Local business networking groups
There are lots of active networking groups in Basingstoke and Deane to help you connect with other business people.
Omni Local Business Networking - Basingstoke Breakfast - Every fortnight
This networking event runs fortnightly and includes informal networking, one minute presentations as well as a meeting with one of the members of the group.
Where: on Zoom
When: Fortnightly, Mondays
Time: 7.30am to 9.30am
Join connections at a dedicated network monthly meeting.
When: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm
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 to 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.
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 6.45am to 8.30am
Buzz Connect is the local initiative championing business throughout North Hampshire and West Berkshire, building the local economy and making it a great place to work and live.
When: Every first, second and third Thursday of the month
ECX's business meetings are structured for business owners who understand the benefits of successful collaboration and being part of a team. During their meeting, you will have the opportunity to promote your business and learn about others’ businesses
When: Fortnightly, Thursdays
A great environment to find suppliers, form connections or learn how to improve your business. Any business owner or sole-trader welcome including medium to large sized companies.
When: First and third Friday of the month
Time: 8am to 9am
Other networking groups
Connecting Biz - Networking group
These free events will help connect you with other local businesses. Currently being held online.
GDG Hants & Surrey is an independent group that meets monthly to discuss all things Google.
The Overton Business Association (OBA) is passionate about supporting local businesses and encouraging people to buy local. The OBA holds meetings for members and it’s committee.
Peer Discussion Group
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 quarterly.
Time: 8am to 9.30am
Further information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01256 799127
The advent of 5G will make the internet of things and virtual/augmented reality possible transforming how businesses operate. Explore what 5G means for businesses, how they will change as a result and what future business models may look like.
Women’s networking group with a focus on providing a welcoming and friendly environment for business women to meet and network.
Meetings are currently being held on Zoom.