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Events

Feb
16
Sun
Trading Day – February 2020 @ Albion Peace Hall
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet and get to know other members at the Trading Day

Where: Albion Peace Hall, under the Albion Overpass – 102 McDonald Rd Windsor

Rosie will lead the Storytelling from 1pm –

Story Circle  –  February’s topic  –  Friends on all fours – your favourite animalStorytelling in Business Marketing

– Crystallise and capture a special moment, event or experience

   with a short, sharp and shareable event story – 5 minutes

 

Trading from 2-4pm  

– come and share your skills, knowledge, passions and outside the box interests – we have such a

diverse group of very talented, widely skilled and varied members – you always learn so much from

each other when you attend!

Check out https://www.facebook.com/groups/BrisLETStrading for what’s happening.

Let the Newsletter Editor know what you would like advertised to create interest in what you have to offer.

HINT: Active traders browse our lists of offers & wants in advance, and arrange to meet the trader at the meeting to hand over the goods.

Reusing / repurposed items often get snapped up when you suggest purposes they might be used for – down sizing, decluttering – increase your

sales by adding your imagination! Or team up with other traders eg, someone has transport, someone has ideas and someone is handy!

– bring a plate of food to share for afternoon tea – cows milk, tea, coffee and sugar provided.

What to bring to this trading event:

  • Friends – spread the word!

  • Trading record sheet and pen, or data-enabled smartphone, tablet or laptop to put through transactions immediately

  • Goods to trade, or equipment needed for a service eg chair for head and neck massage

  • Promotional material of services you are offering

  • $20 joining fee if you don’t yet have a BrisLETS account, CLICK HERE to download a membership form.

  • BrisLETS is all about trading: buying and selling goods and services for LETS units rather than spending the Aussie Dollar.

 

 

News – Featured Articles

December Trading Day

The December Trading Day was relaxed with yummy food, individualized gifts, sharing recipes and playing games. Liz Downey sent over her amazing pottery from NZ, which is available through Suzanne Gallagher. Anne brought Ginger Beer and Ishka,    Kirfir. Remember...

Update on Brislets.com

Members have been having conversations about the role of the BrisLETS Website regarding potential members and current members needs, including suggestions of blogs giving simple questions and answers. Many of the widgets and plugins need updating as does WordPress...

How can we create abundant trading days?

Music lifts the soul and creates the atmosphere. Even if you don't think you are very good but love putting smiles on peoples faces and getting their toes tapping, we would love you to come along to the trading days. It's not a performance, you don't need the special...

Improving BrisLETS’ Appeal

    Brisbane Exchange Community? Brisbane Local Community Exchange? When you’re at a barbecue and you tell your friends you belong to BrisLETS, what do they say? “Bris WHAT?” It’s been observed that our name “BrisLETS” is not easily understood by the lay...

Trading Statistics

(as at 30/11/2019)

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# of Trades (YTD 2019-2020)

Units Traded (YTD 2019-2020)