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April’s Exeter Business Network event – not my words!

April 12, 2013

A bit of background – these are my words – I trust that this sets the scene

Event was at held at Exeter Golf and Country Club

The seminar before lunch was hosted by Alex Wren – Bitpod – titled “How to make your own videos for business along with the tricks of promoting the final videos online for maximum exposure” – Alex covered everything from why have a video, where video fits in with your marketing strategy, the pre during and post production aspects and his traffic light system for grading which video you could make yourself was great.   click here for more information on the courses that Alex runs and for the Bitpod shop


The speaker  during THE networking lunch was Julia Bramble who spoke about “Not using social media” – Julia’s 3 “P’s” will ensure that you get the most from your activity – get Julia’s eBook here

Among those that attended the event

Dave Barr, Maggie Garrett,  Ian Smith, Nigel Wilkinson, Richard Carpenter, Dudley Hambleton, Harriet Weeks, Cathy Towers, Michelle Thomas, Annabel McCabe, Amy Cross, Lorna Wilson, Alex Wren, Alicia Coles, Lucy Warren, Hugh Mitchell, Julia Bramble, Danny Frayne, Ryan Barrett, Nick Dudman, Mark Wren, Sally Mitchell, Mandy Blackler, Ian Dunstan, Jim Taylor, Paul Brown, Jane MacNamara, Clare Owen, Karen Jonas, Tim Stanford, Louisa Chetnik, Debbie Gregory , Chris Robillard, Michael Ryman, Gordon Mitchell, Vince Ware, Michael Green, William Hammond, Rick Credland-Proctor, Phil Roberts, Bev Holloway, Hugh Graham, Belinda Newton, Ally Colton, Sam Talby, Ed Dolman, Lisa Perkins, Derek Brunt, Nicky Dunn, Mark Leveridge, Steve Hartland , Adam Nicholas, Julian England, Barry Martin, James Fowler, Fran Long, Chris Wood, Olly Seymour, Kate Tennant, Oliver Dymond, Mary Jane Campbell, Sharon Roberts, Martin House, Tim Wadsworth

From these great businesses

WPA Healthcare, BreathingNLP, ACross (the board) Marketing Consultancy, Exeter Golf & Country Club, Cobalt Communications, Bitpod Ltd, Global Radio, Bramblebuzz, Business Doctors, FRP Advisory, Dartington, Sureways Training Limited, Bovey Castle,  Business Furniture Group, thebestof Exeter, WESC Foundation, Casino Select, Old Mill Accountancy LLP, High Path VAT Consultancy, Simpkins Edwards, Social Media Analysis Ltd, Plug and Play, Creme de la Creme Fun Casino, Search Consultancy Shopping Sherlock, Daneswood Solutions Ltd, The Bid Coach, Devon Air Ambulance Trust, Juiceplus, Mango Personnel Ltd, Devon Matters, Winning Tenders Ltd, WNW Design, E.P.I (GB) Ltd, Move Media Ltd, Q Social Media Ltd, Endorse HR, St Loye’s Foundation, The HR Dept, Enterprise Assist , Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre, Quickprint Ltd, Fair Energy, Families for Children Trust, Hosted Desktop UK Ltd, Martin Luck Group, Realistic Home Improvements Ltd, Jelf Group plc, Mark Leveridge Magic, Concept Card, Exeter Mind & Body Clinic, Marla Custom Blinds, Rundle Walker, Space, St James’s Place Wealth Management,


SpaceExeterApr 09, 4:07pm via Web

Looking forward to attending #BNSW tomorrow @exetergcc with @seanhumby and hearing @JuliaBramble talk #Exeter #Networking #Devon
JuliaBrambleApr 09, 4:48pm via HootSuite

Thx @SpaceExeter: Looking forward to attending#BNSW tomorrow @exetergcc with @seanhumbyand hearing @JuliaBramble talk
JuliaBrambleApr 09, 6:30pm via HootSuite

Dream team or double trouble at #BNSW with @exetergcc @seanhumby tomorrow? Seminar by @bitpod_uk; after-lunch talk by yours truly!#Exeter


alex_wrenApr 09, 8:23pm via Twitter for Android

Looking forward to #bnsw seminar w @seanhumby @nigelwnw @daneswood@conceptcard @CathyTowers @bitpod_editorand more…
nigelwnwApr 09, 8:39pm via HootSuite

