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Forthcoming speakers for September, October and November 2016

We've been having a little summer break from monthly meetings but we will be back to normal in September. Our next meeting will be on Thursday 29th September and our guest speaker will be Benny O'Hanlon of Todds Leap. Our Member speaker is Paul McAlister, Architect.  You can find out more details and book your ticket here.   Local accountant, Edward... [READ MORE]

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Summer Special Offer – Bann Computing

Special Rates on all New Websites - for any website quote accepted during July and August 2015   Network member, Bann Computing are offering special summer rates on all new websites confirmed during the months of July and August 2015. If you need a new website or even a website redesign contact us this summer to avail of our special summer prices.... [READ MORE]

Forthcoming events and speakers

Guest Speakers for July, August and September 2015

We have some great guest speakers coming to the Business Network over the next few months and here is a quick taster for you. 30 July 2015 John Higgins – YB12 John Higgins is a professional trainer & coach and will talk about achieving the best year of your life.  He will discuss techniques and strategies designed to help you... [READ MORE]

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Is Your Online Presence Helping Your Business Grow?

The following article was originally written for Women in Business NI but is applicable to all businesses and well worth repeating here. Recent research revealed that 89% of the UK’s 64.1m population are now online.  Equating to an online audience of 57.3 million in the UK alone, brands and individuals need to question how effectively they use the internet to... [READ MORE]

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Change of Ownership, an Inspired Move!

Exciting News, Stamp Promotions became the proud new owners of local promotional merchandise business, Inspiration Communications based in Banbridge.  Network member Bill Cash announced the change by saying:  “Inspiration Communications will be taken over by the multi award winning company Stamp Promotions with effect from 3 April 2015.  STAMP is owned and managed by Andrea Martin and Tori Higginson and... [READ MORE]

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Future Guest Speakers for April, May and June

Guest speakers for the months April, May and June are confirmed as: 30 April 2015 - Mick O'Dell Inkwell Cartoon & Caricature 28 May 2015 - Stephen Brown Coasteering Guide, Firewalking Instructor and Develop of People and Teams 25 June 2015 - Lynda Willis of Customer Sense Training & Consultancy and a WorldHost facilitator These network events are all likely... [READ MORE]

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Shown below is the Notice of the Annual General Meeting, which has been rescheduled to take place on Thursday 26 February at 9am together with the procedure for nominations to Committee.    NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BANBRIDGE NETWORK (BANBRIDGE) TO BE HELD IN BANBRIDGE ENTERPRISE CENTRE AT 9AM THURSDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2015 AGENDA ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES NOTICE OF MEETING CHAIRPERSONS REPORT & FINANCIAL... [READ MORE]

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Sharing files has never been easier!

Sharing files has never been easier with the new service provided by network member Helios.  Using their new SendItNow service you can overcome the limits of email and send very large files (up to 2 gigabytes) and it's free! Many of us have face the limitation of trying to send a large file through the email and being limited to file sizes of... [READ MORE]

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Connect:Create Speed Networking – Event report

The network held a very successful Speed Networking event on 23 October 2014 with the help of sponsorship from the O2 shop in Banbridge operated by Trevor Curran.  The event was attended by 40 businesses travelling from across Northern Ireland and was lively, slightly noisy and great fun. The event was ‘compered’ by Bill Cash of Inspiration Communications and supporting... [READ MORE]

Pelican Picture Framing special offer


Network member Pelican Picture Framing have recently updated their website to include a new online shop.  The site developed in conjunction with Bann Computing includes details of their services, examples of some of their framing, a blog and the online shop.  The shop currently includes art, small ready-made frames, mounts, framing sundries and gifts. Rolf Lawson of Pelican Picture Framing... [READ MORE]