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New Networking Group - Melbourne City area

Discussion in 'VIC' started by Anna, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. Anna

    Anna New Member

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    New Networking Group - in the Melbourne city area

    I have a Coaching business and work with small businesses to improve marketing their business. I am really keen to set up a FREE networking group with other business professionals.
    I have attended other networking groups and am eager to take the initiative and form a new group of professionals to meet weekly to discuss general business, networking opportunities and pass on referrals.

    My aim is to grow a productive and supportive networking group that can meet up on a regular basis and be proactive in our businesses.

    The type of professionals I'm looking for are:

    Accountant
    Builder
    Business Consultant
    Cabinet Maker
    Car Panel Beating
    Car Servicing / Repairs
    Computers sales / repairs
    Debt Collection
    Electrical appliance sales
    Electrician
    Finance
    Financial Management / Planning
    Fitness / Personal Trainer
    Floor Coverings
    Graphic Design
    Handy Man
    Insurance
    Marketing
    Mortgage Broker
    Photography
    Plumber
    Printing
    Property Investment
    Skin Care Clinic
    Solicitor
    Telecomunications
    Used / New car sales
    Real Estate Agent
    Painter
    Building Inspector
    Bathroom accessories sales
    And anyone else who feels they could benefit from or add value to this group.

    Please contact me to register your interest, once a reasonable number of people have registered their interest we will organise a day and time to meet one another.

    Look forward to some positive responses.

    Regards
    Anna Hancox
    annahancox@gmail.com
    0422 093 972
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  2. Andrew Newman

    Andrew Newman Member

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    Hi Anna

    I am interested in joining a network group to help each other grow our businesses and provide referrals to each other.

    For you information, I am based in Moonee Ponds which is about 5km north of the Melbourne CBD.

    I look forward to hearing back from you when you have sufficient numbers to commence meetings.

    Kind Regards
  3. Anna

    Anna New Member

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    Thank you to all those people who replied and are interested in joining a networking group.

    I would still be interested in hearing from a few more people - so don't be shy and take your business to the next level by meeting other business owners who you can share ideas with, learn from and possibly give and receive referrals.

    I hope to send details for the first get together shortly.

    Thanks again
    Anna Hancox
    annahancox@gmail.com
  4. PWK GROUP

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    Hi Anna,
    I would be interested in joining your network group. Please advise once you receive the numbers you wanting.

    KIndest Regards

    Phillip Efthimiou
    PWK Group
    phillip@pwkgroup.com.au
  5. EdPursey

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    Hi Anna, sounds like a good idea. I'd be interested in getting involved. I own a landscape design and construction business in Richmond, Melbourne (csgs.com.au).

    Please keep me informed of how things are progressing, Regards, Ed Pursey, info@csgs.com.au
  6. timetofly

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    Hi Anna,

    I'm absolutely interested in joining. I have checked out BNI & think the concept is great - only one type of business can join, commitment of a weekly breakfast meeting and everyone actively referr leads to each other. The downside is it costs about $1000 to join.

    Please let me know how I can help to share the load of organising things if you need a hand.

    Btw, I'm in graphic design for small-medium size businesses.

    Cheers.
  7. Cambo_Bizfone

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    Hi Anna,
    Definately interested in joining.
    Let me know when you get enough numbers.

    I'm in the Telecommunications industry.

    Regards
    Cameron
  8. Burgo

    Burgo Well-Known Member

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    I would love to join but you have no room for cleaners
  9. Moneywise

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    Hello Anna,
    I too am interested in joining.
    I specialise in Wealth protection, providing widows dollars of dignity,Living cash. i.e. Life insurance, Income protection and Trauma cover.

    Regards

    Frank Giachin

    Moneywise Solutions Pty Ltd

    L4 437 St.Kilda Road Melbourne, Vic 3004

    Tel : 03 9866 4777

    Mobile : 0419 383 087


    Email : f.giachin@moneyws.com.au
  10. belli17

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    Hi Anna,

    I'd be happy to join your group and contribute where possible... Being a small biz owner myself, its always good to get a group together with similar interests and drive...

    Thanks
    Regards

    Andrew Bell
  11. KeepitSimpleIT

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    Hi Anna,

    Firstly, what a great idea!

