G12 Bovey Tracey Business Networking

Join us on Wednesday 21st February from 9.30 am at The Dolphin Hotel in Bovey Tracey with our February Breakfast meeting.

G12 Business Networking in Devon is aiming to be the best business network you can attend, it doesn’t matter if you’re a startup, sole trader, entrepreneur or a member of a larger team, you’ll love the relaxed, informal environment.

We’ve been to the Dolphin Hotel many times and we’re in our own dedicated conference room away from the hotels’ paying guests. So for this event, we’ll have privacy and the same superb standard of service with a fabulous breakfast and bottomless tea and coffees.

As always we will be working to our meeting format that includes three guaranteed 10 min 1-2-1 conversations with people you choose – this unlocks so many great opportunities!

G12 has no membership fees and no compulsory attendance or forced referrals its just great networking and an opportunity to meet lots of other local business people. So why not come along and join this vibrant group, we’d love to meet you…

Agenda for our Dartmoor G12 Business Networking Meeting

Arrive at 9.30am

9.30 – 9.55 Open Networking & 60 seconds

9.55 – 10.10 Breakfast is served

10.10 – 10.20 completion of the 60 second round

10.30 – Our Speaker is Chris Issac who will be sharing with us how to protect your loved one’s inheritance from potential loss as a result of things like future care fees, divorce, second marriages, blended families or unmarried partnerships.

10.30 – 11.20am further networking 1-2-1 opportunity and close

This includes a fabulous cooked breakfast with a vegetarian and vegan option all with ample tea and coffee all cooked for us – what could be better than that!

We’d love to meet you at the next Glorious 12th+ meeting, we always try to keep the costs to a minimum so all members get maximum value hence why there may be a pay online price and pay on the door price which could be different. Also, any refunds will be by request only, the chances are if you’ve said that you’re coming and have paid then we will have paid for your refreshments in advance – we hope you understand.

Note: Right of admission is reserved, registering delegates will be screened to ensure the correct audience is in attendance.

Business Tips, Networking

Five suggestions for what you can do when attending your first business networking event

Here are five suggestions for what you can do when attending your first business networking event:

  1. Set Clear Goals: Determine what you hope to achieve from the networking event. It could be making a specific number of meaningful connections, learning about industry trends, or seeking potential collaboration opportunities. Having clear goals will help you stay focused and make the most of your time at the event.
  2. Be Prepared with Business Cards: Carry an ample supply of business cards to exchange with other attendees. Your business card should include essential contact information and a brief description of what you do. Hand out your cards strategically to individuals you have engaging conversations with and want to stay connected with.
  3. Engage in Active Listening: Networking is not just about talking about yourself and your business. Actively listen to others and show genuine interest in their work. Ask open-ended questions to learn more about their experiences and challenges. Listening attentively will help you establish rapport and build meaningful connections.
  4. Introduce Yourself with Confidence: Prepare a concise and compelling introduction about yourself and your business. Clearly communicate your value proposition and what sets you apart. Practice delivering your introduction in a confident and engaging manner to make a positive impression on others.
  5. Follow Up After the Event: Networking doesn’t end when the event concludes. Take the initiative to follow up with the contacts you made within a few days. Send personalized emails or connect on professional networking platforms like LinkedIn. Reference something specific from your conversation to jog their memory and express your interest in staying connected.

Remember, networking is an ongoing process, and your first event is just the beginning. The more you attend and actively engage in networking events, the more comfortable and effective you’ll become at building relationships and expanding your professional network.


Why go Business Networking

Business networking can be an effective way for professionals to meet and connect with potential clients, partners, and colleagues. Networking can help you build relationships, exchange ideas, and gain valuable insights and advice. It can also be a great way to find new business opportunities, stay informed about industry trends and developments, and stay connected with others in your field. Networking can also help you build your professional network and establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry. Overall, business networking can be a valuable tool for building and growing your business.

Business Networking can be a valuable activity for a variety of reasons. It can help you:

  1. Expand your professional connections: Networking allows you to meet new people in your industry and establish relationships that can be helpful in your career.
  2. Learn about new opportunities: Through networking, you may learn about job openings, internships, or other opportunities that may not be advertised elsewhere.
  3. Keep up with industry trends: Networking can be a good way to stay current on the latest developments in your field, including new technologies, methods, and best practices.
  4. Build your confidence: Meeting new people and engaging in professional conversations can help you build confidence in your own abilities and skills.
  5. Enhance your professional reputation: By networking and building relationships with others in your industry, you can enhance your professional reputation and credibility.

In short, networking can be a valuable way to advance your career and build connections in your industry.  To take this further you need to visit a networking event or attend one of ours, you can see our up-to-date list on our website here.

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