About Us

About Us

The Haymarket Chamber of Commerce is not-for-profit association representing the business community in and around the Haymarket.

 

With strong connections with the City of Sydney Council and other government departments, we are able to make representations on behalf of members to advance their interests in promoting and maintaining business growth in the area.

 

From public domain improvements to business opportunities; tourism promotion to commerce development; city planning to cultural enhancement, the Haymarket Chamber of Commerce is a strong representative for the local business community.

 

As one of the most influential business organisations in Sydney, the Haymarket Chamber of Commerce comprises a wide variety of businesses including representatives from major Autralian and foreign banks, high profile restaurants, F&B operators in Chinatown/Haymarket and various professional services. 

 

Our vision is to achieve a strong representative and supportive body for the local business community, championing continual improvements to maintain and enhance Haymarket as a vibrant and attractive place to do business.

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

Haymarket Chamber of Commerce's privacy statement demonstrates our firm commitment to privacy.  The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Haymarket Chamber of Commerce.

 

Haymarket Chamber of Commerce does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis.  For example; personal information may be gathered from the membership registration process for subscription or services.

 

Personally identifiable information on individual users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection. 

 

Residents

  • 17,000 residents living in the Haymarket Village Hub area.
  • 3000 businesses
  • Approx. 250 food outlets and restaurants
  • This represents 8% of the total City of Sydney resident population.
  • 6,758 residential dwellings

 

Visitor Accommodation

  •  4197 hotel rooms, 1233 serviced apartments and 1327 backpacker beds
  •  Representing between 25-30% of the city’s total visitor accommodation.

 

Food & Hospitality Industry

  • Area offers 22,000 seats in restaurants, cafes and pavement dining.
  • Additional 1700 seats within food courts.
  • 2,800 capacity in the area’s hotels and bars.

 

Top 5 Industry Divisions by the number of business establishments -

  • Retail and Personal Services.
  • Food and Drink.
  • Professional and Business Services.
  • Tourist, Cultural and Leisure.
  • Finance and Financial Services.

 

Employment

  • Total employment of the Haymarket village hub = 48,000 / 2500 businesses.
  • Represents 13% of the city’s workforce, second only to the CBD.
  • Includes World Square which houses 5,500 employees.

 

Top 10 industries by employment –

 

  1. 7,300  professional & business services
  2. 6,000  government
  3. 5,200  ICT
  4. 4,600  financial
  5. 3,900 food and drink
  6. 3,200 retail & personal services
  7. 3,200 tourism cultural and leisure
  8. 3,200 transport & logistics
  9. 2,800 creative industries
  10. 2,000 utilities

 

 

Note: The information provided in this overview has been taken from a report compiled by the City of Sydney.

 HCC Executive Members 2019 - 2020
 
HCC Executive Team 2019 - 2020
From left to right with the first line: Jonathan Wong, George Wing Kee, Simon Chan, Jessie Xiao. Arthur Chao and Richard Hughes
L to R Second Row: Jack Lee, Vincent Lim, James Cui, Jeffrey Tran, Kerena Tran, Vaughn de Vocht, Linda McCreath and Serena Tran.
Apologies: Brad Chan and Karen Soo
 
HCC's Young Leaders:
 
HCC anticpates a most exciting year particularly as we welcome our Sub Committee Young Leadership team including Jeffrey Tran, Serena Tran, James Cui, Kerena Tran and Arthur Chao into HCC's Executive team with a most substantial leadership team of 15 members.  HCC is ver y pleased to welcome  the return of HCC's previous President and honorary HCC member Brad Chan and new EC member Jack Lee.
 
HCC EC biographies will be listed very soon.