The Programme

Who is involved?

NEXUS Partnerships are formed between a Supporter and an Affiliate.

The key benefits of the programme are outlined on this page but, for more information about each of the four platforms, please visit:


Oxfordshire’s leading business to business networking community comprising four key platforms to help businesses of all sizes and from all sectors to connect, learn and grow: bi monthly magazine, website, social media, regular networking events.
For more details visit:

Oxfordshire Voice

A new public / private sector partnership where representatives from both sectors work together to establish solutions to the key challenges facing Oxfordshire businesses.
For more details visit:

Business In Oxford

Oxfordshire’s leading networking and showcase event with over 500 delegates hearing from over 50 presenters and 70 exhibitors. BIO2020 will be our 7th annual event but will have a new format over multiple days allowing partners in the NEXUS programme to gain invaluable profile.
For more details visit:

NX Magazine


An opportunity for the creatives, entrepreneurs and professionals from the next generation (18 to 30 year olds) to experience events with a focus on skills and connection building. NX Magazine launches in September aimed at inspiring students to start a career in Oxfordshire.
For more details visit:

An Affiliate can be one of the following

• Charity
• Social Enterprise
• Not for Profit Organisation
• Start-Up Business (Less than 1 year)

PLEASE NOTE: Existing B4 members can only apply to become a NEXUS Affiliate if they secure the support of a Supporter who isn’t currently a B4 member.

A Supporter can be any business looking to support an Affiliate and, in some cases, the Supporter might receive a service or product from the Affiliate in return.

What are the benefits?

Exposure or ServiceSupporterPartner
Gold Speaker slot (20 minutes up to 40 delegates) or Gold Exhibition Stand at BIO2020 in June 2020
Silver Speaker slot (20 minutes up to 20 delegates) or Silver Exhibition Stand at BIO2020* in June 2020
Standard Tickets for BIO2020
Access to Affiliate Support Workshops
B4 Silver Membership for 12 months – including one page in B4 Magazine
Additional Page in B4 Magazine (so two pages in B4 Magazine for both Supporter and Affiliate)
Oxfordshire Voice Partnership for 12 months
*Affiliate & Supporter will both be either Speakers or Exhibitors, not one as Speaker and one as Exhibitor.

The total NEXUS package benefits are worth in excess of £5,250+VAT (meaning the Supporter and Affiliate each have over £2,500+VAT worth of benefits) but the package is available for a one off fee of £1,500+VAT until further notice thus saving £3,750+VAT.

NEXUS guidelines

NEXUS is attracting like-minded people and organisations seeking to support each other and develop ways in which all parties can benefit from the partnerships NEXUS is helping to create. We therefore don’t believe there is a need to impose strict rules around participation, but feel it would be helpful to set out some guidance on what is and is not expected of everyone involved.

No doubt, one of the headline objectives for NEXUS Supporters is that it will enhance their business in some way. We wouldn’t recommend NEXUS if we felt that wouldn’t be the case. Similarly, NEXUS Affiliates will be keen to raise their profile and if they are charities, will hope they might increase funding in some way.

However, it’s vital that businesses don’t see NEXUS as an opportunity to use the platform to directly sell their products and services and charities do not use the network to directly fundraise or seek donations. We believe successful partnerships will reap dividends for all involved if the partnerships and collaborations remains the focus of NEXUS. We are confident that anyone engaged in NEXUS enters in this spirit, which we will ensure remains at the heart of the programme.

How to sign up?

Supporter click here
Affiliate click here

Please note: There is no deadline for signing up to the NEXUS programme. Once your partnership is active, all benefits will last 12 months. After those 12 months, the partnership can be continued subject to the Supporters approval.