May Open Meeting

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019

In Christine Williams presentation she will share her knowledge and experiences based around a Forbes Insight survey that showed an overwhelming 84% of respondents stated that they prefer face-to-face meetings when it comes to establishing business relations.

April Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

Because of exceptional busy times for all businesses there will not be a Members’ Forum this April.

We look forward to meeting up with you at another of our MBN events.

April Open Meeting

Tuesday, 9th April 2019

In-conjunction with Bendigo Bank – we will be hosting A Business Breakfast featuring an Economic Update with David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research.

Full details of this event will posted shortly!

March Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 26th March 20129

We know Members frequently feel that the real value of their membership comes from the Member-only Forums.

Detail of this event will be coming soon!

March Open Meeting 2019

Tuesday, 12th March 2019

If you are looking for staff or training to improve your business performance, this meeting is a must.   You will hear from providers who offer alternatives to traditional employment services.  They will offer a range of incentives and guide you to finding the right people for the job.

February Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 26th February 2019

We know Members frequently feel that the real value of their membership comes from the Member-only Forums.

Detail of this event will be coming soon!

February Open Meeting

Tuesday, 12th February 2019

In a world of increasing complexity and ambiguity, leaders must achieve the highest levels of personal leadership to deliver results in a demanding context. Andrew Horsfield’s interactive, motivating keynote will inspire people to pursue the highest levels of personal leadership so they can succeed in the future of work.

January Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

We know Members frequently feel that the real value of their membership comes from the Member-only Forums.

December Open Meeting

Tuesday, 11th December

There will be a fabulous panel discussion so that you can hear from some of the winners of the Manningham Business Excellence Awards as they share secrets to their success ! Winners will be happy to take questions from the audience as well as sharing networking time.

MBN’s Annual Christmas Party

Friday, 7th December

Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Invitation to some festive cheer from Santa's MBN Committee!
Come along, take some time out, relax and talk with your fellow members - enjoy a quiet drink, scrumptious finger food and have some fun.

November Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 27th November

You’re invited to come along to the best interactive session of the year – share something of yourself and maybe pick up a useful tip or two on the way.

MBEA Gala Dinner

Friday, 16th November

Manningham Business Network Inc. will not be hosting an Opening Meeting in November 2018.   We will, as has become our custom, support the Manningham Business Excellence Awards at the announcement of the winners Gala Dinner.
We encourage everyone to join us for this night of celebration ...

October Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 23rd October

For some working with Generation Y is straight forward process. For others it can be fraught with challenges, especially if you are a Baby Boomer. The theme of our member-only October Forum is to examine the various generations, explore the differences in their approaches to work/life balances and find successful working behaviours that will benefit business relationships with them.

October Open Meeting

Tuesday, 9th October

Superannuation is much more than just a sum taken from your income regularly. Investment options and insurance options within Super need to be fully understood to avoid poor outcomes.
We have asked Sue West of Money Natters to talk about Superannuation because it is such a big item on many people’s agendas.

September Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 25th September

Our lives are based around communicating with others; in our work lives, our personal lives, pretty much everything we do.
Having an understanding of behavioural styles and energy types can help you improve sales, create better relationships with your customers and staff, build better teams and enhance your relationship with your partner, your children and your friends. And, of course, it can help you understand yourself!

September Open Meeting

Tuesday, 11th September

We have not 1 but indeed 3 special guests coming along as a panel of experts at our September Dinner Meeting. Whether you need to top up your knowledge or tap into a new service, there will be some great value-adds in this terrific Outsourcing presentation.

August Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 28th August

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

August Open Meeting

Tuesday, 14th August

Crime prevention is just as important for business as it is for individuals. If you would like to learn how to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime - and what to do if it does occur – then you need to hear our “Confident Business” presentation.

July Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 24th July

'Tis the season to ...
> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

July Open Meeting

Tuesday, 10th July

We are very pleased to have Judy O’Connell, Small Business Commissioner, deliver a keynote presentation at our July Open Meeting. She will cover the 4 key functions of the VSMC - Advocacy, Engagement, Monitoring and Dispute resolution

June Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 26th June

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

May Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 26th June

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

June Open Meeting

Tuesday, 12th June

When it comes to engaging audiences on Brand Marketing and Competitive Business Strategy, Russell Pearson's fun and insightful style has impacted thousands.

With a catalogue of global and local clients, Russell works behind the scenes with amazing brands, allowing him to bring massive value to business audiences.

