Plan are now well under way for the Devon Business Expo 2014, which will be staged at the Matford Centre, Marsh Barton, Exeter, on Thursday, June 5.
Organisers are delighted to announce that their keynote speaker will be Michelle Downey, head of thebestof. Her theme will be ‘Standing out from the crowd’ and her talk will include 10 tips businesses can use to improve their performance and stand out from their competitors.
Michelle began her career working for some major travel brands in marketing and business development. Headhunted by the Travel Counsellors franchise in 2003, she went on to provide training and development for this growing business.
She then went on to work for serial entrepreneur Nigel Botterill and for the last eight years has been influential in growing thebestof.co.uk. In her latest role, she manages a network of international franchises providing a marketing solution for more than 30,000 businesses.
Dave Barr, managing director of local franchise thebestofExeter and organiser of the Devon Business Expo, said: “I am delighted that Michelle has agreed to join us as our keynote speaker. She has a wealth of experience, is very knowledgeable and a very entertaining speaker too.
“I am sure that anyone in business who attends her session will come away with a lot of really useful information to them grow their business and increase their profits.”
There are still some stands available for exhibitors. For more information, visit www.devonbusinessexpo.co.uk or call 01392 349130.