Event Dates

A list of all our forthcoming events. Please click on the event for further information.

  • February: Thursday 27th, The Lowry Hotel - 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

    Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

    Presenter - Vicki Culverhouse - Managing Director - Straightahead

    Topic - Myths, Mindset, and the Magic of Cold Calling

    This month's seminar offers an introduction and understanding of how to build the relationship from a cold call and how to engage your prospects and help them with the service or product your business provides.

    The seminar will cover:

    • The horrors of cold calling
    • Why do we hate it
    • A typical sales person and how not to be one
    • Mind-set
    • Looking at cold calling differently
    • The structure of a successful call
    • The variables; tone, words, open ended questions
    • What to expect from cold calling

    Vicki Culverhouse has been cold calling for over 30 years and has mastered the art of generating leads by building relationships.

  • March: Thursday 26th, The Lowry Hotel - 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

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  • April: Thursday 30th, The Midland Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • May: Thursday 21st, The Lowry Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • June: Thursday 25th, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • July: Wednesday 22nd, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • August: Thursday 27th, The Lowry Hotel 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • September: Wednesday 30th, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • October: Wednesday 21st, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • November: Thursday 19th, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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  • December: Wednesday 9th, TBC 12 Noon - 2.00 pm

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Come and join us at

OUR NEXT EVENT

Thursday 27th February

The Lowry Hotel - 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

What members and guests say

"Over the years I have been to many types of business networks including sector targeted events, however I now choose to only go to one - The Business Network Manchester. This is a coherent, friendly and excellent way to network and offers long lasting relationships. I find its an efficient use of my time and I always look forward to monthly event. Helen is always a great inspiration and ready to offer a helping hand and introductions. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the network."

Sarah Carlick
The Athena Programme

"Thank you as I found the lunch very productive and I have had a busy morning connecting and arranging new meetings with the contacts made yesterday. "

Steve Phillips
The Cake Nest