Local business networking groups

4Networking - The UK Business Network

4Networking logoRelaxed, fun and friendly business networking, that meets every other Friday over breakfast. Each session includes a 20 minute member presentation and three 10 minute business appointments.

Where: Hilton Hotel, Black Dam, Basingstoke

Time: 8am to 10am

For future dates and to register for an event please visit the 4Networking website.

Basingstoke 4 Business - every Tuesday morning

Basingstoke 4 BusinessBasingstoke 4 business is a business support group that meets with the purpose of gaining new business contacts and clients.

Where: Basingstoke Hilton Hotel
Time: starting 7:30am

For further information please visit the Basing 4 Business website

Basingstoke BNI Breakfast - weekly on a Wednesday morning

BNI is the biggest networking organisation in the whole world. This is a referral based group with the main focus being to generate genuine referrals for fellow members. 1-2-1 training, group training and presentation skills is provided to help everyone achieve their new business goals. Power teams are created to provide even more opportunities for each other. This is the ideal group for people who are looking to attract new business in the local Basingstoke area. A group of friendly like-minded business owners looking to help each member to generate new customers.

Please request to visit via our Chapter website bnihampshire.com/phoenix-basingstoke/

Where: The Basingstoke Golf Club, Basingstoke RG23 7LL

Time: 6.30am to 8.30am

Visitor Cost: £10 includes full English breakfast

Basingstoke Geeks - Software and social - regular events

A group for anyone with an interest in software development, whether it be coding, testing, operations or any funky combination.

They meet up for sharing cool stuff, hackathons, coding katas and having a beer or two. The group is language agnostic, so it doesn't matter whether its assembly mnemonics, css3 or any thing in-between. Details of meetings can be found here: https://www.meetup.com/basingstoke-geeks/

Business over breakfast - fortnightly on a Thursday morning

BoB imageBoB Basingstoke meet with the concept to facilitate collaboration and synergies between businesses and be part of a team.

Where: The Holiday Inn, Basingstoke
Time: 6:30am to 8:30am

For more information please visit the BoB Basingstoke website.

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce business events

Hampshire Chamber of CommerceVarious events with guest speakers, 1-1s with experts, networking and valuable business advice.

Where: various
Time: various

For more information please visit the Hampshire chamber of commerce website.

Hampshire Enterprise Circle monthly events

hampshire-enterprise-logo-200Events include a tour of a business in Hampshire with keynote talks and buffet. Booking is essential for these free events.

Where: various
Time: lunchtime or early evening

For more information please visit the Hampshire Enterprise Circle page on Hampshire County Council's website.

Word document Basingstoke curry club form (DOC, 659 kb)

Local Women in Business - Last Thursday of each month

Local Women in Business is a community of people working in Overton, Oakley, Whitchurch and surrounding villages that meet together to talk about recent challenges, successes and to share experiences and insight. Local Women in Business, is an informal, relaxed, social group with guest speakers covering business and social themes.

Where: 5mile Studio, 18 High Street, Overton, RG25 3HA

Time: 7pm to 9pm

For future dates and to register for an event please visit the Local Women in Business Facebook page

Omni Local Business Networking - Basingstoke Breakfast - Every fortnight

This new networking event will run fortnightly starting with Elaine Sullivan taking the platform to discuss inclusion in the workplace and staying motivated when running a business on Thursday 19 January.

Time:7:30 am
Cost: £12.00
Where: The Basingstoke Hotel, Old Common Rd, Black Dam, Basingstoke, RG21 3PR


Overton Business Association

At the Overton Business Association (OBA) they meet on one evening during the first week in every odd month (May, July, etc). All businesses based in or with major trade in Overton are welcome.

More information can be found in the OBA document below.

PDF document OBA news (PDF, 584 kb)

Peer Discussion Group "How to engage with disengaged employees" - quarterly, next meeting 7 June 2017

Wote Street People peer group meetings are very informal. It's a chance to have an open and frank discussion with your peers (anyone at the coal face of hiring and firing) about employment issues. They meet at 8am - with a free breakfast provided.

Time: 8am to 9.30am

Where: Viewpoint, Basing View, Basingstoke

Cost: Free

Further information: Email maxine@wotestreetpeople.co.uk or call 01256 799127

Pizza and networking - every third Thursday of the month

Langdowns DFK pizza club meet for great pizza and networking.

Where: Various pizza restaurants in Basingstoke

Time: 12.30pm to 2pm

For further information contact Kathy Rea by emailing krea@langdownsdfk.com

Sales Mastery: Experience Sandler Training, complimentary session - Every Wednesday ongoing

Transform your career and your team.

Join us for a complimentary session.

A ninety minute interactive session for business owners and their sales teams. The session provides unique approaches to help businesses to improve their sales effectiveness through reinforcement training.

The class runs weekly throughout the year, every Wednesday from 8.30am to 10am and is for members only, however we welcome visitors to our Training Centre. Please contact us to reserve your seat.

01256 698309 or 07789951995 or email jody.walker-barrett@sandler.com

Second Friday Networking

Second Friday networking runs on the second Friday of each month at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Basingstoke. No need to register, free to attend.

Where: Holiday Inn Hotel, Basingstoke
Time: 10am to 12 noon

Visit the Second Friday Networking Facebook page: www.facebook.com/secondfridaynetworking

SETsquared Beer and Pizza Networking Events – second Tuesday of each month

Meet your neighbours, exchange ideas and contacts over beer and pizza at these free monthly networking events.

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Meet your neighbours, exchange ideas and contacts over beer and pizza at these free monthly networking events.

Where: Marketing Suite, The Parade, Basing View, Basingstoke
Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm


Store and Secure - Second Wednesday of each month

Store and Secure

This informal networking meeting is organised by Facility Manager Kevin Chandler and tea/coffee, fruit juice and a selection of pastries are provided for free. There are no restrictions on how many businesses from each trade sector can attend. They invite each guest to bring along their business cards to share around. One lucky guest will also win a bottle of wine.

Where: Store and Secure, Unit D Telford Road, Houndmills, Basingstoke, RG21 6YU

Time: 8am to 10am

For more information on upcoming events or to book your place please visit the Eventbrite website or call Kevin on (01256) 444455.

Strategic Leadership & Management Development Program: PLANNING - Every Wednesday ongoing

Join us for a complimentary session.

A 2 ½ hour interactive session for business leaders. The session challenges strategic thinking and self-development to influence your business and your people.

The class runs once a month throughout the year, every Wednesday from 2pm to 4.30pm and is for members only, however we welcome visitors to our Training Centre. Please contact us to reserve your seat.

01256 698309 or 07789951995 or email jody.walker-barrett@sandler.com

Women in Business Group - last Thursday of each month

Women’s networking group with a focus on providing a welcoming and friendly environment for business women to meet and network.

Where: Different locations in the Basingstoke area
Time: 6pm to 9pm

For more information please visit the Women in Business Group website.

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