Bringing local women & local stories together

Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.
– Brene Brown

Community and Business Women’s Network

Community and Business Women’s Network (CBWN) was founded in 2018 with a straightforward purpose – to connect women on the Central Coast.

Though population in the area had significantly expanded in recent years, it was clear that opportunities for women to connect socially and professionally had not. CBWN is built upon the idea that bringing women together creates opportunities for growth, resilience and inspiration at business, community and personal levels. Through a mix of networking events, business showcases and professional development opportunities, CBWN has expanded rapidly to include close to 300 active members. It is open to all women who want to network, make friends, learn, share ideas and support local business.

If you are keen to connect with other Central Coast women in a relaxed and friendly setting, book a seat at our next event or join the CBWN Facebook group today!

Community and Business Women’s Network is a project of Iris Foundation.

Events Calendar

CBWN December Luncheon Wyong 2021

Wednesday 8th December 2021
12pm – 2pm

Wyong River Canoe Club – Royal Hotel
40-44 Pacific Highway,
Wyong NSW 2259

Tickets – $45 Member, $55 Non-Members
Plus Booking Fee

 

 

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CBWN Family Fun Day On Ice

Saturday 15th January
2022

3.30pm – 5.30pm

Shop A08 Erina Fair,
Terrigal Dr,
Erina NSW 2250

Tickets – $25
A great way to use your discover vouchers

 

 

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Trivia Night

Saturday 5th February
2022

6pm – 10pm

Davistown RSL Club
19 Murna Road 
Davistown NSW 2251

Tickets – $25 per person – Teams of 10
Sponsor a Round for $250

Prizes for Best Dressed and 1st Place Team
Lucky Door Prizes, Raffles and Silent Auctions

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Internationals Women's Day Luncheon

Tuesday 8th March
2022

12pm – 2pm

Magenta Shores Resort
1 Magenta Drive, Magenta 
NSW 2261

Tickets – $60 per person

Guest Speaker: Retired Dectective
Superintendent Debra Wallace

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Testimonials

“It’s such a warm positive environment. Everyone can come. Whetheryou’rein business, a community organisation, starting your own business or a work from home mum, this is the place.”

Crystal Russom, Southern Cross Austereo 

“The fact that you may begin the meeting as strangers but you end up having a whole range of other friends. If you want to meet and engage with people who have a passion for their community, a passion for their vision, then you should come here. 

Fran Cummings, Kids Day Out 

The best experience I’ve had being part of this group is probably the networking and connections that I’ve been able to build really quick from the get-go. Come along because there’s such a sense of support and connection and community that you just can’t find anywhere else. 

Kristen Budd, General Manager, Southern Cross Austereo 

“It’s grown to a massive supportive community. I’ve met so many different women and I can’t believe the growth that’s happened. We’re all the same, we’re all here for the same reasons and it’s OK if you don’t know anybody. 

Lindsey Clarke, Hotondo Homes Toukley 

I do like to socialize and it does become harder to get out as you get busy in work and family life. I was one of the first Sparkle Events and that really got my business out there. 

Nathalie Ainsworth, Ainsworth Accounting 

It’s inspiring. Every time you hear a story every week you take a little bit from it that makes it be OK to be you.

Kathryn WilkeXcllusive Business Sales 

Member Benefits

Personalised CBWN Namebadge

Discounted CBWN Event Tickets

Members Online Online Directory

Social Media Promotion

Members Only Zoom Meetings

Members Only Facebook Group

5 Promotion Spots Available Each Event

After Hours Hosting Opportunities

For further enquiries please contact info@cbwn.org.au

IRIS FOUNDATION

CBWN is a project of Iris Foundation, a local mental health charity that has been working to foster hope, resilience and connections in the Central Coast community since 2006.

