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Testimonials from our members – the ones who make The Business Network what it is

Probably best networking event I have been too and I have attended a fair few.
Sarah Summers
WBW Solicitors LLP
The Business Network in Exeter and elsewhere is unfailingly supportive of business. A great place to make new contacts and cement business relationships. I would recommend this network both to new and established businesses.
Maureen Cable
Helpline Limited
A dynamic business network group. Lots of opportunities to meet and development business relationships with a diverse group of like minded business people. Helen and Russell Bennett, who run the group, work tirelessly to make every meeting special and beneficial for all. I highly recommend this group!
Gavin Ball
Gavin Ball - Later Life Planning
You definitely run the best networking group in the area.
Emma Baker
WBW Solicitors LLP
Helen and Russell are genuinely the nicest, best connected, high level introducers. The events are fun, interesting and full of like minded business owners and influencers. They care and are able to join the dots enabling fantastic collaborations to develop. At Olympus Power we have benefited and helped in equal measure which I believe are their core values of trust and integrity of the network. Keep up the fine work.
Simon Vassall
Olympus Power
Vu have been a part of the EBN for several years now and have found the network full of highly engaging professionals and organisations. Russell & Helen have set the standard for engagement by meeting and connecting us with useful businesses across the country, and keep a professional yet personal tone and format to lunchtime networking. Recently (due to Covid19) we have had to transition to online meetings, this has allowed our Exeter network to become a national network with the combination of 3 local networks across the UK, and the format has been really engaging and interactive compared to other online networking groups I have attended.
Dom Cooper
Vu Online Ltd
Helen & Russell Bennett are incredibly kind, helpful and and insightful people and The Business Network has helped me connect with other like-minded people and communicate with people from top businesses nationwide. A big thank you to both Helen and Russell for their amazing work!
Hugh Murthwaite
A really warm, friendly and welcoming network for both experienced and new networkers. Helen and Russell are fantastic at connecting people and always put on a fantastic event allowing members to get the most of their membership. We thoroughly recommend this network to all business decision makers wanting to make new connections in a truly supportive environment
Stephanie D'Albiac-Reay
Labyrinth Computers Ltd
Helen and Russell are lovely and incredibly supportive. I have generated plenty of business through the Network but even if I hadn't, the company, networking and learning would have made it worthwhile being a member just by themselves!
Sarah White
Sarah White - Virtual Assistant
Having attending The Business Network in person and online events for nearly two years I would recommend anyone who wants to grow their network to join and get involved. I have met some amazing business people and created lasting personal and business connections! Helen and Russell are amazing at connecting people and put on really special events!
Rosie O'Neill
Marsh Commercial
Joining The Business Network was one of the best moves I ever made. Through The Business Network, I have found a number of trusted suppliers and some very good customers. Not only that but the complimentary morning seminars are a valuable source of information on business trends and ideas.
Ian Smith
Winning Tenders Ltd
The Business Network Exeter is one of several business networks that I've attended in the South West and it is by far the best in my opinion. Helen and Russell are the perfect hosts and provide access to an extensive national network of businesses. There are both virtual meetups and (in non-COVID times) face to face meet-ups at various venues. The meetings include plenty of opportunity to meet and chat to other business owners and some great, insightful presentations from members, as well as a tasty lunch. I would recommend The Business Network Exeter to any business owner who is looking to extend their network both within and beyond the region.
Richard Wain
Vu Online Ltd
Helen, You run such a great network event it is always easy to refer people to it.
Alison Jenkins
SW Business Support Solutions Ltd

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