Sponsors

The Hastings Business Women's Network (HBWN) has grown from strength to strength since its inception in 1999. With a membership of over 150 business women, and an average of 50 guests per networking event, HBWN is the premier business women's networking group in the Port Macquarie Hastings region.

We have a proud history of encouraging, empowering and educating women in business with a diverse member base from a cross section of industry sectors and demographics.

The HBWN Committee has a dedicated Sponsor Coordinator to ensure sponsorship agreements are creative, meaningful, impactful and deliver on your goals. Our Sponsorship Program is renewed annually (each Calendar year) with all packages open and available to HBWN Members and the broader business community.  2022 Sponsorship Program EOI closed 15 December 2021. For more information please contact us.

Our 2022 Sponsorship Program

HBWN Sponsors are offered the unique opportunity to align their brand with the values of HBWN, directly connect their business with motivated and driven local business women, to position as industry leaders who support and contribute to local businesses and business women.

EVENT SPONSORS

  • Calendar Launch (2 events)
  • Panel to Success (2 events)
  • Professional Development (1 event)
  • Celebration Event (1 event)
  • Event Sponsors (2 individual event opportunities)
  • Member Spotlight opportunities
  • International Women's Day
    - Platinum Sponsors
    - Gold Sponsors
    - Silver Sponsors
     

 

Partners Program

HBWN Partners provide essential in-kind services that support the network to deliver ongoing benefits to our members.

  • Print & Web Partner
  • PR & Communications Partner
  • Coffee Catch Up Partner
  • Media Partner
  • Annual Report Partner
  • Photography Partner
  • Webmaster & Design Partner

 

2022 Sponsors

We are proud of our partnerships with local businesses and gratefully acknowledge their contribution and ongoing support to our network and members. The Hastings Business Women's Network is proudly supported by the following local businesses.

Port Medical Aethetics - Calendar Launch Sponsor

Port Medical Aesthetics Clinic's ethos is 'everyday people, extraordinary results' - something our experienced team strives for every time a patient walks into the clinic to start their anti-ageing journey. 

They deliver a very wide range of aesthetic treatments and procedures for our clients. From injections and laser to cosmetic tattooing. Depending on exactly what you are looking for, Port Medical Aesthetics Clinic will be more than happy to advise you on your best course of treatment.

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Donovan oates hananford - Panel to Success Sponsor

Are you looking for a lawyer who listens and keeps you informed at every step? Donovan Oates Hannaford is different. We are legal experts BUT we are also people experts. Our aim is to make sure you remain at the centre of your legal matter or proceeding. To do this we:

Listen - We ensure we have a thorough understanding of your situation before providing advice.  You can be confident that that we understand your needs and expectations.

Speak clearly - We know legal processes can be daunting and downright incomprehensible at times. We offer our clients superior, professional advice which is easily understood, and is provided in a timely manner.

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PEOPLE ENGINE - Professional Development Sponsor

People Engine helps great businesses become even better. They also help businesses (possibly like yours) who are struggling to manage growth, by empowering people to drive performance and profit.

A well-oiled People Engine will drive Healthy Profit! People Engine is here to coach you on your Human Resource needs so you can engage your people. In turn, they will look after your customers and business drivers. Before you know it, the results will flow. And they will show you how to measure and manage this effectively.

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Colourworks - Celebration Sponsor

Colourworks take the hard work out of managing your office printing, paperwork and digital file management. They're an innovative company with years of experience and a passion for customer service that implements new approaches to problem solve on behalf of our clients and can really help you work smarter. They can assess your business needs and provide equipment, software and process solutions that help you work more efficiently.

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FACADE ESCAPE ROOM - EVENT SPONSOR

Fascade Escape Room is a live-action adventure or mystery game where teams of players work together to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives within a set time. The challenges are set in an exciting fictional story and played out in a themed room. Although game players usually move through a few rooms in the course of the story, it’s a mental challenge, not a physical one. Popular for groups of friends, workplace team building, and families, Façade’s games suit ages "tweens" and up and teams of 2 to 6 players.

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SHOOT FOOTBALL - EVENT SPONSOR

SHOOT Football is an innovative concept in football coaching providing a professional environment particularly suited to helping junior players reach their full potential as footballers.

SHOOT Football is based on developing and improving the crucial technical abilities of players utilising best practice activities providing a solid foundation to enhance decision making: the master key to match winning football players.

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Focus Magazine - International Women's Day Platinum Sponsor

Launched in 2005, Focus is a well established monthly publication which embraces the local community and connects with its loyal readership with its beautifully designed coffee table style format.

Focus is a free publication with must read content, and a preview into the many great events and programs that it supports in the local area. A multi award winning publication, Focus prides itself on being a active member of the Port Macquarie Business Community, and supporting local business networks, events, and charities.

