News - December, 2017

Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter is forecast to be one of the UK’s fastest growing cities over the next three years, according to a new economic report. Strengths in ICT, professional services and real estate sectors are keeping the city flying high with utilities and renewables key growth drivers over the next three years. It is...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Christmas has come early for two local Devon based charities, The Mede and Dawlish Garden’s Trust, following the successful charity prize draw at Exeter Chamber’s Exeter Business Dinner in November. Guest speakers of the event, Charlie and AJ Courtenay (the Earl and Countess of Devon), nominated two local charities to receive...
Posted on: December, 2017
A pioneering robotics firm that is developing a state-of-the-art diagnostic and physical training machine has moved into Exeter Science Park. Sigma Technical was launched in 2016 by Engineer Mike Badley who, having honed expertise in special effects working on some of the leading Hollywood blockbusters from the last two decades, including...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
  Exeter’s businesses already know they’re onto something here in the heart of the West Country. Now the secret is out, with national reporting of the buzz, diversity and sheer quality of life that Exeter has to offer. With a young, diverse and rapidly expanding student population, rapid growth in high-value...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Rob Baxter, the Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby, will be the guest speaker at Hospiscare’s fundraising dinner in April at the University of Exeter. This unique evening will feature a talk from Rob on ‘Maximising Potential’, during which he will explain how the principles he has used on the rugby pitch...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
Bishop Fleming were thrilled to host their final Women in Business event of the year last Thursday at Riverford Field Kitchen, bringing together business women from all over the South West for a festive morning of activities. The morning began with an expertly lead wreath making workshop with Riverfords' Head Gardener...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
FOUNDER of Exeter PA Network, Kim Glover, has appeared at a prestigious international summit in Munich, where she spoke about the strategic role of personal assistants.   Kim was a speaker at the Benelux and DACH Executive Summit which took place over two days in Munich this month. The event, which is...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
It took Lidl, the fourth biggest supermarket in the world, little over 18 months to establish its largest UK distribution centre on the outskirts of Exeter, creating 500 jobs for local people. As part of The STEMM Cell presentations being held at Exeter Science Park, one of the bosses based at...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
The past six months have seen some exciting changes for the South West’s busiest multi-artform venue. With a large capital project to improve facilities on the horizon, and the launch of their public fundraising campaign in October, 2018 promises to be an exciting year for the city’s arts scene.   Exeter Phoenix’s...
Posted on: December, 2017
Section: Member news
  Chamber members are invited to swim for Hospiscare, on Saturday 10th March, 2018, at Middlemoor Police HQ Swimming Pool, Exeter. Hospiscare is a local charity, which provides professional care for patients with terminal illnesses and their families in Exeter, Mid and East Devon. For further details and booking information please visit the Hospiscare website.