Check out the links below   –  Check into a new opportunity


MBN 27th October Only Members’ Forum

8:00am – 9:00am via Zoom  –  this is a member-only event
Explore online advertising campaigns and best value deals with Jamie Gemmell.

Thank you

Simon Barker   amisIT
Did you know that October is globally Cyber Security awareness month?  MBN sends a shout-out of thanks to Simon for his very timely and information packed presentation at our Business Connection today. Don’t wait until you have an IT problem, call and chat with him now.

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
Why you should market during difficult times?  Alison tells us that many businesses are surprised to know that it’s because increasing marketing during a recession can lead to growth.   To learn more, visit our our News and Facebook pages to learn more.

Zoom Updates

Warwick Merry
Here is a quick video that shows how to check your Zoom account and update it to the latest version. This is for computers only – Windows and Mac (mobile devices usually update automatically)  The video is about a minute, the process takes about 3 minutes – so it is really quick and easy for you to do. To keep in touch and find out more online tips head to

Goal Success Workshop

Lynne Durham
The “Goal Success System” workshop is for professionals who wish to learn more about setting and achieving goals, personal, career, long term, short term. It also supports you in the transition to new lifestyles.  In this workshop, you will discover, by using the Goal Success System; how to gain clarity, create steps and see how you can achieve your goals and have fun too!  Book at for this 1 hour Lunchtime workshop at 1pm on Fridays – Cost $29

2020 Federal Budget Overview.

Linda Turner     Roy A. McDonald, Accountants & Lindale Insurances, Financial Planning
The federal budget is always a keenly anticipated event, and with the issues that we’ve been dealing with in 2020, this year’s budget is even more anticipated than most.
With the cornerstone of the budget being reduced taxation and jobs, let’s look at some of the key highlights.  See our article for an overview  Please read more and feel free to contact their office for further assistance

Sharing your footage

Chris Martini     OtticoLab
Chris is providing content as part of his endeavour to help local business owners.  If you would like some professional tips on creating your own videos, visit  It’s a FREE service and there aren’t any SIGN Ups attached.

Ideas for spaces

Emma Hanna   Tel 9846 2021
Public Information Session about Manningham UC & Community Centre will be held on Thursday, 15th October at 7:30pm. This session will provide information about the purpose and intent of this new centre, a walk-through of its spaces and key facilities and an opportunity for any questions to be addressed.  Please email to register and receive the zoom link.

Courses and Activities

Christine Mountford      Living and Learning at Ajani
We are online for Term 4.  Zoom classes are now running.   BOOK HERE

Business Essentials

Sandrea Ball     Officeworks
Always there to lend a hand with office supplies when the times are good … and now they are excelling keeping the corporate and home offices of Manningham well stock during lockdown.  Have you tried their online service – we recommend that you do!

Give the Gift of Appreciation

Elsie Carter     Ayrbrae Flowers
There has never been a better time to share a random gift of beautiful flowers.  Elsie will gladly help you arrange a wonderful surprise for family and friends.

The Whitehorse Business Group 

The Whitehorse group is offering a FREE webinar to support your business at this difficult time with practical strategies you can implement immediately on
Fridays   between 8:30 am – 10:00 am
You can access more information and register for free by visiting their website.


You can play a crucial role in supporting someone who may be in distress.  Support and information on mental health issues is easily accessible through Beyond Blue and Lifeline.

Do you have an offer or a link you would like to share with our Community?
Please send the details to

Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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