Berkshire Business Networking Groups

Berkshire Business Networking Groups
Berkshire 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 Berkshire, 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 Berkshire 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

Berkshire 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.

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If you run your own business in Berkshire 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.

Berkshire Business Networking

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The 10-12 business club was founded by 3 local women in business as a structured networking group for like-minded professionals within Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. The 10-12 Business Club offers structured networking for women in business and now also for men at our mixed group in Twyford. Our meetings start at 10am and finish at 12 noon promptly, no early starts or meetings scheduled in the middle of the day that eat into your working day. During our meeting you will have the opportunity to present you and your business to the group, listen to an informative presentation, learn something new in our Light bulb moment section as well as have up to 4 1-2-1_s with other visitors to the group. We hope that when you leave you will have made some great connections and be motivated to move your business forward. The Reading group meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at the Reading Moat House hotel, Mill Lane, Sindlesham, Wokingham, RG41 5DG The Marlow Group meets on the 2nd Friday of each month at the Danesfield House Hotel. Henley Road, Marlow-On-Thames,Buckinghamshire, SL7 2EY. The Ascot Sunningdale group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Sunningdale Park Hotel, Larch Avenue, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 0QE. The Twyford mixed group meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at the Bird in Hand, Bath Road, Knowl Hill, Reading Berkshire, RG10 9UP. Meetings start at 10am until 12noon.
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FSB Thames Valley 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: Robyn Bourne Development Manager Robyn.Bourne@fsb.org.uk
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The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group works with businesses across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Swindon to help them achieve their full business potential. We do this by offering members a range of services including business advice, networking events, training and international trade support. Address: Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group, 150 Edinburgh Avenue, Slough, SL1 4SS
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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.
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The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group works with businesses across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire to help them achieve their full business potential. We do this by offering members a range of services including business advice, networking events, training and international trade support.
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