eOffice ManchesterSpeed-networking Event
On17th November 2006 eOffice in conjunction with TiEManchester organised a speed networking event, SpeedNetwork the Nation, for its members in Manchester.Speed Network the Nation was a part of Enterprise Week 2006,anational event with hundreds of simultaneous speed-networking events across the country.The event aimed to encourage enterprise andentrepreneurship amongst professionals from in and aroundManchester through networking with like-minded individuals.Pier Paolo Mucelli, eOffice’s CEO and founder, said:“Networking is an important element of the eOffice conceptand we were delighted to be involved in National EnterpriseWeek.”Speed-networking is a fun, high energy way to network. In justone hour you can have a new network of useful contacts,advisers, like-minds, potential customers, suppliers or simplyinteresting people.Chartered members of TiE include the CEO of Orange, the MDof the Bank of America, the head of the ‘New Look’ clothingchain, the Chairman of Urban Splash, and many other topprofessionals. Perhaps this was one of the reasons why someof the most ambitious, successful Manchester business menand women attended the event. Solicitors, accountants,creative industry professionals, entrepreneurs and studentsmingled with each other.TiE (Talent, Ideas and Enterprise) is a global not-for-profitorganization focused on promoting entrepreneurship. It helpsbudding entrepreneurs with advice, guidance and assistancefrom successful experienced entrepreneurs and professionals.It has 45 chapters across 10 countries that consist of manyparticipants in the entrepreneurial ecosystem – successful &experienced as well as budding entrepreneurs, venture capitalfirms, angel investors, service providers, etc.
Net Thursday takes place on the last Thursday of each month.Ahigh profile business executive gives a 60-minutepresentation related to the new economy, before thenetworking event at a local pub or bar.Once a quarter,eOfficehave an 'Elevator Pitches' event, where you can be one of thecompanies to introduce your business in a short presentationfollowed by Q&A session.
Aboardroom in eOffice, Manchester