The Brentwood Borough Renaissance Group is comprised of local businesses, resident representatives, Brentwood Borough Council, FSB and Brentwood Chamber to drive forward initiatives that support trade and promotion of the town centres of Brentwood, Ingatestone and Shenfield.
The Group work with the community and local businesses to support business and grow the local economy, enhance the quality of the environment, particularly the quality of public space, shop fronts, addressing vacancy unit issues, signage, lighting, safety and the nighttime economy.
Through the association of British Chambers of Commerce, Brentwood Chamber of Commerce(BCC) have the help and backing of a large organisations that are consulted by central Government on business issues. It lobbies the Government on matters such as VAT, rating valuation, financial regulations, commercial property law, etc.
All of this creates a network which keeps BCC informed of business developments, both nationwide and locally, and of opportunities for trading overseas.
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Brentwood Networking Group
The Brentwood Networking Group is a regular networking group which enables businesses to keep connected with other businesses for mutual benefit. The local group meets every other Thursday morning helping advance the businesses of those who attend.
Word of Mouth BrentwoodWord of Mouth Brentwood is a fast and focused networking group for those that want to help one another in business by simply spreading the word and remembering who you met. The local networking group is FREE for every type of business and meets on a monthly basis.
Essex Business Forum
Essex Business Forum is an association of professional business people and owners of established and reputable SMEs based in Essex and the surrounding areas which represents every trade and profession, and with the addition of an extended network of businesses in highly specialist fields. There are weekly business networking groups every Thursday in Brentwood, plus other regular events and networking meetings.
Federation of Small Businesses
FSB are seen as experts in business, offering their members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. FSB have various meet ups and event in the surrounding areas.
Business Network International
BNI is an International business networking referral organisation. Working together, BNI members achieve incredible results, growing their business in ways they could never accomplish alone. The BNI Brentwood local group meet once a week, welcoming all trades and professions.
Women in Business Network
The Women in Business Network is a membership organisation for women who wish to gain new business opportunities. Whether employed or a business owner the network has a huge diversity of businesses involved. The WIBN Brentwood local group meet once a month to support and encourage each other.
Effective Business Networking
Effective Business Network (EBN) is structured face-to-face networking without the pressures. It offers support from a group of Directors that will be on hand to help, greet, introduce, and give attendees guidance on some of the do’s and don’ts of networking. Their purpose is to will help members to become great networkers.
Nexus Networking Group
Nexus Networking is an established group of business, professionals and trades-people meeting in Chelmsford and Brentwood, Essex. The purpose of Nexus Networking is to help members develop the contacts, skills and knowledge to grow their businesses and boost their profit.
Biz'ee Women is an ever growing networking group for all women in business or thinking of starting up. The Biz’ee Women Brentwood local group meet once a month to connect and support other likeminded women in business both in person and online.