AFC Business hears of vital search and rescue work

The vital work of Dorset Search & Rescue (DorSAR) was explained to members of the regional business community at the AFC Business September breakfast networking event. DorSAR is the Official 2019/20 Charity Partner of AFC Business and Search Technician and Fundraising Officer Paul Martin was on hand at the AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium as the event’s keynote speaker. More than … Read More

Italian job for business community

The first event to be hosted by AFC Business in conjunction with a match staged by AFC Bournemouth has taken place at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Almost 70 business people attended the AFC Business Al Fresco Evening before the Premier League club’s penultimate pre-season friendly against Italian Serie A giants Lazio. They enjoyed the chance for networking in style in … Read More

Back to college for star defender Chris

Cherries star defender Chris Mepham joined in with young players at the latest Premier League Kicks session staged by the Premier League club. Project ambassador Chris attended a session for 15 participants on the 3G pitches at Vitality Stadium. Chris got involved by giving the teams a motivational talk, oversaw the five-a-side games and took part in a Q&A session … Read More

Boss Eddie says school visits keep his stars grounded

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has spoken of how visits to the community keep his star players grounded. The Cherries boss was keynote speaker at the annual Chairman’s Luncheon held at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Eddie told his audience of businesspeople in the Bubbles Champagne Lounge: “Being a Premier League player is a wonderful thing, but it’s like a bubble … Read More

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

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

Hotel group signs with Cherries for fifth year

AFC Bournemouth has signed up a leading local business for a fifth consecutive season. Village Hotel Club Bournemouth is continuing its partnership with the Cherries as Regional Supporters for the 2018/19 season. AFC Bournemouth partnerships manager Amy Brunton said:  “We are delighted to have Village Hotel Club Bournemouth back on board with us for a fifth year in succession. “We … Read More