RIBN is a professional, but friendly and informal group of people who support and encourage other members. Business happens naturally and we're proud that the group is now regularly attended by a broad range of around 25 local business people and growing.
RIBN was set up in the summer of 2009 by a group of local business people who used to belong to another networking organisation which was relocated out of the
area. The aim of RIBN is to combine the best parts of other networking groups into one group, thus offering its members best value.
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RIBN was formed in 2009 by a group of just 5 people. Learn a little about our history below...
2015First evening networking event launched
RIBN announced that their first official evening networking event in Rugby would be taking place in May. This gives members and their guests the opportunity to network in a relaxed environment at a time of day that may be more convenient for some of their guests.
2013Grew membership to over 25 registered members
The membership of the group continues to grow organically. Some members find out about the group through this website and others are invited by existing members.
2012Grew our membership to over 20 registered members
RIBN held a visitors open day early in 2012 and this attracted several new members, which added to the group's expertise and networking value.
2011Moved venue to St Andrews FC Rugby Club
After experimenting with several different venues, the RIBN committee decided on St Andrews FC Rugby Club in Hillmorton in Rugby as the new venue for the breakfast meeting, which it has been held at ever since. It's easy to get to, has plenty of free parking and the breakfasts are great!
2009RIBN formed, originally at Hillmorton Hotel
Early in 2009, 5 members who belonged to another fee paying networking group broke away and wanted to start their own networking group that was less pressured and formal. The first venue was Hillmorton Hotel.