Miscellaneous Networking news Opportunities South Yorkshire

Napoleons, Sheffield, Reveal Exciting New Networking Format


Napoleons Casino & Restaurant on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield are excited to announce a brand new networking format & concept for 2014 & local networking groups are invited to shake things up and try out the new format.

Throughout the year Napoleons will offer exclusive use of the mezzanine floor in the restaurant, a complimentary drink, buffet and £5 chip each for just £15pp. In addition to this, groups are invited to coordinate their evening with the monthly games nights which take place on the 3rd Thursday of every month and give you the opportunity to play & enjoy the casino games free of charge, racking up scores against each other and winning cash prizes!

During the free to play games tournament, every guest gets 10 minutes on Roulette, Blackjack & Punto Banco and the highest scorer from each game wins £50 cash. This gives everyone the chance to try the games first before using the£5 chip & playing the games for real.

Events like this have proven to be very successful with groups in the past and the invitation is now being extended out. The format is different to any other social networking event and gives everyone the chance to get to know each other in a fun way.

If you haven’t been before check out  or for more information.

Networking events Opportunities

Yorkshire Day Business Expo

Yorkshire Day Business Expo

Date: 1 August 2013

Start Time: 11.00am         End Time: 3.00pm

Venue: Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster

The Network’s Yorkshire Day 2013 is your opportunity to increase sales, market your business, expand your business connections and discover new opportunities to grow your business.

Yorkshire Day is a Free to attend

To book your free visitors place click here

Event details below


Seminars & Workshop Times:

12:05pm – Seminar 1                                              12:35pm – Seminar 2

Room A                                                                      Room B

11:30am – Workshop 1                                           11:30am – Workshop 5

12:35pm – Workshop 7                                           12:05pm – Workshop 2

1:05pm – Workshop 3                                           1:05pm – Workshop 9

1:35pm – Workshop 10                                         1:35pm – Workshop 4

2:05pm – Workshop 8                                           2:05pm – Workshop 6


  • Councillor Richard Cooper-Holmes – The relationship between local council and businesses
  • Scott Cardwell – Doncaster a Development Update
1. Bookkeeping Workshop, run by Sam of Nicholson & Co Accountancy

Research shows that 4 out of 5 new businesses fail within their first 5 years of trading, and that 57% of them fail within just 12 months. The good news is that research also shows that careful financial planning is a key points that really make a difference in helping new businesses to avoid becoming just another statistic. So learning some of the bookkeeping basics is a great way to start to make sure your business will be here in the future.

2. SEO (Link Building) Workshop, run by Neil of Optimise Yorkshire

Link Building In A Post Penguin World! – Getting visible in the search engines has never been so important, whether you are looking for local or national coverage. However, with so many trying to game the system and Google coming down hard on those who willingly or unwillingly break the rules. It can leave many wondering exactly what Google is looking for and what exactly is the best way forward to get ranked without being penalised. Here we give some handy hints to stay ahead of your competition using social media and your best weapon content!

3. Social Media Workshop, run by Fred of Social Media Marketing Angel

Ever wondered why everyone keeps telling you to use social media to market your business?

Not sure what platforms are available and what their different uses/benefits are?

Or perhaps you just want some insight from someone who’s “been there, done that, bought the T-shirt” a few times?

Trainer Frederika Roberts of Social Media Marketing Angel specialises in individual and group training in the use of Social Media Marketing tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Blogging and LinkedIn.  She uses her tools and techniques on a regular basis for her own businesses and also provides outsourced social media marketing services for other organisations, helping them attract and engage with new customers/clients as well as existing ones.

In this workshop, Frederika will give a brief overview presentation and answer questions from workshop attendees about Social Media Marketing.

4. How to clear out your inbox and keep it that way, run by MTMO (Making The Most Of), a subsidiary of The IT Trainer

MTMO (‘Making The Most Of’) Series, is an exciting new company which comes under the umbrella of ‘The IT Trainer’. MTMO are going live in June 2013 with their first books ‘Making The Most Of Microsoft Outlook’ 2007 and 2010.

The objective of MTMO’s ‘Making The Most Of Outlook’ workshop is simple – it is designed to give you some simple but extremely effective techniques to ensure that you manage your emails more efficiently and save time in your working day.

During the workshop, you will learn:

  • How to keep control of your Inbox – if you adopt our unique FATCAT process you will get your emails down to zero – GUARANTEED!
  • An introduction to Tasks (get rid of all those separate ‘To Do Lists’)
  • A brief introduction to having an effective Calendar that works for you
  • A brief overview on how to manage your Contacts and link them to Task and Calendar Entries.
  • If you were to get back an hour a day, what would that do to your working week and your work/life balance?
  • We guarantee, you will be wondering ‘why didn’t I do this before’ after just a 30 minute workshop!

