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Ignite 2020
  • Venaspace
    72 Paris Street
    EX1 2JY
Do you want to make 2020 the best year for not only your businesses growth but also your own personal growth? Yes? Well, come along.
Do you want to make 2020 the best year for not only your businesses growth but also your own personal growth? Yes? Well, come along.

About this Event

Ignite your passion for marketing!

Ignite 2020 is an Exeter based marketing seminar that is not to be missed! If you want to increase sales for your business and grow your own skillset, this is the event for you.

Ignite combines the key sectors of modern marketing with each speaker an expert in their own field, all our speakers are from local businesses and are ready to share their knowledge with you.

Do you want to make 2020 the best year for not only your businesses growth but also your own personal growth? If the answer is yes, come along to Ignite 2020.

The day will consist of five 30 minutes talks by industry experts, so make sure you bring a notepad because you will want to remember the advice.

Included in your ticket price is tea and coffee to keep your brain powered and a finger buffet to help feed your networking. (*minus booking costs and VAT)

Then, it will be the perfect time for you discuss all the new things you have learnt and most importantly network with both other visitors and with our speakers.

Start your new year off the right way and ignite your passion…

Ignite 2020’s Speakers


Dave Barr, South West Business Connections - Expose yourself to grow your business

Having spent 18 years running his own businesses in the marketing world and focusing on helping businesses growing their businesses he has a lot of experience and knowledge in this field and I love to share this to help others succeed.

One element of his business is Expos, they launched the annual business expo, South West Business Expo, back in 2012 and it has now become the 2nd largest business expo in the UK. He is a firm believer in the validity of Expos and will be sharing ideas and thoughts on how businesses can maximise their return by taking in part in these brilliant events, that do something no other marketing channel can do.


Find Dave on Twitter or LinkedIn.


Richard Carpenter, Carson TM – Is telemarketing the key to growing your business?

Richard is one of the Managing Directors at Carson TM, a Telemarketing company for smaller businesses who want low hour contracts, but still want fantastic results. Richard owns many other companies in and around the Exeter area.

Carson is a product of his experience, with Richard having worked as a director, non-executive director and ambassador of his own companies and other organisations.


Find Richard on Twitter or LinkedIn.


Darren Hepburn, Newzapp Communications - Five Email Marketing Quick Wins

A passionate email marketer, Darren has spoken at many popular trade shows and business exhibitions over the years and has written a variety of articles, blogs and whitepapers.

Darren has worked in Email Marketing for over 15 years, personally managing over 750 NewZapp accounts and 1000’s of email campaigns in that time. Working with clients such as Exeter City Football Club, Network Rail, Leeds University, TEDxExeter, Exeter College, Babcock LDP and Peugeot.


Find Darren on Twitter or LinkedIn.


Richard Jenkins, ETS – How to Maximise Your Results with Customer Service

Richard is the CEO of ETS in Exeter, a long standing, highly successful South West based independent training provider and registered charity. 

Throughout his career he has always acted in the belief that for any type of organisation to operate effectively it must have a positively charged and inquisitive team; He advocates the ‘Leader Leader’ (Self-empowerment) concept whereby having the right controls, clarity of vision, strong values coupled with competency will equal success for all concerned. 


Find ETS on Facebook or Twitter and find Richard on LinkedIn.


Nigel Wilkinson, WNW Digital – How to Get the Best Results from Your Digital Marketing!

Nigel is the managing director of WNW Digital, a digital marketing and web development company in the heart of Exeter. WNW Digital has been running for 19 years and with years of experience before this, Nigel has covered most aspects of the industry.

Nigel works closely with his clients to improve their online sales and enquiries through their use of marketing techniques and the effectiveness of their website. If you want a new website or want to know about the latest digital marketing technique, Nigel is your man.


Find Nigel on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Schedule for the Day

9am: We will welcome you into the seminar room with coffee and tea.

9:30am: The talks will begin, with regular breaks for top-ups of coffee accounted for.

12:15pm: The talks finish and a finger buffet will be served along with time for Networking!

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