“An excellent training session that I thoroughly recommend to even those who are seasoned networkers.”

Carmen Irving | Madcat Travel

We’re extremely passionate about helping all networkers become better networkers! That’s why we don’t just run networking events – we also help you network much more effectively at these events.

Training sessions are delivered by Andrew Smith of ABN. Andrew is a multiple award-winning networker who has been delivering networking training and helping individuals and companies win new business for more than 10 years.

Networking Skills Training Sessions

Networking works – but only if it’s used properly, including clear goals, skills and actions. Would you like your staff to develop their networking knowledge, skills and confidence so they can gain new opportunities for your business? Effective relationship-building leads to both personal development and on-going new business opportunities. But is that happening throughout your company?

Our networking skills training sessions cover the full networking process, including:

  • Developing a simple networking strategy to match the company’s sales & marketing goals
  • Choosing the right events to attend
  • How to join groups, develop rapport and start to build relationships
  • Key questions to ask – and topics to avoid!
  • Building a short, sharp and memorable pitch
  • Following up correctly after each event
  • Blending offline and online networking to get the right mix
  • Making relationships ongoing to develop new business opportunities

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To discuss a tailored session for your team, please email info@next-business.co.uk or call 01224 900147 and we’ll talk things through

Here are just a few reviews from ourclients

How to get involved

Since 2008, north-east companies have been using ABN networking services to win over £25m in new business.

Step 1

Pick a service

Select one of our highly effective services to start your ABN journey.

Step 2

Sign up!

Just follow the super simple instructions to get the your ABN ball rolling.

Step 3

Let’s chat

We'll be in touch to show you how to maximise your purchase and some top tips!

Step 4

Ready to go

You're now all set and ready to grow your network and win new business.

Find out more and sign up for any of our 6 services and/or online community below. Or let us help you choose! Take our Personal Networking Assessment online (it won’t take you long!) or email info@next-business.co.uk and we’ll call to chat through options with you.

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ABN clients have won well over £25m in new business

Get in touch today and we’ll help you win more business.

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