Business Meetings and Events Diary

Business Networking Diary event

Forthcoming Local Meetings and Events  

Regular events 

The Natural Business Network promotes networking amongst businesses in Andover. It runs Zoom meetings every Thursday at both 7:30 am and 10 am. It also runs face to face networking events in Andover every month: There is an informal networking and coffee morning on the first Tuesday of every month, a breakfast meeting on the third Wednesday of the month, and a social get together and network meeting on the last Friday of each month. For further details see  NBN Meetings & Events or contact

Romsey Mutual Business Group runs Networking breakfasts every month at The White Horse Hotel Romsey. To see all the dates and book, go to: Romsey Networking - RMBG ( 

Hampshire Chambers of Commerce runs a wide range of International Trade training workshops for both Members and Non-Members. To see the specific topics and dates, please visit: Training: International trade


Specific dates for your diary 

11 October 2023 - Hampshire Chamber of Commerce - Andover PURE Networking and Business Engagement Update. The Lights. Link: Networking - The event is free to members and costs £20 for non-members. 

13 October 2023 – FSB – Virtual networking event including 10 minute presentation: Purpose-driven analytics with customer data. Link: Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight Virtual Networking Free for members and non-members. 

13 October 2023 – FSB – LGBT+ led business networking. Virtual. Link: Let’s Grow Business Together – LGBT+ networking

16 October 2023 – Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight – Business Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit 2023. Holiday Inn Winchester. Link: Business Cybersecurity & Fraud Summit 2023. Places must be booked by 25 September. Free to attend. 

18 October 2023 – Hampshire Chamber of Commerce – AGM. Guest speaker Bruce McKinnon, founder of The Brand Arrow. Norton Park Hotel. Link: AGM. Free to members and non-members.

24 October 2023 – FSB – Virtual Seminar Cost of living: How employers can support staff and boost retention. Free for members and non-members. 

25 October 2023 – FSB – Virtual Seminar What are the best e-commerce store options for selling online. Free for members and non-members. 

31 October 2023 – Enterprise M3 – Funding and Finance. Free webinar. Free. Register at Funding and Finance

3 November 2023 – Incuhive/Demo Consultancies – Andover Business Drinks Social – Andover Business Drinks Social

7 November 2023 – Enterprise South – Launch of The Enterprise Club. Speakers from Solent Mind, NiceTime Social and Enterprise South. Solent Business Centre. Free for members; £20 for non-members. To book a place email

8 November 2023 – Hampshire Chamber of Commerce – Unlocking Hampshire’s Green Potential. Apollo Hotel Basingstoke. Link: Green Potential - This is a free event for members and non-members to help businesses make practical and achievable sustainability changes. 

8 November 2023 – FSB – Women in Business networking event including 10 minute presentation: It’s never too late to chase your dreams. Link: Women in Business Bi-monthly National Networking  Free for members and non-members. 

9 November 2023 – Business South – Annual Conference - Hilton at the Ageas Bowl. Link: Business South Annual Conference 

13 November 2023 – Enterprise M3 – Net Zero Opportunity – Making it Happen. Free webinar. Register at The Net Zero opportunity: Making it happen

22 November 2023 - Hampshire Chamber of Commerce - How To Make Your Video Marketing Stand Out. Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Open to members and non-members – see website for costs. Video Marketing event

13 December 2023 – Enterprise M3 – Net Zero Opportunity – Future proofing. Free webinar. Register at Net Zero - Future proofing

31 January 2024 – Enterprise M3 – Net Zero Opportunity: 360 approach. Webinar. Register at Register at The Net Zero Opportunity - 360

6 February 2024 – Business South – Local Produce Trade Show for buyers Local Produce Trade Show (Buyers) and exhibitors Local Produce Trade Show (Exhibitors) - Hilton at the Ageas Bowl 

The FSB also runs a November Small Business School in which they offer a choice of 2-hour sessions on the following topics (scroll down the webpage to find links to your session of choice): 

  • Sales – Finding and converting leads (7 or 9 November 2023) 
  • Finance – Managing your accounts and cash flow (14 or 16 November 2023) 
  • Video – Using video to promote your business (21 or 23 November 2023) 
  • Social media plan - Identifying where to find your customers and how to plan your social media (28 or 30 November 2023). 
  • Each session costs £40 for non-FSB members and £20 for FSB members. 

21 February 2024 – Enterprise M3 – Strategies to Grow Your Business – Turning on Your Profits. Free workshop. Southampton Science Park. Register at Strategies to grow your business - Profits