Attracting hundreds of industry, government and community sector guests for more than 30 years, our well-attended events deliver unique insights and networking opportunities, including six economic breakfasts in 2018.

2019 Hunter Economic Breakfast Series - 4 times a year
2019 Upper Hunter Economic Breakfast Series - twice a year
Smaller and Smarter Cities: International Symposium - 10 to 11 October 2019

Australia's premier forum for addressing the opportunities and challenges facing 'second cities' - major, non-capital cities from Newcastle to Wollongong, Geelong, Townsville and the Gold Coast. FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK

Dinner and Launch for the Smaller and Smarter Cities Symposium - 9 October 2019

Surrounded by history and with a view to the Hunter’s future, hear from Andrew Beer, a leading authority on unleashing the potential of Australia’s regions. To be held in the iconic Victoria Theatre, Newcastle this special dinner event will launch the Smaller & Smarter Cities: International Symposium 2019FIND OUT MORE AND BOOK


Joint Dinner with the NSW Planning Minister - 14 August 2019

The Hunter Ahead: Driving the Region's Future - The Hon. Rob Stokes, MP - a joint event presented with Hunter Business Chamber on Wed. 14 August.

2018 Symposium Dinner featuring Bernard Salt - 30 October 2019 | Merewether Surfhouse

Building a better Newcastle: A lesson in turning adversity into an agent of change

2018 Hugh Mackay Public Lecture (free) - Download the transcript

2017 New Professors Talk 
HRF Centre Director Prof. Will Rifkin - 25 Ways to Spot an Expert - Listen Now

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