Newsletter for Bay of Plenty and Waikato – August 2018

Hello Venusians

Well, we have passed the halfway mark of the year. I hope all your personal and business plans are flourishing as you intended.

In July we had Collaborative Team Workshops in Tauranga and Cambridge. Some great plans being worked on and starting to come to fruition. There was Online Zoom Power Hour version two session that saw 20 Venus members on Zoom meet up to share about their business plus learn some key tools to use in their business. And this week we have Venus Academy Seal the Deal Workshop happening with Jen Myers facilitating.

UPCOMING EVENTS Book and Save the Dates for…

Lots is happening with Venus workshops and events coming up too. Here are the dates for you to put in your calendar and to book into.

Wednesday 29th August  – 12pm till 1.30pm   Online Zoom Members Success Workshop


Save the dates for Venus Academy Workshops – (Links to book will be posted soon)

Friday 21st September – 9.30am till 3pm in Bay of Plenty – Keys to Marketing Success

Monday 24th September – 9.30am till 3pm in Waikato – Keys to Marketing Success


Wednesday 26th September – 12pm till 1.30pm  Online Zoom Power Hour version 2


Come and join us for the inaugural New Zealand Businesswomen’s Conference.

This is going to be networking on steroids with lots of growth and development opportunities to attend two workshops from a choice of 6 options available. There are 20 speakers to share insights to their business journey and industry knowledge. There will be exhibitors that just might have products and services that your business need. Plus there is networking drinks, dinner, lunch and break refreshments. What more could you ask for at a conference!!!!

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th October  – 2 days

Conference participation options.

You can attend the full conference or part options are available.

Payment Options

Venus is pleased that we can offer easier payment options to support our members to gain further development. You have options to book for Venus Academy Workshops with a 50% deposit and then pay the 50% balance 7 days before the workshop.

New Zealand Businesswomen’s Conference – There are participation options that you can choose to attend and there are applicable payment options for you to choose. to get the details head to:

Venus Group Facilitator Changeover

Come be part of the Venus Facilitating Team. This is a 6 month opportunity to support  your Venus group. If you know that networking is about building strong working relationships and want to also raise your profile in your region then look at stepping up to facilitating for a 6 month period.  Contact me at or ph me on 021530877

Venus Website

There have been some updates to our Venus Network website in the past month. Take a look to see the options available on the website.  Are you maximising the options available to you to promote yourself or recommend a fellow member?

Have you completed your Inspiring Business story? Pop over here and answer the questions.

Venus Facebook Groups

Have you joined your group page? Do a search on Facebook to find your group or you can friend me at  and I will add you into your group.

Have you joined your regions Facebook group? Choose your region and I will add you to the group.

Like the National Venus Facebook page at:


Have you booked a Power Rave with me? You can meet with your Venus Regional Manager to have 45 minutes to totally focus on your business and how you can maximise being in Venus. I suggest who you might want to connect with across the regions or industry categories to connect with. I suggest marketing options you might want to consider in your business. If you are looking for development, then we can talk through options that Venus offer to members.

I bring my experience as a Regional Manager, business owner, ex corporate experience in finance, banking, outsourcing, marketing and people management plus creative thinking.

Ok signing off for now and I look forward to seeing you at a workshop, meeting or in a RAVE soon.

Keep Raving!

Linda Crosbie
East  & South Auckland, Waikato Venus Network Regional Manager
Email Linda
m:: 021530877


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