Events

Business After 5 – TAE Aerospace

TAE Aerospace 1 Jet Place, Bundamba, Queensland

Back by popular demand!  See for yourself what advanced engineering looks like at our next BA5 at TAE Aerospace where we’ll take a tour of their incredible facility! TAE Aerospace at Bundamba is the largest Gas Turbine Maintenance Repair and Overhaul facility in the Southern Hemisphere where work is carried out on several different engines from […]

AUD30 – AUD50

2024 Business Excellence Awards – Submissions morning workshop

Fire Station 101 101 Limestone Street, Ipswich, QLD

2024 Business Excellence Awards Workshop Got some questions about the 2024 Ipswich Region Business Excellence Awards? Who can enter? Why should I enter? How do I enter? What information do I need to provide? When do entries close? Join us at our Awards Workshop where we will answer any questions you might have. We will explain […]

Free – AUD30

2024 Business Excellence Awards – Submissions afternoon workshop

Fire Station 101 101 Limestone Street, Ipswich, QLD

2024 Business Excellence Awards Workshop Got some questions about the 2024 Ipswich Region Business Excellence Awards? Who can enter? Why should I enter? How do I enter? What information do I need to provide? When do entries close? Join us at our Awards Workshop where we will answer any questions you might have. We will explain […]

Free – AUD30

Business AFTER 5

First launched in 2008, Business After 5 is now a mainstay of the Ipswich Chamber’s many networking opportunities.

As the No. 1 Networking organisation in the Ipswich Region, our Business After 5 events provide our members with the opportunity to network with like-minded business people in an informal setting. These monthly events also give our members the regular opportunities to promote their business and form stronger relationships with their current customers, meet potential new customers and suppliers, and be part of a supportive network for members to create and maintain a dynamic business connections.

Featured Speakers

The Chamber offers a range of breakfast and luncheon events throughout the year featuring entertaining and informative guest speakers from the wider business community. Previous speakers include:

  • Ita Buttrose AO, OBE
  • Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP
  • Duncan Armstrong AO
  • Tom Piotrowski – Commonwealth Securities
  • Paul de Gelder – Ex Navy Diver – Shark Attack Survivor
  • Ross Greenwood – Channel 9
  • Peter Irvine – Gloria Jean’s Coffees
  • Her Excellency Penelope Wensley AO
  • Governor of Queensland
  • Mayor Teresa Harding
  • Lucy Bloom – Award-winning Speaker & Author
  • Hon. Dianne Farmer MP – Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development
  • Hon. David Crisafulli MP – Queenslander Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Tourism Minister
  • Senator Jane Hume – Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy, Minister for Women’s Economic Security
  • Giaan Rooney – Former Olympic Swimmer
  • Robin Bailey – Brisbane Radio personality

The Chamber’s breakfast and luncheon speaking events are very popular and often sold out well before the RSVP date. All are welcome with Chamber members receiving the added benefit of a discounted ticket price.