Why be a

Business South


Business South should be seen as an extra resource for your business to draw on in terms of circulating your key business messaging, making important contacts and using our well-established communication channels.

Business South Champions form a diverse business network which includes leaders from both the public and private sectors. Champions benefit from opportunities to circulate and connect with key stakeholders from across the Central South region, to influence positive change. We will collectively continue to achieve economic prosperity through our networks and partnerships.

We are based in Southampton but operate throughout Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight, Surrey and Sussex. Our region has four Local Enterprise Partnerships including Solent, EM3, Dorset, and Coast to Capital.

We work with over 50 Local Authorities, 10 Universities and many of the top business brands in the UK.

The benefits are clear…

  • Increased profile
  • More connections
  • Peer group networking
  • More B2B opportunities
  • Knowledge sharing and best practice
  • Being the voice for business to Central Government
  • Part of the largest business network in the South

Business South

Ocean Village Innovation Centre
Ocean Village
SO14 3JZ

Enterprise First

11 Wellington Street
GU11 1DX

Telephone / email

Business South Office: 0844 225 3130
Business South Email: info@businesssouth.org

Events Office: 02382 021280
Events Office Email: eventsadmin@businesssouth.org

Enterprise First

Tel: 01252 319272
Email: info@enterprisefirst.co.uk