The Hertfordshire Business Club Launch Presentation
A NEW BEGINNING
A NEW BEGINNINGTHE HERTFORDSHIRE BUSINESS CLUB is a joint venture between TheBusiness Club Hertfordshire and The Hertfordshire Business Independent.The two entities have joined forces to bring Hertfordshire businesses theultimate in business networking, information, resources and services – all underone brand.The Hertfordshire Business Club team have already collaborated on two verysuccessful local business initiatives:The Hertfordshire Business EXPOIn its second year and following its 4th EXPO, the largest event of its kind in thecounty.Business BUZZA series of dynamic monthly drop-in networking events, presently meeting inHarpenden, St Albans, Hemel and Watford, with many more planned for 2013and beyond.
A NEW BEGINNINGIn 2008, Hertfordshire businesses had a limited choice of business networkingorganisations.The community needed something fresh and new, and The Business Clubdelivered that.Four years on, the networking landscape has changed dramatically and it is time,again for a new apporach.The new club will retain all the best parts of The Business Club, combined witha wide variety of new events and member benefits.
A NEW BEGINNINGTHE HERTFORDSHIRE BUSINESS CLUB : THE DIFFERENCEThe only business organisation in Hertfordshire to offer:Membership at basic and premium levels on a corporate basisMonthly member’s eventsVariety of open events to suit all tastes, including breakfast, lunch and evening,plus training events & seminarsBusiness magazine subscriptionOnline presence with fully optimised business directoryServiced office and meeting space accessClub card, offering discounts and special offersHuge discounts [for premium members] on all events and in house brands, e.g.exhibition stands at The HertsEXPO and HBI advertising.
OUR VISIONOur vision is to combine our expertise to create the biggest and best businesscommunity, on-line, off-line and in print for the county of Hertfordshire.Our ethos is to embrace and engage with chambers of commerce, councils,business organisations, places of learning, and networking organisations tocontinually deliver high quality, high value events for Hertfordshire’s businesscommunity.Our style is inclusive, so many of our services will be open to all, with exclusiveand compelling benefits for our members.We have already established strong relationships and support partnerships withmany prominent local organisations, who currently support The HertsEXPO andBusiness BUZZ
OUR VISIONSUPPORTERSHERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCILWATFORD BOROUGH COUNCILDACORUM COUNCILSTEVENAGE BOROUGH COUNCILBROXBOURNE BOROUGH COUNCILWATFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCEST ALBANS & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCETHE FSBNORTH HERTFORDSHIRE COLLEGEWEST HERTS COLLEGEHERTFORD REGIONAL COLLEGEWENTA
WHAT WE DOEVENTSThe club will host a varied programmeof events to include:Monthly Premium Member’s eventsQuarterly SpeedNetworking eventsLunch eventsBig Breakfast eventsAnnual Dinner / Black Tie eventQuarterly Member’s training eventsExclusive Speaker DinnersPremium Members only events will allow a strictly limited number of guests, to allow members toinvite their own guests to experience the CLUB. All guests will need to apply for a guest pass, whichwill be open only to those with a genuine interest in joining the CLUB.Members will enjoy a massive 40% discount on all events.
WHAT WE DOTRAINING & SEMINARSThe club will develop and host a schedule of valuable training workshops andseminars on a variety of topics, designed to enhance the skills and confidence ofbusiness professionals from all sizes and genre of business.BUSINESS DIRECTORYMembers will be part of a fully optimised on-line business directory and will beable to create a profile with gallery, logos, links and video.VIRTUAL OFFICE & MEETING SPACEMembers will have access to a Hertfordshire-wide CLUBSPACE card, which willallow them to use a wide selection of meeting spaces and hot desks on an ad-hoc basis, throughout the county, with a pre-loaded credit of £20.
WHAT WE DOBUSINESS MAGAZINEEvery member will receive a copy of The Hertfordshire Business Independentthrough the post each month, and will have the opportunity of placing magazineadvertising at a 40% discount.CLUB CARDMembers will receive a CLUBCARD, which will access discounts and exclusiveoffers on a variety of local products and services, which will grow and developon a continual basis.THE HERTFORDSHIRE BUSINESS EXPOMembers will have the opportunity to exhibit at these events at 40% discount .*Subject to terms & conditions.
THE CLUB TEAM Cheryl Luzet Janice O’Neill Shelley Doyle Lucy Cooney SEO & Membership Public Relations Social Media Internet Usability Development
MEMBERSHIPBENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP STANDARD PREMIUM CLUB MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP MEMBERSHIP £8 PER MONTH £20 PER MONTH £30 PER MONTHMONTHLY MEMBERS EVENTS10% DISCOUNT ON ALL EVENTS40% DISCOUNT ON ALL EVENTSHOTDESK CARDSTANDARD DIRECTORY LISTINGPREMIUM DIRECTORY LISTINGFREE : MONTHLY BUSINESS E-BOOKMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION40% DISCOUNT ON MAGAZINE ADVERTISINGCLUB CARD40% DISCOUNT ON A 2M EXHIBITION STAND
MEMBER’S WELCOME PACK TO INCLUDE: Member’s badge CD with club logos, email footer, networking guide, directory upload guidelines, etc. CLUBcard plus list of current exclusive offers CLUBspace card plus list of venues