BENEFITS OF
JOINING DISTRICT32

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WE ARE ALL OVER PERTH

From Alkimos to Mandurah, we've got you covered.

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BECOME THE ONLY PROVIDER OF YOUR SERVICE IN YOUR LOCAL ZONE

Lock out the competition in your local area and build quality referral partners.

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BUILD TRUST AND RECEIVE REFERRALS

85% of new customers come from word of mouth referrals.

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SUPPORTIVE, SAFE COMMUNITY OF BUSINESS OWNERS

Never be let down by a service provider - all District32 members are recommended by other members.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACROSS ALL AREAS!

Several complementary full-day training sessions throughout the year and education spots at each local zone breakfast.

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GROWTH-FOCUSED MARKETING SOLUTIONS

Free podcasts for all members and huge exposure across national and international media.

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OUR CURRENT locations

With 15 locations around Perth and new zones opening all the time, you are sure to find a group local to your business.

Upcoming Networking Events Free Coffee Vouchers At Your First Event

How does it all work?

What's included

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6x - Monthly Events

Fortnightly local zone events plus 4 combined events where you can meet the entire District32 network, and there's no pressure to attend

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2x - Full-Day Training Events

Plus education spots at every local zone event and guest speakers at our monthly Members only lunches.

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1x - Free Professional Podcast

Get free exposure for your podcast (yours to keep) nationally and internationally and get local exposure through web listings and social media.

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1x - Initial Strategy Session

For fast movers, join within 24 hours of attending an event and receive a FREE business planning session.

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∞ - Potential for success

No other networking group gives you Exclusive Profession AND access to the entire network. Unlimited potential.

Weekly Event Structure

There are 4 x 30 minute segments

sit down, food, 60 second introductions

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1st 30 minutes:

open networking

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2nd 30 minutes:

sit down, food, 60 second introductions

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3rd 30 minutes:

education spot (sales, marketing and networking)

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4th 30 minutes:

we hook you up with another member for one-to-one meetings so that you can get to know each other - this is where the magic happens

Video Testimonials

SOME OF THE BUSINESSES CURRENTLY IN DISTRICT32

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US

In 2015, District32 was born with a vision to support business owners to overcome these immense challenges and to grow and prosper. Co-Founders of District32, Lorraine Garvie, CEO, and Dean Keating believed that there was a better way to do business.

Lorraine has an extensive background covering Marketing, Strategy, IT and Business Coaching and was hugely successful in her own right assisting businesses from sole traders to corporate to achieve growth and reach new levels in their business. Dean’s Business Development expertise has seen him accumulate sales exceeding $2 billion. Combining their knowledge and skills was the springboard to launching a Business Cooperative designed to provide leverage to business owners and to create exposure and opportunity.

District32 provides a strategy that connects the multiple, diverse strands required to sustain and grow your business. We provide several platforms for education, guidance, exposure and opportunities which deliver the tools that will raise your business to the next level.

In 2017 District32 delivered on every front:

  • $10m ++ in closed sales for our Members
  • Making Business TV accessible and affordable for Business Owners
  • Reaching audiences in of over 3 million with our own Radio/podcasts
  • Recognition as a multiple award winner including Business of the Year

District32 is a Business Cooperative that utilises the POWER OF NUMBERS to get maximum exposure and opportunity for Business owners in Perth. The District32 team has galvanised a business network that is having a growing impact in the communities in which we operate.

our founders

Dean Keating

Dean is the Director of Sales in District32. Excelling in the corporate world of Financial Services, Waste Management and Telecommunications, Dean was previously responsible for building successful sales teams and personally achieved $2 billion in sales. He has utilised this experience to help businesses grow their turnover and his expertise in developing sales strategies has yielded outstanding results for clients.

Lorraine Garvie

Lorraine is currently the CEO and Director of District32. In a career spanning over 20 years, Lorraine has worked in various corporate, management and business development roles, including; CEO, I.T. Manager, Business Development / Business Relations Manager and Project Manager.
In the 5 years prior to District32, Lorraine owned and operated a successful business advisory firm specialising in strategic marketing and positioning.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes, for 12 months. The feedback from Members is that it takes time to build and develop trusting relationships.
It means exclusivity of profession within a zone e.g. there will only be one accountant in one zone or one web developer. This means that you will receive all referrals for your service within your zone – you are not competing with anyone.
Yes, to join District32 you must ‘buy’ a profession within a Zone.
It’s a geographical area mapped out in the Community Newspaper distribution channels – each zone (with a different local newspaper) covers many suburbs.
Up to 6. Your local zone will meet fortnightly. You can also attend up to another 4 events each month (one lunch, one breakfast, one sundowner and one ladies / mens event) where all members from all zones are invited – this opens up the full network to you. All events are on different days at different times to allow you more options.
Up to 6 networking events each month + free training events (minimum 2 x full days per year) + free podcast & exposure + support + community + advice (please see our website or speak to us for full details).
Yes. All venues charge different amounts for breakfast or lunch – the cost can vary from $26 for breakfast to $35 for a 2 course lunch + wine.
No, there is no pressure at all. We do require that you attend your local zone meetings at least once every 4 weeks but other than that they are optional. While there is no pressure to give referrals, it is encouraged.
It is the company that joins – you or your staff can attend.
Either the District32 team directly or Zone Champions (professionals who work with us to facilitate the meetings).
Yes, the venues do not charge us for the venue but in return they insist that everyone pays for a meal. All venues accommodate all dietary requirements.

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