May 15

NFP Connect monthly breakfast. Speaker: Maroba CEO Viv Allanson. Topic: Leadership - The Wisdom Economy. Soul Cafe, second floor. Level 2, 49 Hunter Street, Newcastle. 7am. $35 per person (includes breakfast). Tickets via nfpconnect.com.au.

May 16

Lake Macquarie Women In Business Network. Unlock your passion for great success. Speaker: Shivani Gupta. 10-11.30am. 48 Oakdale Road, Gateshead. Tickets via businessgrowthcentre.org.au. 

May 18

Newcastle Business Club 85th anniversary gala dinner event. Open to members and non-members. 6.30pm, Newcastle Club, $130 per person, includes 3-course meal, beer, wine and soft drinks, entertainment. Details via newcastlebusinessclub.com.au and tickets via Trybooking.com.

May 21

Lone Rangers Business Network. Event title: Micro Business Group Networking & Business Education. Topic: Tax entitlements. Speaker: Craig Toyne - Rethink Accounting. 5.30 start, networking until 6.15pm then event concludes at 8pm. Apollo Hotel, Charlestown. Cost: $40. See Trybooking.com.

June 13

Hunter Business Women’s Network. Speaker: Yogic Wisdom founder Kym McDonald, who will share her experience in movement, breath, mindfulness and wellness. Three Bears Kitchen, Newcastle. 5.45pm registration for 6.00pm start. Ticket includes two-course dinner and drink on arrival. $55 for 2018 members, $65 for guests.