5. Marketing, run by Target-a-Market

Marketing is a big subject – it’s much more than just selling; but it’s absolutely essential to your business and how well you do. Don’t be daunted though; in this workshop Target-a-Market will take you through the most important areas of marketing, helping you highlight the areas that you need to focus on for your own business, or even identify areas you may currently be overlooking. From understanding what motivates your customers, through connecting with them, to building ongoing interactions and a successful growth strategy; this workshop will help you identify the key things you need.

6. Personal Budgeting, run by MaTReC

Brief description coming soon

7. Good Health is Good for your Business…How does your health measure up??, run by Sharron Whitehouse

Do you believe health is our most important asset and resource? We invest in our Business’s but how much are you “investing” in your own health and well-being to enable you to enjoy the fruits (or vegetables!!) of your labor!! Did you know there is a health “war” going on constantly inside your body and what YOU do every day can either help or hinder your own army! The focus for our workshop is to provide you with information on how you can fight this “war” more effectively by understanding and acting upon a few key principles for your health. We will explain the “war” between Free Radicals and Anti-oxidants and how food, lifestyle and the environment plays its part in this battle. Food for thought: “Good Health is Good Business”.
8. TBC
Brief description coming soon

9. Living A Balance Life!, run by Jon at MFT

Interactive workshop offering sage advice on getting and staying healthy, being more active whilst dispelling a few food industry myths

10. Starting up in business, is it right for you?

The basics of starting up a business and what it means. Low cost start up businesses, accessing financial support, tax and NI, advice and support available. Delegates should come away with more of an understanding of starting up in business and some next steps to take.

Click here to book your free place!


Miscellaneous Opportunities Other events South Yorkshire

Samaritans 50th Anniversary Dinner & Auction at Baldwins Omega, Sheffield – 18th September 2013

Baldwins Omega are hosting a 50th anniversary dinner and auction in Aid of Sheffield Samaritans on the 18th September, 2013

The dinner speaker will be Ian McMillan, ‘The Bard of Barnsley’ and an auction compared by Michael Dowse A E Dowse & Son


Baldwin’s Omega is accessed from Brincliffe Hill (which is off Psalter Lane) or from Chelsea Rise (off Chelsea Road, Brincliffe)

The address is Baldwin’s Omega, Brincliffe Hill, Off Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 9DF (link to Google maps)


Tickets cost £35 per person (Tables seat 10) and the dress code is smart

Doors 6.45pm, seated for the Speaker by 7:15pm, the meal is at 8pm and carriages at 10.30pm

Booking or for more information

Baldwins Omega, Sheffield

For company and corporate bookings contact  Andrew on 07918680489 or email or for personal bookings contact  Julie on 0114 2696904 or email

Entry will be by named reservation only


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Miscellaneous Opportunities Special offer

When opportunity knocks…

Sponsor this site from £10Here is something to think about:

  • is the fastest growing business networking site in the UK
  • Every post published on the site is also published on our LinkedIn network which has 800+ connections, to our Facebook profile which has 780+ connections and through our growing Twitter feed
  • Our connections are primarily focussed around the Yorkshire area
  • Each individual network connection has between 150 and 500 of their own connections meaning that each post will be potentially seen by up to half a million individuals or more!
  • The Google Page Rank has increased by 1 point per month since launch

And here is the opportunity:

You can get your message on this site from as little as £10! Sponsor a page, get a page peel, or even have a dedicated article written about your business and published for 12 months!

Besides the instant exposure your business will receive, you’ll get the SEO boost from the links and your message will index within Google and the other main search engines

Hurry though; some of these positions are being provided on a first-come-first-served basis and the half-price offer will end soon! Don’t let your competitors get the advantage – book your ad now!

Email us with your requirements or fill in the form on the ‘sponsor this site’ page

Grab the opportunity!


Independent Network Controller – opportunity

Would you like the opportunity to market your company whilst running a prestigious networking group?

There are 8 fantastic opportunities for self-employed networking consultants to own, and build their own networking group.

Areas are

  • Sheffield South and North
  • Barnsley
  • Rotherham
  • Hope Valley
  • Dronfield
  • Worksop
  • Chesterfield

What you will receive is:

  • A website
  • On-line forum area
  • Direct messaging service
  • A distribution service (leaflet and promotional material)
  • Facilitation service (contacting potential members on your behalf)
  • Monthly meetings
  • Loyalty Cards designed to drive local customers o local businesses
  • Branded shirt
  • Full head office support

Networking is a fantastic way to promote your business, why not own a networking group and earn an extra income.

Want to know more?  send an email to or call 07984 943 822