growing our businesses together

Upcoming events

    • 14 Feb 2017
    • 12:30 PM
    • 31 Mar 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Hurstbridge Community Hub

    Our pilot project for Nillumbik Business Network members of a co-working space in the Hurstbridge Community Hub is set to start  in February and will run through to thend of Term 1 2017. 

    If you would be interested in using this space which will have free WiFi and access to print B&W A4 documents please indicate your interest by registering for this "event".

    The space will be available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. from 12.30pm through to 4.30pm.

    NBN will offer co-working places to paid up members of the association. Members wishing to use the space will register with NBN giving their name and contact details. Only members registered will have access to a co-working space. Terms of registration will be determined by the association committee from time to time.

    Registered members upon entering Meeting Room 2 during the offered co-working times will sign in using the sign in book provided.

    All users of the co-working space will abide by any instruction or condition of use Nillumbik Shire Council chooses to apply to the hire agreement. All users of the co-working space will also:

    • Respect other users and any reasonable impact their use may have on others in the co-working space or generally using Hurstbridge Community Hub facilities.
    • Not invite non-registered people to use the space.
    • Respect other users when conducting business meetings or using telephones.
    • Respect other users in term of using equipment and services provided in the co-working space.

    Association rules apply to the users of the co-working space including regarding complaints or excluding users that breach this procedure.

    Most importantly users of the co-working space must ensure they have fun and enjoy each other’s company!!!!

    • 12 Apr 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Degani's 29-35 Chute St Diamond Creek


    Have you got a book inside you? Come along and hear local power woman and martial arts expert Kiley Baker, author of "Mother, Lover, Woman, Warrior", talk about how she went about getting her book published. What she learned, would do differently and the benefits of being a published author. If you've ever thought about writing a book, this is the event for you.



    • 19 Apr 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Degani's, 29-35 Chute St, Diamond Creek

    Coffee and your digital questions answered. If you're building a business and use digital to market or deliver, then come along with your vexing question and get some answers or just pick the brain of moderator, Kirri Romero, digital strategist at the Online Fix.

    The venue is at  29 - 35 Chute Street, Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia 3089, meeting at 12pm. All comers welcome. No set agenda, the conversation will go where you want to take it. Buy your own coffee/lunch. 



    • 21 Apr 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Bridge2Eden, 6/920 Main Rd, Hurstbridge

    Informal group, for members and guests. Bring along a business problem, buy your own breakfast and workshop your issue through with other small business owners. It's a powerful way to start your day!


    • 10 May 2017
    • 6:45 PM
    • Edendale Farm, Gastons Rd, Eltham
    How do you get the most out of your day running your own business, being there for your family and friends and still being able to stay sane? We’ve gathered a panel of three experts at time management, life and business hacks that are going to share with you practical, take away tricks and hacks to make the best of your day.
    Practical time management techniques to be provided from our panel of three with Linda Reed-Enever and Clive Enever from Business Business Business and Leadership coach Justine Robbins will provide SMART goal setting, prioritisation, building in accountability and more to help you become efficient with your time.


    • 19 May 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Bridge2Eden, 6/920 Main Rd, Hurstbridge

    Informal group, for members and guests. Bring along a business problem, buy your own breakfast and workshop your issue through with other small business owners. It's a powerful way to start your day!


    • 14 Jun 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • TBA

    This a hands-on, practical session where Gemma Carr of Gemma Carr Photography will walk us through photo composition for products, how to take the best selfie (so don't forget your phone), when you need a photographer and when you don't, how to choose a good photographer and how to get the most out of a photo session with a brilliant and concise brief. 




    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Bridge2Eden, 6/920 Main Rd, Hurstbridge

    Informal group, for members and guests. Bring along a business problem, buy your own breakfast and workshop your issue through with other small business owners. It's a powerful way to start your day!


Past events

17 Mar 2017 Hurstbridge Business Breakfast
15 Mar 2017 March Digital Deep Dive - questions & answers over coffee
08 Mar 2017 Let's talk (all about your) business
17 Feb 2017 Hurstbridge Business Breakfast
15 Feb 2017 Digital deep dive - questions & answers over coffee
08 Feb 2017 Preparing for EOFY
20 Jan 2017 Hurstbridge Business Breakfast
02 Dec 2016 Network Christmas Party
18 Nov 2016 Hurstbridge Business Breakfast
09 Nov 2016 Candid conversations - the art of the start-up - getting your business started
28 Oct 2016 Hurstbridge Business Breakfast
12 Oct 2016 Upcoming digital trends and preparing your 2017 digital action plan
05 Oct 2016 Networking Morning Tea - October
14 Sep 2016 Candid Conversation with Legally Yours PLUS a panel of legal eagles to answer all your business questions
23 Aug 2016 Small Business Festival Victoria - Create your Digital Success Story
10 Aug 2016 Small Business Festival Victoria - Business grants & assistance explained
27 Jul 2016 Networking Morning Tea - July
13 Jul 2016 Candid Conversation with Janita Friend - PR Services Online
22 Jun 2016 Networking Morning Tea - June
08 Jun 2016 Candid Conversation with Bambi Gordon
11 May 2016 Handle Your Own PR with Jules Brooke
27 Apr 2016 Creating Loyalty Follow Up Workshop
23 Mar 2016 Creating Loyalty, Building Community
17 Feb 2016 Budgeting for a Life that Works
11 Dec 2015 Christmas Party
18 Nov 2015 Tick all the boxes with Neha Nayyar
21 Oct 2015 Your time is money with Rosie Shilo
16 Sep 2015 Negatives to Positives with Daryl Brooke
26 Aug 2015 How to Map out your Marketing with Jules Blundell
15 Jul 2015 Social Networking Get-together
17 Jun 2015 Social Networking Get-together
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