What is B4?

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✓ B4 is about Relationship Building not Direct Selling

✓ B4 is about Participation as that way everyone benefits

✓ B4 is about Give and Take


B4 Connects You

B4 connects you

B4 makes it easier for you to meet the right people who can help your business.

Networking and making new connections is key for any business looking to expand their reach, find suppliers or customers and build up a network of trusted relationships they can turn to. B4 makes it easier for you to meet the right people who can help your business.

Jonna Mundy, You HR

“B4 really is the best networking group in the county! Having tried a fair few now, I’m speaking from experience – it’s not about the ‘hard sale’ and simply handing out business cards, it’s about learning, sharing and building quality relationships.”

Jonna Mundy – CEO – You HR Consultancy

B4 helps you to learn

B4 provides a wide range of learning possibilities to help you stay on top and stay relevant.

Being in business means being able to learn and adapt to a changing world and economy, whether that’s regarding recruitment, diversity, wellbeing, finance, branding or marketing. B4 provides a wide range of learning possibilities to help you stay on top and stay relevant.

wendy ball

“B4 has proven to be an invaluable partner to the Ashmolean and the wider university, business & not-for-profit community in Oxfordshire. Well done B4 for insights, connections, informed editorial, events and diversity…”

Wendy Ball – Head of Events – Ashmolean Museum

B4 Helps You Learn
B4 Inspires You

B4 inspires you

B4 will inspire you and your teams to be better businesses and better people in business.

Doing business isn’t just about supply and demand, we need to feel inspired to achieve our goals and become the best business we can be. We will introduce to you a range of speakers who will inspire you and your teams to be better businesses and better people in business.

nigel tipple

“The formula of engaging guest speakers and high quality venues are a credit to the B4 team. Oxfordshire LEP are delighted to be part of your thriving community.”

Nigel Tipple – CEO – OxLEP

B4 raises your profile

B4 offers improved exposure and visibility for your business.

Complementing the networking and learning opportunities, B4 offers excellent exposure and visibility for your business. Your business can feature on the B4 website and our social media platforms, we can share your press releases and articles and host your webinars, videos and podcasts.

rowan waller

“B4 isn’t just networking and business socials; it is the best stage from which to showcase your business in front of those people that matter in business in and around Oxfordshire.”

Rowan Waller – Managing Director – Wallers Estate Agents

B4 Raises Your Profile

How does B4 provide these benefits?

Connections

B4 Hubs – Connect with groups of members in your business sector to come together in creating articles, webinars and more.

B4 Connect – Weekly live showcase of B4 Members. Join in and let others see who you are and what you can offer.

B4 Events – When it is safe to do so, B4 Events will be bi-monthly high profile networking events preceded by an inspirational keynote speaker. B4 Events will take place in stunning locations across Oxfordshire.

Learning

B4 Learn – Weekly 30-minute webinar series focused on learning new skills and gaining advice from members

B4 Articles – High quality articles written by B4 members. Articles will
be reviewed by B4 and shared through our social media platforms. Articles can be advice pieces, interviews, or thoughts on current topics.

B4 Voice – Monthly polls and webinars for members to discuss current
issues they are facing as a business on a regional basis, such as
transport, housing, skills and connectivity.

B4 ONE – A bi-monthly, full day of webinars and interactive experiences. Each B4 ONE will be themed around current topics, focusing on key areas such as diversity, equality, sustainability and wellbeing.

Inspiration

B4 Inspiration – Weekly 30-minute webinar or podcast series featuring inspirational speakers, sharing personal stories of success from a wide range of sectors. Spotlight speakers will also feature at B4 Events.

B4 Events – When it is safe to do so, B4 Events will be bi-monthly high profile networking events preceded by an inspirational keynote speaker. B4 Events will take place in stunning locations across Oxfordshire.

Profile

B4 Directory – Each member has a profile on the B4 website. Whether this is a company profile or a personal profile, or a combination
of both, depends on the membership type.

B4 News – Daily news / press releases from members, guest writers and the B4 team. Press releases have a lower word-count than B4 Articles, but can be created by any member and posted at any time.


How to get involved

You can apply to join B4 using this form and a member of the B4 team will be in touch to discuss options with you.

Packages start at £2,250+VAT per annum and there are monthly & quarterly payment options available.


If you are a charity, social enterprise, start-up or a business affected by COVID-19 our NEXUS programme may be of interest to you.

Membership Application

Additional Marketing Options

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