News - January, 2020

Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Want to get the latest on the business environment and export opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LatAC)? Are you an experienced exporter thinking of expanding to a region full of vibrant and lucrative markets? The Department for International Trade (DIT) is delighted to invite you to join the 2020 edition of our...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
B2B Networking Seminars There will be plenty of time for networking, plus a highly informative health, wellbeing and mental health seminar. Our next event is on Thursday 27th  February 2020 between 2pm and 4pm. How do we find a solution to homelessness in our city? People find themselves homeless for many reasons, mental health,...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
The exceptional learners of Exeter College have been celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony held in the stunning location of Exeter Cathedral.   The Exeter College Awards 2020, supported by headline sponsors Foot Anstey and Willmott Dixon, aim to shine a light on inspirational achievements of students throughout the previous academic year,...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
The Devon County Agricultural Association staged its first ever Devon County Show in May in 1872 at Victoria Park, Exeter.  Despite a torrential downpour, which almost washed the President’s luncheon guests out of his marquee, that first show was a great success. Over 25,000 people attended to admire the 500 livestock...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
On 11 March, Alexis Conran of BBC’s “The Real Hustle”, will be visiting Exeter to speak at Bluegrass Group’s free one-day “Safety in the cloud” conference. Organised by Bluegrass Group, an Exeter based trusted provider of outsourced IT support services to SMEs across the UK, the conference is one of several...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Following the acquisition of King Wilkinson in January 2020, the General Practice team at Vickery Holman has been bolstered by the recruitment of another highly experienced surveyor. ‘We are delighted that Chris Sexton BSc (Hons) MRICS has decided to join us, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in commercial...
Posted on: January, 2020
The biggest barriers to South West businesses making the most of technology have been revealed. Cost, lacking the knowledge to make the right decisions and the time to focus on improvements to existing technology are the three top barriers according to a new survey. Exeter-based technology support and strategy firm Timewade carried...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
A key date in the south-west’s racing calendar is approaching with leading trainers readying their horses for Exeter Racecourse’s meeting on Sunday, February 9. With over £100,000 in prize money, and staged within a month of the Cheltenham Festival ™ presented by Magners, the meeting is recognised as an important last...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber of Commerce & Industry has announced Steve Campion, Vice Principal (Finance and Business Operations) at Exeter College, will be retiring from the Chamber board this month.  Mr Campion has been a director of Exeter Chamber since 2016, and is leaving Exeter to take up a national Further Education...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
The team at Peplows Chartered Accountants are excited and proud to have been shortlisted in the Legal and Financial category at the Exeter Living Awards 2020. The Awards, which have been taking place at Exeter University’s Great Hall for many years, celebrate the best of Exeter and are the business highlight...
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