Here’s our list of the best networking events going on right under your nose.
There’s nothing like networking to meet new clients, find collaborators and have a general nosey at what everyone else is up to. We’ve collected together the events that we’ve tried, tested, and gained the most value from. In no particular order, here 5 of the best networking events in Liverpool in 2018.
SMM is a regular and inclusive event for those from and wanting to make connections in Liverpool. There are different speakers and fresh faces each time, making it a friendly and stimulating environment. Our #FemaleFounder Ruth Hartnoll spoke at the last SMM, and attends the event frequently. We think it’s a great opportunity to connect with other SMEs within the city, and to get an insight into how business is developing in Liverpool.
A meetup for people who use Social Media for personal and professional use; bringing together the enthusiasts, the executives, the influencers, the managers, the power users and those looking to learn.
Next event: Thursday 26th July, 18:00, 12 Tithebarn Street.
Ideal for: Anyone with an interest in social media, whether you’re a newbie or a pro.
Be sure to follow @Social_Meetup on twitter, and watch out for the launch of their new website.
With five lunches per year for professional women working within the City Region, LLN provides an easy-to-access and friendly environment for business relationships to thrive. There is no membership fee and you only pay for the events that you attend, making it extremely convenient for small businesses. The guest speakers are local women, making each event completely relevant to Liverpool itself.
Our purpose is to provide a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment where like-minded women can meet new contacts, build new relationships and develop new business within Merseyside.
Next event: Thursday 20th September, 12:00.
Price: Subject to change
Ideal for: Professional women from both large and small companies
LLN September Lunch is their next upcoming event. Be sure to follow them on @LLNwork for updates!
3) Baltic Breakfast club
This is a new and exciting event hosted by Baltic Triangle Area CIC aimed at small businesses within the city, as well as others looking to connect with them. The event only lasts for two hours, with an opportunity for networking. It includes a 60-second pitch which gives attendees the chance to pitch their business and seek out connections, making it super fun and inclusive for everyone involved.
This new quarterly gathering will rotate between the neighbourhoods fine selection of independent cafes and venues, with the second event hosted by Fodder Canteen. Just bring along an open mind, a smiley face and your business cards of course!
Next event: Tuesday 17th July, 09:00, Fodder Canteen, 67-83 Norfolk St, Liverpool. Check out the event for more information!
Price: Varies per event
Ideal for: Creatives and small businesses
We love the Liverpool Girl Geeks events, not only is the room jam-packed with brilliant #womenintech, it’s also a fabulous place to meet fellow small business owners and have a catch-up. There are a variety of events aimed at either professionals or students, including anyone with an interest in the conversation surrounding gender and tech.
Next event: TBA after the summer
Price: Varies, tend to be free
Ideal for: People working in tech or digital and small business owners
Be sure to follow them on @lpoolgirlgeeks for updates!
Having only just held their launch night on Thursday 5th July, Ladies, Wine & Design Liverpool is set to be a monthly event. We love nothing more than events aiming to empower women, and we’re super excited for LWD to announce their next one. Gracie did a great job organising and hosting the last event so it’s set to be a regular one in our calendars – see you there designers!
Next event: TBA – keep you eyes peeled on their Twitter.
Ideal for: Creatives and those looking for collaborators
A monthly meetup empowering and connecting female creatives in Liverpool.
Make sure you follow @LWDliverpool on Twitter to keep an eye on upcoming events!