If your business combines both strong national and international performance with an ability to and interest in influencing government priorities and investment, then Principal Membership is the perfect fit.

Principal membership provides a superior level of membership and branding opportunities for your organisation. This allows your business to be closely aligned with the Chamber and recognised as a leader within the Canberra Region.

Be empowered, inspired and represented with Principal membership.




CEO to CEO MeetingsRegular meetings with CBC CEO Dr. Michael Schaper at your business to discuss the current economic environment, Canberra insights, policy and advocacy and upcoming opportunities.

Boardroom LunchHosted by the CBC Chair each quarter with other principal member CEO’s and decision makers.

Business Roundtables Exclusive invitation with politicians and senior bureaucrats.

CBC Annual Dinner – VIP drinks – Join the CBC Board, VIP’s and principal CEO’s at a pre-dinner function PLUS two complimentary tickets to the Dinner.

VIP Pre-dinner eventAttend the Annual Diplomatic Business Connections Dinner and join VIP’s, Ambassadors and CEOs for pre-dinner drinks.

Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) – Input into national & international policy and advocacy.

Exclusive invitations to relevant ACCI national events & forums representing the ACT.

NEW Member profileCompany article included in the Pulse newsletter reaching over 5,000 businesses.

Recognition as a Principal Member Digital signage at CBC, annual report, CBC letterhead and on our website.


Opportunity to join one of Canberra Business Chamber’s 9 Taskforces – Small Business, Indigenous Business Advisory Council, Education & Training, Innovation, International Business, Planning & Infrastructure, Social Enterprise, Sustainability and the Tourism Industry Advisory Council.


Access to Canberra Business Chamber’s Workplace Relations Advice line – 10 calls/emails or up to 2 hours per year and provision of TWO Modern Awards plus FREE updates


Canberra BusinessPoint workshops and training sessions at member pricing.

Access to government funded programs (eg: Tradestart, Brand CBR etc)


Invitations to Canberra Business Chamber & partner events at member pricing.

FREE attendance to all Business After Business networking events, held monthly.


Opportunity for  a promotional piece in our Business PULSE eNewsletter (2 per year).

You’ll also receive our weekly Economic Update & fortnightly Business Pulse eNewsletter.

‘New member’ announcement in Business PULSE eNewsletter and access to Brand CBR assets to utilise for your own business.


Invitations to government funded or supported international trade programs. Access to Canberra Business Chamber led Trade Missions.

International Trade documents – Certificates of Origin – Non-preferential and Preferential, Certified Declarations of Origin, Certificates of Free Sale, Visa letters and Certificates of Health.

Invitation to attend our Annual Diplomatic Business Connections Dinner and Embassy Connect Briefings.

Access to Canberra International Support Network (CISN) through our partners including: Singapore Business Federation, Wellington Chamber of Commerce and the International Chamber Network.


Access to CBC meeting & training room facilities (subject to availability) – 20% discount. For more information, click here



Unlimited calls to the Workplace Relations helpline.

Invitation to quarterly Workplace Relations Forums.

Our specialist Workplace Relations team provides employers with a comprehensive range of expert advice and services directly related to Workplace Relations, Human Resources, Work Health & Safety.

And the provision of up to FIVE Modern Awards plus free updates.

+ $605 for up to 10 FTEs
+ $60.5/FTE over 10


Fee for Service Workplace Relations products and services providing:

  • Drafting and negotiating Enterprise Bargaining Agreements
  • Contracts and individual flexibility agreements
  • Human resource policies and procedures
  • Investigations
  • Mediation
  • IRE Audits

Prices starting from $250/hr


Pre-pay group attendance at member rates for key events as part of your yearly membership.

– Min. 1 table for event pre-payment – preferential seating


Opportunity to sponsor key business events, activities, programs and services delivered by CBC

We can build a package for you

Richard Hambly, Executive Director, Dixon Advisory


Consider our KINDRED MEMBERSHIP instead.


a) Membership Services and Benefits
Membership services and benefits will be supplied by Canberra Business Chamber, one of its related companies or in association with pre-selected companies and service providers. Prices, benefits and services are subject to change at any time without notice. Please check with a representative of Canberra Business Chamber for full and current details. Membership is provided on an annual subscription basis and will continue provided that your membership fees are not in arrears. We will notify you of any increase to your annual membership fee. Canberra Business Chamber reserves the right to cancel any membership where membership fees are in arrears for three (3) months or more. In this circumstance, Canberra Business Chamber reserves the right to recover the monetary benefit of any membership discount(s) received by the member whilst the member was in arrears. Canberra Business Chamber reserves the right to withdraw the benefit of the membership discount if payment for services received and/or products supplied are not paid in full within 30 days of receipt of the invoice.

b) Privacy Statement
Your privacy is important to us. Personal information which Canberra Business Chamber or one of its related companies collects is used for the purpose of providing you with information about the range of membership services and benefits available. We may also use your personal information to keep you informed of events and seminars which may be of interest to you and to provide you with promotional and marketing material about our products and services. To provide the range of membership services and benefits available to you, Canberra Business Chamber provides your membership details and information to its related companies and pre-selected service providers. By accepting membership of Canberra Business Chamber you consent to this sharing of information. You can read our privacy policy here. You may request personal information we hold about you by emailing or by contacting us directly on 02 6247 4199. If any personal information we hold about you is incorrect please notify us and we will our update our records.