Media Release: Supply Nation's 'End of Year' Dinner

Supply Nation, in conjunction with Member organisation, Compass Group, hosted a special 'End of Year' dinner for Board Members and Supply Nation affiliates last night.

The event took place at Compass Group's Sydney office in Kirribilli, where invited guests enjoyed a spectacular Indigenous inspired menu, accompanied by a selection of matching wines.

Sydney artist and illustrator Bronwyn Bancroft, a Supply Nation Certified Supplier, generously donated a cotton fabric screenprinted version of her moving piece Bowlegged Man, which was used to enhance the table décor.

Supply Nation's current Board Members; Stephen Roberts, Board Chair and CEO at Citibank, Gavin Bell, CEO at Freehills, Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner and George Misfud, Director of Human Resources at host venue, Compass Group were in attendance.

The event, which took place immediately after Supply Nation's annual AGM and Board Meeting yesterday afternoon, provided an opportunity to thank outgoing Board Members: Anthony Hollis and Leah Armstrong for their time and commitment to the Supply Nation cause.

Mr Hollis, Director at Kronos and Ms Armstrong, CEO at Reconciliation Australia, along with former Board Member Dug Russell, Director at Message Stick Group were each presented with a custom made glass Boomerang, created by Supply Nation Certified Supplier Wathaurong Glass.

Details of four new incoming Board Members were also announced at the dinner.

The new additions will include Michael Mcleod, CEO of Message Stick Communications and a founding Member of Supply Nation; Laura Berry, Head of Community at Qantas; Roger Allen, Director of Patagorang Investments and Shane Jacobs, Director of Pacific Services Group Holdings.

Prime Minister, Mr Tony Abbott sent his best wishes to guests attending the dinner via letter, expressing his admiration for the Supply Nation model and the support it provides to Indigenous businesses across Australia.

The letter was read by Warren Mundine, Chair of the Indigenous Advisory Council and an advocate of supplier diversity in Australia.

Also in attendance was Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes, one of the key players with the Sydney Swans.

In addition, several of Supply Nation's most active Members and Certified Suppliers were present at the invitation only event.