RT @alex_wren: Looking forward to #bnswseminar w @seanhumby @daneswood@conceptcard @CathyTowers @bitpod_editorand more… > likewise

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alex_wrenalex_wren: Looking forward to #bnswseminar w @seanhumby @nigelwnw@daneswood @conceptcard @CathyTowers@bitpod_editor and more…8:23pm, Apr 09 from Twitter for Android
nigelwnwnigelwnw: RT @alex_wren: Looking forward to #bnsw seminar w @seanhumby@daneswood @conceptcard @CathyTowers@bitpod_editor and more… > likewise8:39pm, Apr 09 from HootSuite
bitpod_ukApr 09, 9:04pm via Twitter for iPad@JuliaBramble @exetergcc @seanhumby dream team and double trouble combined!

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JuliaBrambleJuliaBramble: Dream team or double trouble at #BNSW with @exetergcc@SeanHumby tomorrow? Seminar by@bitpod_uk; after-lunch talk by yours truly!#Exeter6:30pm, Apr 09 from HootSuite
bitpod_ukbitpod_uk@JuliaBramble @exetergcc@seanhumby dream team and double trouble combined!9:04pm, Apr 09 from Twitter for iPad
JuliaBrambleApr 09, 10:04pm via HootSuiteRT @bitpod_uk: @JuliaBramble @exetergcc@seanhumby dream team and double trouble combined! / haha love it 🙂


Day of event

fairenergyltdApr 10, 9:16am via Web

Looking forward to #BNSW @seanhumby today @exetergcc #newopportunities
k810antApr 11, 11:29am via Twitter for Android

Met great people at #bnsw y’day @Cobaltcomms@MCBsidmouth @the_bid_coach #sureways#businessfurnituregroup @DartingtonHall thx @seanhumby


JuliaBrambleApr 10, 6:55pm via HootSuitePleasure! @SpaceExeter: Another good #BNSWlunch today @exetergcc with @seanhumby. Thanks for a very informative talk @JuliaBramble#Exeter
CasinoMandyApr 10, 4:18pm via Twitter for iPhoneGreat lunch today @exetergcc with @seanhumby@_Fran_long Alex @bitpod_uk @conceptcard Ed @thisisglobal and of course Rick and Sally :-)1 retweets
SpaceExeterApr 10, 2:45pm via WebAnother good #BNSW lunch today @exetergccwith @seanhumby. Thanks for a very informative talk @JuliaBramble #Exeter #Networking #Events2 retweets
JuliaBrambleApr 10, 1:25pm via HootSuiteAbout to tell the room NOT to use social media ……! #BNSW #Exeter with @seanhumby.
Some photos
Conversations, connections and collaborations

Conversations, connections and collaborations


More Conversations, connections and collaborations

More Conversations, connections and collaborations


And more Conversations, connections and collaborations

And more Conversations, connections and collaborations


And even more Conversations, connections and collaborations

And even more Conversations, connections and collaborations


Julia Bramble in action delivering the 10 minute talk on "Not using Social Media"

Julia Bramble in action delivering the 10 minute talk on “Not using Social Media”

Post event

Thanks SeanGreat meeting, great host. What more can I say?

Gordon Mitchell – Business Doctors (Devon & Cornwall) –

Thanks Sean,

I really enjoyed it. Thanks for the opportunity, I will let you know dates for our course ASAP and hopefully we will be able to fill the remaining places very soon.
Alex Wren – Bitpod Ltd –
Thank you Sean, another great and very enjoyable event. Many thanks for all you do, I realise it must be hard work but you clearly enjoy it!
Ian Smith – CEO – Winning Tenders –
More not my words……
Ally Colton – Families for Children
4 stackable chairs with arms needed – if you can help please contact Ally
Families for Children Trust – 01364 645480

Loads more offers and opportunities here!




Where do I get my invitation?

call 01981 540708

email – with “yes book me in” or “yes send me invite” or

complete enquiry form here

Why should you attend?

At each event you will have the opportunity to meet numerous other senior decision makers from locally based businesses in a relaxed and focused environment. It is a proven way and sustainable way of continuing to develop opportunities.

  • You will generate opportunities that will enhance your business
  • You will build mutually beneficial relationships with other decision makers
  • The networking is relaxed and comfortable
  • You will the opportunity to promote your business and expertise
  • You will build a team of advocates and ambassadors for your business
  • You will generate an ROI on your networking

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