Would you like to network with business owners in Kent and Sussex? Welcome to the Tunbridge Wells Business Network (TWBN). Friendly, relaxed and unpressured... Run by the members for the members... No annual membership fees... No overbearing rules... Fabulous venue and catering... We meet every second Thursday... We look forward to welcoming you soon...

  • Welcome to the Tunbridge Wells Business Network (TWBN)

  • Friendly, relaxed, unpressured networking

  • Fabulous venue – upstairs at the Nevill Golf Club


  • Business networking for Kent and Sussex

  • Sharing business best practice and advice

  • “Networking for grown-ups”

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We held our first face to face meeting yesterday and it was great to be back. The discussion flowed so much more easily than on Zoom and of course the weather and a great breakfast from Purple Pumpkin helped.We are planning a small business workshop for September so watch out for an invite. ... See MoreSee Less
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Innovation Whilst Working RemotelyAt our last meeting we talked about how to replicate the water cooler conversations that can lead to important innovations or just better ways of doing things that are so important to the continued success of any business.Each member had a different innovation challenge that is specific to their business and way of working, but there are more shared challenges that you might first think.We all went off to our own businesses with new ideas as a result. ... See MoreSee Less
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Every cloud has a silver lining as we discovered this morning when we debated the outcome of our recently initiated survey on Covid- 19 and the long term impact on local business. Peter Martin the founder of Survey Mechanics shared the results and together with 3 new guests who joined us on Zoom we reached our conclusion and forecast. A gloomy outlook for the economy with a silver lining for small and local business owners. More than 50% of respondents have changed their habits and would continue to support small and local business in the future. Please get in touch if you would like to learn more about how we can support you in business.#localbusiness#tunbridgewells #networking ... See MoreSee Less
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TWBN – run by the members, for the members

Would you like to network with local businesses to discuss shared challenges, create long-term relationships and develop quality leads and referrals? Although our members are based in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, their businesses operate locally, nationally and internationally.

The Tunbridge Wells Business Network group (TWBN) is open for business and welcomes guests to meet existing members and listen to engaging topical speakers at our breakfast meetings. During the COVID situation we meet on-line by video link until meeting in person becomes possible again.

TWBN meetings are friendly, welcoming and informal with topical, informative agendas that target members’ needs and interests. We believe business networking should be, first and foremost about building long term relationships with like-minded business people who help each other through shared knowledge to build their business. In turn this creates quality lead referrals of clients who, by association with members, understand and appreciate the core values of trust and quality service.

A quote from one of our members “The friendliness of the group was key – and the professional advice and opinions of those around the table has played a central role in my own business management and development.”

If being part of such a group of mutually helpful business people sounds like something worth getting out of bed for, then we should be talking – click here to get in touch.

The TWBN ethos is simple

TWBN was founded in 2012 by several experienced business owners and networkers, disillusioned at the way some of their former networking groups had been run.

  • Share in the challenges and successes of running a business
  • Create value through referring business to other members
  • Build strong business relationships and promote good business practice
  • Learn new business skills
  • Enhance local business in a friendly, professional network
  • Open to men, women, young, old, experienced business people and start-ups alike

From Tunbridge Wells – and beyond!

While many TWBN members are local Tunbridge Wells businesses, others have come from Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Crowborough, Uckfield, Heathfield, Mayfield, Lewes, Edenbridge, East Grinstead and Wadhurst – all over Kent and Sussex.

Our combined knowledge and client base are great assets. We believe that business networking is first and foremost about building relationships with other like-minded owners – not about being under pressure to produce a list of names and numbers to hand over as referrals. Understanding each other and the business we run is fundamental to developing good referrals.

The friendliness of the group was key – and the professional advice and opinions of those around the table has played a central role in my own business management and development.