Current Fees and Entitlements

MEMBERSHIP
2017 annual fee: $20.00

A membership form can be downloaded here.

Alternatively, you can sign up via our online form here.

Membership Benefits:

  • You will be part of a collaborative representative group that wields powerful advocacy and lobbying ability for the needs of our business community
  • You will receive regular correspondence including newsletters, notifications of Chamber events, invitations to Annual General MeetingsĀ and important notifications affecting members
  • Members receive the latest news about Chamber activities, meetings and public events via our enewsletter. This is delivered electronically to all members monthly.Our latest enewsletter is here

    Our September enewsletter is here

  • You can attend any of our networking events, the Seafood Festival and other selected Chamber events free of charge
  • The Chamber will advocate on your behalf for issues that align with our association roles upon request

What we do:

  • Liaise with and advocate to local government, politicians, members of parliament and government subsidiary organisations on issues that affect our community and its economic development, often taking a lead role on issues that are important to our members
  • We represent our members and contribute to leadership groups, tourism advisory groups, and specific committees within our community to voice the concerns and issues affecting our members
  • We facilitate events such as the Apollo Bay Seafood & Local Produce Festival, WinterWild, A Day in the Bay and on occasion other public or member networking events with the aims of promoting our visitor economy, creating a more collaborative business community and celebrating our region as a great place to live
  • We use ongoing funding negotiated through the sale of the Great Ocean Road marathon to enable an annual grants or sponsorship program
  • We support our members and the community by internal promotion within the association

Note: Businesses who have a business service package with Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) may be eligible for complimentary membership.