How to use Authentic Networking to Grow your Business – Session 1

How to use Authentic Networking to Grow your Business

This interactive workshop will guide you through some different ways to network authentically, and how to make connections and grow your business network.

The workshop provides strategies to use when engaging on networking and social media platforms, such as LinkedIn and Instagram, as well as in forums and private groups, and allows plenty of time to answer questions. The workshop also covers strategies to connect more authentically in person, and build valuable partnerships.

  • No more cringeworthy pitches.
  • No more uncomfortable icebreakers.
  • No more mass marketing.

Bring your networking challenge to the workshop, and Adela will do her best to provide actionable steps for you. She will take questions live from workshop participants so come prepared if you have a networking challenge you would like clarity on.

The workshop is for small business owners, who would like to improve their networking skills, and be more authentic, by understanding the difference between modern marketing, focused on building relationships, and traditional marketing, focused on traffic and driving sales.
Run over two sessions you will have the opportunity to benefit from practical techniques to implement right away, and increase your confidence in authentic networking, and grow your business in a sustainable way.

The two session dates are:

Monday, 12th September – 2pm to 3.30pm

Monday, 19th September – 2pm to 3.30pm

About  Thrive

The Thrive service has been fully-funded by the European Development Fund to allow us to offer you 12 hours of free business support through a range of one-to-one advice and workshops with expert advisors and speakers. This workshop forms part of the free support available to you so please visit our Thrive page for the full details.

Please note that there are a couple of online forms you will need to complete in order to attend our workshops. This is a requirement of the funding of the Thrive service and enables us to provide this support to you for free! Links to the forms will be emailed to you when you register but you can also find them here.


Important Information


To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in Devon or Somerset (excluding Torridge, North Devon, North Somerset & BaNES). If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker. You can find further details about the eligibility criteria here.

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The Heart of the South West Growth Hub Service for All is receiving up to £781,965 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The accountable body for this programme is Devon County Council.


Sep 12 2022


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm