Networking for women

in London and Surrey

  • 3PlusInternational – Membership organisation that advances high-achieving women (in corporates). They offer sponsor and mentor network, training and events
  • B.hive - open office and business club for women, members can use the lounges and desks and receive free coaching, networking and talks in London, Manchester and Bristol
  • CEO mums Community – networking, support & socials in London, Brighton and East Sussex.
  • City Mothers - Social forum for working mothers with demanding careers, offer networking in City of London and Canary Wharf and a Mentoring scheme
  • City Women’s Network – events and meetings for senior women, selective network – entry upon candidate seniority and professional merit (in London)
  • Everywoman – online community for women in business
  • European Professional Women’s Network – London – on-line and off-line networking, connects women from 19 cities across the world, organises networking events, offers mentoring
  • Fabian Women – Network for women to achieve social and political change and to participate in public life, especially great for women interested in a (local) political career
  • Girl Geek Dinners - networking and technology discussions for women in technology, regional groups across the UK
  • High Flying Diva’s - networking, coaching and mentoring for professional women in London, active Linked-In group (varying locations)
  • Lady Val’s Professional Women’s Network – bi-monthly lunches with speaker for like-minded women executives (in London) – formerly The Hoxton Apprentice
  • The room upstairs - friendly network for women in business, meet in Covent Garden, London
  • Interim Women - research, news, networking and mentoring for free-lance and interim women, mainly London, some regional
  • Progressive Women - Networking, training and debates to empower women to become leaders, Central London
  • Working mothers in Business – active Linked-In group, also organises bi-monthly networking lunches for women (mostly in Manchester)
  • M3 – Marketing Media Mums -  not for profit network that provides events and networking opportunities for mums in corporate roles within the marketing and media industries, in varying locations across Central London
  • National Women’s Network – encourages women to seek senior and managerial positions and share thoughts and ideas, events organised by regional branches
  • Sister snog - off-line networking for women, business club for sassy directors, entrepreneurs and decision-makers and experts, selective, applicants are screened (London-based)
  • The Pink Shoe Club - connects women of influence to explore ideas, business and opportunities, has close links with parliament and active campaigns to promote and encourage female leadership. Active in London and North-West
  • The Sorority - off-line and on-line global network for inspiring professional women with success, business club, articles by inspiring women on work, life and style, membership by invitation only (via an on line pledge)
  • The Room Upstairs - friendly network for women in business, meet in Covent Garden, London
  • The Transition Network – online support and inspiration for women over 50 (in the US) transitioning to the next career…or whatever is next, this is wonderful, perhaps we need a UK-branch?
  • The Athena Network - aimed at business women, regional branches throughout the UK, for members it offers network meetings, training in networking, coaching and new business opportunities
  • We Are The City - portal for networking for women in the city, list of women’s networking organisations, list of networking events and high quality articles for business women in the city
  • Women in Banking and Finance - network for women in banking and finance, also clubs in Scotland, Bristol and Dublin
  • Women in Banking and Finance Speakers Club - City and Canary Wharf – giving women all they need to speak well in public, affiliated with Toastmasters, only open for WiBF members.
  • Women in Retail - Exclusive Members’ Organisation for board and senior women working in the Retail Industry, events in London

Networking for Female Entrepreneurs in London and Surrey

  • Fabulous Women - non-membership networking,  in Surrey and South-West London
  • Forward Ladies – networking for business women, groups in Yorkshire, North-West and London
  • Ladies who Latte - networking at monthly meetings, free, in Surrey, Kent, Sussex
  • More to life than shoes - networking groups for female entrepreneurs, professionals and career-changers, offering support and inspiration with life changes. Local meet-ups, on line networking and magazine – groups mainly in the South-West
  • Mumpreneur UK – support network for mums in business
  • Mumpreneurs networking club, a good gossip - local networking for women, in person, in Surrey and Sussex
  • Mums business directory – on line directory for business mums, offers to list your business against a fee
  • Motivating Mum - networking, business brainstorming and inspirational talks with networking for mums in business. Staines, and being renewed in Wimbledon, Kingston, Chiswick, Putney
  • Surrey Business Mums- free networking group for local people who run their own business whilst juggling parenting and childcare – childcare available on site
  • The Athena Network – aimed at business women, regional branches throughout the UK, for members it offers network meetings, training in networking, coaching and new business opportunities
  • The Women’s Business Club - networking, education and promotional help for women entrepreneurs, active in most regions of the UK
  • Women in Business – aimed at business women, regional groups throughout the UK, for members it offers monthly network meetings, training and new business opportunities
  • Women Unlimited – Moxie Club - aimed at women entrepreneurs,  learn and work on your business with other women, in London, King’s Cross
  • WIRE – networking, training and support for women entrepreneurs in rural enterprise
  • 12 30 The Women’s Company - networking, training and learning for women in business, Bromley

Networking for women in other regions

  • B.hive - open office and business club for women, members can use the lounges and desks and receive free coaching, women’s networking and talks in London, Manchester and Bristol
  • CEO mums Community – networking, support & socials in London, Brighton and East Sussex.
  • Motivating Mum East Hertfordshire – Training, Support and Networking
  • Working mothers in Business – active Linked-In group, also organises bi-monthly networking lunches – Manchester region
  • Women into the network – WIN – women’s business networking, also offers inspiration, training and support – North East UK
  • 12 30 The Women’s Company - networking, training and learning for women in business, Bromley, Ashford, East Grinstead, Rochester, Croydon, Margate