Networking News

Networking in Shropshire – and Borders

Exhibition opportunities, networking meetings, co-working days and community events where you will find like-minded people in informal environments, fun, social, and useful.  Please check with individual websites for updates.

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Networking News  Autumn 2019

Wednesday 4th September 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
FSB Connect Shrewsbury
University Centre Shrewsbury, Room SGH018, Guildhall, Frankwell, Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ
Cost:  FREE
Meets monthly on the first Wednesday of the month.
To book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fsbconnect-shrewsbury-networking-tickets-58838157513?aff=Massmail

Wednesday, 4th September,  7.50 am
INC Shropshire networking breakfast (bacon baps)
Hawkstone Park Hotel, Weston-under-Redcastle, SY4 5UY
Cost £12.50
For further information and to book email [email protected]
Usually meets on a Wednesday morning every fortnight
http://inc-shropshire.co.uk/meeting-dates/

Tuesday, 10th September, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Network with Style (ladies networking group)
Networking meeting
The Lord Hill Hotel, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AX
Cost £10.00
Book via website: www.networkwithstyle.com

Wednesday, 11th September, 7.00 am – 8.30 am
7to830 BtoB Networking
Ellesmere Comrades Sports & Social Club Ltd., Victoria St, Ellesmere SY12 0AB
Cost £6.00 includes breakfast
For more information and to book go to www.7to830.biz or email [email protected]
Meetings on a Wednesday every 2 weeks

Wednesday, 11th September, 8.30 am
The Business Bridge Networking group with Celebrity Chef, Marcus Bean
At the newly opened Furnace Restaurant next to the Museum of Iron in Coalbrookdale Coach Rd, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DQ
Cost:  Free to attend
To book email [email protected] 

Thursday 12th September, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Shrewsbury Jelly Co-working
The Loopy Shrew, 15/17 Bellstone, Shrewsbury, SY1 1HU
FREE to attend but expect to buy coffee/lunch in a café
Book via: www.eventbrite.co.uk 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shrewsbury-jelly-co-working-day-loopy-shrew-sept-2019-tickets-69800337689?aff=erelexpmlt

Meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month
Alternates between the Loopy Shrew and The Peach Tree

Thursday, 12th September, 2.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Shropshire BizFest
Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST
Cost:  Free
Book via:  http://www.shropshirebizfest.co.uk/

Thursday, 12th September, 12.00 noon – 2.00 pm
Simply Networking Informal Manchester networking Buffet Lunch
Banyan Spinningfields, Vantage Point, Hardman Street, Manchester, M3 3PL
Cost:  £13.50
Places limited.  To book:  http://www.networking4business.com/manchester-events.htm

Tuesday, 17th September,  9:45 am – 12:00 noon
New Business Network
Cheshire College South & West, Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe, CW2 8AB
Cost £11.21
For more information contact Sue Roberts 07715 170519
Meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of every month
Book via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-business-network-tickets-53849102114?aff=erelexpmlt

Thursday, 19th September 9.45 am – 12.00 noon
Telford Wire Networking group (Ladies networking)
Marches Growth Hub, Telford & Wrekin, Telford Innovation Campus, Priorslee, University of Wolverhampton, TF2 9NT
Cost £6.50 for members and £7.50 for non-members
Book via telfordandwrekinwire.co.uk
Monthly – usually meeting on the third Thursday of every month

Thursday 19th September, 5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
FSB Connect Telford
Telford Business Solutions Centre, Shifnal Road, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9NN
Cost:  FREE
Monthly meeting on the third Thursday of the month
To book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fsbconnect-telford-networking-tickets-58580423624?aff=erelexpmlt

Wednesday, 25th September, 9.30 am
Ladies in Business netwalk
Acton Burnell Castle, SY5 7PE, signposted from the A49, 8 miles south of Shrewsbury.
Cost £25.00 includes lunch
Email for a booking form:  [email protected]

Wednesday, 25th September, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Shrewsbury Wire Networking group (Ladies networking)
at HITZone, 1 Sweetlake Court,  Mercian Close, Longden Road, Shrewsbury,  SY3 9GE
Cost £3.50 for members and £5.00 for non members.
https://www.wireuk.org/networks/shrewsbury-wire-network/
Book with Sally Joyner via email: [email protected]
Monthly – meeting on the last Wednesday of every month

