Networking and events

We offer a host of opportunities to network with other businesses across Wigan Borough.

Business Events

Wigan Council will be organising a range of FREE business events throughout the year, from Meet the Buyer to Breakfast Networking focused on key topics.

To keep up to date with the latest events. follow us on or sign up to our monthly e-bulletin.

Destination Digital

Each year as part of Digital Leaders Week we will be hosting a series of digital events to showcase opportunities, challenges and support for the digital transformation of businesses, public services and society.

Events are FREE and take place during Digital Leaders Week in June, so why not join us on our digital journey and take this unique opportunity to get practical advice and learn more about Wigan Borough’s digital future.

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Business Consortium

The Business Consortium for Wigan focuses on the borough’s long-term recovery post Covid 19 and builds economic resilience, through the themes of the community wealth building programme. To find out more information contact the community wealth building team:

Networking events across Wigan Borough

As part of our Community Wealth Building approach, we encourage all our local businesses to connect, develop relationships and collaborate. Below is a list of active networking events that support this.

Events borough-wide

Events borough-wide




GMCC Construction Club

0161 393 4343

Independent and Artisan Traders Group

Professionals of Wigan

Fubhub – Females uniting in business


Leigh Means Business


Leigh Means Business website (external link)

Unique Ladies Networking Events

Wigan & Leigh

Lynn - 07841 948098

Sharon - 07903 143322

Pink Link Ladies

01772 348309

Entrepreneur Circle

07971 093421

Social Enterprise Network Group

07717 308104

FAB Networking Group

07747 139742

Wigan Youth Zone Business Breakfast

07909 901478

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