New Networking & Co-Working Event for Freelancers in Leicester

Written by Guy Walsh

I’ve been working for a while now on a brand-new monthly event for anyone in Leicester who works alone. I’ve also been working on ideas to help raise funds for the Save the Falcon Centre campaign, and I’m pleased to announce this new event will combine these two goals.

While the Leicester & Leicestershire Freelancer Network is still a work in progress, the monthly Countryside Connect networking meetings have been a success. While Countryside Connect is based in rural locations around Leicestershire, this new event will offer a unique opportunity for freelancers who wish to spend more time in the city centre.

The launch event will take place on Tuesday 30th January 2024 and will raise funds for the Save the Falcon Centre campaign.

Falcon Support Services

The Falcon Centre, a vital 30-bed hostel provided by Falcon Support Services, provides supported accommodation for those facing homelessness. Additionally, it serves as the Loughborough support hub, offering recovery, well-being, and support sessions. The threat of closure looms due to funding challenges, and your contribution can make a significant impact.

Every pound raised brings the Falcon Centre one step closer to securing £200,000 by 31st March 2024. Without this support, the Falcon Centre faces closure, impacting the lives of those in need.

You can also donate directly to the campaign by visiting the Save the Falcon Centre campaign page.

All proceeds from the launch event will go towards the campaign to save the centre. I’m hoping this event will raise in excess of £1000 – so if you want to make a positive impact while meeting new contacts and experiencing co-working for the first time, book now using the form below.

Event Format

Kick off the day with a burst of energy. Join us for some laid-back networking magic from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Lee Hardy from Falcon Support Services will share the story of the Save the Falcon Centre campaign. I’ll be unravelling the exciting mission of our brand-new network, setting the stage for connections that spark innovation. Plus, we’ve got tea and coffee on standby to keep your ideas brewing. Let’s turn this morning into a lively mix of meaningful connections and caffeinated creativity!

After the networking session wraps up, get ready to elevate your workspace experience in the freshly revamped lobby! Unleash your productivity with convenient power points for your laptop and enjoy seamless, high-speed WiFi, courtesy of the Holiday Inn. Take your pick from a range of comfy seats and stylish tables, and get ready to ignite the spirit of collaboration as you join forces with your colleagues for a dynamic and focused work session.

The Holiday Inn has lunch options available, as well as tea and coffee. Heck, you can even enjoy a cheeky afternoon tipple if that’s your bag! You are welcome to come and go as you see fit, and the space will be available for use until 5pm.

Book Now!

Use the form below to reserve your place at this unique event. Select the date and fill in the required information, and you’ll be taken to the payment screen.

If you have any questions, feel free to drop me an email or give me a call.

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