India Meets……Rebecca Hooker

Written by India Nye, Photography by Olly Woodburn I’ve always loved the arts; drama has always been a big passion of mine, so this month I jumped at the chance to meet an Exeter based dance teacher who is harnessing the positive power of social media to create awareness of her own lifestyle and anti-bullying brand  #COMMITTED Clothing Company. Rebecca Hooker, the woman behind #COMMITTED, is both passionate and driven; she’s determined to play her part in encouraging others to work hard, follow their individual passions and interests and stamp out bullying for good. I met with the founder of the […]

Photos from the night: 100 Most Influential Women

What an amazing evening as we joined with the ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’ for a night to remember.   Watch our website and social pages as each of them get honoured throughout the month of March celebrating their individual achievements and inspiring the next generation.   Check out some photos from the evening:  

The Devon and Cornwall Venus Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced!

Regional partner Alexis Bowater from Bowater Communications was host to the Devon and Cornwall Venus Awards 2018 Semi-Finalist Announcement on 30th January 2018. Alexis Bowater, Regional Partner of the Devon and Cornwall Venus Awards 2018 was host to over 100 people at the Treasury in Plymouth, welcoming guests that included nominees and sponsors from all corners of the counties, and where the names of those progressing to the Semi-Finalist stage were announced. The successful Semi-Finalists will be invited to the Finalists Announcement on 1st March 2018. In its fifth consecutive year of the Venus Awards in Devon and with the […]

Full Winners List Revealed – ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’

We are delighted to confirm that the votes are in and that the winners of ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’ in the Greater Exeter area are named below. With around 500 nominations our panel had a tough task. A big congratulations to all who were nominated and to the 100 winners. If you would like to join us to celebrate with the 100 women on the 12th of February 2018 please book on the link below:   WINNERS LIST A AJ Courtenay – Powderham Castle Alex Penn – University of Exeter Alice Bryan – Trinity Mirror Alison Hernandez – Devon […]

Mimosa Photography Wins ‘New Wedding Business of the Year’

South Devon based wedding photographer, Mimosa Photography, won New Wedding Business of the Year at the recent South West Wedding Awards. The awards recognise those businesses who exceed the expectations of their customers by providing an outstanding service. This year, the awards held at Crown Plaza in Plymouth, saw their biggest attendance after they opened up the awards to more regions across the South West. Businesses from Devon, Cornwall, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset and Gloucestershire were able to enter one the 22 categories which covered all areas of the wedding industry including photography, beauty services, cake designers, florists and the new […]

Women in Photography Conference to Support Local Community Projects

Women from the world of photography are set to come together to take part in the sixth Women in Photography Conference taking place early next month. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for like-minded photographers and filmmakers, who are passionate about photography, to get together and listen to some truly inspirational Women in Photography. Female photographers with over 50 years of photography knowledge and experience, will be speaking at The Women in Photography Conference, which will seek to motivate and encourage the growth of careers within the photography and videography sector and bring together like-minded people. Hosted by Amber […]

Kirsty Barker – My Morning Routine

Kirsty Barker is an Exeter based Landscape Architect.  She also happens to be part of a three woman team in training for the biggest challenge of their lives later this year; a 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean!  It’s a 90 day challenge that would bring the strongest of us to our knees! We caught up with Kirsty earlier this month to find out how she gets her day in gear…. How does your morning get going? Before I begin, I should probably mention that I am rowing the Atlantic next December, so now as well as working 9-5 […]

100 Most Influential Women in Exeter 2018 – Winners

  We are delighted to confirm that the votes are in and that the ‘100 Most Influential Women 2018’ in the Greater Exeter area have been named. The successful nominees have been notified by email and received an invitation from our Editor, Tracey Duke, to a fabulous event at the Deer Park Country House Hotel. This will be held on the 12th February between 6h00 and 9h00pm.  Champagne and canapes will be served, amidst inspirational talks and two photographers will be on hand to take a professional photo of each phenomenal woman. We received around 500 nominations for influential women […]

Devon PR Expert Becomes Bestselling Author on the Day Her Book is Launched

PR expert, Lucy Matthews who lives in Devon’s delightful Totnes, has recently published her first book on Amazon and it made the number one best seller spot in under four hours. A Marvellous Reputation, 10 Lessons from My Life As a PR insider for Entrepreneurs Who Want to be Talked About, raced from nowhere to number two in all business books on Amazon – of which there are over 300,000 at any one time – and remained top of the notoriously competitive bestseller lists for PR, Sales and marketing and Advertising for over two weeks. Lucy Matthews has been a […]

Exeter Entrepreneur Invited to Speak at European PA Summit

FOUNDER of Exeter PA Network, Kim Glover, has appeared at a prestigious international summit in Munich, where she spoke about the strategic role of personal assistants. Kim was a speaker at the Benelux and DACH Executive Summit which took place over two days in Munich this month. The event, which is organised by the Vonlanthan Group, was attended by senior assistants from more than 20 different countries, representing most of Europe, Russia, Saudi Arabia, America and the UK. The well-attended event was the fourth in its history, having taken place previously in Cannes, Paris, Lisbon, and Rome. Prominent business professionals […]