North Bucks networking: March

Feb 28, 2007

BREAKFAST

CITY BREAKFAST CLUB
Monthly networking breakfast.
By sponsors’ invitation or visit www.citybreakfastclub.co.uk
Novotel MK, Linford Wood
March 7, 7.45am-9am

BUCKS-FIZZ
Networking and business referral group.
Speaker: Tony Fusco, of Fusco Associates.
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
March 13, 7am

BUCKS-FIZZ
Networking and business referral group.
Speaker: Nich Haine, of Aitch Em.
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
March 27, 7am

MIDSUMMER BREAKFAST CLUB
Speaker: Representative of the Milton Keynes NSPCC Partnership.
Subject: Milton Keynes and the NSPCC.
Price: £12. Contact: Sue De Fraine on Milton Keynes 687800 or visit
www.midsummerbreakfastclub.co.uk.
Jury’s Inn, Central Milton Keynes
March 29, 7.45am

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 judi@bni.gb.com
Wavendon Golf Centre
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
March 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
March 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
March 15, noon-2pm

BUSINESS LUNCHEON
Organised by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Business & Technology Network.
Speaker: Lawrence Hunt (pictured), chief executive officer of airline Silverjet, which now flies daily between London Luton Airport and New York’s Newark airport.
Price: £25 + VAT, Chamber members only. Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes
March 15, 1pm-2.30pm

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
March 20, noon-2pm

WOMEN IN ENTERPRISE
Networking lunch.
Price: £17 WE members, £22 non-members.
Book on-line at www.womeninenterprise.co.uk
The Bridge, Fenny Stratford
March 28, noon-2.30pm

LUNCHTIME RECEPTION
Networking lunch hosted by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce and aimed at new and prospective Chamber members.
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, Avebury Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
March 28, 12.30pm-2pm

BUCKINGHAM BUSINESS CLUB
Networking lunch. Speaker: Greg Lomax, managing director of Aylesbury Vale Advantage.
Contact: Susan Renshell on 01296 715105 or e-mail suerenbbc@btinternet.com
Chengdu Restaurant, Buckingham
March 29, 12.30pm-2pm

EVENING

NETWORKING DINNER
Organised by the North Bucks branch of the Federation of Small Businesses.
Speaker: Ed Stivala.
Price: £22. Contact: Liz Potter on 0845 310 1219 or e-mail liz@primetimeeventsltd.co.uk
Courtyard by Marriott, Milton Keynes
March 20, 7pm for 7.30pm

CHARITY

MK SNAP FUND-RAISING DINNER
In aid of MK SNAP. Speaker: Henry Blofeld.
Tickets: £57.50 per head.
Contact: Sally Fennemore on Milton Keynes 586326 or e-mail sally.fennemore@mksnap.org
Woburn Golf & Country Club
March 15, 7pm

SEMINAR

PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM COMPUTER CRIME
Organised by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Business & Technology Network.
Speaker: Andrew Sheldon (pictured), of digital forensic consultancy Evidence Talks.
Free event for Chamber members, non-members £20 + VAT. 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
March 1, 6pm-8pm

SPARC MILTON KEYNES
Speaker: John Naughton, Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology at the Open University. Subject: Total networked society.
Price: SPARC members £15; non-members £25; those working in professional organisations £50. Price includes refreshments and finger buffet.
Contact: Mike Graham via e-mail at
mike.graham@emberton-dale.com
Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Walton, Milton Keynes
March 12, 4pm-7pm

EXPLORE YOUR OVERSEAS POTENTIAL
International trade seminar organised by UK Trade & Investment as part of International Month.
Includes workshops on up to six subjects important in overseas trade; an Overseas Business exhibition and networking opportunities.
Price: £20 + VAT. Contact: UKTI South East events team on 08454 586400, e-mail events@uktisoutheast.com or visit www.uktisoutheast.com.
Bletchley Park
March 13, 7.45am-3pm

BUILDING FOR YOUR EXIT
Presented by Clydesdale Bank, Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors and Avocet Investments in partnership with Business Link.
Presenters: Roger Bibby, of Avocet Investments; Tim Roberts and Troy Warner, of Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors; Nick Newton, of Clydesdale Bank.
Subject: Factors to consider if you are planning to sell withint the next five years.
Free event. To book a place, contact Tasin Akhtar on Milton Keynes 689361 or e-mail
takhtar@geoffreyleaver.com
Clydesdale Bank, Midsummer Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
March 20, 7.30am-9.45am

EMPLOYING FOREIGN NATIONALS
Hosted by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce and led by the Chamber’s Human Resource Solutions department, this seminarr provides a basic guide to the complexities involved in employing workers from overseas.
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, Avebury Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
March 20, 8.45am-11am

THE UK PATENT OFFICE
Organised by Business Link and presented by the UK Patent Office. Subject: How to exploit and maximise the value of intellectual property.
Free event. Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Best Western Buckingham Hotel, Buckingham
March 26, 1.30pm-4.45pm

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION
Seminar hosted by the e-MK Partnership.
Subject; How internet search engines decide who receives top spot and how to make your website search engine friendly. Plus how to apply for a range of broadband grants available through the e-MK Partnership.
To book a place telephone Business Link Solutions on 01844 210430, e-mail events@businesslinksolutions.co.uk.co.uk or visit www.businesslinksolutions.co.uk
The Energy Room, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes
March 27, 6pm-8pm

TAX PLANNING FOR SMEs AND THEIR OWNERS
Sponsor: Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants
Hosted by Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Legal & Financial Network.
Speaker: Robert Jamieson, partner at Mercer & Hole and past president of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Subject: The current taxation situation with regard to running your own business.
Free event for Chamber members. non-members: £20 inc. VAT. Contact: Beverley Berrill on Milton Keynes 259013, e-mail beverley.berrill@mk-chamber.co.uk or visit www.mk-chamber.co.uk
Chamber offices, Avebury Boulevard,
Central Milton Keynes
March 27, 6pm-8pm

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
March 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
March 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
March 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
March 30, 12.30pm

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