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, […]

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:  

Flybe pilots take flight in new uniform!

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has given its 650-strong pilot workforce a brand new look that complements the striking purple uniforms of its cabin crew. The new navy uniform for its pilots features a stylishly fitted jacket with distinctive platinum epaulettes and stripes that clearly designate the rank of Captain (four stripes), Senior First Officer (three) and First Officer (two). Designed with full crew participation, the brief was for it to be a quality, comfortable, user-friendly outfit to better reflect the airline’s forward looking image than the previous somewhat dated look. Flybe worked closely with PVM, another Exeter-based business which […]

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) https://www.theterraceexeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/TT-Winter-A4-v2.pdf 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 […]

A Platform For Growth… BalconyTV Exeter

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by Pip Andersen Take an early morning stroll along Exeter’s quayside and, if you’re lucky, you may just stumble upon one of Exeter’s most successful digital ventures. Samuel Jones, is one of 70 locations around the globe, and one of just two in the UK, to host the Sony music owned BalconyTV sessions. The New York based company, lists Exeter in their top three global locations. We caught up with the husband and wife team of Matt & Kate Calder, who, with support from Visit Exeter, are helping to keep the city’s music scene, well and […]

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 […]

Expanding Exeter Tour Operator Announces Re-brand

Exeter-based school’s tour operator, the School Travel Consultancy (the STC), today announced the business’s re-brand to ‘STC Expeditions’. The name change, which comes about from immediate effect, is a result of an extensive re-branding programme designed to mirror the evolution of the organisation and reflect the variety of expeditions and educational experiences on offer. Adrian Ferraro, Founder & Director says: “The STC has been trading since 2006 and has grown from a one-man band in the early days, to a team of seven. As the business has evolved, we wanted to ensure our brand clearly defines the types of educational […]

swcomms installs new audio-visual solutions for Sandy Park

Grow Exeter 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 […]