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BNI Nottingham News

We've Moved!

We are really excited by our move to the NBV Enterprise Centre from 2nd June 2016: NBV Enterprise Centre, David Lane, Basford, Nottingham, NG6 0JU.

Nottingham Business Venture's new flag-ship…


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Can you handle any more business?


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Creative Circle expands at Business Team - 1st March 2014

Following the presentation by the Creative Power Team, Business Team Chapter accepted applications for membership from Andrew Greenstreet of Andrew Greenstreet Photography and Andrew Elliott of ACTIS…


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Profitable Business through Power Teams - 5th FEB 2014

The Creative Power Team of the Business Team Chapter are on the look out for other creatives to pass business.  The existing team will be giving members and visitors a 10 minute presentation on…


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BNI in the News: Business Confidence Index

The findings from the BNI Business Confidence Index Survey, in which many BNI members took part earlier in the year, has received some great coverage over the last few days.

The results have…


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Networking Opportunity (Visitors Day: 19th June 2013)

If you are interested in showcasing your business in front of 30+ other local businesses the Business Team will be holding a visitors day at the Park Inn (Nottingham), Mansfield Road on Wednesday 19th…


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Networking Opportunity (Visitors Day: 22nd May 2013)

If you are interested in showcasing your business in front of 30+ other local businesses the Business Team will be holding a visitors day at the Park Inn (Nottingham), Mansfield Road on Wednesday 22nd…


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BNI Business Team Networking With A Twist!

Dear Members,

Thank you for another great meeting last week. The 60 second swap draw worked very well, provided a bit of fun, and I would like to say thank you for the positive feedback we received…


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Face-to-Face Networking Boost

Firms in a jobs blackspot have boosted business by £6 million in six months by referring work to each other.

The 75 members of the BNI business network group in Stockton-on-Tees, who range…


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Small Firms Defy Downturn

Building projects have proved the most lucrative sector for smaller businesses that have defied recession by networking.
Despite an 11% fall in overall construction work across the south east,…


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Events Update

This is the final events update from me before I hand over to my very worthy successor, Simon Leadley:

Training

• 11 October – Bringing Visitors – Nottingham


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Tomorrow's Meeting

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a good week.

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Simon Skill of Higson & Co. Please have a look at the website http://www.higson-accountants.co.uk/


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Up Coming Events

There's just one more training session this month - Member success on 17 July at Norton Lodge. Then there are three sessions on Wed 22 August over in Newark - presentation skills, referral skills and…


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Members Update

• THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Myself, Brian McAleer (Piknfix Locksmiths), aren't you all lucky. Please have a look at my website www.piknfix.com before the meeting…


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• THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Simon Heath from Icon Solutions.

Please have a look at his website www.iconbusinesssolutions.com before the meeting…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Paul Willey, IFA financial services, Paul is an independent Mortgage Advisor. (Paul, please remember to bring with you a wrapped door prize).

SET UP & PACK AWAY: Mark…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Matt Williams from Affinity care solutions. Please have a look at his website https://www.notts-acs.co.uk/ before the meeting as this…


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• THIS WEEKS SPEAKER: Craig Barker of Baseline. Please have a look at his website www.baseline-creative.co.uk before the meeting as this will…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Ali Marsland of Word Business. Please have a look at her website www.wordbusiness.co.uk before the meeting as this will help you understand…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Jonathan Hunter (The Finishing Touch). Please can I remind all members that any questions should be within the 10 minutes or reserved for after the meeting or perhaps form the…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Helen Withnall of Harriet Ranger. Please have a look at her website http://harrietranger.co.uk/ before the meeting as this will help…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Phil Simpson from Codeprint. Please have a look at his website http://www.codeprint.co.uk/ before the meeting as this will help you understand…


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Members Update

THIS WEEKS SPEAKER IS: Luke Fildes from 360 Audio Vision.

Please have a look at his website http://www.360-audiovision.co.uk/ before the meeting…


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Members Update

This week’s speaker will be Paul Goodman from Goodman Corporate Consultancy who will be giving us an insight into what Goodman Corporate Consultancy does for its customers and clients. Please…


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Members Update

We have our normal meeting room this week, the Churchill Suite. Breakfast will be available from 6:45am and we will start at 7:05am.

On set up and pack away duty are Brian Macaleer and Helen…


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Members Update

Following a very successful couple of weeks after our visitors day, we have our normal room this week-the Churchill Suite. Breakfast will be available from 6:45am and we will start at 7:05am.

