Welcome to the Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce

The Hills & District Chamber of Commerce is a friendly and supportive Chamber of Commerce covering the Ferny Hills, Arana Hills, Ferny Grove, Keperra, Mitchelton and surrounding districts of north Brisbane, Australia.

Established on the 28th July 1992, our Chamber is affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland, and runs on a not-for-profit basis.

We welcome visitors and new members to our Chamber. If you are involved in a business, and you live or work in the Hills District or surrounds, why not come along to our Chamber's next meeting?

Mission Statement

The Hills and Districts Chamber of Commerce exists to support its members to achieve profitable and sustainable businesses and effective not-for-profit organisations. 


We do this:

  • through networking, information exchange and education;
  • through developing positive relationships and communications with all levels of government;
  • by contributing to the wider social, health and well-being of our community.

Members

Take a look at our members' page to find some of the great local businesses and not-for profit organisations that are already members of our Chamber of Commerce.

And to find out more about becoming a member of our Chamber, check out our membership page.

Meetings & Events


Breakfast meetings 

We usually hold breakfast meeting the 4th Tuesday of the month from 7am - 8.30am, at the Arana Hills Leagues Club, Dawson Parade, Arana Hills.  It only costs $25 a meeting when you book early, which includes a full cooked breakfast.  Late bookings $35

Women & Business 

We hold lunch meetings the 2nd Tuesday each second month from 12pm - 1.30pm, at the Arana Hills Leagues Club, Dawson Parade, Arana Hills.  It is FREE to attend, registration is necessary though.  Meals and drinks available for purchase on the day.

These events are scheduled to assist women in business and men wanting to better understand how to do business with women.

Business Showcases

Held on a quarterly basis, the Thursday night Business Showcased are hosted by Chamber members at their place of business or another location, and open to all members and guests.  These complimentary events are a learning and networking opportunity for everyone, where members speak about their business experience and journey, the challenges they have face , and how they approached them.  The showcase usually begins at 5:30pm through till 7:00pm and provides an opportunity for sharing, learning and networking.

Big Breakfast

Once a year, we host a larger "Big Breakfast"  event designed to help raise funds for our local community and charity partners. We proudly support the Hills PCYC as our main charity partner.

Click here to book for our next meeting.


2016/2017 Membership

Membership in the Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce helps to strengthen our community.  A strong Chamber helps to build businesses and not for profits as well as creating a powerful voice to councils and governments.

Membership for the coming year will run from 1 May 2016 to 30 April 2017.   To reduce the administrative burden and to maximise new member benefits registrations for the 2015 / 2016 year are now closed.  We are now accepting registrations for the 2016 / 2017 year.

To be counted as a member and vote in the Annual General meeting in May you must be registered by the 24th of May 2016.

Become a member or renew your 2016 / 2017 Membership now.

Register Now

Scholarships for Year 11 Students

Year 11 Students:  Are you great at sport, cultural activities or academically?

 

The Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce is offering one year 11 student each from Ferny Grove High School, Mitchelton High School, Everton Park State High School and Prince of Peace College a scholarship of $750 to help them excel in their chosen field in 2017.


For more details go to the Scholarship page.