Opportunities for local networking

Businesses and individuals in the film, TV and other creative industries in the New Forest can benefit from a wide range of networking events.

Networking with other business owners is a powerful way of building your business and overcoming isolation. It can also be a low-cost marketing method for developing opportunities and contacts.

Film:New Forest Networking Opportunities

Film:New Forest organises training and networking opportunities for creative businesses within the filming sector to share best practice and opportunities. To keep informed of these events please sign up to our Film:New Forest newsletter.

Businesses can also sign up to receive our regular business support enews. This will keep you up to date with new businesses support and grant programmes as well as information on Council services.

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Folio New Forest hold networking events both online and in person, share arts and culture resources and news as well as lots more.

Find out more on the Folio New Forest website.

Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) have launched the Creative Growth Solent programme - a combination of free themed networking events and one-to-one mentoring sessions to help support creative businesses to grow, access valuable guidance and overcome challenges preventing them from moving forward.

The Solent Creative Growth programme launches with a series of network and skills sessions taking place in venues across the region including venues in the New Forest.

Find out more on the Solent LEP website.

The New Forest Business Partnership (NFBP) is a not-for-profit organisation supporting local businesses. It brings local businesses together and hosts opportunities throughout the year to help stay informed and competitive. This can lead to useful connections, sharing of ideas, collaboration on projects and opportunities for new business.

Find out more on the NFBP website.