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Business Networking Groups Northern Ireland

Local networking groups who welcome new businesses.

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

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If you are based in in Northern Ireland or offer a product or service which could help existing local businesses and start-ups, we would love you to help you reach them. Our aim is to increase the chances of every new business's success by highlighting the help that is available in the area.

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There will not be any pressure nor will you be under any obligation to buy paid services.

Alternatively you can contact Andy Pringle at andy@syob.net and he can help guide you with more information or suggest the best person to contact.

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Free Guide to Business 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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Northern Ireland Networking Groups

FSB Northern Ireland
FSB Northern Ireland 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: Mairaid McMahon Development Manager Mairaid.McMahon@fsb.org.uk
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Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) is an award winning, quality assured, customer focused membership organisation with over 230 years commitment to the Northern Ireland economy. It is a well-known network for business with a membership of 1,200 businesses representing over 100,000 employees. Address: 4-5 Donegall Square South , Belfast , BT1 5JA
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BNI Northern Ireland
Being active in BNI Northern Ireland is like having up to 40 sales people working for you, because your fellow members will be carrying your cards and referring your business to people they meet, without you having to pay them any salaries or commission. Successful businesses depend on word-of-mouth marketing as the best form of promotion there is. BNI Northern Irealnd provides a structured, supportive, business environment in which local business people can get together to network, learn valuable new marketing skills and develop the strong personal relationships that lead to trust and the consequent generation of significant business for each other.
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