Development Coordinator - Geelong Arts Centre
Exclusive arts membership – Geelong Arts Centre’s Green Room Club

The Green Room Club is Geelong Arts Centre’s premium membership featuring VIP seating across all shows and invitations to pre-show networking events in the Geelong Arts Centre Winter ‘Escape’ Season, proudly supported by Deakin University.

The cultural epicentre for networking, the Green Room Club events offers a unique membership for individuals and businesses with a passion for the arts within our community.

Our networking events and pre-show gatherings are the perfect way to network with Geelong’s cultural and business leaders. Along with a high calibre of musical guests and opportunities to meet the cast for selected shows, these events are exclusive and invite only.

The Green Room Club membership is a wonderful opportunity to engage clients or reward staff! Now more than ever it’s important to connect in with our community and engagement in local and regional arts and culture is such a great way to achieve this!

Membership begins at $2,500. To learn more or to activate your membership, please contact Kimberley Sinnott, Development Coordinator via email at

Image credit: Ferne Millen Photography

Head of Community - Localised
You’re invited! Our final Localised Meetup for 2019

We love putting on these events and hearing all about the new business being done across our region thanks to the connections and relationships made throughout the year.

Our final Meetup for 2019 will be a celebration of all things business and we look forward to seeing all of our regulars there!

You’ll experience the friendly hospitality of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club and hear about opportunities for businesses to partner with them as they come into their busy summer season.

PLUS are you ready to take on 2020? Our sponsor Adroit Insurance & Risk will share some nifty strategies and tips on how you can make the most of January to work on your business.

So come along and let’s kick off the festive season together.

DATE: Thursday 28 November 2019
TIME: 4.30-6pm
VENUE: Royal Geelong Yacht Club
COST: $20 includes finger food, beer, wine & soft drinks

Click here to RSVP

Head of Community - Localised
100s of savvy businesses get down and network at Localised Meetup

Thanks to WorkSafe for hosting our Meetup on Friday 18 October!

We saw a record breaking number of Lightning Pitches, where local businesses got up in front of the room to tell us what they do and how to get in touch. Check them out by clicking here.

WorkSafe gave businesses insight into their OH&S Essentials program, helping businesses with 60< employees, where a WorkSafe safety consultant will work with you to develop a safety action plan tailored to your business’ needs and size.

Plus our Corporate Partner, Bendigo Bank, shared how important partnerships are when in business and highlighted how they’ve worked with Morris Finance to grow their business.

SAVE THE DATE for our final Meetup for 2019 – 4.30pm on Thursday 28 November at Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Details coming soon…

Head of Community - Localised
Your invitation to our next Localised Meetup

Localised events are a great way to meet new people from a vast range of businesses and organisations in the Geelong region.

They are also a great way to introduce yourself, your business and your expertise by getting up and pitching your business to the crowd.

So invite a work colleague or friend, bring along your business cards, practice your lightning pitch and come prepared to do some seriously commercial networking.

Plus you’ll be hearing from our Event Partner, WorkSafe and from our Localised Business Partner, Bendigo Bank.

WorkSafe will also be offering tours of their new HQ.

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 9.30-11.00am
Venue: WorkSafe, Level 2, 1-5 Malop Street, Geelong

Click here to RSVP (FREE!)


Head of Community - Localised
Check out our latest Localised Lightning Pitches!

Did you pitch your business at our September Meetup? It was awesome to see so many people lining up to let everyone in the room know who they are, what they do and how to get in touch.

We’ve uploaded them for you to share with your networks and on all your socials. A big thanks to Scott from Juc Media for filming all these awesome pitches!

If you made a connection with someone after their pitch, let me know! I’d love to hear from you:


Head of Community - Localised
Localised Meetup: Meet and connect with other savvy people in business

Looking to grow your business?

Our Meetups are your chance to meet and connect with like-minded people across a range of industries and establish valuable contacts for yourself and your business. We can’t wait to hear from West Carr & Harvey and Geelong Cats.

Already registered? Invite your colleagues and friends!

Bring plenty of business cards, prepare your Lightning Pitch (click here for inspiration!) and join us on for an impressive networking experience like no other!

Date: Friday 13 September 2019
Time: 9.30-11.00am
Venue: Deakin Cats Community Centre, GMHBA Stadium, Kardinia Park

To RSVP, click on this link:


Head of Community - Localised
Thanks for coming! Localised Meetup

Thanks to the 100+ local businesses for coming along to last Friday’s meetup at Peppers The Sands. It was fantastic to see so many locals connecting.

Did you get up to pitch your business? Check out our youtube channel to view your video and share it to your networks and via your socials.

And if you’re interested in learning more about Threeple and how it can help your business, please get in touch with James, Daley, Theo or I. We’d be happy to give you a demo.

Make sure you mark the 13 September in your diary for out next Meetup at the home of the Mighty Cats. RSVP here:

Head of Community - Localised
Lightning Pitches reach dizzying heights at Meetup

Thanks to all those who came along to last week’s Localised Meetup at Provenance Wines.

Over 90 savvy business people heard about the latest HR index results for the Geelong region from Maree Herath at Harvest Talent Recruitment & People Solutions.

And thanks to Les Watson from Get More Time for time keeping a record breaking 32 awesome local business Lightning Pitches. You can check them out here.

Our next Localised Meetup is Friday 19 July at Peppers The Sands Torquay. RSVP free here.

Head of Community - Localised
Localised Meetups: all about the people behind the business.

90+ local business people came along to Barwon Water on Friday 29 March 2019 for our second Meetup for 2019.

It was great to see so many businesses networking and letting others know what they do. The Lightning Pitches were a highlight with 20+ locals pitching their business.

We heard from Give Where You Live, GROW and Barwon Water on how to enhance social corporate responsibility, no matter the size of your business.

Thanks to Get More Time’s Les Watson for being our guest MC.