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Third Friday of Every Month*

(Not including school holidays)*

Wivenhoe House

Wivenhoe Park

Park Road,




The BWN Event Dates

20th Jan, 24th Feb, 17th March, 21st April, 19th May, 16th June, WED 19th July, 15th Sept, 20th Oct, 17th Nov and WED 13th Dec

(3rd Friday of each month – Big events Birthday event March, Summer event July, Christmas event November.)

You can pay as you go or pay once for the year and get a better than early bird ticket with the Golden Ticket Contact your local coordinator to get yours

Exhibit at any of our events for just £35.  

Would you like to sponsor this event? £100 includes a 10 minutes speaking slot, exhibitors stand, 1 ticket and business literature on every place setting and online marketing prior and after the event across our social media and digital marketing too.

Golden ticket discount applies – £13.50 to exhibit and £75 to sponsor an event.


Building Blocks to a Successful Business: What have you forgot!

fight the fear Mandie Holgate speakingSponsored by?

When you run your own business you concentrate on sales and growing the business.However too many businesses risk serious damage to their success and business’s future by not putting into place the foundations of a successful business.

It’s only when something goes wrong that the business realises there are actions they should have been taking. In this Q and A Masterclass Jayne Meek from Spritz Monkey, Jo Hunt from Chestnut Associates, Sam Stone from NatWest and Jenny Animashaun from    JA Business Services have over 80 years of combined knowledge to answer your questions!

Have you joined the powerful Insiders yet?




19th July – 5 sure fire steps to getting your audience to Wow!

     Colin mclean speaking skills EssexSponsored by?

 Big Shopping, Networking & International Speaking Expert Event!

Colin McLean is an international expert on powerful communication skills and how to create the wow factor for your audiences. Supporting TV presenters, business leaders and now us in this interactive session learn how to;

Amplify your speaking skills.The sure fire ways to lose your audience.The power techniques to getting the results you want in every presentation.1st x 20 to book get a guaranteed promo slot. Bring your business cards for the Promo table. Learn about local and national events. To get more from Colin join The Insiders – Are you in yet?




15th September – 

International Speaker and Author of Fast! :Gordon Tredgold! – 

Fast approach to success


Gordon Tredgold

Sponsored by?

As seen at NASA and international conferences around the world best selling author and international speaker Gordon is flying into the UK and speaking for us! This is a NOT TO BE MISSED event. Top 100 Inc writer. As seen on TV. Learn the skills he teaches his international clients to increased success through F.A.S.T. Focus, Accountability, Simplicity and Transparency. This event could change your life!

Would you like to sponsor this event? It could be an awesome opportunity.

(All with low cost / no cost ideas that really work!) Keith Grinsted is also an Affiliate and is proving very popular with his webinars and advice too! Are you in yet?




Find yourself free to attend at the last minute?

It’s fine to just turn up on the day. Bring 2 guests to an event and attend that event for FREE!

Up coming events are shown on the right of this page or you can refer to the calendar.
Would you like to learn more about why our network works for business, confidence, motivation and success? Read more about the structure of events and what to expect here.

Please note when booking our events that by purchasing a ticket and walking through our doors you are aware that we do take photos and short videos to enable us to further promote you and raise your brand awareness. If you wish to not be included could you advise us prior to the event and we will ensure you are not filmed or photographed.

Colchester The BWN Coordinator – Mandie Holgate

Founder of The Business Womans Network Mandie Holgate still hosts our North Essex events as well as being a Business Coach to busy Business Owners and hosting privately funded training programmes for businesses in areas of Confidence, Achieving your gaols, Creativity, Marketing & Sales, Business Growth, Public Speaking, Focus, Accountability, Leadership, Networking, Reputation, Business Communication,Time Management, Motivation & Fear of the Phone.

Mandie is also a powerful professional speaker who really gets her audiences thinking and changing their actions having spoken for national conferences and is often in the media speaking about business success as well as areas such as work life balance and serious illness and successful business.

Mandie is also Colchester Business Enterprise Agencies Business Coach.

To learn more about our Founder say “Hi” on her social media all accessible via her website

Mandie’s second book can be ordered now on Amazon and you can join Mandie on The Insiders where you can ask any question to help increase your success. To learn more about our Founder say “Hi” on her social media all accessible via her website Mandie also has courses aimed at busy business owners from just £14 (everything she does it aimed at helping you make sacks of cash, not spend it!) And you can get a discount on these too as an Insider.

Mandie likes to guarantee everyone to the BWN a warm welcome so look out for this face

Our Official Photographer for Colchester – Jayne Lloyd

Jayne is a professional photographer working with businesses to create images that demonstrate their services and products visually so their marketing sets them apart from their competitors.

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Twitter: @jaynelloyd
Instagram: @jayne_lloyd
Facebook: Jayne Lloyd Photography
Phone: 07751 233292

Our Sponsors

Would you like your business promoted here?  You can have your logo and contact information included on every page of this site with a link to your business for £200 through to the end of 2017! We were named as one of the top 15 resources in the UK for female entrepreneurs by 99 Designs in 2016. Would you like to get in front of our audiences?

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