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Business Breakfast

Tuesday, 29th May

David Robertson is one of Australia's leading and most entertaining financial market commentators, and he's coming back to Manningham to give us the low down on the current and future state of our economy.

2018 MBE Awards Launch

Tuesday, 15th May

The Manningham Business Excellence Awards provide a platform for businesses of all shapes and sizes to showcase themselves.

May Open Meeting

Tuesday, 8th May

You are invited to join Paralympic Gold Medallist Dylan Alcott to explore why employing people with a disability will help your business.

April Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 24th April

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

April Open Meeting

Tuesday, 10 April

James Murphy is an entrepreneurial social worker who brings together his passions for community well being, generosity and quality living.

March Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 27th March

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

March Open Meeting

Tuesday, 13th March

Matthew Farmer is a Professional Writer and Social Media Expert who can help you grow your communication network.

February Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 27th February

> Share in business lessons learned by the group.
> Learn from fellow Members’ fields of expertise.
> Grow performance levels via business idea brainstorming.

February Open Meeting

Tuesday, 13th February,2018

Phoebe Lay - Marketing and mindset coach for business owners and early stage entrepreneurs – is our keynote speaker at our first Open Meeting for 2018.

January Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018

Kick-start your MBN year at an entertaining and informative Members' Forum.

December Open Meeting

Tuesday, 12th December, 2017

Meet the Winners of the 2017 MBEA Awards.

Annual Christmas Get Together

Friday, 8th December, 2017

Christmas is just around the corner – and we are making a jump start …

November – Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 28th November, 2017

Business Development Activity - 30 minutes or less to design an impactful Marketing Presentation!

November Open Meeting …

Wednesday, 15th Novemer, 2017

A celebration of business achievement!

Celebrate success …

Wednesday, 15th Novemer, 2017

A celebration of business achievement!

October – Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 24th October, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

October Open Meeting

Tuesday, 10th October, 2017

Glen Coutinho is one of the most decorated estate agents in Australia, finishing in the Top 10 Agents in the country over the past 4 years running. He has spoken across Australia & New Zealand and will share some of the key strategies that help set him apart from his peers.

Footy Finals September Function …

Thursday, 28th September, 2017

With a rousing AFL footy-final theme, the MBN committee is looking forward to welcoming members and guests. In a relaxed social atmosphere, this social event will be a fun filled, ideal way to explore new networking opportunities.

September Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 26th September, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

September Open Meeting

Tuesday, 12th September, 2017

We're excited to introduce David Jenyns, who is recognised as a high achieving entrepreneur and is the founder of one of Australia’s most trusted digital agencies, Melbourne SEO & Video.

Women Inspiring Business Lunch

Wednesday, 6th September, 2017

Manningham Business proudly presents the 4th annual Women Inspiring Business Lunch. Come along and bring your friends and colleagues to this outstanding annual event.

August Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

Manningham Business Expo

Tuesday, 22nd August, 2017

Manningham Business Network Inc. invites everyone to visit our own stand at the Manningham Business Expo – to make it the hub of your networking experience – to learn more about our association and meet with the members we represent.

August Open Meeting

Tuesday, 8th August, 2017

Jennifer Goddard is the convenor of the Australian Memory Championships, and Chief Operations Manager at the World Memory Championships, and you may recall seeing her in Todd Sampson’s documentary Redesign My Brain.

July Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 25th , 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

July Open Meeting

Tuesday, 11th July, 2017

Jules Brooke has owned and operated a number of small businesses herself and ran a PR agency specialising in small business clients, start-ups and entrepreneurs for well over a decade. She has worked in most disciplines in marketing, both in Australia and overseas, and loves to share her knowledge and experience.

June Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 27th June, 2017

The Member’s Forum lunch last year was a great success, so we are now urging all MBN members to join us and help raise the bar even higher this time around.

June Open Meeting

Tuesday, 13th June, 2017

Paul McCarthy’s proven marketing tactics have allowed entrepreneurs in almost every imaginable industry to improve not only the profitability of their business, but the quality of live their business delivers.

May Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 30th May, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

Business Breakfast

Tuesday, 30th May, 2017

MBN Members please note this FREE breakfast replaces our normal Member's Forum. Please register direct with Carly Kluge at carly.kluge@mcel.net.au.

May Open Meeting

Tuesday, 9th May, 2017

Pioneering business mentor and trainer Nik Tang inspires business owners to achieve their business dreams by seeing the opportunities for success in every idea. In his talk, Nik will share the single game-changing strategy proven to scale businesses for more money, more meaning and more freedom. No business owner can afford to miss this!

