Winning the Shire’s best Chamber of Commerce Award at Eurobodalla Business Awards on Saturday night has been a huge lift for everyone involved with Narooma Chamber of Commerce and Narooma Oyster Festival, said Chamber spokesman Adrian Fisse.
‘Our win was partly due to re-establishing Narooma Oyster Festival and our extensive marketing and PR efforts to promote Narooma as a destination,’ Mr Fisse said.
‘Successfully re-establishing the Oyster Festival was the Chamber’s key initiative over the past year.
‘It’s been a tough two years on the committee, all volunteers, but the Festival is now recognised as a quality regional event.
‘The brand is synonymous with delicious oysters, natural clean quality regional food and Narooma being a great place to visit.’
He said already people are buying tickets for next year’s Festival on 5 May.
Narooma Chamber has many new initiatives underway to boost local business.
For example, all business people are invited to Narooma’s first Business Buzz at Club Narooma on Tuesday 5 September at 7pm.
‘It’s a chance to meet other local business people and find out about their businesses.
‘It will include speed briefing, a bit like speed dating, and be a lot of fun.’
There will also be a presentation on ‘economic gardening’. More details closer to the event.
Above: Narooma Chamber win. Accepting the award for the Shire’s best Chamber of Commerce at Eurobodalla Business Awards on Saturday night were Narooma Chamber of Commerce’s committee representatives Matt Deveson, Anne Colquitt, President Niels Bendixsen, Sarah Fisse, Michael Gardner, Adrian Fisse and Vonnie Hutchison.