March 6

Newcastle Business Club monthly meeting. Topic: Cyber security – how prepared is your business to defend a cyber attack. Speaker: Darren Hopkins, partner of McGrathNicol Forensic within the Technology Advisory team. 12pm-1.30pm, Harbourview Function Centre. Cost: $50 per member, $65 guest of member, $80 non-member. Bookings via newcastlebusinessclub.com.au.  

March 7

Crash Course in Xero. Workshop on how you can take advantage of current technology. 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. The Business Centre, 265 King Street, Newcastle. $45. See businesscentre.com.au.

March 13

NFP Connect monthly breakfast. Self-care when working with trauma. Speaker: Katrina Mason. Soul Cafe, level two, 49 Hunter Street, Newcastle. 7:00am start, includes breakfast. $35 per person. See nfpconnect.com.au

March 9

Women’s Network Hunter.  International Women’s Day - Maitland Woman of the Year Presentation Dinner and Sunset Soiree. Speaker: Jenny Aitchison MP, Member for Maitland. 6:30pm for 6:45 dinner, Blackbird's Artisan Bakery. $40, includes dinner, drinks are at own expense. Tickets can be purchased via sticky tickets or email womensnetworkhunter@gmail.com.

March 15

Maitland Business Chamber. March Networking Event. Topic: Maitland "Our Town". Speakers: Local small business owners. 7am. Venue: The George Tavern. Members $37.50, non-Members $53.50.  See stickytickets.com.au.