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Best Business & Networking Events in Wigan | SureStore

Events of all kinds have had to adapt to follow the UK government’s guidelines on hygiene and social distancing to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. It’s been a difficult year for most, with mass disruption to how we operate day to day. At SureStore, our self-storage facilities have remained open to provide support to our customers, local key workers and Wigan businesses. 

Take a look at our list of the best business and networking events in Wigan, and discover available opportunities and support for local start-ups, stores and service providers in Wigan and Greater Manchester.

Develop Your Business with Networking Events in Wigan

Business Expo Wigan & Wigan Business Awards 2020

Although the 2020 Business Expo Wigan event is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event is expected to be back with a bang in 2021. The event offers Wigan business owners the opportunity to network with hundreds of others and make valuable connections and relationships. It’s a fantastic opportunity to generate warm leads and increase sales as well as get involved in free interactive business advisory sessions and learn techniques on how to grow your business. 

The Wigan Business Awards 2020, organised by GM Chamber, is also unfortunately cancelled due to COVID-19. However, when the event is able to return, it shall continue to celebrate local Wigan businesses in a range of categories and acknowledge their achievements.


Business Focus Group (BFG) Wigan & Leigh

BFG is an independent business breakfast networking group that has been operating for over a decade. It’s a space for like-minded local business people to meet and help generate more business for each other with high-quality business referrals, advice and support. 

On joining the networking group, you will be invited to attend a training session to discover how BFG operates. Your first visit is free, and all Business Focus Group members have the opportunity to deliver presentations and Business Spotlights on a regular basis. For more information on BFG, any restrictions due to COVID-19 and how to apply to join the group, please email meet@businessfocusgroup.co.uk.

Unique Ladies Business Networking Wigan 

A women-only business networking group in Wigan, Unique Ladies is designed to support, inspire and motivate. All female business owners can get involved whether you are a CEO, a freelancer, or establishing a start-up business. 

The events provide a space to work together, build relationships and share advice and support. Since COVID-19, all monthly sessions have been moved online and are conducted via Zoom meetings. The meetings consist of half an hour informal networking to begin followed by group introductions and notices, a ten-minute educational slot, round the table networking, and a half-hour speech from an inspirational guest speaker.  For more information email charlotte@uniqueladies.co.uk

Professionals of Wigan 

A local business networking group, Professionals of Wigan is recognised as the biggest networking event in the Wigan area with monthly meetings and sponsors, group trips and a busy referral culture. The group offers a space for business owners and professionals in Wigan to meet, make new contacts, grow your business and gain opportunities. 

Due to COVID-19, Professionals of Wigan’s regular monthly meetings have been cancelled temporarily although support for local businesses is still available, contact info@professionalsof.co.uk  for more information. 

SureStore & Your Wigan Business 

At SureStore Wigan, we offer a secure self-storage service for local businesses and can provide a space for your business to grow and reach its full potential. We have an ideal business storage solution for all types of Wigan business owners. This includes local tradespeople who require a storage unit with easy access to store tools to service providers who need archive storage for sensitive documents, and e-commerce owners ready to expand their business and work away from home. 

For Wigan businesses looking for a secure and affordable storage solution, take a look at our choice of storage units, ranging from 10sqft to 200sqft, and our helpful size guide to help you decide which unit is right for your needs. 

Call 01942 835980 to find out how SureStore can help to support your Wigan business and or call in at SureStore Wigan at Brown St & Pitt St, Wigan WN3 4DH. To book your Wigan business storage unit today, select your location and ideal unit size before clicking Get A Quote Now! 

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