ALTRINCHAM-based ice hockey team Manchester Storm has launched its own business club to help connect the region’s firms .The Manchester Storm Business 200 Club, will bring together sponsors, partners and local businesses in a series of networking events, the first of which takes place at Altrincham’s Cresta Court Hotel on Thursday October 26, 2017.

As well as a networking opportunity, the event will give members the chance to meet the Storm management team and players, as well as gain business insight from TV personality and psychologist Emma Kenny.

Ryan Finnerty

Image shows: head coach Ryan Finnerty.

As the name suggests, there are just 200 spots available and as well as networking opportunities, members will be able to utilise the Storm’s reach to grow their own businesses.

Manchester Storm head coach Ryan Finnerty said: “Manchester Storm is firmly established as part of the north west’s sporting community, and we want to use that clout to help our sponsors and partners in the business community.

“With our excellent digital reach, strong community presence and ever-growing fan base, we are confident members of our Business 200 Club will truly benefit. “Plus, our innovative networking events will be a great place for business leaders to get to know each other and break the ice – pun intended.”

Membership is £200 and as well as networking opportunities, members will be featured on the Manchester Storm’s website as club partners. To celebrate the launch of the Business 200 Club, Manchester Storm also has a winner’s package worth more than £8,500 for one member, as well as nine runners-up prizes ranging from barrier board advertising, match programme advertising and match day sponsors.

Places are strictly limited and membership of the club is by invitation only. If you want to find out how the Manchester Storm Business 200 Club could benefit your business email

The inaugural Manchester Storm Business 200 Club Meeting takes place at The Cresta Court Hotel on Thursday October 26 at 5.30pm. To register your interest Click HERE

To find out how your business can benefit from becoming a member of the Manchester Storm Business 200 Club head to