What does the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry do?

The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been an integral part of the business community for the past 110 years and is the Ipswich business body whose primary goal is to inform, connect and represent local businesses in the region.

We help business owners grow and prosper and provide businesses the opportunity to connect and engage with each other to form strong business partnerships that have real value.

The Chamber acts as an advocate for business and has an established inter-regional collaboration with other key business groups.

Why join the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry?

The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community.

The Chamber’s core functions are:

  • To help Ipswich business owners to develop and grow their businesses
  • To inform Ipswich businesses of relevant news, new opportunities and industry or legislative changes
  • To connect and represent local businesses in Ipswich while acting as a conduit between local business and all levels of government, council, governing industry bodies and relevant stakeholders
  • To provide opportunities for members to hear inspirational speakers, attend workshops and develop their business skills

How does a Chamber of Commerce membership provide benefits to its members?

  • Chamber of Commerce membership offers many benefits including:
  • Increased visibility in the local business community through attendance at networking events, inclusion in
    ICCI’s member’s database, inclusion in Chamber communications- newsletters, electronic direct mail outs,
    on the website and via the Chamber’s social media sites
  • Increased credibility within the business community
  • Providing more opportunities to increase business contacts
  • Receive up-to-date information and business news
    Acquisition of customer referrals
  • Opportunity to promote specific business through Chamber sponsorships and advertising initiatives
  • As the first point of contact for many members of the community who are seeking local vendors, the Chamber can provide customer referrals to member businesses
  • Access to all Chamber functions including After 5 Networking events, business breakfasts and lunches, the annual Chamber Business Awards and special business events
  • Access to exclusive promotion and publicity opportunities via the Chamber’s database
  • Member’s only discounts and services

Add your voice to the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce
Your business will benefit from becoming a member of the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Several levels of membership are available so that all businesses – from micro businesses to large corporations can share in the collective strength of your local Chamber.

The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce & Industry also provides a range of mentoring opportunities for business people and students. Contact us today!


Join Today

Chamber membership provides:

  • Regular updates on important local, state and national business developments;
  • Exclusive invitations to Chamber events with informative guest speakers, offering an environment to promote your business, network with other Members and build business-to-business relationships;
  • Promote your business to “the right people”;
  • Connect with peers at bi-monthly Chamber After 5 informal networking functions;
  • Strengthen the Chamber by adding your voice;
  • Receive the Chamber’s newsletter Business Directions, and benefit from discounted advertising rates in the publication;
  • Access to a bi-monthly forum with the Chamber Board where issues of relevance to your business can be raised;
  • Have your business details listed on the Chamber website including a link to your own website to further facilitate business-to-business networking; and
  • Membership fees are tax deductible.

Join today and become a part of Ipswich’s dynamic and proactive Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Fee Structure

The Ipswich Chamber represents Ipswich’s diverse regional business interests. From less than $4 per week you too can enjoy the many benefits the Chamber has to offer!

Membership fees are thoughtfully structured to ensure the Chamber is inclusive of as many types and levels of business as possible.*

  • Student Membership $25
  • Sole Trader / Micro Business (1-5 staff) $198.00
  • Small Business (6-20 staff) $330.00
  • Medium Business (21-50 staff) $660.00
  • Large Business (51+ staff) $1100.00

All fees include GST. *Membership is based upon your company’s FTE (Full Time Equivalent)