Welcome to Hills District Business Mums!

Hills District Business Mums (HDBM) is an award-winning business networking and support group for women who are juggling running a business and raising children.  If you’re a Hills District Mum who runs a business, or you want to start a business, welcome! You’re in the right place.

We are all about learning and networking - here's how you can get involved...

Facebook Group

Share ideas, advice, challenges and learn from over 6,000 other local business mums. Free to join!

Networking Events

Meet local business mums and learn essential business skills at our popular networking events and workshops!

Business Directory

HDBM-Business-Directory

Support other local business mums and find trusted recommendations for all your business and personal needs.

2019 Event Dates

Save the Date for our 2019 HDBM Networking Events!

Wednesday 23 October, 7pm
Thursday 7 November, 9am - 5pm


Small-Business-Expo-Conference

  DATE: THURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2019
  TIME: 9AM – 5.00PM
  WHERE: 
CROPLEY HOUSE, 84 WATKINS RD, BAULKHAM  HILLS  NSW 2145

23 October, 7pm - 9pm 
Photography for Social Media
Jennifer Taylor, Vividity

Get your ticket today!

Do you want to learn how to take photos for social media that look professional and eye catching? Whether you want to take flattering selfies or attractive product shots, a bit of know-how can help you take great photos without needing to invest in expensive equipment.

In this session professional photographer, Jennifer Taylor, will give you immediately implementable tips, using things you probably already have on hand to improve your own photography skills.

You'll learn:
• How to use your phone camera like a pro
• Ideas for staging your photos in an original and eye-catching way 
• Using natural light for flattering results 
• Best editing apps
• When to DIY and when to hire a pro
• How to squeeze some extra mileage out of your photos and your budget
• Etiquette and legalities of using photos to promote your business.


Any questions can be emailed to hello@hillsdistrictbusinessmums.com.au

HILLS DISTRICT SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS 

Hills District Small Business Awards are sponsored by Kurrajong Kitchen Lavosh. Entries close on 18 October 2019 and winners announced at the Hills District Small Business Expo, Conference & Awards on 7 November.

👉Quick and easy online entry here:

"What Our HDBM Members Say..."

Wonderfully supportive

Hills District Business Mums is a wonderfully supportive networking group that combines many of my networking goals – mixing with wonderful people, learning through the great speaker line up, meeting great mutually beneficial referral partners, and giving me the platform to showcase my expertise to aid many small business owners within the group.

The Hills District Business Mums networking events are a must on my calendar, due to the great vibe that I always experience. It’s lovely to meet people going through similar business ups and downs in a relaxed friendly environment.

Jane Tweedy
Business Advisor, Western Sydney Business Centre

Meet and connect

I have been attending the HDBM Networking events for several years now and I always get so much out of them. The key speakers are experts in their field. There is ample opportunity to meet and connect with other business mums. Highly recommend attending.

Shelley Hooker

Be inspired

Great evening to meet new people, learn about business skills and be inspired by passionate business owners facing similar challenges.

Desiree Steven
Holiday Mum Pet Care

Highly recommend

I’ve been a part of HDBM since launching my business in September 2014, and I’ve always found the group to be extremely supportive and a fantastic resource! I’m always learning new things – whether it’s via the friendly Facebook group or via the empowering networking events.

After every networking event, I find myself feeling inspired and re-invigorated about my business. All of the women in the room are extremely approachable and relatable – probably because they are all seeking to find the elusive balance between business, motherhood, and life in general, just like me! And the events feature fantastic guest speakers on various business-related topics as well, so I always walk away with a piece (or a whole cake!) of new knowledge.

I highly recommend HDBM for anyone starting a new business, wanting to expand their business, or simply looking for a supportive group of women to help them along their business journey.

Wealth of knowledge

I’ve been a member of HDBM for many years now, and still learn from the wealth of experience and knowledge that is in the group. Everyone is so supportive and happy to see each others’ achievements – one of my closest friends in the group is a fellow florist!

The HDBM events get you out networking with fellow Mums who know what its like to run a business (while changing a nappy, and doing pick ups!) You will make life long friends as well as be in awe at what your fellow Mums have achieved… fantastic ideas, great support… and feel free to grab a Mentor!

You know the group is doing something right when our members include Mayors, Mermaids and Academy Award Winning Writers…not to mention 5000+ Mums!

Clare Lamata
Bella Fiore Floral Designs

Connect and feel supported

Attending the HDBM meeting provided me with the opportunity to meet and network with other women building their businesses. It was inspirational to meet all these likeminded people working in our local community. Also being self-employed it was a great way to connect & feel supported. I will be back!

Jenni Lemmermn

We look forward to meeting you...

 People often comment that Hills District Business Mums is one of the friendliest groups they have ever come across. So whether we meet you online or in person (or both!), we look forward to welcoming you too.

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