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Networking events

Our calendar of events spans business updates from local MPs at formal breakfast meetings to cocktail tasting and informal lunches at local restaurants, speed networking across Chambers to walk and talk networking events... all connecting you with like-minded individuals.

We are currently offering both face to face and virtual events and look forward to seeing you soon. 

    • 28 June 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG

    *Please note - this event has been postponed**


    INFORMAL NETWORKING EVENT 

    Wine Tasting with Albourne Vineyard at Ropetackle 

    Fancy trying some locally made, award winning wines? We are hosting a brand new wine tasting event in collaboration with Ropetackle and Albourne Vineyard.

    Albourne Estate is a family owned, award winning, Sussex vineyard and winery. They craft small quantities of still and sparkling English wine, using only their own sustainably grown grapes. Experts from Albourne Estate will be joining us, bringing 3 wines plus a mystery wine for you to try. There will also be some light bites. 

    The event is for Chamber members and guests as well as Ropetackle's Business Friends, a great opportunity for you to widen your network whilst tasting a selection of delicious wines.  We are delighted to be jointly hosting the event with Ropetackle Arts Centre which has become established as one of the most vibrant community owned and run venues in the region

    Date: Tuesday 28th June 
    Time: 6pm
    Venue: Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5EG
    Cost:
     Members: £18 + VAT
    Non-members: £24 + VAT

    Albourne Wine Estate was established in 2010 by husband and wife team and has rapidly established itself as an innovative and quality-led English wine producer at the forefront of this rapidly growing industry. 

    Over the past 11 years they have established the vineyard, a winery and a stunning new Tasting Room.  From winning ‘UK Wine of the Year’ in 2015 with a Bacchus wine from the second ever harvest, the range, quality and reputation of Albourne Estate wines has grown to include traditional and charmat method sparkling wines, white and red still wines and one of the first English Vermouths.  


    • 08 July 2022
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
    Register

    NETWORKING EVENT
    Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

    Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

    This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

    You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Date: Friday 8th July 
    Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
    Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
    This event is free to attend


    This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

    Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.


    • 15 July 2022
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • The Port Kitchen at Shoreham Port, Adur Dock, 104 Albion St, Southwick, Brighton BN42 4DP
    Register

    NETWORKING EVENT
    Sustainability Networking Breakfast with Shoreham Port

    We are hosting an exciting event at the new sustainability-focused café at Shoreham Port. Port Kitchen has been developed with ambitious sustainability goals, from how the building was built and run, to how they source their ingredients to ensure the best quality produce from our local area.

    Over breakfast and during a short walking tour after, you will hear more about sustainability at Shoreham Port, their work and what they are doing to embed sustainability across everything that they do. Shoreham Port's sustainability priorities are:

    • Climate action - how to save energy and produce less carbon
    • Zero waste - how to clean our water, land, and air
    • Harmony with our natural environment - how to help biodiversity and support conservation
    • Valuable partnerships - how to work together and share values
    • Sustainable business - how to take an efficient, resilient, and responsible approach to how we do business.

        Date: Friday 15th July
        Time: 7:30am - 9:30am
        Cost: Members: £15 + VAT
           Non-members: £20 + VAT
        Venue: The Port Kitchen at Shoreham Port,  Adur Dock, 104 Albion St, Southwick, Brighton BN42 4DP

        Breakfast options: breakfast will be pre-bookable as it will not be the usual full english! We will contact you in advance for your menu selection. We are working with the Port Kitchen to provide some delicious breakfast options for you. 

        This event is kindly sponsored by Carpenter Box 

        Carpenter Box are award winning Chartered Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers, Business Consultants and Independent Financial Advisers with a reputation for innovation and excellence.

        We build strong relationships with our clients looking to give advice to grow their business in a profitable, sustainable and tax efficient way. We want to understand what you want to achieve and work closely with you to help you get there. We offer practical solutions which are right for businesses, business owners and individuals and the wider family.

        Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of the event. 
        Please note, there will be photography at this event

        • 20 July 2022
        • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
        • The Libertine Social, Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN
        • 17
        Register

        INFORMAL NETWORKING EVENT 
        Summer Social

        Celebrate the summer season with networking with a cocktail at the Libertine. A chance to unwind at the end of the day over a chilled cocktail (& hopefully some sunshine!) with a great bunch of local businesses. 

        There will be a welcome cocktail included as well as a cash bar. 

        Date: Wednesday 20th July
        Time: 5pm - 7pm
        Venue: The Libertine Social, Portland Road, Worthing BN11 1QN
        Cost:
         Members: £10 + VAT
        Non-members: £15 + VAT

        No photo description available.Venue Partner: The Libertine Social


        • 12 August 2022
        • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
        • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
        Register

        NETWORKING EVENT
        Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

        Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

        This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

        You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

        We look forward to seeing you there!

        Date: Friday 12th August 
        Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
        Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
        This event is free to attend


        This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

        Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.


        • 09 September 2022
        • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
        • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
        Register

        NETWORKING EVENT
        Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

        Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

        This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

        You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

        We look forward to seeing you there!

        Date: Friday 9th September  
        Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
        Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
        This event is free to attend


        This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

        Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.


        • 22 September 2022
        • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
        • Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Ave, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 4ET
        Register

        The Better Business Show 
        Bigger, Better, Stronger - Together 

        Register today for this packed day!

        Join hundreds of likeminded local business owners at this year’s Worthing and Adur Better Business Show to meet, talk, laugh and prosper!

