U2BN Sutton Coldfield Group

Building Business Success Together

We will meet at TBC – currently online only – no meeting fees

Every 2 weeks on a Friday at 10am for 10.30 am start

First meeting is 15th January 2021

Contact – 07827769681 

Operations Director – Doreen O’Connell

Eliminating an uncomfortable selling culture to a helping culture – the future of business networking – How can we help you?

See below for information on this new group

Group Information

U2BN Sutton Coldfield is one of our Foundation groups, all solid, long lasting things are built on great foundations and this group is no different. We are calling on local businesses that understand the great benefits of business networking to be a part of building the foundations of success for all who join this group.

We invite high calibre businesses to come and experience our aim to help local businesses add more success and growth to what you already have. Our memberships are unique, created by U2B Networking and leading the way for the future of business networking, this unique style of membership will not be seen at any other networking organisation (yet). You can be one of the first to be a part of something new in networking. You can tailor your membership to best fit with your networking goals (every business should have a goal that they want to achieve from their networking). We don’t conform to regular networking, where one given membership fits all.

What does the meeting offer in value?

Quality, qualified, written Business Opportunities (others call these referrals)

The difference is at many places referrals are loosely given out 10 a penny and you still have to put the graft in and sell your sales pitch to secure the business. This 8 out of 10 times leads to nothing and be frustrating, as most of you will have experienced. Our business opportunities are guaranteed, meaning your fellow members who know all about your business (U2B Networking members take the time to get to know you and your business thoroughly) have done the graft for you, they have done the sales pitch on your behalf, they have told the customer how awesome you are, what you charge, how good your work is and that they highly recommend you. So when they hand you the written business opportunity, all you have to do is contact the customer and arrange the date to provide your services or product. This is the future of word of mouth recommendations in business networking.

Speaker – A talk on a relevant business topic to give value to the group

How Can We Help You? – Our biggest USP that brings so much value to members.

My Business, My Story – Tell us how awesome your business is, your journey and how we can introduce you to the people you want a connection with and bring you consistant business opportunities.

There are many more benefits for members including marketing, promotion and free training that you will enjoy once a member.

The first step is to book onto the next meeting using the booking calendar at the top right of this page. If you have any problems with the booking, contact one of the team, their details can been found lower down this page. If you can see a benefit of being a part of our group. then all we ask for initially is payment of the very affordable registration fee of £70. Join at your first meeting and get a 20% discount on this registration fee.

This group will launch when it has 20 registration paid members, why 20? Simple, U2B Networking does not want to waste your time coming to a networking meeting where the numbers in the room are not substantial enough for you to receive consistant value for you and your business. At launch, this is when our affordable, price you choose, annual membership is due and you tailor your membership as explained above. Your time as a member starts from this date, so as you grow and build your group, you will not lose any membership time. An added bonus, as you invite business contacts to the group and they join, you will recive a £25 membership voucher. Collect these and at launch when your membership is due, cash them in to pay some or all of your membership, this reward continues throughout your time as a U2B Networking member.

We are looking for a Group Director for this group, who has a confident,mentality strong, commited character and has good business contacts. Training and support is given as well as ongoing free membership in the group. If this interests you and you want to know more, then email Andrew at hello@u2bnetworking.co.uk with your contact number, for an informal chat about this position.

We are looking for the following professions to kick start this group:

Printer

Accountant

Financial Advisor

SEO

Graphic Designer

Business Coach

Media – Video Productions

Bookkeeper

Wills & Probate

Vehicle Sales / Lease

Promotional branded products

Electrician

Utilities Broker

Photographer

Health & Wellbeing

Recruitment

Travel Consultant

If your profession is not on the above list, we still welcome you to come along and visit.

 

Testimonials

Producing Great Results

More than ever I am so pleased I joined U2B Networking Shifnal. Within days of Living in Lockdown, Andy had got us all together on video conferencing and we were off! Innovative ideas were shared for how we could support each other, business passed, and guests joined us too. I’m really enjoying this new way of working and the chance to present my business in this way. It’s really bringing out some creative thinking and producing great results.

