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The Partnership



News & Articles

  • Regularly updated publications
  • Topics cover Business, Community, Economics, Environment, Events, Politics, Property & Development, Tech, and Traffic & Travel


  • Weekly newsletters
  • Customisable, based on your interests
  • Update your preferences quickly and easily


Member Profiles

  • Be part of our growing membership directory
  • Ask Shaking Hands members for a coffee in one click
  • Link to your social media profiles
  • Display your case studies with Case Study Ninja
  • Easily contact and be contacted by other members
  • Customise your profile with a bio, profile photo, cover photo and gallery images
  • Review and be reviewed by other Shaking Hands members
  • Familiarise yourself with local, independent service providers, and retailers

Uploading Events

  • Upload, share and promote your own events
  • Choose from seminars, courses, networking, Government, council, festival or social icons to customise our event
  • Have your events sent out in our weekly Shaking Hands events newsletters
  • Promote your events to the tight business audience
  • Easily link to your event page hosted on sites such as: Eventbrite, Meet Up or your own domain


Monthly Events

  • Themed, monthly events, free for Shaking Hands members
  • Discover local, independent venues across Croydon
  • Enjoy food, drink, socialising, and networking
  • Gain insight from guest speakers, venue tours, pop-up stand and stalls

Venue Directory

  • Explore local spaces, including seminar and training rooms, photography studios, event spaces, storage facilities, office spaces, managed suites, and meeting spaces
  • Search for an ideal venue for your upcoming event, or list your own for others to find
  • Map your entire venue with innovative 3D mapping software, so visitors can virtually explore your venue