Exeter’s Lightfoot Shortlisted for 2017 Design in Innovation Awards

Exeter-based Lightfoot, the award-winning, government-supported in-vehicle driver improvement technology, is celebrating having been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Design in Innovation Awards, held at Innovate 2017, the UK’s leading innovation show. Based on Lightfoot’s Exeter trial, where 100 private motorists had the device installed in their vehicles, the submission focused on the dramatic impact that its technology is having on drivers across the city. Judged by an expert panel, which included Innovate UK Chief Executive Dr. Ruth McKernan, Lightfoot was selected as one of just eight businesses to make it through to the finals from a field of over 70 […]

Exeter Company ‘SITU’ Launches Long-Lead Prices for Serviced Apartments Worldwide

SITU Guarantees Locked-in, Long-lead Prices For Serviced Apartments Globally Exeter-based SITU, the global serviced apartment provider, has launched a new service that enables customers to lock in to long-lead prices on overseas serviced apartments, despite the fluctuations in international markets. Introduced to give its clients complete certainty on long-lead prices, the new service enables SITU’s clients, which range from PAs and individuals to FSTE 100 companies, multi-national insurers, travel management companies and corporate relocation specialists, to budget with confidence. Provided by foreign exchange and international payments specialist Frontierpay, the new service enables SITU to eliminate currency risk in its booking […]

‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Display & Events Coming Soon to Exeter Library!!

Exeter Library to Host Display Inspired By the British Library’s New Exhibition ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ From Friday 20 October 2017, visitors will be able to discover fascinating facts about the History of Magic at Exeter Library. Displays will launch simultaneously in 20 public libraries across the UK in tandem with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library in London. The series of displays across the UK will include specially designed panels which are inspired by Harry Potter: A History of Magic, showing images of rare books, manuscripts and magical objects featured in the British Library’s exhibition, […]

First Edition Goes To Print!

Grow Exeter Magazine’s FIRST EDITION Goes to Print Tired but satisfied, the team at Grow Exeter Magazine are celebrating the first edition – the October issue, going to print.  Late nights, planning meetings, last minute changes, checks, double checks, and even triple checks all under the belt, the team sat back and breathed a collective sigh of relief.   What has been a manic but exhilarating month, culminated in the moment that we gathered around the screen to view, what we are proud to say, is a beautiful and inspiring magazine, and we cannot wait for that vibrant piece of […]

“…there’s a real story shaping…”- An interview with Daniel Frye

“…there’s a real story shaping and it’s about giving people a chance, giving businesses a chance.” – An interview with Daniel Frye By Stella Nicholls I recently caught up with Daniel Frye, CEO of Grow Marketing. We sat and chatted over a cup of coffee and a biscuit, in an office decorated with the attention to detail that is the product of a creative mind. Just as well, as creative minds are what it takes to run a marketing business that is in touch with the vibrant city of Exeter and surrounding areas. Daniel Frye and Llewellyn Nicholls started the […]

Leadership Can Be Learned

I am frequently asked and often challenged by being asked “Can leadership really be learned?” In response to my reply that it can be learned I am usually then asked “What about natural leaders then?” In reply I usually ask “What about natural sportsmen and sportswomen?” Given we state quite clearly our definition of leadership is “the ability to influence and motivate others to perform successfully and achieve” then we are considering leadership as an ability which, in turn, implies understanding, knowledge and skill are required to be able to exercise the ability to full effect. Even the most talented and skilled sports people, speakers, […]

One Month In

We’ve travelled almost a month on our journey but it definitely has not been a trip that we have taken alone; together with our clients we’ve grown as a business as we in turn have helped them along their growth path by offering expert marketing advice, innovative ideas in web design, fresh graphics, boosting their social media marketing, Pay Per Click and generally being there with them, connected, inspired and ready to take the next step. We received some really exciting news yesterday, which came as a total surprise as we discovered that we have been nominated for a 373 […]

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 […]

Welcome Vicky Heelis to the team!

Vicky Heelis joins Gorw Markeitng as an Associate straight out of University College Birmingham having completed her degree in Digital Marketing (Hons), she just found out it was a 1st also! Vicky will be working with us over the coming weeks managing the digital marketing for our own brand as well as our client’s brands. Vicky is looking to start a role within Exeter over the coming months within marketing or media. If you have an appropriate role that Vicky would be good for please send us a message on info@growmarketinguk.com  

Why is the NFL struggling to break into the UK?

As the National Football League becomes increasingly irritated by its inability to attract European fans, plans are being finalised for the NFL to make a big arrival in Europe. The NFL has drafted in notorious marketing giant WPP and investment firm Bruin Sports Capital, to drastically increase the European viewership for the NFL on televisions and mobile devices. A new company will be formed that WPP and Bruin will head with the sole aim to sell Game Pass. This gives viewers live and on-demand access to all NFL games as well as full replays, condensed games, the RedZone channel and other football content. The new company will be based in London initially and focus […]