Build a network

Last updated: 3 February, 2020

Building a varied network of people will help you: 

We partner with Friends of Davyhulme Park to run free coaching sessions once a week in the park. They allow us to store some of our equipment there

ChrisUrmston Sports Club

Networking is not all about location 

Your instinct might be to connect with those people who live in your community, or the place where you’re holding your event.  

That's a great starting point, but you also need to think about connecting with people who love the purpose of your event. For example, if it’s a dancing event, talk to people in other communities who run dancing groups or have a passion for dance. 

You can build your network online through: 

For more information about who to network with, look at Find support from local businesses and community groups


Talk to Natalie

Natalie is a Co-op Member Pioneer who helps bring people together to improve local communities. Find out more about Member Pioneers.

I’ve been a Co-op store manager for 5 years and jumped at the chance of being a Member Pioneer. I’m passionate about community and want to make a difference to people’s lives. I’ll put you in touch with other Member Pioneers in your community who can advise and help

Natalie EvansMember Pioneerco-operate@coop.co.uk

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