Become a Business South Champion and gain exclusive access to industry insights, high-profile networking events, and collaborative platforms that shape the Central South.
Being a Champion not only puts you at the heart of the Business South network, a high-profile network of the region’s biggest employers and senior business leaders – but you’re also become part of something much bigger…
Champions play a pivotal role in driving the growth and success of the Central South region. By supporting Business South’s range of activities and projects – you are part of the Central South story. You will not only be helping to grow your own business through our network, but you’ll also be raising the profile of the region, both nationally and internationally.
As a Champion, your organisation steps into a leadership role that allows you to shape the direction of regional business growth. Your insights and expertise contribute to strategic decisions that have a lasting impact on the community.
By actively participating in shaping policies and advocating for favourable business conditions, you become a driving force in guiding the Central South region towards economic prosperity.
Champions gain unparalleled opportunities to connect with a diverse array of industry leaders, decision-makers, and fellow entrepreneurs.
Through Business South’s exclusive networking events, workshops, forums and Action Groups, you expand your circle of influence and forge meaningful collaborations. These connections can lead to potential partnerships and new business opportunities that enhance your business’s growth, reach and capabilities.
Business South Champions are recognised as thought leaders and experts in their respective fields and industries.
Your involvement in seminars, panels, and knowledge-sharing sessions elevates your profile and establishes your business as a go-to resource. This increased visibility not only benefits your personal brand but also enhances your company’s reputation, opening doors to new opportunities and markets.
Champions actively engage in fostering an environment of innovation.
By participating in innovation-focused projects and activities, you contribute to the development of cutting-edge ideas and solutions that can disrupt industries and drive growth. These initiatives can spark new business ventures, technological advancements, and novel approaches to challenges, positioning you at the forefront of industry evolution.
Being a Champion aligns you with Business South’s commitment to community development. Your involvement in philanthropic and community-oriented initiatives demonstrates corporate social responsibility, fostering a positive impact beyond business.
By giving back and investing in the community, you help create a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient region.
Champions gain exclusive access to a wealth of resources, from market insights and research reports to business development tools.
These resources provide you with valuable information and data-driven strategies to make informed decisions, seize emerging opportunities, and stay ahead of industry trends.
Your role as a Champion enables you to advocate for policies and initiatives that support business growth, economic development, and regulatory frameworks that foster a conducive business environment in the Central South.
By working alongside other Champions and Business South stakeholders, you collectively amplify your voice, effecting positive change on regional and even national levels.
Hear directly from our Champions about the transformative impact of being part of Business South’s influential network.
“Southampton Hospitals Charity is delighted to become a Business South Champion. As the official charity for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, we have many fantastic businesses supporting our work, and we look forward to becoming more involved in the region’s business community as we work closely to improve the health services that our community uses and values.”
“Hampshire Chamber is thrilled to be recognised as a Strategic Partner of Business South, with a shared ambition to connect and support the business community we know it’s a mutually beneficial partnership.”
“With BAT having a large employee footprint in Southampton, it’s important that we stay connected to the developments in our region and see how we can best contribute to the efforts being led by Business South.”
Designed for major employers, this membership offers elite networking opportunities for business leaders and the platform to strategise for better business outcomes. You’ll also gain recognition through your CSR initiatives and benefit from our extensive marketing and PR resources. Engage in our Action Groups and projects and connect with over 100 fellow Champions and access a wider network of entrepreneurs and small businesses. Bespoke packages are also available.
As a Champion, you gain access to Action Groups that serve as catalysts for collaboration and progress, bringing together businesses from different industries, the public sector and education. These groups delve into sector-specific challenges, from the built environment, skills, technology to sustainability, leveraging collective knowledge for innovative solutions.
Step into the world of our Champion Events, an exclusive platform designed to offer you unparalleled networking opportunities, invaluable industry insights, and the chance to collaborate on initiatives that drive business growth.
The Central South All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) serves as a crucial conduit for dialogue between regional MPs and business leaders. Business South proudly takes on the secretariat role.
Stay in the loop with our Champion News section, where we regularly feature updates, success stories, and insights that showcase the collective impact of our Champions on regional business growth and innovation.
Are you already a Champion? Please share your news with us to feature on in our Champion news – contact us below to find out how.
Ready to amplify your influence and drive regional growth? Become a Business South Champion today! Enjoy exclusive networking, gain recognition through your CSR objectives, and leverage our marketing platforms for heightened visibility.
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