MACKAY REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE sponsors
Chamber sponsors offer a financial or in-kind contribution that substantially assists in enabling us to deliver support to the Mackay business community, and aid in the region's economic performance. We highly value our sponsors not just for what they provide to Chamber, but for their commitment to the prosperity of the Mackay Region.
2018/19 CORPORATE Sponsors
Spannerman Autocare is a Mackay based, independent mechanic providing a range of autocare services to the highest quality. It was built off the back of the original business, known as Kyle Auto Repairs founded almost thirty years ago.
Their small yet dedicated team are committed to excellence, providing high quality customer service and superior workmanship – while ensuring they communicate with honesty, transparency and ease of understanding.
They believe in doing things right: taking care of their customers and the cars they drive.
Since commencing operations in 1983, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Pty Ltd (DBCT P/L) has established itself as one of the world's premier coal export facilities. The terminal is an integral part of Australia's coal supply chain, ensuring reliability and continuity of coal supply from the Bowen Basin coal fields to the world export market.
DBCT P/L's community focus is to be a valued and responsible corporate citizen with a robust sponsorship program that enhances both the areas adjacent to the terminal, as well as the broader Mackay region. A priority is to align with organisations, groups and events that provide mutually beneficial partnerships while delivering positive outcomes for the community – like the Mackay Region Chamber of Commerce.
Local insurance made easy
Elders Insurance Mackay is committed to local, face to face service and protecting and investing in their local communities. As a commitment to this focus, Elders use local tradespeople for claims services, employ local people and pay claims locally. With offices in both Mackay and the Pioneer Valley, they support clients with a superb local service.
Michelle Cross commenced the franchise in 2001, and has taken the business from scratch to the national award-winning franchise it is today. While people often immediately recognise the iconic Elders brand, many wouldn’t know that Elders have been doing insurance for over 100 years!
MIRI is a translational research and innovation centre that aims to improve the care of our patients and communities by implementing the latest clinical knowledge into practice. MIRI is committed to forming sustainable partnerships with business and the local community through our co-creative strategy. Our partners are game changers. Working together we can create endless potential to conduct world-class research and innovation that is locally based. We can advance knowledge, drive innovation and pursue discoveries that will deliver better health and wellbeing outcomes for our region.
Mackay Regional Council’s Economic Development (ED) program plays an important role in the region’s economic growth and business/industry development.
Investment opportunities in the Mackay region are ripe, and council has a determined focus on setting and supporting an active economic and industry development agenda. ED work proactively with our region’s stakeholders to encourage and facilitate business growth by providing an environment where local industries thrive and flourish.
To find out more about council’s Economic Development program, visit www.investmackay.com
Proudly serving the Mackay and Whitsundays communities since 1883, Porters is one of Queensland’s largest independent suppliers to the building industry and hardware retail market. With 11 branches under the buying group brands of Mitre 10, Inspirations Paint and Plumbing Plus; Porters is committed to excellent customer service and providing an extensive range of products.
Our motto of ‘Can Do’ thrives in all parts of the organisation. We are dedicated to providing our customers with an exceptional shopping experience every visit. As a result, we have established a solid, long term customer base and a strong reputation in the Mackay and Whitsunday community. Our head office is located in Mackay with store outlets in Mackay City, Glenella, Sarina, Marian, Proserpine and Cannonvale, Whitsundays. We are committed to ‘building communities for generations’ with our community support programs, specialties in hardware retail, home décor, trade building supplies including a dedicated USG Boral sheeting centre, Plumbing Supplies, Truss & Frame manufacture, Glass & Aluminium manufacture, Steel Line roller doors, Principal Kitchens, Weber BBQ Specialist Centre, paint specialists through Inspirations Paint in Mackay and our Dulux Trade Agency in Whitsunday. We stock over 60 000 product lines and are proud to source special products for our customers as part of our CAN DO service. Now in its fifth and sixth generation of Porters family members working in the business, the company is proud to employ over 200 local staff.
Redhotblue is an award-winning design, marketing, advertising and digital agency operating throughout North Queensland for the past 2 decades. In 2010 an event management arm was established securing their position as the only full facet creative agency within the region. Established in 1997, redhotblue has one clear purpose – to push the boundaries and make an impact. Create without Limitations is the philosophy they live by.
Their clients range from small local businesses to national corporations, each one receiving the full focus from the talented and experienced team. Redhotblue our proud to be involved in the community and the company Director, Jody-lee Euler sits on a number of boards across the region.
Redhotblue deliver outstanding results and truly know how to think differently and make an impact for their clients.
In 1973 the Souths club house was officially opened, within the first year of trade the Club obtained 1000 members. In 1984 the Club house was extended to cater for the high quantity of members and guests and finally in 1992 was the introduction of the first poker machine. At Souths we pride ourselves on customer service and you’re always welcome whether it is for a meal in our bistro, coffee, cake or light snack in our coffee shop, having a flatter on the horses, cold drink in our sports bar or just having fun in our gaming room. There’s always plenty happening for members, guests, families and friends and each establishment features a fantastic variety of dining options, entertainment, prizes, promotions, raffles, members’ deals and more.
Souths offers two unique entertainment venues, Souths Leagues Club located at 181 Milton Street and Souths Suburban Bowls Club located at 39 Wardrop Street, as well we have Souths Health & Fitness gym which has relaxed surroundings and friendly helpful Staff.
Souths is a not-for-profit community club that strives to serve our Mackay community by supporting over 10 affiliated sporting local Clubs annually and supporting local schools, fairs and events with donations.
Consisting of Hit FM, Triple M, Nine, Nine HD, Nine Life, Gem and Go in Mackay, Southern Cross Austereo provides a wide range of media offerings. This multi-channel capability gives them the unique opportunity to deliver inventive, interactive and cross platform campaigns to local Mackay businesses. Southern Cross Austereo creates more hours of live content than any other broadcast media in Australia and can connect brands with 95% of Australians each week. As the largest local media company in Mackay, they take great pride in their strong connection with the community. If your business is interested in marketing and advertising on radio or TV, contact the Southern Cross Austereo.
MRAEL is recognised as a premier provider of education, training and employment solutions in Queensland with over 30 years’ experience and knowledge. As part of IntoWork Australia and through their operations as an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider, Group Training Organisation, Registered Training Organisation and Senior Vocational College, MRAEL is the ideal ‘one solution’ provider for your workforce development needs. Their focus is to assist businesses like yours with education, training and employment solutions which contribute to the overall sustainable development of a skilled workforce for the future.
MRAEL believes in building sustainable partnerships through exceptional customer service, open communication channels, quality services and a focus on innovation.