Networking Events

A list of dates for all our forthcoming networking events. Please click on the event for further information.

  • February: Thursday 18th, Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

    Time - Registration 9.45am for a prompt 10.00am start

    Presenter - Deb Gilby from GW Resources

    Topic - Workplace Wellbeing

    About Our Virtual Networking Event:

    Our Virtual Networking Event will be hosted using Zoom. All attendees will receive a link after payment has been made via your booking confirmation to access the event on the day. The event will begin at 9.45am for a 10.00pm start with an optional 30 minute business seminar (see details below). After the seminar and everyone has arrived there, will be an introduction by Business Network Birmingham host, Simon Coy, before everyone will go to their separate virtual "Tables" for introductions and a round table conversation. As always the "Tables" will be planned in advance. This will be followed by our 10 minute speaker and finally a series of pre-arranged member offers / announcements before we close the meeting at 12 noon.  You won't need to rush away as the room will remain open for networking.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Wellbeing at work is a hot topic right now with many workers feeling the long-term effects of working from home, being furloughed or losing their jobs, as well as anxiety around returning to the workplace.  Business owners are under added pressure to support staff through these challenging times. This seminar will look at options available to business owners to implement strategies to ensure the wellbeing of their staff is taken care of, and take a look at simple effective methods of reducing stress and anxiety.

    Content:

    Attend this seminar to:

    • Discover why business owners need to include wellbeing alongside health & safety policies and processes
    • Find out where to get support for your business with this
    • Explore some simple, effective methods to help reduce your own stress and anxiety levels
    About The Presenter:

    Deb Gilby has over 30 years' experience in facilitating learning and development events and is passionate about making learning experiences useful, engaging and fun!  She is a qualified NLP Business Practitioner, an Associate Member of the CIPD, and proudly holds a prestigious Black Belt Award from Kaizen Training, specialists in Brain-Friendly Learning.  Deb is a long-term member of The Business Network and has been a member of a number of our networks across the UK.

  • March: Thursday 11th, Park Regis Hotel, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 11.15am For A Prompt 11.30am Start

    Presenter - Kristian Downer from DowSocial

    Topic - Get Your Post Apocalypse Social Media Plan

    About Our Face-To-Face Networking Lunch Event:

    Your safety during the pandemic is our top priority.  Our socially distanced Face-To-Face Networking Lunch has been specifically designed to minimise risk and keep you as safe as possible, whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with senior business contacts at a proactive, vibrant event. There will be an opportunity to pre-arrange networking in the hotel bar area before and after the lunch via our attendee list send out in advance.  The event will begin at 11.15am for an 11.30am start with an optional 45 minute educational business seminar (see details below). The lunch will start at 12.15pm for 12.30pm using socially distanced tables of 8 people. After your 2 course lunch and round table introductions, further cross table networking will be possible using our designated "Meet Zones". Finally there will be a 10 Minute Lunch Speaker before the event finishes promptly at 2.00pm.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Social media has changed rapidly and grown even greater in popularity and priority for businesses during 2020.  This is likely to continue as we head into an equally uncertain new year.  Learn the social media strategies that will help you grow whatever happens in 2021.

    Content:

    The seminar will cover:

    • Which social media activities to focus on
    • What has changed and what you need to do to adapt
    • How to get maximum impact from your time on social media
    • How to generate sustainable leads using social media
    About The Presenter:

    Kristian started DowSocial as a blend of his knowledge base, strategic outlook and corporate experience. Although he manages several clients marketing the focus on his work is guiding companies large and small through the marketing jungle and giving them the training to survive.

  • March: Thursday 18th, Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

    Time - Registration 9.45am for a prompt 10.00am start

    Presenter - To Be Confirmed

    Topic - Seminar Details To Be Confirmed Shortly...

    About Our Virtual Networking Event:

    Our Virtual Networking Event will be hosted using Zoom. All attendees will receive a link after payment has been made via your booking confirmation to access the event on the day. The event will begin at 9.45am for a 10.00pm start with an optional 30 minute business seminar (see details below). After the seminar and everyone has arrived there, will be an introduction by Business Network Birmingham host, Simon Coy, before everyone will go to their separate virtual "Tables" for introductions and a round table conversation. As always the "Tables" will be planned in advance. This will be followed by our 10 minute speaker and finally a series of pre-arranged member offers / announcements before we close the meeting at 12 noon.  You won't need to rush away as the room will remain open for networking.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Seminar details will be confirmed shortly...

  • April: Thursday 15th, Park Regis Hotel, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 12.15pm for a prompt 12.30pm start

    Presenter - To Be Confirmed

    Topic - Seminar Details To Be Confirmed Shortly...

