Business Networking groups

Business Networking is a great way to make new business contacts and generate leads. It’s an important part of the business experience for many companies.

Below is a list of some local business network groups

Note: Independant networking groups tend to charge a fee for attendance which is usally in the region of around £10-£15 a session. You are advised to check with the group for specific costs and plans.

East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Regular networking events for East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce members.


Regular meetings twice per month held at different venues across the Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn and Blackburn areas. 

Shout Network

Regular events across Lancashire including a weekly meeting in Burnley.

(BoB) Business over Breakfast

Meetings every two weeks at the Oaks Hotel in Burnley

BNI (Business Network International)

To find details of meetings held in the East Lancashire area visit

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

The Federation of Small Businesses hold regular networking meetings for small businesses. For details visit their events page.

Downtown Business in Lancashire – and Manchester/Liverpool/Leeds

Meetings and events are held in Preston, Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds.