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Here at HB Accountants we understand & recognise the value of effective business networking and we take an active role in helping to make introductions within the Hertfordshire business community. Below are dates and details of upcoming events in Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Ware and Hertford which we regularly host or attend. Please enjoy the opportunity to join us, raise the profile of your business, and meet other local business people.

Networking  in Hertfordshire

If you’re serious about business growth, then networking amongst local business people can make a valuable contribution to your success. At HB Accountants we organise and host networking events, as well as attending local groups. Networking events are designed to help local businesses make connections. At HB we set up and host a Quarterly Ladies Networking Lunch, which we run to enable local business women to meet and do business. We are proud to assist Love Hoddesdon with their monthly Networking Breakfast too. We also participate in networking groups which we attend such as Hertfordshire Professionals, Bishops Stortford Business Buzz, Ware To Do Business to name a few.

HB Ladies Networking Lunch

We are excited to announce will are resuming our popular ladies face to face networking lunches.

Our networking lunches are notoriously a full house – at the last count, we were 40 strong businesses from Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Enfield, Harlow, Hertford and Bishops Stortford. Thank you to all who attended – can’t wait to see you soon.

Click here to read why networking will benefit you and your business.

Following the Covid19 lockdown we started an online Ladies Business Networking group and now have over 110 members, if you would like to join, please click here.

If you would like details of our next face-to-face Ladies Networking Lunch then get in touch with Vicki to find out more.

The date for our next Networking Ladies Networking Lunch is:

  • Date: Thursday 11th November
  • Venue: TBC

If you know of anyone who would benefit from our networking meetings just let Vicki know and she will keep them posted with dates and venues going forward.

Tickets from £25 per person

To make sure that you receive details of our regular lunches or to book your place, please contact Vicki, on 01992 444466 or email 

Ambition Conference, Hoddesdon

Attendees for The Spotlight’s Ambition Conference (back in 2019) hit the 130+ mark. The event was initiated to inspire local businesses to grow & excel. The result, a fantastic day! MC for the event, Jeremy Nicholas took to the stage and introduced 6 fantastic speakers. Each year the Ambition conference in Hoddesdon shares sales and marketing expertise amongst hundreds of local businesses. The team at HB Accountants is actively involved in making this event happen. We’ve provided vital administration, managed finances as Treasurer and led the event team as Chair again that year. It’s a forward-thinking event we’re proud to support since it’s in our DNA and is designed to help local businesses to thrive.

An amazing £10,000 was raised at the last Ambition conference, which was shared between HB’s nominated Charity, Teens Unite Fighting Cancer & The Herts & Essex (Ware) Samaritans.

HB Accountants Ambition cheque presentation

Team HB’s Keith Grover & Vicki Foster presenting a cheque for £5,000 to Debbie Pezanni of Teens Unite Fighting Cancer, HB’s nominated charity and a cheque for £5,000 to the The Herts & Essex (Ware) Samaritans

Due to the Covid19 Pandemic, Ambition 2020 was delayed until further notice.

Watch this space for the next proposed Ambition Conference.

Dates For Your Diary

Love Hoddesdon Networking Breakfast

  • Tuesday 19th October

HB Accountants Ladies Networking Lunch

  • Thursday 11th November

Ware to do business

  • TBC

Hertfordshire Professionals

  • TBC

Hertford Business Buzz

  • TBC

SNAP Networking for Young Professionals

  • TBC

Business Exchange Networks (BEN) Bishops Stortford

  • TBC

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