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The Names in the Frame – who’s attending – Bristol Business Network event – 14/11/12
“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no result” Gandhi
Take some action and get a result………………
Date – 14th November 2012
Venue – Hilton Garden Inn
Business Seminar before lunch
Hosted by Allison Timmins – The Referral Institute
Allison’s expert knowledge in referral marketing earns her the right to a board position on the Master business in the UK and she provides training and support to our whole team of franchisees. There is a money back guarantee which comes with Allison Timmins…….you will learn from a woman who has immersed herself in the topic of referral marketing over the last 13 years and invests in her relationships with warmth and common sense.
Allsion says “I am going to talk about Activating Your Word Of Mouth Army & share how to build it, educate it, motivate it & then activate it
There will be lots of tips & tools in there to take away & it will be a time for businesses to come & really work “on” their word of mouth strategy & referral plans for 2013″
THE Networking lunch
Some of the businesses in attendance
A Suit That Fits.com,
Appleton Fox Wealth Management Ltd,
Avagio IT Services,
BPI OnDemand Ltd,
Business Sorted Ltd,
CELB Ltd t/a Shred-it M4 Corridor,
Co-operative Employee Benefits,
GWS Media Ltd,
Hilton Garden Inn Bristol,
Mark Leveridge Magic,
N3 Display Graphics Ltd,
Open Network Associates Ltd,
Phil Yarrow Consulting Ltd,
Qtac Solutions Ltd,
Sales Outsourcing Specialists,
Shore Business Services,
St John’s Chambers,
The HR Dept (Bristol) Ltd,
The Jessie May Trust,
Welcome Telecom Ltd,
Starts at 11.45am with pre- lunch drinks and informal networking – your opportunity to talk and start to build relationships with the numerous decision makers. Each person has a name badge along with their company/organisations name – there is nothing better that when you use a person’s name and when they use yours.
At 12.30pm everyone sits down at a table – the seating plan has been arranged so that you sit with other decision makers – none of whom do what you do. There is a table host at each table and they are there to ensure that you get the most from the next session.
Once sat Sean Humby – Business Network SW Director and host for the event will begin the lunch with a brief introduction
You and everyone around the table exchange business cards and the table host then starts the round of 3 minute “presentations”. You do this only to the others around your table. This is done as your 2 course lunch (bread rolls followed by a main course and then dessert with coffee – dietary requirements can be catered for) is served. A multi-tasking session – listening, eating and talking! Pens and note pads are provided to enable you to make notes
How to make the most of your 3 minutes
- Introduce yourself and your company/organisation
- Outline what you do – the benefits that you bring to your customers/clients
- What type of customers/clients are you looking to build relationships with?
- How could the people around the table help you or your customers/contacts?
- What are you looking to purchase, what challenges do you have (also think about this from the perspective of your clients)
- Can you refer the people around the table to others that you know?
- A great tip – look at who you’ve been helping/working with or who you are getting together with in next few weeks – this will demonstrate your business in action
Once everyone has done their 3 minutes there is plenty of opportunity to ask questions and deliver answers and have a more indepth conversation with people on your table.
Around 1.30pm you will have the opportunity to network around the room – you will have a copy of the seating plan which lists everyone attending , their name, business name and what their business does and importantly what table they are sat on.
At 1.40pm there will be a speaker –The Hilton Garden Inn team will be the speaker(s) at this event
The lunch finishes at 2pm and you have the opportunity to continue your conversations, set up a follow up meeting or have a one to one. The hotel has extensive lounge facilities for you to use.
Cost of event is £30.00 (Inc VAT) covering seminar, coffee, 2 course served lunch with drinks, delegate list, free car parking
*A bottle of bubbly for you for every guest/visitor that you bring who joins Bristol Business Network.
Do you know anyone in the following types of business?
Lawyers, Butchers, Bakers, Candlestick makers, Food/drink businesses (producers, retailers), florists, photographers film, digital and video, manufacturing, logistics/courier, hire, utilities, consumer goods, restaurants, hair dressers/barbers, landscape/gardening/horticulture, architects, cleaning contractors domestic & commercial, building supplies, travel agents/consultants – to name a few!
Why not invite them along and let them experience the benefits?
Questions to ask yourself about your networking
- Do you want to generate opportunities that will enhance your business?
- Do you want to build mutually beneficial relationships with other decision makers?
- Do you want your networking to relaxed and comfortable?
- How about business seminars that can positively impact your business?
- Would a huge variety of contacts be useful to your business?
- Do you want the opportunity to promote your business and expertise?
- Do you want a team of advocates and ambassadors for your business?
- What about generating an ROI on your networking?
Call 01600 891584
The results of a recent survey show that the majority of participants joined Business Network SW to build valuable relationships and meet decision makers from businesses that they felt would benefit them.
96% of members feel that Business Network SW has met their expectations, with most of them making valuable connections, gaining work and getting an increase on ROI
You can attend 1 event as a visitor – to attend subsequent events membership is required – full details will be available at the event. Membership is restricted so that only 5% of the total membership is from the same business category. BNSW operates a waiting list for those over subscribed categories.
Events are invitation only