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Membership Renewal 2018-2019 now due

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The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been an integral part of the business community since 1906 and is the Ipswich business body whose primary goal is to connect, inform, and advocate for local businesses in the region. The Ipswich Chamber’s most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community.

Member benefits

  • Opportunities to connect and engage with other members to form strong business partnerships with real value.
  • Advocacy for your business with established business groups both inside and outside the Ipswich region.
  • Stay up to date with all the latest economic and business updates specific to our region.
  • Develop knowledge and business skills through our events with inspirational speakers and workshops.
  • We offer you increase visibility for your business through our member directory, events, newsletters and social media accounts.
  • Help contribute to the growth and future of the Ipswich region.

Renew today to continue the exclusive benefits for your business Your Chamber membership gives you – visit

Chamber Breakfast – George Savvides Former Director Medibank Private & World Vision

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George Savvides – Former Director Medibank Private & Chair of World Vision Australia

George has 25 years of experience in the Australian & NZ health care sector. He was CEO of two successful IPO listings on the ASX, Sigma in 1999 and Medibank Private in 2014. He served as Medibank CEO for 14 years. The Medibank float at the time was the second largest in Australia’s history.

George is currently on the Board of four companies, they include NZX listed Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand’s largest residential aged care provider, Chairman Kings Transport Group Ltd, Chairman Macquarie University Hospital, and the Deputy Chairman of the public broadcaster SBS.

George recently retired as Chairman of World Vision Australia. He also served as Deputy President of the International Federation of Health Plans.

Date:         Friday 3rd August, 2018
Venue:       Ipswich Turf Club, TL Cooney Avenue Bundamba
Time:         6.45am to approx. 8.30am
Cost:           $44 members – $66 non-members

Tickets available at