Business Networking groups
Business Networking is a great way to make new business contacts and generate leads. It’s an important part of the business experience for many companies.
Below is a list of some local business network groups
Note: Independant networking groups tend to charge a fee for attendance which is usally in the region of around £10-£15 a session. You are advised to check with the group for specific costs and plans.
East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Regular networking events for Chamber members. Some free, some at cost. Including:
Ø Meet & Eat In the Valley (Rossendale)
Ø Unique Lunch & Learn – Northcote (Blackburn)
Ø Chamber Curry Club (Burnley and Blackburn)
Ø Construction Connections (Burnley)
Ø The Rush Hour Club
Ø Cross Chamber Networking (Cross County chamber Networking)
Ø Unique Women in Business (across Pennine Lancashire)
Ø Be My Guest (across Pennine Lancashire)
Ø Making it in Lancashire Network (for manufacturers)
Regular meetings twice per month held at different venues across the Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn and Blackburn areas.
regular events across Lancashire including a weekly meeting in Burnley.
(BoB) Business over Breakfast
Meetings every two weeks at the Oaks Hotel in Burnley
BNI (Business Network International)
Weekly meetings at the Oaks Hotel and also Crow Wood Leisure Centre in Burnley
Fortnightly meetings at Roaming Roosters in Higham
fortnightly meetings at Sparth house in Clayton-le-Moors
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Monthly meetings at Samlesbury Hall
Downtown Business in Lancashire – and Manchester/Liverpool/Leeds
Regular meetings in Preston, Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds