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BRAND NEW face to Face and Virtual Events

 

Our aim is to celebrate the strength and success of business across Sussex. Our events provide businesses with opportunities to connect with potential customers and peers.

 

We run events throughout the year allowing you to connect and network with other companies, showcase your business and keep up-to-date with the latest news, issues and sector insights.

 

With many events held across Sussex as well as online, you’re sure to find the right one for your business. Please take a look at our calendar below.

 

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British Chambers of Commerce Global Annual Conference 2022

08:15 AM - 18:00 PMQEII Centre

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) flagship Global Annual Conference is one of the main events in the business calendar, with the 2022 Conference taking place on Thursday 30 June at the QEII Centre, London.



After a turbulent few years, the BCC Global Annual Conference will be an opportunity for business leaders from the UK and around the world to come together and look to a more sustainable and responsible future.



Through thought-provoking discussions, talks and peer-to-peer sessions, delegates will be able to explore and debate how we can individually and collectively rise to the challenges ahead, with a particular focus on:


People - Developing talent now and for the future
Planet - Boosting a green global economy
Progress - Seizing the new opportunities


The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer will be speaking at the BCC Global Annual Conference 2022, along with a host of other exciting speakers yet to be announced. Further details will be available over the coming weeks. Stay tuned to the BCC website and BCC Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook so you don't miss any updates.



Away from the sessions there also will be networking time for delegates to greet existing contacts and meet new ones; and BCC will also be showcasing their dynamic network of Chambers and strategic partners.

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The Ultimate Sussex Network

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Norfolk Arms Hotel

Sussex Chamber invites you to attend The Ultimate Sussex Network.

Join us for our next face-to-face networking event of 2022, being held at the Norfolk Arms hotel in Arundel. Arundel is a market town and civil parish in a steep vale of the South Downs, West Sussex.

There is no better way to start your day than networking with our fantastic Sussex business community whilst enjoying light refreshments.

If you’re looking to connect with some of the very best local businesses, then The Ultimate Sussex Network is THE business networking event to attend.

It will be a great chance to meet with other businesses and grow your connections across the region.  





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Grow Your Connections

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Members Virtual Networking Event

We are connecting new and current members together and bringing you up to speed with helpful Chamber news.



We have some very interesting people and businesses within our membership so on occasion we will choose a member to talk for a few minutes sharing a bit about their business, challenges they have overcome and perhaps their focus on the future. It is great to highlight the diverse businesses we have in the county.

The networking session will then begin with members being split into different ‘rooms’ where you’ll get a chance to introduce yourself, what you do and get acquainted with the other people participating.

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Sussex Chamber Business Expo

09:00 AM - 14:00 PMThe King's Church

We are excited to announce our inaugural Sussex Chamber Business Expo.

FREE to attend for all businesses. (Members and non-members).

We’re very pleased to announce that MIMS DAVIES MP will be officially opening the Sussex Chamber Business Expo.

Mims Davies was elected as MP for Mid Sussex in December 2019, following her initial election as MP for Eastleigh in 2015. She was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Employment at the Department for Work and Pensions on 26 July 2019.

The expo will offer an ideal opportunity to bring businesses together from across Sussex. Showcase your business, make new connections, and catch up with familiar faces.

The Sussex Chamber Business Expo will provide informative and valuable information to all attendees.

Keynote speakers


Claire Beech, Senior Account Manager, Love Local Jobs  – Why recruitment is so hard right now and how to tackle it!

Clive Bonny, Owner/Director, Strategic Management Partners Ltd - How your eco and social value credentials can win new business



We are so excited to be joined by our event sponsor Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover Crawley, they will be offering test drives on the day of the expo. If you fancy the opportunity to drive a luxurious new Jaguar or Land Rover, contact us to book your slot, subject to availability, book early to avoid disappointment.

Our additional event sponsors are Creative Pod and Pentagon Plastics.

Our national Chamber network business partners, provide exclusive services to our Chamber members. We are pleased to announce that Swoop. AXA, Westfield Health, Moneycorp, and Quest will be presenting their services with a short talk and Q&A session, allowing you to fully discover the benefits of Sussex Chamber membership.

The Sussex Chamber Business Expo is an exciting opportunity to network with attendees from across Sussex, whilst exploring the exhibition with a variety of businesses showcasing their services and promoting their latest products.

Book your FREE place today online.


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Ignite Your Membership

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

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Discover Your Chamber

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMHarwoods Jaguar Land Rover Crawley

Discover Your Chamber

The Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides businesses with access to valuable resources, discounts, and new contacts. From micro to multinational organisations, you can save money and market your products and services.

Joining Sussex Chamber can boost sales and significantly improve your visibility and credibility.

Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover, one of our esteemed members, are kindly hosting this informal networking event for a small group of non-members where we will also present the many reasons why Chamber membership is so worthwhile.

Let us explain what membership is about and what support we can offer your company.



This is a non-member event.

To book your FREE place, please follow the booking link or call the office on 01444 259 259

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Ignite Your Membership

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

READ MORE

Grow Your Connections

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Members Virtual Networking Event

We are connecting new and current members together and bringing you up to speed with helpful Chamber news.



We have some very interesting people and businesses within our membership so on occasion we will choose a member to talk for a few minutes sharing a bit about their business, challenges they have overcome and perhaps their focus on the future. It is great to highlight the diverse businesses we have in the county.

The networking session will then begin with members being split into different ‘rooms’ where you’ll get a chance to introduce yourself, what you do and get acquainted with the other people participating.

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Cyber Security Awareness

08:00 AM - 10:30 AMSouth of England Event Centre

Join us for an update on Cyber Security being held at the South of England Events Centre in Ardingly.



Our speakers will be:

Chris White – Head of Cyber – Cyber Resilience Centre for the South-East

Danny Hoyle – Commercial Business Developer – Cellnex UK Ltd



Chris will be speaking about making you safer by raising your awareness of cybercrime.



Danny will be giving you an update on 5G and the technologies.

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Ignite Your Membership

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

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Business Networking Lunch and AGM

12:00 PM - 14:30 PMThe White Swan

Join us at The White Swan in Arundel for our AGM.

Our guest speaker will be a representative from the British Chambers of Commerce.

More information to follow shortly.

This event includes a buffet lunch and there is FREE car parking at the venue.


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An Evening with Jaguar Land Rover

18:00 PM - 19:30 PMHARWOODSJAGUAR LAND ROVER

An Evening with ………

Join us for an informal networking event, sponsored by Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover.

These events are designed to give you an opportunity to meet other businesses and widen your own network of customers and suppliers.

Catch up with familiar acquaintances you haven’t seen in ages, mingle with new business contacts and share knowledge and skills with like-minded professionals.

We are delighted to announce that this event is being sponsored by Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover at their new site in Brighton.

Join fellow members and non-members for a relaxed and informal networking opportunity!

Social networking is a great way to:
* Promote your business
* Build relationships with local businesses
* Meet valuable new contacts

Light refreshments will be served.

FREE for Members.

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Gatwick Airport regional update

08:00 AM - 10:30 AMThe Old Ship Hotel

Gatwick is the UK's second largest airport and flies a range of both short and long-haul point-to-point services. The airport is a vital piece of the UK's national infrastructure and is also a major driver for both the regional and national economies.

Our guest speaker will be Richard Lennard, Economic Partnerships Manager at Gatwick Airport.

Join us for a networking breakfast at The Old Ship Hotel, a prime location and landmark on the seafront in Brighton. A continental breakfast will be served whilst you have the opportunity to network with other businesses, both members and non-members.


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Outlook for the UK Economy

14:30 PM - 16:00 PMHilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Join us for a face to face update from Florence Hubert – Bank of England - Deputy Agent for Central Southern England.

The event will be held at the Brighton Hilton, Metropole Hotel situated on the seafront in Brighton.

Florence will discuss recent economic and financial developments and the Bank of England’s outlook for UK growth and CPI inflation over the next few years. She will answer any questions people may have on this and the Bank of England more widely.



Main reasons to attend




Find out what is happening in the UK economy
Find out what the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee expect to happen over the next 2 to 3 years
Have a chance to ask questions about the economy to the Bank of England


There will be an opportunity to network.

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Ignite Your Membership

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

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The Ultimate Sussex Network

10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPlumpton College

Sussex Chamber invites you to attend The Ultimate Sussex Network.

Join us for our Autumn face-to-face networking event of 2022.  This will be located at Plumpton College which is an agricultural Further and Higher education college in Plumpton, a village in the peaceful Sussex countryside.

There is no better way to start your day than networking with our fantastic Sussex business community whilst enjoying light refreshments. 

If you’re looking to connect with some of the very best local businesses, then The Ultimate Sussex Network is THE business networking event to attend.

It will be a great chance to meet with other businesses and grow your connections across the region.  





READ MORE

Grow Your Connections

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Members Virtual Networking Event

We are connecting new and current members together and bringing you up to speed with helpful Chamber news.



We have some very interesting people and businesses within our membership so on occasion we will choose a member to talk for a few minutes sharing a bit about their business, challenges they have overcome and perhaps their focus on the future. It is great to highlight the diverse businesses we have in the county.

The networking session will then begin with members being split into different ‘rooms’ where you’ll get a chance to introduce yourself, what you do and get acquainted with the other people participating.

READ MORE

Ignite Your Membership

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

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South East Chamber Networking

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight and Kent Invicta Chambers of Commerce are delighted to present our fifth South East Chamber Networking session.

Our South East Chamber Networking series launched in May 2021, with our second successful session in November 2021. We have been delighted not only by the large attendance at both these events, but also by the value this virtual event gives businesses. This series of events is created to connect the businesses of the south eastern Counties.
 
We understand the importance of networking and promoting your business far and wide, and we aim to offer you the opportunity to network virtually on a large scale by connecting with our neighbouring Chambers to present this event with an abundance of opportunities to be made.
 
What will you get from attending this event?


Make introductions to businesses from neighbouring counties
The opportunity to practice proper networking, elevators speeches, etc
Make ideal connections through narrowing questions
Meet the faces behind your local Chambers
Learn about the happenings within different chamber networks
An enjoyable environment for those who enjoy virtual networking


What can you expect from attending?
At this event we will be utilising Zoom and breakout rooms to maximise your ability to meet as many businesses on the event as possible. You will meet the faces behind the partnering Chambers, learn about what is happening within each Chamber network and leave the event with many new connections from different business across the South East of England.
 




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Discover Your Chamber

10:00 AM - 11:30 AMACUMEN BUSINESS LAW

Discover Your Chamber

The Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides businesses with access to valuable resources, discounts, and new contacts. From micro to multinational organisations, you can save money and market your products and services.

Joining Sussex Chamber can boost sales and significantly improve your visibility and credibility.

Acumen Business Law, one of our esteemed members, are kindly hosting this informal networking event for a small group of non-members where we will also present the many reasons why Chamber membership is so worthwhile.

Let us explain what membership is about and what support we can offer your company.



This is a non-member event.

READ MORE

Ignite Your Membership

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join our NEW Ignite Your Membership virtual event.

We welcome new and existing members to join our monthly virtual event, we will show you how to best utilise, unlock your membership benefits and engage with the Chamber, to help support the growth of your business.

You may be an existing member and could benefit from a refresher guide on how to create news blogs/create a company profile for the business directory/book an event or training course or make a member-to-member offer. This is your chance to have an opportunity to see how it's done and ask those all-important questions and keep up to date with Sussex Chamber news and events.

It’s a great way to understand your membership and start your networking journey with fellow members!

READ MORE