Network with like-minded, local business people to make new contacts.

Join us at the beautiful Wisteria Hotel for a little lunchtime networking.

Happy New Year! Here we are in 2020! What does this year have in store for you and your business? Join us at the beautiful Wisteria Hotel for a little lunchtime networking.


12pm arrivals, networking and light lunch provided

12:30 FSB update and welcome, round the room introductions. Share what you do and what you’re looking for- why not bring a product, prop or pictures to bring your business or idea to life! Don’t forget to bring lots of business cards.

January's speaker is Sue Kirby, Economic Development & Programme Manager for Rutland County Council, who will talk about local business support opportunities - a must for all in business! There will also be an opportunity to meet Kevin Thomas, their new Economic Development Officer.

#FSBConnect aims to support all types of business and those interested in starting a business, with information, networking and support. All are welcome to this event which aims to showcase the great quality of ‘what we’ve got’ in Rutland and why there’s Multum in Parvo - much in little!

When : Regularly every second Tuesday of every month at 12 - 2pm

Where: Wisteria Hotel, 4 Catmos Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW

Cost: The cost is £10 for FSB members and £15 for non-members

For general enquiries regarding the event please contact Nicola Moss on 07917 628922 or by email to [email protected]

Event Background:

This event is organised with the support of Rutland County Council's Economic Development team and aims to provide support for local businesses. FSB lobby and campaign on business issues and we may be able to help, so let the organisers know what’s affecting you.

Follow us on twitter @FSBEastMids @FSB_L_N_R and use the hashtag #FSBconnect

Plenty of free parking at the venue - the car park is at the rear of the Hotel, accessed via South Street - postcode for satnav users is LE15 6HD. Arrive at reception and they will point you towards our meeting place.

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