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Speed Networking @ Gustoso’s – In Partnership with The Business Xchange Hub

  • Event Name:Speed Networking @ Gustoso’s – In Partnership with The Business Xchange Hub
  • Hosted By:Shaking Hands
  • Price: £15.00 incl. VAT
  • When:29th Jan 2020, 11.30 - 1.00pm
  • Location:GUSTOSO RESTAURANT & BAR, 1 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR9 2BN
  • Event Type:Networking
  • This event has already taken place. You may not attend this event any longer.

‘The currency of real networking is not greed, but generosity’

Speed Networking @ Gustoso’s

– In Partnership with The Business Xchange Hub

Including • 10+ Meetings Guaranteed • Lunch • & Business Card Raffle Prizes

> 2019’s Most Popular, Regular Networking Event is Back <

Shaking Hands are proud to facilitate Croydon Businesses go to Business to Business networking event @ the fabulous Gustoso’s Restaurant & Bar – In Partnership with The Business Xchange Hub.

How does the Speed Networking format work?

On a seat-by-seat rotation, all attendees are guaranteed to sit opposite 10+ Business Owners, Directors & Decision Makers – with an allocated 4 minutes per meeting, this dedicated time to meet & greet, showcase and develop a further business relationship opportunity has a hugely successful deal rate.

Lunchtime Schedule:

11.30 – 11.45am : SH Members, Guest & Business Xchange Hub Residents Arrive

(Tea, Coffee, Biscuits & Juices on arrival)

11.45 – 11.50am : A few words from The Business Xchange Hub

11.50 – 12.40pm : Speed Networking Session

12.40pm : Gustoso’s Incredible Italian Lunch is Served!

12.40 – 13.00pm : Extended Networking, Card Swapping and Conversation Round-offs

Lunchtime Menu

Our Gustoso’s lunchtime offering is perfectly catered to fit all our audiences requirements, including an extensive range of exciting Vegan & Vegetarian options.

Getting to Gustoso’s:

Located just a 3-minute walk from East Croydon Rail and tram station, between Boxpark and the site of the new Westfield shopping development.

Bus? The nearest stop is East Croydon Rail Station.

Train? The nearest station is East Croydon Station.

Car? The nearest (Good Value) car park is Whitgift NCP.


We look forward to hosting you, if not at this event, at one of our many others. View our Events Calendar on the Shaking Hands website here – Where could I be this month? Show me the calendar!

***Shaking Hands events are designed for Business Owners and Decision Makers only. Unfortunately, this does mean we have to take a strict policy on product resellers.***

About us

Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership (The SHIP) is the home of SME’s in Croydon. We are a membership organisation for small-medium business owners and decision makers to communicate, collaborate, and shape the future of good business in Croydon.

Three years in the making, with 60+ events hosted, 3000+ attendees, 200+ newsletters and 300+ introductions, our aim is always to exceed and succeed. Whether by conventional conferences or eccentric out-of-the-box socials, the Shaking Hands crew always strive to deliver affordable, unique, informative events at exciting, exclusive venues in rooms full of decision makers and community shakers.
Why attend?

Represent your organisation to potential clients & partners – Get face-to-face with decisions makers & directors – Enjoy fun, interactive & engaging networking events – Raise your profile in the local business community – Keep up to date with the latest happenings in your industry – Meet industry leaders – and enjoy exceptional food & drinks always available.

But don’t take our word for it! See The SHIP in action for yourself on our YouTube Channel: Shaking Hands! & See firsthand what we get up to!

Our aim is always to exceed and succeed, so get involved with the partnership today and experience life on The SHIP. Our door is always open and our kettles always on.

Get in touch via:


Twitter: @CroydonSHIP

Facebook: @CroydonSHIP

LinkedIn: Robert O’Sullivan

Website: Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership

This event has already taken place. You may not attend this event any longer.