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AzNConnect provides the opportunity for Asian professionals, who are looking to take their careers to the next level, the prospect to expand their networks with others who share the same values and goals. We organise networking events providing the chance and platform to meet some of the brightest and amazing minds in the business and corporate industry and access first-hand what drives the success of some of the leaders in a number of leading corporations.

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AzNConnect Events

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Aznconnect's Professional drinks on every Last Wednesday of the month at Mr Tipply's Hotel is the gateway to networking with other Young Asian Professionals as we consistently hit 150 plus attending members. We have grown to be leaders in the networking field, especially amongst the Asian community. With over 4000 active members (which memberships continually growing), we offer some of the most diverse corporate entrepreneurs and qualified professionals in various industries. We give opportunities for various business to showcase their services and in return they give away some generous prizes such as Gift Vouchers, Gift-cards, bottles of wine and much more.

Next Event: Every last Wednesday of the month 6:30pm / At Mr Tipply’s 347 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Due to our great sponsors every month, we are given the opportunity to give away a number of prizes; from movie vouchers, gift-cards, free dinners, massages, bottles of wine and much more.

  • Network

    With like-minded, Young Asian Professionals to expand your personal and professional networks in a relaxed and enjoyableatmosphere

  • Hear

    From some of the best and brightest young entrepreneurs and corporate titans about their own experiences and secrets to success

  • Ask

    Our special guests and career development experts everything you want to know about how to supercharge your career

5 Reasons why to attend AzNConnecT

  • Top Executive Asian Business Professional and Leaders that attend our events with consistent high attendance rates
  • Opportunity to mingle/network and build business relationships with some of the brightest professionals from all different industries
  • A place to keep you constantly motivated and provide inspiration to take your career to the next level
  • Made for people who want to increase visibility and expand their personal network
  • Provide opportunity to meet key influencers such as mentors and leaders in their respective field.


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Event Schedule


AznConnecT Monthy Meetup

(Every Last Wednesday of the Month at Mr Tipply's Hotel)
When you arrive, grab a drink and say �hi� to someone new. You never know who you might meet at an AzNConnecT Networking Event. Each month, we give away several prize from our generous sponsors. With plenty of professionals in the room who are willing to help you grow and take it to that next level.


Education Networking Seminar

We have ongoing success partnering with some industry leaders in a number of specific field such as Tax, Superannuation, Property Investment and Forex and Gold Trading. If you are interested in learning or just want to get started on your financial growth, come and join one of our Educational Seminars by registering on our Events page



�Brunch with Michael Tran� is a place for IT savvy professionals to get together and build small work projects collaboratively and just hang out. If you have a great concept and you want it to come alive, or require some assistance in Digital Content and Marketing, come and join us. Contact Michael Tran



Dinner with Kenneth Ma (DKM) is about Young Asian Professionals coming together to talk about Investment & Business opportunities whist trying some of Sydney's Best Food! It is normally a table of (20) held at various restaurants around Sydney. Contact Kenneth Ma

What you get at AZNCONNECT

An Awesome Night

As well as all the career benefits, you'll get an awesome night out with drinks, canap�s and entertainment at Sydney's most awarded venues.

Valuable Networking

Expand your personal and professional networks with other inspired, young professional and win prizes and giveaways at the Monthly Networking events.

Career Inspiration

Not quite sure what's next in your career? Our staff, special guests and members can give you that spark of inspiration you need to take your career to the next level.

Opportunities & Prizes

AzNConnecT will provide you the opportunity to meet recruiters for job placements and the chance to network with high value individuals. At our monthly drinks, we are always giving away prizes thanks to our generous sponsors.

Personal Career Advice

Our career experts have decades of experience in providing the right advice and assistance to young professionals to help you supercharge your career.

Secrets to Success

All of our members know that the key to our success is networking with like-mind individuals. At AzNConnecT, there are plenty of members who are willing to assist you and give their advice should you want it.

Our Team

Our event host

Foodie Instagram Celebrity Dion Woo has a dynamic, energetic and playful interactive style that has propelled him through the Asian media as one of the hottest trending presenters today in Sydney.

His quick wit and his charisma have garnered him fans from all over the world as he begins to launch his new show.

He is the voice of AzNConnecT and has been one of the best kept secrets in Sydney. We have been privileged to have him for our events for the past 3 years as one of our original members since the beginning of AzNConnecT.

One of the biggest successes in AzNConnecT, Dion is the owner of several restaurants and is a major stakeholder in several start-up companies. As this may be his final year, make sure you get a chance to come to one our Monthly AzNConnecT Drinks to watch him in action.

