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About the CBCC
The CBCC connects local businesses and supports business growth in the Canterbury Bankstown region and beyond. We invite all business owners to contact us to see how we can help you grow your business. The Canterbury Bankstown Chamber is one of the few Chambers in Sydney that has a dedicated full-time Chief Executive Officer. Established in 2016 by Wally Mehanna who is now the Full-Time CEO
What We're About
Our Vision

Our aim is to provide the business sector in the region with a common voice, which will listen to local business needs, advance their interest and support our community sectors, through direct advocacy, to encourage local investment.

Our Mission

The Canterbury Bankstown Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to provide opportunities to:

  •  Get your business name out there
  •  Network with local business and potential suppliers
  •  Learn about best practice from others
  •  Stay up-to-date with market trends
  •  Business mentorship opportunities
  •  Cementing our sense of community
Our Values
  • Transparency
    We focus on members and the economic and social prosperity of our district -the Canterbury Bankstown LGA. We need your trust and trust comes from transparency. We are open to discuss any and all mission goals.
  • Reliability
  • Business Innovation
  • Responsibility
Our Objectives

When our members needed us the most #COVID19Aus we strived to stand shoulder to shoulder with them. We digitised and mentored our members on #howto pivot. We ramped up our operations, kept events on, delivered online support, and founded our #shoplocal video series.

Membership Target
2021
2022
2023
Events Targets
  • YTD
  • Goal 50
Community Engagement

Build partnerships to help our region be an ideal place to live, study, work and do business.

Inclusion & Diversity

Promote, Educate & Lead.

Our Patrons, Ambassadors and Community Representatives
As the pandemic unfolds, Australia is navigating its way to the next normal. We’re working to support businesses to build resilience through the next phase of the pandemic collectively with our members, community leaders and the support of Local, State and Federal Government. We believe that through conversation, collaboration and teamwork – our economy will recover more rapidly.
Wendy Lindsay MP East Hills
Wendy Lindsay MP
Member for East Hills
Jason Clare
Hon Jason Clare MP
Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government. Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness

Councillor Khal Asfour
Councillor Khal Asfour
Mayor City Canterbury Bankstown
Jihad Dib
Jihad Dib MP
Member for Lakemba

Shadow Minister for Emergency Services, and Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change.

David Coleman
Hon David Coleman MP
Member for Banks

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

Glen Waud - City of Canterbury Bankstown
Councillor Glen Waud
City Canterbury Bankstown
Meet our Board of Directors
Wally Mehanna - CEO - Canterbury Bankstown Chamber of Commerce
Wally Mehanna
CEO and Board Member

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Bill Parasiris
Bill Parasiris
University of Western Sydney

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Jason Arraj - Forward Legal
Jason Arraj
Forward Legal Pty Ltd

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Phillip Iacovou
Phillip Iacovou
Lefand Group

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Geoff Gaymer
Geoff Gaymer
Manager TAFE Services

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Sandra Duarte
Sandra Duarte
Centrum Group Pty Ltd

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

Antoinette Khalil
Antoinette Khalil
Khalil Family Lawyers Pty Ltd

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

jacqueline venesjarvi
Jacqueline Venesjarvi
Vicinity Centres

Together we are building a vibrant and flourishing community through business leadership. Experience the Knowledge with CBCC.

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