GBC Meetings

GBC Meetings

We hold our general GBC meetings bi-monthly across a few different locations in Grantham depending on the event. Everyone is welcome to join us and tickets can be paid for in advance via our Eventbrite booking system, or on the door on the night. We do prefer it if you can book in advance as this will allow us to better plan the catering requirements for the evening.

If you are not on the list for our email notifications of future events and meetings so that you can book up in advance, please get in touch now and we’ll add you to our list for future event notifications.

 


MEETING/EVENT TIMETABLE 2021

PLEASE NOTE:

In light of the current Coronavirus guidelines, social distancing, and for the general wellbeing of our team and the members, our normal face-to-face events have been suspended until further notice. Please do check back for updates and keep an eye on your email inbox and our social media channels for updates.

 


NEXT 2021 VIRTUAL MEETING

DATE: Tuesday 29th June 2021
VENUE: Virtual

TIME: 6pm
TICKETS: Available shortly.

EVENT DETAILS:

Get the date in your diary. The event details will be confirmed shortly.


PREVIOUS 2021 MEETINGS

DATE: Tuesday 20th April 2021*
PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED DATE

VENUE: Virtual

TIME: 6pm

* We have updated the April meeting to 20th due to this week being a national week of mourning.

EVENT DETAILS:

It is time to look ahead. Time to look forward to a brighter future. With this in mind, the Grantham Business Club invites you to join us for our April meeting.

This month, we have an environmental theme with impressive guest speakers and an exciting agenda!

The CEO of Environcom will give an overview of the business and the future plans for the Grantham operation, Grantham College will tell us about the new Renewable Energy Centre planned for the town and John Munn will provide the meeting with some insights into how, as business people, we can offset our carbon footprint.

 

  • 6pm- Welcome
  • 6.05pm- Gareth Davies, MP (if available) will update the meeting on the latest local and national initiatives
  • 6.20pm- Networking.
  • 6.30pm- John Munn, Zero Smart, will give us valuable insight into how we can offset out carbon footprint – followed by Q&A
  • 6.45pm- Dr Steven Peacock, Vice Principal Higher Education & Institute of Technology and Lara Steptoe, Vice Principal, Business & Curriculum Development, Grantham College have agreed to tell us about the new Renewable Energy Centre planned for the town– followed by Q&A
  • 7.00pm- Networking
  • 7.10pm- Cris Stephenson, CEO, Environcom will be our final speaker, giving us an insight into the future plans for the Grantham operation – followed by Q&A
  • 7.25pm Thank you and close of meeting

As well as valuable information from our guest speakers, the meeting will also allow you to network with other local businesses, a great tool for the business growth within our community.


DATE: Wednesday 10th February 2021
VENUE: Virtual

TIME: 6pm
TICKETS: PRE-REGISTER HERE and view timetable

EVENT DETAILS:

Building a brighter future for Grantham, it’s businesses and it’s people

It is time to look ahead. Time to look forward to a brighter future. With this in mind, the Grantham Business Club invites you to join us for our AGM on Wednesday, 10 February 2021 at 6pm.

We will hear from Dean Harrison, new owner of Grantham’s iconic Angel and Royal hotel, about the refurbishments and his plans for the future.

If he is available, Gareth Davies MP, for Grantham and Stamford, will be giving an update from Westminster about the support that’s available to help local businesses survive and then thrive post COVID.

And you can personally help shape the future of the Grantham Business Club. We are looking for members who would be interested in joining the Business Club committee, and we invite you to register your interest in the first instance by emailing the club chair.

The Business Club committee meets once every other month to plan events and select guest speakers for club meetings. When you register your interest, you will be sent joining instructions to a Zoom meeting with the current committee members at 5pm on Wednesday, 3 February. You will be welcomed by the members and be able ask any questions you may have.

So, let’s work together to plan for a brighter future; for Grantham, its businesses and its people. Together we CAN make a difference.


PAST EVENTS 2020

DATE: Wednesday 5th February 2020
VENUE: Belton Park Golf Club, Grantham, NG31 9SH

TIME: 5.45pm Registration – Food – 6.00pm – 6.30pm Start – 8.00-8.15pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door

EVENT DETAILS:

We are pleased to announce the venue for the February 2020 Grantham Business Club meeting, the stunning Belton Park Golf Club. We thank Steve Rowley and the renowned Golf Club for hosting this months event, which is sure to be a wonderful evening.

In the beautiful surroundings of Belton Park Golf Club, the evening will hold the usual round table introductions and networking opportunities, as well as exciting presentations from guest speakers, local businesswoman Leza Burton, Kings Walk Café re Totally Locally and Gordon Stewart, Lincolnshire Growth Hub Adviser.

Doors will open at 5.45pm with food being served promptly at 6.00pm. The formal meeting will commence at 6.30 pm and come to a close at 8pm, though you are more than welcome to take advantage of the great surroundings and continue networking for a little longer.

Tea and coffee will be available from 5.45 and during the comfort break at 7pm to 7.15 pm. The delicious food on the evening will be lasagna, garlic bread and salad. There will also be a vegetable lasagna available. Please email us at enquiries@granthambusinessclub.co.uk if you would like the vegetarian option.


PAST EVENTS 2019 (for reference only)

DATE: Tuesday 10th December 2019
Grantham Business Club Event
VENUE: Harlaxton Manor

TIME: 5.46pm Registration – 6.15pm Start – 8.00-8.15pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door

EVENT DETAILS:

And here comes another amazing venue for the December Grantham Business Club meeting, the incredible Harlaxton Manor. Continuing the new policy of meeting at different venues and organisations hosting the meetings, this month it’s thank you to Ian Welsh and the team at Harlaxton Manor for welcoming us.

