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Member Events

As a free service to BFMD members, upcoming events [including associated adverts and links to relevant websites] can be listed here. If you have an event that you would like to publicise then please email details to

Free Social Media Workshop for Business

Mid Devon

19th February

  • 19th & 20th February 09:30 – 16:30

Gain a qualification and an understanding of how social media can be used by a business in order to make use of networks to engage with potential and existing customers.

Topics include:

• Understand how to use the major social media channels
• The specialist social media channels
• How to use social media to engage with an audience
• How a business uses social media
• Risks associated with using social media
• Set up and maintain social media for business use
• Create and maintain content to publish for business use
• Grow the use of social media for business use

LearnDirect/Heart of the South West LEP, secured funding from the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency. Devon has received this government funding to reduce skills shortages that can restrict business growth and to lead economic growth within the South West.

This funding runs out in July so make use of it whilst you still can!

Contact Pete Best for more information:
07733 315017

Pop Up Business Advice cafe

Cullompton Community Centre

22nd February

  • 10am to 1pm


Buy With Confidence is delighted to announce its first Pop Up Business Advice Cafe. With the support of Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards, we will be able to give you tailored support and advice that will help your business grow.

The cafe will be open from 10am -1pm, and experts will be available to answer your questions on the following:

• Civil and Criminal law
• Food and Product Safety,
• Food Labelling,
• Scams,
• Weights and Measures,
• New Business Start Ups
• Potential Funding Opportunities.
• Information on the Buy With Confidence scheme
• Partnership Opportunities
• And many more…

This a free event, with a relaxed and friendly environment. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to talk to a Trading Standards professional. And, of course, let us treat you to a hot drink and piece of cake!

Please find all of the info here

SW Business Expo 2018

Westpoint Arena, Exeter

15th March

  • 0930 - 1600

Come along and say hello at the BFMD stand, meet potential new customers and contacts and do some business. The South West Business Expo is the largest 1 day business expo in the South West connecting businesses from across region and beyond with over 260 exhibitors, keynote speakers and much more.

Admission is free if you register in advance:

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