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    23 April - Penrith & Lower Mountains - Building Better Business Relationships

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    Our April meeting includes The Money Tree of Business looking at nurturing business growth, more tips on using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your business and continues discussion on the place of politics and religion in small businesses. 

    Please note that the April meeting at Percy Plunkett, Nepean Village Penrith has been brought forward to Tuesday 23 April since our usual Thursday meeting day coincides with ANZAC Day.

    GROUP DISCUSSION: Faith, Policy and Profit: Do Religion and Politics have a place in Small Business? As promised last month, we continue the  discussion in a special segment facilitated by Group Leader and LAMNG Chief Marketing Officer, Joe Kowalewski.
    Business INSIGHT 1.
     Ross Keating is the Founder of NexTree Business Growth Consultancy. He describes himself as “The Client Orchardist,” specialising in driving business growth and success.

    During his INSIGHT, he will pose the question: Do you have more  than one personality? Yes, your answer will help you work out a direction to follow in your quest for business success.

    Ross Keating | The Client Orchardist | NexTree Business Growth Consultancy | M: 0416 629 509used | E: | W: | LinkedIn: Https://
    Business INSIGHT 2. AI Made Simple: Practical Tips for Small Business Owners: There are many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in small businesses. This INSIGHT will surprise you with the variety of uses that can be done right now. A case study will be presented which itself was created with AI.

    Donny McGregor | Director | Driven Digitally | P: 0410 526 860 | E: |
    TBA closer to the day. 

      Our networking group is designed to help you on your business journey by introducing you to like-minded business owners. We provide a welcoming and friendly environment for you to showcase your business and build good, solid and profitable relationships.

      Potential clients/customers will always buy or refer others to those people and businesses they have a good relationship with. 

      We facilitate those relationships in a friendly environment where everyone has a voice and opportunities.

      In addition, we run Small Business Knowledge programs, provide individual business research programs and mentoring. We also proactively market your business via our Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter social media platforms to help you achieve maximum success.

      ABOUT US 

      Penrith and Lower Blue Mountains District networking 
      is part of the Local Area Marketing & Networking Group (LAMNG). The Greater Western Sydney group operates in the Hills district, Parramatta, Blacktown, Penrith and the Lower Blue Mountains.

      All groups meet monthly in alternating weeks. You can attend the group of your choice or move around our network to expand your business network in a familiar environment.

      Each Group has its own Facebook page where you can advertise your business, keep up to date with group promotional posts and keep in contact with other members. (You must be a regular group attendee to receive access. Behavioural standards apply to all groups).  Blacktown | Hills District | Parramatta Penrith & Lower Mountains


      All attendees have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their business. Depending on numbers, introductions are between 30-60 seconds - so it would be a good idea to make a note of the key points you want to make!

      You get to meet like-minded people, exchange ideas, learn, socialise, collaborate, gain knowledge, form new relationships, get fresh business ideas and tips and, of course, expand your introduction-based business network.

      Whether your business is shop, office, industry, home based or in a shared space, you will meet motivated owners and entrepreneurs to share your passion and grow your business with.

      WHAT WE DO
      Our online and face-to-face meetings are identical for all groups. They begin with:
      1. Opening welcome.
      2. 60-second Business Primers (all attendees).
      3. Member Business INSIGHT* (up to 10 minutes when pre-booked).
      4. Group photo.
      5. Business Card Exchange (We do that online too!)
      6. Five-minute break
      7. Member Business INSIGHT* (up to 10 minutes when pre-booked).
      8. Member Keynote* (up to 20 minutes when pre-booked).
      9. Five-minute 1-1 Collaboration Discussion rotations. (Online – members auto rotate via private virtual meeting rooms.) Additional 1-1 meeting time is always available at the end of meetings.
      10. Meeting ends.

      (Nervous about presenting? Don't worry - we will coach you through it.)

      Unlike many groups, we do not charge a membership or joining fee. Instead we charge attendance fees for all online and in-person meetings to cover costs and ensure small business owners are not dissuaded away from business networking by cost.

      Every meeting has an attendance fee contribution to catering costs. Group sponsorship opportunities are also open to significantly boost your business profile.

      Online meeting fees are set at $7.50 per attendee (Booking fee and GST inclusive). Face-to-face meeting fees (Inclusive of breakfast, morning tea or evening snacks - depending on the Group) $30 per attendee. Blacktown Group (BBN) $20 thanks to the generous sponsorship of Workers Blacktown. (Booking fee and GST inclusive).

      Email for details or call 0404 767 482.

      Group inquiries to:
      Joe Kowalewski
      Group Facilitator, Chief Marketing Officer, Local Area Marketing & Networking Group E: Ph: 0404 767 482

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