Building Business Networks

Host: University of Derby

Location: Matlock TBC

Cost: FREE


Tuesday, 28th June 2022 at 9:00am - 11:00am

The Derbyshire Accelerator is one strand of the East Midlands Accelerator Programme. East Midlands Chamber are leading the programme, with other partners in Derbyshire including the University of Derby, Derbyshire County Council, Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire and The Food and Drink Forum. The project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.


About the workshop

This workshop is all about getting connected and staying connected. In business, though it’s sometimes daunting, networking is everything – a strong network is your bread and butter. That’s why it’s so important to nurture this from an early stage and build a network that will serve you and your work. This workshop will take you through the different types of networking, provide some vital advice for leveraging your connections, prepare you for real networking scenarios and even give you an opportunity to network with other delegates.

This workshop will cover the following areas:

  • Why networking is so important in business
  • Different types of networking, including in person and virtual
  • How to beat the nerves and awkwardness and get to know people comfortably
  • How to nurture your own network long term, for profitability
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