Networking Diary: February events

Feb 05, 2007

BREAKFAST

City Breakfast Club
Monthly networking breakfast.
Speaker: Tony Palgrave (pictured), chairman of Destination MK.
By sponsors’ invitation or visit www.citybreakfastclub.co.uk
Novotel MK, Linford Wood
February 8, 7.45am-9am

Bucks-Fizz
Networking and business referral group. Speaker: Karen Moule.
Price: £8.50. Contact: Ann Taylor on 01296 771117, e-mail breakfast@bucks-fizz.biz or visit www.bucks-fizz.biz
Tanlaw Mill building,
University of Buckingham
February 13, 7am

Midsummer Breakfast Club
Speaker: Tony Palgrave, chairman of Destination MK.
Price: £12. Contact: Sue De Fraine on Milton Keynes 687800 or visit www.midsummerbreakfastclub.co.uk.
Jury’s Inn, Central Milton Keynes
February 22, 7.45am

Bucks-Fizz
Networking and business referral group. Speaker: Kiren Powell. Subject: The Best of Buckingham.
Price: £8.50. Contact: Ann Taylor on 01296 771117, e-mail breakfast@bucks-fizz.biz or visit www.bucks-fizz.biz
Tanlaw Mill building,
University of Buckingham
February 27, 7am

Business Network International
Visitors welcome. Price: £10 per person.
Contact: Angela Rhodes on Milton Keynes 230969 or e-mail angela@crispinrhodes.co.uk
Harben House, Newport Pagnell
Every Tuesday, 7am-8.30am

Business Breakfast MK – Tuesday Group
Independent business breakfast networking group.
Price: £10. Contact Roy Palmer via e-mail at contact@artofperformance.co.uk
David Lloyd Centre, Newlands, Milton Keynes
Every Tuesday, 7.15am-9am

Business Network International
Visitors welcome. Price: £10 per person.
Contact: Judi Whiting on 0845 226 2998 or e-mail bni@amoreden.co.uk
Bell Hotel, Winslow
Every Wednesday, 7am-8.30am

Grapevine
Friendly networking and business referral group.
Price: £8. Booking essential. Contact: Trisha Page at e-mail trisha@ag-gifts.co.uk or Ray Ambrose at e-mail ray,ambrose@randacreative.com
David Lloyd Leisure, Newlands
Every Thursday, 7am-8.30am

Business Network International
Visitors welcome. Price: £10 per person.
Contact: Judi Whiting on 0845 226 2998 or e-mail bni@amoreden.co.uk
Campanile Milton Keynes, Fenny Stratford
Every Thursday, 7am-8.30am

Business Network International
Visitors welcome. Price: £10 per person.
Contact: Judi Whiting on 0845 226 2998 or e-mail bni@amoreden.co.uk
David Lloyd Leisure, Newlands
Every Friday, 7am-8.30am

Business Breakfast MK – Friday Group
Independent business breakfast networking group.
Price: £10. Contact Beth Baker via e-mail at cbeth.baker@adstockweb.com
Novotel MK, Linford Wood
Every Friday, 7.15am-9am

LUNCH

First Tuesday Lunch Club
Hosted by Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors. By invitation only.
Price: £12.50. Contact: Tasin Akhtar on Milton Keynes 689361 or e-mail takhtar@geoffreyleaver.com
Taipan Oriental Restaurant,
Theatre District, Central Milton Keynes
February 6, 12.30pm-2pm

Stony Stratford Business Association
Networking lunch.
Contact: Eileen Sparrow on 07765 400071
or e-mail eileen.sparrow@btinternet.com
The Crown, Stony Stratford
February 13, 12.30pm-2pm

Women In Business Network
Networking lunch organised by WIBN’s Central & South Milton Keynes branch.
Price: £18. Contact: 0845 004 9426 or visit www.wibn.co.uk
Wavendon Golf Centre
February 15, noon-2pm