2017 MBEA Launch Breakfast

Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017

Your opportunity to learn from the past four award recipients of The Manningham Business of the Year.

April Members’ Forum

Wednesday , 26th April, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

April Open Meeting

Tuesday, 11th April, 2017

Yvonne Adele Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) started her professional life in a technical-support role with Microsoft as a natural-born tech-head. Yvonne has been Speaking professionally for 15+ years, since she created the Ms Megabyte character for the Today Show. Yvonne is the president of Social Media Club Melbourne and was one of a handful of speakers chosen by Amex to present at the nationwide ShopSmall events with David Koch and Michael Klim.

Quarterly Drinks …

Thursday, 30th March, 2017

Each quarter MBN has a fabulous informal celebration – we hope that you will join us at our casual drinks function that is open to members and guests.

March Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 28th March, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

March Open Meeting

Tuesday, 14th March, 2017

We all have IT challenges … we all need help at some time or another … Sometimes just knowing where to look for guidance is the greatest step forward. MBN has a starting point for you.

February Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 28th February, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

February Open Meeting

Tuesday, 14th February, 2017

Our speaker this month is someone who understands business, not only from a marketing, systems and strategic point of view – but from what many would say is a ‘Jedi-level’ deep-thinking stand point.

January Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 24th January, 2017

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

December Open Meeting

Tuesday, 13th December

Our final event for 2016, this will be a fantastic opportunity to get new ideas for your business and connect with MBN Members, Guests and other business leaders in our community.

Members’ Christmas Party!

Friday, 2nd December, 2016

Lets’ celebrate the season and all we’ve achieved in 2016!

November Members’ Meeting

Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016

Our monthly Forums are where many of our members believe they receive the real ‘gold’ of their membership.

Special Event …

Wednesday 9th November 2016,

Any MBN member who wishes to book a ticket at the discounted price of $40 can do so by contacting Peter Nash at treasurer@mbn.asn.au

Friday Night Drinks

Friday, 4 November, 2016

We might not hear hooves pounding … but we will have the glamour of the Spring Racing Carnival with us as we enjoy Friday Night drinks!

October Members’ Meeting

Tuesday 25 October 2016

What would you like to know about business risk from other members experience? Come along and share your ideas, ask questions and learn from your peers as we discuss managing all the risks in your business – especially the financial ones.

October Open Meeting

Tuesday 11th October, 2016

What’s the best way to attract quality, qualified leads to our business on a regular basis? Marcus Walford, from Herald Sun – News Corp Australia will give us tangible, practical tips in how to achieve these outcomes – and it’s not about buying advertising space!

September Members’ Meeting

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Our Table discussion activity for this month is all about looking after what’s most important in your business. There will be plenty of wisdom shared amongst members in this ‘closed-door’ forum.

September Open Meeting

Tuesday 13th September 2016

We have two very special speakers sharing information about just how we can Spring into Community Action – AND Boost our Bottom Line!
We trust this month’s event helps us all recognise how we can easily make helping the community a natural part of how we do business – and experience benefit to our bottom line by doing so.

August Members Meeting

Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016

Repeat by popular demand!
We will be picking up the threads of the July Forum and expanding ways and means of increasing our business prospects, with the help of our fellow members!

August Open Meeting

Tuesday 9th August

Dr Bruce Wells, in his trademark engaging and interactive style, will outline 5 steps that will allow employees to take greater responsibility for a healthier, happier, and more productive lifestyle. The steps include:
• identifying your priorities
• being fully engaged at work
• using a single-task focus
• cherishing your family, and
• recharging your batteries.

July Members Meeting

Tuesday 26th July

What’s the number one thing you want, or need, to change in how your business is performing right now? This month’s meeting is about brainstorming to find ways to help you.

July Open Meeting

Tuesday 12 July

In this challenging and thoughtful presentation, Profit on Purpose: The Solution to the Culture Crisis, Carolyn will reveal:
• Why a higher purpose than profit is essential to your company survival
• The three key ingredients to embedding and activating purpose in your people and your company
• What you can do right now to bring purpose to life in your company and your people

June Members Forum

Tuesday 28th June

Want the best impact from your marketing materials? Find out how you can achieve this at our Members Forum – and support the Ajani Café and Onemda at a special lunch time function.

June End of Financial Year Celebration

Friday, 24th June

It’s that time of the year when we all start to think about our end of fiscal year reports … Are you ready?

