If you are self employed or run a small firm in Cheltenham Borough Council , we would strongly recommend that you consider adding networking to your marketing strategy. Not only does it widen your circle of business contacts, it can keep you in touch with what is going on in the local business world, and potentially bring in more trade!
You will find a list of Cheltenham Borough Council based business networking clubs below, but if you want to learn more about networking, please visit our national Business Networking section.
The idea of business networking can seem terrifying to some people.
Yet it is vitally important to business these days, a great way to make contacts and increase business without a lot of cold calling. It is actually quite easy and painless. All you need to do is attend a networking event and begin making connections for yourself and your business.
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A simple to follow guide to networking written by Stef Thomas, author of 'Networking for Dummies'.
Attending your first networking event can be quite intimidating if you do not know what to expect. This factsheet outlines the most important "dos and don'ts" to ensure that you get the most out of every gathering. Even if you are a seasoned networker, it may serve as a useful reminder of how to get the most out of your networking.
If you run your own business in Cheltenham Borough Council and would like to learn more about business networking, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.
Womens Business Club
FSB Gloucestershire & West of England
FSB Gloucestershire & West of England is the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses locally and nationally. They offer a great package tailored to your needs if you are thinking about starting a business in the area. Contact: Sam Holliday Development Manager Sam.Holliday@fsb.org.uk Contact via website or e-mail.
Hammond BNI (Tortworth)
Meet on Wednesday mornings at The Tortworth Four Pillars Hotel, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 8HH. 06.45 - 8.30am Regional Director: Anthony Sheery
Kings Daughters for Business is designed to inspire you in the area of business, to equip you for success and to offer you an opportunity to tell others about what you do. It doesnt matter what area of business you are in we will offer you inspiring professional tools and connection opportunities to build a healthy and prosperous professional life. Kings Daughters Business in: Cheltenham | Gloucester | Oxford | Somerset Coast
NRG runs facilitated business networking events. Members are mainly independent professionals who are either self-employed or work for small or medium sized businesses. Our purpose is to help our members grow their business faster and more successfully. 0845 40 80 639
Womens Business Club
The Womens Business Club is designed to inspire you in the area of business, to equip you for success and to offer you an opportunity to tell others about what you do. It doesnt matter what area of business you are in we will offer you inspiring professional tools and connection opportunities to build a healthy and prosperous professional life. If you want to discover the woman you were born to be, then you have come to the right place!