News - September, 2018

Section: Member news
  DESCRIPTION Congestion is costing Exeter an estimated £63 million per year. Its impacts, however, stretch far beyond an economic bottom line. Exeter City Futures has been working to co-create solutions to the city's energy and transport challenges, and is excited to be collaborating with Volans, Innovate UK and The University of...
Description The University of Exeter Business School is very pleased to be joined by Innovate UK and Volans for an evening discussing breakthrough innovation and the future of our cities. Please join us for wine, snacks - and with your help - good conversation. Context We live in what New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman calls ‘the age...
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  Business consultancy and operations specialists, South West Growth Service, are offering all Exeter Chamber members a compelling offer for training on lean operations. Lean operations are essential for all organisations that are looking to scale up, removing wasteful activities that do not contribute to the customer experience or the bottom line....
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                                       Have you ever thought about buying artwork for your business? Art can serve to benefit a business on many levels, specifically to the workforce and clients. Art has an intrinsic value, enabling...
  Following the hugely successful event in 2016, the organisers of Venturefest South West are exploring options for an event in early 2019.  The 2016 event was a showcase of the cutting-edge innovation and entrepreneurship coming out of Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. The event brought over 600 entrepreneurs and businesses together with...
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The former EA to the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will share his extraordinary story to inspire South West admin professionals. The PA Network Development Conference is proud to host four industry speakers aiming to encourage insight into emerging best practices, personal development and valuable productivity hacks.   PLACES are...
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After nearly 13 years as Chief Executive of local charity Hospiscare, Glynis Atherton, 63 from Exeter, is stepping aside this September.  Retiring from a role which Glynis described as “the best job I’ve ever had,” Glynis shares her thoughts on why hospices are so important, the evolution of care and...
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Jump racing is back at Exeter Racecourse on Thursday, 11th October and early birds can pre-book Grandstand and Paddock tickets for just £10 each until noon on the 11th September. There’s a whole new look to greet racegoers following major rebuilding work during the summer. It’s been four months of restructuring,...
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  Libraries Unlimited, the Devon-based charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay’s library services, is looking for a new Chair of the Board of Trustees.   The charity has been led by Chair Julie Dent CBE since ‘spinning out’ of the local authority to become an independent organisation.  Julie has significant professional experience...
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Exeter College has unveiled ambitious plans to open an exceptional £2.4 million Gym and ‘New York’-style Dance Studio.  Alongside this development, new space for music technology, art and information technology will be created, transforming the space that had previously housed the previous gym and dance floor. The new Gym and Dance Studio...