Connect Business is a FREE annual networking event showcasing new and growing Cheltenham businesses and encouraging local sourcing in Gloucestershire.

Connect Business showcases some of the the best business expertise in Cheltenham. 2016 will be the sixth year Cheltenham Connect have run the day. Over 200 people have attended each of the five previous days.

It is an opportunity to meet and talk to other local companies and discuss how they can help you achieve your business objectives. Whether you are looking for advice on social media, a fresh new designer or an experienced recruiter who can help you find the best local talent, this Cheltenham event will have people who can help.

You will be able to network with other Gloucestershire business people during the day and over an informal lunch.

Connect Business 2016 takes place on Thursday 22th September 2016 from 10am – 3pm at the fabulous location of The Pavilion, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN




During the day, you can hear talks from several local speakers:

Alex Chalk, Cheltenham MP, will be speaking at 10.30am.

Alex Chalk MP visited our weekly co-working session, Laptop Friday

Ian Renton, Regional Director at the Jockey Club and Boss at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Nicky Godding, Business Editor at Cotswold Life and Founder of Rock the Cotswolds.

Catherine Colebrook, local business woman with a shop in Tivoli.

James Ritchie, director Simpson’s Fish and Chips – Cheltenham restaurant that is the top fish and chip shop in the country

 Video of Connect Business 2013 with interviews with the speakers & attendees

Connect Business is brought to you by Cheltenham Connect, a fast-growing local community initiative set up in 2009 with the aim of strengthening and empowering the residential and trading community of South Cheltenham.

We know that people can achieve amazing things by getting together and that’s exactly what Connect Business is all about. Come along and find out more about the business expertise available here in Cheltenham.

Please spread the word and use #CCBiz when mentioning the event on social media.