Friday, January 24, 9am – 12pm, Optix Solutions, Marsh Barton, Exeter: Digital Marketing 2014 workshop led by Alastair Banks, of Optix Solutions, aimed at helping business owners and marketing teams keep up to speed with the changing digital landscape.
Places cost £45. For more details, call 01392 667766.
Wednesday, January 29, 5.45pm, Innovation Centre, Exeter University: The next meeting of the Devon International Trade Forum, with speakers including Tony Cutmore, managing director of Cemtek Ltd, and Paul Stevenson, of marketing agency Wall To Wall Sunshine. The event is free of charge for exporting businesses. Details at www.ditf.org.uk/events
Wednesday, January 29, 7pm, Thistle Rougemont Hotel, Exeter: The Exeter Business Games 2014 will officially be launched with a fun and motivational event, including an opportunity to meet the Games’ ambassador Jo Pavey, plus an overview of the events planned for May and June, including tenpin bowling, dodgeball and a pub quiz. More information can be found at www.exeterbusinessgames.co.uk.
Thursday, January 30, 8.30am – 10.30am, Flybe Training Academy, Exeter Airport: Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology (ExIST) business presentations & networking event, featuring speakers from South West Water, the Environment Agency and the University of Exeter.
Places cost £10 and can be booked by calling 01392 431133.
Thursday, February 13, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, Exeter College’s Business Centre, Victoria House: Celebrity chef Michael Caines will be the guest speaker at the launch of the Exeter Junior Chamber, which will bring together like-minded businesspeople between the ages of 20 and 35, giving them a voice on important issues and developing their networking skills. By building links with educational bodies and the Exeter College Young Chamber, the Junior Chamber will also work on projects with students. Places at the free event can be booked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, February 26, 8am – 2pm, Exeter Racecourse: Michael Portillo will be the keynote speaker at chartered accountants Francis Clark’s second Finance in the South West seminar. The event will bring together the people representing funding and support streams potentially available to SMEs, including presentations and participation from major providers of business funding and support, case studies and networking opportunities. The event is free of charge. Reservations can be made by visiting www.francisclark.co.uk/news-views/events or emailing email@example.com.