Welcome to The Colony Networking Group

Are you a small business looking for networking and speaker events, training workshops or support with your networking and business development strategy in order to grow your business?

View our current events below and sign up for our events newsletter to receive event updates, business blogs, offers and resources.

Whether you’re an experienced networker or new to the networking arena,  Colony Networking and Colony Women in Business events offer a professional yet friendly format. Events provide great content, fresh themes every month and maximum connection opportunities both during and afterwards as we continue to support and champion your business and can broker great business connections and introductions for you.

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Latest Colony Updates

Sunday Scheduling:
A brand new week. What's in yours? Any #networking / business events or plans you'd like to share that might interest others or let people get to know you more?

Here's some of what I'm up to or aware of.

Mon 12
* Monthly Marketing Ma…https://t.co/636UDsoit6

Friday Feel-Good Feedback...
...is definitely when your week concludes ten times better than the week before so a few words of positive feedback and thanks are due.

Progress made this week on Lymm Business Centre (now half decorated); client work won and…https://t.co/VncZKvPJrC

Calling contacts near #Liverpool
Would you like to attend this business #networking and speaker event on Thursday 8 November (16.30-18.30) at the Mann Island Regus offices?

No obligation, no cost, just networking, refreshments provided by Room Forty, qua…https://t.co/WC8G274Zlv

Sunday Scheduling:
Are you looking forward to your week? Any #networking or other business events you'd like to share. It's all about #Liverpool and #Warrington for me this week.

I'm looking forward to supporting Sharples Group Ltd with their new office…https://t.co/v8iuOH6ZeT

Friday Feel-Good Feedback... with a late mark!
I like to post a Friday round-up with thanks & positive feedback for someone or something. I've not missed a Friday until yesterday.

Some weeks it takes more digging to reveal the feel-good factor because ru…https://t.co/5JLMQN2gcC

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What are Colony Networking events like?

Colony runs mixed-gender networking events and women in business events.

Watch these short clips to see an event and hear from attendees and owner, Kirsty James.

What are Colony events like

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About The Colony Networking Group

Colony organises events that support local businesses and communities in the Warrington area. The business networking group was first piloted in 2008 and then properly founded as The Colony Networking Group in 2010. In 2015, Colony Community was launched to offer events to individuals. In 2017 Colony Women was launched in response for female-only business events. Scroll down to read more about the different face of Colony.

Colony Networking

Colony Networking offers PAYG, non-membership networking and training events to male and female business owners based or trading in the Liverpool-Warrington-Manchester corridor.

Colony Networking runs two types of small business event. NETWORKING drop-in sessions are informal group events that offer open networking followed by different themes, presentations and activities. WORKSHOPS are pre-bookable structured events comprising networking but mainly intended as hands-on training or business support on a specific subject.

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Colony Community

Colony Community is a new community initiative launched in 2015 to help busy families access information and services on their doorstep relevant to modern day family lifestyle challenges.

Colony Community runs information and awareness events and practical workshops under the brand Think Family Matters intended for individuals and of particular benefit to parents, guardians and carers. The current topics include health and nutrition, eSafety and social media, mental health, and family finances.

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Colony Blogs

Read our blogs which support our event themes and offer advice, support, and inspiration for your small business.