Top 15 virtual networking events for entrepreneurs you shouldn’t miss

June 03, 2020

Virtual networking events you shouldn't miss

Welcome to the summer of 2020 where virtual networking events are the new normal! 

The number of online networking events has grown exponentially since the beginning of the pandemic, almost at the same pace as the notorious virus. Yet somehow, it’s hard to find a virtual networking event for business owners and professionals that’s not a complete waste of time.

For that reason, we created a list of the best fifteen networking events online. And because networking is only effective if done regularly, we put the focus on weekly or monthly online networking events.

WoW members monthly gathering

This is a regular business networking event of Women of Wearables members. An informal online meetup where you can share experiences, ask for help or just meet and connect with other like-minded people.

When?

Every first Wednesday of the month.

Who?

Anyone who is affiliated with and interested in emerging technologies like wearable tech, fashion tech and IoT. Unlike other similar online networking events, WoW is not just for professional women, but for anyone with an interest in wearable technology and providing women with a platform for growth.

For more information here.

Online Business Networking for B2B Professionals

Fun, very productive 90-minute entrepreneur networking events, hosted by Centricity CEO Jay Kingley.

One of the best networking events, they can help you start building business relationships with people who may have clients that can use your services. Moreover, these like-minded professionals may help you access key decision-makers. 

When?

Different dates for different cities and regions in the USA, and worldwide.

Who?

B2B focused professionals.

Find more information here.

Three Martini Lunch National Virtual Networking Event

An online networking event to meet new people, build connections, and network virtually with highly engaged professionals, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers in a more relaxed atmosphere.

When?

Every Tuesday starting at 2 PM EST

Who?

Entrepreneurs from everywhere who want to stay socially distanced but virtually engaged.

Find more information here.

Every.Black Entrepreneur International Masterminds

These virtual networking events are known for their dynamic speakers and new technology tips. Often books are discussed, and opinions and insights on entrepreneurship are exchanged too. If you have a positive attitude and want to discover new business solutions, this business networking event is for you.

When?

Every Monday at 8 AM EST

Who?

Ambitious entrepreneurs from around the world.

Find more information here.

Online Speed Networking – IWant2Network

There is no membership, no one-profession rule – this business networking event is all about building those connections. In other words, these speed virtual networking events that are designed to help and expand your business and career with an emphasis on professionalism and fun.

When?

Several dates per month.

Who?

UK-based businesses

Find more information here.

Speed Networking

It is traditional speed networking in your home from your mobile, tablet or computer – anywhere you would like. Just as with in-person events, you’ll have a host to assist you with anything or anyone, be able to privately chat with a new business professional every 7-8 minutes and select those whom you would be interested in connecting with.

When?

It depends on your location. These online networking events are hosted in more than 50 locations in the world.

Who?

For busy professionals looking to expand their business circle. A perfect opportunity to meet accomplished individuals just like yourself. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry – they got you covered. 

Find more information here.

Female Business Collective on Zoom

On these virtual networking events you will have a chance to connect with ladies (and perhaps a man – who knows) from a whole range of businesses.

Usually, there are small business owners, city-centre corporates and charities. This virtual networking event will give you a chance to present your business to the attendees and share what support you might be needing at the current time.

When?

Every Thursday at 09.30 BST

Who?

Women entrepreneurs and business owners from different industries.

Find more information here.

Unpretentious Networking (Online)

No-nonsense, fun and professional online business networking. Taking just 1 hour out of your day each week, it offers fantastic opportunities to market your business, make great connections and look to help one another through collaborations and referrals.

When?

Every Wednesday at 10am BST.

Who?

Businesses from all industries.

Find more information here.

Global Online Networking Event

International weekly online networking events to help entrepreneurs expand their networks easily. Regardless if you want to grow nationally or globally, chances are you’re going to meet the right business people here.

When?

Every week.

Who?

Business owners from North America, UK, Europe, Africa, India and beyond.

Find more information here.

Evolution Virtual Networking

Happening bi-weekly, these free networking events are perfect for entrepreneurs who want to spread their message, and want to learn new things by like-minded business owners. Not rarely, there are guest speakers to talk about specific topics and provide better insights.

When?

Every second Thursday at 9 AM CET

Who?

Small business owners from all backgrounds.

Find more information here.

Network After Work Virtual Networking

Participate from the comfort of your own home or office and bring your drink of choice to meet business owners, entrepreneurs, executives and career-minded professionals from across the country.

These entrepreneur networking events are hosted by a Network After Work moderator. The purpose of of every online event is to bring together busy, social go-getters who understand the importance of networking and growing their connections. This is the perfect place to connect, generate ideas, get feedback and meet people with the same goals that you have.

When?

It depends on your location. These online events are hosted in multiple locations.

Who?

Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Executives and thought leaders who understand the importance of building meaningful connections.

Find more information here.

WeCoffee Morning & Networking

Probably one of the best entrepreneur networking events you will stumble upon online. The hosts are exceptional, as well as the attendees who never fail to lead interesting discussions that help you improve your business.

When?

A couple of times per week

Who?

Freelancers, entrepreneurs and flexible workers.

Find more information here.

BAME Online B2B Networking

Structured but relaxed business networking.

  • Intro and Apologies
  • Share Good News
  • 60 Second Round
  • 10 mins Presentation or 2 – 5 minutes Presentation by Member s
  • 5 mins Education/ Brainstorm session
  • Monthly Activity
  • AOB and Close

When?

Multiple dates per month.

Who?

BAME businesses from the UK.

Find more information here.

The Rebellious Business Network

Fun online networking for entrepreneurs and service-based business owners that aims to increase your social connection and provide a platform on which to showcase your business. Plus, each week there are guest expert speakers that share tangible tips tricks and strategies to help you attract more clients online.

When?

Every Wednesday at 10.30am BST.

Who?

Small business owners.

Find more information here.

ONLE ONLinE – Online Business Networking

ONLE ONLinE is online networking for business owners and entrepreneurs. Just like regular business networking, the meeting is just the starting point for building relationships.

When?

Multiple dates per month.

Who

Business owners from all industries.

Find more information here.

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