites with businesses investing in the future of our
community.

Membership Services and Benefits

• Monthly meetings, providing a forum to exchange ideas and information. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month with dinner meetings.
• Regular information emails and updates. Stay informed of what’s going on in the district.
• Marketing and advertising opportunities. Market your business and advertise your special offers quickly and cheaply within the membership and the community.
• Networking opportunities. Meetings, functions and events.
• Opportunities to participate in community and business events as they arise.  Festival of Innisfail, Awards Gala, Carols by Candlelight, Shop Local campaigns.

Business and Community Services

• Active in district Economic Development to attract new industry and business.
• Liaising with local council and providing information and advice about rates, services and business issues
• Promotion of tourism to the region.
• Provides a strong voice for pro-business policies at the local, state and federal level.
• Encourages public to shop locally.

Go to the “Join the Chamber” page to join online now!