Business Network Events

The North Sydney Business Network is a program of events to build the capacity of local businesses and encourage networking.


Next Event

to be confirmed...


Previous Events

Building your Ideal Business, 22 May 2018

A workshop about how to achieve your ideal business: income, freedom, and scale.

The 4 Futures (770KB)

Daniel Martin, The Local Business Network

The Psychology of Running a Business

Ginny Monteiro, The 4 Solutions


Business Buzz, 1 March 2018

A forum about change in North Sydney, including major transport infrastructure projects and developments.

Places for People – Planning for our Shared Future
Dr Deborah Dearing, Commissioner North District, Greater Sydney Commission

The Vision for the North Sydney CBD (4MB)
Marcelo Occhiuzzi, Manager Strategic Planning, North Sydney Council

Travel Demand Management
Grant Knoetze, Director Planning and Freight, TfNSW Sydney Co-ordination Office

Easy to do Business (990KB)
Ben Johnson, Director Stakeholder Engagement, Service NSW


Data Buzz, 12 December 2017

A forum about the 2016 Census.

Census 2016 Update (3MB)

Ryan James, Demographer, .id consulting


Improving your Customer Experience, 14 November 2017

A workshop about how to improve the experience your give to your customers.

Improving the Customer Experience (CX) (4MB)

Cathie McGinn, Senior Marketing Consultant, Australian Business Consulting & Solutions

Delivering an Exceptional Customer Experience

Richard Amour, Director of Sales & Marketing, North Sydney Harbourview Hotel


Branding your Business, 15 August 2017
A workshop about how to brand your business, including the launch of the Destination St Leonards brochure (14MB).

Destination St Leonards (4MB)
Emma Booth, Team Leader Design, North Sydney Council

Building Your Brand (3MB)
Samantha Singer, Marketing Consultant, Australian Business Consulting & Solutions

Butchers Daughter (2MB)
Bridget Ditte, Founder, Butchers Daughter


Understanding your Market, 18 May 2017

A workshop about how to market your business, including identifying your customers' needs and how you compare to your competitors.

Understanding Your Market (3MB) 

Samantha Singer, Marketing Consultant, Australian Business Consulting & Solutions

Ensemble Theatre for Everyone (2MB)

Joey Demczuk, Marketing Coordinator, Ensemble Theatre

Connecting your Business, 14 February 2017

A workshop about how to promote your business through social media, including different social media strategies and platforms, and a case study by a local business.

The Key to Success on Social Media (5MB)

Samantha Singer, Marketing Consultant, Australian Business Consulting & Solutions

The Bakealicious Experience (849KB)

Gabriela Oporto, Baker and Founder, Bakealicious by Gabriela

Business Buzz, 30 November 2016

A forum about the changes taking place in the North Sydney CBD, including major developments such as nbn and Sydney Metro, and how they affect your business.

The Vision for the North Sydney CBD (4MB)
Joseph Hill, Director City Strategy, North Sydney Council

nbn and the business community in North Sydney (2MB)
Michael Tyler, Community Affairs Manager NSW, nbn

The Sydney Metro (7MB)
Alex Daly, Contract Dir Tunnel & Station Excavation, Sydney Metro City & Southwest


Growing your Business, 20 October 2016

A workshop about how to grow your business through marketing, exports and business planning.

7 Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Business (2MB)
Laila Hage-Ali, Senior Manager, Marketing Consulting, Australian Business Consulting & Solutions  

China Open Doors for Opportunities (5MB)
Danielle Sun, China Trade Advisor, Export Growth China  

Business Propel (2MB)


Keep in Contact

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For further information about the program please contact James Marshall, Community & Business Engagement Coordinator on tel: 9936 8181 or email