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Melbourne Business Network

SBMS is pleased to work with the Melbourne Business Network (MBN) as the peak networking organisation for Small Businesses in Melbourne


Connecting, communicating, conversing, sharing and supporting. Community, loyalty, trust and mutual understanding. Each and every one a fundamental element of all good relationships.

This is our passion. And there’s no better place for networking and building meaningful business relationships than Melbourne: smart, sophisticated, dynamic, entrepreneurial, supportive, multi-dimensional Melbourne.

At Melbourne Business Network, it is our mission to connect with you and encourage you to connect with other enterprises - corporate, public or private sector, industry associations or not-for-profits, prospective customers or potential alliance partners.

SBMS is pleased to have the support of the Melbourne Business Network. MBN, is the peak networking organisation for Small Businesses in Melbourne

What is Offered through the Melbourne Business Network 

Through a program of events and member-driven seminars and workshops on a range of relevant and interesting topics, our aim is to facilitate opportunities for you to develop your network and broaden awareness and marketing of your brand:

  • Business Breakfasts - regular events presenting engaging, informative and inspiring guest speakers.  Our breakfasts are a great way to kick-start your working day and, of course, provide numerous networking and marketing opportunities with other guests.

  • Supper Clubs - after close of business hours, we choose to continue business after hours by hosting evening forums in a relaxed setting on a variety of topics designed to impact relevant, factual, helpful and inspiring information and education.

  • Educational workshops and facilities, such as the Small Business Mentoring Service, the Retail Doctor and training by leading networking gurus, providing business enhancement opportunities for members.     

The Melbourne Business Network story

Melbourne Business Network is the premier business networking association for the city of Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital.

The Network began in 1995 as the West End Business Association and since then has successfully expanded its reach and influence to encapsulate the city’s broad business district, anchored within the municipality of Melbourne.

Our members include a diverse community of small to medium enterprises, business consultancies,  professional services providers and educational institutions.

Join the Melbourne Business Network today and discover the benefits to your business from networking with professionals just as passionate about succeeding in business as you.