Dify Social® - Networks

Dify Networks

Dify Social® marketers are actively involved in the following Melbourne, Australia networking groups’ activities & events…

BNI Yarra Business Partners, Abbotsford* (Melbourne Central) VIC

Dify Social's Adrian Merendino held the Marketing - Social Media Marketing "seat". Chapter meets on Wednesdays from 7.00-8.30am. *Meetings in-person at La Fantaisie, 297 Victoria St, Abbotsford VIC 3067 (previously at the Zoo). For more information, see the chapter website or Facebook page.

Strategic business marketing referral partners in the chapter include:

Online Tree - Web Design

Infinite Ace - Search Engine Marketing

BNI Elevate Yarraville, the Railway Hotel Yarraville**, 35 Anderson Street VIC (Melbourne - Geelong)

**NEW VENUE in 2024. Steve Hubbard held the Marketing - Social Media Marketing seat. Chapter meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3.45-5.30pm. For more information, see the chapter website or Facebook page.

Strategic business marketing referral partners in the chapter have included:

Roaring Success - Accelerating business growth

VA for Everyone

BNI Australia

BNI is the world's leading business networking and referral organisation. To find a chapter near you search here.

Dify Social has been part of BNI Australia since 2013 and as a result has an extensive network of small business relationships.

Strategic cross-chapter business marketing referral partners include:

Uplift 360 - Website performance

Out There Branding - Promotional products & branded displays

Fresh Networking

Steve Hubbard has joined Fresh Networking - as a 2024 'Fresh Starter' 💐

You can now find and connect with Steve on the Members Directory

Fresh Starter membership also includes
· 4 guest passes to hub meetings a year – Fresh National and/or Café
· Access to Fresh Networking Members Private Facebook group
· Invite to Fresh member events

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Steve Hubbard and Dify Social hold Sole Trader Membership with the Victorian Chamber. Benefits include event tickets for Business After Dark networking events held throughout the year.

Footscray Traders Association - “Meet n Mingle”

Local traders networking get-together held from 6.30pm on the second Wednesday of the month at Littlefoot bar. Steve Hubbard is a founding member of the "Relaunched" FTA and former VP & Secretary. See Website and Facebook page for membership details #lovefootscray

City of Maribyrnong - Business, VIC

Connecting business in Maribyrnong, Melbourne VIC. Refer Love Your Local website for Dify Social's directory listing.

DIFY Social has been selected by City of Maribyrnong as a Preferred Business Supplier in the Business Elevate Program since it's inception.

See Dify Social listing under Marketing Consulting/Advertising

Brimbank City Council - Business, VIC

Connecting business in Brimbank, Melbourne VIC. Refer Brimbank Business Link website for Council support.

Note that Steve Hubbard is a part time member of iHarvest Coworking Sunshine.

Wyndham Biznet, VIC

Not for profit networking organisation in the City of Wyndham aimed at bringing local people and businesses together in a fun, friendly and relaxing social environment. See website for monthly dinner event details.

Venture Melton Business Network, VIC

The network for City of Melton businesses. Refer website.

Melbourne Network Group - formerly MP&CNG

Meet “to do business” at 12:30 pm for 1:00pm - 3:00 pm on the second Wednesday of the month at Albert Park Yachting & Angling Club, 129b Beaconsfield Parade. Founded by the late Ian Dear. Reconvened post COVID by James Nixon e melbournenetworkgroup@gmail.com and Campbell MacKintosh m +61 413 499 482 or e campbell@focaliseconsulting.com.au. See website.

Victorian Small Business Network - VSBN

Join VSBN and support the community of active and passionate business owners in Victoria, Australia. Business listing on the Directory.

Australian Marketing Institute

Steve Hubbard is an Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) member and Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM). For upcoming AMI's Victorian training & events - visit website

Melbourne Marketing Forum (formerly dm Forum)

Direct marketing industry quarterly forum - see website  for details. Steve has presented at the Forum and assisted it's Founder, the late and great Frank Chamberlin with the social media marketing.

dm Forum, Melbourne