Our June meeting takes place on Tuesday, 20th June 2023 (8:30-10:30). Venue: Derwentside College, Front Street, Consett, DH8 5EE. Booking is now open!
WELCOME TO 'DO BUSINESS' NETWORK - THE BUSINESS NETWORK FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE NORTH EAST
DO BUSINESS NETWORK | ABOUT DBN
'Do Business' Network (DBN) is a dynamic business network that gives hands-on, practical support to small businesses across the north east.
We run regular online networking meetings, give 1-1 business coaching, put our members in touch with each other and run online workshops and training sessions covering practical business issues such as selling online, visual marketing and building your business self-confidence - we even have a member podcast!
These are challenging times for small businesses in the North East of England but they also present great opportunities. Our aim is to help to build a thriving and informed business community by harnessing the skills and expertise of local business owners to provide business-to-business support and act as mentors. We’re delivering support to over 160 small businesses and we’d like to help yours too!
For full membership benefits please see our ‘Join DBN’ page.
At DBN we aim to make networking fun, effective and affordable. Over 90% of our members Do Business with other members.
Want to try DBN before joining? We know you’ll enjoy it and we’d love to meet you. Try one of our ‘Zoom’ networking sessions before you join us. Details of all our events and member updates are in our newsletter, please just complete the form at the bottom of this page if you’d like to join our mailing list.
You will be able to take advantage of the full range of membership benefits when you become a member.
DO BUSINESS NETWORK OFFERS
- Practical business support
- 12 fun, effective and affordable networking events
- Business skills, mentoring and training
- Introductions and collaboration with other businesses
- Member to member mentoring and coaching
- Sharing business news and ideas
- Links to sources of funding and help
- Doing Business together!
- Member podcast
WHAT DO OUR MEMBERS HAVE TO SAY?
For an annual payment of just £120, instalment options are available, you can attend our regular online networking meetings and masterclasses, publish your news and offers in the DBN Newsletter (with over 800 readers) and on our active website too. Your business joins DBN not an individual and up to two people from your business can come along to each event.
As a member you can:
Join all of our monthly member networking events free of charge
Priority booking for masterclasses and business skills training
Be featured in our active social media pages
Record your very own podcast
Contribute news items about your business in our newsletter
DBN THE MOVIE
Although this was filmed before the Covid-19 crisis, the message remains as relevant now as it did when we filmed it. That setting up and running your small business can be a hugely rewarding experience and that small businesses deserve support because they make such a massive contribution to the local economy.
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