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Business Networking Events in Sheffield: The 2020 List

Coronavirus Update:

Networking meetings may be postponed or cancelled because of coronavirus . Always check with the meeting organiser.

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Looking for business networking events in Sheffield and South Yorkshire?

There’s a wide range of networking events in Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster as well as Sheffield itself. This list covers regular events with links to find out more about them.

Check all the details with the organiser because the venues and timings may change.

Use these shortcuts to skip to the events you’re most interested in:

​Free Business Networking Events

Pay-as-You-Go Business Networking Events

Paid Membership Networking Groups

If you network across a wider area, there are similar lists for Leeds and Huddersfield.

Do you run a regular networking event that’s not on the list? Get in touch and I’ll be happy to add it.

Free Business Networking Events in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

Barnsley Networking at Burrows Toyota

Burrows Toyota Barnsley, Claycliffe Island, Barugh Green Road, Barnsley, S75 2RS

Build quality connections at this relaxed networking event. You have the opportunity to present a sixty-second pitch to room, as well as, enjoy open networking over a cup of coffee and a breakfast sandwich.

3rd Wednesday of the month 09:30-11:30

Cost: FREE

Read more about Barnsley Networking at Burrows Toyota

CreativeMornings

Various locations in Sheffield

CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!

Monthly 08:30-10:00. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: FREE

Read more about CreativeMornings

Dearne Valley Networking

Costa Coffee (upstairs), Manvers Way, Wath upon Dearne, S63 7DQ

This monthly event has a friendly and informal networking style, where delegates have the opportunity to briefly introduce their business followed by an opportunity to meet others and build connections.

Monthly 07:45-09:30. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: FREE

Read more about Dearne Valley Networking

Doncaster Women’s Business Networking

Holiday Inn Express, Bullrush Grove, First Point Business Park, Doncaster, DN4 8SJ

The aim of the meeting is for businesswomen to get to know, like and trust each other. And to build a community through friendship and recommendations. The meeting and parking are free but you will need to bring coffee money.

1st Tuesday of the month 10:00-12:00

Cost: FREE

Read more about Doncaster Women’s Business Networking

Inox Networking Breakfast

Inox, Level 5, Student’s Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield, S10 2TG

The Inox breakfast network events are the perfect environment for positive, proactive & productive networking. Hear from a guest speaker in a relaxed and informal environment with a complimentary breakfast.

Last Friday of the month 07:00-09:00

Cost: FREE

Read more about Inox Networking Breakfast

Local Biz Networking

BizSpace Barnsley, Oaks Business Park, Barnsley, S71 1HT

This monthly event focuses on educational networking. At every event there’s a speaker who’ll talk about the latest ‘Hot Topic’ to help you in business.

Last Friday of the monthly 10:30-12:00. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: FREE

Read more about Local Biz Networking

Networking with Local Businesses/Local Experts

Wath Golf Club, Abdy Road, Abdy, S62 7SJ

A great opportunity to meet other local like-minded individuals who want to grow their businesses and make new contacts. Format – meet 12-15 local businesses – have time to talk to them and network with other guests.

Monthly 12:00-14:00. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: FREE

Read more about Networking with Local Businesses/Local Experts

Sheffield DM

Sheffield Tap, Sheaf Street, #1b, Sheffield, S1 2BP

Sheffield DM is a bi-monthly digital marketing event in Sheffield. The goal is to bring digital marketers of all experience levels, all skill sets and all interests together to share their knowledge and learn from others. Sheffield DM is sponsored by Evoluted.

Every other month 18:00-19:30

Cost: FREE

Read more about Sheffield DM

WordPress Sheffield

Cantor Building, Part of Sheffield Hallam University, 153 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NU

This group is for everyone who loves WordPress. Local developers, designers and publishers share their experience and knowledge.

2nd Tuesday of each month 18:00-20:30.

Cost: FREE

Read more about WordPress Sheffield

Yorkshire Mafia – Sheffield Symposium

Domo Restaurant, Eagle Works, 34-36 Cotton Mill Walk, Little Kelham, Sheffield S3 8DH

The Sheffield Symposium is a staple of The Yorkshire Mafia’s event calendar and is well-known for providing a relaxed space for B2B networking and relationship building.

