Past Events


Below are past events and workshops in the area. Some past events have downloadable resources that were used in the event.


Starting your first Business Website

Tuesday 14th November - Okehampton
Business Information Point delivers this free workshop
A modern website is not just about delivering great quality content and building customer relationships, it’s about connecting with your customer base and expanding it.

This free workshop will look at the key principles that make a great website. By the end of the session you will have a good understanding of the different website solutions available.

You’ll also look at the typical costs of creating a website as well as how to build your own site that is effective and delivers a great user experience.


How to apply for Business Funding

Tuesday 14th November- Bridgwater

This free workshop will take you step-by-step how and where to apply for finance in order to raise your chances of a successful application.We will cover:

  • The various loan and grant funding options that you can access
  • What information lenders will require from you
  • What your bank manager (or other investor) will want to see
  • How you should present that information in order to obtain the loan / grant and the best terms available
  • We shall also discuss current grant funding opportunities (mostly outside of Exeter) – i.e. funds that do not have to be repaid.

Prepare your Business for the digital future

15.11.17- Ivybridge
21.11.17- Bridgwater

This free-to-attend event will explore:
  • How will the face of work change over the next 5-10 years?
  • New technologies for small businesses
  • Benefits of flexible working
  • The Internet of Things
  • Blockchain, Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies
  • Cyber trends
  • Digital marketing developments
The event will also include two taster workshops:
  • Microsoft Office 365 vs Google GSuite – which one best suits your business?
  • An introduction to managing projects with Trello, Slack and other free tools



Air Your Views On Planning

Wednesday 25th May
Has your application suffered through odd features of process or inconsistency or for any other illogical or unfair reason?....discuss it with us in a lively and enlightened atmosphere....

We are gathering information to present to the ENPA regarding improvements that could be made to planning process in the area.

Please notify us if you entend to come:

Business Exmoor AGM
Venue – 7pm at The White Horse, Exford 
Thursday 17 March
AGM, with presentation by Matt Gard of Davisons "Budget and General Tax Planning Update", Kindly sponsored by Davisons Accountants Speakers – Matt Gard of Davisons
Venue – 7pm at Davisons Accountants, South Molton

Meet your MP
TBA 2016 (This date is subject to confirmation)
An opportunity to meet and hear from the local Exmoor MPs Speakers – Peter Heaton-Jones (MP for North Devon) and Ian Liddell-Grainger (MP for Bridgewater)
Venue – The White Horse Hotel, Exford at 7 p.m.