Local Business Network supports local charity

Authored by Exeter Leukaemia Fund
Posted: Thu, 10/17/2013 - 12:25pm

A group of local business people have been adding a new dimension to breakfast to raise much needed funds for Exeter Leukaemia Fund. The Honiton group of 4Networking used their fun fines system to fill an ELF collection box.

Halloween Coffee Morning at Basepoint Exeter

Event Date: 
31/10/2013 - 10:30am
Basepoint Exeter

Come and join our spooktastic coffee morning this Halloween at 10.30am on Thursday 31st October in the Basepoint Exeter break out area.

Businesses invited to join the Big Breakfast

Authored by Lakeside Media
Posted: Thu, 10/10/2013 - 9:39am

The economic outlook for small businesses will be on the agenda as the East Devon Business Initiative hosts its annual Big Breakfast meeting.

The event, open to all businesses in the Exeter and East Devon areas, is being held once again at Woodbury Park, home of the EDBI, on Friday, October 25 from 7.30 to 11am.

Among the guest speakers will be David Shephard, regional chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses in Devon.

Business Network South West - Summer Business Lunch

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Tue, 08/13/2013 - 4:47pm

70 decision makers from the local business community attended the summer Business Networking (SW) lunch held at Sandy Park, Exeter. 

Guests were welcomed with a glass of wine and enjoyed a two-course sit-down lunch followed by a presentation from Spencer B. Hodgetts on Nature’s Brilliance in Business.

There was also a free pre-lunch seminar on ‘Sales through Service’ hosted by Guy Arnold.

Lunchtime networking for city professionals

Authored by Attention Media
Posted: Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:59am

Around 15 members of the Gilbert Stephens Lunch Club enjoyed a two-course luncheon at The Conservatory located on North Street.

The bi-monthly event, organised by the Devon-based law firm, is held at various venues in and around Exeter and gives professionals from the city the chance to meet in an informal setting.

For information on upcoming events arranged by the Gilbert Stephens Lunch Club, please email


Business Network (SW) celebrates 20th Anniversary with original founder-members

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Thu, 05/23/2013 - 11:43am

A South West networking organisation celebrated its 20th anniversary at an organised lunch held in Exeter. Nearly 100 members of the Business Network (SW) joined current owner Sean Humby together with special guests, founder members Jim and Jackie Enright.  Magician and original Business Network (SW) member Mark Leveridge acted as MC for the event held at Sandy Park.

Sean Humby took over the business in 2007 and today has 149 members across the South West region with membership retention of 89%.  The turnover of £85,000 is up by 13% on last year’s figures.

Are We Making the Most of Contacts?

Authored by The Plum Consultancy
Posted: Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:08pm

How many times do we go to networking events, exchange business cards with several individuals and then… not follow up! We are all guilty of this to a lesser or greater degree and yet we have made the initial investment in the design, print and exchange of cards, attending the function and introducing ourselves, so what goes wrong?

Exeter - the South West’s most sustainable city

Authored by Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Posted: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 4:35pm

The Exeter Chamber of Commerce’s April Networking lunch held on 17 April was a sell-out success.  The theme of this lunch - ‘Exeter - the South West’s most sustainable city’ - brought together a huge variety of over 110 businesses.

Marsh Barton Forum Energy from Waste event

Authored by Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Posted: Tue, 04/09/2013 - 3:31pm


The Marsh Barton Forum event on the 9th April was a sold out event as many businesses came together to learn about creating energy from waste.

Held at Basepoint, a presentation was given by Adrian Middlewick, Senior Waste Management Officer from Devon County Council who discussed the Government’s goals and objectives for land fill diversion targets.

Exeter: the South West’s most sustainable city

Authored by Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Posted: Fri, 04/05/2013 - 2:40pm

The Exeter Chamber of Commerce’s April Networking lunch will be held at The Rougemont Hotel By Thistle, taking place on Wednesday 17 April 2013.  The theme of this lunch is ‘Exeter: the South West’s most sustainable city’.