All attendees of BGB Expo will be contacted about booking into any of the sessions below, once you have registered to attend this event here
Seminar Registration is now being taken here
Expo Opening! - in the Best Mate foyer
10:00 - 10:15 BGB Expo opened by Tim Jones, Chair of Devon and Cornwall Business Council and Michelle Downey Head of thebestof introduced by Linda Bennett, thebestof Exeter
Seminar and Workshop Timetable
Seminar suite, 1st floor
10:30 - 11:10 Media Workshop - Using the power of local media
Panelists include BBC, ITV, Devon Life, Western Morning News, Express & Echo, Global/ Heart radio and Radio Exe
The panel will be chaired by Derek Phillips, Exeter Chamber of Commerce, who will open up the discussion to the floor for attendees to get ‘Free' tips and advice from the media.
11:30 - 12:05 Seminar: Local Business Success Stories
The panel will be chaired by Derek Phillips, Exeter Chamber of Commerce. This session will act as a business report on the state of the economy in Exeter, currently one of the few economies in the country still growing. Businesses include: Brewer Dolphin, John Shields, Love Local and also Exeter City Manager giving feedback on the success on the high street in Exeter.
12:05 - 12:25 Ask the Panel: Local Business Successes
Your chance to grill those businesses that have thrived, find out how they have done it and what makes them tick!
12:30 - 13:15 Exeter Chamber Lunch in the Desert Orchid restaurant
14:00 - 14:30 Digital Marketing Workshop
Free interactive workshop giving you useful tips on how to get more from LinkedIn by Organic Development
15:00 - 15:30 Social Media Workshop - Does Social Media work?
Panelists Optix Solutions and the Devon Air Ambulance Trust talk about the success of using Social Media to increase the awareness and donations to the trust. There is a lot as business owners that we can learn from this.
All of the guest panellists will be available to chat to attendees after each session.