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The Business Network Chester is like a really good casserole. Lots of ingredients, all left to slowly cook and intermingle over a long period of time and as we all know a good casserole is always worth waiting for, and gets better and better, the longer and more slowly it is cooked. So if you are a Fast food kind of person then we are probably not right for you.
Olivia Stefanino
Be Your Own Guru Ltd
Having recently joined The Business Network Chester, I have found Tracy and her team to be very welcoming, inclusive and helpful, I can only say that I'm very happy with my decision to join.
Jonathan Davies
Jonathan Davies Photographic
The Business Network is a fantastic group of business owners and directors, who are more like a family than network of business associates. Tracy and Hayley are fantastic leaders and facilitators for the Network, with a wealth of knowledge for connecting excellent professionals and business owners. As a business owner, I couldn't recommend this group more highly.
Paul Hughes
SHEQ Health & Safety Consultants Ltd
The Business Network lunches attract high quality attendees and the organisers put a great deal of effort into understanding the kind of contacts that each member is looking to make. The result is that more often than not you find yourself sitting with other members with whom there is genuine scope for you to do business with, making the experience both enjoyable and very worthwhile.
Nick Clarke
Aaron & Partners Llp
I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for arranging the introduction to Sue Brocklehurst of the University of Chester Academies Trust at the last Business Network lunch. Sue was genuinely surprised during the initial introductions to learn of all the services, the members on her table could offer to the Trust. Sue did comment that having received a personal invitation from you inviting her to lunch, she could simply not refuse! I have subsequently emailed Sue and I am hoping that your initial introduction will turn into some real business. Thank as always for your continuing support and assistance.
John Loney
Oliver and Co
This network is the best I have ever attended. The combination of Hayley and Tracy brings a certain magic to the group. Tracy is a fabulous connector and Hayley a fabulous organiser. During Covid-19 the network has, dare I say it, got even better! There are online networking events, seminars, updates, 121's, netwalking and more. I know the members of the network better than before 2020 and although I can't wait to get back to lunch at The Chester Grosvenor, I hope we can continue with many of the other ways of connecting.
Julia Worthington
Amber Coaching for Fundraisers
I just wanted to write and thank you for such a great afternoon. Every lunch I come to I have a great time, meet new people and always come away with useful contacts and future leads. Today's raffle donation was ?140 which is fantastic and takes your total raised this year to ?515 as well as kindly allowing me to attend the lunches so I really appreciate your support. We will write a formal thank you but wanted to send this in the mean time while I'm fresh from 'Boom Whacking'!
Laura Irving
Claire House Childrens Hospice
Completely new to business networking. The Business Network Chester is a fantastic place to meet other professionals without any hard sell. I would certainly encourage anybody who is thinking about joining a networking group to give The Business Network Chester a try.
Rachael Evans
ABL Planning and Development
I have been a member of Business Network Chester for many years, since the launch in 2010, it is one of the best networking events in Chester. The members support each other and Tracy Griffiths who runs the network is amazing and wants to ensure all the members do well in their roles/companies.
Abi Smith
Grosvenor Insurance
This is a top class networking group. The leadership and devotion of the group is second to none. I would have no hesitation in recommending anyone to this inspiration and friendly group of people for Business in Chester and Cheshire.
Lisa Johnson
Square One Training
I absolutely love the Business Network Chester, it is brimming with inspirational people which makes networking a dream. I always come away with new ideas from the meetings and more importantly I have a network of people to call upon when I need, who I like and trust.
Jo Houlbrook
Houlbrook Physiotherapy
This truly is the most amazing network I have ever been a part of, the hosts Tracy & Hayley run the events so very well and ensure they are always enjoyable. It’s a fabulous network of people from Chester and across Cheshire and North Wales who have really pulled together throughout lockdown driven by Tracy keeping things going to support everyone. I can highly recommend this special Network group if you are considering joining one and the online meetings work fabulously on Zoom as a temporary measure until we can all get back in the room!
Lisa Barnes
Emmie B Interiors Ltd
I joined this networking group in November 2020 and I have already made some great connections at the online meetings. I like the format of breakout rooms which are well planned by Tracy who leads the meeting. I am looking forward to meeting members in person in the not too distant future!
Julie Greensword
Innovation Relief Specialists Ltd
I cannot recommend this network highly enough. Tracy ensures that every event is informative and effective and I am also sat with a great group of handpicked people from Chester and Cheshire and The Wirral. Tracy genuinely cares about your business and is an absolute master at matching people and creating opportunities. Throughout the recent lockdown Tracy stepped up and added more value (not less) and provided much needed support and advice to members. Most importantly we have fun!
Mandy Sinclair
Mandy Sinclair Coaching and Development
This is one of the best networking events I have been to. It attracts larger businesses and is for those looking to build quality, long term business contacts. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this for those who want long term quality business contacts across Cheshire and Chester.
Clare Moorhouse
Moorhouse Digital
The best networking group I have been a member of, and I network A LOT. This group has well over 70 members, and each member is loyal to supporting each other, whether its sharing business or just looking out for one another. I highly recommend any business, no matter the size to visit this great network.
Gavin Belton-Rose
Umbrella Marketing Team

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