Reasons to join the Business Hive

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12 great reasons why you should join our club

Business Workshops & Masterclasses

Dedicated to making our members smarter and better informed, the Business Hive club regularly runs business workshops and masterclasses. Always free to members and responsive to their thirst for knowledge and insights across a broad spectrum of topics ranging from social media and artificial intelligence to marketing, sales and financial management. Whatever the subject, we endeavour to invite engaging facilitators and national speakers that will inspire you to implement fresh ideas into your business.

The Business Directory

Looking to promote yourself and your services in our local area? Our easily searchable Business Directory serves as a go-to resource for individuals and organisations seeking reliable and reputable business services within the community. The platform helps promote collaboration, networking and mutual support amongst local businesses and as such is promoted both online and offline to a wide audience, including potential customers and partners.

Business Networks

Join our well-established monthly networks, perfect for connecting with like-minded business professionals in a relaxed and informal environment. Held on the First and Third Tuesday of each month, these gatherings take place at various independent venues in Northern Lincolnshire. There's no need to feel pressured to perform; instead, you'll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with delicious food and beverages, and badges to help you easily identify fellow attendees on the shared attendance sheet. Come and make valuable connections without the stress!

Hive Connect

Introducing our new online social channel, designed exclusively for Business Hive Club members. Connect, collaborate, and expand your network with like-minded professionals. Gain exclusive access to valuable insights, engaging discussions, and notification of all the activities and events the club is involved with.

Business Bubbles

Interested in deeper involvement with other members? Consider joining a Business Bubble, a group of 12 business professionals meeting monthly to discuss challenges and through mutual support, find solutions. It's an excellent opportunity to form strong connections with exceptional local business people.

Business Hive Shield

Designed to safeguard you and your business, the Business Hive Shield has been developed as an exclusive online resource for our members. This comprehensive tool offers a vast library of HR and Health and Safety policies and template documents. Additionally, it features a live helpline staffed by expert advisors, available to address any queries you may have, whenever you need assistance. With the Business Hive Shield, you can rest assured that your business is protected and well-equipped to handle any HR or Health and Safety concerns.

Hot Desks & Members Lounge

The Business Hive club HQ offers an inspirational place for all our members to welcome and meet clients in our first-class reception and lounge area. Additionally, why not utilise our Hot Desks, with excellent broadband and great coffee, to work between meetings. Simply plug in your laptop and you’re all set! (Only available in Grimsby but coming soon to Scunthorpe!)

One to One Business Support

Regardless of age or size, every business can gain from the expertise and guidance of our experienced and impartial Business Advisors, available at no cost. With over a decade of experience supporting small and medium sized businesses, they can provide the answers you seek, or if not, they can connect you with someone who can.

Online Business Resources

The Business Hive Club's resource library offers seamless access to the latest online tools, resources, and information. From relevant website links to downloadable guidance sheets, up-to-date Blogs and Vlogs, and updated funding and grant opportunities, this section of the site is a must-visit for any business, ensuring you stay well-informed and equipped for success.

Introduction & Referrals

At the Business Hive, our team excels at connecting members. When you inquire about a specific service or expertise, we take it upon ourselves to find the perfect person, business, or service for you. During our networks and events, we prioritize introducing everyone to new contacts, allowing them to expand their network significantly. Your success is our mission, and fostering meaningful connections is at the heart of what we do.

Meeting & Conference Rooms

At the Business Hive Club, we understand that our members have diverse meeting needs, from private discussions with clients to large presentations to staff. That's why we offer access to modern meeting and conference rooms, equipped with top-notch presentation facilities. Every member enjoys the convenience of five hours of free use for these rooms, allowing you to conduct your business efficiently and professionally.

Business Hive Live

Each year, the Business Hive Club plays a significant role in E-Factor’s annual Great Big Small Business Week through its event called Business Hive Live. This business exhibition provides our members with a valuable opportunity to showcase their businesses and promote their services to hundreds of fellow business professionals attending the event.