On…


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Members Update

Mark Jarvis will be joining us this week. Neil has kindly agreed to step in for Simon Heath who is away this week.

We have our normal room back this week-the Churchill Suite.

Breakfast…


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Visitors Day Success

After a fantastic visitors day last week, here is an update: I’ve called the visitors from last week. The following have confirmed they are coming tomorrow:

  • Jane Bailey-Signs Express

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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week(Churchill Suite) for a 7:05am start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45am.

    On set up and pack away duty are Lesley Brown & Craig…


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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suite) for 7:05am start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45am.

    On set up and pack away duty are Luke Fildes and Matt Williams.


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    Speaker Schedule

    This week; 19th October: Mark Leary.

    26th October: Chris Spencer.

    2nd November: Oliver Wastell.

    9th November: Craig Barker.

    Chris is away for 26th so I am looking for some…


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    Members Update

    It is the property teams visitor day tomorrow, if you could email me any potential, or confirmed visitors that are coming, that would be great.

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week…


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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.

    Set-up and pack-away for Wednesday 14/09/2011 is Paul Jones and…


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    BNI training

    Hi all, here’s a follow up to the BNI training I mentioned earlier.

    15/09/11 Thursday - Bringing Visitors

    10.00 - 12.00 - National Fluid Power Centre, Notts - £10.00 


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    BNI Events

    All BNI Members, please find below the forthcoming BNI Events:

    Show me the money day

    A whole day devoted to helping your grow your business from BNI, helping you focus…


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    Visitors Day

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.

    The set up and pack away will be confirmed by Mick later today…


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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.

    The set up and pack away will be confirmed by Mick later today…


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    Creative Power Team

    We are having a Power Team visitors day for the Creative Team on the 29th June.

    Well... as me and Craig (graphic design and web design) are feeling rather lonely on our own (in the creative team),…


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    Visitors Day Success

    Thanks to all members for making a the Visitors Day last week fantastic! This week, we will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from…


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    Visitors Day on Wednesday

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45. As this week is a visitors day it would be great to have as many members…


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    BNI Events

    Below are the last couple of events left in May, I’ll send over June’s events next week.

    Thursday 19 May 2011 - Member Success Training - 5.00pm - 9.00pm Norton Lodge Conference Centre…


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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.

    On Set up and pack away duty is Rob Franklin and Brian Watkinson.


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    BNI Socials

    Now for the fun bits to do with BNI! We’ve had a few suggestions on possible socials for us all to take part in, so.. If you could click on the link below, then scroll right to the bottom of the…


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    Upcoming BNI Events

    Thurs 12 May 2011 - Power Team. 5:30pm - 8:00pm The Notts Golf & Country Club - £10.00

    Friday 13 May 2011 - Chapter Growth. 9:30am - 11:30am The Old…


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    Members Update

    I hope that you are all well and looking forward to getting all 5 days to work this week.

    We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be…


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    Latest BNI Training Events

    Thurs 12 May 2011 - Power Team 5:30pm - 8:00pm The Notts Golf & Country Club - £10.00

    Friday 13 May 2011 - Chapter Growth

    9:30am - 11:30am The Old Palace, Lincoln - £10.00


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    Goodman saves over 60 jobs

    In February 2011 we were approached by a fellow NACFB member Tom Adams of Affinity Asset Finance. We had been working closely with Affinity over the last few months and had developed a synergy between…


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    Members Update

    I hope you all had a good Easter weekend. We will be meeting in the normal room this week (Churchill Suit) for a 7:05 start. Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.

    On Set up and pack away…


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    Members Update

    We will be meeting in the Regent Suit (other side of reception) for a 7:05 start. The sign in table will be at the rear entrance in the bar area.

    Breakfast will be available from around 6:45.


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    Networking Skills Reminder

    Just a reminder that it’s the Networking Skills workshop after our meeting tomorrow at the Park Inn.

    If you wish to, it appears that it’s not too late to attend (
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    Members Update

    First of all I would like to thank everyone on behalf of the new leadership team for a great first meeting last week, with over £7000 worth of business passed it looks to be a great start to April.


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    BNI Training Events

    Below are the next 3 training events for BNI. If you are a relatively new member and haven’t been on the ‘Member Success Training’, it is a requirement of your membership to complete…


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    New Leadership Team

    This week we will be welcoming in our new leadership team.

    We will be meeting in the Regency Suit tomorrow which is the other side of reception.

