Australia’s Largest Networking Event

Australia’s Largest Networking Event – August 26th 2015 – 8:30 – 10:30am 

On August 26th commencing at 8:30am we are bringing together businesses people across the nation simultaneously in multiple locations in every state and territory in Australia to set a networking record and all profits from tickets sold will be donated to the important work of Barnardos Australia!

Simply come along to the closest venue to you on Wednesday 26th August 2015 for two hours. You will be joined by like-minded business people, make connections and be part of Charitable Networking History.

To find and book into your closest location where you will have the opportunity to meet great contacts and learn from phenomenal key note speakers please click here.

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Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal

‘Unmasked’

Saturday 1st of AUGUST 2015 6:00 pm – 10 pm

Woggies Italian Family Restaurant 200 Hume Street Toowomba.

A masquerade evening in support of the Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal, includes a four course alternate menu and music by Sydney based – Copanello.

Copanello duo will be performing a great range of well known songs to get your juices flowing. Cool classical, operatic and contemporary numbers from Bocelli, Pavarotti, Brightman and others.

To book for this amazing event, please ring (07)46326666.

Business Expos

Do you want to grow your business? Do you want to meet new customers and / or suppliers?

Online networking coupled with effective offline networking offers great opportunities to business owners, staff and those seeking new employment.

In 2015, it is important to be actively seeking to connect directly with people who can help you achieve greater business success.

Why:

Think about how many business contacts you have and how many contact they have.

Consider if you are an Accountant for example and one of your clients tells you that they are in need of a tax specialist and you know such a person you can refer them which they would appreciate and make every effort to return the favour.

Does networking really work?

It depends. Recently I attended a Business Expo as an exhibitor at Parramatta and I had two enquires from professional entertainers enquiring about my performer representative services, a number of paid performing opportunities arise for my current performers and the opportunity to be part of the team again to organise the upcoming expo.

Prior to attending this Business Expo at Parramatta I had tried a number of other networking events and I did not get anywhere. Networking is no different to marketing generally, the pay off comes with persistence in the correct value adding marketing activities.

I think the Business Expo format can benefit a variety of businesses; particularly those that rely on a smaller number of regular customers eg those that offer a professional service including but not limited to: an Accountant, Photographer and Web Developer by comparison to say a supermarket.

So why not just network online, can’t you still provide referrals from contacts online?

You can, however to give and receive business from each other it is important to be able to demonstrate the quality of your work in your profession so that others feel comfortable in referring people to you.

What about the other types of business advertising?

We are not saying that networking is the only form of promotion. We are saying that networking can be a valuable part if done correctly, of a complete marketing strategy that includes online and offline promotion eg websites and flyers.

Do you want to know more about the value of networking?

You are invited to join a collaboration of new and returning exhibitors and business owners at the Annual Sutherland Business Expo held at:

Sharkies Rugby League Club on August 26, 2015 10:30am till 3:00pm.

You will join businesses including but not limited to

You will also have the opportunity to learn from some top key note speakers from “Refresh Your Thinking” who will be teaching 10 Secrets to Business Success and we will have some outstanding advanced Sales and Marketing tips from the dynamic duo Ed and Martha at Excellence Above Coaching and Trusted Web Expert.

If you would like to discuss how networking may be able to help you please contact me on michael@www.mkgevents.com.au

Ending Domestic Violence

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MKG Events is partnering with Safety Kids to end Domestic Violence

The play will be about “breaking the silence on domestic violence” and “giving a voice to women and children who live in fear from an abuser and feel trapped”.

This play will be performed on Saturday September 12, 7pm in Brisbane at Woodcrest State College Auditorium, 38 Nev Smith Drive, Springfield. Opposite the Springfield Train Station.

All proceeds from the event will raise funds for Westside Community Care to provide free counselling and support to families, mainly women and their children, the victims, of domestic violence.

Please book via the following linkhttp://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx…

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