Principal Members

Principal Members

Our Principal Members are the leaders of Canberra’s business community and key players in shaping our policy and advocacy program. They are actively engaged with the Chamber, government and community, while driving discussions about the issues that impact businesses in the ACT now and into the future.

Principal Members are part of an exclusive network with extensive access to the Chamber’s leadership and opportunities to engage with the Canberra SME community through the Chamber. This helps them meet engagement objectives, tell their corporate story, and build their brand in the ACT.

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Beca is one of the largest employee-owned professional services consultancies in the Asia-Pacific region, with over 3,300 employees in 20 offices, who are delivering projects in more than 70 countries. This includes Canberra where we’ve proudly served Australia’s Defence industries since 2014. Our vision ‘creative people together transforming our world’ reflects our culture, our aspirations and our purpose to make everyday better for our clients, colleagues, stakeholders and communities. We create value through strong relationships, exceptional service and end-to-end delivery.

Canberra Airport

Canberra International Airport is the airport serving Australia’s capital city, Canberra, and the city of Queanbeyan, NSW. Located at the eastern edge of North Canberra, it is the 8th busiest airport in Australia. Canberra International Airport now represents one of the most significant infrastructure projects for the ACT and surrounding region, with a growing role as a national and international transportation hub, commercial business park and retail destination.

Canberra FM Radio is a joint venture between Southern Cross Austereo and the Australian Radio Network, home of Hit104.7 and MIX 106.3. They broadcast from their studio complex in Bellenden Street, Crace. The broadcast range of the channels is focused to Canberra and some neighbouring regions extending as far as Yass in the North, Tharwa in the South and Bungendore in the West.

Operating from two sites in central Canberra, CanPrint is the premier provider of secure print, digital publishing solutions, warehousing and distribution services to public and private sector clients in the ACT. We have been committed to the Canberra region for over 55 years. Our service assurance to our customers is paramount. Recent years have seen a significant expansion of our capacity and capabilities, with new major equipment installations, additional experienced staff employed and developments into innovative digital publishing services.

As an industry super fund, CareSuper is run only to profit members – not shareholders or financial planners. We are an award-winning fund and have been consistently recognised as a top performer by independent ratings agencies.

With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane, CareSuper provides national coverage for employers and employees.

Deloitte is one of the world’s largest private professional services networks. That’s in the region of 200,000 people, 153 countries, and US$28 billion in aggregate revenue.  Our Seven Signals, our innovation, and our commitment to a diverse and collaborative culture set us apart.

Elite Sound and Lighting is one of Canberra and the ACT regions premier Audiovisual Production and Installation suppliers. We pride ourselves on our high levels of customer service, attention to detail and above all else our friendly, professional and highly skilled staff. At Elite Sound and Lighting, there are no problems, only solutions!

EML has been managing workers insurance and injured workers compensation claims in Australia for over 100 years. Our timeline below shows the extraordinary history of where we began and what we’ve achieved. In 1910, we chose our mutual company structure as the best way to provide secure and cost-efficient insurance coverage. Today we are Australia’s only workers compensation mutual. We invest considerable time, funds and resources into giving back to our members.

Encore Event Technologies have over 30 years event production experience and offer the largest range of products and services, all delivered by the world’s best event experts. We are proud to partner with the best hotels in the countries where we operate; spanning Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, plus all throughout Asia, and also North American, Canada and Mexico. It’s our goal to turn every event into an extraordinary experience.

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


GIO is an Australian general insurance provider. The company, which is owned by the Suncorp Group, offers insurance products, such as car, home and contents, CTP, boat, caravan, travel, business, public liability and workers compensation and life, primarily in the state of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Since 1927, GIO has helped generations of customers feel better protected to navigate the uncertainties of life with our range of trusted insurance products.


The Hotel Canberra, also known as Hyatt Hotel Canberra, is a major hotel in the Australian national capital, Canberra. It is located in the suburb of Yarralumla, near Lake Burley Griffin and Parliament House. It was built to house politicians when the Federal Parliament moved to Canberra from Melbourne in 1927. It was constructed by the contractor John Howie between 1922-1925. Originally opened in 1924 as Hostel No. 1, in 1927 it became known as the Hotel Canberra.


With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our member firms’ successes thanks to our clear vision, maintained values, and our people. We are a global network of professional firms providing a full range of services to organisations across a wide range of industries, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Our service areas are Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting; Deals, Tax & Legal; Management Consulting; and Innovation & Digital Solutions. In addition, KPMG Enterprise tailors its services to meet the unique needs of mid-sized, fast growing and family owned businesses.

Lendlease is a leading Australian construction company, recognised for market leading project management, design and construction services. We have had a permanent presence in Canberra since 1951 and have delivered more than 150 projects across the ACT. We love a challenge and solving problems. Our clients come to us when it is important to manage complexity, drive delivery, and offer strategic and long term value to create innovative solutions.

Master Builders Association of the ACT is the federation representing businesses within the building and construction industry and promoting and protecting their interests.


McDonald’s Family Restaurants ACT is a company that represents 15 franchised McDonald’s restaurants in the ACT & NSW. Owned by Hani Sidaros, the company has plans to keep expanding. They are a significant employer in Canberra, with over 105 managers and more than 1500 crew members on their books. Sidaros sits on the Lexus of Canberra Gala Ball Committee and Chairs it while raising charity funds for Ronald McDonald House Canberra, providing accommodation for up to 11 families whose seriously ill children are being cared for at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children.

PwC are a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. It is the second largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG.

Telstra Corporation Ltd. is Australia’s largest telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services.

The Village Building Co. delivers an outstanding return to our shareholders and investors whilst balancing the entrepreneurial spirit of Village with best practice risk management and corporate governance. This is achieved through the creation of well planned, highly liveable and environmentally responsible urban communities predominately within Australia’s eastern capital cities and urban corridors.

Working at the intersection of a leading university and a military academy, UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy has been educating defence leaders for half a century.  UNSW Canberra graduates shape Australia, the region and the international community as leaders in defence, government, and industry.

WV Technologies are an IT decommissioning company as well as a Social & Indigenous Enterprise. They were the first company in Australia to be NAID AAA certified for all data sanitisation and destruction services, and are also Government PSPF endorsed for data destruction to top secret.