New group set to bring �250,000 to Exmouth in one year

EXMOUTH’S traders are being urged to join a group who say they are bringing nearly �10,000 of new businesses to the town every month.

BNI Exmouth, who have 18 members, meet every Wednesday morning at the Royal Beacon Hotel and expect to bring �250,000 worth of businesses to Exmouth in a full year.

Exmouth-based online travel agent Gilly Markham, said: “Since joining I have made many new contacts and received roughly �50,000 of business. The group is getting stronger each week.”

Stephen Marlow, of Marlow Accountants, has been a member from the start and said: “It takes time for such a group to gel, but once it happens then business evolves. This is business that you would not normally hear of. We have gained many new clients and the contacts locally and further afield are invaluable.”

Membership is now open to every type of business, although to avoid internal competition, there only of each type of business is allowed.

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Mike Elleston of the group said: “To get up every Wednesday and go to a breakfast meeting when it’s hardly daylight takes some stamina.

“This is what happens every week with 18 business people in Exmouth and it is paying dividends.

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“It is clear that as the members increase so does the business. It would be great to have more Exmouth businesses join the meeting and enjoy an excellent breakfast.”

The meetings start at 7am and for more information contact Vic on: (01395) 276052 or email

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