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"We've experienced substantial business through these events."Al Brown
"I have been with Business Junction now for 8 months and it has paid for itself."Garry Samuels
"Â£250,000.00 has certainly made a significant impact on our sales!"Gavin Ricketts
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Annual membership of Business Junction costs £295+VAT and the membership is for the company (not just individual), regardless of size, area or sector. Companies can also elect to pay on a monthly basis (£25+VAT).
Any two representatives from a member company can attend any of approximately 60 pan-London Business Junction events each year at our special member rates, which are free for evening events and £20 for breakfasts and lunches. Member companies can send up to two representatives to any events of their own choice and on a frequency to suit them.
Events are held across London’s business heartland, from Shoreditch to Soho, Clerkenwell to Camden, South Bank to Westminster, Mayfair to Marylebone, the Cities of London and Westminster to London’s five Olympic boroughs.
Our exclusive venue partners include some of London’s finest hotels [including The Grange St Paul’s, The Royal Horseguards, Jumeirah Carlton Towers, the Courthouse, Radisson, Zetter, The Ampersand, Malmaison, Marriott, the Cumberland, Jury’s Inn and The Rookery], restaurants [such as Quaglinos, Roast, Pied a Terre, the Gilbert Scott, Greens Cornhill, the Criterion, the Don, Bleeding Heart, Notting Hill Brasserie, Babylon at the Rooftop Gardens, Mintleaf, Northbank, Searcys, 1 Lombard, Moti Mahal, Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen, Baltic, Modern Pantry and Hawksmoor] and other exciting venues, such as RIBA, BMA, the Law Society, the Swan At The Globe, the Gherkin, One Moorgate Place, Brewer’s Hall, Pewterer’s Hall, the Little Ship Club, ETC Venues, MWB, Silver Fleet, Merchant Taylor’s Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall and the Old Sessions House as members of Business Junction.
Business Junction holds a networking lunch every week (usually on a Thursday); a Champagne networking breakfast every month and an evening event every other month.
The weekly lunches attract 50+ business guests. They run from 12.30-2.30pm and include complimentary drinks (wine, beer or soft drink) and a hot fork buffet lunch.
The monthly Champagne networking breakfasts attract 55 companies and always sell out. New members enjoy a free place at their first breakfast event by way of a welome event. The breakfast runs from 8-10am and includes a glass or two of Champagne Philippe Brugnon and a hot buffet breakfast.
The evening events attract 150+ guests. They run from 5.30-9pm and include two complimentary drinks and canapés after which they operate on a pay bar basis. These events are free of charge for member companies.
Event data – Each member company has their own detailed description available on event attendee sheets that are distributed at each event. A list of the companies attending each event is emailed to all people who have booked to attend the day before the event to help you better prepare for the event.
Free event: On joining, you will receive a complimentary place at our monthly Champagne networking breakfast.
On joining, your company information will be listed under the New Members section on the ome page which notifies Business Junction members about new joiners to the network and connects you to 550 member companies.
Your company will be listed free in the searchable online members’ directory to a web audience of around 3000 companies monthly, with the ability to list in multiple disciplines and sectors.
LONDON BUSINESS DIRECTORY 2016
All member companies get a free 1/3 page full colour entry in the annual London Business Directory, distributed across London throughout the year and distributed at all our events. The aim of the London Business Directory is to promote each company to potential new clients and highlight the quality, specialised suppliers available through the network. The London Business Directory is distributed at all our 60 events, and is promoted throughout the year across around 40 distribution venues within London. Companies find Business Junction through its pages, are drawn to the network and start their relationships with our members. Advertising packages available.
ONLINE ALERTS SERVICE
All member companies get free subscriptions to our unique online Alerts service which offers 24/7 networking and the latest up-to-date business information, referrals and requests direct to your inbox. Around 60 Alerts are sent per month and on average each Alert gets 15 quality responses. Alerts are only available to member companies and generatee opportunities often worth over £1m each month.
Members can send supplier requests, referrals and recommendations instantly and easily to a database of every other Business Junction member subscriber, facilitating member companies to network 24/7, pass on referrals, marketing opportunities, supplier, quote and specification requests, flag opportunities and general information of interest.
The Alerts system enables members to outsource everyday key functions, such as legal, HR, IT, web, promotion and design and helping our members concentrate on finding new business opportunities without the burden of high fixed costs.
For a sample of Alerts, click here.
LEISURE LIST AND MAP
Promotions and events listed on our interactive online map, showcasing the best offers from member bars, restaurants, hotels, salons and retail outlets.
Free listing service, where all non-leisure member companies can promote their events, seminars, workshops etc.
Business Junction works with quality training and support agencies to signpost the most effective business development & financial assistance currently available to each member company.
A STRONG ACTIVE VOICE
Business Junction enjoys close relations with local authorities, police and other bodies, ensuring members’ opinions are heard by those that shape future policy and the media. Business Junction is also invited to offer its opinion on issues affecting London’s businesses.
Full details of the membership terms and conditions here.
PLEASE NOTE: PLCs, publically funded organisations, council & borough business units and projects, and large corporate PLCs have special packages available to them. The standard Business Junction membership is not available to these sorts of companies and organisations.
Business Junction’s vital statistics
- London’s leading independent business referral and resource network
- London’s second largest business network, operating without boundaries or barriers
- 15 years of networking event and business seminar organisation experience, including delivery of high quality company audiences
- Combined experience of over 1200 professional events, business seminars and workshops
- 60 events projected for 2016
- Events attended by around 4,500 business people per annum
- Events held in exclusive venues across London
- Online Alerts system sees an average of 100 referrals, requests, recommendations and notifications passed between members per month
- Invite and information database of 65,000
- Exclusive information and preferred suppliers recommendations for large organisations
- Inter-member new business contracts worth hundreds of thousands of pounds exchanged each month through Business Junction
BUSINESS JUNCTION SUMMARY
Business Junction is entrepreneurial in its spirit, independent in its nature, professional in its management, ambitious in its scope and business focused at its heart.
Business Junction delivers quality networking opportunities to London entrepreneurs, business owners, company directors, creatives, professionals, management and staff. We are uniquely positioned, whether by brand, experience, geography and connections to deliver this kind of audience to our partners.
The Business Junction effect works for our members and guests. We contribute to the growth and wealth of the companies, which see us as their most effective marketing mechanism, bringing clients and customers to companies of all sizes and sectors. Please contact us to discuss your requirements for 2015/16.