​Third Friday of Every Month*

(Not including school holidays)*

Western Homes Stadium

United Way,

Mile End,



Event Dates

19th Jan, 23rd Feb, 16th Mar, 20th April, 18th May, 15th June, 13th Jul (2nd Friday), 21st Sept, 19th Oct, 16th Nov, 14th Dec (2nd Friday)

(Big events Birthday event March, Summer event July, Christmas event November.)

Ask your coordinator about a Golden Ticket – pay once for the year, write for our blog free of charge, get a better than early bird ticket price for every event and exhibit for just £13.50. Also get a discount on sponsoring the website or an event!

Have you joined the powerful Insiders yet?

You can pay as you go or pay once for the year and get a better than early bird ticket with the Golden Ticket Contact your local coordinator to get yours

Exhibit at any of our events for just £35.  Golden Ticket price £13.50

Would you like to sponsor this event? £100 includes a 10 minutes speaking slot, exhibitors stand, 1 ticket and business literature on every place setting and online marketing prior and after the event across our social media and digital marketing too. Golden Ticket price £75.

​18th May – GDPR – Don’t panic! Long term implication and benefits to you Business and Success Focused Masterclass and Networking Event

​Threats of €20 million fines. Too much paperwork and admin to cope with. Not able to​ market to your target audiences, how can you ever see GDPR as a good thing?

Learn how it could help stream line your business, improve your strategies and introduce best practices to your business. This could be a fantastic opportunity to adopt best practices around the handling, control and security of your organisation to help you achieve more. Get this wrong and it could feel like an uphill climb, facing fines, bad publicity and even legal action.

With Robyn Banks from Advista you are in exceptional hands to make GDPR a good thing for your business!

​Sponsored by You?
An interactive masterclass focused on increasing your sales, confidence and success. Always business focused. Always fun. Always proactive and aimed at your needs. Plenty of time to free network and talk about your business too!

15th June – Successful, Effective Oompfilled SEO Masterclass and Networking Event

93% of all traffic comes from a search engine.
94% of all mobile and tablet search traffic comes from Google.

What are you doing to ensure your company is getting noticed?
In this fast paced fun masterclass learn the must have info. What is SEO? How does it apply to you? What do you need to know? What do you need to do? How could SEO help your organisation grow?

How could SEO be impacting on your sales and success.

Join us to hear Alex Seleska from Dragon Fire Marketing share top easy to action ideas to help you get noticed. In 2018, the average firm is expected to allocate 41% of their marketing budget to online, how can you make a difference to your company success with SEO
Learn why Alex is our expert here!

Proudly sponsored by NatWest picking up the phone? 

SEO masterclass June networking essex women

Sponsored by NatWest
Hear from Vicky Parnell from NatWest about how they could help you and your business to grow.

Find yourself free to attend at the last minute?

It’s fine to just turn up on the day. Bring 2 guests to an event and attend that event for FREE!
Would you like to learn more about why our network works for business, confidence, motivation and success? Read more about the structure of events and what to expect here.

Please note when booking our events that by purchasing a ticket and walking through our doors you are aware that we do take photos and short videos to enable us to further promote you and raise your brand awareness. If you wish to not be included could you advise us prior to the event and we will ensure you are not filmed or photographed.

​Colchester Coordinator – ​Mandie Holgate


Founder of The Business Womans Network Mandie Holgate still hosts our North Essex events as well as being a Coach to busy Business Owners and hosting privately funded training programmes for businesses in areas of Confidence, Achieving your goals, Creativity, Marketing & Sales, Business Growth, Public Speaking, Focus, Accountability, Leadership, Networking, Reputation, Business Communication,Time Management, Motivation & Fear of the Phone.

Mandie is also a powerful professional speaker who really gets her audiences thinking and changing their actions having spoken for national conferences and is often in the media speaking about business success as well as areas such as work life balance and serious illness and successful business.

To learn more about our Founder say “Hi” to her social media all accessible via her website www.mandieholgate.co.uk

Mandie’s second book can be ordered now on Amazon and you can join Mandie on The Insiders where you can ask any question to help increase your success. To learn more about our Founder say “Hi” on her social media all accessible via her website mandieholgate.co.uk Mandie also has courses aimed at busy business owners from just £14 (everything she does it aimed at helping you make sacks of cash, not spend it!) And you can get a discount on these too as an Insider.

Mandie likes to guarantee everyone to the BWN a warm welcome so look out for this face

Mandie Holgate corporate head shot



You can have your logo and contact information included on every page of this site with a link to your business for £375 through to the ​end of 2018! We were named as one of the top 15 resources in the UK for female entrepreneurs by 99 Designs in 2016. And our one of Small Business Saturday Top 100 businesses for 2017 (As featured in The Guardian) Would you like to get in front of our audiences?


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