Business Meetings and Events Diary
Forthcoming Local Meetings and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (romseymbg.co.uk)
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 - hampshirechamber.co.uk. 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 email@example.com
8 November 2023 – Hampshire Chamber of Commerce – Unlocking Hampshire’s Green Potential. Apollo Hotel Basingstoke. Link: Green Potential - hampshirechamber.co.uk 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
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