Business networking opportunities and events

Networking is a powerful way for businesses both large and small to promote products and services, make new connections with customers and business partners, discuss new ideas with peers and to gain informal support. There is a wealth of networking opportunities available for businesses based in the London Borough of Bromley. Some are provided by regular events organised by local networking groups, whilst others are occasional events - often focussing on particular subjects or sectors.

Local networking groups

Please see a list of local networking groups.

The list is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Inclusion of any particular organisation or website should not be taken to denote endorsement by Bromley Council If you have a local networking group that you would like to be included please email us.


Due to COVID-19 there will be no networking events published on the networking events calendar. However there are some opportunities to network or attend virtual meetings. Please also visit the websites of each networking group for details of any other online networking opportunities.

Orpington Virtual Business Forum

Orpington 1st BID’s weekly webinars on Tuesdays at 10am, will discuss a variety of business support measures and includes a panel answering questions. For more information and to register visit

Beckenham Business Association

Beckenham Business Association is also holding weekly virtual meetings – supporting all businesses. Visit the Beckenham Business Association website

1230 TWC

Currently 1230 TWC is holding regular weekly virtual meetings on Wednesdays at 12.30 pm with supportive informative speakers, visit the 1230 TWC website – everyone getting an opportunity to introduce themselves. Like our face to face meetings there’s an opportunity for brainstorming too.

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) 

The FSB is the largest business representation organisation in the UK that exists to help small businesses thrive. As well as exclusive member benefits and lobbying at local and national level, we hold a minimum of 2 networking meetings every month allowing people to conduct business with each other. For more information visit the FSB website.

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