Topic: Maximising PR opportunities within your business.
With Karen Morledge
Karen Morledge is a multi-award winning marketing and PR specialist who is passionate about enabling businesses to benefit from her 15 years industry experience and knowledge. Her informative talk will provide practical suggestions for attendees to realise opportunities within a business and some top tips of how to implement effective and efficient public relations yourselves.
Karen is the founder of Morledge & Co. which launches officially in April. Having set up a PR company in 2010 and growing it to a top 20 PR and marketing agency in the South West, she sold her business in 2017. However, she is delighted to now be back working with ambitious businesses in Somerset and beyond with her new venture; Morledge & Co.
Topic: An update on Cyber Security With Mark Burgess An update on the current risks and threats posed by cyber criminals to businesses in the UK. HWT provide businesses with strategic, pro-active IT services including IT support, Premium hosted desktops and web services. Our mission is to enable businesses to gain measurable benefits from technology through exceptional service levels and resilient IT strategies. https://www.hwt.co.uk/
Thursday 18th July
Topic: How to Double Your Profit in the Next 12 Months With John McCarthy
John McCarthy is based in Taunton and works across Somerset, Devon and Cornwall with ambitious business owners. He guides, motivates and holds them accountable to help them see and achieve the futures they want, both professionally and personally. As a performance coach, he helps people to rid themselves of unhelpful thoughts, to commit themselves to bigger goals, and to manage their way through the everyday mental, strategic and organisational barriers to get stronger and achieve better results.
With experience of sales and marketing, team engagement and strategic business development in blue chip corporate companies plus a background in the sports coaching industry, Military Physical Training Instructor (and as a competitive sportsman) his approach is energetic, empowering, no-nonsense and fun.
John’s Purpose: "My purpose is to help you to develop your good businesses into a “great businesses” by enabling you to break through your "glass ceilings" and achieve your most ambitious goals. I refer to my clients as "my team" because I am passionate about the results we achieve together.
ActionCOACH is the world's largest and most successful business coaching and training company. John is part of a global team of over 2,000 partners that are committed to growing local businesses and economies; always striving to be balanced, integral and honest.
9:10pm Word Gets Around Wildcard (10 Mins, 5 mins each)
9:30pm Meeting finishes with 'What's in the box?'
9:30pm Feel free to continue building relationships
Please note: We can only issue a refund up to 48 hrs before the event time due to food commitments with the venue.
"WGA networking has proved to be an incredibly helpful resource for building our business. It is a relaxed, friendly networking group which has given us the opportunity to meet loads of different people from every kind of business background in a way that is just not achievable in our day to day work. Nervous networkers need not be put off, this is a very welcoming group with a truly collaborative approach. There is no doubt that WGA has given us the opportunity to make really useful business connections and in fact the confidence to grow our business". Victoria Oerton Partner - Oerton Simm