List of all Edinburgh Connections Membership Benefits
Relationships Matter in Business, so at Edinburgh Connections we listened to feedback from our members and we’ve adapted our membership offering. Please see our revised Membership Benefits.
Edinburgh Connections Membership Onboarding
Each new member will go through an onboarding process that will include: setting up Business Profile in Edinburgh Members Directory, introduction call with Anna to review business objectives and plan ongoing engagement with Edinburgh Connections, a series of educational emails to help you make the most of your Membership.
Ongoing engagement with other Edinburgh Connections Members
We will stay in touch with you throughout your Membership, seek your feedback, suggest promotional opportunities, and provide website content that is interesting and useful for your business.
We aim to ‘’fish’ the best contacts for you for your 12-month membership and facilitate 2 warm introductions to other Members.
Opportunity to contribute content to Edinburgh Connections eBooks = extra promotion of your brand.
Pre-Networking Online Sessions
Access to a pre-networking session before most of our online events. At the pre-networking session, we will be able to welcome new members, update our network about forthcoming events and go through the delegates list. We will also be promoting members at online events (public pitch, Member Name in Attendee List, putting the letter M next to surname [M=Member] so we can mix members in the breakout rooms)
Only Members will have access to the delegates list of those attending our online and F2F events. It will give members context in which they can start to build relationships. In most cases the list will include: first name, last name, job position, business, what networking contacts are they looking for and Linkedin address. On top of this members will have access to Webinar Recordings & Chat Transcripts of all of Edinburgh Connections events. Access is via Dropbox membership folder.
No Penalty Fees
Non-members booking but not attending our events might be charged a no-show fee of up to £100 depending on the event. This fee won’t apply if you are an Edinburgh Connections Member.
Members will have access to our members-only Private Group on Linkedin. Great way to network with others and send comments and questions.
Speaking & Exhibiting at the Edinburgh Business Events
Members have the opportunity to speak and/or exhibit at our events. Please note priority for this benefit goes to EC Partners and partners must approve members’ engagement first.
Access to Membership Alert
Access to information is key to success. The Alert function allows you to network with other members 24/7.
Business Profile in Edinburgh Business Directory
Each member will get a Business Profile in the Members Directory with one do-follow link supporting your SEO. Look at the Directory.
Free Edinburgh Business Event Tickets
The average member saves up to £100 per annum on event fees. Free/discounted Events for members and up to 3 guests including Edinburgh Business Show, Edinburgh Construction & Property Connections, Edinburgh Business Roundtable Events. This is a great way to invite your partners/Clients and add extra value to your offering.
Members can publish their own business events and other content on Edinburgh Connections Website.
Social Media Support
We use Linkedin and Facebook to communicate with our members and guests. All members content will be promoted in our social media accounts.
Only members can send dedicated emails to contacts in the Edinburgh Connections database (1.4k emails, fee £150). After send out they will receive a detailed report from the mail-out and all replies will be forwarded to the member. Emailing to be in the format approved by Edinburgh Connections (max one image, short content of 1-1.5k characters, call to action with link).
Members will get exclusive access to our members-only events.