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Keynote speaker for Expo

By Herald Express  |  Posted: May 22, 2014

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PLANS are now well under way for the Devon Business Expo 2014 which will be staged at the Matford Centre, Marsh Barton, Exeter on June 5 and there are still some stands available for exhibitors.

Organisers are delighted to announce their keynote speaker will be Michelle Downey, head of thebestof.

Her theme will be 'Standing out from the crowd' and will include 10 tips businesses can use to improve their performance and indeed make them stand out from their competitors.

Michelle Downey began her career in travel working for some major travel brands in marketing and business development. Headhunted by the Travel Counsellors franchise in 2003, Michelle went on to provide training and development for this growing business.

Realising her entrepreneurial strength and ambition she then went on to work for serial entrepreneur Nigel Botterill and for the last eight years has been influential in growing thebestof.co.uk.

In her latest role, she heads up award winning thebestof – managing a network of international franchises and providing a marketing solution for more than 30,000 businesses.

Dave Barr, managing director of franchise thebestofExeter, and organiser of the Expo, said "I am delighted Michelle has agreed to join us as our keynote speaker.

"She has a wealth of experience, is very knowledgeable and a very entertaining speaker too. I am sure anyone in business who attends her session will come away with a lot of really useful information to them grow their business and increase their profits."

There are still some stands available for exhibitors. For more information, log on to www.devonbusinessexpo.co.uk or call 01392 349130.

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