Connecting businesses and entrepreneurs across top Derbyshire venues.

Ok, so dare we mention the word ‘networking’. To some you might think ineffective, boring, intimidating, early mornings, same old faces, sound familiar? Well we are pleased to announce something fresh and alternative is launching in Derbyshire in May and it’s got us all excited, in fact we’ve gone a little KuKu ourselves.

We met with Stephen Goddard and Philip Brooks-Stephenson co-founders of KuKu Connect to find out all about their exciting Derbyshire plans ahead of their glittering launch.

“KuKu Connect is all about building authentic business relationships in order to create new business. We don’t do, pitches, presentations or push, it’s not our style; we do real business relationships, built on trust and people buying from people, so we call it ‘Connecting’. “ says Philip.

“KuKu Connect is welcoming, friendly and we know our members enjoy coming to our monthly Connect Receptions which gives a really nice enthusiastic buzz in which to build new business. We are always on hand and actively introduce guests to each other connecting like minded decision makers up to really make KuKu Connect effective.

On top of that our members receive a whole host of other support and benefits over our website and social media platforms which reach audiences of over 100,000 plus members receive a complimentary Privilege Card which gives them special discounts and invitations to private events.” adds Stephen.

“Our special launch reception is taking place at the Cathedral Quarter Hotel, not only a building of great heritage being an old court, but famously having hosted Her Majesty The Queen for lunch. The hotel celebrates its 10th anniversary this year so we are thrilled to be hosted by owner James Blick ahead of the hotel’s exciting new plans which will bring something special and rather unique to Derbyshire, it’s secret, so we can’t tell you but watch this space.” adds Philip.

“The launch will be a great opportunity for businesses to connect and learn more about KuKu Connect. We are really honoured to have Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire join us at the launch and gain his support for KuKu Connect. Lumbers Jewellers who are joining us at the launch will be showcasing some of their finest Swiss watches and jewels rare outside of London so the launch will be a fab evening.” Says Stephen.

“We are delighted to be working with IN Magazine Derby as a partner to offer members a platform in which to raise their profile. We are both excited to launch KuKu Connect Derbyshire and to showcase top Derbyshire venues, businesses and the wider community.” adds Philip.

At IN Magazine we are excited to be working with KuKu Connect as well, which will hold monthly Connect Receptions for businesses on the first Wednesday of each month, 6-8pm at top luxury venues around Derbyshire all of which is set to be a great success.