What is SBC?

Southern Business Connections is a unique professional networking community in South Australia. 

We are a vibrant business association bringing businesses together, building and strengthening our business community across South Australia.

Investment of time working on your business by cultivating relationships is vitally important.  Businesses in South Australia are welcome to join SBC to expand their Business Networks and grow their business. 


To advance the sense of place, quality of professionalism, and economic vitality of South Australian Businesses.

Our vision is for a strong, vibrant and economically sound business community across South Australia.


Our mission is to bring together, build a business community and enhance prosperity within South Australian Businesses.

Our Committee:

  • Lauren Paradise (Chair)
  • Paul Williams (Public Officer/Treasurer)
  • Gail Miller (Secretary)
  • Mario McDonagh (Council Governance Liaison Officer)
  • Sally Smith (Council Governance Liaison Officer)
  • Greg Garrihy
  • Heidi Varga
  • Kevin Tiggemann
  • Laura Carr
  • Phil Ransome


SBC engages frequently with

  • The City of Marion
  • The City of Mitcham
  • Southern Adelaide Business Advisory Service
  • City of Onkaparinga
  • City of Holdfast Bay
  • State Government of SA
  • Federal Government


SBC connects

  • Business to business
  • Business to customer
  • Business to Council (Marion & Mitcham)
  • Business to the community
  • Business to Government


SBC keeps its members informed by sharing information via

  • Visits to businesses (Home Visits)
  • Training seminars
  • Networking events
  • Weekly e-news Bulletin
  • SBC website
  • SBC social media


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