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About

The Bees Knees Business Club CIC supports local women in business as valuable contributors to the local economy.

The Bee's Knees Business Club was founded in 2018 by Chloe Peters & Emma Curzon, it is known as a well-established and popular female networking group in the area and has welcomed hundreds of businesses.

Emma has since pursued a fancy job in London and has stepped back from The Bee's Knees. In 2022 we transitioned to a CIC (Community Interest Company). The Bee's Knees Business Club CIC will be known as 'The Bee's Knees' and is a not-for-profit organisation run by three directors: Chloe Peters, Bekka Prideaux & Kate Marriott (meet our management team).

''We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future and can change the world''

Our Mission

Our mission is to support local women in business, we aim to provide activities such as (but not limited to)

 

  • In person networking opportunities which offer a safe space to connect and collaborate with others.

  • A supportive online community which is free to local businesses to reach out to when they need peer support or have questions

  • Business and emotional support

  • Co-working spaces (to give the opportunity to work alongside others, learn from them and combat loneliness that can come from running your own business)

  • Providing tools, techniques and opportunities to promote their businesses

  • Learning & development opportunities such as webinars and guest speakers

Community - Connection - Collaboration

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Our Guiding Principles

We support all types of women led businesses based in the Leighton Buzzard area including product based, service based, those with premises and those based from home etc

​Our guiding principles:

  • We aim to be an information hub for all things business, engaging with key partners.

  • We will engage about the topics that really matter within our community and actively will support aspiring young female entrepreneurs.

  • Every activity supports our local women in business, which supports our local economy and the mental health of our mums, friends, aunties, sisters and daughters.

  • We actively supporting women in business within our local community by making them the first place to go for products and services,

  • We help our members to build confidence and make connections that will help strengthen the local economy as well as the mental health of our community.

  • We encourage participation in national and local campaigns by providing information campaigns and translating them into practical, actionable steps that local businesses can take to make the most of these campaigns.

  • We will not tolerate any type of prejudice or discrimination within our communities

Please support our work if you can

get in touch 

If you have any questions about what we do or would like to get involved then send us a message and one of the team will come back to you. 

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