The Mid-Sussex-based organization hosted more than 50 attendees from businesses from across the district, many with large global clientele.
The meeting began with a presentation by Paul Rolf of the Chichester College Group.
Paul spoke about the exciting range of developments taking place in the Chichester College Group to support local businesses.
He said Haywards Heath College, which is part of the group, values ââthe HHBA as a key stakeholder.
âBy working together we are able to support and collaborate with local businesses, supporting their training and talent pool,â said Paul.
Helen Tuddenham, HHBA Member, Executive Consultant and Coach, gave a talk on coaching and mentoring and how it can help people become more effective leaders.
âAs a new business owner (and at the start of a pandemic no less), the HHBA has given me a community of other business owners, whose ideas I can learn from and brainstorm,â said said Helen.
âThe sessions are always informative and allow you to get to know other like-minded people in the region,â she added.
HHBA is a local business alliance that helps its members grow and connect while identifying opportunities for Sussex business owners.
Its meetings allow members to interact and make new contacts.
Since the return of HHBA live events after the Covid crisis, the organization has seen a 13% increase in membership.
âLocal networking is a great way to start a business and is essential for creating a professional presence,â said Clare Jones, President of the HHBA.
âWorking with your local community is also a fun way to share best practices – you never know what might be right on your doorstep. “
You can find out more about the HHBA’s Great Summer Networking Event here.