​Every Month*

(Not including school holidays)*

Holiday Inn Hotel Orwell 

2, The Havens,



Ipswich BWN Lisa Hardy Networking

Event Dates

2nd Friday of every month - missing school holidays.

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.

10th May - Kate Kelly, The Business Plumber - When to upgrade your business plumbing masterclass and networking event

Kate will cover the basics of Outsourcing, including –

* Why? The advantages and the pitfalls of delegating some of your work to a third party

* What? What kind of work you can pass across, and

* How? How to ensure that outsourcing actually reduces your workload. Bring your questions! Attendees can also book a FREE one-hour one-to-one meeting with Kate to review their outsourcing plans – so if you are interested, bring your


14th June - Power up your pitch masterclass and networking event 

How to sell more in less than 60 seconds. International Coach, Author and Speaker Mandie Holgate claims you can increase sales in less than 60 seconds? Is that really possible?

In this interactive session where you are in charge of what we discuss and learn Mandie will share proven tools and techniques that  have helped her and her clients do just that.


  • What stops your audience from listening.
  • The must have Power words.
  • How to get people wanting your business card!


These strategies are not just for networking – they could improve your communication and marketing skills, help you secure contracts as well as increasing sales.


Can’t wait that long?


You can connect with Mandie here and get started today - http://www.mandieholgate.co.uk/shop/

Want personalised solutions confidentially? Just email Mandie or get in touch via her social media and your questions will be answered on the day (and no one will know it was just for you!)

12th July - Katie Mellor from KM Virtual Office - Virtual Assistants masterclass and networking event 

Organisational Tips & Supporting Applications.

Email Management – Showing you how to take control of your emails and how to implement the GTD system to allow you to focus on the core emails and get things on your TO DO LIST actually ticked off!

Katie will also talk about some free applications so help you organise your life and business and show you a few examples of how to implement these into your working day.

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.

Ipswich Coordinator – Lisa Hardy


Lisa Hardy is a very hard working business woman!

Owner of her own hair salon, Tropic Skincare Ambassador, CEO for Responsive Roles and one of our Suffolk Coordinators.

Lisa has a passion for networking in Suffolk and likes to meet lots of new business owners helping in as many ways possible. Do say Hello.

To learn more about Lisa, learn more about events or to ask anything related to our Ipswich networking events you can email Lisa here - feel free to get in touch here.


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