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Business Networking is a great way to make new friends and business contacts

If you are self employed or run a small firm in Surrey, 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 business networking clubs in Surrey below, but if you want to learn more about networking, please visit our national Business Networkingsection.

Business Networking is a great way to make new friends and business contacts

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BNI Surrey

BNI Surrey

BNI Surrey operates networking and referral groups all across Surrey and the London boroughs of Kingston, Sutton and Merton. Their members open doors for each other-introductions or referrals. BNI is a worldwide organisation and system it works really well for its members but its not right for everyone. The best way to find out if BNI is a good fit for you and your business is to have a no obligation trial visit to your nearest group you can see a map of all of the groups at: https://bnisurrey.com/en-GB/StartHere (click button below).

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Surrey Networking Groups

PURE B2B Mastermind Board
If you’re a business owner who wants to improve the effectiveness of your business, ambitious, open to learning, open to sharing your existing knowledge and you want to increase your net profit – PURE B2B is for you. With many of the Kent and Surrey’s best business thinkers in attendance, PURE B2B offers incredible value and helps you source the very best consultants if you do require more in-depth help.
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OMNI Business Networking - Surrey
Omni Local Business Networking Surrey is a vibrant, energetic, growing community of like-minded local business owners. There is a wide range of different business owners, professions or tradesmenwomen, who have a wealth of experience and expertise, who pass business, connections and advice to each other. Our breakfast meetings are held fortnightly throughout the week, and our evening meetings are held once a month. Surrey locations include Bagshot, Farnham, Guildford, Woking, Walton, Weybridge, and Warlingham.
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Find Networking Events in surrey
Search for business networking events by region, town/city, events for women, workshops/seminars or business shows.
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Surrey Chambers - Business Events
Surrey Chambers of Commerce is the countys largest independent not-for-profit business support and networking organisation. We utilise the expertise and experience of thousands of businesses (55,000 business people). Sitting at the heart of the business community, Surrey Chambers of Commerce acts as a catalyst by connecting you to opportunities, skills, knowledge and valuable contacts. We help you to grow and develop by promoting you, keeping you informed and representing you locally, regionally and nationally. By joining the Chamber your business has the best chance to thrive and prosper. All of our services and products are directed by the business community for the business community.We connect over 5,000 business people every year, providing a range of high quality services to help you grow your business, increase your contacts and obtain the right kind of support for your organisation.
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Connect Surrey
Grow your business. Connect with Surrey businesses. The Farnham Connections group meets at the Hogs Back Hotel, Seale, Tongham, Farnham GU10 1EX
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Ribbons
The Ribbons Network is for you if you run your own growing business and understand the need to create a support network around you to learn and grow with.We run welcoming and respectful events in Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex & Dorset which are always a no-clique zone. Our events are run for you, to help you grow your network, your business, and yourself. You will gain support, friendships and knowledge in a family feel environment. All enabling you to grow your business.
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Trusted Contacts
Trusted Contacts is the most proactive networking group in Surrey. Working on the principle that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts, all our members play an active role in delivering the activities and inspiration that effect real change for their own and each others businesses.We organise regular networking events where members' share expertise and experience in a friendly, relaxed but purposeful atmosphere.
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BNI Surrey
BNI Surrey operates networking and referral groups all across Surrey and the London boroughs of Kingston, Sutton and Merton. Their members open doors for each other-introductions or referrals. BNI is a worldwide organisation and system it works really well for its members but its not right for everyone. The best way to find out if BNI is a good fit for you and your business is to have a no obligation trial visit to your nearest group you can see a map of all of the groups at: https://bnisurrey.com/en-GB/StartHere (click button below).
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Eventbrite - Surrey Networking Events
Find networking events in Surrey. National site but with a local section. Also includes business events, workshops and seminars.
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Fabulous Women
Fabulous Women is a not-for-profit community of women celebrating our lives and our businesses. We aim to encourage and support women in life and business by providing cost effective ways to network, collaborate and share our know-how. We host netwinning meetings (because fabulous women dont just network, we netwin) and are growing fast. Why not come along and experience the difference? No membership is required and you can choose to come and go as you please.
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Surrey Ladies Network
A growing community of trusted, motivated women who want to increase their knowledge and business contacts. The Surrey Ladies Network welcomes likeminded women who value meeting with, and learning from, driven, kind, and passionate professionals. Our monthly events are an opportunity for self-development and business growth.
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Surrey small business networking group - Enterprise Nation
Being self-employed needn't feel lonely. This group is for small business owners in and around Surrey. Join this group to connect with like-minded founders, share knowledge, discuss challenges, and support one another. And for anyone who'd like to continue the conversation at one of our monthly online meet-ups, we'll be sure to let you know when your next event is taking place.
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Institute of Directors - Surrey Branch
Our branch has a large membership drawn from information and technology businesses, educational support organisations and financial services. We host regular briefings to provide our members with the very latest economic intelligence affecting our local economy, and ensure that we are the key point of reference for directors in the Surrey area.
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Networking in Surrey
For over 10 years Networking in Surrey (NiS) has been a free resource helping local business people to optimise their networking success. We now have more than 2,400 local Members, and pre-Covid, we listed over 100 face-to-face meetings around the county of Surrey (UK) each month. Now there are many more meetings online, NiS has by default become a hub listing virtual events (mostly on Zoom) run by groups that used to meet in person across Surrey - and way beyond. We now list over 200 events per month (and counting) - including many that are free!
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The Lonely Middle Club - From Startup Hive
Starting a business is exciting, and succeeding is rewarding, but what about the bit between? You know, that bit that’s full of self-doubt, endless repetition and feelings of being out of your comfort zone? We call it ‘The Lonely Middle’ and it’s one of the hardest parts of creating a successful business. We know, we’ve been there. So, we created The Lonely Middle Club to help you through it. Each month you get exclusive content to help give you the knowledge and inspiration to succeed. Plus, you get access to a private members-only Facebook group where you can get advice and network with small business owners who are going through similar challenges to you. If you want even more, you can download our 51 worksheets, guides, and journals all designed to do one thing, and one thing only… help you get through ‘The Lonely Middle’ and achieve your business goals. Visit our website today to join the club and benefit from our members price lock and full no questions asked money-back guarantee.
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Woking Works - Events
woking works website has a page dedicated to their own forthcoming events as well as others that may be of interest to the wider Woking business community.
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BNI Surrey
The benefits of BNI membership are many, varied and, most importantly, proven to help build any kind of business. Networking has never been more powerful. As soon as you join BNI, you’ll effectively receive an instant ‘marketing’ team – a group of local business people who will start searching out new customers for you.
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