Posted on 15th November 2017
With luck you will already know about this event in early December, and I hope you have the date already written in your diary. It’s Monday 4th December from 5pm till 8pm (or later if you wish).
The evening will be one of festive fun, with lots of networking, lots of snacks such as mince pies and sausage rolls, and lots of mulled wine for those not driving.
The BHBPA Steering Group are going to be there and they want to meet you. It’s a brilliant opportunity to get to know the fabulous group of people who make up the BHBPA members. You don’t have to stay for long; perhaps just until the raffle is drawn around 7 or 7.30.
Please bring your colleagues along; bring your staff along if you wish; bring a friend. Book a meal there beforehand or afterwards – the food is excellent. By all means use it as your chance to treat the staff if you wish to do so.
We have two fantastic Ridgeview Christmas hampers for prizes in the raffle, and possibly some other prizes as well. The beneficiaries will be our favourite charity, St Peter & St James Hospice. That’s just another reason to come along.
I’ve spoken to Lance and told him that we shall try to pack the pub, like we do on quiz nights. So. you have to help in this and let me know if you are coming, and give me some idea of numbers. We had over 300 at the Amex in May. Surely we can get a good crowd for this Christmas event. Thanks for your support. Let’s pack the Woolpack!
"The BHBPA is an energetic and vocal organisation that connects and empowers and informs the local business community acting as an effective conduit to local authority and other organisations. We are proud to be part of that community and the association."
"If Carlsberg did networking they would do it the BHBPA way. Each event is packed with great ideas, thought provoking presentations and fun. As a small business we feel supported and part of the community. We have built friendships and business relationships and there is always plenty of advice on hand to benefit us all so don’t hesitate to join whatever the nature of your business. "
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."