Fastclub

Get connected to the well connected at BRW Fast Club

Join BRW Fast club and be part of one of the most exclusive forums for peer-to-peer networking. With exclusive events hosted by some of Australia’s business elite, the only question to ask is, what will it cost not to join?

What is BRW Fast Club?

BRW Fast Club is an exciting community of successful entrepreneurs who thrive on sharing ideas, spotting opportunities and moving their businesses forward by networking with their peers. It is a unique endeavour to bring entrepreneurs and business leaders from diversified fields to one common stage and encourage members to dream, think and create big.

The club’s various events and activities reflect its vision and mission to provide members with the platform and resources needed to develop both individually and professionally. These resources include motivating networking sessions and presentations by eminent Australian business leaders.

Who can join?

Membership is exclusively available to CEO’s, founders and senior managers who are recognised and included in the following BRW lists:

  • Fast Starters
  • Fast Franchises
  • Fast 100
  • Best Places to Work
  • Top 500 Private Companies
  • Top 1000
  • Top Law Firms
  • Top 100 Accounting Firms
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Australia’s Most Respected Companies
  • Retail Awards

Some selected private businesses who do meet the membership criteria (see eligibility section below) will also be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information call the BRW Fast Club Member Services on (02) 9282 2533 or email: brwfastclub@fairfaxmedia.com.au .

Where and when do they get together?

BRW Fast Club members meet regularly to swap ideas and discuss the key business topics affecting today’s market and those of the future. Members meet at breakfasts, lunches, seminars, roundtables and cocktail functions throughout the year in both Sydney and Melbourne.

How do I know if I am eligible to join?

To be eligible to join, your company must:

  • Have been included in one of BRW’s annual high profile lists i.e. Fast 100, Fast Starters, Fast Franchises, etc
  • Have a recorded turnover of more than $500,000 in 2010-2011
  • Not be a subsidiary of an Australian or overseas-owned company
  • Not derive more than 50% of revenue from a single client
  • If privately owned, have your revenue figures verified by an external accountant or auditor

If your company does not meet the above criteria, please contact BRW Fast Club Member Services on (02) 9282 1031 or brwfastclub@fairfaxmedia.com.au to be judged on an individual basis.

How much does it cost?

Annual Individual Membership – $2000 (incl GST)

Inclusions:

  • One ticket per event for all BRW Fast Club events in either Sydney or Melbourne (approx 8 per year)
  • 1 x 12 month subscription to BRW magazine
  • Advertising discounts – 15% off casual rates
  • Financial Review Group conference discounts of 20%
  • Invitations to other exclusive Financial Review Group events

Annual Company Membership – $3000 (incl GST)

Inclusions:

  • Two tickets per event for all BRW Fast Club events in either Sydney or Melbourne (approx 8 per year)
  • 2 x 12 month subscriptions to BRW magazine
  • Advertising discounts – 15% off casual rates
  • Financial Review Group conference discounts of 20%
  • Invitations to other exclusive Financial Review Group events

How do I join?

To join BRW Fast Club, download and complete the application form here . For further information, please call or email BRW Fast Club Member Services on (02) 9282 2533 or email brwfastclub@fairfaxmedia.com.au .

Take a giant leap forward in your business and personal development and join BRW Fast Club today!

The 2013 Events calendar has not been finalised yet. Please come back soon for further details.

Past Events

October 2012 – Networking Event – Sydney/Melbourne

Special guest: Anthony Bell, CEO of Bell Partners

July 2012 – Networking Event – Sydney/Melbourne

Special guest: Cyril Peupion, Managing Director and co-founder of Primary Asset Consulting

May 2012 – Networking Event – Sydney/Melbourne

Special guest: Mark Carnegie (Principal of M.H. Carnegie & Co)

March 2012 – Networking Luncheon – Sydney/Melbourne

Special guest: Scott Frew (President and CEO, iAsset Inc and Executive Chairman, Distribution Central Pty Ltd)

November 2011 - Geoff Harris Leadership Lunch - Melbourne

Special guest: Geoff Harris (Founding Director of Flight Centre)

August 2011 – Networking Cocktail Function – Melbourne/Sydney

Special guest: Robyn Henderson (global networking specialist)

June 2011 – John Symond Networking Lunch – Sydney

Special guest: John Symond

May 2011 – 2011 BRW Entrepreneur of Year Networking Breakfast – Melbourne/Sydney

Special guest: Matt Barrie (freelancer.com)

Contact Us

Membership and events information and services:

BRW Fast Club Member Services

Ph: (02) 9282 2533

Email: brwfastclub@fairfaxmedia.com.au