What does EGMI do?

EGMI (East Gippsland Marketing Inc) is the marketing body for East Gippsland. We promote the region as a place to visit, live, work and invest. We are partly funded by East Gippsland Shire and also the business community across East Gippsland. We work closely with Destination Gippsland, East Gippsland Shire, Food and Fibre Gippsland, GLaWAC, the Business and Tourism Associations and Chambers of Commerce to collaborate on projects and communicate why East Gippsland is a great place to be.

East Gippsland Marketing Inc promote our region as an amazing place to visit, live, work and invest.

We do this in a variety of ways including:
- Working with other tourism organisations and maximising opportunities for our region.
- Working with media so that they know some of the great businesses, people, places and product we have here.
- Utilising social and online media as a cost-effective way of reaching a large number of people to showcase East Gippsland (Love East Gippsland Facebook page and Supporting East Gippsland Businesses Facebook group).
- Creating business opportunities so that strong networks can be formed, partnerships made and small businesses can thrive.

Who is EGMI?

EGMI is East Gippsland Marketing Incorporated. We are a not-for-profit association located in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland. EGMI is run by three part-time staff members and is managed by a volunteer board made up of business leaders from across East Gippsland.

East Gippsland Marketing Inc promote our region as an amazing place to visit, live, work and invest.

Is EGMI the same as East Gippsland Shire?

No. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation.

Why should I become a supporter of EGMI?

Because you want others to value East Gippsland as you do. You want East Gippsland to grow and prosper sustainably through visitation, increased employment opportunities and investment.
By becoming a partner with EGMI some of the opportunities you will recieve or have the opportunity to be a part of include:
- Monthly Partner Newsletter (featuring local partner businesses, grants and events that may be relevant to partners)
- Upon joining you receive a feature in the newsletter which goes out to over 1000 local individuals and business owners.
- Opportunity to host a networking event
- Access to the EGMI photo library
- Welcome Pack
- Letters of Support (where required)
- Invitation to bi-monthly business networking events
- Invitation to the EGMI Christmas Party
- EGMI Supporter email address signature
- Media Release at Sign up
- EGMI Facebook Business Post
- A listing on main EGMI Website.
- Opportunity to partake in promotions, campaigns, and events EGMI are organising eg; QR Coffee Cup Stickers
- PR Opportunities as they arise.
- Opportunity to be featured in our Visit East Gippsland Database which is sent to over 6000 subscribers.

Why do you work for or volunteer for EGMI?

We are so passionate about East Gippsland, with many of us having grown up or built a career in the region. We want others to know and love East Gippsland as we do. We want the region to grow and prosper.