Exeter networking events

Exeter networking events

As the financial year end approaches for many you might be thinking about how to market your business in the forthcoming year.

One way to promote your business is by attending local networking events. Networking is ideal for meeting new business contacts, finding new clients and learning new things.

If your business is local to Exeter, like ours, here are some suggestions of Exeter networking events to try.

Exeter Business Club

Exeter Business Club is a bunch of dynamic and lively group of business owners and senior managers who meet weekly on a Friday morning to network, share knowledge and promote their businesses, get help and support and, above all, to have fun.

When: Every Friday, 7.15am – 9.00am
Where: Isca Bowling Centre, Summer Lane, Whipton, Exeter EX4 8NT
Who: Membership is open to every type of business, although to prevent any conflicts within the group there is a one member per profession rule.


Business@Breakfast is non-profit making, networking and referral group where local business people work together to help each other’s businesses grow and succeed.

When: Fortnightly on a Tuesday, 7.00am – 8.30am
Where: Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel, Southernhay East, Exeter EX4 8NT
Who: Membership is open to every type of business, although to avoid internal competition and to maximise the benefit to members, only one member of each type of business or profession is allowed within each branch.

The Business Network

The Business Network is a monthly lunchtime event designed to enable businesses to build close working links and establish a ‘support network’ of business contacts.

When: Monthly on a Wednesday, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Where: Various – Sandy Park, Exeter Racecourse and Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
Who: Open to senior decision makers at all type of business.

Exeter PA Network

The Exeter PA Network is a professional networking group for all admin support professionals in Exeter and surrounding areas. The group hosts training, development, social and networking events. 

When: Monthly on the third Thursday of the month, 7.30am – 9.00am
Where: Various
Who: Open to all admin support professionals in Exeter and surrounding areas

The 373 Group

The 373 Group is a friendly business networking group developed to help existing or potential small businesses make the contacts, obtain the knowledge and gain the inspiration to help their businesses grow successfully.

When: Monthly
Where: Various
Who: Anyone can come to the events, whether they are thinking of starting a business or are experienced directors.

South West Business Connections

South West Business Connections runs a monthly networking lunch with sit down two-course lunch, networking opportunities and a Speakers Corner Slot.

When: Monthly, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Where: Various
Who: Open to all businesses. Members of South West Business Connections benefit from a reduced lunch rate.

Exeter Chamber of Commerce

The Exeter Chamber of Commerce is a membership organisation which represents, informs and helps local businesses.

When: Monthly, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Where: Various
Who: Open to all Exeter Chamber members and guests.

Photo credit: Andy Thomas. Taken at Exeter Business Club.

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