    On Set up and pack away duty is Neil Harvey…


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    Members Update

    This week we’ll be in our usual meeting room, starting at 07:05.

    Our 10 minute speaker this week is Paul Goodman.

    On Set up and pack away duty is Luke Fildes and Paul Jones.


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    Visitors Day on Wednesday

    Wedesday 16th March is our Visitors day. This week we’ll be in our usual meeting room, starting at 07:05. Please remember your name badges to help our visitors!

    Our 10 minute speaker this…


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    Members Update

    The count down to next week’s visitor day has started! The usual reports attached to help you identify potential visitors.

    This week we’ll be in our usual meeting room, starting at…


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    Members Update

    Last week 19 referrals were passed with thank you slips for £7,227 worth of business.

    I look forward to seeing you this week in our usual meeting room, starting at 07:05.

    Our 10…


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    Members Update

    For the month of February we passed a total of 108 referrals, with thank you slips for £124,869 worth of business with our membership now up to 27 members!

    We are planning a visitor’s…


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    Members Update

    Last week 34 referrals were passed with thank you slips for £33,655 worth of business. That brings the total business thanked for, so far this month, to £117,700!

    I look forward to…


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    Members Update

    We’ll be in our usual meeting room this week for a 07:05 start.

    Please ensure that you keep your business cards topped up in the business card box as some are running a bit low.

    Our…


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    BNI Events

    No sign yet of the next Membership Skills training event though Luke, Martin and Matt all have the link to keep checking.

    4 events pasted below. Particular attention for the SHOW ME THE MONEY…


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    Members Update

    Thank you all for your support at last week’s Visitors Day. The feedback we received from the visitors was all very positive. Hopefully we’ll have some new members joining us soon!

    This…


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    Members Update

    Firstly Happy New Year to you all! I hope you’ve all had a great Christmas break and are all re-invigorated to face the challenges for driving your businesses forward to higher levels of success…


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    Change of Room

    Just a quick update – we are now in the Regents Suite on the other side of reception for our meeting on the 22nd December. We’ll have the sign-in desk by the breakfast area.

    See you…


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    Members Update

    This week we’ll be in our usual meeting room with breakfast laid on for 06:30. We’ll start the meeting at 07:05 in order to finish for 08:30. Don’t forget we’ll be having the…


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    Members Update

    This week we return to our usual meeting room with breakfast laid on for 06:30. We’ll start the meeting at 07:05 in order to finish for 08:30, leaving time for open networking and proper visitor…


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    BNI Events

    The key event of interest this month is the Presentation Skills Workshop. This takes place on Thursday at 9am, finishing at 12 noon.

    This should be attended by ANYONE who feels they do not get…


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    Members Update

    I hope you all enjoyed your lay in last week and have been stock piling those referrals and testimonials in the meantime! The weather forecast for Wednesday, although cold, is looking good - there’s…


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    Members Update

    This week we return to our usual meeting room (hurray!) with breakfast laid on for 06:30. We’ll start the meeting at 07:05 in order to finish for 08:30, leaving time for open networking and proper…


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    Fantastic feedback

    Thank you to everyone that helped to make our Visitor's Day on Wednesday a success! A few visitors that we were expecting, who could not make it on the day, are planning on coming next week. One has…


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    Members Update

    A quick reminder that it is Visitor’s Day this Wednesday! Please remember to wear your name badges and let’s not forget that we are all visitor hosts – we don’t want any lonely…


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    Members Update

    PLEASE NOTE – this week we’ll have the sign-in desk by the breakfast area as we will be in the Regency Suite on the ground floor on the other side of the reception. We will therefore be…


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    Nottigham BNI Success!

    It was another great meeting this morning with lots of business passed. We received great feedback from Mark Jarvis, one of the assistant directors for BNI Notts & Lincs, who visited us today. He…


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    Members Update

    PLEASE NOTE – this week we’ll have the sign-in desk by the breakfast area as we will be upstairs again in the Castle Suite. Next week we’ll be back to normal.

    In order to: help…


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    BNI Events

    We have some great forthcoming events which will really add value to your membership and help you to make the most of your networking activities.

    At Nottingham BNI we want to make sure that all…


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    Events Update

    Okay, first event to speak of is tomorrow - 'POWER 121s' - Lincoln Golf Centre - 7pm start.

    I'm going and taking; Sarah (Jimmys niece), Tristan and David B with me in my car - one small spare…


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    Members Update

    This month we are planning a Visitors Day for 24th November. I’ve attached a list of vacant seats to help identify potential visitors.

