“In just a few weeks we’ve signed three new clients as a direct result of engaging with ABN and have two more on the horizon as additional referrals. It’s who we’ve met through ABN that’s building our business.“

Adam Bell | The Moment Agencies

Launched in 2008, Aberdeen Business Network (ABN) provides a unique and highly effective range of 6 networking services to North East businesses and organisations, as well as the free, online 7000-member ABN Community. ABN Clients have now won well over £25m in new business!

The ability to combine the right networking service(s) with a unique online business community gives our clients a huge advantage in their business development activities. Options include networking events, business-matching (Contact Builder), 11 x ‘Ten’ sales intel groups, networking skills training, premier memberships (ABN Gold) and online advertising (on ABN Community) & event sponsorship opportunities.

The Benefits

Based on on-going member successes over the last 11 years, we guarantee to help local businesses and organisations achieve 3 key things:

Higher Visibility

Both offline & online.

More Connections

From within a constantly growing network of over 7000 local people.

New Business

100% of consistently active members win more business.

ABN Team

Andrew Smith

Andrew is a founder director of ABN and responsible for all ABN’s networking services. He is extremely passionate about helping our clients build relationships to gain new business opportunities. However, he saves some passion for 3 key things in his life – golf, 24 and the Minogue sisters.

Jessie Crawley (aka JC)

Jessie is our Network Success Manager. She helps our clients and ABN Community members grow their online presence and effectiveness, and is also responsible for social, communication and assisting Andrew in business development.

Jeanette Lowe (aka J-Lo)

Jeanette is the first friendly face you’ll meet at all our ABN networking events! She is there to help with any introductions you would like and to answer any questions you have on the day. Jeanette will help you make the most of every ABN event you attend!

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

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