The PHCCI is one of Pilbara’s biggest and most powerful business networks with more than 400 members. We are a driving force toward the growth and success of local commerce, and we are constantly working to build the economic strength of the region. We are an active, independent, not-for-profit organisation, that works hard to deliver high-quality services, events, and initiatives. Our goal is to make doing business in Port Hedland easier and more rewarding.

We are focused on developing strategies for economic growth and business investment, which create opportunities and possibilities for future generations. The PHCCI is committed to ensuring small to medium-sized businesses remain important contributors to the local economy.

Our busy annual event calendar includes monthly Business After Hours networking events, Business of the Year Awards showcase, Women in Business Luncheons, Men in Business luncheons and the popular Business Breakfast series.


Event Partner

BHP has been part of the Western Australia community for 50 years, and the Pilbara is central to its global success. Its Western Australian Iron Ore business includes mines, rail, and port operations in the region. Port Hedland is one of the largest iron ore loading ports in the world and the largest in Australia.

BHP is committed to sharing the economic benefits of its operations with Pilbara communities through employment, local procurement, and community investments. In 2017, BHP expanded its Local Buying Program to the Pilbara. This year, the program achieved a significant milestone with over A$1 billion spent on small, local, and Indigenous businesses across regional Australia.

Town of Port Hedland

Event Partner

The Town of Port Hedland is a major employer in the region with almost 300 staff.

The Council provides a range of services and manages community assets including the JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub; Matt Dann Theatre and Cinema; Port and South Hedland libraries; South Hedland Landfill and Community Recycling Centre; Port and South Hedland aquatic centres; Wanangkura Stadium and Gratwick Fitness Centres.

The Town of Port Hedland has a vision for a thriving, resilient and inclusive future for the diverse Hedland community. It has laid the foundation for this vision through the adoption of its Strategic Community Plan 2022-2032 and the 15-year Long-Term Financial Plan.

Why Sponsor

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The Hedland Economic and Franchise Forum sponsorship and exhibition packages have been designed to:

  • Provide an excellent opportunity to promote your company among forum delegates, high profile personnel and key policy makers
  • Raise your company profile
  • Allow for the opportunity to develop new strategic partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships

Early confirmation of your sponsorship will ensure the highest level of exposure.

An extensive marketing campaign including advertising, direct mail, email broadcasts, social media and web coverage will be implemented in the lead up to the forum.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Partner 2 ONLY $15,000
Session Sponsor 5 ONLY $10,000
Catering Sponsor 1 ONLY $10,000
MC Sponsor 1 ONLY $7,500
Sundowner Sponsor 1 ONLY $5,000
Media Partner 1 ONLY $5,000 in kind
Merchandise Sponsor 1 ONLY $2,500
Exhibition Booth $4,000