For more information, visit: www.irisfoundation.org.au

Thank you to our sponsors

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4 days ago
Community & Business Women’s Network

Members of CBWN support our boutique social cause by paying it forward & sponsoring a fellow sister in need. Hence the name “Boutique Sistas”💕 thank you to this months sponsors:
Jendar Interior Design
Your Guide Central Coast
Pawz Pet Sitting and Homecare
Hope Family Cottage
Strong Bodies, Strong Minds Personal Trainer
If you would like to become a “Boutique Sista Sponsor” all you have to do is click here:

donate-aus.keela.co/because-we-care-boutique-sista-sponsorshipTara & Elisha dropped by from @joblifeemployment to update the boutique team on their new pathway program to assist clients. If your organisation or business would like to showcase your service to our clients get in touch we’d love to work with you too! Boutique@irisfoundation.org.au🌸
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Members of CBWN support our  boutique social cause by paying it forward & sponsoring a fellow sister in need. Hence the name “Boutique Sistas”💕 thank you to this months sponsors:
Jendar Interior Design
Your Guide Central Coast
Pawz Pet Sitting and Homecare
Hope Family Cottage
Strong Bodies, Strong Minds Personal Trainer
If you would like to become a “Boutique Sista Sponsor” all you have to do is click here:

https://donate-aus.keela.co/because-we-care-boutique-sista-sponsorship

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Tara Gifford Dibben

Joblife Employment

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Community & Business Women’s Network

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Oh look there’s us! Special thanks to Harry at @coastcomnews 💕

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Thanks for sharing lovely! Very exciting times - cannot wait to host some CBWN ladies xoxo

Christmas is only 6 weeks away today! Support our social cause by donating to our giving tree appeal💕It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the boutique! Our giving tree is now out. If you would like to purchase one of our Christmas tags to support a fellow Sista in need please get in touch!
More info: www.becausewecareboutique.com 💕
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Christmas is only 6 weeks away today! Support our social cause by donating to our giving tree appeal💕

Grants are available once again for local Chambers of Commerce, Councils & Networks just like ours! Thank you NSW Small Business Commissioner for showcasing our amazing Central Coast Women In Business! Katrena from Refresh your Thinking 💕
www.smallbusinessmonth.nsw.gov.au/highlights-from-2020/
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Grants are available once again for local Chambers of Commerce, Councils & Networks just like ours! Thank you NSW Small Business Commissioner for showcasing our amazing Central Coast Women In Business! Katrena from Refresh your Thinking 💕
https://www.smallbusinessmonth.nsw.gov.au/highlights-from-2020/

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How beautiful Hotondo Homes
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📢Hot off the press! The Central Coast has a new Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to the board of directors of CTBC - Coastal Towns Business Chamber - Upper Central Coast. The President is one of our fabulous members!!!!

If your business is from any of the following suburbs head over & give them your support:

Budgewoi - Buff Point - Blue Haven - Doyalson - Halekulani - Canton Beach - Toukley - Charmhaven - Gorokan - Lake Haven - Norah Head - Noraville - Lake Munmorah - Gwandalan - San Remo - Summerland Point 💕📣November 1st 2021📣
Welcome to the Coastal Towns Business Chamber FB page-the Central Coasts’ newest Chamber! Led by a committee of 9 very dedicated & passionate local business representatives (who we will introduce to you over the coming weeks).
In the meantime be sure to join our mailing list & be ready to join us at our launch event real soon: Info@ctbc.org.au 🌟🌟🌟
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📢Hot off the press! The Central Coast has a new Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to the board of directors of CTBC - Coastal Towns Business Chamber - Upper Central Coast. The President is one of our fabulous members!!!! 

If your business is from any of the following suburbs head over & give them your support:

Budgewoi - Buff Point - Blue Haven - Doyalson - Halekulani - Canton Beach - Toukley - Charmhaven - Gorokan - Lake Haven - Norah Head - Noraville - Lake Munmorah - Gwandalan - San Remo - Summerland Point 💕

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Wooo hooo

Great initiative and hope it levels out the boys club! 🎉👍 It doesn’t include my suburb unfortunately

1 month ago
Community & Business Women’s Network

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How great is it to be able to connect again! Especially over great coffee💕
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