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Networking Events For Women In Business

Networking events for women in business in the UK

Networking is a vital part of a running a successful business.

Today's business world is constantly changing, and it's amazing to see how women are making their mark in the world. The way power and influence work in business means we really need to look at what women bring to the table and the obstacles they might face. Historically, business has been thought of as a man's remit, but times are changing. Statistics show that around 10% of women in the UK economy were early-stage entrepreneurs, compared to around 12% of men. In the UK, around 20% of businesses are now female-led, which is a massive step in the right direction. With Virtual Headquarters being a predominantly female-led business and our MD being a member of the Women’s Business Club, we understand the importance of women in business and how to support our clients in their success. Let's look at some women's networking events, their proximity to our Virtual offices, and how these events can significantly boost your business.


The Importance of Women in Business

The role of women in business is more than just filling a quota or bringing diversity to the workplace. It’s about embracing different perspectives, new approaches, and a resilience instilled in women to achieve success. Women leaders have been at the forefront of breaking conventional stereotypes, propelling businesses into new markets, and creating inclusive work environments that encourage creativity and growth. Empowering women in business is not just a step towards gender equality but a move towards enhanced business performance and societal progress.

The Need for Women to Network in Business

Networking is the key to unlocking new opportunities, offering a platform to share ideas, create business relationships, and occasionally facilitate mentorships. For women in business, building a strong network is crucial. The people that you meet at a networking event can serve as a support system, a sounding board, and a pathway to opportunities not accessible through traditional means. Networking events, both physical and virtual, provide a platform for sharing success stories, learning from failures, and acquiring the insights needed to run a successful business.

Bournemouth Coffee and Networking

Bournemouth Coffee and Networking is a fantastic monthly event tailored for women in business seeking to connect with fellow entrepreneurs. Held on the first Thursday of every month, this gathering provides a platform for industry professionals to network, exchange ideas, and offer mutual support in the world of business. It’s an excellent opportunity to forge new friendships, meet potential colleagues, and establish business partnerships in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. The event focuses on empowering women and fostering a supportive community dedicated to uplifting one another. With this event being held just a 4-minute drive from our stunning Wilson House and Clifton House virtual offices, establishing a business presence in Bournemouth has never been easier. Connect with like-minded business people while using a prestigious and highly regarded office address in Bournemouth and watch your business grow.

Where is the event? 3 Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth

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Cambridge Coffee and Networking

Cambridge Coffee & Coworking is ideal for women looking for a chat and a comfortable place to settle in for a morning of coworking. Whether working from home or seeking a break from the office, successful career women will find Coffee & Coworking to be the perfect escape. Hosted on the first Tuesday of every month, this event gives women in business the chance to connect, make contacts and support each other with their endeavours. Our Kings Hedges virtual offices is just a 19-minute drive from the coffee morning, and our Cambridge Guildhall office just a 2-minute walk, so if you’ve booked a meeting room or are looking to establish a presence in Cambridge then opting for a virtual office and attending a networking event can help propel your business.

Where is the event? 3 Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth

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Networking is a fantastic way to build connections.

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Check out our Cambridge virtual office while networking in the area.

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Our Clifton House office is just a short drive from the Bournemouth Coffee & Networking Event.

Bristol Business Lunch

Networking is more than just a buzzword; it’s vital to entrepreneurial success. According to Forbes, an astounding 78% of startups regard networking as indispensable to their success. With this in mind, Bristol Business Lunch is much more than a simple gathering. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network, coupled with a nice lunch, where business leaders and entrepreneurs can come together. This business lunch offers the perfect setting for creating connections, exchanging insights, and discovering potential partners. It’s not just a meal; it’s an occasion to motivate and be motivated. The event will be hosted on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, starting on the 19th of June. Virtual Headquarters also has four stunning offices in Bristol for those who want to establish an even bigger presence in the city without the high overheads of renting physical office space.

Where is the event? Mercure Bristol North the Grange Hotel, Old Gloucester Road Frampton Cotterell

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Cheltenham Tribe Night

Chetenham Tribe Night has been described as a mini ecosystem of encouragement and empowerment, designed for women who truly understand each others experiences. This event is perfect for social business networking events featuring inspiring guest speakers. Each month, they collaborate with female experts to bring you powerful and motivating speakers. The events include expert insights, dynamic female panels, and sessions to inspire and connect. Everything you need to elevate your journey and elevate your business is here at Cheltenham Tribe Night. Our Harley House virtual office in Cheltenham is just a 4 minute drive from Cheltenham Tribe Night, so why not make the most of our bookable meeting rooms, and then head to a night of networking after?

Where is the event? Urban Fox, 4 Montpellier Walk, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Women’s Business Virtual Conference

The Women’s Business Conference is an exciting, hybrid event happening throughout October, perfect for female business leaders looking to connect and grow. Whether in person or online, attendees can look forward to a day packed with networking, inspirational talks, and workshops aimed at fostering new business opportunities, sourcing suppliers, advancing careers, and gaining new skills. It’s an empowering experience highly praised by past attendees for its quality content and vibrant atmosphere. Join to be inspired, make new contacts, and potentially elevate your business and personal aspirations.

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So, there you have it. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, networking is key to growing your business and making your mark. From coffee mornings in Bournemouth and Cambridge to business lunches in Bristol, there are plenty of opportunities to meet like-minded women who are all about supporting and lifting each other up in the business world. Remember, it’s not just about swapping business cards; it’s about building relationships that inspire, motivate, and propel you forward. With events like these, and especially if you’re taking advantage of virtual office spaces in these cities, you’re not just expanding your network; you’re also growing your business in some of the most dynamic cities and towns in the UK.

Alexandra handles all things marketing here at Virtual HQ

Alexandra O'Hagan

Marketing Executive

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