2020 Events

Be at home with us.

As a small business owner, you've got to learn many things in order to be on top of your game.

The best way is to learn from others.

Come to our Micro Business Forum events to:

 

  • learn from the best coaches at MBF Meetings

  • connect with other businesses at our Coffee Connect to engage and grow

  • participate in deeper learning to succeed

 
Keynote: Achieving 2020 business goals and keeping them.
Most people suck at keeping their New Year's Resolutions, so why do we need to set business goals and keep them?
Interactive: 3 smart ways to recognise new business opportunities. Are you ready to grow?

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 7 February 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

Keynote: Instantly improve your Instagram.
Learn from the Queen of Instagram, Alexx Lee who has won Instagram audiences cooking a storm with My Blue Tea.
 
Interactive: People buy based on recommendations, so how can you get customer reviews and testimonials.

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 3 April 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

Keynote: Effective Finance Management.
Money priorities are critical for small businesses. Let’s talk cash flow, investing to grow, tax and more importantly paying yourself.
Panel Discussion: Confidence with Money

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 5 June 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

Annual General Meeting: Entrepreneurs speak on World Entrepreneur Day.
Panel speakers will share about their start up experiences, failures and successes, time management, health etc
 
Interactive: Adopting technologies to grow your business.

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 7 August 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

Small Business Month: Passion to Profit.
An Entrepreneur’s journey to making money. We’ll share failures and successes in businesses and how product improvements, marketing, money matters, time management, legal and health are key components to successful entrepreneurship.
 
Interactive: 5 must have key elements  to make customers trust your brand. PR, social media, blog, SEO, reviews.
 

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 2 October 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

Christmas Meeting: A season of Giving. A good sales conversation is about giving not asking.
How do we master the language of gifting in order to sell.
 
Members Christmas stalls.

Port Macquarie Golf Club

Fri, 4 December 2020, 9am to 12nn

$25 for MBF Members and $40 for visitors

 
Presenting yourself well in business.
As a small business owner, you are your business brand. So how do you present yourself in a positive light so that you make a good impression of your yourself and your brand?
 

The Hub & Co-Working Centre, 143 Gordon St, Port Macquarie

Wed, 18 March 2020, 6pm to 8pm

$25 for MBF Members

Sales and Marketing guide to finding new customers and selling to them.
We’ll discuss ways you can find new customers through networking, social media and others. We’ll also find out how pricing your products and services right is critical. How do you close a sale and get more referrals.

The Hub & Co-Working Centre, 143 Gordon St, Port Macquarie

Wed, 20 May 2020, 6pm to 8pm

$25 for MBF Members

Emotional Intelligence in Business.
How to facilitate improved performance and business success based on the power of Emotional Intelligence.

The Hub & Co-Working Centre, 143 Gordon St, Port Macquarie

Wed, 15 July 2020, 6pm to 8pm

$25 for MBF Members

Using Zoom as a marketing and engagement tool.
Best practice tips for using Zoom as a marketing and engagement tool to run meetings, webinars and collaborate.
 

The Hub & Co-Working Centre, 143 Gordon St, Port Macquarie

Wed, 23 September 2020, 6pm to 8pm

$25 for MBF Members

 
Coffee Connect: Get to know other businesses in the area.

CWA Room, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Engage deeper.

Abundance Cafe

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Form collaborative partnerships.

Rivermark Cafe, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Make a new friend.

Rainforest Cafe, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Tell others what you do best.

Inside Out Cafe, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: How you can help others?

Sheathers Cafe, Wauchope

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Network more.

Old Country Comfort Inn, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 19 July 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Give value.

Nostalgia Cafe

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Invite others.

Chop and Chill, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Give a referral.

2444 Cassegrain

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

Coffee Connect: Ask for a referral.

Drury Lane Cafe, Port Macquarie

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 10am

FREE event. Order and pay for your own morning tea.

MBF is the Home of Entrepreneurs. 

We are a professional business network  (and the friendliest) who pride ourselves on providing education, networking and support to both start-ups and established small-business owners in Port Macquarie-Hastings.

Email: membership@microbusinessforum.org.au

Tel: 0407 779 828

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