I am delighted to see that there is good news for UK manufacturers, as according to recent figures from the Markit PMI (Purchasing Managers Index), the sector is beginning to stabilise after it had declined in recent months. It prompted me to ask the question: “If you are running a traditional manufacturing business in the UK, where do you go to get advice or to bounce ideas off other business owners?”. Philip Drazen, of the Business Exposure Group thinks that his round table events could be just what manufacturing business owners need. Philip commented: “Business owners who attend our invitation-only … Continue reading UK Manufacturers urged to check out valuable round-table discussion groups
As Business owners and directors, we all have a variety of challenges facing us on a daily or weekly basis.
Some of these issues fit comfortably within our own sphere of expertise and we know instantly how to deal with them.
In some cases however, we come across issues that may need another level of expertise and maybe our own experiences don’t provide the solutions that we seek.
It is at times like this when we would ideally turn to an instant network of advisers that we had to hand, to whom we could turn – and more importantly, trust, to discuss our business issues with, without fear of the discussion being repeated elsewhere.
One place where I have recently found a perfectly acceptable solution to this dilemma is The Business Exposure Group who hold regular invitation only round-table business discussions across the North of England… Continue reading “Where can you find both valuable advice and top-quality connections?”
How to Generate Business using Social Media in the property and construction sector by David Lomas from M3 Media Publishing To be held at Just Property and Construction Networking event At 3.30pm – 5pm on Thursday 26th July 2012 Eanam Wharfe, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5BL As the digital publisher of Property Aspects Magazine David Lomas helps to generate business for clients who are working in property and construction. He will be holding a workshop on basic social media techniques specifically aimed at people working in that sector. He will be showing you simple methods of attracting and finding prospective customers using social forums … Continue reading Social Media – How to use it to generate business in the property and construction sector
Networking has become an intrinsic part of business development in the UK.
It is a vital way of building business relationships and thanks to the developments in communication technology, it has never been easier to connect with people.
Face-to-face networking is still probably the best means of developing genuine and lucrative business contacts, however social networking sites such as LinkedIn allow us to make instant contact with our newly-acquired contacts and, more importantly, enable us to do our research on them.
It does of course, secure exposure to a significantly bigger business network… Continue reading “Networking – Are you being selective with your time?”
We recently asked this question to the guests at a number of high-level discussion groups run by Business Exposure Group. We received a selection of answers from them and then enjoyed some stimulating conversation around the table. There was some valuable input from several participants. It would be good to hear your answers to the question and, if you are Managing Director or business owner in the North West or Yorkshire regions, it may lead to us offering a place to you as a guest at one of these very well-received business forums being held in Manchester and Leeds. Please give us … Continue reading What is the biggest issue facing you as a business owner?