Thursday 7 July 18:00-23:00 (Check website for other dates)

Cost: FREE

Read more about Yorkshire Mafia – Sheffield Symposium

Pay-as-You-Go Business Networking Events in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

City Region Networking Breakfast – Chamber of Commerce

Various locations in the Sheffield City Region

A generous supply of business cards is essential to the success of this unique networking event. A literature exchange table will be made available for the display of company brochures and literature (one item per business).

Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: Members £14.95 + VAT and non-members £21.95 + VAT (includes breakfast)

Read more about City Region Networking Breakfast

Destination Depot Networking

The Depot Bakery, 92 Burton Road, Sheffield, S3 8DA

This weekly event is a fully inclusive networking group. If you’re looking for a group to meet new clients, share work or just make some extra valued contacts head along to a meeting.

Every Tuesday 07:15-09:00

Cost: £10 (includes breakfast)

Read more about Destination Depot Networking

Doncaster Business Breakfast Club – Doncaster Chamber of Commerce

El Futuro Wine And Tapas, Lakeside Blvd, Doncaster, DN4 5PL

Meet and network with like-minded business people – all whilst enjoying a light breakfast buffet. You will benefit from both open networking as well as our speed networking.

Check the website for dates and to book.

Monthly 09:30-11:30

Cost: Free for members and £10 + VAT for non-members (includes breakfast)

Read more about Doncaster Business Breakfast Club

Kelham Networking

V or V, Wharncliffe Works, Green Ln, Sheffield, S6 3AF

This business networking event is relaxed and informal. You can meet new contacts, build relationships and gain new clients. Tickets must be purchased through Eventbrite.  Cash payments at the event are not accepted.

Every other Thursday 10:00-11:30 (Check website for dates)

Cost: £5

Read more about Kelham Networking

Knights Network

Castle Park, Armthorpe Rd, Doncaster DN2 5QB

A professional, informal lunch for business people to share knowledge, contacts and expertise at the home of Doncaster Knights.

1st Tuesday of the month 12:00-14:30

Cost: £12 (early-bird) or £15 on the day

Read more about Knights Network

Perfect People

Each meeting has informal networking, a 2-minute introduction from each business and a guest speaker. You also have the chance to enjoy lunch too.

Cost: £20 per meeting (includes lunch) or £15 without lunch

Perfect People Barnsley Lunch

Ibis Hotel, Whinby Rd, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3TX

Every other Tuesday 11:00-13:00.

Read more about Perfect People Barnsley Lunch

Perfect People Rotherham Lunch

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Magna Way, Templeborough S60 1FD

Every other Thursday 11:00-13:00.

Read more about Perfect People Rotherham Lunch

Power Hour Network

Cubana Tapas Bar, Unit 4 Leopold Street, Sheffield, S1 2JG

The Power Hour is a monthly marketing session by 0114 Marketing to help the Sheffield City Region business community understand and implement marketing in to their own business.

Monthly 16:30-18:30. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: £10 + Eventbrite fee

Read more about Power Hour Network

Real Networking Club

Mercure Sheffield Parkway hotel, Britannia Way, Catcliffe, S60 5BD

At this Rotherham networking event, you’ll hear a 60-second pitch from each business. Take part in 2 x 121s in the meeting. And hear a 10-minute business spotlight.

Real Networking Breakfast Club

Monthly 08:00-10:00. Check website for dates

Real Networking Brunch Club

Monthly 10:00-12:00. Check website for dates

Cost: £15 (includes breakfast).

Read more about Real Networking Breakfast Club

Showroom Workstation Business Club

Showroom Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

A monthly business meet-up of creative, digital and cultural minds from Sheffield. This is a great opportunity to meet, share experiences and ask questions.

Monthly 08:00-10:00. Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: £6.98

Read more about Showroom Workstation Business Club

Simply Business Networking – Chamber of Commerce

Various locations in Sheffield

Simply Business is a series of events created by Sheffield Chamber to allow you to create those all-important connections and network with fellow members.

Check the website for dates and to book.

Cost: Free for members and £15 for non-members (includes light breakfast)

Read more about Simply Business Networking

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> Yorkshire Business Exhibitions

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Paid Membership Networking Groups in Sheffield and South Yorkshire

4Networking

4Networking is a UK-wide business networking group. Members can attend any of its meetings across the country.

Each meeting includes a 40-second introduction round, a 20-minute speaker slot (4Sight) and 3 x 10-minute 1-2-1s.

