March 5th, 2017 – Customer Service Training- March 16th
Customers may forget what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel!
Ensure your business is delivering top notch customer service and make your business succeed and stand out from the rest!
Register now at: https://gccicustomerservicetraining.eventbrite.com.au
February 20th, 2017 – Gladstone & Mt Larcom 7 Day Makeovers
Mount Larcom and the Gladstone CBD will get people-powered 7 Day Makeovers and Gladstone Regional Council wants you to be a part of it!
International place making expert David Engwicht will help ordinary people create extraordinary places, in just seven days, without endless talk and with all money going into making it happen!
- Give as little as one hour
- There's important jobs for everyone, of all ages and abilities
- Help transform a tired public space into a vibrant community hub
- Have fun
Attend the friendly, fun and free information sessions
For more information, visit the Gladstone Regional Council website: http://www.gladstone.qld.gov.au/7daymakeover
February 15th, 2017 – Fresh offers from FRESH FM
After kicking the Network Meetings for 2017 off with a bang, Fresh FM are continuing to bring the goods!
91.9 Fresh FM are looking after GCCI members with some fantastic advertising packages.
Contact Glenn or Cheryl to discuss your business plans for 2017 or to take advantage of one of Fresh FM's special offers - Ph: 4979 3543
February 14th, 2017 – 2016 Boom, Bust or Reset
The 2016 ‘Boom, Bust or Reset?’ Gladstone Region Business Study is a follow up to the 2014 ‘Boom or Bust’ report and reveals how 253 businesses have coped with the industrial downturn. The study was once again headed up by the Gladstone Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI), with the support of Australia Pacific LNG. Click here to view results of the survey 2016 Boom, Bust or Reset
February 14th, 2017 – 2017 Network Meeting Calendar
Carl is a local business manager with 11 years of professional experience and has completed his CPA and university degree in a Bachelor of Business. He’s recently joined CMM after working in media and content creation for 11 years. The majorityof this time was in senior executive roles within Australian Provincial Newspapers, including his most recent role as General Manager for APN’s largest region in North and Central Queensland. Carl’s background is in finance and it's this business acumen and approachable nature that has enabled him to form genuine relationships with a variety of clients and brands in regional markets.
Rick Hansen has lived in Gladstone for thirty five years and has owned a small business, Clinton Foodworks, for 17 years and more recently, Hansen’s City Food Express, for 2 years. He has held a position as a Councillor on the Gladstone City and the Gladstone Regional Council for seven years. Rick has been a member of the Chamber for over eight years and for the past four years has held the position of President. Rick is driven in the role by his commitment to supporting the very important Small to Medium Business Sector in the region.
Joe Smith is a Client Manager and Senior Accountant at Sothertons. Joe has over 15 years experience in the accounting industry and moved to Gladstone from Scotland in 2007. Using his Chartered Accountant qualification to see more of the world, Joe decided to stay in Gladstone as he loved it so much! Joe works with clients ranging from small sole traders through to large international companies and has a passion for helping business owners in the Gladstone region achieve their goals.
Leeanne Spencer is a local Commercial Banker with ANZ with over 10 years experience working with Small & Medium Enterprises in the Gladstone Region. Leeanne also opened a retail store 2 years ago in Gladstone and is loving it. Leeanne moved to Gladstone when she was 5 years old and have lived and worked in Gladstone most of her life. Leeanne is passionate about helping business owners achieve their dreams and looks forward to working with GCCI to provide valuable services to the local business community.
Natalia is the owner of Natalia Muszkat Photography and has been operating in the Gladstone Region since 2007. The business provides services to a variety of customers, including families, businesses, community organisations and individuals. In addition to running her business, Natalia works for not-for-profit organisation Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours Inc. in a range of community and social projects to enhance the lives of those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds while ensuring the wider community benefits from our Region’s cultural diversity. Natalia has formal qualifications in Business Governance, Workplace Health and Safety, Management and IT.
Tom Kirchner, Store Manager of Gladstone Betta Home Living, has lived in Gladstone all of his life, (with the exception of studying a Bachelor Degree in Rockhampton for 3 years). Tom volunteers time for numerous local organisations such as BTABC (helping organise the local BAM event). Tom is the Chairman for the Gladstone Region Youth Council and has been a GCCI committee member since November 2016. He studies a Bachelor of Business part time and is passionate about small business and the economic development of Gladstone.
Alicia Williams, owner of Locations Estate Agents, is a long time Gladstone resident with a background in business, finance and accounting. In October 2013, Alicia opened her own independent real estate agency, Locations Estate Agents Gladstone. Alicia has been a GCCI board member for a year and is looking forward to helping the committee achieve even bigger, better results for Gladstone’s small business community in 2014.
Active Training Specialists
Address: Shop 2, 221 Dawson Highway, 4680
Amarna Pty Ltd
Address: 4 Wattle Street, Gladstone Q 4680
Address: 86 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 4680
Phone: 49729124 Fax: 49769135
Apprencticeship Support Australia
Address: 66 Aramal Drive, Gladstone 4680
Azure House Pty Ltd
Address: 4/281 J Hickey Ave, Gladstone 4680
Bank of Queensland Gladstone
Address: 57-63 Dawson Highway, Gladstone 4680
Address: 157 Auckland Street, Gladstone 4680
Bay Turf Gladstone
Address: 214 Spring Valley Road, WEST STOWE
Be Cool Ice Supplies
Address: 20 Benaraby Road, Gladstone 4680
Betta Home Living
Address: 4/220 Dawson Highway, Gladstone 4680
Bill Robertson Toyota
Address: 84 Hansen Road, Gladstone 4680
Address: 65 Flora Drive, Gladstone 4680
Boyne Tannum Vet
Address: Shop 1 Booth Avenue Tannum Sands
Butlers Yarwun Quarries
Address: Lot 1 Guerassimoff Rd, YARWUN
Callidus Process Solutions Pty Ltd
Address: 18-20 Ledgar Road, Balcatta WA 6021
Captain Cook College
Address: 3/72 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 4680
Central Apartment Group
Address: 66 Oaka Lane, Gladstone 4680
Central Queensland University
Address: Bryan Jordan Drive, Gladstone 4680
Centre Point Corporate
Address: 136 Goondoon Street, Gladstone 4680
Cooper & Associates Accountants
Cooper McKenzie Marketing
Corporate Protection Australia Group
Address: 2/121 Hanson Road, Gladstone 4680
Address: 3 Prizeman Street, Gladstone 4680
Dirt Cheap Landscaping Materials Pty Ltd
Express Pest Control
Phone: 0419 197 020
Gladstone Area Group Apprentices Ltd
Gladstone Job Skills
Gladstone Office Choice/Park Street News and Gifts
Gladstone Printing Services
Henden's Upholstery and Canvas
Integrative Wellbeing Solutions
Phone: 0400 739 489
Island Sands Investment
McDonalds Boyne Island
McElligotts (QLD) Pty Ltd
Address: 30-58 Benaraby Rd, PAGET
Phone: 4972 4255
Phone: 0422 158 832
Rex Silver Insurance Brokers
Savour the Flavour
Phone: 0458 888 721
Sothertons (Gladstone) Services Pty Ltd
Soundbridge Financial Services
Telstra Business Centre Gladstone
The Bundaberg Enterprise Centre Association Inc T/A Central
The Guinea Group of Companies