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!

Luxury Sector: Update on global and local trends, Wednesday 8 May at Chewton Glen

Guest speaker, Professor Joanne Roberts, Director of the Winchester Luxury Research Group at the University of Southampton will be providing an interesting overview of the luxury sector together with the latest trends and the opportunities and challenges for our region. (more…)

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10th April 2019

by Becky Denby

LinkedIn Local New Forest Group – Event One

The first LinkedIn Local New Forest Group meeting was held on Wednesday 3rd April at 49, near Lymington, from 5-7pm.

The event was an opportunity for local business people to meet online connections face-to-face in a relaxed and informal setting, whilst enjoying refreshments provided by the Solent Cellar, Coffee Mongers and our hosts at 49. (more…)

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5th April 2019

by Natasha Davies

Growing the New Forest Visitor Economy, 24 April at The White Hart (Lymington)

Tourism perhaps makes the most significant contribution of any sector to the New Forest’s economy. The last time the volume & value of local tourism was surveyed in 2015, it was estimated tourism related activities generated over £528 million annually and provided nearly 20% of all local jobs. (more…)

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4th April 2019

by Natasha Davies