Calling all Venus Awards nominees!

Authored by Sampson Hall
Posted: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 8:06am

Sampson Hall are very Proud Sponsors of the Devon Venus Awards 2015

The category we are sponsoring is "Business of the Year" and to nominate yourself or others to become a winner is really very simple!

The criteria to nominate others or enter yourself for the Sampson Hall ‘Business of the Year’ category are:

Be a female friendly employer
Own or work for a company that employs 10 people or more
Nominate yourself or your business
Nominate a woman or business you think deserves this award

The Exeter PA Network gives local PA's 'Time to Shine'

Event Date: 
25/06/2015 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
Rougemont Thistle hotel in Exeter

The Exeter PA Network – the only group of its kind for the city is hosting its latest career enhancing event 'Time to Shine' on 25 June 2015.

Established in 2012 as a professional networking group for PA's, executive assistants, secretaries and admin support staff in the Exeter area, the group's growing success has seen it welcome over 500 members – with links to PA Networks in both Bristol and Plymouth and a wide range of morning, evening and weekend events to give everyone opportunity to attend.

The Showcase - Women Led Enterprise Event

Event Date: 
30/06/2015 - 12:00pm
Cullompton Community Centre

Join us for this fantastic opportunity to join like-minded entrepreneurial business women.

The Showcase, is the perfect environment to trade your wares, learn new skills and propel your business to the next level.

We have a full programme planned for the afternoon, including:

Business advice workshops

1-1 surgeries with partner organisations who are specialists in business finance and IT

Time to network and share your knowledge and experiences

The opportunity to sell by booking a stand and to buy wonderful locally produced products

Plymouth Business Show 2015 innovates business networking

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:27am

Innovative local digital startup Krowdthink and the Plymouth and Devon Chamber are partnering to make the networking opportunity at the Plymouth Business Show on Wednesday 17 June at Plymouth Pavilions, a fantastically enhanced digital experience for exhibitors and visitors.

The Krowd app is a new form of social network service for connecting people in places. 

Time to Shine - Exeter PA Network Event

Event Date: 
25/06/2015 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
The Rougemont Thistle Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3SP

The Exeter PA Network invites you to join us for an interactive, engaging evening of fun and learning with Business Coach and Personal Development Consultant, Judy Salmon in the elegant Victorian surrounds of The Rougemont, Thistle, in central Exeter.

The aim of the evening is to reaffirm how important you are to your organisation and the value you bring to it. The evening will also equip you with tools to effectively communicate and demonstrate this to your organisation, so that you are appropriately recognised and rewarded for everything you do.

Everys Solicitors invite businesses to second networking event

Authored by Everys
Posted: Mon, 06/01/2015 - 6:13pm

Everys Solicitors is holding a networking event at the Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel next month and would like to invite extra guests to join them.

This will be the second networking event held by the Southernhay Gardens-based firm after the first one was held on April 17 and attracted 40 guests.

This event costs £25 per person and will start at 5.30pm on Thursday, June 25. Ticket price includes a barbecue supper.

Anyone interested in attending should contact Rosie Ridgers at

B2B Business Breakfast

Event Date: 
10/07/2015 - 8:15am to 10:00am
Sandy Park, Exeter

Digital Marketer Alastair Banks, Director of Optix Solutions, will be the guest speaker at July's Networking Breakfast.

Alastair, who co-founded Optix Solutions in 1999 with an Exeter University course-mate, will be speaking about 'The Surprising Similarities between Rugby and Digital Marketing'.

The morning will begin with networking from 8.15am followed by a full English breakfast at 8.30am. Our speaker will commence at 9.00am and the morning will finish at approximately 9.45am.

New digital networking event for Exeter

Event Date: 
29/05/2015 - 7:00pm
City Gate Pub, Exeter

A brand new networking event is set to kickstart in Exeter this month, set up for anyone interested in the latest digital trends or anyone working in digital.

#DigitalExe has been set up by three individuals passionate about digital and developing a stronger presence in Exeter. Sarah Jones, Rob Glover and Chris Shadrick have a masses of experience between them and are keen to grow this event to become a regular opportunity for like minds to share knowledge and discuss the latest trends.

Leading Women UK South Hams Election Special

Authored by Ashley Petrons
Posted: Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:24am

In the lead up to the 2015 General Election, Leading Women UK hosted a series of Election Special networking events across Devon.

These events were open to men and women and gave attendees the chance to have their questions answered by a panel of political representatives.

Leading Women UK Election Special

Authored by Ashley Petrons
Posted: Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:43pm

In the lead up to the 2015 General Election, Leading Women UK hosted a series of Election Special networking events across Devon.

These events were open to men and women and gave attendees the chance to have their questions answered by a panel of political representatives.

On Thursday 16 April the Exeter Election Special took place at the Southgate Hotel.

The network was joined by Labour candidate Ben Bradshaw; Conservative candidate Dom Morris and Green Party candidate Diana Moore.