    About Our Face-To-Face Networking Lunch Event:

    Your safety during the pandemic is our top priority.  Our socially distanced Face-To-Face Networking Lunch has been specifically designed to minimise risk and keep you as safe as possible, whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with senior business contacts at a proactive, vibrant event. There will be an opportunity to pre-arrange networking in the hotel bar area before and after the lunch via our attendee list send out in advance.  The event will begin at 11.15am for an 11.30am start with an optional 45 minute educational business seminar (see details below). The lunch will start at 12.15pm for 12.30pm using socially distanced tables of 8 people. After your 2 course lunch and round table introductions, further cross table networking will be possible using our designated "Meet Zones". Finally there will be a 10 Minute Lunch Speaker before the event finishes promptly at 2.00pm.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Seminar details will be confirmed shortly...

  • April: Thursday 22nd, Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

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  • May: Thursday 13th, Park Regis Hotel, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 12.15pm for a prompt 12.30pm start

    Presenter - To Be Confirmed

    Topic - Seminar Details To Be Confirmed Shortly...

    About Our Face-To-Face Networking Lunch Event:

    Your safety during the pandemic is our top priority.  Our socially distanced Face-To-Face Networking Lunch has been specifically designed to minimise risk and keep you as safe as possible, whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with senior business contacts at a proactive, vibrant event. There will be an opportunity to pre-arrange networking in the hotel bar area before and after the lunch via our attendee list send out in advance.  The event will begin at 11.15am for an 11.30am start with an optional 45 minute educational business seminar (see details below). The lunch will start at 12.15pm for 12.30pm using socially distanced tables of 8 people. After your 2 course lunch and round table introductions, further cross table networking will be possible using our designated "Meet Zones". Finally there will be a 10 Minute Lunch Speaker before the event finishes promptly at 2.00pm.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Seminar details will be confirmed shortly...

  • May: Thursday 20th, Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

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  • June: Thursday 10th, Edgbaston Stadium, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 12.15pm for a prompt 12.30pm start

    Presenter - To Be Confirmed

    Topic - Seminar Details To Be Confirmed Shortly...

    About Our Face-To-Face Networking Lunch Event:

    Your safety during the pandemic is our top priority.  Our socially distanced Face-To-Face Networking Lunch has been specifically designed to minimise risk and keep you as safe as possible, whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with senior business contacts at a proactive, vibrant event. There will be an opportunity to pre-arrange networking in the hotel bar area before and after the lunch via our attendee list send out in advance.  The event will begin at 11.15am for an 11.30am start with an optional 45 minute educational business seminar (see details below). The lunch will start at 12.15pm for 12.30pm using socially distanced tables of 8 people. After your 2 course lunch and round table introductions, further cross table networking will be possible using our designated "Meet Zones". Finally there will be a 10 Minute Lunch Speaker before the event finishes promptly at 2.00pm.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Seminar details will be confirmed shortly...

  • June: Thursday 17th, Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

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  • July: Thursday 15th, Edgbaston Stadium, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

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  • August: Thursday 12th, Edgbaston Stadium, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

    Time - Registration 12.15pm for a prompt 12.30pm start

    Presenter - To Be Confirmed

    Topic - Seminar Details To Be Confirmed Shortly...

    About Our Face-To-Face Networking Lunch Event:

    Your safety during the pandemic is our top priority.  Our socially distanced Face-To-Face Networking Lunch has been specifically designed to minimise risk and keep you as safe as possible, whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with senior business contacts at a proactive, vibrant event. There will be an opportunity to pre-arrange networking in the hotel bar area before and after the lunch via our attendee list send out in advance.  The event will begin at 11.15am for an 11.30am start with an optional 45 minute educational business seminar (see details below). The lunch will start at 12.15pm for 12.30pm using socially distanced tables of 8 people. After your 2 course lunch and round table introductions, further cross table networking will be possible using our designated "Meet Zones". Finally there will be a 10 Minute Lunch Speaker before the event finishes promptly at 2.00pm.

    Seminar Synopsis:

    Seminar details will be confirmed shortly...

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Photographs by Stuart James from EmotiveEye

Come and join us at

OUR NEXT EVENT

Thursday 18th February

Virtual Networking Event, 10.30am - 12.00 noon

What members and guests say

"Thanks again for enabling an atmosphere where it is so easy to meet the right sort of people and do business."

Carole Fossey
Carolefossey.com

"I thought the event was extremely well organised and all of the guests engaging."

Paul Colder
Evac Chair International Ltd