Keeper Asmir talks to AFC Business Breakfast

  AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begović has told the region’s business leaders how his charity foundation and academy helps strengthen links between football and business. The giant Bosnian, capped 62 times by his country, was one of the keynote speakers at January’s popular AFC Business Breakfast event at the club’s Vitality Stadium. More than 100 people attended the first business … Read More

Star Dion heads for Cherries’ sporting dinner

Former England footballer turned TV presenter Dion Dublin will be the guest speaker at AFC Bournemouth’s next Sporting Dinner. He will be joined at the club’s Vitality Stadium on Thursday March 21 by England rugby union star Danielle ‘Nolli’ Waterman. The evening, sponsored by Frettens Solicitors, will be hosted by stand-up comedian Dominic Holland and tickets for the event are … Read More

Festive fare as AFC Business turns nine

AFC Business has celebrated its ninth anniversary with a Christmas lunch at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium. More than 100 entrepreneurs, decision-makers and businesspeople sat down to turkey and all the trimmings in the club’s Champions Top Floor restaurant AFC Business, the free to join business club with almost 1,800 members, is the engine for all the club’s commercial activities. The … Read More

Cherries stars join Premier League Kicks youngsters

Cherries duo Jefferson Lerma and Diego Rico have joined in with more than 40 young players at the latest Premier League Kicks session at Mudeford Wood Community Centre in Christchurch. Run by the AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust, the sessions – which are free of charge, open to all and held across the area – welcome young players on a … Read More

Inspiring wiring

Almost 100 delegates attended an important seminar organised by Wessex Electricals during Electrical Fire Safety Month.

Cherries partner is jewel in the crown

A family-run concept jewellery and watch business has renewed its partnership with AFC Bournemouth for the sixth consecutive season. Michael Matthews Jewellery Ltd, which has a showroom in Westover Road, is continuing as a regional supporter of the Cherries. The long-established company also sponsors AFC Bournemouth’s Player of the Month award. So it was apt that flying winger Ryan Fraser, … Read More

Teachers take inspiration from sporting stars

Teaching and support staff from across six Dorset schools came together for a special conference at AFC Bournemouth to learn from sport how ‘together, anything is possible’. The conference was organised by the Holt Teaching Alliance, part of east Dorset’s Heath Academy Trust, to inspire school staff that together they can transform children’s lives. Kicking off the event was the … Read More

Food for thought at AFC Business breakfast

Dozens of decision-makers and entrepreneurs gathered at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium for the AFC Business November Breakfast event. More than 90 business delegates gathered in the club’s Top Floor Restaurant for the popular networking event. The 7.30am to 10am event was hosted by AFC Bournemouth commercial director Rob Mitchell and partnerships manager Amy Brunton. The event was sponsored by AFC … Read More

Medhurst Communications reconnects with AFC Bournemouth for sixth, consecutive year

Medhurst Communications is supporting AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League Primary Stars project for a third, consecutive season. The Dorset, Hampshire and Cheshire-based IT specialist also continues to be a regional supporter of AFC Bournemouth and has been working in partnership with the club for the past five seasons. Premier League Primary Stars is a six-week project, delivered in schools by both … Read More

Six of the best for Cherries

Specialist broker Alan & Thomas Insurance Group has renewed its partnership with AFC Bournemouth for a sixth successive year. The Cherries’ Official Commercial Insurance Suppliers manage the club’s commercial insurance activities from their head office in Poole. AFC Bournemouth star striker Callum Wilson was on hand to present a commemorative shirt to the company’s Trading Director Mark Hasell at Vitality … Read More