    I have already started a little group myself and well we could always join you! There is only 5 of us, but we are mainly CBD based and in the trades space.

    I particularly specialise in alternatives to the big phone companies and I am blowing business owners away with my knowledge and help.

    I noticed you started this post in May, so I will follow you up by phone, though please count me in if you can fit me!


    Regards,
    Glenn
  12. BookkeepiingPro

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    Hi Anne,

    Sounds like a great plan and something I would definitely be interesed in getting involved in.

    Please do keep me informed.

    CHeers,
  13. Anna

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    Small Business Network Group
    I posted a post of Flying Solo in June to form a networking group in Melbourne. The group has taken off and has been a great success. We have a few spots left for several professions but spots are limited.

    Would be very intersted to hear from you if you are interetsed.

    MORE EXCITING NEWS

    Due to the overwhelming demand for small business networking that is productive, time efficient and outcome focussed I am now looking at setting up a second networking group in Melbourne.

    The type of professionals I'm looking for are:

    Accountant
    Builder
    Business Consultant
    Cabinet Maker
    Car Panel Beating
    Car Servicing / Repairs
    Computers sales / repairs
    Debt Collection
    Electrical appliance sales
    Electrician
    Finance
    Financial Management / Planning
    Fitness / Personal Trainer
    Floor Coverings
    Graphic Design
    Handy Man
    Insurance
    Mortgage Broker
    Photography
    Plumber
    Printing
    Property Investment
    Skin Care Clinic
    Solicitor
    Telecomunications
    Used / New car sales
    Real Estate Agent
    Painter
    Building Inspector
    Bathroom accessories sales
    And anyone else who feels they could benefit from or add value to this group.

    Please contact me to register your interest, once a reasonable number of people have registered their interest we will organise a day and time to meet one another.

    Look forward to some positive responses.

    Regards
    Anna Hancox
    annahancox@gmail.com
    0422 093 972
  14. dan

    dan Guest

    What happens in the meeting? is it like speed dating for businesses?
  15. Maxpower

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    Hello Anna,

    I would especially be interested in joining your group. I notice you are looking for 'bathroom accessories'. Well my main trade is tiling and bathroom renovations but I do web design, seo and things in my spare time. However, one small problem for me :(

    I live in Canberra. Is this a physical networking thing or can it be done online? Just let me know if my skills or knowledge is useful.
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    Hello Anna,

    I am also interested in joining your new networking group.

    I would like to know what time would the meetings take place for I would only be able to attend some days during the day for in the night I am busy with family & business commitments so it would be hard for me to commune but if you are having a conference feature system on which I and many that can not go, can participate for the meetings while you are where you are going to be, it'll be great if it is in the night.

    My name is Ricky, I am a new member, I live in Keilor, Vic. and I am starting an import/export business of mainly new products. My businesses are Josh's Neo-Line Trade & www.d-skinaustralia.com which is part of Josh's Neo-Line Trade really.

    Josh's Neo-Line Trade also has cheap, simple but modern web design for start up small businesses or sole traders, as a service. I am still working on the website for Josh's Neo-Line Trade, when is ready, I'll let you know.

    D-Skin Australia is a distributor of D-Skin disc protectors. This magnificent new product is a revolutionary new product that protects your discs even while they play. Snap it on your games, movies, music or data discs for protection - www.d-skinaustralia.com

    You can view my profile to know more about me.

    Thank you.

    Regards,

    Ricky V.
    Josh's Neo-Line Trade
    www.d-skinaustralia.com
    Melbourne, Australia.

    You can also follow me on:
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    Hello Anna,

    I live in the SE suburbs and I'll be starting my own legal practice in March2010, most probably in the CBD.

    Any solicitor in your network yet?

    Regards,
    Francis

    ps: If you know anyone who has extra office space (for 2-3 desks) to sublet let me know.
  18. HRnet

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    Hey Anna,

    I'd be interested in joining also. I run an HR / Recruitment business focussing on supporting the SME sector. We break down the processes into flexible options, teach our customers as we go and provide onsite assistance - all at a very competitive price. For more info check out www.hrnet.com.au.

    Cheers,
    Stuart Atkins
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    Hi there,

    Count me in too.

    regards

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