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As part of its 'vehicle of engagement', WSBC operates Business Leader Luncheons across the year to inform, connect and engage businesses across Western Sydney. 

Our events are open to members, who receive preferential rates, complimentary seating and other opportunities, as well as non-members.

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Upcoming events

    • 08-Jun-2017
    • 11:30 - 14:00 (UTC+10:00)
    • Novotel Sydney Parramatta, Lennox Ballroom, 350 Church Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
    Registration is closed


    *** EVENT SOLD OUT ***

    Thank you for your interest in attending WSBC's Business Leader Luncheon: How the new visitor strategy will change the way we market western Sydney.  This event is now sold out. To be added to our wait list please contact the WSBC Events Department:

    E-mail: events@wsbc.org.au


    Learn how your business can be part of positioning western Sydney as a 21st century metropolis at the launch of the Western Sydney Visitor Strategy.

    Build it and they will come is a fallacy. Around the world there are many ‘white elephants’; testimony to the belief that visitors will arrive as a consequence of the infrastructure, events and activities. How can western Sydney avoid the same fate?

    WSBC’s October 2016 Business Leader Luncheon, ‘The Visitor and Cultural Economy, Driving Growth in western Sydney’, identified that there was no mechanism in place for industry and government to collaborate to effectively promote the region at this critical time.

    Unifying western Sydney businesses to fund an industry led initiative, and in collaboration with government, WSBC has established the Western Sydney Visitor Network Strategy. The project aims to produce a region-specific visitor marketing approach to not only strengthen the western Sydney visitor economy but to also promote the region as a world class place to work, stay and play.

    A strong visitor economy will benefit the businesses and people of western Sydney not only in terms of growth in tourism activities but also indirectly via:

    • capital investment
    • infrastructure
    • supply chain growth
    • employment
    • export growth

    The man behind the incredibly successful 100% Pure New Zealand campaign, Ian Macfarlane, has been engaged to help develop the visitor strategy for western Sydney. Ian is also the lead consultant of National Geographic’s smart cities of the world project; and will share key findings of this global study and illustrate the initiatives successful cities have taken to advance their competitiveness.

    Also supporting WSBC in strategy development are the founding members of the Western Sydney Visitor Network Project; City of Parramatta, Campbelltown City Council, Parramatta Leagues Club, Penrith Panthers, Rooty Hill RSL, Wet n Wild, Sydney Zoo, Australian Turf Club and Museum of Applied Arts and Science.

    WSBC is thrilled to launch the visitor network strategy at our final business leader luncheon for the membership year and share with you the plan that will change the way we market western Sydney.

      

    $5.00 from every ticket sold at this event goes to the WSBC Charity Partner Program, raising funds for our 6 Charity Partners: CareFlight, Children's Medical Research Institute, Parramatta Mission, Northcott Disability Services, Westmead Medical Research Foundation and Ronald McDonald House (Westmead)

    Click here for Event Terms & Conditions


    Western Sydney Visitor Network Project Founding Members




Past events

05-Apr-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: Designing Western Sydney, Creative Placemaking for Growth
24-Mar-2017 XVenture Campbelltown: Sold Out
23-Feb-2017 WSBC's Major Business Leader Luncheon: The Business of Sport in Western Sydney
26-Oct-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Economic Development
08-Sep-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: State of the Region Address
08-Jun-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: "Infrastructure"
28-Apr-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Building Better Businesses
25-Feb-2016 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Health Sector
12-Nov-2015 GWS Employment Forum
06-Oct-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: State of The Region Address by the NSW Premier
03-Sep-2015 WSBC Business Leader Luncheon: A Plan for Growing (Western) Sydney, investment opportunities for your business
25-Jun-2015 What does the new 'Western Sydney Innovation Corridor' mean for your business?
28-May-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Leading your organisation to leverage the business growth opportunities in Western Sydney
24-Mar-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Infrastructure - Western Sydney Light Rail
26-Feb-2015 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon: Western Sydney Health Precincts Growth & Investment Opportunities
06-Nov-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - Research + Industry – Collaborating for Growth
28-Aug-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - State of the Region Address
12-Jun-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - GWS Employment Forum
05-Jun-2014 Member Celebration and Networking Evening
15-May-2014 A Western Sydney Business Transformation Story
20-Mar-2014 WSBC Major Business Leader Luncheon - How are Council plans impacting your business in 2014?
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