About Us
"networking around croydon.co.uk is a resource to help new and existing businesses in the Croydon and the neighbouring areas. networking around croydon.co.uk helps to bring business people together to benefit from the powerful tool of Business Networking."

The following includes brief introductions to the various Network Groups in the area.

4NETWORKING – multiple groups
Nationwide organisation mainly breakfast time meetings, bi-weekly.
Annual membership subscription plus £12 meeting fee. Visitors can attend up to 3 times before having to join. No restriction on attendees from one type of business. Excellent on line support system. Can attend many other 4N groups, as visitor or member
www.4networking.biz

BIBC CATERHAM
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM – Farleigh Golf Club
Meeting ( Monday 3rd October ). Check which Monday of the month from October . Attendance restricted to one person per business category
http://www.bibc.biz

BISCOTTI – Croydon + Sutton
Croydon Meeting on the third Thursday of the month, 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
The Greyhound Hotel, High Street, Carshalton Surrey SM5 3PE
Informal group, small charge for visitors, membership only £30 p.a. ( and meetings are free ) or £5 attendance fee. Arrive between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m.
www.businessbiscotti.co.uk

BNI – multiple groups
Worldwide organisation with several groups in the area.
Weekly meetings, usually starting about 7.00 a.m. Annual membership fee with weekly attendance fee ( includes breakfast)
Formal meeting structure. Only one representative per business type in each group.
www.bni.co.uk

BUSINESS BAGEL – Crystal Palace
Monthly meetings – 1st Wednesday of the month
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Brown and Green Cafe, 99 Church Road, Crystal Palace SE19 2PR
http://www.businessoverbagel.co.uk

BUSINESS OVER BREAKFAST
Weekly meetings
6:55 AM to 8:30 AM – Holiday Inn – Sutton T: Mark Atkinson 07834 533583
http://www.businessoverbreakfast.co.uk

CROYDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The biggest Business Network organiser in the area. Network and other events available every month.
Annual membership fee then networking events are free. Guests may attend some events free.
Membership also gives access to some London Chamber of Commerce events
www.croydonchamber.org.uk T: 0207 556 2391 E: ssaunders.croydon@londonchamber.co.uk

CROYDON ENTERPRISE PLUS ( CEP )
An independent group of Croydon based business owners who meet on the first Thursday morning of each month to help each other and grow our businesses. Visitors welcome to attend meetings.

7.30 – 9.00 a.m, Weatherill House 23 Whitestone Way, Croydon, CR0 4WF..
£3 per meeting or £30 per year. Breakfast is optional, but there is a café on the site and they will bring breakfast to you during the meeting ( register attendance a.m. day before to book a breakfast ‘bite’ ) .
T: 020 8688 0844
E: info@croydonenterpriseplus.net
W: http://croydonenterpriseplus.net

DAMSELS IN SUCCESS
Second Friday of each month – networking and a speaker
9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at Croydon Conference Centre CR0 1RG
www.damselsinsuccess.co.uk T: Louise 07745 747663
E: louise@damselsinsuccess.co.ok

FORE Business Networking
Combining Golf and business networking. 7.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at Surrey National Golf Course
www.fore-business.com/about-us

FIRST FRIDAY ( FF )
Meeting First Friday of Every Month 12.15 – 13.45 p.m.
Venue: Weatherill House Business Centre, 23 Whitestone Way, Croydon CR0 4WF
Informal group, free to attend (arrive at 12.15) , no registration required :
For any details: tel Ian Harris 07870 568189
( parking beside Argos, free for up to 3 hours )
www.firstfriday-network.co.uk

GIVERS GAIN
Weekly Meetings. 6:45 AM to 9:15 AM – Jace Catering, 16 Stanley Park Road, Wallington SE6 0EU T: 07967555937.
Social Business Networking Over Breakfast ( £10 inc breakfast, Visitor’s first meet – free)
http://www.giversgain.uk.com

IKEA
Monthly Speed Networking meeting, unique in the area
Multiple opportunities to make new contacts
Join the IKEA Family scheme ( online ) and this event, including breakfast , is free
http://www.thebigbreakfast.org.uk/index.html

NETWORKING WITH A DIFFERENCE
Monthly informal networking event 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. ,
With business advice available on business start-up, marketing, accounting, getting on-line etc etc
Multiple opportunities to make new contacts
Venue: My Outspace Business Centre CR0 1RE
Tel: Yuliana 0208 686 2771
http://www.myoutspace.co.uk

MASTERMIND BUSINESS NETWORK
Meetings at Croydon ( Tuesdays weekly) and Bromley (weekly)
Hilton Hotel, croydon CR9 4HH
Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, BR1 4JD
7.00 – 8.30 a.m.
One representative per profession
Different levels of annual membership fees
tel: James Mercer 0203 137 8515
http://www.mastermindbn.com

OMNI LOCAL NETWORK GROUP
Meetings at Sutton ( Wednesdays bi-weekly)
Sports Village, Sutton SM1 3HH
7.30 – 9.15 a.m.
One representative per profession
Different levels of annual membership fees ( from £249 ) plus £12 meeting fee
tel: Aimon Faulkener 0208 6411 6611
http://www.onmilocal.co.uk

PURLEY BID NETWORK EVENTS
Monthly ‘open network’ meetings
New program of events to be published shortly . ( 6 Feb 2016 )