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Businesses have faced a turbulent couple of years and have had their ability to meet and do business in person stripped away which has impacted many businesses heavily. GC Business Growth Hub will reconnect the businesses of Greater Manchester and connect likeminded people through our new business connector network, BGH Match.

BGH Match is a free network for all businesses based in Greater Manchester and offers regular opportunities to bring businesses together across each of the 10 GM local authorities.

Why should I attend?

✅To connect with local businesses across Greater Manchester
✅To seize new opportunities and
✅To find out what support is available to help your business recover and grow

Join us in 2022 as we bring leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators together across Greater Manchester through a range of opportunities including:

  • Networking events
  • Speed networking
  • Supply chain development opportunities
  • Sector connectors
  • Business roundtables

Whilst most of the events will be open to all businesses, we will have some exclusive opportunities within specific business sectors. Register your details below to keep up to date with the latest opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a client of GC Business Growth Hub to attend?
No! BGH Match is open to all Greater Manchester businesses however we will have advisors on hand at all events if you would like to discuss how to the GC Business Growth Hub’s fully funded services could be working with your business.

Do I have to be located in the local authority where the networking is being held?
No! You are welcome to attend any of the opportunities across Greater Manchester however we will have representation from the local council at each event.

Can I partner with you to deliver a BGH Match opportunity?
Our BGH Match events are delivered in collaboration with partners to ensure we can connect as many businesses as possible. If you are interested in hosting a BGH Match event in partnership, please contact to discuss the opportunities where we may be able to bring businesses together.


22 September 2022

BGH Match- Bury (Workforce Skills)

27 September 2022

BGH Match- The PA Hub's First Birthday

11 October 2022

BGH Match - Wigan and Leigh

25 October 2022

BGH Match - Trafford

10 November 2022

BGH Match - Stockport

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Please fill in the form below to stay up to date with the latest BGH Match events