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The benefits of joining North Cyprus Business Network

New contacts and referrals - The most obvious benefit of networking is to meet potential clients and/or generate referrals which you can then follow up on to hopefully add to your client base. Networking can also help you identify opportunities for partnerships, joint ventures, or new areas of expansion for your business. 

Visibility - You need to meet and communicate with potential clients and business partners on a regular basis to maintain your business relationships. Attending business breakfast groups and other networking events raises your personal profile and can help keep you front and center in the minds of the right people.

Staying current - In an ever-changing business climate it is important to keep up with the target market conditions as well as overall trends in your industry. Knowing the market is the key to developing a successful marketing plan. Attending seminars and networking with your peers and business associates on a regular basis will help you stay current.

Problem solving - In addition to the potential of increasing your business you can often find solutions to your own business problems or needs by networking. For example, if your business needs the services of a bookkeeper, accountant, or lawyer you may find the ideal candidate via North CYprus Business Network, or if your business needs equity financing for startup you may be able to find an angel investor or venture capitalist through networking channels.

Sharing knowledge and experience - Networking is ideal for expanding your knowledge by taking advantage of the viewpoints and prior experience of others. If for example, you are thinking of getting into the import or export business you may be able to get some valuable advice from someone else who has done similar business internationally. Taking advantage of the experiences of others before you invest time and money in a particular venture can be invaluable.

Confidence and morale - Most business people are optimistic and positive. Regularly associating with such people can be a great morale boost, particularly in the difficult early phases of a new business. If you are not naturally outgoing, regularly meeting new people can also boost your confidence and on a personal basis you may form new friendships with like-minded people.

The purpose of business networking with North Cyprus Business Network is to increase business revenue - one way or another.

NCBN meetings

We will hold breakfast meetings every week on Wednesdays. Start at 6:30am until 8:00am.

Our first Chapter will be based in Girne, and if successful, to be followed by Chapters in Lefkosa and Magosa.

Annual membership fee will be £250 per calendar year.

You will need to bring cash to meetings for Tea, Coffee, Breakfast. Amount to be confirmed.

Members can bring guests to meetings, who may wish to join. Limited to 2 visits per guest.

All members and guests will have one minute to talk about their business. It is always useful to prepare and practice your short introduction in advance.

One business (in turn) per meeting will have a 15 minute spotlight to talk in detail about their business. Businesses put forward for a spotlight session will be given advance notice inorder to to make preparations. We can supply projector and laptop for presentations.

Members

As na NCBN group member, you will have sector exclusivity, meaning that there will be no other competing businesses asking for the same referrals.

Our meetings and events are structured to facilitate, and encourage, members to build strategic business alliances and pass quality referrals that turn into real business.

Guests

The best way to find out if NCBN suits you is to join one of our meetings as a guest. Joining a NCBN meeting as a guest will allow you to see the meeting framework in action and better understand how it will work for you and your business contacts.

We will never put pressure on you to join. If you like what you see and experience, then ask to join that NCBN Chapter, to avoid your competitors taking the opportunity and locking you out of a group.

Sectors

We work on sector exclusivity. Only one business sector may join NCBN, once that business sector joins, other similar sectors are locked out of the group.

We are looking for businesses in the following sectors:

Bank
Solicitor
Accountant
Architect
Construction
Maintenance - Closed
Estate Agent
Dentist
Plumbing
Electrical
Carpentry
Mechanic
Wedding Planner
Hotel
Travel Company
Transport
Shipping
Restaurant
Bar
Satelite
Internet
Dental
Medical
Insurance
Lawyer
Printer
Designer
Retailer
Noter
Media: Radio - TV - Newspaper


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