June Open Meeting

Tuesday 14th June

We’ve assembled a panel of successful business owners to share their thoughts on what makes for good marketing tactics in their businesses.

Gain new ideas and strategies on implementing effective, efficient, targeted marketing methods that work!

May Member Forum – MBEA Launch Breakfast

Tuesday 24 May

The Manningham Business Excellence Awards (MBEA) are on again in 2016. Instead of our usual Members Forum, this month’s meeting will be the Launch Party Breakfast for the 2016 MBEA. This breakfast event will outline the process for you, give you all the important dates, and give you a chance to ask questions to find out more about the awards.

May Open Meeting

Tuesday 10 May

Colin Andrew, from the Mediation Institute, will speak to us this month about how to deal more effectively with conflict.
Equipped with a depth of first-hand experience, Colin helps businesses, clubs & organisations of all sizes with Conflict and Dispute Resolution.
His topic for us? How to avoid conflict in the workplace … by dealing with it!

April Member Forum

Tuesday 26 April

This month’s Business Development activity will be:
Identifying your USP (Unique Selling Proposition) AND reducing client risk with Guarantees.

An interactive session with take-away value for all members.

Also, you will hear from two fellow MBN members, who will receive valuable feedback from the rest of us to help them grow their business.

April Open Meeting

Tuesday 12 April 2016

We’re excited to have Jeff Ryall coming to speak with us!

With more than 45 years’ experience in the business world – and the last 24 of these working in his own small businesses – Jeff is going to share with us the 10 things I wish I’d known when I started in Small Business.

March Member Meeting – SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

The March Member Meeting will be replaced by a Special General Meeting. Please attend or send your proxy voting form.
The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:
•Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
•Discuss business topics of interest
•Network with other members
•Create alliances
•Access to members library of books and CD.
•And much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

FREE (MEMBERS ONLY)

March Open Meeting

Featuring Lisa Renn - "Foster Potential".

February Member Meeting

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:
•Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
•Discuss business topics of interest
•Network with other members
•Create alliances
•Access to members library of books and CD.
•An much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

FREE (MEMBERS ONLY)

February Open Meeting

TOPIC: Are You Pricing Like Dennis Denuto?

In this session, Jon Manning asks if you are pricing like the incompetent lawyer in the movie, “The Castle”? Jon will share with you the reasons why pricing is getting scary, despite the fact that it is the most powerful profit improvement lever every company has. He will share with you some common pricing traps companies often fall into, and real life case studies to help you understand how to price for the value you provide, turning your pricing into an opportunity.

January Member Meeting

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:

Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
Discuss business topics of interest
Network with other members
Create alliances
Access to members library of books and CD.
An much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

FREE (MEMBERS ONLY)

Breakfast, Tea & Coffee provided.

MBN Members Christmas Party

Come celebrate the Festive Season at our end of year event. There will be canapes, buffet dinner, barefoot bowling and a ***SPECIAL JOLLY GUEST*** is expected to make an appearance!

This event is for members and their families, to thank them for their support during the year.

December Open Meeting – feat. the Winners of the Business Excellence Awards

Featuring guest speaker Tina Manolitsas.

"Tina is a highly experienced Digital Marketing Strategist, Event Producer (corporate, conference & exhibition) and Marketing Communication specialist with proven success across multiple industry sectors and B2B and B2C environments within Corporate, Ad Agency, Not For Profit, Government and Consultancy environments.

A long time academic teaching Marketing and Business across Australia’s leading universities (locally and globally) and a published author, Tina enjoys mentoring C - level Marketing professionals and Business Owners to help launch their business; products, services and personal brand.

On this occasion Tina will tune in to the Business Excellence Award Winners as part of her presentation.

Tina is a dedicated long-time volunteer for various professional and community bodies including her own municipality."

November Member Meeting

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:

Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
Discuss business topics of interest
Network with other members
Create alliances
Access to members library of books and CD.
An much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

FREE (MEMBERS ONLY)

Breakfast, Tea & Coffee provided.

November Open Meeting – Business Excellence Awards

The Manningham Business Excellence Awards provide a platform for Manningham businesses of all shapes and sizes to showcase themselves, highlight their strengths and celebrate their points of difference.

October Member Meeting

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:

Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
Discuss business topics of interest
Network with other members
Create alliances
Access to members library of books and CD.
An much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

FREE (MEMBERS ONLY)

Breakfast, Tea & Coffee provided.

