Welcome to Gloucestershire Independent Network

Bringing Businesses in Gloucestershire Together

GIN is a Gloucestershire networking group with a difference. Not only do we provide our members with quality referrals and business opportunities, as well as a support network of other business owners, but we give back to the local community and local charities as we operate on a non-for-profit basis.

Established in 2009 we are one of the longest running Networking Gloucestershire organisations and our membership grows steadily each year. Meeting once a week at the Hatherley Manor Hotel for breakfast meeting helps us to build long term, reliable and trustworthy relationships with one another. All of our members are focused on growing business within the group and providing a supportive environment to one another. Loyalty is incredibly important to the success of the group and as such we operate membership based on one member per business category.

During our meetings we give each member and guests an opportunity to give a one minute pitch on their business and what referrals they may be looking for. Following on from this we either have a presentation from one of our members or an external speaker. Finally comes the referral round where any business opportunities are passed around the room. All whilst enjoying a nice breakfast.

Visitors are always welcome. Contact us today to book in for our next meeting.

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Purelands Acupuncture – Paolo

Featured Speaker – Paolo Acupuncture therapy has been used for thousands of years, in recent times acupuncture has swept the nation as the newest healing must-have, helping many to cope with the stresses and problems which come hand in hand with modern life. With a few simple tips find out how you can relax in... View Article

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Hatherley Manor Hotel, Down Hatherley Lane
Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9QA United Kingdom
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Gloucester Deaf Association (GDA) – Gemma Sills

Featured Speaker – Gemma Sills 2019 is GDA’s 100th anniversary and the support we have had from GIN members over the last few months for our #GDATurns100 campaign has been fantastic. We’ll be joining you on the 5th September to share an update on the #GDATurns100 campaign and to tell you about our next 100yr anniversary initiative.... View Article

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Hatherley Manor Hotel, Down Hatherley Lane
Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL2 9QA United Kingdom
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raise your profile

RAISE YOUR PROFILE

When it comes to raising the profile of your business there is no better way to achieve this than through networking. Meeting regularly with other businesses gives you the chance to promote the work that you do whilst building trusted relationships with other business owners.

find new customers

FIND NEW CUSTOMERS

Networking is about building trusted relationships with other companies, meaning that you increase your potential customer base. It is not about selling to who is in the room at networking, but who they know and can refer you to. This can only be achieved by building solid relationships with those people that you network with.

build new relationships

BUILD NEW RELATIONSHIPS

Having a network of other businesses that you can build relationships with, not only gives you access to other customer bases, but also gives you a ready made community of people who can help with business advice and act as a sounding board for any ideas or issues that you may have. As well as other people to celebrate your business successes with.

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