We support Libraries + local communities by offering the most affordable work, meeting & event space in town – at the same time, we curate a Network and programme of work / life activities events + activities, to help improve opportunities, strengthen community cohesion, encourage growth (personal + professional) and deliver economic & social benefit for all.
6x ways to connect to the Network
1. Community Events
If you are a local Community organisation or group in need of affordable space to hold or host your events + Meetups, we’d love to hear from you – especially if your activities, events or experiences relate to Reading, Information, Digital, Health, Learning, Culture, Tech, Entrepreneurship or Startups.
2. PERFORMANCE NETWORK
Do you have a special talent that you’d like to showcase in your local community? Access a network of performance spaces across London… test / showcase your unique talents + we’ll help with the Marketing to help you raise your profile (+ if possible) make you a few ££’s while doing so!
3. WELLNESS NETWORK
Do you or your organisation offer a product, service or activity that helps improve wellness? If the answer is yes, we’d love to hear from you. Promote your products / services to our Network of 400+ Members across 10x sites + join our Community + Wellness events!
4. MAKERS NETWORK
Do you make, create or craft… are you interested in sharing your skills & displaying / selling your ‘Makes’ through our Network of Members + local Libraries? Let’s work together to find new ways to bring new & traditional skills / techniques to local Communities, and at the same time raise the profile of Makers + their ‘makes’ 🙂
5. ‘PHYSICAL’ SPACE MEMBERSHIP – FiXED or FLEXI
If you are in need space, we may be able to help – we are already home to 400+ Members, each benefiting from flexible, affordable space, discounted meeting & event space and a programme of Work / Life benefits & events… and if we don’t have the perfect space, for you, we may be able to connect you to suitable small, medium or large space operated by our Network of Partners & Councils..
6. ‘VIRTUAL’ Membership – no desk needed
- Connect to over 400+ members – access skills, customers + more
- Discounted event space + meeting rooms – does what says on tin!
- Exclusive invites to member / site events – share, connect & grow
- Free advertising + promotion – your services to network
- Your social media amplified – shared across the network + beyond
MEMBER BENEFITS – WORK.LIFE.BALANCED
A programme of events which includes, Small Bytes, The Hour of Power, Member Mixers + more – designed to help you better get to know your fellow Members and also to facilitate the sharing of skills. We firmly believe that the world is a better place when we all give a little & that we can each achieve our own dreams & ambitions faster, when we help + support each other!
A network of Local + National Benefits. We encourage Members, to make an offer to the rest of the Network that they can’t refuse – we also curate a growing list of deals from local & national businesses #togetherwearestronger
MEETING & EVENT SPACE
We offer great discounts across a growing network of spaces for your Meetings, Meetups and Events – if it’s a FREE Community or Member event, we can help you promote & may be able to help with an even bigger discount.
100+ events and counting… HackWimbledon is a Community Lead event that takes place at Wimbletech every other week – the community shared the need, we opened our doors to help make it happen 😉
A regular addition to the offer in many libraries, Code Club is fuelled by it’s volunteers… through partnership with Code Club we help grow the volunteer network + grow the number of Code Clubs that happen in libraries and beyond across the world 💪
HackWimbledon, 100+ events and growing…
The rise of the Internet of Things provides an opportunity for small enterprises to create disruptive products and new ideas and concepts. Whether it’s a smartphone app, wearable technologies, low power sensors, small enterprises with new ideas need a supportive environment. If given the opportunity and nurtured, this could create a ‘silicon valley’ like atmosphere which would greatly enhance Wimbledon.