About Us

We meet on the third Thursday of each month in The Pavilion Forest Holidays Forest of Dean, Bracelands Dr, Christchurch, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7NN. Please visit their website for directions and further information.

Our morning meetings (9am - 11am) provide a framework for sharing experiences, the potential for meeting new clients and forging strong business links.

Each member or guest is invited to give a short introduction on the products and services their business offers, thus providing a platform for promoting your business. Do not forget to bring a supply of business cards with you.

Guests are welcome and pay £9.00 per meeting. They can join for £80 per annum or pay £9.00 for each meeting they attend.

Member Benefits:

  • Inclusion of you details in the FBWN's website directory.
  • Access to the Showcase Table during monthly meetings where you can display promotional material
  • Putting your business card forward for an opportunity of a 'Fly Your Flag' slot
  • Inclusion of your business card in business card box
  • Links to other groups of a similar nature from which you may benefit

Outline format of meetings:

  • Forty second introductions
  • Main slot which can vary between a Speaker, a Workshop or 'Ask the Expert' panel
  • Referrals & Testimonials
  • Event annoucements
  • General networking

Other Regular Events

  • Annual Awards Dinner to celebrate the success of members
  • Summer Garden Party
  • Clothes Swaps - a chance to swap clothes in aid of charity
  • A Christmas event
  • Other ad-hoc events

Charity of the Year - 2016

Every year the FBWN selects a local charity to support

This year it is

The Forest of Dean Children's Opportunity Centre

Visit their website: www.childoc.org.uk