Women In Business Network
Networking lunch organised by WIBN’s North Milton Keynes branch.
Price: £18. Contact: 0845 004 9426 or visit www.wibn.co.uk
Kingfisher Golf & Country Club
February 20, noon-2pm

Buckingham Business Club
Networking lunch. Speaker: Sue Bromfield, of Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce.
Contact: Susan Renshell on 01296 715105 or e-mail suerenbbc@btinternet.com
Villiers Hotel, Buckingham
February 22, 12.30pm-2pm

Milton Keynes Sporting Lunch Club
Speaker: Dave Bassett, former manager of Wimbledon FC.
Contact: Sally Fennemore on Milton Keynes 586326.
Jury’s Inn, Central Milton Keynes
February 23, 12.30pm-2pm

Women In Enterprise
Networking lunch.
Price: £16 WE members, £21 non-members. Book on-line at www.womeninenterprise.co.uk
L & K, Theatre District, Central Milton Keynes
February 28, noon-2.30pm

EVENING

Meet the FSB
Organised by the Federation of Small Businesses North Bucks branch.
A networking opportunity to find out about what the FSB is doing for businesses.
Free event.
Contact: Sue Day on 0118 961 5444 or e-mail sueday@ntlworld.com
National Badminton Centre,
Loughton Lodge, Milton Keynes
February 7, 6pm

MK PA NET
Networking group for the PAs of Milton Keynes.
Contact: Helen Horwood via e-mail to helen.horwood@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mkpanet.org.uk
Ramada Encore, Central Milton Keynes
February 22, time tbc

EXHIBITION

Chamber Business Exhibition
Organised by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Business Link. Around 60 exhibitors and more than 150 visiting companies.
Price: £150 + VAT Chamber members only. Includes display area, table, electrical supply and lunch.
Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
National Hockey Stadium, Milton Keynes
February 16,11am-3pm

ROTARY CLUBS & ROTARACT

Milton Keynes Rotaract Club
Dynamic networking organisation for those aged between 18 and 30, offering a range of social, international, vocational and community events. New members welcome.
Contact: Richard on 07855 342987 or Wendy on 07974 821370 or visit
www.rotaract.org.uk/miltonkeynes
Bancroft Park
contact above for details
1st & 3rd Monday of every month, 8.15pm

Brickhills Rotary Club
A new style Rotary Club which meets twice a month, on the first Sunday of the month at Little Brickhhill Community Centre to discuss the business of the club and on the third Sunday at the Old Green Man, Little Brickhill, for a pub night.
Our members are both men and women, with an average age of 38.
Contact: Elizabeth Howell on 07913 864669, e-mail publicity@brickhillsrotary.co.uk
or visit www.brickhillsrotary.co.uk.

Rotary Club of Bletchley
Rotary Club of Bletchley is a very friendly organisation which next year celebrates its 50th anniversary of local and international fund-raising projects and events. The club is always looking for new members who are interested in helping their community while at the same time not only enjoying the company of many like-minded people but also widening their social circle.
Contact: Tom Stocks on Milton Keynes 584611 or John Davidson on 01296 720422.
Macdonald Parkside Hotel,
Woughton-on-the-Green
Every Monday, 12.45pm-2pm

Rotary Club of Milton Keynes
Rotary Club of Milton Keynes organises popular events like the Swimathon, our major fund-raising event, the Kids Out Day for disadvantaged children, mock interviews for young people and the Rotary Technology Tournament.
Networking at weekly lunch meetings on Mondays from 1pm to 2 pm.
Contact: Membership services committee member Carola Holz at carola.holz@xpatrium.co.uk or visit www.rotary-milton-keynes.org
Wavendon Golf Centre
Every Monday, 1pm-2pm

Rotary Club of Milton Keynes Grand Union
Start every Thursday with a smile. That is the approach and attitude of the only Rotary breakfast club in Milton Keynes. Interesting speakers, fund-raising activities, helping others in the community and social events are what we thrive on. Come and visit or join us. Our prompt 8.30am finish feeds you into the rest of your day.
Contact: Jim Donovan on Milton Keynes 618777 (home) or 360808 (business) or email
jim.donovan@waysidegroup.co.uk or Patricia White on Milton Keynes 371308 (home) or 648284 (business) or email pw@spaceff.com or visit www.mkgu-rotary.org.uk
The Beale Suite, Open University
Milton Keynes (use Church car park)
Every Thursday, 7.15am for 7.30 – 8.30am

