​Second Wednesday of Every Month*

(Not including school holidays)*

The Essex Golf & Country Club

Earls Colne



Event Dates

You can pay as you go or pay once for the year and get a better than early bird ticket. Buys yours here!

Exhibit at any of our events for just £25.  Would you like to sponsor this event? £75 includes a 10 minutes speaking slot, exhibitors stand, 1 ticket and business literature on every place setting and online marketing.

6th June - Cyber Security for your business - Must know info

Security breaches, fraudulent emails, viruses, malware, passwords, stolen intellectual property, ransomware may sound like jargon to the small business owner. However, do you know the importance of the right training for you and your team?
Do you understand policies, controls and how to prevent interruption to your company?
Imagine being locked out of your computers and business?
Have you done all you can to protect your business?
Do you have necessary controls in place?
Prepare today to protect your company’s future.​​​​
Straight talking, no jargon solutions from Jayne at SpritzMonkey could ensure you and your company are getting it right. Time for Q and A too.
Jayne Meek is a regular at our BWN events in Essex and a keen Insider. We are excited to expand on her time with our audiences to share the depth of their knowledge on this essential subject that so many businesses neglect.

Click here to see why Jayne is our expert

6th June Halstead and Braintree Jayne Meek

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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!

4th July - Kate Burns Masterclass to success

Join us to hear Kate Burns success stories.  

Learn how to feel strong, confident and capable in any situation.

What should you avoid?

What should you always do?

How to be yourself and achieve more.

Lisa Burns has had a massively successful career and understands the growing pressures on women in business.

Join us and ask any thing you like in this interactive session aimed at helping you achieve more. Sell more and get the results you want. Plenty of time to freely network too.

th July Braintree 2018 BWN

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Sponsor any BWN event for £100 includes 1 ticket, 1 stand, 10 minute speaking slot and free promotion across our marketing.

5th Sept - Turn Your Elevator Pitches into a Powerful Marketing Stragegy

5 styles to powerfully connect.
The big mistakes that stop people from listening to what you have to say.
The scary knock on effect that a bad elevator pitch can have on your marketing strategy.
The key words that need to factor in your promo slots.
How to turn an elevator pitch into a 10 minute talk.
How Mandie transforms someone too scared to even say their name into a confident networker delivering elevator pitches that work!
Author of Fight the fear – how to beat your negative mindset and win in life delivers a fun, interactive session. Described as one of the top UK Business and Motivational Speakers, don’t miss this!

Top tips, tools and strategies taken from Mandie's 5 star course - Learn more about this elevator pitch online course here.

5th Sept 2018 - MH Elevator Pitches Braintree halstead networking

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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!

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.

Halstead & Braintree Coordinator – Mandie Holgate


Founder of The Business Womans Network Mandie Holgate still hosts our North and West Essex events as well as being a Business 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 3 books 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 £7 (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 coach and speaker



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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