St Albans and District Chamber of Commerce was formed in November 1907 to ‘further the interest of businesses in the area ensuring positive growth and development’. Over one hundred years later we are still committed to these objectives and aim to be a ‘voice’ for our members. Our monthly breakfast meetings regularly have 80+ people attending and our quarterly speed networking events provide an opportunity to introduce your services to 40+ business. View our website for details of our forthcoming eventsVisit Website
Mums UnLtd provides a service for Mums who are thinking of starting a business, already running a business or taking a break from their business or employment. Our objectives are simple. To provide you with inspiration, support, information, contacts and connections to help you succeed. We offer a networking group which taps directly into our main well established networking company, which means so many more connections and possibilities for you.Visit Website
Jabber is all about networking with a smile! No pre-booking, £FREE to attend, coffee and chocolates included, and a business card draw. Dip in and dip out as suits.
There is also a ‘thank you for coming’: if you attend the meeting you will receive a ‘contact list’ of all visitors emailed to you afterwards – so that you can get in touch with that person who you didn’t quite meet but wish you had.
If you are interested enough to dip your toe, then come along to the next meeting.Visit Website
A group for anyone who takes an interest in Property from the hobbyist to the professional, anyone is welcome. Meet professionals working in property from Sales and Lettings to Conveyancing, Investors, Builders, Architects and many more. All that we ask is that you come to the meetings with the mindset to learn something new. Seek out fresh knowledge and new contacts – we can all learn something, no matter how experienced we may be. Ticket prices start from £6 per person for each event, with all profits going to local homeless shelters in St Albans. Working in the property industry, we get paid to deal with property. We feel that it is only fair to help those who don’t have the luxury of living in their own home by supporting homeless charities and helping those who need it.Visit Website
At Enterprising Women, our goal is to help women achieve the success they want, by empowering, connecting, training, inspiring, campaigning, promoting, celebrating and supporting them in whatever way we can. We warmly welcome all female business owners, new and well-established, from any sector, background and from all parts of the UK.Visit Website
We are the Wheathampstead traders association, a non-political organisation comprising businesses and individuals operating or living in the parish of Wheathampstead. Membership or part time involvement is open to any business trading or based here and to any residents of the parish or postal district.Visit Website
“This is a group of St Albans based business professionals who want to network and generate work for themselves and each other. Membership is open to professionals working in St Albans. Group membership is based on being local to St Albans and the surrounding areas.
Originally formed in 2002 the group has undergone various changes over the years but has remained true to the original, simple idea; to create a forum where business women who work or live in and around the St Albans’ area can meet and form business links and friendships. The group’s events include networking lunches, special speaker events or treat occassions. All events are arranged so that there is plenty of time to network and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming.Visit Website
Fab Networking was founded by Claire Healy and Catherine Joce in September 2010, with the intention to provide friendly, supportive and professional meetings and events for business women who want lively, fun and proactive networking. Each group is run by members, for members and as such we offer membership at a reasonable cost.Visit Website
Focusing exclusively on women in business fulfilling a business development role, The Athena Network offers inspiring opportunities to engage with business owners and decision makers from diverse industry sectors. Founded on values of respect and integrity, Athena groups are committed to welcoming members and visitors in a relaxed, mutually supportive and ethical environment.
Business Owners when asked where does most of your business come from? Answer – Networking/Referrals/Word-of-Mouth 74%, Advertising 12%, Cold Calling 10% and Public Relations 4%. Get down to a Business for Breakfast Referral Marketing Group and meet with other like-minded business people, decision makers and professionals. We will show you how our proven blueprint for generating quality referrals for your business works! We work and encourage all members to pass business on three key building blocks of Know Like & Trust which ensure sound business referrals that actually turn into business.Visit Website
The WIBN is 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. Our members support and encourage each other through collaboration and the sharing of business contacts and opportunities.Visit Website
Welcome to networking in the City the networking group that brings businesses together and runs over 250 Networking events across the UK on an annual basis. Networking In the City is one of the most successful Networking companies in the UK with a membership of over 2,000 business professionalsVisit Website
G9 is not just another business networking group but an environment in which like-minded people can develop profitable business relationships. G9 members all run established, successful businesses and have extensive contacts. G9 was formed in January 2005 and has grown quickly to become a highly successful business networking group. We welcome business people from all over Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.Visit Website
Constructing Excellence is the single organisation charged with driving the change agenda in construction. We exist to improve industry performance in order to produce a better built environment. We are a cross-sector, cross-supply chain, member led organisation operating for the good of industry and its stakeholdersVisit Website
The FSB is non-profit making and non-party political. The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interest of the self employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974 it now has 200,000 members across 33 regionsVisit Website
“We invite you to join us on LinkedIn. St Albans District means St Albans, Harpenden, Wheathampstead, London Colney, Redbourn, Sandridge, Colney Heath, Chiswell Green, Park Street. There is unquantifiable wealth locked up in our own personal networks – particularly our local networks. A universal truth for each & every 1 of us. Unlock & create new wealth for yourself by joining in with us!
Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce is the unified voice of business and the premier advocacy organisation in the county. Accredited by the British Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber supports the prosperity and long term growth of businesses across Hertfordshire. Our goal is to develop a shared, collaborative vision for the county through extensive interaction with local business communities and other business support organisations. Promoting the positive impact of Hertfordshire businesses success through the ‘Inspire Hertfordshire’ Awards Programme, involvement in initiatives to generate an educated and highly-skilled, capable workforce to meet the future needs of the county and launching county wide campaigns such as ‘International Trade 2014’ are just some of the ways that the Chamber is supporting the economic growth of Hertfordshire.Visit Website
The City Club is a networking group for people involved in property and development in and around St Albans. It provides a platform for its members to make connections, share information and make the most of business opportunities. We run and facilitate the City Club here at Debenhams Ottaway, hosting three breakfast meetings a year with a guest speaker. Between meetings we have a City Club group set up for discussion and comment on LinkedInVisit Website
Jelly is an informal co-working event where freelancers, home workers and small/micro business owners bring their laptop or other work and work, chat and collaborate with other small business owners.
The ethos of Jelly is to be accessible to all so the venue, wifi and parking are provided FREE of charge, with small charges made for food and drink.
Co-working means meeting up with like-minded people to work together in a different environment, to exchange help and advice, and maybe come up with a new idea to collaborate on.
Jelly differs from networking in that the aim is not to find new clients or to sell yourself or your businesVisit Website
Harpenden connect is a local business group, covering Harpenden and the surrounding area.
Meeting monthly, the group provides an excellent opportunity for local business owners to promote themselves and create new working relationships.
The group meets every Thursday of each month at The Skew Bridge, Harpenden from 9.30am to 11.30am. With no fees and free parking the only cost to you if your coffee!Visit Website