Cost: £15 per meeting (includes breakfast). Non-members can attend 2 meetings before joining. Check website for membership details and to book a place.

Read more about 4Networking

4N Barnsley Breakfast

The Fairway, Elmhirst Lane, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 4LS

Every other Thursday 08:00-10:00.

Read more about 4N Barnsley

4N Sheffield and Rotherham Breakfast

Carlton Park Hotel, 102 Moorgate Road, Rotherham S60 2BG

Every other Wednesday 08:00-10:00.

Read more about 4N Sheffield and Rotherham Breakfast

4N Sheffield Lunch

Grosvenor Casino, Sheffield, 87 Duchess Road, Sheffield S2 4BG

Every other Monday 12:00-14:00

Read more about 4N Sheffield Lunch

BforB Networking

You have the opportunity to present your business, and hear from a keynote speaker at each meeting.

Cost:  £10 per meeting (£12.50 for evening meetings). Check website for membership details and to become a visitor

BforB Networking – Doncaster Cadeby

Cadeby Inn, Main Street, Cadeby, Doncaster DN5 7SW

Every other Monday 17:30 until 19:30

Read more about BforB Networking Doncaster Cadeby

BforB Networking – Doncaster Bawtry

The Crown Hotel, Market Place, High St, Bawtry, Doncaster DN10 6TJ

Every other Thursday 10:00 until 11:30

Read more about BforB Networking Doncaster Bawtry

BNI

BNI is a global networking organisation based on the idea of ‘Givers Gain’. Members pass referrals to each other during the meetings.

Only 1 business per category is allowed to be a member. Visitors may attend chapter meetings twice before joining. Contact the chapter to arrange a visit.

Cost: Check website for membership details and to become a visitor

Read more about BNI

Inspire BNI

Aston Hall Hotel, Worksop Road, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2EE

Every Thursday 07:00

Read more about Inspire BNI

Phoenix BNI

Holiday Inn, West Bawtry Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 4NA

Every Friday 07:00

Read more about Phoenix BNI

Soaraways BNI

Upstairs @ P J Taste, 54 Staniforth Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3HB

Every Friday 07:00

Read more about Soaraways BNI

Doncaster Connect

Doncaster Knights, Castle Park, Armthorpe Rd, Doncaster DN2 5QB

This membership group consists of tradesmen, specialists & creatives. If you’d like to attend, Request an invite to one of their events.

Every Friday 06:30-08:30

Cost: Check website for membership details and to become a visitor

Read more about Doncaster Connect

My Network for Women

Quaker Meeting House, Oxford Place, Off St James Street, Doncaster, DN1 3SL

With this group, there’s no pressure to provide leads or make presentations. Just come along, make some new friends and introduce yourself and your business to the group.

2nd Tuesday of the month 10:00-12:00

Cost: £12 per meeting. Check website for membership details and to become a visitor

Read more about My Network for Women

Network B2B Rotherham

The Carlton Park Hotel, 102-104 Moorgate Rd, Rotherham, S60 2BG

A weekly networking membership group. Only 1 business per category is allowed to be a member. Non-members can attend 2 meetings before joining.

Every Tuesday 07:15-09:00

Cost: £15 per meeting. Check website for membership details.

Read more about Network B2B

Platform Networking – Women’s Business Networking

The Florentine, Tapton Park Road, Sheffield, S10 3FG

This group is made up of experienced networkers who want to do business together. But who are also keen to welcome and support those new to networking. Only 1 business per category is allowed to be a member or a visitor.

Every other Friday 09:30-11:30

Cost: £5 per meeting. Check website for membership details and to become a visitor

Read more about Platform Networking

Women in Business Network (WIBN)

A membership networking group for women. WIBN Membership is open to both business owners and employed women.

Cost: Member meeting fee of £24. Non-member visitor fee is £28. Check website for
membership details.

Read more about Women in Business Network

WIBN Sheffield & South Yorkshire

The Leopold Hotel, 2 Leopold St, Sheffield S1 2GZ

1st Wednesday of the month 12:00-14:00

Read more about WIBN Sheffield & South Yorkshire

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Related posts about Yorkshire business events:

> Leeds Business Networking Events
> Huddersfield Business Networking Events
> Yorkshire Business Exhibitions

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