Rotary Club of Newport Pagnell
Our Rotary Club is renowned for its friendliness and is constantly seeking new and enthusiastic members to join our fund-raising and social activities. We welcome male and female members and invite anyone interested to come along and dine with us to find out what Rotary is all about.
Contact: Neil Beeton on Milton Keynes 617735 or e-mail neil.dor@beeton01.freeserve.co.uk or David Dibley on 01234 391743/ e-mail david@odenvale.freeserve.co.uk
Swan Revived Hotel, Newport Pagnell
Every Wednesday, 7.15pm for 7.30pm

Rotary Club of Wolverton and Stony Stratford
Give a bit back to the community and have a lot of fun doing it. Local and international fund-raising projects and events. Relaxed friendly atmosphere. Open to men and women with enough spare time for a few dinner meetings each month and who want to make new friends and contacts. Come along as a guest and check us out.
Contact: Chris Byard on Milton Keynes 263040, e-mail chris.byard@mkcollege.ac.uk or visit www.wolvertonrotary.freeserve.co.uk
The Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford
Every Tuesday, 6pm for 6.15pm

SEMINAR

Employment Law Update
Hosted by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce’s HR Solutions team.
Updates on the Employment Equality (Age) regulations and changes to the Work and Family Bill.
Free event. Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Chamber offices, 599 Avebury Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
February 6, 9am-11am

The WEEE Directive
Hosted by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker: George Bailey / Jeremy Hay, from the Environment Agency; Bill Burton, of electronics company Briton EMS.
Subject: The implications of the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment Directive, which takes effect on July 1. The regulations will affect retailers and any business whcih manufactures, rebrands and sells, or imports new electronic and electrical equipment.
Free event.
Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Chamber offices, 599 Avebury Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
February 7, 7.30am-9.30am

JCT 2005: What has changed and what you should change
Hosted by Howes Percival Solicitors.
Subject: The seminar will address the key changes from the 1998 suite and recommended amendments. Aimed at anyone dealing with JCT contracts, including developer-employers, contractors and sub-contractors, professional team members and those financing projects.
Free event. Contact: Emma Mainwaring on Milton Keynes 672682 or e-mail
emma.mainwaring@howespercival.com
Novotel MK, Linford Wood
February 7, 8am-9.30am

Networking Skills Masterclass
Organised by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce.
Speakers: Robert Clay, of DSP Solutions UK, and Andy Lopata, of BRE Networking.
Price: £50 + VAT Chamber members, £75 + VAT non-members.
Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Chamber offices, 599 Avebury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes
February 21, 9am-5pm

SPECIAL INTEREST

North Bucks Speakers
Fortnightly meetings aimed at developing public speaking and leadership skills
Contact: Brian Bollen on Milton Keynes 234952 or e-mail brianbollen@mac.com
The Well Community Centre, Willen
February 1 & 15, 7.15pm

Milton Keynes Entrepreneur Network
Monthy networking meeting, organised by Adstock Web and Software Services.
Price: £6. Contact: Beth Baker, of Adstock Web and Software Services on Milton Keynes 306003 or visit www.entrepreneur.adstockweb.com.
Exchange House, Central Milton Keynes
February 6, 12.30pm-2pm

Eldergate Toastmasters
Fortnightly meetings aimed at developing public speaking and leadership skills.
Contact: Brian Bollen on Milton Keynes 234952 or e-mail brianbollen@mac.com
Herons Lodge Guide Centre, Loughton
February 12 & 26, 5.30pm

Construction Network
Meets on the last Friday of the month.
Contact: Bill Wright, of Mainland Construction. Tel: 01536 412033.
Cricket pavilion, Middleton
February 23, 12.30pm

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