Reach more customers, keep your community connected

Add your venue to take part in The Chatty Cafe scheme for just $40 AUD per year

Start by creating your Chatty Cafe account

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If you’re not in Australia, please be sure to join The Chatty Cafe Scheme in your country. If you already have a venue listed with us, you can login to update it here.

Why join the scheme?

Benefits to venues joining the scheme include:

  • Community recognition that you are a venue that keeps your local community connected, is interested in your customers or participants well-being, helps build social interaction while reducing social isolation and loneliness
  • For Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses and similar community focussed venues, opportunity to provide a wonderful “Joiner activity” via a Chatty Cafe event as part of your Program of Activities
  • For commercial venues, customers staying for longer & potentially purchasing more, as they have somebody to chat to at the “Chatty Table”
  • Potential for increased footfall for commercial venues
  • The opportunity to attract more customers outside peak hours for commercial venues
  • Great promotional exposure via our website
  • Newspaper, Radio or local Council articles/items
  • Social media – boosting your corporate social responsibility by facilitating people coming together in your venue, in your local community.
  • Chatty Membership for Aged Care Residential Venues offers a range of options that each venue can decide on individually when joining, dependent on Covid restrictions and venue choice. NOTE: Just specify in “Chatty Table times” which of the below suits your facility  including :
    • Residents visit external venue/s only– your residents attending external commercial or community based Chatty venues
    • Closed to the Public – Chatty Volunteers coming to your venue (with appropriate medical/regulatory certification)
    • Open to the Public” – external community members visiting the venue “Have a Chat” events “

After registering to join the scheme, the venue will receive a very lovingly put together pack which contains:

  • 1 x A3 poster enabling promotion of  your Chatty event day/time
  • 2 x A4 posters enabling promotion of  your Chatty event day/time
  • 4 x Chatty table signs to put on your designated “Have a Chat” table(s)
  • Leaflets Door/window stickers
  • Your venue will be listed on our website and social media
  • [Optional] Opportunity to have a Chatty Volunteer sitting at the Have a Chat table at a regular time/date on a weekly basis to support introducing the concept to your customers. We arrange for one of our Chatty Volunteer’s (if available) to sit at the “Have a Chat” table to help kick start conversations and encourage more visitors to the table.

Having your venue on the Chatty Cafe website means that more customers or participants will find out about you and it shows you care about strengthening community connections. You will instantly become part of a national scheme to reduce loneliness and social isolation and get people chatting!