Business networking organisations

Northamptonshire Business Networking

Come and meet local entrepreneurs, sole traders and small business owners based in Northamptonshire and surrounding areas. Our monthly (every third Monday) networking events provides an opportunity for you to seek business support and develop your business network and ideas with like minded people throughout Northamptonshire.

Starting, running and growing your business can be a lonely venture, but you are not alone! So why not pop along and learn from and be inspired by other business professionals.

Aside from our own monthly Northamptonshire Business Networking events there are many opportunities to network and mingle with fellow business professionals in the county. See below a list of selected events:


Cognates Northampton


To create collaborative business networking groups that are accessible and fun. Where members not only find work for each other but develop on personal and professional levels without undue pressure.

Corby Business Network


Open to businesses in the Corby District and surrounding villages including Weldon, Rockingham, Gretton, Cottingham, Middleton, East Carlton, Stanion, and Little Stanion.


Digital Northampton

​Digital Northampton is a collaboration between local digital businesses, the University of Northampton, and Northamptonshire County Council designed to support digital innovation in and around Northampton.

East Northants Business Network

​Business community for businesses based in East Northants, Stanwick, Raunds, Oundle, Thrapston and surrounding villages.

Federation of Small Businesses (fsb)

​Its mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. Events are free and open to all small businesses and the self-employed across the UK.


Kettering Business Network

​Business community for businesses based in Kettering, Desborough, Rothwell, Burton Latimer and surrounding villages.


Love Corby

Love Corby is an online portal supported by a not for profit consortium of Corby businesses, to promote the local area, its businesses and attractions.

Make it your Business

Events delivered all over the country, where women can meet established local female entrepreneurs, learn from their experiences and network with other local aspiring female entrepreneurs.


National Enterprise Council

​Support network for all pre-start, new and established businesses

Northampton Business Network

​Business community for businesses based in Northampton, Abington, Duston, Far Cotton, and surrounding villages.

Northamptonshire Chamber

​Represents around 1,000 Northamptonshire businesses, who employ over one third of the county's workforce.


North Northants Business Network

​The North Northants Business Network is a not for profit business network providing support to the North Northamptonshire business community.


Oundle Business

​Monthly social networking evenings discussing business matters and local issues.


The Business Community


​A supportive community of around 150 small business owners with regular networking groups in Northants and the surrounding counties.


Wellingborough Business Network

​Connecting businesses in Wellingborough and villages in the surrounding area.