Brighton & Hove

The Athena Network Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove Group

You will find information regarding meeting dates and times, venue location and a list of current members and their professions below.

This is a vibrant and friendly group, conveniently located on the Brighton seafront,overlooking the Victorian bandstand and the sea beyond. There is even a limited amount of free parking if you get there in plenty of time (a rarity in Brighton & Hove!)

Meeting Format

The event begins at 12 with coffee or tea on arrival and half an hour of free networking before we sit down for lunch and the formal part of the meeting begins. Everyone gets a chance to speak for a minute about who they are and what they do, and we do a business card shuffle. There are two training sections – a Networking Strategy Training and a Business Support Topic, as well as a chance for people to refer business, give a testimonial or book a 1:1 meeting. We finish at 2 pm, so as to allow people to go on to another meeting, do the school run or get some more work done that afternoon. Tea/coffee, a main course and soft drink are included in your meeting fee.

Visiting a Group / Becoming a Member
Everyone is welcome to attend one Athena meeting as a visitor without obligation to go on and become a full member. You will have an opportunity to talk to me about future membership, either during the meeting or in a follow up phone call. If you’d like to book a place at the next meeting, please check that the slot for your profession isn’t already taken (to avoid competition and increase support and collaboration, we have a policy of one member per profession in each group.

How To Book: We require payment on booking. Please click here and we’ll send an invoice, further instructions on how to get the most out of your meeting and lunch choices for the day.

Click here to book

Alternatively, please contact Vivienne via email or on the number below.

If you are interested in visiting our group or would like to find out more, please contact Vivienne Smith on:
  • Vivienne Smith
  • 07811 956146
  • Contact us
Meeting Date & Time

4th Thursday of the month from 12 – 2pm
Venue Details
The Brighton Hotel
143-145 King’s Road
01273 820555
Brighton & Hove Group

Professions Our Brighton & Hove Members Would Like To Connect With

If you are a woman in business in the Brighton & Hove area and serious about your business growth, our members would like to meet you.  They are looking for the following professions to connect with:


Estate Agent

Cleaning/Ironing services

Event Organiser

Merchant Services



Beauty Therapist

Cake Maker



Yoga Teacher




Mortgage Broker

Graphic Designer

Web Designer

Meditation and Mindfulness


Private Dentist

Business Coaching and Consultancy

Spa or Hotel Owner

Interior Designer


Building and Decorating Services


Click here to view the full event listings in this region.
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  • Jo Camplisson – Accountant
  • Laura Galligani – Jewellery Designer
  • Laura Gilbertson – Insolvency Practitioner
  • Maribel Coles – Virtual Assistant
  • Meriel Davis – Chiropractor
  • Moose Azim – Photographer
  • Ruth Smethurst – Fitness and Well-Being Expert
  • Sue Lewis – Arbonne
  • Kirsti Cox – Wealth Management – St. James Place
  • Vivienne Smith – Colour, Style and Life Coaching
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