About Us

Who we are

i3net is a powerful network of industry-based companies working from the Illawarra. The network was established to promote the collective capability of industry to local, national and international markets. Being a part of i3net provides members with a highly valued vehicle for fostering relationships and strengthening Illawarra business capabilities.

The Network

i3net is a powerful network of industry-based companies.

Our 55+ members represent some of the largest companies in Australia & all the way through to SMEs and supply organisations, with over 10,000 employees.

i3net fosters relationships between members that leads to collaboration, knowledge sharing, innovation, and the ability to deliver world-class industrial solutions in products and services. 

The network actively seeks out new market opportunities for individual members and opportunities where member collectives and partnerships can combine their resources and gain a competitive advantage. From developing strategy to design, construction, fabrication, logistics and more, i3net is the platform than helps members grow and thrive.

Purpose & Mission

“To Inspire Illawarra Industry Growth & Sustainability”

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Where it all started…

When i3net was first proposed, heavy industry in the Illawarra was undergoing a long and challenging restructure in the face of global competition. Thankfully a group of local business leaders were not going to let a proud history of steel, mining and manufacturing wither.

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Our Corporate Partners

The businesses and organisations that share the common goal of supporting a dynamic and diverse economy in the Illawarra.

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2021

Board Members + CEO

Emilio Salucci

i3net Chairman

David Bridge

i3net Vice-Chairman

David Apolo

i3net Treasurer

Jim Allan

i3net Board Member

Mark Grimson

i3net Board Member, Ex-Officio

Zahra Shahbazain

i3net Board Member, Ex-Officio

Maja Ristevski

i3net Board Member

Lisa Byleveld

i3net Board Member

Bianca Perry

CEO, i3net

2020 Board Members + CEO

Emilio Salucci

i3net Chairman

David Bridge

i3net Vice-Chairman

David Apolo

i3net Treasurer

Dan Henricson

i3net Board Member

Jim Allan

i3net Board Member

Mark Grimson

i3net Board Member, Ex-Officio

John Zagame

i3net Board Member

Yvonne Walker

i3net Board Member

Zahra Shahbazain

i3net Board Member, Ex-Officio

Bianca Perry

CEO, i3net

Honorary Members

Clive Gover

RETIRED, FOUNDATION MEMBER 2002

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Bob Coombes

RETIRED, FOUNDATION MEMBER 2002

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Colin Seaborn

SOS INITIATIVES, FOUNDATION MEMBER 2002

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How can you get involved?

Become a member of i3net and access a growing and powerful network for business growth and development. Access the power of the network.