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When does the event take place?

Once a month on the first Thursday of the month.


What time does the event take place?

The event runs from 4pm – 6pm.


Do I need to stay for the full 2 hours?

No. The event is an open networking event, so you are free to come at any time within the 2-hour slot and stay for as little or as long as you like.


Do I need to book?

No. You simply come along on the day and register yourself as attending as you enter.


How much does it cost to attend?

Nothing. The event is free to attend.


Do I need to join a networking group to attend?

No. There is no formal group attached to this event, it is a completely open event for any business to attend.


Can I bring a guest with me?

Yes. The more the merrier.


What do you require from me on the day?

When you arrive, there will be a member of the TGN team taking details of all attendees. Apart from that, nothing - get into the room and freely network!


Can I sign up to receive reminder notifications of future events?

Yes. Please send your contact details through to and we shall add you to our event mailing list.


What would you suggest I bring with me?

Business cards and a smile.


Can I do a speech at the event?

No. The event is purely open networking to ensure there is as little pressure on the attendees in the room.


Will there be refreshments available?

To ensure the event is free, drinks are not provided by the organisers. There is a bar in the venue where are you are able to purchase your own drinks should you wish to.


How many businesses will be in attendance?

This will vary from month to month, we anticipate there will be no less than 30 in any given month.


What types of businesses will be in attendance?

Any business of any sector and size are invited to attend. This could be from micro businesses through to large PLCs. The majority of the businesses that attend are likely to be from the Leicester and Leicestershire region.


What is the address of the venue?

The Gresham, 36 Market Street, Leicester, LE1 6DP Click here to see The Gresham on Google Maps

Is there a dress code?

Not formally, however we do recommend that business smart to smart casual is best.


Is there parking?

Not on site, however there are a number of public car parks all less than a 5-minute walk. Click here for more information.

Zero pressure networking on the first Thursday of every month, bringing businesses together in a  relaxed environment.



0116 243 7666 | 

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Time: 4 - 6pm  

The Gresham Leicester | 36 Market St, Leicester LE1 6DP

I attended my first TGN event in January 2023 and it was brilliant, as I was met at the door by a member of the TGN team, who told me how the event works. In the 2 hours I was there, I spoke to a number of people from various business sectors, and everybody I spoke to was very pleasant. I made some really good connections whilst I was there.  Thank You TGN


Toomey Leasing Group

I’ve attended a few of the TGN’s events now and every time it’s been an enjoyable event! If you’re looking for a networking event which is relaxed with no pressure then I definitely recommend the TGN event on the first Thursday of the month. One of my favourite ones to attend too!!!


Pencil & Coffee

I am an avid networker and whilst it's always nice to help others I found everyone was at TGN to support each other, especially Ian Morris. He went out of his way to make introductions for me and help me feel part of the event.


A fantastic venue and great service from the onsite staff.


Axiom Energy

The event was definitely busy, with ample opportunity to make new connections and discuss what other people do and how people could help each other in making new connections. I found the choice of venue worked extremely well, enough space to feel comfortably spread out whilst still being intimate enough to allow for people to converse with everyone in the room.


SMB Group

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