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3-Courses and a Free Bar for £21.95

This is your invitation to The Blend Christmas party at The Eastern on Tuesday 9th December.  It promises to be a brilliant evening. You will enjoy a 3-course banquet with an open bar for just £21.95 pp.  The menu is a 3-course banquet so you get to try all the dishes on the below menu: Starters PRAWN TAIL […]

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Growth Voucher grants
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How to Get £2,000 for Your Business

Most business owners I’ve spoken to have not heard of the Government’s Growth Voucher scheme.  This is a great scheme which, unusually, is open to every company and self-employed person in England who has been trading for over 6 months. Let me put that another way: anyone in business for over 6 months can apply […]

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The Phoenix Lunch Lands at The Oriental

This month, the prestigious Phoenix lunch takes place at The Oriental.  Guests will enjoy a 2-course Oriental banquet with wine at this popular Mailbox restaurant on Thursday 25th September.  The Phoenix is the most successful, long standing networking event in Birmingham.  This monthly lunch has been taking place for over a decade with a different […]

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Is Telemarketing Dead?

I always find it odd when people declare a long-established marketing channel as dead.  This seems to happen when a bright, shiny new channel comes along.  In the noughties, we saw the advent of social media with the birth of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. In the nineties, we had the development of the internet and […]

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Free Networking Event on 20th May

Just before the Easter break, I co-hosted the second networking evening at the new Pan-Asian restaurant in Wylde Green. The evening was loud and lively.  It is the first time I’ve seen someone start a speech by playing a set of bongo drums.  It was probably best summed up by Joan Goodger as “Brilliant night, brilliant food, […]

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Helping Hearts in Birmingham with Heart Research UK

Marketing the Midlands is pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting the “Helping Tiny Hearts in Birmingham” networking event on Wednesday 11th September from 5:30pm at The Oriental Restaurant in The Mailbox. We are co-hosting this “networking for charity” event to help raise funds for Heart Research UK. Heart Research UK is sponsoring a project […]

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Photo of woman shopping with marketing examples from the High Street
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Marketing Lessons from the Retail Sector for Every Business

Earlier this week, I wrote about my experience with T M Lewin’s VIP event and I made some observations on it.  You can read the full story on their recent marketing campaign here.  Today, I wanted to show how you can take the principles I discussed and use them in any business.  Let’s have a […]

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