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Your next big client could be at one of our Networking Events!

Our Business Networking Events in Worthing and Adur are informal, fun, dynamic and incredibly well attended.
Members enjoy a variety of qualilty networking events each month with at least one FREE networking event a month.
Places can be limited for some events so scroll down and BOOK NOW to secure your place.

Book Events

Held on the third Friday of every month either as a Breakfast or Lunch. This is our most formal event with a keynote speaker such as local MP’s, Council leaders and officers, County Councillors, local Business Leaders. Held on the first Wednesday of the month and is in the evening. Includes inspirational visits,  a free mini workshop  on a variety of topics such as social media, PR, Sales and Marketing, followed by Networking. A completely informal event totally dedicated to Networking.  Held in Shoreham this is an opportunity to meet  members and non members in a relaxed and welcoming environment. If you are new to Networking this is a great place to start!

We also like to have fun!! During the year we host Charity Quiz nights always  competitive between members, Summer Social BBQ, never weather dependent!! And the Christmas Social, well attended with fabulous food, the perfect way to finish the year.

Once a quarter we run a ‘Meet the Chamber’ event. Come along and find out how you can make the m
ost of  your membership and find out the work we do in the background to support local business and enterprise.

Non Members

If you have never been a member of the Chamber you are welcome to book and join us as a guest at three of our events. After this, you will need join the Chamber to enjoy the benefits of membership. To join the Chamber please click here


Sponsorship Opportunities 

Would you like to raise your profile at our events? We have limited new sponsorship opportunities, just ask for more details. Click here to have a look at the sponsorship opportunities.

Upcoming events

    • 07 August 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • The Hilton Avisford Park Hotel, Yapton, Walberton, Arundel BN18 0LS
    • 4
    Register

    Make new contacts quickly, expand your business, have fun!

    Always a hit and back by popular demand. We are pleased to invite you to networking with a difference.

    Come along and give it a try, bring plenty of business cards for sharing and arrive early, you won’t be disappointed!

    Join us for our next speed networking with our neighbours event. We will be joined by members from Chichester Chamber, Brighton Chamber and Sussex Chamber. 

    We are pleased to invite you to this cross-Chamber event for 2019 which offers networking with a difference. Sussex Chamber, Brighton Chamber, Chichester Chamber and Worthing and Adur Chamber are bringing together companies from all sectors to enable them to explore new business opportunities and provide many new contacts using an innovative format of seated 3-way targeted speed networking together with social networking and a networking wall to share information on what as a business you are looking for and can provide, this event will prove both invaluable and great fun!

    Date: Wednesday 7th August
    Time: 12:00pm - 2:30pm 
    Venue: The Hilton Avisford Park Hotel, Yapton, Arundel BN18 0LS
    Cost : Members: £24 + VAT | Non-members: £30 + VAT includes a buffet lunch 

    This event is held in partnership with Brighton Chamber, Chichester Chamber and Sussex Chamber and Worthing & Adur Chamber. 

         

    Thank you to Seaside Creative for being the photographer for the event. 

    Cancellation Policy: 45 days notice must be given for any cancellations otherwise full charge will be made.

    Please note there will be photography at this event

    • 16 August 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Impulse Leisure, Manor Road, Lancing
    Register

    It's all about connecting with people - network your lunchtime away!

    Spend your lunchtime enjoying some informal networking with like-minded business people. Chamber Hub is a well established, popular networking event which attracts a vast selection of local businesses.

    Is networking new to you? Chamber Hub is an informal event and the perfect way to get started. There will always be an Ambassador on hand to greet you and introduce you to others in the room. We want you to feel welcome so you regularly come along to our events, its proven this is the best way to build relationships and in turn build business. Remember networking is just as much about what you can do for others as what they can do for you.

    Don't delay book your place now, then just turn up with plenty of business cards and even with a colleague or two. You have nothing to lose other than an hour of your day, give it a try!

    Please feel free to bring a guest with you or forward this information to anyone you feel would benefit from attending. Future dates for your diary are on our events calendar
    This event is free

    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.



    • 11 September 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Field Place Manor House & Barns, Worthing BN13 1NP
    Register

    Better Business Summit

    The day will focus on 'Making your business FIT for the future', looking at futuristic, innovative trends.

    Book now for an inspirational afternoon packed with a host of business specialists who are all encouraging a productive, efficient and healthy  workplace. You will leave with 'takeaways' from each session which you can action in your business. DON'T MISS OUT, BOOK NOW AND SECURE THE EARLY BIRD RATE!!

    Date: Wednesday 11th September
    Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Venue: Field Place Manor House & Barns, Worthing BN13 1NP
    Cost: Members: £69 + VAT| EARLY BIRD RATE £49 + VAT if booked and paid for before 31st July 
    Non-members: £99+VAT

    Please note, once you have booked you will be contacted prior to the event to make your workshop selections. 

