THE team at Southampton cocktail bar Bring & Mix have teamed up with Women Who Do (WWD) to offer a networking event with a twist.

On Thursday –International Women's Day – WWD will be holding their first speed-networking event at the Bring & Mix premises in Bedford Place.

The evening will be an opportunity for women from a whole range of backgrounds, including new businesses owners, lawyers, students, teachers and many more, to share ideas on building their career and working together.

The event is the first of its kind to be held by WWD in Southampton and the hope is that it will become a regular fixture.

Emma Downey from WWD said: “The evening is a bit like speed dating, except instead of dates, you’re building your business and making new friends.

“I set up Women Who Do to connect, support and encourage women at any stage of their career or business journey and to help fuel their passion, as well as develop their existing skill-set and encourage gaining new ones by learning from each other."

The event runs from 7pm - 8.30pm

Bring & Mix provides cocktail lovers with a unique ‘speakeasy’ drinking experience. Customers bring their own spirits and the staff mix them.

Tickets for the networking event are £10.50 and can be booked via the WWD website.