BID COO Hosts Expert Networking Seminar

by | Sep 19, 2018 | News

Bournemouth Town Centre BID COO Hosts Expert Networking Advice Seminar

  • Providing insights into fundamental networking skills, Chief Operating Officer Paul Kinvig has personally hosted the Bournemouth Town Centre BID’s latest advice seminar.

Paul Kinvig, experienced networker, business person and COO of Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has hosted the latest in a series of free business advice seminars. Addressing local levy paying businesses, Paul focussed on the topic of Effective Networking with tips, insights and advice for beginners and experienced networkers.

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The two hour long Town Centre BID funded advice seminar took place at the Madding Crowd live music and entertainment venue located in Bournemouth’s Square. Supporting the town centre business community, the event aimed to increase attendees’ chances of building new and successful business relationships in the community.

Understanding the importance of business partnerships and how they can promote the collective growth of the local trading environment, Paul shared his advice on how to add value to each new connection gained whilst networking. This included everything from making a good first impression to breaking the ice, elevator pitches, important questions and follow-up.

Paul Kinvig, Chief Operating Officer at the Bournemouth Town Centre BID, said:

“I was pleased to personally facilitate our latest seminar, sharing my experience in networking and forming new business partnerships. At the BID we aim to help local businesses make the most of networking opportunities and form new partnerships to enable greater cooperation in our vibrant town centre community.”

Representing the interests of Bournemouth’s town centre business community, the BID has introduced a variety of projects to help the town centre compete effectively with other centres across the UK. These include dedicated business advice workshops, events, marketing, promotions, plus a Clean & Green initiative and a welcoming team of Town Centre BID Rangers. Working closely with town centre business, these activities will help to ensure that visitor numbers continue to rise.