Local businesses benefit from specialist advice at Basepoint Exeter’s Networking Hub Basepoint Exeter’s recent Networking Hub played host to speakers who offered insightful talks regarding employing people with disablities as well as an anaylsis on socal media.
Event speakers were David Honeybill from Pluss, a Social Enterprise that supports people with disabilites and disadavantage in employment. David highlighted how Pluss wants to include those furthest from the labour market and how the enterprsie offers specialist employment programmes to a variety of organisations.
David was followed by Ann Holman from Thinklab, who discussed ‘Social Networking - The
Myths and Its Future’, which provided insightful knowledge into the science behind social
networking and the real added value it can bring to businessnes.
So far, approximately 150 local businesses have attended Basepoint Exeter’s quarterly
Networking Hub since July 2011, and benefited from networking, meeting new people, and
generating new business – all for free.
Darren Rogers, Basepoint Exeter’s centre manager, said: “We were thrilled to see such a good turn out for our event. At the Networking Hub we aim to emphasise the importance of networking in order to promote growth and development of SMEs, and also provide fresh speakers to inspire and advise on business matters.”
The next event is scheduled for Thursday 19th July at 11am – 1pm. Attendees will also be
provided with lunch and refreshments. To book a place, please email email@example.com or call 0800 197 2994.
Based on the Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Basepoint Exeter provides high quality managed office space in friendly, purpose-built premises and on flexible terms. The centre provides a wide range of affordable small business units from 1-2 people up to an open plan 7,000 sq ft office. Facilities include meeting rooms, on-site catering, 24hour CCTV, site management, parking and a business support service. For further information please contact the centre or visit: www.basepoint.co.uk.