This will be the last meeting of the year and Harlaxton Manor will be in full Christmas splendour. Together with the normal round table introductions and networking, there will be two speakers and we’ll be finding out more about the business of running a University in the outstanding surroundings of Harlaxton.

Doors will be open at 5.45pm with food being served from 6.00pm to 6.30pm with a prompt 6.30 start to the formal meeting and an 8.00pm close. You will be welcome to stay for a little longer in the wonderful surroundings to network further.

Please note that photographs may be taken on the night which may be used to promote Grantham Business Club.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Pre-booked tickets are £10.00 through Eventbrite or £15.00 as cash or card on the night on the door.


DATE: Tuesday 1st October 2019
Grantham Business Club Event
VENUE: Belton Woods Hotel

Belton Woods Hotel
A607
Belton
NG32 2LN

TIME: 5.45-6pm Registration – 6-6.30 food – 6.30 Start – 8.00-8.15pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door

EVENT DETAILS:

Continuing the new policy of different venues and organisations hosting the meetings, this event sees us at Belton Woods Hotel. Thank you very much to Ian Peck and the team for welcoming us.

Together with the normal round table introductions and networking, there will be further detail of the implemented actions from your feedback in June from Ian Howard of JMP Solicitors and Lesley Pashley of Nettl and Redlime. We also have a very interesting speaker on some legalities that most businesses don’t know apply to them and all of us need to be aware of.

Doors will be open at 5.45pm with food being served from 6.00pm to 6.30pm with a prompt 6.30 start to the formal meeting and an 8.00pm close. You will be welcome to stay for a little longer in the wonderful surroundings to network further.

Please note that photographs may be taken on the night which may be used to promote Grantham Business Club.

We look forward to seeing you there.


 

DATE: Tuesday 6th August 2019
Grantham Business Club Event
VENUE: Buckminster Barn – Buckminster Nr Grantham – NG33 5RS

TIME: 5.45pm Registration – 6.00pm Food – 6.30pm Start – 8.00-8.15pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door

EVENT DETAILS:

With an outdoor theme, we’re meeting at the wonderful Buckmister Barn this month in Buckminster Village.

Our speakers are Simon Croson who runs a very successful and profitable business locally with bees.  Yes, you read correctly, real live honeybees – hundreds of thousands of them!    We’ll also be hearing from the Woodland Trust all about the partnership that they have with the National Trust to manage Londonthorpe Woods and the plans that they have to transform the woodland into a destination for Grantham to be proud of.

We’ll be updating you on some of the changes that we’re making from the feedback that you all gave us in June.

One of the implemented changes is the timings:
Please note that the doors will be open at 5.45pm with food being served from 6.00pm to 6.30pm with a prompt 6.30 start to the formal meeting and an 8.00pm close.

Hopefully it will be a lovely evening and you are welcome to stay for a little longer in the wonderful surroundings to network further.

We look forward to seeing you there.


DATE: Tuesday 4th June 2019
Grantham Business Club Event
VENUE: The Urban Hotel – Swingbridge Road – Grantham – NG31 7XT

TIME: 6pm Registration – 6.15pm Start – 8.00-8.15pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: Normally £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door
SPECIAL FOR THIS EVENT ONLY – FREE entrance and includes dinner.

EVENT DETAILS:
Whether we work in suits all day, tap away at our keyboards, make beverages for the passing public or stand at the shop counter, we are all in business together. So at this event we want to hear exactly what YOU want or need from your local business club in order to help you be successful and help create an even greater Grantham.

This June event is all about getting to grips with what you expect, helping us to help you.

6.00 – 6.15pm: Arrival.
6.15 – 6.25pm: Start of event and Chair welcome.
6.25 – 6.30pm: Member introductions.
6.30 – 7.00pm: Guest presentation.
7.00 – 7.30pm: Dinner.
7.30 – 7.45pm: Round table discussion on what you want from your business club.
7.45 – 8.00pm: Table hosts/committee members feed back to the room on table discussions.
8.00pm: AOB and close – network with other members as/if required.


DATE: Tuesday 9th April 2019
Grantham Business Club Event
VENUE: The Urban Hotel – Swingbridge Road – Grantham – NG31 7XT

TIME: 6pm Registration – 6.15pm Start – 9pm (approx) finish.
TICKETS: £10 advance ticket / £15 on the door

EVENT DETAILS:
The theme for this event will be based around meet and greet the new Committee along with an Election Hustings – where candidates from the various political parties will form part of a hustings type forum where you would be able to put questions about Grantham and the town centre to them. The candidates will all be standing in the upcoming May elections so this would be an ideal opportunity to put questions to them.

There will also be plenty of networking opportunities at this event along with a great buffet.

If you have a view or want to get involved with your business community – you should be at this meeting. The Grantham Business Club is YOUR Club and is for the benefit of ALL businesses.


DATE: 5th February 2019
Grantham Business Club Event – AGM / Hand over to new Chair and club Officers
VENUE: Belton Park Golf Club

Grantham
TIME: 6pm start – 9pm (approx) finish.

EVENT DETAILS:
Join us for our Annual General Meeting – we’re kicking off 2019 with the election of new officers, and are calling for nominations as we look to an exciting new year for the Grantham Business Club. Join us to have your say and make sure GBC continues to be well and truly representative of our business community.

We’ll be there to welcome everyone from 6pm, with a prompt 6.30pm start, and are due to finish by 9pm. The cost of your ticket, as always, includes a delicious hot buffet, as well as tea and coffee on arrival. There will be the usual information slots with guest speakers, and plenty of time for networking throughout the evening.

Help us make 2019 a year of new beginnings!