April 20

Maitland Business Chamber –  Business Breakfast April. Topic: Maitland City Council Update. Speaker: David Evans - General Manager. 7am, Best Western Hunter Gateway. Cost: Members $37.50 Non-members $53.50. RSVP via maitlandbusiness.com.au.

April 27

The Business Centre: Start Your Own Business. Speaker: Jelinda Millgate, Regional Business Connect Advisor, The Business Centre. 10:00am-12:00pm. Maitland Gaol, 6-18 John Street, East Maitland. Cost: $25. See eventbrite.com.au

May 1

Launch of Lake Macquarie Business Ltd launch - a new online channel featuring the news and views of business in Lake Mac. Be the first to preview short video segments and episodes from members, LMB while enjoying drinks and canapes. 6pm-7:30pm, Event Cinemas, Glendale. Tickets: $20 per person. See Sticky Tickets. 

May 1

Lone Rangers Business Network for micro businesses. Topic: Small business being money smart; learn how to manage cash flow and consider other options. 5.30 to 8pm, Apollo Hotel, Charlestown. Cost: $40. Details at lonerangersnetwork.com.au.

May 19-20

Laughing Mind. HunterHackFest, Hunter Innovation Festival. Host: Brian Hill. May 19, 6-9pm and May 20 8am-8pm. Eighteen04, 91 Parry St, Newcastle West. Cost: $10-$40. See eventbrite.com.au

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