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Bega Valley Business Forum Members

Membership Classes

Full Members

Full Members:  A  full member is a person who is a representative of a Chamber of Commerce within the Bega Valley LGA. Limited to 1 representative  from any chamber. 
Who is eligible –  A representative of a Chamber of Commerce
●    Voting rights – Full members have voting rights
●    Committee – Full members are able to nominate and stand for committee (board) positions
●    Full Membership Fees 

  • 50 Members or less $220
  • Over 50 Members $330

Affiliate Member

Affiliate Member: An affiliate member is a person who represents any organisation other than a Chamber of Commerce with similar objectives to the BVBF including individuals, businesses, corporations or incorporated associations .

●    Who is eligible? Any person who represents any organisation other than a Chamber of Commerce with similar objectives to the BVBF including individuals, businesses, corporations or incorporated associations .
●    Voting rights – Affiliated members shall not be entitled to vote.
●    Committee – Affiliate members are not able to nominate and stand for committee  (board) positions
●    Affiliate Membership Fees

  • Individual $50
  • Small Organisations or Businesses with less than 50 members or employees – $250
  • Medium Organisations or Businesses with 50 -100 members or employees – $500
  • Large Organisations or Businesses with over 100 members or employees – $1500
  • Large Corporations – Starting from $2500

Honorary Member

Honorary Member: Any person may for services rendered to the association or any person whether or not otherwise eligible for membership and for special reasons considered in the absolute discretion of the committee to be sufficient to be appointed an honorary member of the Association for life or any lesser period.
●    Voting rights – Honorary members shall not be entitled to vote
●    Honorary members are exempt from payment of membership fees
●    Honorary members are not eligible to hold positions on the committee.

Fees are payable for the financial year and are reviewed annually at the AGM.

Interested in becoming a Member? You can download the membership form below, or register your interest below


Full Members

Merimbula Chamber of Commerce

Eden Chamber of Commerce

Pambula Business Chamber

Tathra & District Chamber of Commerce

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Cobargo Tourist and Business Association

Affiliate Members



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University of Wollongong

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  •     Complaints
  •     Compliance
  •     Business continuity planning
  •     Operations support and training

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Kristy McBain

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