BBQ & Networking



Join us for a Business Networking Summer BBQ, hosted by one of the finest luxury country hotels in Sussex, Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club.

Brought to you by Gatwick Diamond Business, kindly sponsored by Harwoods Group.


Surrounded by Ashdown Forest, the woodland that inspired A. A Milne's Winnie the Pooh stories, Ashdown Park provides the perfect setting to network with like-minded business owners and leaders over a mouth-watering BBQ featuring locally sourced meats, fish & vegetarian options.


But that's not all... this event goes beyond incredible food. You will have the chance to see some of Harwoods' finest vehicles on display. And if that isn't exciting enough, why not seize the opportunity to book a test drive on the day. Take the drivers seat and experience the luxury first-hand.


Whether you're a car enthusiast, a foodie or someone who can appreciate a beautiful view - this is the perfect event to build your professional network and engage with other local businesses. Mark your calendar, bring your appetite and join us for what promises to be a great afternoon.


Venue: Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Wych Cross, Forest Row, RH18 5JR

Date: Friday 7 July

Time: 12:00-14:00 


gdb Member - £30.00 +VAT

Guests of Harwoods or Ashdown Park - £30.00+VAT

Non-Members - £40.00 + VAT




Please note that photography may take place at this event fo promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, let a member of the gdb team know.


Harwoods Group

Harwoods contemporary showrooms across the South of England are home to a comprehensive collection of premium vehicles from hand-picked makers. They are proud to be a trusted partner of Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover , McLaren, and Volvo, providing a suite of models to suit all lifestyles and requirements.They also work closely with these brands to bring you the best possible prices every day of the week - in addition to ever-changing special offers.


The Harwoods team of professionals is dedicated to meeting your every need, whether you are looking for a brand new vehicle or annual servicing - and they are fully committed to going the extra mile for you.





What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free Parking is available at the hotel.


What's the refund policy?

Cancellations cannot be accepted after the 30/06/2023.

After this date, your booking is transferable to another person, but there are no refunds.

BBQ & Networking

Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club

7 July, 2023

13:00 - 13:00

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Our networking events provide the perfect platform for you to showcase your business and your expertise. The diverse range of attendees creates a dynamic environment for exchanging knowledge, experience and insights. It's your chance to meet people from businesses of various sizes and a huge variety of sectors.


Being a member of Gatwick Diamond Business can help you achieve your networking goals. Whether you're looking to generate sales, hear from industry experts or simply get yourself out there, we're here to help.


Build relationships, raise your profile by speaking at one of our industry expert events or generate sales opportunities. Our vibrant local business community is the ultimate network.

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networking events work?

We carefully curate a wide-reaching event programme designed to bring together like minded businesspeople to share insights. Our events are all about meaningful conversations and giving you the chance to rub shoulders with the region's best businesses.


Choose events which match your target audience and business objectives and measure which yield the best results. We have such a diverse range of events that you're sure to find something which delivers.


Relationship building is key. Our members can attest that being part of our organisation has opened up new and exciting opportunities for their business. gdb members forge valuable connections at our events - it's something we pride ourselves upon. We facilitate an engaging event programme, then the rest is up to you!


Elevate your brand by increasing its exposure to 360 member businesses and see how being a gdb member can get your voice heard and drive growth. 


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Want to become a Member?

If you are considering joining Gatwick Diamond Business, you are welcome, as a one-off opportunity, to attend one of our Monthly Members Meetings as a guest.


These events always attract an impressive turnout and places are limited.

Please contact Mandi if you would like to be considered.


The fee is £25 (+ VAT) and is payable in advance.


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