‘The Future of the South West’ Careers Networking Evening

Exeter School alumni including those working in Exeter and undergraduates currently at University joined Sixth Form pupils and teaching staff for the third annual careers networking evening on Tuesday 12 September. Tim Jones, Chairman of Devon and Cornwall Business Council gave a stimulating talk on “The future of the South West Economy”  focusing on how artificial intelligence is leading to changes in both working practices and types of employment while creating both new economic opportunities and new jobs in different sectors. Over forty guests enjoyed the generous buffet and the chance to meet other Exonians and exchange ideas from their […]

Network at Sandy Park

Thursday 21st September – 5.30 – 7.30pm Following the success of the first Network at Sandy Park, we are pleased to confirm the second date and speaker. Christine Ourmieres-Widener, Chief Executive of Flybe, will be the guest speaker on Thursday, 21st September.   We will also be joined by Exeter Chiefs’ fly-half, Gareth Steenson, discussing his testimonial year and starting the new rugby season as defending Aviva Premiership champions. Tickets are £15 and include hot food. Buy yours at www.sandypark.co.uk/book The following event will take place on Thursday, 18th January and will feature guest speaker Michael Caines MBE, chef, entrepreneur and […]

True Empowerment and Engagement

How many times have you feel totally powerless and ineffective as a result of the scale of the problem and the lack of understanding what it is that is required of you. Empowerment can only be effective if boundaries, expectations and a common understanding of the current position are shared between the empowering individual and the person being empowered. Surprisingly one of the best examples of true empowerment is evident in the UK’s Armed Forces with their mission command, doctrine and shared ethos. Mission command is all about telling someone what you want them to do rather than how to […]

Grow Marketing Launch Party!

Grow Marketing is having an exclusive launch party at Hotel Du Vin in Exeter on Thursday the 13th of July to celebrate the official launch of our business. We are excited to tell the business community about our ambitions for Grow Marketing and we might have a big announcement on the night! We are inviting all businesses in the region to come and join us to celebrate our launch. On the night you’ll be greeted with champagne and a selection of canapes, you’ll get to see a preview of the hotel’s services (including some free spar treatments) and then to […]

#ExeFactor Live 11th May, Mercedes Benz South West

The second #ExeFactor live event is just a week away, preparations for this exciting event are going well and we’ve had an excellent response with many people supporting both our initiative as well as BEEP.   There are still a limited number of tickets available; we have opted to donate all ticket proceeds directly to BEEP, so far this figure is around the £500 mark but we’d love to push that even higher and aim for £700 including any donations to BEEP.   If you still haven’t booked your ticket or you have booked but would like to make a […]