Bedfordshire Business Networking Groups

Bedfordshire Business Networking Groups
Bedfordshire Business Networking Groups

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

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

A Friendly Welcome Awaits!

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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How to Network - Free Factsheet

Bedfordshire Free Networking Factsheet

Free guide to successful networking

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.

Latest Networking Articles

If you run your own business in Bedfordshire 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.

Bedfordshire Business Networking

Useful Start-Up Resources

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FSB Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire 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: Caron Kendall Development Manager Caron.Kendall@fsb.org.uk
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The Bedford Breakfast Club has for many years provided a friendly and informal environment where you can meet with a wide range of business, educational, and professional financial people. We meet every third Wednesday of the month starting at around 7.20am, finishing at 9am with an average attendance of around 60+ people.
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Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce is a business support organisation, working alongside businesses, partner organisations and other stakeholders across the county of Bedfordshire. Any business in Bedfordshire who wants to network with other businesses, promote their business, make cost savings and be part of an organisation with the interests of Bedfordshire businesses at its heart should join the Chamber. Address: Kimpton Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 0SX
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Bedfordshire Businesswomen (BBW) was founded in 1988 and is a not-for-profit networking organisation for women who live andor have business interests in the county.
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Mums The Boss is a network and support group for mums in business across Bedfordshire. We offer child-friendly, low-cost and informal networking meetings at 2 different locations in the county each month. There is no need to book, no one per profession rule, and no limit on the number of visits you can make before becoming a member. We also run a creche so you can even come with small children!
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