Most groups on Guild are private and invitation-only so you won't know about them unless you're invited. However, there are also an increasing number which are more open and happy to accept new joiners - sometimes with a vetting process, sometimes not.

Following is a list of available groups by topic which we'll add to and update. Contact us if you have a Guild group that you would like featured here.

1. General, Peer, Support groups

Welcome to Guild

For: anyone who wants to experience what Guild is like as an end user, ask any questions, here the latest updates from the Guild team with a scattering of business, professional news and interesting links posted daily.
No. members: ~250
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions: Further details and joining link here

Warrior Women Network

For: Warrior Women is a support network and collaboration platform for women pioneering new ways to solve the problems that matter.
No. members: ~100
Hosted by: WarriorWomen
Joining instructions: Contact Karla to apply to join

Professional Community Leaders

For: leaders and expert practitioners in building, running and growing successful professional communities. The purpose of the group is to share best practice, recommended resources, interesting content, contacts etc. so we can benefit from the collective expertise of the group.
No. members: ~150
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions: Contact Guild to apply to join

Circklo - sustainable business

For: This group is a place for our members, staff and partners to discuss every aspect of sustainable business models. We use this group to talk about everyday practicalities, work through challenges and celebrate successes as we build sustainable, digitally mature businesses together.
No. members: ~30
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Matt Owen, Circklo
Joining instructions: Email Matt ([email protected]) to request access

Driving Business Through Sport

For: Hosted by Clayton Kingman, a British racing driver and businessman,  a network to share ideas, learn from other peoples' experiences and get support.
No. members: ~20
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Clayton Kingman, Brabreum
Joining instructions: Join via this link

Brownfield Intelligence Network

For: networking and learning opportunities for brownfield professionals. An opportunity to share our business challenges in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis as well as wider insights regarding the brownfield sector.
No. members: ~150
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Julian Rose, Environment Analyst
Joining instructions: Contact to request to join


2. Book Clubs

Super Race™ Book Club

For: The Super Race™ book club is dedicated to building a community where diversity is not only a policy, but a purpose that moves the heart to take action for change. Community members from all races are dedicated to cracking the code of purpose in race relations to create incremental changes in behaviours and attitudes to sustain change beyond protesting.
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Donald Jenkins, Purpose Development Institute
Joining instructions: Join via this link


3. Entrepreneur groups

Like Minds

For: business owners and leaders who are looking to scale their business and would like to share their challenges in a supportive environment.
No. members: ~200
Cost: Free
Hosted by:  Like Minds
Joining instructions: Join via this link

The Venturers Club

For: join the free networking group for the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs and learn from the best.
No. members: ~50
Cost: Free
Hosted by:  Growth Business
Joining instructions: Apply to join via this page

Congress Entrepreneurs

For: female entrepreneurs who belong to the Congress London network. Congress London, is a members network for women. Founded in 2016 by a group of likeminded women across multiple industries, Congress hosts events and conversations on topics designed to foster advancement and confidence.
No. members: ~20
Cost: Free
Hosted by:  Congress London
Joining instructions: Email [email protected] to request to join


4. Event Organiser groups

CREO (Coronavirus Response for Event Organisers)

For: event organisers around the world responding to Coronavirus with virtual events, digital pivots etc.
No. members: ~580
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions: Further details and joining link in this article


5. HR, People, Recruitment groups

TRNWorld

For: recruitment leaders and members of TRNWorld across the globe to connect, communicate, debate and collaborate. The Recruitment Network is the fastest growing global community of recruitment leaders.
No. members: ~250
Cost: Free
Hosted by: James Osborne, Chairman, The Recruitment Network
Joining instructions: contact [email protected] to request access

HR Punks

For: any in-house HR professional who embraces our vision and shares our community value of “Be Awesome to Each Other” – Bill & Ted.
No. members: ~200
Cost: Free
Hosted by: The Happiness Index
Joining instructions: Email Rosey Jarvis ([email protected]) to request access


6. Innovation groups

Innovation Roundtable

For: leading innovators to share and have candid conversations about how to innovate effectively within your organisation.
No. members: ~30
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Let's Learn Digital
Joining instructions:
Contact Let's Learn Digital to apply to join


7. Marketing, Digital, Media, Comms / PR groups

Digital / Marketing Pioneers

For: digital and marketing experts who have at least 20yrs experience and have been working in digital since the late 1990s.
No. members: ~210
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions:
Contact Guild to apply to join

Fix / Adtech Perfect Storm 2020

For: readers of the Fix newsletter and leaders in the world of AdTech to connect, communicate, share ideas and debate what is going on in a trusted, private and curated place.
No. members: ~130
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Simon Andrews, addictive!
Joining instructions:
Join via this link

Digitally Connected - By Data Hive

For: growth focused digital agency owners and likeminded digital specialists in the UK digital agency ecosystem.
No. members: ~55 (growing to max. 300)
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Robin Williams, Data Hive
Joining instructions:
visit our group page for more info and request an invite.

DigiConf - by OST Marketing

For: digital, marketing and communications professionals. Especially those working in B2B industries or with B2B clients. Free Digital Marketing conference July 7th 2020.
No. members:  ~100 (growing to max. 300)
Cost: Free
Hosted by: Luke Brynley-Jones, DigiConf
Joining instructions: Join via this link

Comms & PR Pioneers

For: PR and communications experts who have at least 20yrs experience.
No. members: ~11 (growing to max 150)
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions:
Contact Guild to apply to join

FORT - Furloughed or Released Talent

For: FORT is a private space for professionals who have been released or furloughed from digital, marketing, creative, comms and PR roles or contracts. A place for members to connect, communicate and collaborate....and hopefully find new purpose, projects, roles and friends. Selected job opportunities are shared with the group.
No. members: 100+
Cost:
Free
Hosted by: Guild
Joining instructions:
Contact Guild to apply to join