City Networking

Southampton’s Business Networking Event

Join business owners and decision makers in Southampton to make meaningful partnerships. At these networking events, we discourage ‘sales pitches’ for short-term wins and aim to build on a strong business community for Southampton.

Hosted by GO! Southampton and Unity 101

ABOUT THIS EVENT:

City Networking is a B2B event for city representatives, GO! Southampton member businesses, council representatives, and people from Southampton’s community organisations. GO! Southampton fund this event, making it free for all attendees.

GO! Southampton enjoy working closely with Unity 101 to guarantee these events are a true representation of Southampton’s diverse business community.

Your business must be based in Southampton to attend. Did we mention that sales pitches are banned? This event is for making meaningful connections in our beautiful city. Limited to 100 people.

If you share the images from City Networking, please credit Ryan Stanikk where possible.


NEXT EVENT DATES:

September 2024 December 2024

PAST NETWORKING EVENTS:

Boom Battle Bar [June 2024]

The networking event which combined Jane Austen, local businesses, and axes!

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - Boom Battle Bar

 

The 1865 [April 2024]

The networking event where city pride was celebrated, followed by a large ukulele performance. Where we learnt some Bollywood moves, before tucking into Roosters Piri Piri!

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - 1865

 

UK Shaolin Centre [December 2023]

This event saw a Chinese Lion dancing, next to a photobooth by a local photography charity. We celebrated creative agencies in the city, after the novelty of trying out Thai Chi in our workwear.

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - UK Shaolin

 

Kuti’s Restaurant [September 2023]

The networking event which promoted the ‘Black Business Arts and Music’ (BBAM) festival. It launched a new Turkish family-run business which is combines a public coffee shop near the parks in the city, and an architect studio. We also heard about the future of telecommunications from a local business.

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - Kutis

 

Ruby’s at the Grand [June 2023]

The networking event which showcased some of the city’s amazing culture.

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - Ruby's at the Grand

 

SeaCity Museum [March 2023]

The networking event which saw a belly dancer kicking off proceeding in the museum, before a local clothing printing company gave business lessons learnt, and we heard more about Network Eagle Labs in Southampton while eating delicious Lebanese food.

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - SeaCity

 

John Lewis [December 2022]

The networking event that mixed local businesses, local press and local wine!

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - John Lewis

 

Decathlon [September 2022]

The networking event that happened in the middle of Decathlon!

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - Decathlon

 

Steamship Shieldhall (docked) [June 2022]

The networking event that happened on a ship! Hearing updates from education and child friendly cities to the excitement of UEFA Women’s Euro. We also got to tour the preserved steamship that operates from Southampton.

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - Shieldhall

 

IKEA Restaurant [March 2022]

The networking event which happened over IKEA meatballs!

Photos by Ryan Stanikk Photography - IKEA

Brought to you by:

Aryana Neo [Host] Unity 101 GO! Southampton