Networking plays an essential role in business success, helping to support local knowledge and build contacts as well as share business experience. Business Bolton is involved in a number of business networking and industry specific groups.


Bolton, Bury and Wigan Construction Club

An established network which provides construction industry players and supply chain companies with an insight into current / future local opportunities, shares best practice and provides good networking opportunities. It is co-ordinated by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce who run three events per year, one in each of the participating boroughs.

Interested and want to find out more? Contact Katherine Eaton: katherine.eaton@gmchamber.co.uk


Bolton Manufacturers Group

A private sector- led group founded in 2011. The group supports local manufacturing businesses through bi-monthly meetings where there are presentations, workshops and opportunities to share best practice.

Interested and want to find out more? Contact Gary Sheader: gary@futurestatesolutions.co.uk or visit www.manufacturersgroup.co.uk.

 


Central Bolton Partnership

A membership organisation managed by Bolton Council for Bolton town centre businesses.

Services include a dedicated partnership team, marketing and promotion, articles in council newsletters, involvement in events, links to the town centre security scheme as well as training and support.

Interested and want to find out more? Contact Michelle Hilton: michelle.hilton@bolton.gov.uk or call 01204 336128


Visit Bolton

Support for visitor economy businesses - Bolton Council also offers free marketing opportunities to tourism and hospitality businesses.

Free listings are available on the www.visitbolton.com website as well as support through Visit Bolton social media activity.

 

Interested and want to find out more? Contact Suzanne Hall: suzanne.hall@bolton.gov.uk or 01204 336167

 


Creative and Digital Industries


Katy O’Neil Ceramics
www.katyoneil.com




Bolton has a strong and growing Creative and Digital sector.  Business Bolton can offer support to your business whatever stage you are at and has links to cultural support agencies and networks in Bolton and across Greater Manchester..

For more information on business start-up and  growth, workshops and events, networks and training including Arts Award advisor training, funding and finance contact Lory Povah on 01204 334066 or email lorraine.povah@bolton.gov.uk.

Also visit our website www.thenervecentre.org.uk for up to date news, vacancies and commissions, funding and training information specific to the creative and digital sector.

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