Annual membership is just £99 and your membership entitles you to attend our monthly networking meetings and publish news items and offers in the DBN Newsletter and on our website. Your business joins DBN not an individual and up to two people from your business can attend our events.

As a member you can:

  • Attend all of our networking events free of charge
  • Priority booking for our events
  • Add your business to our business directory
  • Contribute news items about your business in our monthly newsletter


As a member, we will add your business details to our member’s directory and you can contribute news articles to our monthly newsletter.  We also facilitate member to member introductions, inter-trading, skills exchange and mentoring.

Want to try DBN before joining? We know you’ll enjoy it and we’d love to see you. Just sign up to attend as a guest for only £10 and we will deduct this from your annual membership fee if you join DBN in the same calendar month.

You will be able to take advantage of the full range of membership benefits when you become a member.


DBN is a proactive business network that organises regular networking meetings to enable members to make new contacts and promote their businesses. We organise a mix of informal networking events across the Derwentside area to help you grow your business faster.

Our aim is to support small businesses to grow through highly interactive networking and mentoring. Our meetings are fun, relaxed and famously welcoming.


Paying for your DBN membership is easy.  Please complete the form below then return here to make your payment via the GoCardless (Direct debit) or the BACS button on the right. If you choose to pay using GoCardless please indicate below whether you wish to pay the whole amount or to have your payment split into two instalments. 

Once we have received your application we will contact you to confirm membership and to request a logo or photograph for the members page of our website.

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Thank you for submitting your application. Please make your membership payment and we will be in touch very soon. Gary, David and John. The DBN team.

After submitting your application please scroll back up the page to make your membership payment by BACS or GoCardless. Thank you.

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