Coffee Catchup with the BBP Team

BBP is kicking off regular coffee meet-ups, rotating through our accredited member cafes! Our team will be in each LGA ensuring there is more opportunities for  face to face connection, either with the BBP team or with like minded businesses. So come and say Hi, meet the team, ask questions and make connections. For an added sustainable bonus bring your BYO cup, come get a token and your coffee is on us!!

If you are a venue that is keen to host a catchup up – then let us know. BBP members will get preference. Not a member yet? that can be fixed easily.

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BBP Coffee Catchup Calendar 2024

Sustainable Business Events

social media trends for small business

Social Media Trends for Small Business

People surveyed said Instagram is the #1 place to keep up with their favourite brands compared to other platforms. People are Spending Nearly 30 Minutes every day on Instagram.

The best part about this “new” social media world? The ability to be discovered by a new audience.

Creating the foundations for a successful business

Creating the Foundations for a Successful Business

This webinar is crafted for businesses aiming to master the art of turning product potential into tangible sales. Whether you’re an established brand or a startup, understanding the dynamics of effective product marketing is essential to staying ahead in the competitive market.


AI for small biz marketing

AI for Small Business Marketing - Willoughby

Exploring the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and introduce a selection of cutting-edge AI-powered tools. You will learn how AI tools can help you handle photo editing, video creation, copywriting, presentations, and crafting compelling email subject lines amplifying your marketing efforts to grow your customer base.

Business Connect free help

Free Service NSW Business Webinars

Free, independent, tailored business advice.

Click HERE for list of events and dates.

Partnering for a Greener Tomorrow

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End of Year Celebration

Our spectacular end of year event was held at OLEA Lindfield on 23 November, proudly supported by Greener for Business and BBP.


Check out the Photo Gallery by Gavin Little Photographer


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Green your Canteen

Do you run a canteen or are involved in one? This great webinar explores the reduction of single use plastic and waste. It provides ideas and motivation to use daily and long term.  Recording can be viewed here.

Renewable Energy for Small Business

Hear from GreenPower and Amber Energy how small businesses can source the renewable energy at an affordable price.  With case study Evoke. Recording can be viewed here.

How to get and keep good employees

 How small businesses get good employees with panellist Christine Pope, COSBOA, Graham Irwin, Local Jobs Program, Jethro Mahon, Piknic, William Adames, Ku-ring-gai Council


    Intro to Net Zero webinar

    Powering your savings

    A practical session on solar power, energy savings and energy efficiency. With 4 Pines Brewery solar case study and Gareth Huxham energy consultant.  View recording here.

    Intro to Net Zero webinar

    Intro to Net Zero for Business

    An introduction to Net Zero particularly for small businesses.  Includes updates from the BBP partner councils on Net Zero plans and how they are helping their communities & businesses to reach the same goal. Click here.

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    Build Loyalty Through Inclusivity

    Ben Gauntlett, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission on how SMEs and government organisations can be more inclusive. Recording here.

    NSW Plastic Ban for Community Groups

    NSW Plastics Ban applies to local sporting teams and community groups in NSW, the NSW EPA answer questions  in the recording HERE.


    Are you ready for the Plastic Ban?

    Ebony Johnson National Retail Association on what the ban means for businesses. Watch the recording HERE.

    Managing Food Waste

    A broad overview of the topic of food waste – from farm to table! HERE.

    Turning Circular for Food Service

    Circular and profitable business models for the foodservice industry – restaurant, cafe, food court or home delivery business.

    Watch the recording here.

    Becoming a BCorp

    BCorp certification webinar  

    Are carbon offsets right for your business?

    Sarah from BBP gives guidance on the complex world of carbon offsetting recording HERE.

    How to make your business sustainable!

    BBP shows how to implement eco-friendly initiatives in your business! Recording.


    Attract your ideal customer using your social mission.

    Brook McCarthy explains how to communicate the message to your audience to build customers.Recording


    How to build your customer base through participation in Terracycle community waste initiatives. Recording

    Tricky waste solutions for Hair, Beauty and Pet grooming salons

    Pip Curnow, Sustainable Salons on how waste streams from the hairdressing and beauty industry can be part of a closed loop recycling initiative.   Watch the recording HERE.


    Better Business Awards 8 June 2023

    BBP sustainable business awards for 2023 with 120 attendees at The Glasshouse Artarmon.  34 Finalists in 8 categories.The Better Business of the Year was Sydney by Kayak!  For more go to the Better Business Award page.

    Roseville Cinema November 2022

    BBP networking event held at BBP accredited member venue Roseville Cinema in November 2022.  We watched the inspirational film Regenerating Australia followed by a vibrant panel discussion and delicious grazing table by Radish Events. Photos here

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    Coal Loader February 2022

    BBP networking event held at BBP the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in February 2022.  Guest speaker Jo Taranto, cocktails by Trolley’d.  Photo gallery here.