Business owners are being invited to make key contacts and win business at FSB Connect Bootle, a new monthly networking event which is being launched on Thursday, 27 April 2017 from 8.30-10.30am. Hosted by FSB member Antrec Training Limited, The Investment Centre, 375 Stanley Road, Bootle, L20 3EF, the events will bring together business owners from across the region to harness the power of business-to-business networking over breakfast and refreshments. Registration is available here. Information about all local FSB events and activities is here. FSB Connect is a national initiative from FSB, the UK’s largest business organisation with in excess of 170,000 small business members, which allows business owners to experience the same quality networking wherever they are in the UK. In the wake of FSB Connect Bootle other nearby networking sessions will follow in Crewe, Warrington and on the Wirral. The cost is just £10 per person, with parking available at The Strand Shopping Centre car park on Vermont Way, L20 4XZ. FSB members and non-members are welcome to attend. #FSBConnect online and other innovations at FSB In addition to the in-person ‘table’ networking sessions, @FSBMerseyside is hosting monthly online #FSBConnect twitter chats on topics which have included the local elections, and metro mayors, and the 2017 Budget. FSB Connect Networking coincides with a raft of innovations at FSB including new joining categories for small business owners. They are FSB Connect which is free and linked to the UK-wide networking sessions, FSB Business Creation which offers dedicated advice, finance and support for start-ups and FSB Business Essentials. New benefits include FSB Business Marketplace, a new online e-commerce platform that is currently open for members to upload their business details. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0791 762 8907.