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Chambers of Commerce

City of Ryde of fortunate to be served by seven chambers of commerce that reflect the different locations and cultural networks with the area. The Presidents of the various chambers of commerce meet with Council in a combined quarterly meeting.

Joining a chamber of commerce is a great way to network with other local businesses and improve the business environment.

Ryde Business Forum

Ryde Business Forum is the umbrella Chamber of Commerce for the City of Ryde and membership is available to all companies throughout Ryde or companies which do significant business in Ryde. Each month RBF organises meetings and events to provide Ryde business people a fantastic opportunity to network which each other.

Ryde Business Forum is part of the NSW Business Chamber Alliance program which provides members with a large number of free services.

For more information about Ryde Business Forum phone 9807 4999 or email

Australian Armenian Chamber of Commerce

The  Australian Armenian Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit organisation dedicated to assisting Australian Armenian businesses and promoting trade between Australia and Armenia. President: Rita Lepedjian
Phone: 8005 2240

Eastwood Chamber of Commerce

The Eastwood Chamber of Commerce is committed to the ongoing success of Eastwood as a vibrant and thriving retail centre.
President: Vic Tagg 
Meetings: 6pm, on the 2nd Tuesday of month at various locations

Epping Chamber of Commerce

The Epping Chamber of Commerce provides a forum for discussion of issues of importance to the Epping Business Community. It promotes networking and social interaction, and aims to ensure continued growth of business in the local area.
President: Nigel Kelty
Meetings: The chamber meet monthly at various locations.

Gladesville Chamber of Commerce

The Gladesville Chamber of Commerce provides a forum for local business people to meet to promote the Gladesville area. They are also also involved with organising the Gladesville Christmas Festival.
President: Yvonne Dornan 
Phone: 9817 3180 
Meetings: Meets 3rd Tuesday of month, 6.15pm at Gladesville RSL Club, Linsley Street, Gladesville

Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce

The Ryde-Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce Formed to serve all the businesses within the geographic area bounded by Ryde and North Ryde (effectively between the Parramatta River and the Lane Cove River).
President: Tony Abboud
Phone: 9809 2900
Meetings: Various venues in the Ryde area. Contact Tony or Ray for membership and meeting details.


West Ryde Chamber of Commerce

The West Ryde Chamber of Commerce promotes business in the West Ryde area and with The Weekly Times, organises the annual West Ryde `Easter Parade & Market Fair'.
President: David Tompkins
Phone: 9858 1788
Meetings: Meets 4th Wednesday of month, 6:30pm at various locations in West Ryde


NSW Business Chamber

NSW Business Chamber is a not-for-profit member organisation committed to helping businesses of all sizes manage their people and growth more efficiently.

They currently have over 10,000 members and represent more than 20,000 businesses through associations with Local Chambers throughout NSW. Their membership base is diverse, ranging from small local businesses requiring day-to-day operational support with HR, industrial relations and OHS issues to large multinational corporations interested in shaping and influencing the business environment in NSW and Australia.

As the voice of business we represent the interests of our members at all levels of government, campaigning for a better deal for businesses in NSW.

They offer a range of services to both member and non-member companies throughout Australia, including:

Business consulting
Apprenticeship and traineeship services
Marketing services
OHS consulting
Recruitment services
Legal services
International trade advice and documentation

NSW Business Chamber
is a member of the Australian Chamber of commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Australian Chamber Alliance, which represent the interests of over 1.5 million businesses nationally.