Our Leadership

Michael Tran

Co-Founder - Chief Technical Officer

Currently the IT Guru for the behind-the-scenes action in AzNConnecT and the founder of the company. Michael originally came up with the AzNConnecT idea in Taiwan with Kenneth Ma, and is currently employed in one of the worlds leading technology consultancy firms. With over 15+ years of experience with 30 active IT Certifications, Michael is now commencing his specialisation in the IT Web Digital Development Space.

Kenneth Ma

Co-founder - Managing Director

Currently the spokesperson and face of AzNConnecT, Kenneth is the co-founder of this Professional Network and built the marketing business foundation for AzNConnecT from the start. Kenneth has a bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree at USyd with First Class Honor and the University Medal Award, Master in Engineering Management and Master in Business Admin at UTS. Kenneth is currently employed in one of Australia's foremost electricity companies and has over 10+ years of Engineering and Project management experience with special skill sets in Business Development and Management. Kenneth is currently leading all active projects in 2016 for AzNConnecT and speaks fluently in Cantonese, Mandarin and English

Aki Wan

Lead Sales Marketing Executive

Aki is currently the Public Relations and Events Manager for AzNConnecT. She is passionate in helping others building up their network. Aki is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. She is the key person to speak to if you are looking to expand your professional network.

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Lena Ge

Sales Manager

The champion of ambassador for charity 2015. Lena is a professional accountant, who is involved in emceeing, tutoring, modelling and charity activities and has been a vital member to AzNConnecT's success. Her consistency and contributions in our events has paved the way for younger generations who now have followed her footsteps in getting their young careers jumpstarted.

Mindy Wang

Public Relations & Marketing Manager

Mindy has been AzNConnecT's Public Relations & Marketing Manager since 2017. She is the concierge for AzNConnecT's Corporate Partners and she is in charge of the online social media aspect for the professional platform. She is a live-streamer on the largest live streaming platform in the Asia region-17 media, as well as a content creator sharing makeup tutorials on YouTube. Academically, Mindy is in her final year of her Master degree studying Marketing at The University of Sydney. She associates and utilise her marketing analytic knowledge skillsets to engage more actively with Sydney Young Professionals from AzNConnecT. Mindy is a very outgoing and enthusiastic girl, who brings a lot of positive energy to her surroundings. She is considered as the “Walking Sunshine” amongst AzNConnecT

Ivan Chew

Networking Motivator / Confidence and Communications Coach

The new rising star of AzNConnecT who looks to be the new Event Host for 2017. Ivan currently has had his own show in the Sydney Comedy Festival in 2010 and has fast-tracked construction projects up to $125M for prominent multinationals using his mix of experience in the corporate space and the Arts. Ivan currently is a coach and runs classes to help clients improve their life by helping them become more confident, communicable, unflappable and in control of that fear of failure.


Event Coordinator and Admin

Katrina is an Event coordinator of AzNConnecT. She graduated with Bachelor of Fashion Design and Master of Professional Accounting. She is fluent in English and Mandarin. She is passionate about investment and helping people to build up their professional network.


Event Manager

Sam is currently one of the Senior Event Manager for AzNConnecT. He has a big passion in the Event Planning and currently runs the CEO of his own event planning company. He is also an experience real estate agent. He is very friendly and has a high level of competency in socialising/networking skills. Be sure to speak to him when we have an AzNConnecT event.


Event Manager and Public Relations

Sunni is currently the Public Relations Manager and has professional experience in the role of Events Manager for AzNConnecT, AMSA, SSAC and other social groups. Academically, Sunni completed a Bachelor of Applied Finance and has extensive finance knowledge with professional career experiences in Funds Management, Risk Management and now in Treasury as FX Dealer. She also has her Real Estate license for NSW and is working with Century21. Sunni has a passion in travelling the world, enjoys the beach, and loves the outdoors! She is pro-active and keen in helping others and the community to reach their ultimate goals and objectives whilst expanding her network. She's open to opportunities that are challenging. Her motto is "live life with no regrets.


Public Relations

Whitney Chen has a double degree in Commerce and Arts at UNSW, and 6+ years in banking and specialise in mortgage lending. She is current working as a Home Lending Manager with a major Australia bank. She is passionate in organising business related networking events, meeting new people, travelling, and assisting people to buy their dream homes. Whitney likes to step outside of her comfort zone and challenge herself; she participated in an exchange program in the USA, working overseas and being a contestant on TV show and beauty pageant contest. She speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Gillian Wong

Graphics Designer

Gillian is a graphic designer with experience in print and digital media. She has worked with various companies from charities, corporate firms and start-ups helping to provide design solutions. She is passionate about visual communication and helping businesses connect with their audience and bring value to their business. For more information on her work check out her website at

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