FT2G Member Growth Day

Fast Track to Growth Annual Member Growth Day Event Date/ Time: Wednesday 18 April 2018 between 9am – 5:30pm. Venue: Rockbeare Manor, Nr Exeter, Devon, EX5 2FE Fast Track to Growth is a business programme which provides a wide range of advice and support for companies intent on growth, including free masterclasses, 1-1 sessions with business advisers, events and the potential for two companies to win business growth support worth £10,000. To make the shortlist for the intensive business growth programme, businesses need to show their commitment by attending the growth day in April 2018, taking as much advice and […]

South West Business Expo 2018

New for 2018 – we have moved to the largest indoor arena in the South West. Moving into our 6th expo it’s going to be the South West’s destination for businesses to grow and prosper. It’s FREE to attend and offers visitors the chance to network with local business owners, plus offers the chance for you to gain free business advice and support from local organisations and speakers. The South West Business Expo is probably the largest business exhibition in South West. The event is back in on 15th March 2018 following the huge success of the 5th expo in […]

Developing Good Practice Workshop – Exeter College

Development of Good Practice Session Monday 12 March, 18:00-20:00 at Exeter College – free workshop Join us at Exeter College for an opportunity to discuss issues with apprentices and for them to highlight the issues they find from working with small businesses. The plan for the workshop is to involve FSB members with college students to develop a set of mutual guidelines for recruitment and employment. This event is free to attend. Please contact Vanessa Gale (vanessa.gale@fsb.org.uk) if you have any queries about this event.

Bitcoin Bootcamp: Why Bitcoin, Why now?

Grow Exeter Why Bitcoin

FOLLOWING OUR SOLD OUT SEMINARS IN NOVEMBER & JANUARY… This 3 hour seminar will introduce you to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency. April, Anwar and Paul and Neal – your Trainers – are everyday people who want to share this incredible opportunity for the simple reason that it has changed their lives (NOTE: they are not Financial Advisors and will not be giving you financial advice). We explain how the Cryptocurrency industry is exploding, how Bitcoin Mining is creating wealth daily, and how it is evolving into one of the most innovative, disruptive and exciting currencies in wealth creation. Why we believe […]

Building Great Startups

Building Great Startups: How to Avoid the Most Common Reasons for Failure  In this workshop we will look at the top 3 reasons as to why technology startups fail globally and look at great ways to avoid the same fate in your own startup, small business or corporate entity. Stewart Noakes is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of startup communities in USA, UK, India and Portugal. Stewart is a mentor, coach, advisor and non executive director for companies around the world. Stewart currently splits his time between Exeter and Lisbon.

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, […]

Brand: Create a Competitive Advantage

Grow Exeter McQueenie Mullholland

Our event is for anyone leading an ambitious organisation. We explain how your brand can give you a competitive advantage, whether you want to break into new markets, launch new products or simply consolidate the success you have already achieved. What we’ll discuss We’ll look at the three stages of the brand building process, and how each stage can create a competitive advantage for you. Brand Definition Bringing clarity to your business, is a great way to create an advantage. That could be clarity about your message, your target market, the values that drive your company… it will be different […]

Finance in the South West: Flagship event returns for 2018

Grow Exeter Finance

PKF Francis Clark is set to be hosting their annual flagship ‘Finance in the South West’ event for the sixth time, this year. Delegates at last year’s event described ‘Finance in the South West’ as “an excellent summary of the competitive funding landscape” and “really good, a successful regional event with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers”. More than a dozen sources of funding, covering grant, debt and equity, as well as business support agencies will be presenting this year. ‘Short and sharp’ presentations will allow delegates to initially assess which funding stream or funder best matches their requirements. PKF […]

Recruitment Fair

We are excited to announce our first stop of our recruitment roadshow in Devon, right in the heart of Newton Abbot!! This is our first stop of the year in the southwest so let’s start 2018 as we mean to go on!! Our aim is to team up with employers looking for the right candidates, we can provide advice on training needs and give support to those seeking employment. We will be holding recruitment fairs all across the southwest so that employers and employees can meet face to face before interview. If you are an employer and would like to […]

Professionelle – Business Networking for Women

Profesesionelle is a women’s networking group run by the members, for the members. The group is a diverse mix of business women from Devon, Somerset and Dorset. We all come together once a month to network, have a spot of lunch and make new connections. There is no meeting in August and we are meeting at a different venue in September 2017 – please contact Katie Jones for details on katie@professionelle.org.uk We only take one member from each business type to ensure the most effective networking for our members. At the moment, we’re looking for the following members to join […]