Being a member of a meetup group in Sydney is a great way of networking with people from your field. You can find new customers, avoid costly mistakes and get some good business advice. It’s a great way to hear how other people in the business have overcome hurdles & achieved success.
Here are 6 Business Meet Up Groups that you should be a part of:
Sydney Tech Startup Meetup
This is the biggest and longest running meetup for all tech startups across Sydney! It has been running since the start of 2007 and is a very regular place for members of the tech startup community to connect, get together and exchange ideas with other people from the industry. It helps them work on their startups in a more effective way.
The Sydney Tech Startup Meetup has a very unique style of operation... There is no specific structure to the event and there are no name-tags. The entire event is very informal. They are very regular with their meetups which are held every fortnight. It’s very friendly and a great place for the tech startup community to hang out.
Join their meet up now: Sydney Tech Startup Meetup
The Business Empowerment Forum
The Business Empowerment Forum is completely focused on strategies & techniques that turn ideas into action & results. This has been specifically-created with very success-driven and motivated business folk in mind. This forum has a little something for startup businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, consultants, coaches, marketers, online business owners, business leaders & managers.
They are very consistent with their meet ups where they present and extensively discuss topics that are related to marketing and business. These are very helpful in giving the participants creative ideas as well as practical knowledge that they can apply in their business.
Join their meet up now: The Business Empowerment Forum Meetup Group
Sydney Business Angels
This is a very high-level group of Business Angels that are always on the lookout to invest in businesses, startups, great people, mentor businesses, great ideas and coach startups. They network extensively within the Angels’ community. They also regularly host events where participants are able to meet and interact with entrepreneurs as well as many other Angels. The primary aim is to find great business ideas in which they can invest.
Join their meet up now: Sydney Business Angels Meetup Group
North Shore Startups
Building a business from scratch can be challenging as well as rewarding. For someone who is working from cafes or their home, it can also be very isolating. That is exactly why North Shore Startups brings people from different businesses together. At these meet ups you will find tech startups and business owners from across the North Shore. They regularly run a number of events around StartNest, which is one of the best co-working spaces in Crow’s Nest, Sydney.
Join their meet up now: North Shore Startups Meetup Group
This is a very unique community of entrepreneurs. They exclusively support startups in Sydney and help them with advice, accessing connections and also provide then the resources that they need to launch & grow their business. They conduct expert panels with startup & business leaders on a monthly basis.
The Pulse conducts exclusive networking events and there are a number of key players at the events. Successful entrepreneurs also conduct practical workshops and there are very informative Q&A sessions with the founders of startups. There are also pitch nights & startup competitions
Join their meet up now: The Pulse Meetup Group
Sydney Online Business Owners
Today, a number of businesses are conducted online. At the Sydney Online Business Owners, you can meet with other people who have online businesses or those that work online. This could be in absolutely any context; solo operators, small/medium entrepreneurial businesses as well as IT, media, marketing and the corporate/financial sectors. The members can swap ideas, shortcuts, resources, recession-busting strategies, marketing tactics and tools.
They can also get valuable introductions to numerous other professionals. Sydney Online Business Owners is dipping very heavily into business development and traffic generation as well as marketing in the current economic climate. The main monthly-night is always business-oriented and mainstream and the topics are adjusted monthly to deliver exactly what the members want most.
Join their meet up now: Sydney Online Business Owners Meetup Group
Now go and Meetup
All these Sydney meetup groups are an excellent space for entrepreneurs and startups, big and small to converge, support and learn from each other. You will also find that you will gain a great amount of inspiration and passion from being around other like minded people.
About the Author
Ben Fewtrell is a sought-after Business Coach, Keynote Speaker and trainer who has featured in Virgin’s Inflight Magazine and Entertainment Portal, SKY Business and “Secrets of Top Business Builders Exposed”. He is also the host of the popular Business Brain Food Podcast where he interviews leading experts on anything and everything business.