Networking and Business Events

Upcoming Workshops

October 24 and November 21: Abingdon and Witney College, Grant Thornton LLP: Are you making the apprenticeship levy work for you?

December 5: ROBIN Christmas Drinks – Join the Robin Network for Christmas drinks at Botley’s Tap Social Tap Room. Enjoy great networking opportunities within the growing membership of almost 900 people from businesses, charities, social enterprise, voluntary groups and educational institutions keen to explore ways to develop mutually beneficial collaborations.

December 7: V4B and HealthTec at Harwell present: Resources for Science and Tech Businesses. Involved in a growing science, tech or innovative business? Join us for four free talks detailing resources that are available to help your growth. Including access to funding, KTP, IP strategy and importantly – how to pitch your idea for investment.

December 8: Oxfordshire SOUP – Dragons Den meets crowdfunding in a live event sponsored by our colleagues at SO Business. Four businesses will pitch and one will walk away with a £1500 prize fund!

Regular Networking Events

There are many regular business and networking events taking place in Vale and South Oxfordshire. You’ll find details of relevant events below.

Many of the events require pre-registration and some require paid for tickets. Follow the links for more information:  –

Networking in Oxfordshire

Regular Event Date Time Venue Location
The Oxfordshire Project (Abingdon) Last Friday of the month 10am to 12pm Crown and Thistle Abingdon
Business Biscotti (Abingdon) First Wednesday of the month 09.30am to 11.30am The Coseners House Abingdon
The Oxfordshire Project South Oxfordshire (Cumnor) First Friday of the month 10am to 12pm Bear & Ragged Staff Cumnor
Business Biscotti (Wallingford) Second Tuesday of the month 10am to 12pm The Old Post Office Wallingford
The Oxfordshire Project (Faringdon) Second Tuesday of the month 10am to 12pm The Trout at Tadpole Bridge Faringdon
Networking with Women Second Wednesday of the month 09:30am to 11:30am Crown and Thistle Abingdon
The Late Breakfast (Thame) Second Thursday of the month 09:00 to 10:30 The Spread Eagle Thame
Connect Harwell Third Tuesday of the month 10am to 13:30pm Jupiter/Saturn Room, Satellite Applications Catapult Harwell Campus
Business Biscotti (Henley) Third Tuesday of the month 10am to 12pm Phylis Court Club Henley
The Oxfordshire Project (Henley) Third Tuesday of the month 10am to 12pm Zizzi’s Henley
The Oxfordshire Project (Hinksey) Third Wednesday of the month 8am to 10am The Westwood Hotel Boars Hill
The Oxfordshire Project (Thame) Third Friday of the month 9.30am to 11.30am The Swan at Tetsworth Thame
The Late Breakfast (Chalgrove) Last Thursday of the month 9am to 11am Hampden House Monument Business Park
Shrivenham 100 Club Third Thursday of the Month 12.30pm to 13.30pm The Enterprise Centre Shrivenham Hundred Business Park
South Oxfordshire Business Network Third Wednesday of the Month 07.30am to 9am  The Harvester  Milton Gate
Harwell Green Club (email: 16 November  4pm  RAL  Harwell


Elevate Workshop Programme

Oxfordshire Business Support (OBS) is running a series of workshops which cover a variety of topics to help you to start and grow your business. Part funded via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the workshops will run until late 2019 and are completely free to established businesses and start-ups based in Oxfordshire.





The Elevate Programme of workshops focuses on topics such as cash flow, marketing and writing a business plan, to help you start, run and grow your business.

For a full list of workshops and details on how to register, visit the OBS Eventbrite page here.

Think we’ve missed an event or want to add your own? Contact us at