How To Find Business Networking Groups Anywhere In The UK

A proven step by step system for finding the right network(s) so you get to meet the key decision makers
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  • Lectures 43
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Do you try to meet the right people at the right networking events but are really frustrated as there are always lots of sellers and no buyers? Are you paying hundreds of pounds for memberships and attending events but the people you want to meet don't seem to attend?

If either of these sound familiar you need to find out where you can meet those elusive buyers.

This course is going to show you exactly how to find any network in the UK so you can meet (nearly) anyone and for any reason. I will also discuss how to behave at these network events by sharing 3 things you must never do (seriously, they are the kiss of death!) and 3 things you must always do (which will open up doors).

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing, just get stuck in!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand my step by step process for finding the right networks for meeting their buyers and influencers
  • Save hundreds of pounds in wasted membership fees, travel and expensive breakfasts!!
  • Use the secret keywords to help you find any network anywhere in the UK so you can meet (nearly) anyone
  • Save a huge amount of time by networking with the right people for you
  • Understand why networks form which will give you a huge advantage when networking
  • Ensure you NEVER make 3 of the biggest mistakes when networking with buyers
  • Have instant access to the eBook 'How to Work a Room' by Heather White

What is the target audience?

  • Business owners seeking to meet their buyers at networking events
  • Businesses and sales people new to the UK looking to break into new markets
  • Start-up businesses seeking to get quicker results and not waste money attending the ‘wrong’ networks
  • In-house marketeers helping staff to network more effectively by attending the right events for meeting their clients

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome: Why Finding The Right Networks Matters
04:15

Meet your trainer Heather, an expert in Strategic Networking who can help you find any network in the UK.

02:11

I had to learn networking the hard way and made a number of mistakes. I can help you avoid those mistakes so you can be successful sooner.

03:18

See the fruits of my research...

Section 2: What You Will Have Learnt By The End Of This Course
1 page

See the 5 key learning objectives and the bonus material you will receive at the end of the course

02:47

Learn the reasons why so many people waste their time & money attending networking events and how to avoid making the same mistakes.

00:50

An exercise to help you focus on what you want to achieve by the end of the course

Section 3: What Makes An Effective Networker?
05:49

Transform your networking in 6 straightforward steps

02:06

Learn about a new course for those of you who aren't yet sure about Personal Branding

Section 4: Why People Attend Networking Events & Why That Matters
00:34

Understand why you want to go to networking events

01:09

A guide to why other people might be attending networking events

Section 5: What Works, What Doesn't Work & Your Right To Attend Key Networks
02:55

Discover how to stop making 3 big mistakes AND save your time, money & reputation.

03:59

A guide to the 3 things which will help you get the most out of networking events.

04:22

A guide to how to behave at certain networking events so you feel comfortable and fit in

Section 6: Why Networks Form - You Really Need To Know This
00:31

A guide to what networks and networking events are.

04:10

Learn about some of the more traditional networks and some 21st century networks.

06:25

Understand why networks form to help you find the people you want to meet.

01:49

See a great example of how a network has organised itself based on common ground.

Section 7: Let's Get Started
02:50

Understand how the next 3 sections will help you do your own research.

Section 8: These Fantastic Networking Directories List Thousands Of Groups
01:01

Learn about 2 directories which will help you find networks supporting specific trades & professions

02:41

Discover 5 directories which will help you find networks supporting SMEs

03:26

Discover where to look for networks supporting international trade and investment

00:58

Understand how to find some of London's oldest networks

01:08

Learn where to find a list of the professional networks in the UK

04:57

Two brilliant sites on how to find conferences across the UK.

Section 9: Examples Of Peer Group Networks & How You Can Find Who You Want To Meet
00:33

Understand what we mean by peer group networks

00:58

Learn about a number of networks for Human Resource professionals

00:39

See an example of a very specific peer group network for Charity CEOs

01:33

Discover where to find 100's of women's networks

01:07

Where to find non executive director, trustee and chair networks

Section 10: Examples Of Industry Networks & How You Can Find Those You Want To Meet
01:26

See some fantastic examples of niche networks and special interest groups within the logistic industry.

02:05

See some great examples of niche networks and special interest groups within the technology industry.

02:06

The forestry industry has a wealth of niche networks and special interest groups.

01:48

Learn how to find niche networks or special interest groups within a very large industry

Section 11: How To Do Your Own Research
01:53

Complete this exercise to help you focus on who you want to meet

02:35

A summary of the secret keywords used in the lectures to help refine your research

07:40

Understand what to look for when researching a network

03:47

See how to gather your data so you don't waste time!!

Section 12: Summary: The Crucial Points To Remember
03:05

Membership organisations are a business like any other so here are the questions you should be asking to make sure you get a ROI

01:52

Remember the 3 things you should always do at networking events.

03:35

Recap the key points to guide your search

Section 13: Bonus Material
36 pages

Learn how to work a room with ease, confidence and results with Heather White's eBook

4 pages

Access this great networking resource

16 pages

Learn about networking effectiveness and good practise from Smarter Networking's survey of over 150 executives and business owners

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Instructor Biography

Heather White, Networking & Personal Brand Expert

I'm know as a Networking & Personal Brand Expert and I speak, train and coach on this subject. My passion (and what I'm known for) is demystifying the art of networking. I show people how to develop practical and effective networking strategies which they can implement immediately to get real results. These results could be new business, career development and / or an increased personal profile.

Having worked with the FTSE 500 and small to medium size enterprises for 14 years I want to share my observations, insights and the successes of others with you. I will help you to build authentic brands, to develop long-term business relationships and to become far more confident.

If you are self-employed or in sales I can help you:

  • * Break into new markets
  • * Build up an army of people who will make introductions / connections
  • * Increase your profile within your markets
  • * Increase sales
  • * Find any business network in the UK
  • * Work the room professionally & effectively

For those in employment I specialise in internal networking to help:

  • * Women's corporate networks
  • * Graduates schemes
  • * Transitioning from technical to more consultative roles
  • * Succession development
  • * Career development

My approach is very practical, interactive and based on your situation and the outcomes you want. I've developed a number of step by step processes which get to the hub of what works including a 6 step formula which covers the ONLY things you need to do to fit networking into a busy schedule and still get positive outcomes. I have also created the first online tool which helps people understand their preferred networking style.

One of my proudest moments was being invited to speak at a TEDx event recently.

My clients include Accenture, Cambridge University, KPMG, EY, London Business School, Rolls Royce and many other high calibre organisations.

Simply putting out your hand to say hello is how you start to change your world!" Heather White, Founder of Smarter Networking

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