Continuing NN coNNect™’s expansion into surrounding counties – spreading the love! – Connect Bedford launched with 16 businesses in attendance on Friday 17th March. Meetings will be fortnightly from 7.30-9.30am at the Bedford Golf Club, Carnoustie Drive, Great Denham, Bedford, MK40 4FF (map).
Meetings are normally £15 but if you are new to NN coNNect™, there is £5 off your first meeting (using discount code GUEST when booking).
The meeting agenda is as follows and has some unique elements which makes this networking group different to others. You are also welcome to bring any marketing material including pop-up banners, there are no restrictions or surcharges:
- Arrival/open networking
- Introductions (not done whilst people are still chomping away at their bacon!!)
- Business Growth Video review
- Managed 1-to-1 meetings
- Member presentation – educational not promotional
- “Hot Seat” – opportunity to take advantage of the assembled “brains trust” and ask a business related question
- Close/open networking
April 28th – Mandy Evill, Thinking Into Results – “How to Smash your Glass Ceiling”
May 12th – Julie Bean, Double Trouble: “The Magic of Coaching Questions”
May 26th – Frank Smethers, Spectrum Linguistics – “NLP In Continuing Professional Development”
June 23rd – Jacky Sherman, Asentiv
July 21st – Andy Mee, Business Doctors: “Why Strategy Is Important”
August 4th – Mark Coster, Pixooma
August 18th – Heather Petty, Utility Warehouse
September 1st – Kate Russell, Russell HR Consulting
September 15th – Sean O’Neil, Bedfordshire Police: “Staying Safe Online – Top Cyber Security Tips”
September 29th – John Scotcher, Pearson Treehouse
October 13th – Suzan St Maur, How To Write Better
October 27th – Caroline Hunt, Emerald Starfish
November 10th – Nurul Hussain, Niam Wealth Management – “Top Tips For Your Financial Security”
November 24th – Alice Gadney, Silver 7 Mapping – “Maps & Gaps!”
December 8th – t.b.c.
Please browse around the site to see why NN coNNect™ has grown to be the number 1 group in Northants and why you might want to come along and see how the meetings stand out from “traditional” networking groups.