Our members have great stories to tell. Find out more about these successful NSW businesses by reading their stories below.
Apollo Kitchens has been around for almost 40 years. They have recently gone through a rapid growth phase, and found assistance from NSW Business Chamber with their industrial relations issues.
Ken Duncan is an internationally renowned photographer whose images bring joy to people all over the world. As his business grew, Ken found valuable HR and OHS support through NSW Business Chamber.
Ant Packaging manufactures plastic bottles, caps and jars with modern equipment at its purpose-built factory in Bangalow, New South Wales. Plastics manufacturing is traditionally geared to high volume production with low margins but by adapting high-volume machines to provide faster tool changes and less downtime, Ant has developed a more flexible production system, enabling them to penetrate an identified niche market that requires a high level of customer service and quick turnarounds.
Beechworth Honey is one of Australia's iconic brands; a national and international success story with 120 years of history. With over four generations of knowledge of Australian honey, uncompromising quality standards and a fairness to all along the supply chain, Beechworth Honey prides itself on its unequalled passion for producing only 100% Australian honey. ... more
Park Beachside is a rapidly growing real estate firms situated in the heart of Sydney’s eastern beaches. Established in 1993, they provide both rentals and sales services and are one of Sydney's leading executive property agencies. Positioned at Coogee Beach, halfway between the city and airport, Park provides services to the growing mobile population.... more
It’s not hard to be touched by the magic in any interaction with the Pet Porpoise Pool, a beautiful marine park in Coffs Harbour, NSW. Already a multi award winning tourist attraction, they became the first inductee of the Coffs Harbour’s Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Hall of Fame in 2010. ... more
2010 saw Pulse Marketing, a full-service marketing and advertising agency based in Sydney, receive numerous awards including the Australian Marketing Institute’s NSW Effectiveness Award for the “Natural Gas. The Natural Choice.” integrated campaign, which took out five awards at the 2010 Summit International Creative Awards. ... more
RMB Lawyers sells legal and business products and services across a large geographic area in southern NSW. The firm had a big 2010, winning NSW Business Chamber’s Excellence in Business Sustainability Award and Illawarra Business Chamber’s Most Sustainable Business Award. ... more
Central Coast-based Engage Super Audits (formerly SMSF Outsource Solutions, winner of NSW Business Chamber's President's Prize in 2010), provides independent Self Managed Super Fund audit services to Accountants, Advisors and Trustees Australia-wide. Their market share has soared with revenue doubling in 2010. They are now one of Australia’s leading and most respected SMSF specialist audit firms. ... more
Soft Edges was established by the current owners in 1978 as a made-to-measure bikini shop in the NSW tourist town of Port Macquarie. Since then, the business has developed into a made-to-order swimwear and sportswear supplier, selling Australia wide and overseas, and a specialist women’s swimwear retailer under the Seabird Swimwear label. ... more
Angela Vithoulkas, CEO of VIVO Café, has created a buzzing city café hub that has become the Sydney CBD’s best known café brand. Through clever marketing, a substantial online presence and careful consideration to what she offers her customers, Angela has turned a once struggling café into the go-to place for business meetings, a space to relax and a place where big name organisations can host major product launches.
Griffith-based Westend Estate Wines was established by Francesco and Elizabeth Calabria in 1945. Three generations and 65 years later, Westend has grown in size and stature. Westend embodies all that has made the Australian wine success story the envy of winemakers around the world. ... more