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There are lots of active networking groups in Basingstoke and Deane to help you connect with other businesses.


Omni Business Development Network
Omni runs business networking events with a focus on helping your business grow through business development focused meetings.

Where: In Person - Sherfield Oaks Golf Club. Wildmoor Ln, Sherfield on Loddon, RG27 0HB
When: Fortnightly, Mondays
Time: 8am to 10am
Cost: £15.00

For more info, please visit the Omni website or call John on 07898 870 870

Basingstoke Ladies who Latte
An informal networking Group for women in business and professional roles. 

Where: Holiday Inn, Basingstoke
When: Third Monday of the month
Time: 10am to 12noon
Cost: £2
For more information visit the Basingstoke Ladies who Latte Eventbrite page.


Athena Network Group – Basingstoke
The leading international networking, training and development business club for female executives and entrepreneurs.

When: Basingstoke North meets second Tuesday of the month and Basingstoke Central on the third Tuesday of the month (excluding August and December).
Time: 12noon to 2pm 
For more information or to book contact Karen Fowler on 0118 976 2404 or

Join connections at a dedicated network monthly meeting. More information can be found on the Linkedin Local Basingstoke website.

Where: The Longbridge Mill, Sherfield-on-Loddon
When: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 6.30pm


Basingstoke BNI Network
BNI is the biggest networking organisation in the whole world. This is a referral based group with the main focus being to generate genuine referrals for fellow members. to help everyone achieve their new business goals, one-to-one training, group training and presentation skills are provided. Power teams are created to provide even more opportunities. This is a group for people who are looking to attract new business in the local Basingstoke area.

Breakfast meeting
Where: Holiday Inn, Basingstoke
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 6.30am to 8.30am
Cost: £10

Brunch meeting
Where: The Dice Tower
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 9.30am to 11am
Cost: £10

You can request to visit via the Basingstoke BNI website.

Chamber Connects
Hampshire Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Digital House (Connecting Biz), Marketing Motion (Coffee and Connect) and Destination Basingstoke run Chamber Connects. Engage with others in the Chamber’s PEER network through facilitated table networking and the chance to spotlight your business, demonstrate your expertise and develop your reputation in your local business community.

When: Every third Wednesday of the month
Cost: Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Members free, Non-members £10


Enterprise Connexions (ECX) 
ECX’s business meetings are structured for business owners who understand the benefits of successful collaboration and being part of a team. During their meeting, you will have the opportunity to promote your business and learn about others’ businesses.

Where: Holiday Inn Basingstoke
When: fortnightly on a 
Time: 6.30am to 8.30am
Find out more about Basingstoke – Enterprise Connexions

Get Connected
Drop into Metro Bank Basingstoke anytime between 8.30am and 10am and stay for as long or as little as you like to connect with other local businesses informally.

Where: Metro Bank, Basingstoke
When: second Thursday of every month
Time: 8.30am to 10am
Visit the LinkedIn page for more info


Basingstoke Business Club
A great environment to find suppliers, form connections or learn how to improve your business. Any business owner or sole-trader is welcome including medium to large sized companies.

Where: Meetings online and in person
When: First and third Friday of the month
Time: 8am to 9am
For more information visit the Basingstoke Business Club website.

Other networking Groups

People, Planet, Pint: Sustainability Meetup
An informal meet up for those working, and interested in the Net Zero, Bcorp and Environmental space. Find the next Basingstoke event here.

BSides Basingstoke
Small informal meetups at the Dice Tower with one or two talks connected to infosec. Find the next event here.

Entrepreneurs Circle
Discover what's working now to help businesses in Basingstoke to grow and get that all important accountability and community that entrepreneurs crave. Find the next Basingstoke Entrepreneurs Circle event here.

Google Developer Group (GDG) – Hants & Surrey
GDG Hants & Surrey is an independent group that meets to discuss all things Google.

There are also local organisations offering business support.

Updated May 2024