Exeter Chamber raises £1,600 for charities at networking lunch

Authored by Exeter Chamber of Commerce
Posted: Tue, 12/20/2016 - 7:37am

Exeter Chamber of Commerce raised a total of £1675 for 11 local charities at this year’s Christmas charity auction lunch. Held at the Mercure Southgate Hotel, the event attracted over 100 Exeter business people giving them the opportunity for some festive networking and to bid for some fantastic prizes. The auctioneer for the charitable event was Ben Clark, Breakfast presenter on Radio Exe.

Items for auction included vouchers for Exeter Cookery School, a set of hand-made prints from Double Elephant, an Exeter Chiefs shirt signed by the team, a round of golf at Woodbury Park and the...

Ladies Networking Lunch

Event Date: 
24/06/2016 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Marco's New York Italian, Exeter

Ladies Networking Lunch at Marco's New York Italian on 24th June

Law firm to host Barbeque and Beer networking event

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 3:46pm

Leading South West law firm Everys Solicitors is hosting a barbeque and beer networking event at Hanlons Brewery to help raise money for the firm’s chosen charity Hospiscare.

This unique networking event, taking place on 30 June at 1.30pm, will offer guests the opportunity to sample delicious locally sourced barbeque fare and world class craft beer in a beautiful Devon countryside setting, with a portion of the money raised going to Hospiscare.

The chosen venue for the event is an award winning family business located in Half Moon, near Exeter. Winners of the international...

Ladies Do unveil rebrand at Exeter launch

Authored by Ladies Do
Posted: Sat, 05/21/2016 - 10:05am

Traditionally known as Ladies Do Latte, new network owners, Christelle Johnstone and Ashley Petrons, unveiled the new brand on Tuesday 17 May at Café Rouge. The occasion was the official launch of the new Ladies Do Exeter network, which also has branches in South and East Devon.

The Ladies Do network, set up in 2010 by image consultant, Jo Smallbones, attracts a broad range of professional women, who span from full time employed to small business owners.

Owner, Ashley Petrons said “we were thrilled that choosing a location in the middle of Exeter city centre brought forward...

B2B Business Breakfast

Event Date: 
15/07/2016 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Sandy Park

Join us for a networking breakfast on Friday 15th July, from 8.15am

The speakers will be Dan Pritchard, a PR expert from established Exeter agency Astley Media, and renowned blogger Gina Caro, who will be discussing 'The Power of the Blogger: Everything you need to know about bloggers but were afraid to ask'.

  • Why blogging matters to your business
  • How bloggers can boost your bottom line
  • What bloggers love and hate
  • How to identify the best bloggers for your brand
  • What bloggers need from you

Tickets for this...

Ben Bradshaw Talks Brexit at Breakfast

Event Date: 
10/06/2016 - 8:00am
Southgate Hotel, Exeter

The next Southernhay Breakfast Club event, taking place 10 June at the Southgate Hotel in Exeter, will welcome Ben Bradshaw, MP. At what promises to be an important and insightful meeting for local business people, come and find out what Mr Bradshaw has to say about the upcoming EU Referendum.

The Southernhay Breakfast Club is a networking event for local businesses. Meetings happen every three months at the Southgate Hotel, include breakfast refreshments and always offer a talk from a fascinating local speaker. Previous guests have included Karime Hassan (CE Exeter City Council),...

Effective one minute networking presentations...In a Nutshell

Authored by Bitpod
Posted: Wed, 03/30/2016 - 2:43pm

Philippa Constable from Women Mean Biz shares some very useful advice on preparing for the, often dreaded, one minute presentation at networking events. She takes us through how to create and deliver an engaging presentation that will be memorable and have impact.

'Start off by introducing yourself and your company, then grab attention with an interesting fact or statistic about your industry or business, using the words "did you know", Philippa advises.

To find out more contact Philippa via email at or call her on 07871 463 701.

For more...

ECC Chief Executive proud of the city

Authored by Beckworth IFA
Posted: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:17am

The enthusiasm that the Council's Chief Executive, Karime Hassan, has for the city was evident when he spoke to more than 60 local professionals at the recent Southernhay Breakfast Club, last Friday 4th March. Also acting as Growth Director for the local government organisation, he looks to the longer-term future in developing plans for the city, which have to take into account online retail, changes to planning regulations and aspirations for Exeter to be the engine for the economy of the entire South West peninsula.

He told the Breakfast Club he's confident that Exeter can rise...

Ladies' Networking Group Spring 'Get together'

Authored by HamptonExeter
Posted: Sat, 03/05/2016 - 1:54pm

We shall be holding our Ladies’ Networking Group Spring “Get together” at Marco’s, next to The Hampton by Hilton, Exeter Airport on Friday 18th March 2016.

As usual this will be an informal lunch for any Ladies’ networking groups so all are welcome. Please do pass on these details to anyone you think may be interested in coming along. Lunch will commence at 1.00 p.m. Please arrive between 12.00 p.m. and 12.30 p.m. at Marco’s. Marco’s have again offered us a superb menu which will be at £12 per person.

If you would like to join us on the 18th then please email Jane.Chanot@...

Inaugural Ladies Do Exeter event a success

Authored by Ladies Do
Posted: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:34pm

Established all-female network, Ladies do Latte, held its first Exeter event in the heart of the city on Tuesday 1st March at ‘Circa 1924’.

Responding to member needs, organisers Ashley Petrons and Christelle Bonnel of Make it Marketing chose to host the event at lunchtime, rather than the traditional mid-morning meeting. Christelle says, “Being marketers through and through, we have been asking members what they would like from the network. Of course, you can never please everyone, but by at least asking we’re in with a much better chance of success.”

Ladies Do owner,...