Networking organisations for women

Bedfordshire Business Women

Bedfordshire Business Women (link opens in new window) is the longest running women’s networking group in Bedfordshire. There are monthly networking events on every third Thursday of the month, and include 4 major networking events throughout the year. They include the prestigious Bedfordshire Business Women Awards.

Enterprising Women

Enterprising Women (link opens in new window) aims to offer support, training and advice to aspiring entrepreneurs and those who have already launched their own companies. It is a consortium of 7 organisations involved in business support and advice - YTKO, Incredit, University of Bedfordshire, WiRE, Weetu, Norfolk Network and Prowess.

For further information, visit Enterprising Women or contact the Events and Membership Manager (including online profiles) on 01223 421470 or by email at


WiRE offers a range of business services including training, online presence and support for women in rural enterprise. 

For further information, visit the WiRE (link opens in new window) website.

Mum's the Boss

Mum’s the Boss offers affordable, child-friendly networking to help support you in your business, with weekly meetings in Bedford on Tuesdays.

For more information, visit the Mum’s the Boss (link opens in new window) website.

Women in Business

The Women in Business Network (WIBN) is a membership organisation for women who wish to gain new business opportunities through word of mouth. Locally, it meets in Ampthill, Flitwick and Leighton Buzzard.

For more information, contact Emily Heale at (Ampthill), Sarah at (Leighton Buzzard) or visit the Women in Business (link opens in new window) website.

Dunstable and Luton Mum’s Business Club

A networking event aimed at women in business, or women thinking about setting up on their own. Meetings on the third Friday of the month.

Register your interest (link opens in new window), or visit the Mum’s Business Club (link opens in new window) website.

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