Relaxed Business Networking in Barry

Myself and a few other local businesses are looking to set up a relaxed biweekly networking 'meeting' over The Knap in Barry. The 'meetings' will take place on a Monday morning, and will be casual drop in opportunities where people can meet to discuss business, share knowledge and make new connections and friends. All we ask is that people purchase a drink/food from the lovely hosts.

It would be great to know if this is of interest to other Barry busineses/locals.

Thanks.

Mark Hooper Nov 27, 2014

Great idea, Crystal - I'll be there and will encourage others too. Which coffee shop were you thinking?

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Crystal Hinam Nov 27, 2014

Brilliant! Great to hear you'll be attending Mark. 'Grey's' (owned by Romilly's) over The Knap have offered their space, it will be closed to the public on a Monday shortly so we will have it to ourselves. It is likely to be 9am - 11am.

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Jim Lewington Dec 1, 2014

Hi Crystal, we would be up for a bit of this as well. Please keep us in the loop and I look forward to meeting you. Jim

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Crystal Hinam Dec 2, 2014

Hi Jim, that's great news! I have set it up with the hosts 'Grey's' now and the first 'meeting' is next Monday 9-11am, hope you can make it? I have set up a quick website for it: http://barrynetworking.co.uk

If you could invite anyone you think maybe interested that would be fab.

I think I met you a few years ago when I was working for 'Rantmedia'? We'll find out on Monday!

Thanks again, Crystal

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Andy Green Dec 5, 2014

Sounds like a great idea for Barry. We need to better connect local businesses. I'll be there!

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Crystal Hinam Dec 7, 2014

Fab! So pleased you can make it Andy, looking forward to meeting you. See you all tomorrow.

Crystal

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Brian Dec 8, 2014

Fab morning Crystal, great to meet new people and interested in hearing about each others business, Grey's was a fantastic venue and we were well looked after by the girls. Cant wait for the next one, next month.

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Crystal Hinam Dec 9, 2014

So glad you enjoyed it Brian, it was great to see you and I agree Grey's was fab! See you at the next one on January 5th.

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Jim Lewington Dec 10, 2014

Sorry I couldn't make Monday, Crystal, but it sounds like a great success. I have put hte 5th in the Calendar and will do my level best to be there. In the meantime, have a great Christmas.

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Mark Hooper Dec 30, 2014

Hi Crystal - hoping the 5th is still on

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Crystal Hinam Dec 31, 2014

Hello all, hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. Yes Monday 5th is on. Hopefully see you all there  :-)

Happy New Year! See you in 2015!

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Andy Green Dec 31, 2014

Crystal - what time and where on Jan 5th for anyone wanting to come for the first time?

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Crystal Hinam Dec 31, 2014

Hi all, it's the first Monday of every month, in Grey's over The Knap, 9-11am drop in. If anyone's unsure or wants to pass on any info, I'll ensure the website is up to date: www.barrynetworking.co.uk

Happy New Year!

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Mark Hooper Jan 5, 2015

Really nice and informal 'un-networking' today at Greys - & great coffee to boot.

well done, again, Crystal

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Barrybados Jan 5, 2015

Unable to attend due to work (9-5) however, if there is an event outside of normal working hours, 'Barrybados' would love to attend.

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Crystal Hinam Jan 5, 2015

That's a shame 'Barrybados', if we meet at an alternative time or hear of other local events I'll let you know :-)

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Crystal Hinam Jan 5, 2015

I really enjoyed the 'un-networking' too! Glad you could make it again Mark, Andy and Brian. Hope to see you at the next one, February 2nd. I'll be spreading the word. Bro Radio said they're coming on Twitter - good news! It would be brilliant if we can get the Barry and District News to come at some point, hopefully they could promote the 'un-networking' events. I tweeted them this morning, if anyone knows anyone who can help that would be fab.

I think the things we discussed regarding Barry Business Hour on Twitter and the radio would be great!

See you soon!

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Brian Jan 6, 2015

Had a fab morning, even if Andy was pushing me nearer the window with his excitment (laugh's). The girls at Grey's have offered to let me do coffee sampling at the next event to showcase my coffee for everyone that attends, so might be worth shouting about.

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Crystal Hinam Jan 6, 2015

Brill Brian! If you want to send me a bit of info about the coffee sampling with links to your website/social media profiles I can put it on the website too? I will also post about it on social media, looks like it'll be a busy one!

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Crystal Hinam Jan 27, 2015

Hello all, hope you can make it to the next 'un-networking' meeting in Grey's, The Knap, Monday? If you have anyone else you could bring that would be fab. I've added the next meeting dates to the website in case people aren't sure when they are: http://barrynetworking.co.uk/meeting-dates/

Looking forward to seeing you all!

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Crystal Hinam Feb 25, 2015

Hello all!

Just a little reminder about the Barry Networking at Grey's, The Knap, Barry meetings, the next one is Tuesday 3rd March (next week) at 9 - 11 in Grey's, the Knap, Barry, CF62 6SW. Meetings are now the first Tuesday of every month - hope that suits you all!

 

Come along for a chat, coffee and cake. Build relationships, learn about local events, make friends and improve your business. It's free!   

Hope to see you there, looking forward to it.

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Brian Mar 2, 2015

See you all tomorrow....

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Crystal Hinam Apr 6, 2015

Hello all, me again! Barry Networking is on again tomorrow, hope to see you in Grey's bright and early, will be lovely to catch up.

 

Crystal

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