Networking groups

Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships. 

Networking groups in Bedford Borough

Bedford Breakfast Club
The Club has for many years provided a friendly and informal environment where companies can meet with a wide range of business, educational, and professional financial people.    

Bedford Construction Breakfast 
A construction based networking event which has been established to facilitate local construction professionals to get together informally.  

Business Buzz
Networking for business provides many benefits. The majority of people’s aim is to raise their business profile and gain more business either directly or through referral. 

Business Network International (BNI)
Our members are business professionals who help each other grow their businesses through their commitment to our principal core value, Givers Gain. 

Good Networking
A free Bedford networking event with voluntary charity donation on the door, with donations going to a different local charity each month. Includes brunch snacks and bottomless drinks.

Green Business Network
A leading business environmental network which provides a range of services to help members improve their environmental performance. 

Network in Beds (NIB)
Breakfast networking group that is dedicated to promoting business through word-of-mouth, referrals and testimonials.  

South East Midlands Growth Hub
Multipurpose, multifunctional hub providing free business advice and guidance to businesses and charities:

Business intelligence: Their business advisers provide expert advice across all aspects of business operations, including finance, marketing, HR, and strategy. All support it is personalised and tailored to the needs of each business, no matter their size.

Funding and grants: They assist businesses in accessing funding and grants to fuel their growth initiatives. They connect businesses with the resources they need to expand their operations and drive innovation.

Resource provision: Their free resource library serves as a centralised repository of resources for businesses to access. Including workshops, seminars, online tools, and educational materials.

Network and support partnerships: Monthly network and learn events offer the opportunity to connect, share challenges, and build meaningful and lasting business relationships. Each event deep dives into a day-to-day challenge all businesses face, providing valuable insights into how businesses can tackle these challenges.

Women In Business Network (WIBN) Bedfordshire 
A membership organisation for women who wish to gain new business opportunities through word of mouth. Whether employed or a business owner the network has a huge diversity of businesses involved.