Granby Business Breakfast is recipe for success

Just under 40 guests attended the latest meeting of the Granby Business Breakfast at Weymouth Football Club.

Battens Solicitors launched the new initiative with Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce to boost business on and around the industrial estate.

The second meeting of the networking group heard from speakers Anita Luque of Advoco chartered tax advisors and accountants, Andrew Knowles of Dorset Social and Mats Hansson of the Hansson Chiropractic Centre.

Cherise Luke -Bennett, Senior Associate Solicitor at Battens, said: “Our second business breakfast was another very successful event.

“The attendance was as good as our first breakfast with many people coming back and some new faces.”

Jon Dobson, Senior Associate Solicitor-Advocate at Battens’ Granby office, added: “The feedback so far has been great.

“People have told us that they have enjoyed the varied and interesting speakers and, in particular, the networking and informal and friendly atmosphere.

“Some attendees have said that they have spoken to other business who hadn’t known that they existed.

“The more local businesses attend, the greater opportunities there are to find out what each other do, develop good relationships and do more business locally.”

Granby Business Breakfast

The next Granby Business Breakfast is slightly earlier in the month due to Easter, on Tuesday March 22 from 7am to 8.30am.

Casterbridge Speakers and Emma Sadiwskyj from the Business Travel Network will give presentations.

There will also be the usual Meet the Neighbour spot and the chance for extended networking before and after the presentations.

Cherise concluded: “We would encourage people to book up sooner rather than later as places are going quickly.”

Battens opened a new office on the Granby at Oxford Court last summer.

The cost to attend the Granby Business Breakfast is £8, including a hot buffet.
Bookings close at midday on Friday March 18.

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