John Gower

John Gower has been running his own businesses for over 20 years. This has given him a wealth of experience in business at every level, from the most successful business being sold for over £1M euros to closing a business down. Funding has always been an issue for any business. Getting to know about funding, and financing a business helps businesses grow and become successful. Currently, John Gower is now running one of the fastest growing business networking companies in the UK called Omni Local Business Networking. Officially starting in April 2016, he test launched with just 3 groups, and ran those until the end of the year. From January 2017 until now, the business has gone on to open over 20 groups and attract over 350 members. The business stretches over Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Essex, Kent, London and now moving into the Midlands and Bedfordshire. John Gower has set himself a target to open up 60 groups and attract at least 1,000 members.

The importance of networking to access partners & funding

Networking has now become a key strategy in finding more business, to build both sales and marketing funnels. There are different networking events at many different levels, and if you are looking for funding, then networking should be treated like any other lead source to find the right person to help you fund your business.