The Central Coast Economic Breakfast at the Mingara Recreation Club on Friday 10 April provided Central Coast leaders of business, industry and government invaluable insight into the global economic landscape and potential opportunities for the region.
Presented by the Central Coast Regional Advisory Council and facilitated by the Central Coast NSW Business Chamber, this bi-annual event has become an important fixture of the business calendar of the region.
The University of Newcastle (UON) Central Coast is proud to sponsor this important business event that fosters its vision to drive excellence and innovation within the region and support of the growth of economic capacity in the Central Coast.
Rob Rennie, Global Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities for Westpac, discussed the current global economic environment and factors that are influencing the economic landscape, as well as potential opportunities for business and industry on the Central Coast.
Ryan James from economic forecasters Economic ID, offered attendees a regional perspective on emerging data trends.
‘The importance of informed evidence to support economic regional development cannot be underestimated,’ said Mr Dan Farmer, Central Coast NSW Business Chamber CEO.
Since the establishment of UON’s Central Coast campus in 1985, more than 11,600 graduates have completed a range of world-class UON programs and have gone on to make a difference in their communities.
In 2015 UON celebrates 25 years on the coast – and 50 years in the region – and the Central Coast campus continues to shape graduates into key members in our local community, and the world.