About Mansfield and Ashfield 2020
Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 the Award Winning Midlands Business Club. Our award demonstrates we are more than just a business club – we are the voice of the business community and make things happen! We are one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely united networking and business community professionals, renowned for making growth happen as we connect people, build partnerships and help grow organisations in Mansfield, Ashfield and surrounding areas.
You are our Priority! We are the most cost-effective and powerful marketing tool available for you and your organisation. We also work to promote, nurture, innovate and support our business community. Businesses in any industry or any size will benefit from the support and interest Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 will create for your organisation and the area!
We believe in Mansfield and Ashfield and instil confidence and belief in the future of the town. In turn, we provide a wide range of benefits to our members.
Whatever the size, sector or stage of development, membership of 2020 can be a vital asset to your business!
We are recognised for creating and maintaining highly engaging partnerships in public and private sectors, producing award-winning organisations, conducted compelling and highly accredited breakfast meetings, offer intuitive networking solutions with visually striking and informative presentations to connect our organisations.
Our philosophy has always been firmly centred on our business community and growth. With well over 170 members and affiliated members and a headstrong board of communication, finance, legal experts working entirely for the good of this town, you’ll consistently see the same dedicated and trusted individuals, ensuring you and your business benefits and is exposed to the maximum opportunities for growth in Mansfield, Ashfield and beyond.
Corporate Networking opportunities
The monthly breakfast networking meeting has evolved into a premier networking event and has been hailed as the best in the county. These successful meetings are extremely well attended by the local business community with an average regular attendance of 100 members.
We offer a relaxed but professional meeting structure for people who are serious about growing their business where members can take advantage of the opportunity to deliver a presentation to promote their organisation and raise their profile.
Mansfield and Ashfield 2020 continues to be the most successful breakfast networking organisation in the county and attracts key speakers such as TV and radio financial guru, Justin Urquhart-Stewart of Seven Investment Management. Justin praised the breakfast meeting as being one the foremost meetings of business networking, stating ‘Much larger towns have nothing to compare’ and referring to the number of attendees, ‘This doesn’t happen in any other part of the country’.
We also host sociable after-hours per quarter that deliver a relaxed opportunity for members to bring along friends and family to our unique themed event.
Raising your profile – Network Marketing and Social Media
Membership provides the opportunity to promote and grow your business and play an active role in the development of the local business community. We provide an independent platform for your good news stories via local and regional publications including our media patrons Chad, Mansfield 103.2 radio and the Mansfield and Ashfield News Journal, our website and social media platforms. We provide unique event and sponsorship opportunities that not only create brand exposure but provide unique CSR ventures!
Business Support and Training
You have access to an online business community allowing you to engage and influence the community along with direct access to business development and advice. You will also have access to over 100 courses to support key business disciplines including leadership, management, finance, sales and marketing, health and safety.
Recruitment and Apprenticeship
We work in partnership with recruitment agencies that can provide cost-effective key support and help you select the people required to operate your business. Our partnership with Vision West Nottinghamshire College provides our member’s access to the country’s largest providers of apprenticeships for 16-18 year olds with a reputation for innovation and excellence. We raise aspirations of local young people to nurture the future workforce.
Inter trading benefits
Our portfolio offers exclusive member to member benefits, discounts and incentives. Enhancing and encouraging economic growth and support within the area. Check out the latest Member to Member offers here.
Enhance and strengthen your online profile and presences
All members have a full interactive profile page providing the opportunity to link promote and update your profile live and interactive through social media and instant updating with your good news stories and promotion. Your organisation is also listed in our quarterly newsletter sent to over 4,000 emails and hard copies distributed to all members and business centres in the surrounding areas.
Weekly eNewsletters circulated to all members offering the opportunity to promote and raise your profile.
Unique and exclusive opportunity to circulate your information to a captive audience at our breakfast meetings – exclusivity provided to one sponsor per month with the opportunity to deliver an engaging presentation.
Funding and Grants
2020 are at the forefront of funding opportunities and we make it our mission to explain the opportunities in comprehensive terms and keep informed on behalf of the business community.
Our partnership with Nottinghamshire police provides local businesses with advice on how to improve security and how your premises. We also have access to grants and funding to assist the security of your business.
Click here for a list of key business support contacts.
We welcome any enquiries. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for any guidance.