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Networking Groups

St Albans District Chamber of Commerce

St Albans and District Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1907 to ‘further the interest of businesses in the area ensuring positive growth and development’. Over one hundred and twenty years later we are still committed to these objectives, providing a forum for business networking in St Albans and aiming to be a voice for our members.

If you have a business issue or need some advice do get in touch with us and we can offer you sound advice from our access to expertise and resources.

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Mums Unlimited

If you run a small business around your family or are thinking of starting a business then you are in the right place. Our meetings are structured, open to non mums and men and provide you with amazing value as there is no paid membership.

This means for you

  • You can attend which meetings you want to
  • You have no memberships to pay ( most start at around £150 upwards)
  • There are no strict rules and professional lock outs
  • All you have to do is book and pay in advance and if you cannot subsqently attend we transfer it to another meeting- so you never lose out.

Our award winning formula has supported thousands of businesses go from strength to strength since 2011. Our meetings give you some great business advice, enable you to promote your business and make connections. There is no other networking organisation that offers what we do. We are simply unlimited in what we offer.

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Business Buzz

A fresh vibe in business networking, this drop in session is a great way to catch up with the local business community in Hertfordshire. No need to book, pay £5 at the door.  Buzz in St Albans is the third Thursday in the month at The Beech House and in Harpenden it’s is the first Thursday of the month at The Inn on the Green

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The Businesses Community St Albans

People do business with people. If those people, in small, medium and large corporate businesses work together, as a community, their businesses thrive.

We promote YOUR business to an active, engaged and ready made audience of thousands of potential customers.

And we do that for all shapes and sizes of businesses. From start ups, to large, well-established corporate businesses. For us, it’s all about the people!

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Wheathampstead for Enterprising Business (WEB)

WEB’s aim is to promote, support and protect Wheathampstead and local businesses.  This is done in a number of ways:  maintaining a local business directory on the WEB website,  monthly networking events (breakfast and lunch) and taking up local issues such as parking and CCTV with the local councils.  We also support the community on Village Day and Lights Up and produce the bi-annual Window on Wheathampstead Directory.   Annual membership is £25 or £50 for Premium membership. Anyone living or working in the village can join, or any other local business that isn’t already represented.

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The Athena Network

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.



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Are you a mum juggling a business and raising a family?

Maybe you have a brilliant idea, but don’t know where to start? 

Or, maybe you’re looking to connect regularly with other entrepreneurial mums who GET it? 

Milknfizz hosts weekly co-working an monthly workshops for mums who run their own business or are thinking of starting one.  For further information go the the website http://www.milknfizz.co.uk/milknbizz/

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Entrepreneurs Circle St Albans

Every month, some of the most switched-on business owners in St Albans get together for a new type of Networking and Business Growth Meeting – would you like to join them?

If you’re fed up with Zoom OR have ever thought that local ‘networking events are a bit rubbish’ then this is for you:

Run by Entrepreneurs Circle, the largest organisation in the country that’s dedicated to helping businesses grow, these unique and very different events are already becoming the highlight of the month, every month, for ambitious business owners in and around St Albans.

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Harpenden Connect

Harpenden Connect is a local business networking 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 second Thursday of each month at The Skew Bridge, Harpenden from 10 till 11.30. With no fees and free parking the only cost to you is your coffee!

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FSB East of England

As experts in business, the FSB offers its members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

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BNI (Business Network International) is the world’s largest and most successful business referral network. There are four local groups that meet weekly:  Chariots Chapter and Alban in St Albans, Unity in Hatfield and Fortuna in Harpenden.

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St Albans Business Women's Group

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.

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biz4Biz business networking

The network for like-minded business owners, entrepreneurs, senior executives and forward-thinking professionals in and around Hertfordshire.

biz4Biz provides a coherent voice for businesses in Hertfordshire. We aim to influence and shape policymaking and encourage investment in Hertfordshire by engaging with local and central government, relevant public sector bodies and local organisations to promote the county of Hertfordshire as a great place to live and do business.

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St Albans Jelly

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 business

The King Harry,2 King Harry Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4BL

Usually 3rd Thursday of every month, 9:00 – 15:00

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Young Chamber Hertfordshire

Young Chamber can help schools and employers throughout Hertfordshire to Connect, Collaborate and Grow.

Young Chamber aims to bridge the gap between the business and education sectors and help students gain an insight into the world of work providing them with the chance to learn about different career choices available within Hertfordshire. Plus, Young Chamber can help schools and colleges meet Ofsted (or relevant school inspectorate) requirements around the provision of careers advice, preparation of pupils for employment and engagement with employers.

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Enterprising Women

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.

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FAB Networking

Fab Networking was founded in September 2010, to provide friendly, supportive and professional meetings and events for women who want lively, fun and proactive business networking. We now have three groups which meet monthly in Wheathampstead, Welwyn Garden City and St Albans attended by women from Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, St Albans, Watford and the surrounding areas.

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The Women In Business Network

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.

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G9 Business Network

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.

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The Business Network South Herts

Montly networking events for business decision makers, professional, relevant and effective, 20 years of operating in the UK

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Constructing Excellence

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 stakeholders

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St Albans and Harpenden District Networking

“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!”

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Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce

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.

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The Harpenden Collective

A fantastic line up of member Business and Social Events. Time to share, learn, connect and collaborate with local, like-minded businesses.

The Harpenden Collective are continually adding to the events schedule.  All business/networking events are included in the annual membership fee of £250 + VAT / or £25 + VAT pcm

To find out more about membership or to book a free Day Pass in the workspace contact natalie@theharpendencollective.co.uk, tel: 01582 249 123


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Network Central

Every business needs leads, sales and contacts.

Network Central is a UK wide platform of thousands of small to medium business owners who come together, to work together, grow together.

You’ll find opportunities to network each and every day online and off!

Since 2006 that’s what they’ve been doing – helping 10000’s to find ALL those things and much much more…

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