Strategic Partner Organisations:
The Business Growth Show is a unique business to business road show that offers visitors the opportunity to start and build on relationships with hundreds of local and national businesses. It holds over 50 shows a year in 18 regions UK wide, and growing. Attendees range from business owners, executives, partners and entrepreneurs.
Business Improvement Districts
Westminster Business Council runs events and partners with the Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Westminster. These include Paddington BID, New West End Company, InSW1 and Heart of London BID. BIDs work closely with local businesses to ensure their area is well managed and promoted.
BNI provides a structured, supportive, business environment in which local business people can get together to network, learn valuable new marketing skills and develop the strong personal relationships that lead to trust and the consequent generation of significant business for each other.
Connections is a space to work, dine and meet other businesses. The Connections private Club Living Room, Gallery Lounge and meeting rooms are ideal for working independently, holding both formal and informal meetings and events, and networking with fellow businesses.
Enternships provides ambitious and dynamic students and graduates with an opportunity to learn about business and enterprise through work placements in entrepreneurial and innovative environments, from start-ups to global venture funds around the world.
Based in New Zealand House, Haymarket, Hub Westminster is a space for meeting, working, learning, innovating and connecting. The Hub provides access to investment, space, programming and a global peer network hosted to foster collaborative practices and learning opportunities for social startups, entrepreneurs and intrapraneurs in the 'make good' economy. It is a home to for 1000 social enterprises with over 12,000 sq ft of space.
Networking for women who are serious about their business in London, Surrey and the South East. Ladies at 11 is for dynamic business women who meet on a monthly basis to exchange business and to grow our businesses through networking.
The NBWN is a non-profit organisation dedicated to raising the status and position of women in all walks of life. The network provides dynamic initiatives, enabling women from diverse backgrounds and occupations to develop strong professional and social contacts; high quality training and education programmes; leadership and national recognition through the forum of networking.
The award winning business development agency described as ‘the best in London’. They offer a wide range of services for people who want to set up on their own and for already established businesses planning to expand.
Social Enterprise London (SEL) represents the largest social enterprise network in the UK with over 2,400 members, linking and inspiring social enterprises in London and beyond. Over the last year, we have supported 1,500 social enterprises, created over 700 jobs and worked in nine countries.
Supply Cross River is a new initiative led by the Cross River Partnership with funds from London European Regional Development Fund programme. It aims to open up Supply Chain and procurement opportunities to Small and Medium sized Enterprises across the Cross River region and promote supplier diversity and sustainable procurement to buyers. By helping major local organisations to increase diversity in their supply chain, and helping SMEs to bid for and win new contracts, it brings about lasting benefits for the local economy.
The idea for a marketing collective of Westminster venues working together for one common aim was first mooted in 1995 and started in 2003. Since then, The Westminster Collection has grown into a powerful and representative group of venue and event facilities located solely within the Borough of Westminster. It now operates formally as a not for profit company limited by guarantee as TWC (WESTMINSTER) LTD but trading as The Westminster Collection.
Urbano is London's most innovative independent business network which holds weekly networking events and business seminars, with unique online networking tools that connect every event attendee.
Four Business Information Points (BIPs) across Westminster offer excellent resources and networking opportunities for business. The largest Business Information Point is at Westminster Reference Library. You will also find new Business Information Points at Church Street, Pimlico and Paddington Libraries.