How To Network

 How to network – The Hives’ top tips on tricks on how to get the most out of networking Firstly, you may be thinking what is networking? I would define networking as an effective and low – cost method of gaining new contacts and developing sales opportunities through referrals and introductions. Networking can be seen […]

Tech City-On-Sea

Tech City-on-Sea is just over one month away! Our famous beer and pizza night will see up to 100 organisations join us at the Hive Enterprise Centre for some informal networking and (you guessed it) some free beer and pizza! New for 2017 we are adding to the event by inviting local ‘techie’ businesses to […]

Fully Funded Workshops and Events

The Hive’s January – March 2017 workshop programme is under way with a range of events covering various topics from ‘Lead generation’ workshops to ‘Networking and Cake’. These events are all free to attend making them perfect for Start-up and even established businesses who want to learn more skills and gain more contacts within the […]


Networking: ‘Interacting with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts’. This is a word that I have heard a lot since working in an enterprise centre. At first I had no idea what was meant when people were throwing around the word ‘networking’ but after some research online and first hand,  attending  […]

Let them eat cake!!!!!

Cake is a wonderful thing. I never realised quite how naughty cake is for you until I saw my Nan making it a few years ago. 1/3 sugar, 1/3 butter, 1/3 flour- It’s a dieter’s worst nightmare… but it is wonderful! Being the third Monday of the month this Monday was dubbed ‘Blue Monday’, the […]