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Become a member of the Drouin & District Business Group

Which membership is right for me?


Do you have an promising new business, or a fabulous idea for one?

SEED is ideal for start-up entrepreneurs who want to grow strong connections with the leaders of our business sector and make a BIG splash in the Drouin region… without breaking the bank.

“Inside every seed is the potential for an incredible harvest”

Dr. Farrah Gray


GROW is for the growers, the movers, the shakers and the makers.

GROW is for the people behind the businesses that make a difference. GROW is what you need to take your business to the next level.

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there”



If you want your business to FLOURISH in Drouin, this is the package for you! Our most value-laden membership, FLOURISH is perfect for businesses ready to capitalise on their success with strong print and online promotion from the DDBG.

“The only point is to flourish, and to aid in the flourishing of others”



  • SEED provides discounted member access to ALL our events, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded business leaders, learn from the best and solve problems together. A great place to find your next mentor!
  • SEED membership gives you strong representation to advocate for our region and bring the important issues facing your business to the attention of our community, Councillors and Government leaders.
  • SEED includes a quarterly newsletter packed full of tips, business news and community information.
  • SEED means you can advertise through our networks and present at our events.
  • Perhaps best of all, SEED means your business will be listed on our website, the go-to source of Drouin business information for locals and visitors alike, AND gives you exclusive access to our member-only resources.

  • GROW membership gives you all the benefits of the SEED membership, PLUS:
  • GROW includes promotion of your business through our ever-growing social networks to grab the attention of your next best customer. This includes participation in our ‘sharing tree’ to extend your reach even further!
  • GROW lets you access an exclusive DDBG-subsidised business coaching session for only $99* (normally $475), where you can ask those burning business questions, break through a barrier or advance your leadership skills.
  • GROW provides the highly-coveted Drouin and District Calendar of Events to make your business planning a breeze… Never be surprised by an influx of athletes or a caravan of campervans again!

  • FLOURISH membership gives you all the benefits of GROW membership, PLUS:
  • FLOURISH assigns your business a named sponsorship of the Drouin Lights Up Festival, so your brand will be seen on posters and flyers all over the region, both in print and online – that’s thousands of eyes on your brand!
  • FLOURISH offers a premium website listing with two month-long banner ads, also shared on social media, to promote your latest offer or innovation.
  • FLOURISH includes a FREE business coaching session with one of Gippsland’s leading coaches, who can help you FLOURISH in business and in life.
  • FLOURISH offers you the opportunity to promote your business further by contributing to our publications and advertising at our events.
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