October Open Meeting – presented by Bendigo Bank

A corporate breakfast hosted by our sponsors, Bendigo Bank, with guest presenter Morgan Gries.

Morgan Gries is a Small Business Banking Manager at the Bendigo Bank with the responsibility of assisting with the finance requirements for Small to Medium Business Enterprises (SME’s) located within the north eastern region Melbourne. Morgan also serves as the Treasurer for the Box Hill Tennis Club where he looks after the daily financial operation & reporting obligations of the club. Prior to joining Bendigo Bank 5 years ago, Morgan worked as an accountant for Flynn Associates in South Yarra. Prior to working for Flynn Associates, Morgan completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University in 2009, majoring in Accounting & Finance.

Friday Night Drinks

Join us and take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. This is a great opportunity to meet new faces, catch up with some familiar ones and network in a relaxed and casual setting. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

September Member Meeting – M500 Business Benchmark Group

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. There are 11 meetings per year.
This meeting enables member to have the options to:

Discuss their business and identify how other members can assist
Discuss business topics of interest
Network with other members
Create alliances
Access to members library of books and CD.
An much more

The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

September Open Meeting – feat. MBN Panel Discussion

An informative open forum featuring a panel discussion and presentations from members of the Manningham Business Network.

August Friday Night Drinks

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. This is a great opportunity to meet new faces, catch up with some familiar ones and network in a relaxed and casual setting. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

August Member Meeting – AGM

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for this year will be held on the Tuesday 25 August 2015, commencing at 7:00am. This will be held in the function room at The Pancake Parlour, Doncaster, and is open to MEMBERS ONLY.

Women Inspiring Business Expo and Lunch

The Expo feature a diverse range of local businesses and their services. This is a great opportunity to network with like minded businesses; to share, learn and grow together.

Following the Expo a two course lunch featuring a presentation from guest speaker Yvonne Bornstein. Yvonne went from high flying success in the business world to a Russian deal gone wrong. She has survivied kidnapping, terror and torture. Now safely back home in Australia, Yvonne is an inspiring and empowered woman, wife and mother.

July Friday Night Drinks

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. This is a great opportunity to meet new faces, catch up with some familiar ones and network in a relaxed and casual setting. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

July Open Meeting

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Roger is not only the creator of the "Matrix Thinking"™ technique and is widely sought after as an international speaker on Innovation, opportunity and business development, but he is also a local Donvale resident, so a special welcome just because of that.

He is the author of four books, Director and former CEO of the Innovation Centre of Victoria (INNOVIC) as well as a number of companies both in Australia and overseas.

He has been responsible for a number of successful technology start-ups and in 2004 was a regular panelist on the ABC New Inventors TV program.

In 2005 he was appointed to the "Chair of Innovation" at “The Queens University" in Belfast.

Matrix Thinking is now used in more than 26 countries and licensed to Deloitte, one of the world’s largest consulting firms.

June “End of Financial Year” Friday Night Drinks

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. This is a great opportunity to meet new faces, catch up with some familiar ones and network in a relaxed and casual setting. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

June Member Meeting – Sue Ellson Workshop

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Sue is a LinkedIn specialist. She will give you valuable hints on social media start up and using premium value social media platforms for your business. She'll show you how to optimise your keywords , create effective profiles and increase the conversation frequencies with your contacts.
Sue's expertise extends to business consulting, website design and SEO's.

June Open Meeting

Wednesday 10 June

His claim to fame is running 13,000km+ across the world’s longest mountain trails,; an inspirational and motivating story in itself. However, running on blisters and infection, crossing raging and crocodile infested rivers, through avalanche and war zones while running up to 95km a day for months at a time, takes a whole lot more than desire to achieve a goal.

Planning that goal and working with a team to make it happen, discipline, determination and an emotional motive are all crucial to the positive end result.

May Open Meeting

Tuesday 12 May

Effective Marketing & Selling Solutions for Tough Times

April Member Meeting

Tuesday 28 April

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

April Open Meeting

Tuesday 14 April

Success is Simple, but Not Easy

People talk about Success. Many even work hard for it. Interestingly many people have no idea what it is.

Join Warwick Merry, the Get More Guy, as he shares his ideas and experiences on how you can have more Success in your life.

March Member Meeting

Tuesday 24 March

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

March Open Meeting

Tuesday 10 March

In this not to be missed presentation Jamie will give you effective marketing ideas and how to implement them on a low budget.

