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Member Events

Business Illawarra presents the region’s leading business events program, bringing high-profile politicians, industry leaders and expert speakers to the region. 


Our comprehensive events program, designed and produced exclusively for members, enables you to network with industry professionals, learn new skills and form vital connections at a range of regular networking, educational and executive-level events.

We also collaborate with other organisations to deliver joint events focused on local issues and business development opportunities throughout the year. 

2023 sponsorship and opportunities are now available, and are a great way to promote your brand to an engaged audience from across the Illawarra business community. For event and sponsorship enquiries, please contact us on 02 9466 4566.

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Upcoming Events


Registration opens 

The Illawarra Business Awards black-tie gala ceremony is the region's most prestigious business event of the year and brings the entire business community together for a night of celebration as we announce the winners of the 2023 Illawarra Business Awards. 

When: Friday, 13 October 2023 
Where:  WIN Entertainment Centre
                Harbour Street, Wollongong NSW
Time:   6.30pm – 11.00pm  
Dress Code: Black-tie formal evening attire   

Ticket registrations
: Purchase tickets here . Sales close Friday 29th September 2023

Venue Parking: Limited car parking is available at WIN Stadium (Opposite the Sage Hotel), entry via Stewart Street and Harbour Streets. Pay & Display parking operates Monday – Friday. 


Registration opens October 2023

This year our focus will be on ‘Female Founders’, where we will explore the experiences of successful entrepreneurs and Chief Executive Officers, to understand what it takes to reach success – and what success looks like.

When: Wednesday 8th November 2023 
Where:  Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
               2/14 Cliff Rd, North Wollongong NSW 2500
Time:   11:30 – 2:30pm  
Dress Code: Business attire 

Ticket registrations
: Opens October 2023 


Check back soon for details 


Registration opens Wednesday, 8 November 2023 

Relax, unwind and enjoy a beverage with your friends in business as we celebrate the end of the year and the start of the fesitve season. 

Registration essential. 

When: Wednesday, 6 December 2023

Where:  Details to come soon

Registration & details: Opens Wednesday, 8 November 2023 

MARCH 2024

Check back soon for details 

MARCH 2024

Details to come soon. 

Become A Member

Our events are designed and produced exclusively for members. To learn more about the benefits of membership and to consider the advantages it will give your business, please visit our member pages.