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A14 Informal Networking

Friday mornings / 09:00AM

The A14 Informal Networking Meetup is a relaxed environment where business owners and professionals can meet over coffee on a Friday morning. Building strategic relationships and generating new business in the region is the key objective. Unlike most networks, we keep things very low key and laid back! There are no presenters or pitches here. After a while I guarantee you would have made some great friends, and as we know your friends will always help you spread the word about your business. There is no charge to attend, and you get free coffee/tea top-ups. Anyone in business is very welcome to come along - with no strings attached. ...

BNI Pathfinder - Business Networking

Every Friday Morning / 06:45AM

Networking event for SMEs with visitors welcome every week. Please bring plenty of business cards as you will meet a lot of local business owners. A Business Networking Group For SME's in Huntingdon, St Ives and St Neots. We are passionate about helping our members grow their businesses through word of mouth referrals.

Business Networking International, BNI, is a networking group harnessing the power of “word of mouth” marketing. BNI is dedicated to generating referred business for all its members. Being a member of BNI is like having dozens of sales staff working for you.

Visit BNI Pathfinder and expose your business to dozens of prospective clients. If you are interested in hearing more about the BNI Pathfinder chapter please arrange a visit to one of our Friday morning breakfast meetings held at 06.45 at Brampton Park Golf Club.

Peterborough B2B Exhibition

Wednesday 18 October 2017 / 09:00AM

Book your stand today and take the advantage of last year's prices - be part of this popular, annual B2B event! Join us for a day filled with opportunities to promote your business and get connected. Peterborough B2B Exhibition is the area’s only business to business exhibition which has been running since the year 2000. The exhibition is designed to benefit local and regional companies by creating a high quality networking environment. The day will commence with Opportunity Peterborough’s Bondholder Breakfast - attracting in the region of 150 business delegates - and will be followed by the official opening of the B2B exhibition. The event is open to visitors all day and will be complemented by a programme of bite size seminars designed to inspire and boost delegates’ skills around sales, marketing and management. Exhibition space is now being booked and expects to be another sell out event!

Rural Funding Opportunities For Local Businesses

18th October 2017 / 08:30AM

The Greensand Ridge Local Action Group are hosting a free event at the award winning Gamlingay Eco Hub (funded by LEADER) on 18th October to enable local businesses to find out more about Rural Development Funding. If you are looking for funding for your business this event will give you the chance to learn about the different funding options available to you and speak to experts about which options are best for your business and how you can access them.

Introduction to Project Management

19/10/2017 / 08:00AM

This practical one day course is ideal for all who lead projects. Many other courses focus on the process side of project management so this course is particularly useful for those who would also like to improve how they handle and manage people in their projects.

Technology Intelligence

19/10/17 / 09:30AM

Are you aware of new technologies early enough? Are you missing out on opportunities to expand? Do you feel swamped with data but have little useful information? As technology life cycles shorten and companies become more globalised, failing to keep abreast of the latest technological developments can threaten the future competitiveness and even survival of your business. This one-day seminar focuses on how to develop and improve your technology intelligence activities to capture the information you need to support strategic planning and decision?making. The seminar is presented by researchers at the Institute for Manufacturings Centre for Technology Management (CTM) with extensive understanding of the issues involved. Industrial speakers from a range of leading, technology-based companies will describe their experiences of implementing technology intelligence. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the issues with other participants and researchers. Benefits of attending The seminar will help you understand the principles to follow in order to: improve your companys current approach to monitoring technology developments gain the technology information you need to support strategic planning inform your technology strategy including open innovation activities All participants will receive a copy of the workbook Technology Intelligence: identifying threats and opportunities from new technologies, co-authored by the presenters (retail price £75). Topics covered The seminar will present the CTM technology intelligence model, an approach that helps you understand: the relationship between technology intelligence and other business activities the main components of a technology intelligence system the processes to follow when performing technology intelligence

Introduction to Project Management

19/10/2017 / 08:00AM

This practical one day course is ideal for all who lead projects. Many other courses focus on the process side of project management so this course is particularly useful for those who would also like to improve how they handle and manage people in their projects.

Environmental Awareness at Work

27/10/2017 / 08:00AM

Environmental Awareness at Work provides an introduction to environmental issues within the workplace and is ideal for those who need a basic understanding of those issues, as well as staff in organisations that are looking to introduce an environmental management system, or simply improve their environmental performance. The course covers: Environmental Awareness Pollution, Risk and Emergencies There are no formal entry requirements or examination.

Pitchfest 2017 Autumn Edition

6th November 2017 / 09:00AM

We are now accepting applications for the Pitchfest 2017 Autumn cohort of ambitious companies with innovative products & services who have the potential to scale or who are already scaling, and are looking to raise between £100k – £1m. Delivered by Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and held at St John’s Innovation Centre, Pitchfest 2017 is a highly-focused training and investor showcase designed to help ambitious business founders develop the necessary skills to become pitch ready.

Informal Networking Evening – Huntingdon

Tuesday 7th November 2017 / 05:00PM

No other membership organisation gives you more opportunities to get connected with business people across Cambridgeshire every month – for free. Our popular informal networking evenings continue to attract businesses of all sizes from a wide range of industry sectors and, most importantly, they’re completely free to attend. Your company doesn’t need to be a member of the Chamber to take advantage of this great opportunity to make new business connections - anyone is welcome to join us from 5.00pm. Simply buy yourself a drink from the bar and join other business people for an informal chat about your company and what you do. It’s a relaxed but effective way to learn more about the local business community and make new connections.