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Business Networking Groups Canterbury

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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 Canterbury, 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 Canterbury below, but if you want to learn more about networking, please visit our national Business Networking section.

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Canterbury Networking Groups

OMNI Business Networking - Kent
Omni Local Business Networking Kent 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. Kent members have regular meetings in Dartford, and Sevenoaks.
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Muesli Mafia Cereal Networking
The Kent Invicta Chamber Muesli Mafia Ceral Networking provides an informal business 2 business networking breakfast in a congenial and relaxed atmosphere where local business people can get together, enjoy mutual fellowship, share their good news, views and discuss topics of mutual interest. Members are from all types of businesses. Events are held at the Ashford International Hotel, Mercure Maidstone and Mecure Tunbridge Wells.
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FSB Kent & Medway
FSB Kent & Medway 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: Alison Parmar Development Manager Alison.Parmar@fsb.org.uk
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Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Kent Invicta Chamber is the ultimate business support network in Kent. The Chamber provides, Membership services, Business Advice, International Trade services, Representation and much more. Covering the County of Kent the Chamber is perfectly placed to promote, support and facilitate business across the County. Address: Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford, TN24 0LH, 01010
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BNI Kent
Our members are business professionals who help each other grow their businesses through their commitment to our principal core value, Givers Gain®. Each week, in thousands of communities across the globe, members meet with other trusted business leaders to build and nurture lasting relationships and pass qualified business referrals. Membership in BNI® offers access to business training, peer learning and opportunities to network and do business with hundreds of thousands of BNI® members around the world. Last year, BNI members in this area generated over £21 million worth of business for each other. If youd like to find out how, then visit a local chapter meeting and see for yourself what its like. Each chapter has a personality of its own, and finding where you fit best helps you to get connected.
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BUSINESS FOR BREAKFAST
Business for Breakfast is a highly successful and professional business networking organisation with a difference, we understand that a weekly commitment is difficult when trying to juggle a busy business schedule so we only meet every other week. B4B only allows one person per profession to join a group. Thus, once youve joined none of your competitors can participate! We are currently looking to refer business to quality companies. Please contact Nick Starbuck to check that the sector has not already been taken.
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Kent & Medway Growth Hub - Upcoming Events
Keep an eye out for upcoming events if you are thinking about starting a business or are already running your own enterprise.
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Kent & Medway Growth Hub Events
Kent & Medway Growth Hubs upcoming events page is a great place to find out what is going on in the area. If you are planning to hold an event, it also gives you the chance to add the details.
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Kent Women in Business Luncheons
Our luncheons are held each quarter in locations around Kent. You will hear a wide range of speakers covering all areas of business, who will not only share their stories and experiences, but give an insight into what has worked for them and what didn’t work for them. And more importantly what you can take away and apply in your business. It is guaranteed that you will not only learn things that will make a difference- but you will also HAVE FUN! No-one wants to go to a dull event. We hope to see you at the next Luncheon.
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My Biz Canterbury
One of the best ways to learn, network and grow is to immerse yourself in a wide variety of business events. Our aim is to be a one stop shop for you to discover events that are relevant to your business. These include our own events, such as the popular annual Business Boot Camp and Kent UNconference, as well as events hosted by our Partners. We also provide information on events by other organisations in the Canterbury district, Kent, Medway and London – including large scale global expos.
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Prompt Business Networking - Kent
Prompt Business Networking lists events taking place in Kent. You can choose from breakfast meetings, local groups, trade shows, seminars, and conferences.
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Supply My Business
Supply my Business is a community of small businesses in Kent that want to do more business locally. We are the one place where you can find all the quality local suppliers you require for your everyday business needs and at the same time supply your goods and services to help meet the needs of local businesses just like yours.
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The Business Growth Show
The Business Growth Show is a highly effective B2B Exhibition and Networking event. Free to delegates, you will enjoy a full day of Exhibition, Open Networking, Speed Networking and Seminars. We run this event twice a year at each of our Kent locations (currently Royal Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone; at least one more location in Kent to be added soon). Contact ian@thebusinessgrowthshow.co.uk
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Women in Business Network - Kent
If you run your own business in Kent, you might like to consider joining Women in Business. You can find local members and forthcoming events on this page.
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