     The Summit will include:
    • 11:45am Arrivals and networking 
    • 12:00pm Networking Lunch 
    • 1:00pm Keynote speaker
    • 2:00pm Interactive workshop
    • 3:00pm A free flow drop in session with experts and a chance for networking 
    • 4:00pm Interactive workshop
    • 5:00pm Keynote speaker
    • Tea and coffee throughout the afternoon
     Keynote speakers 

    1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Gill Fielding, Fielding Financial & Chamber Patron

    Gill will be talking about: What the 'F***'!!!! Business nowadays has to have all the 'F's'! We need to be Fast, Focused, Flexible and Friendly or we FAIL! Gill Fielding will identify key strengths and attributes every business needs in order to be successful in today's world and market place. Gill will also explain what you DON'T need to be doing! Are you Focused on the wrong thing? And there's a fundamental missing 'F' from the list - come and find out what it is! 

    5:00pm - 5:45pm 
    Elena Kerrigan, Think Productive

    Elena has been instrumental in the introduction of the four-day week for her whole team. Elena encourages her team to question the purpose of every meeting and impact of everything on their to-do lists. She also takes her lunch away from her desk everyday, leaves work on time, doesn't have her email on her phone or message out of hours. Elena will wrap up the afternoon inspiring the delegates to ‘make space for what matters’ and how to successfully work a four-day week. Something many people would like to achieve.


     Workshop sessions

    The breakout sessions are planned to offer a choice of workshops to
    inspire you, develop you, train you and push you out of your comfort zone
    leaving you top tips to take away and use in your plans.

    Session 1:
    2:00pm - 2:45pm

    Choose one of the listed workshops 

    Well-being in the workplace:
    How to ensure the well-being of yourself and your employees

    How future proof is your brand?

    Al Robertson will show you how to tell your brand as a story.

    Marketing masterclass
    How to plan your marketing

    Session 2: 
    3:00pm - 3:45pm 

    Free flow break out with refreshments and drop in expert areas


    Inspirational speaker
    Listen to Jo from Piglets Pantry tell her inspirational story and the journey of their business success 
    Business Growth Mapper

    Business Awards top tips
    Learn from the experts how to make the most of your Business Awards application.

    Well-being assessments
    The Adur & Worthing Well-being team will be on hand to provide consultations to identify small changes that make a big difference.

    Meet the Chamber
    Have a chat with the Chamber Team to find out how to make the most of membership.

    Session 3:
    4:00pm - 4:45pm

    Choose one of the listed workshops 

    How to make your business purpose led
    Meg Fenn will talk about the benefits of being a purpose led business and how you can make purpose tangible and communicate that through your marketing.
    Work / Life balance: Scorching a path or just burning out?
    Chris Cooper will take you along his personal journey in corporate life and setting up a business where he was able to recognise the warning signs and how he has been able to develop a practical work/life balance.

    Digital masterclass: A guide to in-housing and creating a digital centre of excellence
    Adam Stafford and his team at Fresh Egg will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using both agencies and an in-house team and will help you discover what will work for you


    Cancellatio
    n Policy:
    Cancellations must be made before 31st of August. Everything must be paid before this date. 

    Please note there will be photography at this event. 


    • 20 September 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Impulse Leisure, Manor Road, Lancing
    Register

    It's all about connecting with people - network your lunchtime away!

    Spend your lunchtime enjoying some informal networking with like-minded business people. Chamber Hub is a well established, popular networking event which attracts a vast selection of local businesses.

    Is networking new to you? Chamber Hub is an informal event and the perfect way to get started. There will always be an Ambassador on hand to greet you and introduce you to others in the room. We want you to feel welcome so you regularly come along to our events, its proven this is the best way to build relationships and in turn build business. Remember networking is just as much about what you can do for others as what they can do for you.

    Don't delay book your place now, then just turn up with plenty of business cards and even with a colleague or two. You have nothing to lose other than an hour of your day, give it a try!

    Please feel free to bring a guest with you or forward this information to anyone you feel would benefit from attending. Future dates for your diary are on our events calendar
    This event is free

    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.




    • 27 September 2019
    • TBC

    Networking event 

    Date: 27th September
    Time: TBC 
    Venue: TBC 
    Cost:
    Members: £14 + VAT | £18 + VAT

    Topic: TBC

    • 11 October 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Impulse Leisure, Manor Road, Lancing
    Register

    It's all about connecting with people - network your lunchtime away!

    Spend your lunchtime enjoying some informal networking with like-minded business people. Chamber Hub is a well established, popular networking event which attracts a vast selection of local businesses.

    Is networking new to you? Chamber Hub is an informal event and the perfect way to get started. There will always be an Ambassador on hand to greet you and introduce you to others in the room. We want you to feel welcome so you regularly come along to our events, its proven this is the best way to build relationships and in turn build business. Remember networking is just as much about what you can do for others as what they can do for you.