    Our 10 minute speaker this week is Peter Verity.


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    Business Team Success

    Thank you all for your great support at Wednesday's meeting. We had 28 referrals and thank you slips for £20,924 worth of business.

    As a Chapter we've…


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    Members Update

    Last week it was great to welcome Luke Fildes of 360 Audio Vision into the Chapter, bringing our Chapter membership up to 28. This week we are anticipating an application for membership from Sarah of…


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    Members Update

    It was great to see so much business being passed last week and to welcome into the Chapter three new members bringing our membership to 27. We hope to welcome Luke Fildes of 360 Audio Vision into the…


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    Members Update

    Thank you for all the support you showed last week for the new leadership team! It was a very upbeat meeting with 32 in attendance and plenty of referrals passed.

    This week we will be welcoming…


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    New Leadership Team

    What a handover! A great new venue and a growing Chapter. This week the new leadership team picks up the reins and we have some rather large shoes to fill. Paul and his team ended their term last week…


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    Members Update

    I’m sure you all agree what a fantastic meeting it was last week. The new venue did us proud and I’m sure it will help us grow our membership and the business generated. We passed 27 referrals…


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    Exciting Times

    As you’re no doubt aware this week is our last meeting at the Riverside Farm Pub and next week we are moving to our new venue at the Radisson Park Inn Hotel. I believe these are exciting times…


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    BNI Membership Fees

    Following on from the Leadership Team Training on Monday it was announced that BNI membership fees will be going up from the 1st October 2010. This will mean that the membership fee will go up from…


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    Dragon Boat Success

    What a week it’s been!

    Firstly, thank you for all your support with the Dragon Boat racing on Sunday. It was a fantastic day out and everybody had a great time. We finished a respectable…


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    Members Update

    Thanks for another great meeting last week with 26 referrals passed and £8,500 of converted business.

    Our 10 minute speaker this week is Rob Franklin.

    Set up and “pack away”…


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    Members Update

    Another good week for the chapter with 20 referrals passed and £12,000 of business thanked for.

    Set up and pack away duty this week is Craig and Kirsty. Our 10 minute Presentation slot…


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    Members Update

    Thank to members for your great support at today's meeting. Thanks also for the postcards that have been handed in this week. Bringing along a postcard is one of the easiest and best contributions that…


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    Members Update

    Once again, thank you all for your great support at today's meeting. Thanks also for the postcards that have been handed in this week. Bringing along a postcard is one of the easiest and best contributions…


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    Members Update

    You’ll be pleased to know our esteemed Membership Coordinator is back this week from his holidays so normality and efficiency will return.

    Set up duty this week is the little and large…


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    Dragon Boat Racing

    We’re going to send off the £99.00 Registration fee to NRSB this week and we need to raise £1,000 between us for this event. We have about 18 places filled now with 1 place remaining.…


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    Members Update

    It was great to be back in the driving seat last week after my holiday. Thanks for supporting Rob so well in my absence.

    Set up and pack away duty this week is Tristan Day and Neil Harvey.


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    Sponsored Bike Ride

    I would just like to say a massive thank you to all of you who have offered to sponsor me for my rather insane challenge on Sunday. I will be making regular updates throughout the trip…


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    Members Update

    Great meeting last week with 19 referrals passed. Special mention for members passing 3 or more referrals is Brian Watkinson with 3.

    Our 10 minute speaker this week is Oliver Wastell.

    Set…


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    Members Update

    Great meeting last week with 23 referrals passed, and £10,000 of business recorded. Special mention for members passing 3 or more referrals are, Paul Goodman 6, Philip Roworth 5, Philippa Clarke…


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    Different Types of Networkers?

    There are many ways you can classify the different types of networkers. There are many ways to distinguish the various networking animals.

    - Their reason for going (business hunters, profile…


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    Members Update

    Great meeting last week with 21 referrals passed. Special mention for members passing 3 or more referrals are, Rob Franklin (4), Neil Harvey (3) and Simon Skill (3).

    Our 10 minute speaker this…


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    60 Seconds to Success

    The Secrets to a Great Elevator Speech. Your elevator speech is one of your most powerful networking tools, providing you get it right.

    Alas, few people actually do!

    Your answer to the…


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    Members Update

    Thanks for a great meeting last week. I’m sure you enjoyed Pete Verity’s 10 minute presentation and hopefully we better understand how we can help him grow his business.

    Table Set…


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