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Shrewsbury Business Chamber AGM and networking evening
Origins Restaurant, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology, London Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6PR
Cost:  £10.00
For more details and to book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shrewsbury-business-chamber-september-2019-agm-and-networking-evening-tickets-69270308357

Thursday, 27th September, 7.30 am – 10.00 am
Professionals Partnership networking breakfast
Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST
Cost £30.00
Meets quarterly
Book via:  https://www.shropshire-chamber.co.uk/events/professionals-partnership-2/

October date TBC
Tweet Up Shrewsbury – informal networking
Check out https://twitter.com/TweetUpShrews
Or message @tweetupShrews

Wednesday, 2nd October, 9.30 am – 2.00 pm
MMBEN Planning for the Environment
Whitchurch
First meeting free – but then you will be expected to join.
To book email:  [email protected]

More information:  www.meresandmossesben.co.uk

Thursday, 3rd October, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm
Simply Expo and Networking
Grosvenor Casino Salford, Riverside, 5 Derwent Street, Salford, M5 4SW
Cost:  Free to attend, charges for exhibition space
Places limited.  To book:  http://www.networking4business.com/manchester-events.htm

Monday, 7th October, 9.00 am – 12.00 noon
FSB Helping you to protect your business – Cyber Crime with West Mercia Police
Telford Business Solutions Centre, University of Wolverhampton, Shifnal Road, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9NN
Cost:  Free to attend
To book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/helping-you-to-protect-your-business-cyber-crime-with-west-mercia-police-tickets-68247884259?aff=Bitesize

Thursday 10th October, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Shrewsbury Jelly
The Peach Tree, 18-21 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AE
FREE to attend but expect to buy coffee/lunch in a café
Book via: www.eventbrite.co.uk 
Meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month

Thursday, 10th October, 8.15 am – 2.00 pm
Shrewsbury Business Expo
Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST
Cost:  Free to attend Expo, charge for networking breakfast and lunch
Book via:  https://www.shropshire-chamber.co.uk/events/shrewsbury-business-expo/

Friday 18th October 2019, 9.30 am – 1.30 pm
Digital, Sales, Marketing & Technology Expo 2019 ‘Giving you the Headz Up’ 
Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Road, Wolverhampton. WV6 0PE
To Book Your Stand or FREE Ticket to attend click  HERE. 

Saturday, 19th October, 11.00 am – 3.00 pm
Aico Open Day
Aico Ltd., Aspect House, Mile End Business Park, Maesbury Road, Oswestry, SY10 8NN
Cost:  Free to attend
Book via:  https://www.shropshire-chamber.co.uk/events/aico-opern-day/

Monday, 28th October, 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm
FSB Helping you to protect your business – Cyber Crime with West Mercia Police
Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road, SY2 6ST
Cost:  Free to attend
To book:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/helping-you-to-protect-your-business-cyber-crime-with-west-mercia-police-tickets-68248094889?aff=Bitesize

Tuesday, 5th November, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Shopping Extravaganza in aid of C.R.Y. for Matthew and the Harry Johnson Trust
Including demonstrations on cookery, floristry, willow weaving and the Bowen Technique.
Albrighton Hall Hotel, Ellesmere Rd, Albrighton, Shrewsbury SY4 3AG
Cost:  £5.00 entry
No need to book

Friday 8th November 2019, 7.00 pm – carriages at midnight
Posh Frocks Charity Dinner
Hadley Park House Hotel, Hadley Park East, Telford TF1 6QJ
Cost:  Early Bird price £35.00 (for 8 weeks only)
To book: email Kim Gilmour:  [email protected]

Tuesday, 19th November, 12.00 noon – 4.30 pm
2019 NWS Xmas Extravaganza
Network with Style (ladies networking group)
The Lord Hill Hotel, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AX
Cost £23.50 includes lunch – also options to sponsor or exhibit
Book via website: www.networkwithstyle.com

Wednesday, 11th December
Ladies in Business Christmas lunch
Adcote School for Girls, Little Ness, SY4 2JY
Cost £20.00 includes a two-course lunch
Email for a booking form:  [email protected]