Business networking can help to support and grow your business. It can also help you to join forces with other businesses to access training, address key local issues and more. Find out about the different networking organisations operating locally.
Lichfield Rugby Business Connect Breakfast Meetings
Lichfield Rugby Club and Tempest Ford work together to host a series of Breakfast Briefings to give local businesses the chance to network and hear from guest speakers, even before the doors to their business have opened! The meetings take place at Lichfield Rugby Club and are open to anyone. You just need to pay for the cost of your breakfast. Contact Brian Carruthers at Tempest Ford on 01543 414451 to find out more.
Burntwood based networking group formed in 2014. Sharing business over breakfast every Wednesday morning 7.00am - 8.30am at Burntwood Rugby club Call 01543 675474 or visit: www.inbusinessnetworking.co.uk
A proactive business networking group made up of business people from Lichfield, Tamworth and the surrounding areas. Meets fortnightly on Friday mornings to promote businesses, generate sales, build relationships and discuss business issues with other like-minded business people. www.businessam.net
Business B4 Work
Business networking group based at the Grill Inn, Drayton Manor Park. Offers local businesses an opportunity to generate new business and develop relationships. Operates on a one profession – one seat basis. www.businessb4work.co.uk.
BforB Burton Networking and Referral Marketing
Business 1st is a fun, friendly, professional and supportive business networking group that meets every week in to exchange information and promote business referrals. Meetings are held at Darnford Moors Golf Club. www.business-1st.org
B2B is a business networking organisation in the Walsall, Aldridge, Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth areas and was created by forward thinking local business people to provide a support network for members. In 2010 Tamworth were the winners of the South Staffordshire Regenerating Award. www.b2bclubnetworking.co.uk
Business Over Breakfast
An independent business networking group for women which meets once a month at a great venue close to Tamworth. www.connectingwomen.co.uk
Women in Rural Enterprise WiRE
WiRE helps support all rural businesses with a package of practical support, including networking. www.wireuk.org
4Business Networking – Tamworth
A national business network, with local fortnightly breakfast meetings held on a Thursday between 8am and 10am at the Centurion, Tamworth
4Business Networking - Lichfield
A national business network, with local fortnightly breakfast meetings held on a Thursday between 8am and 10am at the Cathedral Lodge Hotel, Lichfield. www.4networking.biz/Events/Group/Lichfield
BriteStart Business Networking Group
BriteStart is a not-for-profit business networking group that gives its members real, tangible benefits. All proceeds go to a nominated charity at the end of each year – so you’re not just helping your business to grow, but you’re helping others to get a BriteStart too. Find out more by calling 01543 241 014 or visit: www.britestart.co.uk
Tamworth and Lichfield Chamber of Commerce
Lichfield & Tamworth Chamber of Commerce and Industry belongs to its business members who join for a variety of benefits. From raising their local profile through networking events to sourcing business information, accessing commercial services or seeking international trade advice and training. The Chamber of Commerce exists to connect its members to opportunity, whether it is customers and suppliers or linking them with other support organisations. Membership is highly representative of all sectors, from professional and financial services to manufacturing, property and construction, retail and wholesale, and the rapidly growing creative arts and media sector. www.lichfield-tamworth-chamber.com
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches. From lobbying to networking meetings, the FSB offers members a wide range of benefits. Find out about local meetings or visit www.fsb.org.uk
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