Network & Drink
During the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the key aspects of business life that people said they missed about working life was social interaction and networking events. With physical events not possible, Colmore BID looked a digital alternatives and launched Network and Drink, a free bi-monthly event featuring guest speakers and ample time to ‘meet’ with others.
Guest speakers talked about a specific topic for 20 minutes, which was followed by questions and a discussions. Over the course of the programme, topics included the future of Birmingham’s property sector, managing back pain when working from home and how the recuritment process was changing in the digital world. Once the formalities had finished, attendees then split off into virtual break-out rooms for networking,
The events were incredibly well received, as a result Colmore BID decided to continue the concept in person!
Since March 2022 Colmore BID have hosted 9 Network & Drink events across the Colmore Business District. As well as meeting networking with like-minded individuals; this event supports the districts strong leisure and hospitality industry showcasing some of the best venues the district has to offer.