Welcome to
ABC Business Network

ABC Business Network is a not-for-profit networking forum which supports local business owners
within Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and surrounding areas.
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ABC Business Network

Every local business is encouraged to join and participate in the Network. The network’s strength is its informality, openness and belief in equality. Members of the Business network look for opportunities to refer and promote each other’s businesses wherever possible.

We can help you:
Generating referrals and business leads.
Providing a networking, discussion and education forum.
Giving mutual support and sharing new ideas and business opportunities.
Members

Our members come from a range of different disciplines, some even cover similar areas. We hold the belief that collaboration is better than competition.

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Committee Membership

All members have the opportunity to become more actively involved in shaping the success and future direction of the network by joining the committee – get involved in identifying guest speakers, developing partnering and sponsorship opportunities with local businesses, producing marketing material, organising events and much more.

Fun & Friendship

ABC Business Network is a group of professional people who enjoy interacting with others on a business and personal level. Many friendships have been formed over the years and we all enjoy opportunities to get together at the network’s business and social events.

Non-Member Services
  • Visitors are welcome to attend monthly breakfast meetings before making a decision on whether they would like to join.
  • We also welcome non-members to join with us as participants at our special events for the wider business community
  • You are welcome to join and engage with us on our online communities on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn and subscribe to our email marketing list to receive regular network updates.
  • We accept newsworthy content from non-members such as event notices, special offers and engaging news stories for circulation via our marketing channels (note that we cannot guarantee placement of all non-member content).
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Business Network Events

The Business Network meetings monthly on the last Thursday of each month at 07:30am in the upstairs conference room in Banbridge Enterprise Centre. It is free for members to attend and £5.00 for visitors, payable on arrival. Each month we have a guest speaker, a member speaker and facilitated networking opportunities for all.

Please register your attendance on the Eventbrite link in the event details so we can plan breakfasts as well as seating and one-to-one networking.

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The guest speaker is Michael Hannath, of Hannath Estate Agents in Portadown, who are 3 times winners of the "Best Estate Agent in Northern Ireland" award.

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