Blow drys, beard trims, prosecco and antipasti. Oh, and of course business networking were all on the menu for our February Derbyshire Connect Reception.

Over 60 businesses came to connect at this fab venue where they were greeted by a huge selection of antipasti, prosecco and mocktails rustled up by the wonderful Kava Coffee Bar. Guests were then treated to complimentary blow drys and cuts courtesy of the neighbouring Harvey Luke Hair. Everybody connected in the KuKu way which is with no pitches, no presentations and no push – just good, old fashioned conversation in a relaxed and pressure-free environment and lots of business was done within the room.

Kava Coffee Bar and Harvey Luke Hair are both run by the talented Natalie who has over 20 years experience in the industry and a real savvy business head on her shoulders! you can come along for something great to eat in the coffee bar (we recommend the eggs benedict) and then head through to the next room to get a great hair cut by one of the talented stylists. And after that there’s still no reason to go home as Kava Coffee Bar hosts a variety of fab evenings from live music to your private event.

KuKu Connect Receptions take place in a different venue each month and we usually attract around 60 businesses so there’s always a great variety of business in the room. Membership of KuKu Connect is for one whole year and is as little as £21 per month. For this you are welcome to attend the monthly Connect Receptions and unlock the other 8 benefits which are listed on our Join page. www.kukuconnect.co.uk/join so head over and join our Membership today!

If you would like to try us out you would be very welcome as a free, first time visitor – simply email [email protected] with your name and business name and quote ‘Derbyshire’ and we will add you to the guest list.

Thank you to Saul Morgan of Trent House Studios for the photography.