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Young Business Forum

The Young Business Forum is a vibrant chapter of the AICC and was created specifically to cater for the business leaders of tomorrow. Members are able to use the Young Business Forum to expand their range of business contacts, increase business awareness and attend functions with speakers of the highest calibre.

The Young Business Forum comprises individuals aged 20-35 from diverse industry sectors and multi cultural backgrounds who want to access networking and development opportunities at an early stage in their careers. Members include employees of our diverse Sponsor/Gold Club members in areas such as law, finance, accountancy, recruitment, sales and marketing and IT, as well as young entrepreneurs owning their own businesses.

The Young Business Forum offers its members access to a range of networking events and has hosted dynamic speakers, such as: Dale Carr, CEO, Leadbolt; Matt Barrie, CEO,; Paul Bassett, Co-founder SEEK & partner of Square Peg Capital; Cliff Rosenberg, Managing Director Aus/NZ  LinkedIn; Peter Bush, CEO, McDonalds; Phil Kearns, Investec; John Symond, Founder, Aussie Home Loans; Emanuel Perdis, Managing Director, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics; and Julia Gillard MP, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Australian Labor Party.

Centre for Business Leadership

The Young Business Forum can be used to assist the learning and development of younger staff who can network with other young executives and entrepreneurs from diverse industry sectors, and hear and meet high calibre speakers. The benefits of being involved in the Young Business Forum include:

  • Access to one of Australia’s premier networking forums, and
  • Meeting and hearing leading Australian business and political leaders.

Please note - if the company you work for is a GOLD or SILVER member or Sponsor of the AICC in NSW, you are automatically eligible to attend these events at the discounted member rates.

Please contact  Alex Whitfield, Head of Marketing to find out more details (02) 9326 1700 or


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