State of the City and Beyond.
The annual State of the City Address
was held and delivered last Friday 16 March at PARKROYAL Parramatta to a record audience of 245 attendees from the business community.
Hosted by the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce, this event was a sell out and provides a platform to update the business community on plans for Parramatta. This year’s theme was what Parramatta will look like ‘Beyond the Construction Zone’.
This event was hosted by Chris Bath
, Australian Journalist and media personality. Keynote speaker was Mark McCrindle
, who shared valuable insights as a social researcher presenting movement and trends and their impacts on Parramatta and its future.
Other guest speakers included, Cllr Andrew Wilson
, Lord Mayor of Parramatta, David Hill
, President of Parramatta Chamber of Commerce, David Borger
, Director, Sydney Business Chamber – West and Angela Haynes
, Director at KPMG.
The audience got an opportunity to directly put their questions, comments and concerns to The Panel who consisted of the above speakers, facilitated by Chris Bath.
On behalf of the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce
, thank you to our major sponsor Walker Corporation
who is delivering Parramatta one of the largest urban renewal projects in the country with the $2.7 billion Parramatta Square redevelopment which will revitalise Parramatta city centre. Thank you to support sponsor Macquarie Bank
and to our event partners - City of Parramatta
and Sydney Business Chamber - West
, as well as MBE Parramatta.
Thank you to the business community for engaging with this important event. Thank you for your attendance and overwhelming support. We look forward to hosting you next year.