    Don't delay book your place now, then just turn up with plenty of business cards and even with a colleague or two. You have nothing to lose other than an hour of your day, give it a try!

    Please feel free to bring a guest with you or forward this information to anyone you feel would benefit from attending. Future dates for your diary are on our events calendar
    This event is free

    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.



    • 25 October 2019
    • TBC

    Networking event 

    Date: 25th October
    Time: TBC 
    Venue: TBC 
    Cost:
    Members: £14 + VAT | £18 + VAT

    Topic: TBC

    • 15 November 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Impulse Leisure, Manor Road, Lancing
    Register

    It's all about connecting with people - network your lunchtime away!

    Spend your lunchtime enjoying some informal networking with like-minded business people. Chamber Hub is a well established, popular networking event which attracts a vast selection of local businesses.

    Is networking new to you? Chamber Hub is an informal event and the perfect way to get started. There will always be an Ambassador on hand to greet you and introduce you to others in the room. We want you to feel welcome so you regularly come along to our events, its proven this is the best way to build relationships and in turn build business. Remember networking is just as much about what you can do for others as what they can do for you.

    Don't delay book your place now, then just turn up with plenty of business cards and even with a colleague or two. You have nothing to lose other than an hour of your day, give it a try!

    Please feel free to bring a guest with you or forward this information to anyone you feel would benefit from attending. Future dates for your diary are on our events calendar
    This event is free

    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 November 2019
    • TBC

    Networking event 

    Date: 22nd November
    Time: TBC 
    Venue: TBC 
    Cost:
    Members: £14 + VAT | £18 + VAT

    Topic: TBC

    • 13 December 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Impulse Leisure, Manor Road, Lancing
    Register

    It's all about connecting with people - network your lunchtime away!

    Spend your lunchtime enjoying some informal networking with like-minded business people. Chamber Hub is a well established, popular networking event which attracts a vast selection of local businesses.

    Is networking new to you? Chamber Hub is an informal event and the perfect way to get started. There will always be an Ambassador on hand to greet you and introduce you to others in the room. We want you to feel welcome so you regularly come along to our events, its proven this is the best way to build relationships and in turn build business. Remember networking is just as much about what you can do for others as what they can do for you.

    Don't delay book your place now, then just turn up with plenty of business cards and even with a colleague or two. You have nothing to lose other than an hour of your day, give it a try!

    Please feel free to bring a guest with you or forward this information to anyone you feel would benefit from attending. Future dates for your diary are on our events calendar
    This event is free

    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.



    • 13 February 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Worthing Town Hall and Assembly Rooms, Chapel Road, Worthing BN11 1HA
    Register


    Better Business Show 2020

    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.

     Stand Packages:

    All Stand packages include:

    • Table - please request on booking form
    • Electric supply - please request on booking form
    • 2 Lunch box vouchers per stand
    • Bottled water
    • Exhibitor name badges
    • 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
    • Media pack to assist you with show promotion

    Sponsorship Opportunities

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

    • Headline Sponsor
    • Print Partners
    • Media Partners
    • Show Guide Sponsors
    • Goodie Bag Sponsors
    • Food Court Sponsor
    • Name badge sponsor
    For more information please contact Tracie by calling 01903 203484 or email tracie@worthingandadurchamber.co.uk

    Package A

    2 Metre Stand in Main Hall / Entrance

    Priority Booking 
    £195 + VAT

    Early Bird Booking  
    £215 + VAT


    Stand Bookings placed after 31st October 
    £239 + VAT

    Package B

    3 Metre Stand in Main Hall / Entrance

    Priority Booking
     
    £245 + VAT


    Early Bird Booking
    £265 + VAT


    Stand Bookings placed after 31st October
    £299 + VAT

    Package C

    4 Metre Stand in Main Hall / Entrance

    Priority Booking
    £325 + VAT

    Stand Bookings placed after 31st October
    £379 + VAT

    Package D

    2 Metre Stand in Richmond Room

    Early Bird Booking 
    £149 + VAT

    Stand Bookings placed after 31st October 
    £165 + VAT

    Package E 

    3 Metre Stand in Richmond Room 

    Early Bird Booking
    £205 + VAT

    Stand Bookings placed after 31st October 
    £225 + VAT

    Pop Up banner

    £35 + VAT

    * Please note this package is for a banner ONLY at the event and doesn't include the rest of the package options listed above


    Cancellation Policy: 
    Cancellations must be made by Monday 6th January 2020. After this point refunds will not be made for any stand bookings and any outstanding invoices must be paid in full.


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Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce is the trading name of Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ltd.
Company registered in England & Wales. Company number: 00345261.  
VAT No: 275 6477 60
Registered Office: Sphere Business Centre, Broadwater Road, Worthing,
West Sussex BN14 8HJ
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