macro view of a clock mechanism representing the importance of time and running like clockwork in business

Time to do business

A drab and gusty August morning didn’t deter our enthusiastic members and guests (all 88 of them) from attending today’s TBN Bournemouth Business Club meeting after the success of the Summer Breakfast event at The Italian Villa we were back at our regular venue The Hallmark Hotel. We at TBN know how valuable your time is, […]


Networking frequently leads to collaborations. Sometimes it’s about a pinch of luck thrown into the recipe on the day, but at other times it’s just a really good fit after people have made the time to get to know each other. July’s professional business club breakfast meeting, attended by 60 members and visitors at the […]

Abi Wightman presentation at TBN Summer BBQ 2017

Start your day with a Shimmy!

Our annual Summer visit to The Italian Villa did not disappoint with clear blue skies and warm sunshine. Unfortunately, this wasn’t what was forecast and we had to make a judgement call on having the tables inside, with vivid memories of what happened last year! After some informal pre-breakfast networking in the beautiful gardens, spirits […]

drone photo of TBN summer bbq 2017

TBN July – A TBN Fiesta!

Well! What a meeting July’s TBN was. As we gathered at The Italian Villa for our special Summer Business Breakfast there was a truly buoyant atmosphere. Over 120 business people united to do some good old productive networking that’s synonymous with our monthly meet ups. As the morning’s event begun and the sun shone down, […]

A target in sight

A fitting start to The Boardroom Network Solent’s summer luncheon was the extraordinary acrobatic display by Orissa Kelly, Foot Archer. Orissa can fire and hit a target upside down using her feet – just an example of the performers, quirky installations, and entertainment provided by Abi Wightman. Our resident MC, Jay Rachet, kept proceedings timed […]

An Enthusiastic Introduction to June

With lots to talk about we certainly felt an abundant sense of enthusiasm from members at our latest TBN event. With so many positive things going on right now, we are pleased to say that June looks set to become a standout month for new business opportunities and networking. At our last meeting, team member […]

Unseen crime scene

After the NHS cyber attack and IT meltdown which affected many organisations simultaneously last weekend, the special guest presenter at May’s meeting of The Boardroom Network Solent could not have been more apt. More than 70 members and visitors – our lifeblood! – made the most of growing professional business connections through two table swaps […]

May the fourth be with you

It may have been Star Wars Day but luckily our 78 members and guests avoided the dark side by arriving at the Hallmark Hotel in Bournemouth bright and early. We enjoyed some enthusiastic networking and a delicious breakfast which helped us to fight the forces of evil and concentrate on the other good and righteous […]

Have your cake and eat it too!

Happy birthday to us! The Boardroom Network Solent is a year old and it’s thriving, alongside the original Bournemouth group. Operated and owned by Jacqui Frampton, we welcomed 75 members and guests to April’s meeting; the success of this group is partly down to the tremendous organisation which goes on ‘behind the scenes’ (dedicated event […]