Visit: Focus Magazine

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REGIONAL BANK AUSTRALIA - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY PLATINUM SPONSOR

Regional Australia Bank is a customer owned bank that has been helping regional Australians achieve their lifestyle goals for almost 50 years. We have a reputation for being flexible, personable and being able to make the complex simple. With roots in regional NSW and head office located in Armidale, Regional Australia Bank has grown to be one of the premier banking alternatives to the ‘Big Four’ banks. Unlike the ‘retail’ approach taken by many competing institutions, we continue to add value to our customers by recognising everyone’s circumstances are different. This means we can provide personalised financial solutions, working with our customers to save them time, money and effort.

Visit: Regional Bank Australia

Bennetts Steel - International Women's Day Gold Sponsor

Bennetts Steel is one of the largest privately owned steel retailers on the East Coast. Our focus is on providing outstanding service, product availability and cutting to size. We have a footprint of over three acres, filled to the brim with steel, in stock and ready to go. From new steel to downgrade and factory seconds steel, we stock a large assortment of product and provide a massive range of services under our roof. We can cut, fold, bend, roll, fabricate and machine your next project in a timely manner.

No matter what it is you are looking for please give us a call. We do so much more than stock steel. Ask us today about what we have and how we can help you with all your steel solutions.

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Just Better Care - International Women's Day Gold Sponsor

Just Better Care provide a range of services to help older people, and people with disability in our community to live a full, connected and independent life.

Whether it's helping with everyday tasks around the home, offering support to get out and about, providing nursing or personal care, or offering respite care for carers, Just Better Care can deliver customised support services that's right for you or your loved one.

Simply let us know what you need, and we will prepare a plan that suits.

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Regional and Agri-Business team of the Commonwealth Bank in Port Macquarie - Liberty Coastal Walk sponsor

As the largest bank in Australia, the Commonwealth Bank realises that we have a great opportunity to help many people. Supporting the wellbeing of our customers, including those in vulnerable circumstances is part of their vision. The Regional and Agri-Business team of the Commonwealth Bank in Port Macquarie were privileged to be aligned with the HBWN as part of the inaugural Him in Heels walk to shed light and raise funds for a cause close to the values of the Commonwealth Bank.

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2022 Partners

HBWN is grateful to the In-kind Partners who support our volunteer committee throughout the year. Their dedicated in-kind services enable us to deliver a professional experience at every touch point and maximise benefits to our members.

Snap - Print & Web Partner

At Snap Port Macquarie, we have spent decades in the trade of providing print, design and website services to the local businesses. We also know that marketing your business can be challenging. Our knowledge of the local industry and thirst for innovation have seen us continually evolving to address these challenges and the needs of our clients and their customers. We do this by keeping up with all the latest technology trends and providing fast, high quality and creative solutions for your print, design and website needs. Come and say hello to us at 110 William Street, we'd love to meet you.

Visit Snap Port Macquarie

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The Westport Club - Coffee Catch Up Partner

The Westport Club hugs the banks of the stunning Hastings River in Port Macquarie. With unsurpassed views, you look outside at the tranquility and you cannot help but be relaxed. The atmosphere inside is marvellous with dining, bar and entertainment choices that all make you feel like you're on an endless holiday.

Visit The Westport Club

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Focus Magazine - Media Partner

Launched in 2005, Focus is a well established monthly publication which embraces the local community and connects with its loyal readership with its beautifully designed coffee table style format.

Focus is a free publication with must read content, and a preview into the many great events and programs that it supports in the local area. A multi award winning publication, Focus prides itself on being a active member of the Port Macquarie Business Community, and supporting local business networks, events, and charities.

Visit Focus Magazine

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Jody Carey Marketing Communications - Annual Report Partner

Communicating with your audience and clients takes time. Finding the right words to engage your clients can be difficult when you're so close to the subject matter. But by seeking a fresh perspective and outsourcing your marketing communication needs, you can run your business and do what you like to do best. As a copywriter Jody doesn't just write words. She'll guide you through your options in the marketing space and help you define what's best for your business.

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Zoom Photography by Kate - Photography Partner

Zoom Photography by Kate provides a variety of packages and services to their growing list of clients in the Greater Port Macquarie Area, from Personal branding to Family and Pet photography session.

Katy began the serious part of her photography journey about 2 years ago. While looking for something creative to do while I was at home with her boys, Katy bought a cheap DSLR and kit lens to learn on. She soon out grew this camera and upgraded to a professional camera and jumped right into learning the art of photography by studying and taking workshops with local photographers. She fell more and more in love with photography as her experience grew. Working with people made it so enjoyable and today, Katy proud to say she has captured many memories for local families.

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