        Here’s what you can look forward to on the day:

        Be Represented - With over 100 exhibitors and 500 attendees, this is your opportunity to be visible at the biggest annual showcase of brilliant local businesses. There will be a huge selection of small, medium and large companies, from a wide range of industries. Take this amazing chance to represent yourself and your business and grow your connections across the local business community!

        Be Developed – Don’t miss the incredible and inspirational  keynote speakers 

        Be Connected – Get a head-start on the day by joining exhibitors and other attendees to meet, network and mingle over a pre-show breakfast. There will also be a fantastic speed networking session in the middle of the day. 

        Be Supported – There are plenty of opportunities to access free business support from business experts in various fields and industries. Plus, why not take advantage of our new networking area whilst having some great conversations!

        Be informed – A great occasion to discover more about what’s on your doorstep, find out about hundreds of local businesses and open up even more opportunities to shop local. Plus, your chance to meet the buyers from larger local companies and Adur & Worthing Council.

        Be Promoted – Boost your profile and get to know your local business community! Don’t miss our speed networking session in the middle of the day. 

        We still have a few stands available to exhibit at the show, click here to find out more.

        As well as exhibiting, there are always plenty of other sponsorship opportunities available! We welcome your support and the opportunity for you to be promoted at the show. Contact lauren@worthingandadurchamber.co.uk for more information.

        Date: Thursday 22nd September
        Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm 
        Venue: Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Ave, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 4ET
        This event is free to attend

        Important information: Please be aware that the venue is a sports hall, therefore, the venue requests that stiletto heels (or anything sharp that could damage the floor) is avoided. 

        • 22 September 2022
        • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
        • Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, Worthing BN12 4ET
        • 56
        Register

        Better Business Show stand bookings 

        Stand bookings are now open! See below for the full list of packages. Once you have chosen your package please click the Register button to the left to book.

        The Better Business Show will once again be held in the Main Hall at Worthing Leisure Centre.

        Stand Packages:

        All Stand packages include:

        • Support and pre event updates
        • Pre event exhibitor workshop
        • Pre and post show social media promotion
        • Listing in printed show guide
        • Listing on the online exhibitor list
        • Links to your website and social media
        • Electric supply - please request on booking form
        • Media pack to assist you with show promotion
        • Pre-ordered lunch boxes
        • Tea, filter coffee and water voucher
        • Exhibitor name badges

          Sponsorship Opportunities

          There are plenty of sponsorship opportunities for this exciting exhibition. Get involved and get extra exposure for your business.

          • Headline Sponsor
          • Zone Sponsors
          • Show Sponsors
          • Print Partners
          • Media Partners
          For more information please contact Tracie by calling 01903 203484 or email tracie@worthingandadurchamber.co.uk

          Package A

          2m x 2m stand

          Priority Booking: Past exhibitors only 
          £219 + VAT

          Early Bird Booking  
          £239 + VAT


          Stand Bookings placed after 17th June £269 + VAT


          Package B

          3m x 2m stand

          Priority Booking: Past exhibitors only 
          £269 + VAT

          Early Bird Booking
          £289 + VAT

          Stand Bookings placed after 17th June
          £319 + VAT

          Package C

          4m x 2m stand

          Priority Booking: Past exhibitors only 
          £349 + VAT

          Early Bird Booking
          £369 + VAT

          Stand Bookings placed after 17th June
          £399 + VAT

          Package D

          4m x 3m stand

          Priority Booking: Past exhibitors only
          £369 + VAT

          Early Bird Booking 
          £389 + VAT

          Stand Bookings placed after 17th June
          £419 + VAT

          Table and chairs: Please note, tables and chairs are only available as a pre order. We will not have access to any additional table and chairs on the day.  You can hire them when booking your stand, please see booking form.

          Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations must be made by Thursday 11th August. After this point refunds will not be made for any stand bookings and any outstanding invoices must be paid in full.

           

          • 14 October 2022
          • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
          • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          Register

          NETWORKING EVENT
          Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

          Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

          This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

          You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

          We look forward to seeing you there!

          Date: Friday 14th October   
          Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
          Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          This event is free to attend


          This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

          Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.


          • 18 November 2022
          • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
          • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          Register

          NETWORKING EVENT
          Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

          Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

          This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

          You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

          We look forward to seeing you there!

          Date: Friday 18th November
          Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
          Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          This event is free to attend


          This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

          Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.


          • 09 December 2022
          • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
          • Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          Register

          NETWORKING EVENT
          Chamber Hub: FREE monthly networking event 

          Join fellow members for our popular Chamber Hub  networking session. 

          This is a relaxed and informal networking session where you can meet like-minded businesses and build on your connections.

          You will have the chance to introduce yourself and your business, dig a bit deeper with some more in depth conversations and get to know the attendees a little bit more. 

          We look forward to seeing you there!

          Date: Friday 9th December
          Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm 
          Venue:  Lancing Manor Leisure Centre, BN15 0PH
          This event is free to attend


          This event is kindly sponsored by Wall Bros Carpets & Flooring 

          Wall Bros Carpets is your local award-winning flooring company. With shops in Worthing and Storrington, we offer a huge range of domestic and commercial flooring options for homes and businesses. We are part of the large ACG buying group which offers exclusive products and pricing to members, which we pass on to our customers. With over 60 years in the trade we know a thing or two about flooring so do feel free to ask our expert team when it comes to your flooring needs. We are proud winners of the 2017 Adur & Worthing Business Award for Best Small Business and the 2018 Award for Best Customer Service and we are also proud supporters of the Chamber and the local business community.