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Register now for ERBID Tourism Exhibition 2020

Register now for ERBID Tourism Exhibition 2020

Organised by the English Riviera BID Company, the 2020 Tourism Exhibition will be held from 10am-1.30pm on Wednesday 18th March at the Riviera International Conference Centre. All stands are now sold so there are plenty of things to see and people to meet, so come on...

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Showcasing the next generation

Showcasing the next generation

Big thanks to the team at South Devon College who managed the 'Apprentice Takeover’ at our Breakfast meeting in February, in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week. Showcasing the next generation of local employees, the South Devon College’s apprentices took over...

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Destination Marketing – The English Riviera

Destination Marketing – The English Riviera

Big thanks to the 70+ people who came along to our meeting in January to hear Carolyn Custerson, Chief Executive of the ERBID, outline the ERBID's exciting  plans for promoting the English Riviera during 2020 and beyond. It was a fascinating talk, especially...

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Making progress in the South West

Making progress in the South West

A huge 160 business people joined us for the TBF Business Dinner on Thursday 7th November at the Grand Hotel in Torquay. Our thanks to special guest speaker, David Ralph, Chief Executive of the Heart of the South West LEP who gave an update about ‘Making Progress’ in...

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Training Myth-busters

Training Myth-busters

Many thanks to the Training Myth-busters, Sharron Robbie MD of Devon & Cornwall Training Providers Network and Kirsty Mottram from Serco, who were guest speakers at the November Business Breakfast. With over 25 years experience of working closely with businesses,...

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South Devon Business Awards 2019

South Devon Business Awards 2019

South Devon College were the big winners on a night when South Devon’s business community got together to celebrate success. The Paignton-based college was named the Outstanding Business of the Year, and retiring principal Stephen Criddle received a Lifetime...

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English Riviera Celebrates Tourism Excellence

English Riviera Celebrates Tourism Excellence

The winners have been announced amidst a night of celebration at the inaugural English Riviera Tourism Awards on 3rd October at The Imperial Torquay. A diverse range of outstanding businesses were presented trophies, with Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves receiving Gold...

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Brexit – is your business prepared?

Do you know what you need to do to get your business ready for Brexit? At the time of writing the UK is due to leave the European Union on 31 October, and there are a number of things businesses will need to do, particularly if there is No Deal. Torbay Council has an...

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Inspiring our community through learning for all

Many thanks to our October breakfast speakers, Laurence Frewin and Lynn Squire talking about South Devon College - The Next Decade. The College's mission is "Inspiring our community through learning for all"  and, with strong external partnerships, their business...

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England’s Seafood FEAST

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2018, the English Riviera BID are once again cooking up England’s Seafood FEAST, a banquet for all the senses. From 20th September to 6th October, businesses will be showcasing some of the best seafood in the world...

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