Top Business Networking Events to Attend This Year in Northamptonshire

Avatar for administrator administrator 9th January 2018 0 Comments

We love a good networking event, and this long established method of spreading the word about your business still unlocks a bevy of benefits, even in this internet obsessed world. As well as generating referrals and increasing business in your respective marketplace, joining networking groups and attending local, regional and even national events delivers a great source of connections, some of which you may call on weeks, months or years down the line. Looking for a new career path? Networking events are the stomping grounds of would-be employers and great talent. In fact, 85% of vacancies are filled through networking.

Northamptonshire is a great place to do business, not that we’re bias, and with the ringing in of a new year comes a whole new calendar of events. Whether you’re the owner or representative of an established company or an entrepreneur looking to raise your profile in a sector you’ve just started business in, networking events supply the opportunities, connections and advice you need to cement your status.

The following events are on our radar, perhaps we’ll see you there…

The Business Club Northants – Sunley

The Business Club Northants is a firm favourite with over 100 local businesses. Hosting regular networking events across Sunley, Kettering and Milton Keynes, their upcoming business club on Thursday 25th January is an event where fresh ideas come to life. With the tagline “expanding your horizons”, the event isn’t your typical corporate gathering. Its relaxed atmosphere is perfect for those new to networking whilst its 6pm start time means your regular working day won’t be affected.

Attendance is free for Business Club Northants members, but don’t be deterred from coming along if you’re not a part of the club. Guests pay just £15 for the evening, a ticket price that includes dinner, presentations and networking, and is payable on the door.

Register your interest for The Business Club Northants meeting at The Sunley Management Centre here.

Connect Networking – Connect Kettering

With more than 160 members, 28% of which boast turnovers of over £100K, Connect Networking is one of the top business networking communities in the region. Formerly NN coNNect, Connect Networking runs a variety of networking events across a selection of locations providing attendees with the perfect mix of open forum discussions, information exchange, networking and one-to-one business support.

Events, like their upcoming meeting at Kettering Rugby Club on Wednesday 7th February are charged at £16. Their Kettering event runs from 7.30am until 9.30am meaning post-meeting it’s business as usual.

Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce – Networking Lunch

From early morning to lunch, networking events are more than just a chance to skive off from your day job. Networking lunches hosted by Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce are favourites amongst local businesses, and get booked up rather quickly. There are still spaces available for their recently announced Networking Lunch at The Kettering Ritz on Thursday 15th February. Chamber members can book online with tickets priced at £25.00 plus VAT.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Wait... Before you go…

We're hosting a FREE WEBINAR on the steps you need to take to avoid failure and how to grow your business using digital marketing.

On the 25th May at 10:00 am

Wait.. Before you go…

We're hosting a FREE WEBINAR on Why HR and Marketing have to run hand-in-hand

On the 6th May at 10:30am

Wait.. Before you go…

We're Crunching the Numbers on the 2021 Budget in our next Webinar!


FREE January Content Plan

Writing Social Media posts and blogs can often seem like a mountainous task - our free January Content Plan will help you to take the first steps for the new year.

With our Calendar, you'll be writing Social Media posts like a pro in no time! Plus, check out our blog for monthly tips & Social Ideas.


FREE Marketing Consultation

Our clients tell us that their number one headache isn’t in selling their products or services, recruiting staff or keeping up to date with their industry; it’s the age-old problem of marketing their business!

Whether you need help with marketing planning, web/graphic design, content writing, blogs and social media help, SEO & PPC reviewing or a combination of all of the above, book your FREE no-obligation marketing consultation with Steve now!


Our FREE Secret Links

Most agencies won't tell you, but a lot of the tools they use on a day to day basis are actually FREE!

We've put together a handy guide to the free tools we use every day to make our lives easier - and we're giving it to you!


Perfect Blog Post Template

A frequently updated Blog is one of the best ways to create extra content for your website; it also keeps your visitors coming back regularly, attracts new visitors and Google loves fresh content!

But did you know that how you structure your blog post can make all the difference?

Download our FREE Blog Post Template to see how to make your content stand out from the crowd!


TikTok Guide

TikTok is a social media channel that is growing very fast. It has more than 3 billion downloads.

As a marketing agency that specialises in social media, we’ve put together our very own TikTok guide for you to use.

FREE HubSpot Consultation

At Square Media we specialise in helping businesses to make the most of their inbound and outbound promotional opportunities – working as a HubSpot CRM Partner we can help you to automate and analyse your business to the nth degree.

Why not let one of our HubSpot experts have a quick chat with you and get you started with a FREE account – no obligation, no pressure and no hard sell tactics (it’s not our style).


Image Size Cheat Sheet

When it comes to Social Media, visual content always works better than just text. But it's a bit of a headache keeping on top of all of the sizes you need to use to get the best from each channel.

Download or print our handy Image Size Cheat Sheet and keep it by your keyboard, so you know what size image to use whatever the situation.


Our Marketing Tips Infographic

Considering 2021 has been eventful with new trends and new marketing techniques arising we’ve made 2022 a lot easier for you!

We’ve put together our own marketing tips infographic especially for you to make your new year a little bit less stressful.

Download our FREE infographic here to find all of our best tips and watch your marketing rocket.


Get your Guide to Google Ads!

Everyone knows that SEO is important to any website, but often we forget about the power of paid Google Ads.

It needn't cost the earth, can be targeted well and can bring in business easily from Day 1!

Our FREE downloadable Google Ads Guide will help you to hit the ground running.


5 Killer Marketing Emails!

One of the most valuable tools in your online arsenal is your email/newsletter subscription list, yet it’s one of the ones that is most easy to ignore.

Simply put, if someone has signed up to your email list, they have given you permission to contact them, and how you use the first few emails that you send can be the deciding factor in whether they stay on your list and eventually become a customer, or hit the unsubscribe button so fast that you never get a chance to pitch your business.

So let’s look at 5 killer e-marketing email types, what they do and how to use them!


Start 2022 as you mean to go on!

Every great marketing campaign starts with the basics of getting your brand focused and clear.

Use our free brand guideline template to ensure that your brand is consistent across all of your content!


Christmas fun with Dino Bounce!

It's Christmas Day so let's start with some fun - how far through Dino Bounce can you get?

Don't forget to share your score at the end with the hashtag #dinoBounce (our convenient Twitter button will do this for you)