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News - Local Business Connections


Wed 21st Aug – Breakfast @Mormors Merimbula


Join Local Business Connections for a NETWORKING Breakfast at Mormors in Merimbula No Guest Speaker – Just Informal NETWORKING Breakfast. Remember that this is also great way for you to CONNECT & PROMOTE any upcoming events or offers that you may like to share with other LOCAL BUSINESSES in the Bega Valley Shire. It could

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Follow-up – Lunch at Merimbula Aquarium Wharf


As usual there was some great conversations at today’s meeting at the beautiful Merimbula Aquarium Wharf. The main topic of discussion was around the Current Business Challenges that each person was facing in their current business. It’s always helpful to come together to share your challenges and hear what others may have to say so

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Pathway to Profitability- by Paul Coker (Feedback)


6 Keen Business owners & managers attended this event presented jointly by Local Business Connections and Paul Coker from the Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre. Their aim was to find out how to achieve a better work-life balance and a better return on the time, effort and capital that they have put into their business and the risks they have

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Small Business Grant


Did you know that if you increase the number of NSW full-time equivalent (FTE) employees in your business, you’ll receive a grant? The grant is up to $2,000 per full-time equivalent position at the anniversary date. You need to register for the grant within 60 days of the employee’s start date. Claim your small business grant New

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Follow-up on Breakfast @Wild Orchid Café Tathra


Thank you to those that braved the cold morning to enjoy breakfast with other members of Local Business Connections.  Looks like a great time was had as they sat in the sunshine at Wild Orchid Café Tathra on Thur. As I was unable to attend this event, Bev Atkins facilitated it for me and I believe there

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Breakfast at Sprout Eden Follow-up


Thanks again for those that joined us at Sprout Eden on the 5th June. Our guest Speaker was Michele Rose from Heritage House Motel & Units  and Jenny Robb from Light to Light Camps who told us of their latest COLLABORATION between Heritage House Motel & Units,  Light to Light Camps & Cat Balou Cruises. More information about this COLLABORATION

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Maximise your Membership!


Are you really making the most of your Membership with LOCAL BUSINESS CONNECTIONS? Do you have a recent win or an upcoming event that you would like us to PROMOTE and share with others? Would you like to CONNECT | PROMOTE | COLLABORATE with us by creating a blog that would assist other business owners? We

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Update on Jodie Cooper – Networking and Breakfast


Thank you Jodie Cooper (Mentor with the iAccelerate Innovation Network) for presenting at the recent Breakfast Collaboration organised with The Bega Valley Innovation Hub, Local Business Connections, A Pinch of Yum Catering & Bega Valley Regional Learning Centre. Joide’s talk gave a whole new spin on Networking and its importance to one’s business. Her enthusiasm

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Local Events Calendar Update


LOCAL EVENTS CALENDAR: As you may be aware we have been working on a new EVENTS calendar for the Bega Valley Shire over the past few months. So if you want to PROMOTE upcoming events in the LOCAL Bega Valley Shire, then please test it out. Simply go to the Add/Edit Events Page and fill in

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Breakfast @Hudson’s Coffee at Bega Hospital – Follow-up


What an awesome NETWORKING Breakfast at Hudsons Coffee in Bega Hospital today. Thank you to Kristi Sproates & Jackie Parry from the iAccelerate Program who joined us to talk about their experience at the Bega Valley Innovation Hub.  Very positive and informative to hear what they had to say and how motivated the program has made them.

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