Release Your Inner Entrepreneur!

Can you spot the opportunities? Developing your Entrepreneurial Mindset heightens your chances for success and harnesses your ability to spot the opportunities which exist all around you, but that you currently may not be able to see. So, why can’t you see the opportunities now? You may be looking too hard. You may have dismissed them. They may simply be disguised as something your boss or colleagues should or would be considering, and so you let them pass you by. This session will open your eyes and make sure you see the successful path ahead of you, and more importantly, […]

Exeter Women in Business February 2018 Meeting

We are absolutely delight that we have Julia Ward as Februay’s speaker. Please do come long and join us and don’t forget to tell your friends and colleagues. Booking is free and there is no obligation to do so but if you want to purchase food at The Terrace please contact them directly on 01392 793030 (Phone lines open 10am – 6pm) Julia Ward – Director Articulacy UK Ltd Julia’s Exeter session is for anyone in business and will cover the ‘Deadly Sins of Speaking’, the skill of active listening and look at self-reflection as a useful tool for moving forward. Julia is the co-founder of […]

swcomms installs new audio-visual solutions for Sandy Park

South West Communications Group has helped Sandy Park become one of the most technologically advanced conferencing facilities in the region following significant investment in new audio-visual equipment. The award-winning Sandy Park in Exeter has invested more than £60,000 to upgrade its facilities. swcomms installed 15 new plasma screens throughout the venue, including a 75” screen and a high definition camera for video conferencing use in its largest conference room, the Exeter Suite. Event attendees, speakers and organisers can now wirelessly connect their devices to these screens to easily display presentations and videos in high definition. swcomms has also installed video […]

Horizon Academy Offer Half Price Jiu-Jitsu Classes This January

Exeter’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu experts Horizon Academy are offering half-price classes to you and a friend if you both sign up for a month of classes in January 2018! At least one of you must be completely brand new to the academy, and all levels are welcome. As New Year’s Resolutions are made, why not introduce a new skill into your life and take on the creative martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. More than just a means of exercise, Horizon Academy owners Zak Reed and Aki Alexander started the academy in June 2017 as they both feel passionate about […]

The Bear Trail….. Dare to Bear!

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by Pip Andersen In a world focused on image, the latest technology and meeting deadlines, there’s something incredibly liberating about the idea of getting outdoors, letting loose, getting really muddy and having a whole load of fun in the process….. The Bear Trail, a muddy adventure trail, located just 20 mins outside of the city, is not only the best new party destination for kids in the know, it’s also attracting many of the region’s corporate high flyers who are closing laptops, diverting calls and heading out for some good old-fashioned, down and dirty, team building.  […]

The Adventures of Alan ‘Troubleshooting’ – Part.2

Written by Alan Hancock Troubleshooting: How to solve most computer problems yourself. 1. Click. Click repeatedly and in varied patterns. If that doesn’t work, stop and try clicking harder a few times, click as hard as you can on the mouse button, leaning into the screen as if simply willing it to happen will make it so. If attempting to be Matilda fails, try a couple more clicks before turning around and gesturing at the screen like a child appealing to their mother for sibling justice. Try saying “I’m clicking the thing there but it’s just not working” with incredulous […]

Key appointment for Exeter’s CITY Community Trust

LEADING Exeter health and wellbeing charity, CITY Community Trust, is raising its profile in the business community with the appointment of new development manager Craig Townsend. The organisation, which is Exeter City Football Club’s partner charity and was formerly known as Football in the Community, has recently undergone a name change to more accurately reflect the work it is delivering across the greater Exeter area. The charity provides a range of activities to people of all ages, focussed on health, education, wellbeing and physical activity. With the appointment of Craig, it is now aiming to build on its community engagement […]

Flybe Launches ‘One Million Seat Sale’ – Don’t miss out!

  Up to 20% off selected flights Includes many operated by Flybe’s franchise partners Blue Islands and Stobart Air Limited for booking 4th January – 10th January 2018 Effective for ravel 30th January – 11th July 2018 Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today launched its January Sale with up to 20% off of one million seats on selected routes across the UK and Europe including routes operated by Flybe’s Franchise partners Blue Islands and Stobart Air. Bookings can be made from today (Thursday 4th January) through to midnight on Wednesday 10th January, 2018 at effective for travel between 30th […]

Need a Meeting or Conference Room in Exeter? – Exeter Library

If you’re looking for meeting rooms for interviews, workshops, informal functions, focus groups, classes or seminars then look no further. Exeter Library has spaces to meet most needs. Exeter Library is located in the centre or Exeter, welcoming around 2,000 visitors each day. As well as offering a bright, modern and vibrant library space, Exeter Library has two meeting rooms available for hire at competitive rates. Why Choose Exeter Library for room hire? City centre location Car parking nearby Wheelchair accessible Free Wifi Friendly and helpful staff Onsite Cafe & Catering by ‘Exeter’s Real Food’ Blue Badge Parking available High-quality […]

100 Most Influential Women in Exeter 2018 – Nominate Here

In preparation for our March ‘Women in Business’ edition of Grow Exeter Magazine, we are looking for the 100 most influential women in Exeter and the region. As part of this we are opening up the opportunity to the public to nominate women for this list. These amazing women, if successful, will then be featured in our March edition, including a photo shoot, profile piece and a framed personalised certificate. Deadline for nominations is Jan 20th, 2018. All nominations will be researched and considered. Please take time to nominate someone!     If you want to pre-order your copy of this edition […]