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Each Event

  • Seminars/business workshops before THE networking lunch - Coffee and networking from 10am and seminar starts at 10.30am (optional,always rewarding, included in the price and a great networking opportunity!)
  • Informal networking with drinks from 11.45am
  • Sit down for 2 course, served and structured networking lunch, every table is hosted, with drinks and coffee, from 12.30pm
  • Lunch speaker
  • Event finishes at 2pm
  • Getting the most from Business Network SW events

Cost of Events

Covering seminar, coffee, 2 course lunch with drinks (wine available) and coffee, numerous senior decision makers, event programme with delegate list and post event follow up details.  For 2016 Members £30 inc VAT and visitors £37 inc VAT

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  • Visitors can come and experience 2 consecutive events with no obligation to join. 
  • To attend future events membership is required. 
  • From £250 + VAT/year in Bristol
  • Membership can be paid monthly by Direct Debit using Gocardless.com
  • No joining Fee

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For Exeter events - Please contact Helen Bennett - Business Network Exeter - For your invitation

  • helen@business-network.co.uk
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  • 01803 328806

Diary of Bristol events below Click on the date to get more details

17 August 2016 - Old Down Estate, Bristol

Lansdown Place Wealth Management

Sharing the St James's Place story, deposits and inflation, and their unique approach to Investment Management and Market Volatility.

Seminar hosts

Andrew King

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Having worked in the Bank and Building Society sector for the last 20 years, providing financial advice I was pleased to join Lansdown Place Wealth in November 2012.I provide advice to directors, professionals and retired clients helping them with practical solutions to the financial issues that concern them most. 

My advice covers all areas of wealth management, including retirement planning, protection planning and investment planning. I also specialise in providing Later Life advice, including care fees planning. I am an Accredited Adviser with the Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA). 

As a consultant of Lansdown Place Wealth Management my emphasis is on maintaining a long-term relationship with my clients and to provide them with a source of trusted advice as their financial needs evolve over the years

Damon Fox

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I have been a Corporate Financial Adviser for nearly 25 years. Whilst providing a broad base of advice, I primarily work with Directors, Partnerships and Sole Traders. 

As a result, my advice mainly covers the protection needs of my clients businesses (including Ownership Protection and Key Person Protection), Retirement Planning and Investment Planning. 

I have always taken the approach of looking to establish long term relationships with my clients. I pride myself on being a trusted adviser to each of my clients, looking to help them address their financial needs over many years




Speaker: Steve Tasker - Your Finance Director

14 September 2016 - Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa, Bristol

Seminar host - Mark Leveridge

How To Build A Successful Business By Turning Your Customers Into ‘Fans’. 

“It is generally accepted that it should always be easier to sell to existing customers than it is to find new ones, yet surprisingly perhaps, many businesses expend far more time and energy pursuing new clients than they do nurturing the previous ones. 

In this seminar I intend to suggest a whole range of ways that you can develop your current customer database into a truly worthwhile resource, and how in doing so you can turn ordinary customers into true fans of you and your business. 

For the last 35 years I have been selling magic to magicians, a marketplace that by definition is limited in its scope – there just aren’t endless numbers of potential new customers! 

This has led me to develop lots of strategies and ideas in order to enable me to sell repeatedly to the same people, and I will explain what I have done and exactly how I have done it so that you will leave the seminar hopefully with plenty of new ideas to implement in your own business.”


Mark Leveridge is a member of the Inner Magic Circle with a gold star, which means that he has been recognised by his peers as one of the best magicians in the country - a true expert in his field. Specialising in performing close up magic at weddings, parties and corporate functions, if you want your event to leave a magical impression on your attendees then look no further

Mark performs his magic to small groups of people, carrying everything he needs with him - what he likes to call Strolling Magic. Because he is performing right next to his audience, they become totally involved - most people have never seen magic performed so close before! Mark might perform magic with your guest's ring, or make a ball appear in their hand, or actually get a spectator to apparently perform a trick themselves, all of which helps them to feel a part of the whole magical experience.

As well as this wonderful talent Mark is a fabulous businessman who has developed many successful strategies that have led to success over the last 30 years - so as well as maybe a bit of magic you will get some great insight  and ideas that can work in your business.



Speaker: Matt Richardson - Recognition Express

12 October 2016 - The Bristol Hotel, Bristol

Seminar Host - GWS Media

GWS Media is a Bristol-based digital marketing company dating from the year 2000. We work with all types of clients, local to international, and we have dedicated in-house departments with a wealth of expertise in web design, app development and online marketing.

 Offering  a full range of media services including the most current App Development services and new Responsive Web Design services.

GWS Media can improve your site's visibility through Social Media MarketingE-mail marketing and SEO services.

Twelve years of achievement

GWS has over twelve years' track record of producing highly effective Web sites, marketing material and campaigns that are integrated into a client's overall marketing strategy.

We specialise in search engine optimisation (SEO) and all aspects of online promotion including online reputation management.

We pride ourselves on our consistently high levels of customer satisfaction and repeat business.

Certifications and Associations

As a company, we ensure that quality is the foremost priority for our clients and boast a selection of business and industry qualifications:


Speaker: Mark Leveridge - Professional Strolling Magician

16 November 2016 - Old Down Estate, Bristol

Seminar host - Michael Evans - Beyond Consulting

Beyond Consulting 

Creating & delivering innovative marketing & business development programmes to help businesses achieve their strategic goals, get more sales and delight their customers.

From marketing campaign & social programmes, to CRM/CX system advice and marketing skills training.

I aim to create, deliver, train and hand over programmes, so my clients can be self-sufficient...if they want.

Speaker: Ken Abbott - Into the Image

14 December 2016 - Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa, Bristol

Seminar Host - Ken Abbott - Into the Image

Speaker: Bristol Business Network Charity