New Forest Business Partnership – Business Support and networking in the New Forest

NFBP provides business support in the New Forest, fuelling economic growth by advancing relations between local business and local government and building business-to-business relationships.

We bring businesses together across every business sector and area of the New Forest. Our activities  and events include regular networking and training and our prestigious annual Brilliance in Business Awards.

All events are open to members and non-members.  Please take a look at our events page and come along to find out how we make the New Forest a great place to do business!

Marketing: Kick-start and evolve your marketing – Tuesday 05 March at Lyndhurst Community Centre

Your Marketing Masterplan is a 3 hour action packed workshop, created for Business Owners of growing Businesses who are ready to move to the next level, to attract more customers and to grow your business.

You will learn 6 high-performing Marketing Strategies and Systems built for Small Business Owners who don’t have lots of time or money.

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14th February 2019

by Natasha Davies

LinkedIn: Get the most out of this powerful networking tool – Update from event

LinkedIn was the topic of conversation at this Business Briefing held at Balmer Lawn Hotel. Matthew Lawson, Chairman of NFBP and owner of both the Thatched Cottage Hotel and Escape Yachting, Vicky Ryce, Let’s Talk Communications, and Beverley Poole, Beverley Poole Consultancy, presented on this powerful networking tool.


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8th February 2019

by Becky Denby

Terms and Conditions: Protect your business from the outset – 21 February at New Forest Heritage Centre

For many businesses, this task may not be your first priority, but getting it right is crucial to ensuring healthy cashflow. 

When you are in the early days of starting up your business, there’s a never-ending list of tasks to complete. Sorting out the terms and conditions of trade is not at the top of the list. Getting your product market ready, finding customers and marketing your product take priority in the startup process. Neglecting this less exciting part of your business, however, could impact your cashflow through delayed payments and having to pay for materials before taking payments.

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4th February 2019

by Natasha Davies