Many thanks to Warwick Merry for presenting our first OnLine Business Connection meeting today.  We’d love to hear your feedback on the interactive, information packed session and learn of how you have implemented the tips shared.

We are grateful, too, for the all of the contributions to our weekly business connection.   We hope that these have been of benefit to you and we look forward to promoting your services, business tips and on-line presentations to the Manningham community.

Welcome to our latest collection of links, tips and connections :-

Business Mentoring Sessions

Peter Blasch    Maverick Mentoring For Business
M  0408 036 153  E
Are you feeling directionless running your business is this current climate?
Manningham businesses are invited to join a free, two hour long, one on one mentoring session with experienced business coach Peter Blasch from Maverick Mentoring For Business.
You will receive assistance in forming a road map to help shift your thinking and create some practical strategies to tackle the challenges you face.

April OnLine Members’ Forum

Lee-Anne Hunt & Tegan Rose    HR Dept Ringwood
M  0402 585 239   E
We do hope that you can join us as our guest presenters, Tegan and Lee-Anne, take us through our obligations as business owners.  Like everyone we’re sure you have many questions and Tegan and Lee-Anne will endeavour to answer as many as they can. If you forward any questions you may have to by Monday 27th at noon and they will address these during the session as a priority.

COVID-19 and Leases, Finance and Strategy Part 2

Christine Gibbins    Tourism and Business Development Officer,Manningham Council
T  9840 9494   E
Join into their free Zoom conference to better understand what you can proactively do about your commercial lease, finances and strategy in this difficult time on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.   Register:

Marketing Masterclass Series

Christine Gibbins    Tourism and Business Development Officer,Manningham Council
T  9840 9494   E
This fully subsidised online marketing makeover series will assist you to shift your thinking and create some practical marketing strategies to tackle current challenges. Starts on April 29th, places are limited.  Booking details coming soon – register your interest at

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
M  0407 802 953     E
Adjusting your marketing message is the topic of Alison’s hotspot guideline on Facebook this week.  We have back issue copies of her other Marketing tips at .  A reminder of our connecting links – GMB, Facebook @ ManninghamBusinessNetwork and Instagram @ Manningham.Business.Network.

Google Ads

Jamie Gemmell     Search Jam
M  0438 781 919     E
To get the best out of a Google Advertising campaign you really do need to speak to an expert.  So, please give Jamie a call to explore opportunities and possibilities.

Mental Health and Well-Being

Sandi Givens     Psychological Safety Works
Sandi is proud and delighted to be helping small businesses maintain optimal mental health and well-being! Everyone’s welcome to join her on Friday, 17th April 4pm. Grab your favourite drink and snacks – then come along to her Laugh and Learn Zoom session, showing you easy-to-implement good mental health practices to keep you and your loved ones safe and well.  Join Zoom Meeting  Meeting ID: 353 779 186.  She has also provided a link to a fabulous source of information –

The Whitehorse Business Group is offering weekly free virtual activities for its members and guests and will be happy to have you join them.

  •   Tuesdays 12 noon -12:30 pm (Spanish conversation class – all levels welcome)
  •   Wednesdays 12 noon -12:30 pm (Virtual Wednesdays –
    business networking activity)
  •   Fridays 8:15 am – 9 am (Webinars – different relevant topics each week will be
    presented by proficient facilitators)

You can access more information and register for free by visiting their  website.

#Stay Home   #Stay Well   #Together
#thevoiceofbusinessinmanningham  #sharelearngrow

Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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