Edinburgh Connections Events
Types of Events
Our events have been designed to maximise contact between individual business owners with a focus on business development.
Scotland’s Biggest Free Networking Event. Relaxed and informal networking in the Village Hotel in Edinburgh. The format is an open forum where people can simply chat, exchange business cards, arrange further meetings, moving around the room and catching up with like-minded people at their own pace.
Coffee Connections Workshop
Effective Networking Skills Workshops in Edinburgh, to help you grow your business or organization, and secure new customers, clients and sales.
Informal Business Networking over an excellent lunch-time curry meal on the first Friday of every month in Edinburgh. We meet at Kasturi Indian Gourmet Restaurant, 35-37 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RG from 12:30pm prompt.
Associated Partners Dinners
We organise three Exclusive Dinners annually for our Associated Partners. During the Dinner we will have a chance to talk about our future plans and consolidate relationships with our businesses (peer-to peer support). We will consider inviting high profile guest speakers if Partners express a preference.
Edinburgh Business Show
All-day event hosted by RBS. Workshops, panels and face-to-face discussions are well balanced to ensure that the day will be extremely practical and useful to any busy entrepreneur who takes the day out of their hectic schedule to learn and to network.
Informal Drinks Events
Informal Drinks event throughout the year in venues around West End of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Connection Events
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Would you like to learn how to use Email Marketing tools in your HubSpot CRM? Join my 60min long on-line workshop on Friday morning 19th of June 2020. During the lockdown caused by Covid-19 outbreak, I offer my workshops FREE OF CHARGE. My story My sales jumped by 20% year on year once I implemented HubSpot CRM and learnt all those tricks and strategies. Now I would like to help as many businesses as I can to learn how to…Find out more »
Scottish businesses are adapting to the changes of a locked down society: working, meeting and conferencing from home, trading online or contactless from existing premises. But leadership is about more than adapting to changes. It’s about creating the conditions we will all need in order to thrive in the post-Covid 19 “new normal”. A recent report from Consultancy UK reveals that consumer confidence and trust is shifting away from global brands towards local companies. This trend towards localisation presents opportunities…Find out more »
***Tickets will become available at 9am on Thursday 2nd of July.*** Simply Networking eConnections invites you to meet new connections, let everyone know who you are, and what your business provides. SIMPLY NETWORKING Effective networking is a series of steps or stages that all businesses need to take, to get real results and returns for the time effort energy and money they put into all their networking activities. One of the stages in that process is to attend networking meetings…Find out more »
Meet, greet, and eat with like-minded business people from the Edinburgh area and beyond. Join us for relaxed friendly business networking chat, round the table, over an excellent lunch-time curry on the first Friday of every Month in Edinburgh. We meet at Mumbai Diners Club 12:30pm prompt to around 2:00pm This is a popular event and usually fully books with a waiting list. Don't miss out REGISTER EARLY to guarantee your place, then turn up and pay for your own lunch £12:00 ( CASH…Find out more »
Join us at the Edinburgh Business eConnections event. Learn about social selling best practices and join online networking. During this Edinburgh Business eConnections event, we will hear from our special guest, Jowita Penkala of Uniqua Brand Limited on social selling. Jowita will share her tips, tricks and best practices when it comes to social selling, with special focus on LinkedIn. During this 20min session will help business people understand how to use LinkedIn WELL, what process to follow and the…Find out more »
Meet the EC Community Join us for a 45min meet the EC community Q&A session to discover what Edinburgh Connections Membership is all about. Book HERE. What to expect During this online event via Zoom, you will have the opportunity to: learn about the key Membership benefits, preview the Autumn events schedule, hear from existing Members, ask Colin and Bart questions. Who should attend We welcome business owners and professionals, focused on building long- term business relationships. You may have already…Find out more »
Simply Networking eConnections invites you to meet new connections. Let everyone know who you are, and what your business provides. Effective networking is a series of steps or stages that all businesses need to take, to get real results and returns for the time effort energy and money they put into all their networking activities. One of the stages in that process is to attend networking meetings and events (presently all online) where you can interact with many people in…Find out more »
**** This event has been cancelled. **** Meet, greet, and eat with like-minded business people from the Edinburgh area and beyond. Join us for relaxed friendly business networking chat, round the table, over an excellent lunch-time curry on the first Friday of every Month in Edinburgh. We meet at Mumbai Diners Club 12:30pm prompt to around 2:00pm This is a popular event and usually fully books with a waiting list. Don't miss out REGISTER EARLY to guarantee your place, then turn up and pay…Find out more »
Training Workshop that will help you get more sales, grow your network of connections, and grow your business. Is YOUR Face to Face or Online NETworking NOTworking? Do you break into a cold sweat when you hear the word Networking, maybe you are new to this form of marketing, or you are not getting the results and returns for all the time, effort, energy and money you are investing into your networking activities. You are attending lots of meetings, making…Find out more »
Join Business Owners and Directors for Edinburgh Roundtable Connections. Join us for the Facilitated Discussions and networking event. This is a moderated discussion between up to 30 people, in roundtable settings in virtual rooms, 5 attendees per room. The discussions will last 1 hour and be moderated by our Guest Speaker around a specific business challenge. After the formal discussion, we will return to the main room to share findings and for informal networking. Pivot or persevere It’s inevitable that…Find out more »