Networking Events: December 2017

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    • 21st November 2017

    This year is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the networking has to! We've brought together some of the best networking events that December has to offer. For this article we've cast the net a little wider, focusing on events in Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester.

    The run up to Christmas can be a very hectic time, but it’s also a great opportunity to make new contacts and keep your eye out for that dream job or new career challenge. You never know what 2018 may have in store for you, so don’t wait for opportunity to knock.

    Leeds Digital Coffee Morning

    Friday 1st December 2017

    We start things off with a lively morning of coffee, pastries and creative thinking. Taking place at Platform (above Leeds Train Station) the event starts with half an hour of non-salesy networking. Then, at 9am, you’ll launch into an app creation session; together with your fellow networkers, you’ll brainstorm an app idea, functional spec and monetisation strategy.

    This event is an excellent choice for anyone working in the digital sector, and it’s completely free to attend. Visit the Eventbrite page to register your interest.

    Salford Quays Business Networking

    Wednesday 6th December 2017

    Taking place at Beefeater Quay House in Salford, this event brings together business and breakfast in an enjoyable networking event. Attendees can enjoy a delicious breakfast before getting to know various business owners and employees. They can also take part in a 40-second introduction round, and one-to-one appointments with other attendees.

    This event costs £15 to attend, which can only be paid in cash on arrival. You can register your interest ahead of time on the Eventbrite page.

    Manchester Digital Christmas Party

    Thursday 7th December

    This event is hosted by Manchester Digital, a group that represents over 500 businesses in the Manchester area. Each year they host a Christmas party; the perfect opportunity to mingle and learn more about Manchester Digital’s successes. With plenty of food and drink available, this is one networking event where you can really let your hair down!

    Attendance costs about £11 for members and about £16 for non-members. Visit this page for further details.

    Festive Networking

    Wednesday 13th December

    Who says networking has to be dull? This event by JCI Leeds takes full advantage of the festive period. It all goes down at the Decanter, a wine bar in the heart of Leeds.

    Taking a relaxed, informal approach to networking, attendees can meet new people and enjoy the venue’s cheese and charcuterie boards. A range of drinks are available, and Christmas jumpers are strongly encouraged.

    Members of the JCI network can attend this event for free, while there is a small charge for non-members. Click here for more information.

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    These are just some of the networking events running if you’re looking for jobs in Yorkshire or Lancashire next month. There are many more job opportunities coming up, so sign-up to our newsletter or get in touch with us via our Contact Us page.

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