Bellingen Chamber of Commerce

Small Biz Speed Dating is back – 20 September

2 Sep

Hi there!  We have a treat for you coming up on Thursday September 20th. It’s the Small Biz Speed Dating Event!  After the success of the inaugural speed dating event last year, we have decided to host another one, to create time and space for freelancers and small business owners to explore potential synergies and have some fun.   You can read more detail below, but most importantly places are limited and booking is essential so don’t delay. Book here with Event Brite:


When: Thursday September 20th, 2018

Time: 5.00 – 7 pm

Where: Cedar Bar

Cost: $12 (to cover venue, drinks & nibbles)


About Small Biz Speed Dating in Bellingen


Have you ever wondered what speed dating is like, but have felt too shy or embarrassed to try?  Well here is your opportunity – but this time it involves putting your business forward to meet prospective ‘friends’, ‘dates’, or even ‘partners’.


On Thursday September 20th the Bellingen Co-Working Network, sponsored by The Bellingen Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a Small Biz Speed Dating event at Cedar Bar, 5 – 7 pm.


It is a fun event designed to introduce and connect different sectors of the Bellingen small business community.  We have a wonderfully rich talent pool in the valley, but some elements are quite unknown to each other, and we can all benefit from facilitated ‘introductions’.  It’s also about being open to considering what might happen if two professionals or businesses combined their talents and worked together to create a new service or product, thatneither could do on their own.

So how will it work?  In pairs, each person will have a minute to briefly describe their business and the benefit it delivers, then another minute to answer a surprise question posed by the MCs, before rotating to the next person.   At the end, we will see how many perfect, or imperfect matches there are – where a pair independently nominates each other to meet again.


Any ‘perfect matches’  will wln a $20 voucher from a local cafe, so that they can meet up over a coffee.


Irrespective of how you fare on the ‘dating’ scene you will walk away having had some fun, connected with our local talent, and with more people knowing who you are and what you have to offer.


Numbers are limited and bookings are essential.  Book here on Event Brite:




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