We believe that when people get to know, like and trust each other, business referrals flow naturally.

The Mount Barker Business Group is a friendly, informal business networking group for people in the Adelaide Hills.

We support each other, and we love a good breakfast!

We meet in Mount Barker, and welcome business people from surrounding areas.

Our aim is to promote supportive relationships between business people on a local level and we do this by meeting regularly over a delicious breakfast and hearing from an engaging speaker.

Owners or managers of small, medium, or large businesses are all eligible to join and we have no restrictions on taking more than one member from a particular profession or line of work.

Breakfast Meetings

Group of people enjoying Mt Barker Business Club Event

The main feature of our group is the fortnightly breakfast meeting at Auchendarroch House.

Members arrive from 7am and have the opportunity to network until the meeting formally opens.

At most meetings, an invited speaker will address areas of interest suggested by our members; subjects covered have included

  • how tell if your email has been hacked
  • marketing
  • planning for bushfire season
  • government tenders

Other meetings have a panel of speakers from within the membership, discussing a common issue or teaching practical business skills.

Our members are at different stages of their business journeys, from start-up to well established, so there is depth of experience as well as a range of perspectives on any topic.

Guest speakers are very welcome. 

If you have something to say on a business topic that would be interesting to our members please get in touch with us.  We are particularly interested in great business origin stories, practical tips, and thought provoking ideas that might help, interest, or amuse a group of business people.

Guest speakers are very welcome. 

If you have something to say on a business topic that would be interesting to our members please get in touch with us.  We are particularly interested in great business origin stories, practical tips, and thought provoking ideas that might help, interest, or amuse a group of business people.

Benefits of Joining

The informal structure of our meetings attracts friendly, open and inquisitive people who want to get to know others. There are a diverse range of professions and different levels of experience to provide differing perspectives. Business opportunities flow in their own time without forcing it.

Our meetings are finished by 8:30 so members can be where you need to be by 9am.

Local

Opportunities to find out about upcoming developments in the area, find a quality supplier nearby, or sub-contract excess or speciality work to someone you already know and trust.

Speakers

Our speakers are informative and inspiring. They cover technical topics, explain how they got started in business, handled obstacles, and discuss new opportunities.

Local

Opportunities to find out about upcoming developments in the area, find a quality supplier nearby, or sub-contract excess or speciality work to someone you already know and trust.

Speakers

Our speakers are informative and inspiring. They cover technical topics, explain how they got started in business, handled obstacles, and discuss new opportunities.

Membership Form

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