Updated: Mar 15
Self Employed Club networking group meets at Space at 61 on the first friday of each new month. I always really enjoy these. 30 local business people booked in to attend, with careers ranging from Coach to Magazine Owner via many other specialisms.
One speaker at the group was Peckham business owner Emete Friddle of Friddles Cakes.
Emete gave a moving & inspiring talk about her life, switching from working in Graphic Design for large companies to following a life changing event, realizing her passion for baking. And what it takes to thrive as a parent in business. She also brought the most delicious cupcakes along to the meeting, which was such a treat.
What is networking?
When people think of networking they often think about groups that restrict the membership to only one of a certain career type per group, who insist on referrals, and hand out as many business cards as they can before leaving.
Our Self Employed Club networking group is probably as close to the opposite of this as is possible. How many groups do you know of that have crocheted unicorns on the table? Well they do when Mockingbird Makes is around which is most of the time! We focus on encouraging collaboration between small business owners & individuals looking for help in the same areas.
A recent testimonial from an attendee
"I joined the Self Employed Club networking event today and had a really great time! It was lovely to meet such inspiring, driven and courageous people who are starting their own businesses and taking control of their lives. Great opportunity for networking and connecting with people and today's talk on confidence was very informative and powerful. Thanks so much ladies for presenting and thank you to everyone else for being so warm and welcoming" click to view on facebook
We feature a different speaker & topic each month, our next event is on April 3rd 2020.
Our Facebook community
If you'd like to check the group out before booking an event we have a facebook group with over 600 members from the local area which is very active for self employed, freelance and small business people.
It doesn't matter if you are just setting up we welcome everyone. Our page is here, then head to group.
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