MBN’s review of business offers and opportunities


Business Connection  –  13th April, 2021

Our guest presenter, Philippe Guichard, is an international Industrial Designer and entrepreneur.  He is responsible for over $200 Million in sales generated by his designs.  BOOK NOW to reserve your place to hear his ‘Innovate and validate your ideas for 2021 and beyond’ address.

Member-Only Forum  –  27th April 2021

Bookings will open soon, so Save The Date in your diary now.   We will have another fabulous session based around our association mantra to Share, Learn & Grow together.

MBN series of Webinars

There is a world of opportunity to participate in a fabulous range of important topics on our website.  We urge you to visit the site and reserve places to events that will boost your Covid recovery and business development strategies.

Corporate video recording has recommenced!

Our Digital Footprint Project is an online initiative promoting MBN members’ businesses across selected MBN digital platforms.  The purpose of this program is to direct more traffic to your business website.  Contact us at or 0421 944 891 for full details on how you can join this unique program and increase your marketplace awareness .

Why you need a Google My Business Listing

Alison Evans
Did you know 46% of all Google searches are local?  This means if anybody is searching for a business, they need it to be local and it needs to appear on Google!  Read Alison’s full article featured on our website News and Facebook page.

Jane Caro AM set to empower women at Doncare Charity luncheon

Empowered Women, Empowering Women 2021 – Charity Luncheon
Join Jane Caro at the Empowered Women, Empowering Women Charity Luncheon and hear from Australia’s most influential social commentator.
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What’s new at Manningham Council?

Christine Gibbins
A grant program specifically for Manningham based businesses is now open to assist local business make improvements, up-skill and build their online presence.
The program aims to support local businesses recovering from COVID-19 restrictions, helping them to invest in their business, build business resilience and adapt to the post COVID-19 economy. These grants will also offer support for new businesses discovering opportunities in the changed environment.
Business can apply for one of two grant categories available:
•            Digital Business Support Grant – amounts of up to $2,000 are available to support small business with costs associated with moving online
•            Business Coaching and Development Grant – amounts of up to $2,000 are available to encourage business growth and resilience through coaching, training and development.
Applications are open from Tuesday 16 March at 9.00am and close on Monday 19 April 2021.

Business Offer

Peggy Man     HSBC Bank Australia Limited
Choose the home loan that’s the talk of the neighbourhood.  For more information visit   Feel free to contact MBN Member Peggy on 9981 7662 / 0401 561 037 or for personal service.

A resource page of awesomeness

Russell Pearson
Sharing some news from our long-time supporter … Russell has developed a “Lot of cool stuff” for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Thought Leaders.  He says there is “plenty of gold in there for growing your business and attracting better clients”.  Click here for access and explore the possibilities.

Whitehorse Business Group Zoom Meeting

This free session is to be held on Friday, 26th March, 2021 from 8:30am – 9:00am when the topic will be ‘The Power of Purpose – Providing meaning to your business in a new age’.
BOOK NOWMBN gratefully acknowledges the State Government and the Manningham Council
Covid Recovery support of local businesses.

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