First Wednesday of Every Month*

(Not including school holidays)*


West Street Vineyard

West Street,

Coggeshall,

Colchester

CO6 1NB

vineyard west street coggeshall

Event Dates


23rd January, 6th February, 6th March, 3rd April, 1st May, 5th June, 3rd July, 4th September, 2nd October, 6th November 4th December


You can pay as you go or pay once to the end of 2019 a special Golden Ticket starting from just £85! Early bird tickets available and if you bring 2 friends then you attend for free. Learn more about a Golden Ticket here


Exhibit at any of our events for just £35 and that includes 1 ticket.  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 promoted across our The BWN marketing. (Golden Ticket price £75.)


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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.


23rd Jan - Presentation Skills - How to get every audience loving you and wanting more!

Do you hate public speaking?

Do you feel like you never get your message across?

Do you turn down speaking opportunities?

Do you feel like your boring the audience?

Even the most polished presenter needs to up their game and learn new skills - this is not to be missed!


Learn the top tips and skills to ensure every audience loves what you have to say and want to learn more.


Learn the top mistakes that turns an audience off.


Learn how you alienate your audience and how to win them over.

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23rd Jan Braintree BWN Powerful presentations

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!

6th Feb - How to get your blog read, loved and selling for you Masterclass & Networking

Do you lack creativity to write blogs?

Do you write blog articles and discover no one ever reads them?

Do you write content and think it's doing nothing for you?

This masterclass could change the results you get when blogging for business!

Learn what blogging should deliver to your business, What to blog about
Key elements to success, How to format your blogs, The power of the right images, how to share your blogs so people connect, love your business and buy!
Plenty of time to freely network too. Get a massage from exhibitors
Therapia, talk images with exhibitor Jayne Lloyd and meet lots of like minded business owners!

6th Feb - Alex Dragonfire blogging for business braintree bwn newtworking

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

6th March - Branding Masterclass and networking

What damages your ability to connect, build rapport & ensure sales? 

How can you ensure you're connecting powerfully with your target audiences?

What damages your brand and ability to make the sales?

Learn the branding errors that businesses make and how to avoid them. Learn how to create a powerful brand. Branding is the power to help you find your audiences and make the sales. To find your audiences you need to showcase your values, ethos and why your products and services are right for those audiences. How can you ensure you do this easily?

Learn the principles of branding that you can apply to your company to create a strong brand and the impact it can have. Esther Feltham lecturers at the leading University on Branding so this is an exceptional opportunity!

You can't afford to miss this event!

6th Mar - Branding Magic Braintree BWN Networking

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

3rd April - Google Juice! Masterclass and networking

Can your business really get to page 1 of Google?

In this lively fun interactive session learn;

  • The method that got 1 business 50,000 visitors in just 48 hours
  • The strategy that gained 1 business £2000 worth of sales in 2 days!
  • Why you need to change what you do to get your website seen.
  • How AI relates to what you should be sharing and rewards those displaying what it sees as “naturally occurring patterns”, with a better ranking, leading to more sales.
  • What SEO really is, without the technical jargon and how it relates to your business success.
  • Learn the top strategies the Fortune 500 companies use that apply to your business too!

Louisa Goldstone Smith has created multiple award-winning companies and knows how to get a company seen and loved online, with clients around the world across all sectors – this is not to be missed!

  • Connecting the dots is a method that got 1 business 50,000 visitors in just 48 hours and another £2000 worth of business in 2 days!

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1 year of networking Golden Ticket Suffolk Norfolk Essex

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Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

1st May - ISO Certification & your business – Even if you don’t get certified; Essential ideas for your business! Networking

ISO Certification sounds expensive, hard work and not worth effort to a small business.

However if you explore & utilise some of the ideas and principles it could work powerfully (even for a sole trader!);

  • Learn how to increase efficiency.
  • Save money.
  • Take the guess work out of new opportunities – is it really as good as it seems?
  • Improve customer satisfaction.
  • Improve standards.
  • Got big goals, ambitions and plans? ISO ideas can help your business grow – fast!

Kathryn Ebdon has a dazzling career from Explosives to small businesses helping them get the benefits from big ideas that really work. You won’t want to miss this.

