Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll understand the value of networking not only for business but to increase the scope of your professional relationships. And let’s face it; it’s not exactly the worst thing in the world to head along to an event with like-minded peers and likely, a tonne of free booze. That said, it’s important that you choose the right networking event for you and your industry. So to help you folks up your networking game this summer, we’ve found the best events across the UK, from construction to tech.
Transforming Designer Fashion with Immersive Technologies
When? 14th June, 6-9pm
Where? Digital Catapult Centre, 101 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA
If you’re a VR/AR geek and involved in immersive technologies, this event will be well up your street. Discussing its impact on the fashion industry including production, showcasing and retail, you’ll learn about upcoming tech, funding opportunities and of course get the chance to network to some of the top dogs in the industry.
When? May 24th, 5.30-8.30pm
Where? Mott MacDonald, 10 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RB
Work with environmental and sustainability projects? This networking event will be great for all professional women and will see some international names in the industry give talks on new insights, strategies and upcoming opportunities.
Financial Sector London Networking Event 2018
When? June 27th, 630-930pm
Where? The Thomson Reuters Building, 30 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EP
Been dying to head to a networking event FULL of fellow finance experts? We thought so! Tailored to Lancaster University alumni this event will discuss every stage of the sector and how to make the most of your experience and skills to seize valuable roles.
When? 21st-22nd June
Where? Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH
Whether you’re in construction, architecture or design, this diverse networking event will allow you to interact directly with a myriad of businesses leading the way in your industry. Book a stand to get the opportunity to showcase your business and discuss the future of the build environment.
CIH Housing 2018
When? 26th-28th June
Where? Manchester Central
One of Europe’s largest gatherings of housing professionals, this networking event will allow you to do business with 300 suppliers, gain knowledge and explore upcoming trends and changes in the industry. PLUS, there’ll be seminars and talks and 11,000 attendees!
Glasgow Business Breakfast Connections
When? 5th June, 8-10am
Where? Chaophraya & Palm Sugar Lounge, Glasgow, G1 2LL
What’s better than delicious complementary Thai food and a mean networking event? Breakfast Connections is a fantastic way to get to know other local businesses and find the best ways to collaborate. Including guest speaker Dr. Stewart White.
Any other events that we’ve missed that need a shout-out? Chat to us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If you’re keen to discuss business opportunities with us, from consultancy to development, give us a bell on 0141 212 5130.