February Member Meeting

Tuesday 24 February

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

February Open Meeting

Tuesday 10 February

This will be a practical and interactive presentation with a lot of content and the opportunity to ask questions related to your needs. Sue will share examples and real life true stories so you will have plenty of take home tips.
Learn how to:
Optimise your keywords most effectively.
Complete your profiles for your purpose.
Increase your conversion rates.

January Friday Night Drinks – Cancelled this month

Friday 30 January, 2015

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

January Member Meeting

Tuesday 27 January

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

December Open Meeting

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

The Victorian Small Business Commissioner, Geoff Browne, encourages local businesses and their advisers to attend these sessions so that they are aware of the services available to them, and how effective they can be.

November Friday Night Drinks

Friday 28 November, 2014

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

November Member Meeting

Tuesday 25 November

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

November Open Meeting – Business Excellence Awards

Tuesday 18 November, 2014

This signature event will see the announcement of the finalists and winner across all five categories in this year Awards.

October Friday Night Drinks

Friday 31 October

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

October Member Meeting

Tuesday 28 October

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

Gardenhill Exclusive VIP Preview

Thursday 23 October

Twilight Networking & Gardenhill Exclusive VIP Preview

October Open Meeting

Tuesday 14 October, 2014

My passion of Business-to-Business Sales pulled the heart strings and drew me back into direct components of sales with ACN. This opportunity led me to where I am today by enabling my skills, knowledge, passion and ambition to be on display as a key note presenter in front of the sales team managers and corporate stakeholders of the organisation.

September Friday Night Drinks

Friday 26 September, 2014

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

September Member Meeting

Sunday 14 September

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

September Open Meeting

Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Guest Speaker Adam O'Donnell

August Friday Night Drinks

Friday 30 August 2014

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

August Member Meeting

Tuesday 26 August

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

August Open Meeting – Women Inspiring Business Lunch

Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Triple Olympic Swimmer and triple Olympic medallist Nicole Livingstone represented Australian Swimming for 12 years who will detail her achievement in life, sport and business.

July Friday Night Drinks Cancelled.

Friday 25 July

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

July AGM & Member Meeting

Tuesday 22 July

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

July Open Meeting

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Brad Tonini has had over 16 years of running his own business. He will show you how to “Sell when you don’t look like you’re selling”.
Paul is known as Australia’s Rockstar Marketer and is an expert in helping companies of all sizes to innovate their marketing to generate breakthrough results.

June Friday Night Drinks

Friday 27 June

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

June Member Meeting

Tuesday 24 June

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

June Open Meeting

Wednesday 11 June

My passion of Business-to-Business Sales pulled the heart strings and drew me back into direct components of sales with ACN. This opportunity led me to where I am today by enabling my skills, knowledge, passion and ambition to be on display as a key note presenter in front of the sales team managers and corporate stakeholders of the organisation.

BEA Breakfast Launch with Guest Speaker Steve Moneghetti

Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Join us to launch this years Business Excellence Awards Breakfast function with guest speaker Steve Moneghetti. This event will provide all attendees with the opportunity to network with other Manningham businesses.

March Open Meeting

Tuesday 11 March

In this not to be missed presentation Lisa will show you how your current health and lifestyle may be cutting into your profits and how you can turn this around to improve your confidence, energy levels and productivity.

February Friday Night Drinks

Friday 27 February

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

February Member Meeting

Tuesday 25 February

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

February Open Meeting

Tuesday 11 February

In this not to be missed presentation Lisa will show you how your current health and lifestyle may be cutting into your profits and how you can turn this around to improve your confidence, energy levels and productivity.

January Friday Night Drinks

Friday 31 January

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

May Friday Night Drinks

Friday 31 January

Take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

January Member Meeting

Tuesday 28 January

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

April Friday Night Drinks

Friday 27 March
Located at 6 Mitchell St, Doncaster East
Join us and take some time out to relax and mingle with other MBNers over a drink or two. This is a great opportunity to meet new faces, catch up with some familiar ones and network in a relaxed and casual setting. The more the merrier so please feel free to bring along colleagues or clients!

Please RSVP by COB 25 March 2015.

May Member Meeting

The Manningham Business Network members meeting is a closed meeting only available for members. It is held on the 4th Tuesday of the month. The meetings are specifically for members to help each other.

July Member Meeting – BEA Breakfast Launch

2015 Launch Business breakfast to launch a Business Excellence Awards program for the City of Manningham. All Manningham businesses and their staff are invited to attend.