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1st May 2019 - ISO and small business Braintree BWN networking essex

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

5th June - Buy Local - How to enhance the power of getting people to buy local Masterclass and Networking

Everyone knows they should buy local, but how can that knowledge be powerful for your businesses profit and sales?

Penny Wilby from The Best of Sudbury spends her life supporting local businesses and enabling them to utilise the power of buying local;

  • Learn how it can be good for business.
  • What you need to be saying (and doing).
  • What scares people about buy local campaigns and how to fix it.
  • How to ensure you stand out from your competitors.
  • And the further benefits you’ve never even considered!

We love our speakers, but we REALLY love Penny Wilby from The Best of Sudbury. A massive ambassador for small business success, we can't wait for you to hear Penny speak. It will be lively, fun, interactive, thought provoking and packed with great ideas for your business. You can't miss it!

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5th June - Penny - buy local power coggeshall networking

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

3rd July - Nicole Johnstone - How to write your book - yes you can! Masterclass and Networking

A real treat for you!

Nicole Johnstone has written professionally for UK and Australian government officials, companies and the third sector, providing powerful content, blogs, articles and reports for businesses and charities. An expert at public affairs and communications advice, her work includes working with the UN. WHO, Gates Foundation and the World Bank and now us!

 Learn how to:

  • You can find the time and space to make it happen.
  • To decide which book to write first, plan it and just get it done.
  • To set goals, achieve them and deal with the dreaded writer’s block if it shows up!

Nicole is also a ghostwriter and inspires and teaches aspiring writers in her Writing Tribe too. Nicole is a giver.

 And we can’t wait for you to love her too!

3rd July Nicole Johnstone Coggeshall BWN Networking Essex

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

4th Sept - John Cockburn Evans Masterclass and Networking


Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

2nd Oct - How To Create An Epic Marketing Plan & Networking

If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Benjamin Franklin.

Small business owners have to keep a lot of plates spinning and often their marketing can be reactive rather than pro-active, but having a consistent and effective marketing plan helps take EVERY business to the next level.

  • Learn why having a plan is so important.
  • How knowing your business inside out helps create a marketing plan you are passionate about.
  • Discover the key elements of putting an effective and easy-to-implement marketing plan together.
  • Learn how to be consistent with your marketing.

With a proven track record in the Public Relations industry and as owner of Iconic PR Rebecca Thornton understands how to create a marketing strategy that will get you noticed. Even when time and money are tight commodities. We can’t wait for you to hear Rebecca’s ideas!

Coggeshall networking and business growth marketing rebecca thornton

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

6th Nov - How to create content that connects and sells Masterclass &  Networking

As many as 88% of businesses use content marketing as part of their marketing strategy. Your marketing strategy will be nothing without getting this right!

  • 88% of business owners know the benefits of content marketing – but are you getting it right?
  • How do you become more efficient and create shareable content in less time?
  • Learn the free online copywriting and marketing tools, which will enable you to generate and publish content which helps you to connect, create leads and sell more!
In this interactive session packed with plenty of useful tips and takeaways (even for beginners), Emma Plummer, Director of On Point Content will show you how you can use online tools to create compelling content. www.onpointcontent.co.uk 
th Nov Emma Plummer Coggeshall BWN Networking

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

4th Dec - Instagram for Business & Networking

If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Benjamin Franklin.

Small business owners have to keep a lot of plates spinning and often their marketing can be reactive rather than pro-active, but having a consistent and effective marketing plan helps take EVERY business to the next level.

  • Learn why having a plan is so important.
  • How knowing your business inside out helps create a marketing plan you are passionate about.
  • Discover the key elements of putting an effective and easy-to-implement marketing plan together.
  • Learn how to be consistent with your marketing.

With a proven track record in the Public Relations industry and as owner of Iconic PR Rebecca Thornton understands how to create a marketing strategy that will get you noticed. Even when time and money are tight commodities. We can’t wait for you to hear Rebecca’s ideas!

Get paid to network

Sponsored by You?
Sponsor this event for £100 and get a 10 minute spot light slot, your business literature on every place setting, online and offline promotion up to the event AND 1 ticket and 1 exhibitors stand!

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


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Mandie Holgate coach and speaker

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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)

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