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Your comprehensive guide to the virtual networking meetings taking place across Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and North Buckinghamshire by month, by day.

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Trading with the EU has become far more complex. Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce has secured funding to ensure Bedfordshire businesses have the tools to keep business moving in a post EU-Britain. Workshops running throughout March. Full details here.

Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce is running a series of workshops discussing the post-Brexit trade regulations and procedures in March and -April. Full details here.

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MARCH

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VIRTUAL NETWORKING: MILTON KEYNES

10.30am-11.15am Meet and expand your network with other business owners and share information. Hosted by Yvette Lamidey. Open to all businesses. Free event. For more details and to book, email Karen.thompson@fsb.org.uk or visit www.fsb.org.uk

BUCKINGHAM 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Anna Atkins-Carter on 07540 097 776 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

LUTON 12 noon-2pm Virtual networking lunch. Contact: Louise Yexley on 07989 020 647 / 01462 757044 or email louise.yexley@wibn.co.uk

THE FUTURE OF UK/EU TRADE RELATIONS: BUILDING ON THE DEAL

2.30pm How the trading relationship might change over time. Discussion chaired by James Martin, director of policy at the British Chambers of Commerce. Speakers: Adam Marshall, director general, British Chambers of Commerce; Suren Thiru, head of economics, British Chambers of Commerce; Charles Grant, director, Centre for European Reform. Register here.

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8.15am-9.30am Speaker: Richard Fuller, MP for North East Bedfordshire, discusses his thoughts on the 2021 Budget. Meeting via Zoom. To book, email kransby@woodfines.co.uk or visit www.bedfordbreakfastclub.co.uk.

STONY STRATFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Anna Atkins-Carter on 07540 097 776 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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7.30am-9am Milton Keynes branch breakfast networking event. Register here.

CONNECT OVER COFFEE

10am-11.15am Informal networking in a virtual room with other local businesses. Bring your own coffee. Register here.

GET GOING IN 2021: TOOLS TO REVISE YOUR BUSINESS FOCUS

11am-12 noon How to revise your product portfolio and target markets and develop a focused strategy and business model. Speaker: Linda Beal, director of product management services business UPMS and a SEMLEP Ambassador. Register here.

WOBURN-SALFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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CAPPUCCINO CONNECTIONS: BEDFORDSHIRE & St Albans 10am-12 noon International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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LEADING THE ENERGY REVOLUTION: INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY IN THE ARC

10am A webinar to showcase the energy innovations, pilots and approaches across the Arc as well as highlighting challenges and opportunities that a global energy revolution presents to the area. Register here.

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP IN TIMES OF CRISIS

11am-11.30am Webinar hosted by Tim Guest, business growth and leadership mentor. The session will cover the types of leadership, the challenges and opportunities leaders face, communication strategies and advice on self-development. Free event. Register here.

BEDFORDSHIRE VIRTUAL GROUP 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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8am-10am Breakfast networking event with ’10 Minute Tipper’ speaker . Free event for members, non-members £5. Register here.

WIND DOWN NETWORKING

3pm-4pm Informal networking hosted with fellow Chamber members. Register here.

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WILLEN HOSPICE BUSINESS CLUB

1pm-2.30pm Virtual meeting. Speaker tbc.
Contact: 01908 303074, e-mail corporate@willen-hospice.org.uk
or visit www.willen-hospice.org.uk/get-involved.

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12 noon-2pm Virtual networking lunch. Register here.

APRIL

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BEDFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Alexandra Willingale on 07818 139571 or email alexandra.willingale@wibn.co.uk.

SANDY & BIGGLESWADE 12 noon-2pm Virtual networking lunch. Contact: Louise Yexley on 07989 020 647 / 01462 757044 or email louise.yexley@wibn.co.uk

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MILTON KEYNES 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Anna Atkins-Carter on 07540 097 776 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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8am-10am Breakfast networking event with ’10 Minute Tipper’ speaker . Free event for members, non-members £5. Register here.

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LUTON 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

AMPTHILL & FLITWICK 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Alexandra Willingale on 07818 139571 or email alexandra.willingale@wibn.co.uk.

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BEDFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

LEIGHTON BUZZARD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Alexandra Willingale on 07818 139571 or email alexandra.willingale@wibn.co.uk.

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7.30am-9am Milton Keynes branch breakfast networking event. Register here.

WOBURN-SALFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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CAPPUCCINO CONNECTIONS: BEDFORDSHIRE & St Albans 10am-12 noon International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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VIRTUAL NETWORKING: MILTON KEYNES

10.30am-11.15am Meet and expand your network with other business owners and share information. Hosted by Yvette Lamidey. Open to all businesses. Free event. For more details and to book, email Karen.thompson@fsb.org.uk or visit www.fsb.org.uk

BUCKINGHAM 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Anna Atkins-Carter on 07540 097 776 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

LUTON 12 noon-2pm Virtual networking lunch. Contact: Louise Yexley on 07989 020 647 / 01462 757044 or email louise.yexley@wibn.co.uk

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8.15am-9.30am Speaker TBC. Meeting via Zoom. To book, email kransby@woodfines.co.uk or visit www.bedfordbreakfastclub.co.uk.

NORTH BUCKS VIRTUAL NETWORKING

10am-11am Networking for FSB members and non-members, hosted by business owner and FSB member Justin Charlton-Jones. Register here.

STONY STRATFORD 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Anna Atkins-Carter on 07540 097 776 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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8am-10am Breakfast networking event with ’10 Minute Tipper’ speaker . Free event for members, non-members £5. Register here.

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LAUNCH: BEDFORDSHIRE VIRTUAL GROUP 12 noon-2pm  International networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs. Contact: Kate Cherry on 07909 675 333 or visit www.theathenanetwork.com.

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12 noon-2pm Virtual networking lunch. Register here.

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MONTHLY CONNECTIONS…

Online meetings, members only. Contact: www.bucks-fizz.biz

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Twitter chats (10am-11am) replace regular events. For details, www.facebook.com/bizbuzzhq or @BizBuzzHQ Contact: https://www.business-buzz.org

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MILTON KEYNES

Weekly 10am Video meetings for business professionals with speaker. Free online membership. Click here.

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For details of Cranfield Eagle Lab’s virtual events calendar, click here.

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Tuesdays 7am: Virtual networking breakfast meetings. Free for visitors. To register, click here.

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Wednesdays 9.30am-11am: COFFEE WITH FRIENDS. Networking with speaker. Free event. Contact: email yvonne@fennybreakfastclub.co.uk.

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Wednesdays 6pm-6.30pm FOR MEN TO TALK A chance for men suffering with anxiety, depression and/or grief to talk with other fellow sufferers. For more information, click here.

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12.30pm-2.30pm: FIRST TUESDAY CLUB Taipan Restaurant, 12th Street, Central Milton Keynes Networking lunch. Price: £17.50. For 2021 meeting details, click here.

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A series of pre-recorded webinars. Click here for IoD South events for Milton Keynes. Click here for IoD East of England events for Bedfordshire

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