Business networking groups

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Are you passionate about your local business community? 

Whether you want to implement new business strategies, foster better business practices, provide training and mentoring or share a great idea, there are many local business groups taking action in Casey and many ways in which you can help to improve our local business community.

These independent business groups represent the wide diversity of businesses throughout the City of Casey by:

  • implementing business development strategies
  • promotion and marketing
  • fostering better business practices
  • providing opportunities for training and mentoring
  • creating unity within the business community
  • networking and acting as a conduit between Council and local businesses.

Council's Economic Development Department supports these groups by:

  • providing advice, information and resources
  • consulting with groups when preparing policies and strategies aimed at improving business across the City of Casey
  • assisting in sourcing government grants
  • providing access to Council decision makers
  • offering opportunities for networking and professional development via the Council's annual events and training calendar. 

 

Business Groups in the City of Casey

There are a number of business groups and organisations that can assist business in their day to day operations. These include State and Federal departments, local business groups and the City of Casey Economic Development Department.  

Contact:  City of Casey, Economic Development Department
Phone:  9705 5200
Email:  inbusiness@casey.vic.gov.au 

 

Agribusiness Gippsland Inc

Agribusiness Gippsland Inc is a not-for-profit group that has represented agribusiness, farming and allied activities for more than a decade.  The Board includes farmers, financial experts, educators and industry leaders.  Activities undertaken include researcher projects, forums for landholders, state conferences for the Victorian Agribusiness Council and industry specific workshops.  With nearly 4000 stakeholders, it is Victoria's foremost agribusiness group.

Contact:  Sue Webster, Executive Officer
Phone:  9456 9791
Mobile:  0402 267 802
Email:  susanw@ptarmigan.com.au
http://agribusinessgippsland.com.au
www.aginc.wordpress.com

Berwick Village Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is a forum for discussing retail issues, networking, training and marketing with the aim to:

  • Promote the Berwick Village Precinct to increase it's profile, and to creat a lifestyle and education centre in the city of Casey
  • To integrate not isolate the community
  • To make a memory

Contact: Harry Hutchinson
Phone: 9796 2777
Email: info@berwick-village.com.au 
http://berwick-village.com.au/

Casey Cardinia Business Group

The Casey Cardinia Business Group is the premier business group in Melbourne’s South East for people who wish to connect, grow and build long term relationships for their business. The majority of businesses who join are located in the Casey Cardinia Region, however the group welcomes members who are external to the region also. Furthermore, there are no restrictions on business size or industry sector – everyone is encouraged to become a member!

With a strong focus on networking and training events, the group unites a vibrant and active business community and promotes further business investment into the region. Members are entitled to free or discounted access to networking events such as Casey Cardinia Business Breakfasts held four times a year, as well as an additional four networking evenings – exclusive to CCBG members. Members also receive free or discounted access to Council run training workshops and seminars to assist with business development and growth. The group provides further support to its members in the form of free mentoring for applicants of the Casey Business Awards and Cardinia Business Awards, free business listing on the CCBG webpage, access and information through the CCBG Facebook page and more.

Membership to the Casey Cardinia Business Group provides a unique opportunity for networking, support and professional development for you and your business. The group is an integral part of the Casey Cardinia business community and provides a strong and united voice for businesses in the region.

For further information about the Casey Cardinia Business Group, please email ccbg@casey.vic.gov.au.

Please see below for a list of available membership packages to the Casey Cardinia Business Group as well as memberships terms and conditions.

Become a member of the Casey Cardinia Business Group today.

Click here to download the flyer on Casey Cardinia Membership Information (139kb).

Casey Cardinia Referral Network

Casey Cardinia Referral Network is a non-profit organisation incorporated in Victoria, Australia. Our membership base covers the City of Casey within South Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne.

The goal of Casey Cardinia Referral Network is to promote small business growth and development within the City of Casey by referring local businesses to our customers.

The Casey Cardinia Referral Network meets every second Thursday morning at Kilgerron Homestead, Narre Warren Cranbourne Road, Narre Warren South.

Contact: Paul Tero
Phone: 0419 862 078
Email: info@ccrn.org.au
Website: www.ccrn.org.au 

Cranbourne Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Aims of the Chamber are to promote the traders of Cranbourne with an avenue to voice concerns affecting business, and to provide support, to put forward ideas and proposals to improve and beautify the Central areas of Cranbourne, to affiliate with other Chambers and to develop civic pride.

Contact: Di Wyatt
Phone:  0412 933 364
Email:  cranbournecc@gmail.com
http://cranbournechamber.com.au/

Hampton Park Networking Group Incorporated

Hampton Park Networking Group is an informal not for profit networking group whose main purpose is to establish, promote and stimulate business networking, drawing the wider community and the business community together.

Contact: Vanassa Gerdes, President
Phone: 0418 353 420
Email: enquiries@hpng.com.au
Postal address: PO Box 133 Hampton Park. 3976
Website: www.hpng.com.au  

Narre Warren Region Business Group

The Narre Warren Region Business Group promotes business in Narre Warren and meet regularly. Executive/Committee meetings and general member meetings are held monthly.

Contact: Ross Neilson
Email: info@narrewarrenbusiness.com.au
Website: www.narrewarrenbusiness.com.au
Phone: 0418 331 696
Address: PO Box 230, Narre Warren 3805

Rotary Clubs

Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. A Rotary club contains a diverse group of professional leaders from the community that the club serves, and meets weekly.

Berwick Rotary Club
Contact: Tim Moore
Email: tmoore@cinet.com.au
Website: www.rotaryberwick.org

Rotary Club of Hallam Valley
Contact: Tony Ryan
Phone: 0411 140 585
Email: hallamvalley@district9820.org

Cranbourne Rotary Club
Contact: Ian Symons
Phone:  TBA
Email:  TBA
Website: home.vicnet.net.au/~rccranb/

Narre Warren
Contact: Garry Denny
Phone: 0421 619 782
Email:  garry.denny@bigfoot.com
Website: home.vicnet.net.au/~narre/

Endeavour Hills
Contact: John Cooper
Phone: 03 9707 5330
Email: coops@drstrata.com.au
Website: www.rotaryendeavourhills.org

Tooradin & Coastal Villages Commerce Committee Inc.

The Tooradin & Coastal Villages Commerce Committee INC.

is a business group looking after the interests of the coastal villages, including Pearcedale .It’s principle role is to promote economic development and tourism in the area.

Contact: Colin Butler
Phone:  0438 331 112
Website: www.tooradinvillage.com.au  

Women Making it Work

Women Making it Work is an exciting new business network for women across the region of Casey and Cardinia, proudly supported by the City of Casey, the Shire of Cardinia.

The network aims to encourage and support women in business from all industry sectors so they can further develop their business development skills, such as business planning, finance, networking and marketing, as well as creating opportunities for new business relationships in the region.

The network facilitates a program of monthly training and networking events across Casey and Cardinia, offering women:

  • access to a suite of training programs
  • presentations by guest speakers
  • networking sessions 
  • a range of resource materials.

For further information please visit www.wmiw.com.au or via email admin@wmiw.com.au

Phone enquiries - Michelle - 0407 009 656