Helen Heywood MBA

Marketing and Communications Consultant

Receiving Great Support

I would like to recommend U2B Networking Shifnal for anyone who would like to network within a supportive and friendly group structure. Being part of a small family firm it can often be hard to problem solve and get the right support in your business when you need it. One of the benefits of this group is the “How Can We Help You” slot when you can present a business issue and discuss solutions amongst the group. I believe this is one of the unique selling points which makes U2B
Networking so valuable. So as well as free advice I have also received written business that has paid over twice my yearly partnership fee and with the potential for much more. I look forward to continuing to grow and support the network.

Rhian Simpson

HRS Asset Management Ltd

Springboard For My Business

Yoo2Be Networking has been a great springboard for my business. With the ‘My Story, My Business’ slot, we each have the opportunity to tell our Yoo2Be Networking partners about ourselves, our career choices and our passion for our business. We All have a story to tell about why we do what we do, and why it is important to us. Understanding each of our ‘stories’ cements us as a group and helps us understand how best to help each other. I have enjoyed getting to know each and every partner and look forward to getting to know new partners as they join!

Thank you Yoo2Be Networking, and my greatly valued Shifnal Yoo2Be Networking Partners ?. I look forward to our next meeting…

Helen Esslemont

Maplebrook Wills

Advice and Support

“I joined Yoo2Be Networking not too long ago after a very warm welcome during my first guest meeting. I had only just started my own business and was eager to get the advice and support from more experienced business owners. Yoo2Be Networking gave me all of that and supplied me with my very first customers. It’s made a huge difference as it helped me gain more confidence and made me feel like I could make this endevour into a success. I can highly recommend for anyone who’s starting out and can use an extra boost in business.”

Anne Bode

Anne Bode Design

An Investment In Your Business

Most business owners don’t network. They’re either too busy, don’t understand networking, don’t see the value of it, or perceive that they will be constantly ‘sold to’. 

The fact is that for any SME owner, in whatever sphere, networking is one of the best routes to market you have, and one in which you are in total control. Networking also helps overcome the feeling of isolation that many SME owners  feel.

Yoo2be Networking is an active and thriving networking group, relevant for any SME owner. It is friendly and relaxed, with a focus on Personal Development, information sharing, mutual support, and building personal relationships. Everyone has a voice in Yoo2Be Networking. It exists for its partners’ benefit.

Networking is an investment in your business, and for me, joining Yoo2be Networking is one of the best investments I have made.

Ewan Bent,

Director, Shrewsbury Business Consulting Ltd

A Genuine Desire To Help Me

Having looked at and been part of other impersonal, ineffective networking groups where I always felt I was only a number, I was invited along to the Yoo2Be Networking group in Shifnal.

 I was so impressed by the friendly atmosphere and the genuine desire and willingness of the group partners to get to know me and my business that I joined after only my second visit.

If you are looking for a networking group that is not only friendly but also cares about you and your business, I have no hesitation in recommending this group.

David Mackenzie, Director

Trident Assett Finance Ltd

 

A Unique Style of Networking

We joined yoo2be networking shifnal just under a year ago and have never looked back…a friendly bunch and a warm welcme awaits for anyone who pops in to see what we are all about…our unqiue style of networking and how can we help you really means your not on your own…sometimes i feel ive known these guys for years i encourage any new business or exsisting ones to come along …

Martin Morris, Director

ALK Prini Ltd

Come and See What We Are So Proud Of

Meet The Development Team

Position Open

GMD

Position Open

OPS Officer

Position Open

PCO

Meet The Partners

Marketing Consultant - place taken
Graphic Design - place available
Printer - place available
Web Design - place available
Financial IFA - place available
Communication - place taken
Asset Finance - place taken
Blogger - place available
Consultant - place available
Insurance - place available
Health & Wellbeing - place taken
Vehicle Lease / Hire - place availiable
Bookkeeper - place available
Accountant- place available
Photographer - place available
Insurance Broker - place available
Independant Travel Consultant - place available

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