What we're about

Local Area Marketing & Networking - Penrith is a group is for small business owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs who want to harness the power of networking, referral, collaboration and local area marketing to grow their business in a relaxed environment.

Our final 2020 December event is a combined all-groups event on Thursday 10 December bringing members from all groups together in our first face-to-face event in more than nine months.

It's going to be a super networking and social opportunity! Full details in the Events section.

There's lots happening for 2021 including some scheduling changes. We return to face-to-face meetings, alternating with our online sessions. plus great initiatives to boost your business.


If you are a small business owner, start-up or entrepreneur in the Lower Blue mountains region and want to harness the power of networking and local area marketing to grow your business in a relaxed environment, we have great news for you - all our groups are now online!

This includes our newer Springwood and Glenbrook groups joining our already established groups at Penrith, Parramatta and Baulkham Hills (Norwest). See links below.

Springwood meetings are held on a rotating bi-monthly basis with Glenbrook. This may change according to member needs.

You are more than welcome to attend any of our online meetings - which are all FREE for 2020 and we encourage you to interact across our networking groups to expand your network and benefit from the Knowledge Program running in our established groups.

The program is geared to help owners manage during this critical Covid-19 crisis.

Our group provides the opportunity to meet like-minded people, exchange ideas and business cards, expand your network for referral-based marketing and get some fresh business ideas and/or tips during this critical time.

It all happens conveniently online so you can join in wherever you are, so if you are self-isolating - no worries!

Join us for at our monthly local area meeting, be inspired and share your passion.

Benefits include:

• Dynamic & supportive members.

• Facilitated sessions.

• Formal introductions so everyone gets to meet you & hear about your business.

• Business Card Exchange. (Working on an online solution for this!)

• Meetings feature member INSIGHTS x 2 (10 mins) & Keynote presentations x 1 (20-30 mins).

• Presentations are recorded and available at no cost for your own evaluation or use.

• Meeting images are available for member use.

• Organise your own refreshments and relax in great company.

• Private meetings - entry via prior registration only.

• Dedicated Facebook Group page for group information, member promotion, discussion: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2282854728434360/

• Opportunity to promote your business via MeetUp app.

• No fees during the Covid-19 crisis.


1. This group supports business owners to promote their products and services but does not permit its meetings to be used for distributor network recruitment.

2. Our group Keynote and INSIGHT presentations are a privilege earned by members who regularly support our network meetings. They are not available to one-off attendees.

3. As a proactive networking group, we usually photograph or video our proceedings for group marketing purposes via a variety of print and electronic media. Any individual not wishing to participate in these marketing activities, should indicate this preference prior to their meeting start.

Members have a dedicated Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2282854728434360)for posts and networking information and events.

Take the opportunity to expand your networking by visiting our other groups at:

Baulkham Hills (Norwest): https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Local-Area-Marketing-Networking-Norwest/

Glenbrook: (3 March) https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Local-Area-Marketing-Networking-Glenbrook

Parramatta: https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Local-Area-Marketing-Networking-Parramatta/

Penrith: https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Local-Area-Marketing-Networking-Penrith/

Joe Kowalewski

Chief Marketing Officer - Local Area Marketing

Organiser - Major Sponsor

0404 767 482



Local Area Marketing, Local Area Marketing & Networking or its employees accept no liability or responsibility to any person, business or entity as a consequence of any reliance upon the information obtained during their attendance at Local Area Marketing & Networking meetings or related functions or by use of its social media, website or associated materials.

Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information or content made available by members, visitors and other third parties are those of the respective members, visitors or third parties. Local Area Marketing, Local Area Marketing & Networking or its employees are not responsible for any actions resulting from the engagement, purchase, use of advice, consequences, non-performance or any other failure that may occur.

We cannot and do not endorse in any way the products, services or advice offered by member or visitors or guests. We expressly disclaim any liability associated with comments, advice, recommendations or referrals resulting from any interactions that may occur during or outside of our networking meetings.

Similarly, Local Area Marketing & Networking and its associated entities expressly disclaim any liability associated with comments, advice, recommendations or referrals posted by members, guests or third parties on Local Area Marketing & Networking social media, Meetup app or website or any other medium related to Local Area Marketing & Networking and its associated entities.

Reference to any products, services, advice or comments during interactions, hypertext links to the third parties or other information by trade name, trademark, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by us. They are for the convenience of members only.

Joe Kowalewski


Chief Marketing Officer

Local Area Marketing (https://www.facebook.com/LocalAreaMarketing)

E: networking@localareamktg.com.au

P: 0404 767 482

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