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
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.
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
Business Networking International
If you would like to experience the powerful word of mouth marketing techniques that sets BNI apart from a leader in the referral generation business, we welcome you to join us for one of our regular meetings.
Contact Stuart Dunbar on 5941 7663 or visit BNI's website for further information.
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 email@example.com.
Please see below for a list of available membership packages to the Casey Cardinia Business Group as well as memberships terms and conditions.
Click here to become a member of the Casey Cardinia Business Group today.
Click here to download the flyer on Casey Cardinia Membership Information.
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.
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.
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.
HBBA - Home Based Business Network
Home Based Business Australia is National Not for Profit Association whose purpose it is to provide an umbrella organisation to look after the needs of the HBB sector. This network provides a Member's Directory open to the public, where members can provide a full page profile and an online Forum where guest experts make comments; provide hints and tips and answer home based business related questions from members.
Contact: Barbara Garbogrecan
Phone: 03 5625 5195
Mobile: 0418 106 133
President HBBA (Home Based Business Australia Organisation)
MCEI - International Business Network: Melbourne Chapter
Marketing Communications Executives International is an incorporated 'not for profit' association to support members in the area of marketing. Head office is in Geneva and there are over a dozen chapters around the world. MCEI Melbourne specialises in supporting the Micro and HBB sector; they run annual awards; a Conference; and special meetings & workshops where small groups get together to learn from experts in an atmosphere of fun and fellowship.
Contact: Barbara Gabogrecan
Phone: 03 5625 5195
Mobile: 0418 106 133
President MCEI Melbourne (Marketing Communication Executives International Association)
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.
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
Rotary Club of Hallam Valley
Contact: Tony Ryan
Phone: 0411 140 585
Cranbourne Rotary Club
Contact: Ian Symons
Contact: Garry Denny
Phone: 0421 619 782
Contact: John Cooper
Phone: 03 9707 5330
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
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
a range of resource materials.
Phone enquiries - Michelle - 0407 009 656