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WBEx – Why WEBx?
Why join WBEx?
What makes it different to any other networking groups?
The Business Exchange website is the “go to” place to find business events in the Warrington area, we work closely with and act as a connector between all the existing networking organisations as well as promoting their events alongside our own.
Why become a member?
Members will benefit from gaining business knowledge and support plus relationship building with other local businesses plus some discounts from other members.
You will have the option to attend all the meetings, learning seminars, networking opportunities, receive our regular newsletter, member contacts and special discounted rates at selected businesses.
In addition as a member, you will receive:
- Directory listing on the website
- Customer care meeting/call for members
- Submitted articles included in the Business Exchange newsletter
Can any business become a member and how much does it cost?
Membership is open to businesses of any size. Annual membership costs are based on the number of employers your business has.
|Employees||Fee (exc VAT)|
|2 to 5||£200|
|6 to 10||£300|
|11 to 50||£400|
|51 to 200||£600|
|201 to 500||£1,000|
How is my membership fee used?
The Business Exchange is a not for profit organisation. Any profit will be reinvested in the organisation.
Is my membership tax deductible?
Check with your tax advisor first but probably yes. All membership fees are inclusive of VAT.
Is there a pressure to attend events?
None whatsoever, but the more that you participate the more that you will get from it.
Will I be able to access the business details of other members?
Yes, through the website and by networking at the events.
My business isn’t in Warrington. Can I join?
Yes, businesses outside Warrington are welcome to join.
Are the member events free to attend?
All of the WBEx events will be free for members, however, there may be a fee to attend some of the affiliate, social and charitable events.
How did the Business Exchange start?
We started life as the Business Circle, an initiative launched by Faisal Rashid during his mayoral year in 2016/2017. Known initially as “Circle – The Future” or “Business Circle”, local companies came together to support the Mayor’s charities for that year. Warrington & Co developed the concept further and established the Business Exchange in 2018.