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30 May 2012
Business Forum Mid Devon on Twitter

Lathwell joins Executive of Devon business group

Niki Lathwell, the chief marketing strategist, copywriting and PR bod at Lathwell & Associates, has today been invited to join the Executive Committee of Business Forum Mid Devon.

The Forum exists to:

  • Encourage local businesses to expand and new businesses to open in Mid Devon, thereby creating additional employment opportunities

  • Enable local businesses to get to know one another and help one another by working and trading together

  • Work with Mid Devon District Council to ensure that they play their part in listening to business needs and helping to create the right environment for local businesses to succeed. (Both the elected Leader and the Chief Executive of the Council are on the Forum's Executive Committee, giving the Forum a direct line of communication to, and influence with, local policy makers.)

Membership of BFMD is just £35pa, and offers numerous benefits, including educational meetings, business networking opportunities, listing in its online directory, promotion of members' events and access to MDCC councillors. Click here to read more.  

The Forum runs meetings every other month at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel - which are free for members and non-members alike to attend. At these very friendly evening events, attendees: receive a free buffet dinner, share best business tips and hear an expert speak on pertinent business topics. MDCC also provides an update on business-relevant matters, such as the development at J27.

In addition, Lathwell & Associates has been tweeting on BFMD's behalf for several months, and we're delighted to say we've just topped the 250 mark for followers - almost all of which are quality businesses and business folk in mid Devon, making this Twitter community a great extension to the valuable networking opportunity being created by the Forum.

Join the conversation @bizforummiddev We RT any tweets of interest to our followers and also tweet/RT any interesting activities and news from members.


Tags: Business, Copywriting, Devon, Lathwell, Marketing, MDDC, PR