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on 05/03/2013 - 01:28 pm
In a few months time the Connect Brunch will be born as a way to build business connections, increase business awareness and obtain attendance of those businesses which are serious about what it is they do, and what it is they are after.
The networking and business exhibition debate looms ever more; in that do such things attract any business? Do the right people turn up to such events? No-one will ever settle on a common ground because everyone's views are different.
The one thing which many will know is that things have to change; networking attracts a vast number of businesses some of which are good, bad or indifferent. Whichever they are, the term networking was originally ...
on 01/03/2013 - 08:00 am
The very first Connect WM Business Exhibition took place on the 27th February 2013 having originally chosen The Clarendon Suites for its location for ease of parking, its central locality and ease of access within the building itself.
At the point of booking, and in fact right to the exhibition day itself we had only really ever dealt with The Clarendon Suites General Manager Diane Hennessy who was first class in her understanding, her guidance as to how best layout of the exhibition hall, and use of further rooms within the venues whole facility.
But when we come to the day itself, never could we have imaged beforehand that the attention to detail, the understanding of what wa ...
on 28/02/2013 - 10:24 pm
Some may know that the whole Connect WM ethos is trying to find the right businesses for each other to be able to work together which in turn provides either a positive midterm result or long term working relationship.
We set up our first Connect WM business exhibition solely with this in mind and did not allow any cross over’s of exhibitor main service trading areas.
Also we promoted 3 seminars taking place throughout the day for industry bespoke products / services (Energy Saving – Business Advice – Finance) to help local businesses as opposed to what is seen as the normal way of promoting seminars which is that of individuals, as we believe it’s the actual produc ...
on 22/06/2012 - 03:10 pm
Forwardline Marketing Ltd as the name suggests are a marketing company based over in Rugeley, Staffordshire and has been operating for a number of years. Recently they added an addition to their business, a service to incorporate events calling this aspect of their business Forward Events through which they are looking to host and promote events up and down the country.
Last Friday (15/06/2012) saw them hold their first event, held at the Aston Villa Football Ground and incorporated a business exhibition, multiple seminars and speed networking.
We attended two of the seminars, which covered Social Networks and Online Success.
The Social Networks – How exposed ...
on 22/06/2012 - 08:01 am
There are many business related events, which happen throughout the West Midlands region on a monthly basis. Such events offer the ability for local businesses to engage in many things such as networking, training as well as identifying who might be potential customers.
Events such as business exhibitions in the West Midlands also provide local businesses with the perfect undercover disguise through which assists those in identifying who their competitors are, as well as what they offer over and above what they themselves offer.
Business organisations, business event companies as well as people groups organise events – some going out their way to put their own twist o ...
on 19/06/2012 - 05:19 pm
Last week saw us attend a half-day event about social media held at the Crown Plaza in the centre of Birmingham.
The event was well constructed and focused on the three main aspects of usage within social media, namely Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Presentations took place detailing what’s viewed as the correct usage of the various social media aspects explaining how things such as the different usage of language and grammar is important within posts and updates.
LinkedIn is aimed more towards professional usage through which people look to build and grow their contact base in order to sell themselves, their products and services. With member individuals lo ...
on 27/05/2012 - 11:32 am
There seems to be a new trend occurring at networking meetings, well to be honest it may not be new at all just that we haven’t really noticed before as it’s been a while for us since attending some networking meetings.
What we’re referring to, is the apparent ignorance of some people at networking meetings who seem to think that they have a right to barge into the middle of a conversation without even a “sorry” or “excuse me”.
One example while attending a networking event in the middle of Birmingham only last week, saw us talking to someone we’d never met before and we were engaging in polite chit chat as you do.
on 11/05/2012 - 10:07 am
This week saw us head over to visit the new Bournville College to have a meeting with a number of its personnel as well as a tour around the college and its facilities.
For those that may not beware Bournville College used to be situated on the Bristol Road between the Selly Oak and Northfield areas of Birmingham.
In August 2011 it moved to its new £63 million purpose built facility on what once was part of the old MG Rover site, and in all honesty as you drive down the Bristol Road towards the Lickey Hills you will not be able to miss the new college as it is colourfully situated by the main set of traffic lights where you turn left for Longbridge Train Station.
on 30/03/2012 - 01:38 pm
During the week saw one of the Connect WM team head over to the Birmingham Thistle Hotel which is positioned within the City Centre by the Children’s Hospital for a scheduled meeting with Tara Sanchez who is the new Sales Manager for the hotel.
As many people will know the road layout within a certain section within Birmingham City Centre has changed over recent years and it is within this area where the Birmingham Thistle Hotel is placed.
Many of you like us may be familiar with the ‘Royal Angus Hotel’ as being the name of a city centre location hotel, well the biggest shock for the oldies out there was that the Hotel ceased to be known as the Royal Angu ...
on 29/03/2012 - 06:59 pm
Today we paid a visit to the Business Growth Show which was held for the first time at ‘The Clarendon Suites’ just off the Hagley Road Birmingham.
The event was very well attended with early indications showing that a reported 300 plus attendees physically turned up from the 500 or so that actually said they were going to attend.
The Clarendon Suites boasts “that it is the perfect Birmingham venue for every occasion” which is something that you may initially take with a pinch of salt – but once you have looked around its interior and identified what it is that it has to offer, you will undoubtedly be amazed how something of such a calibre is l ...