Month - February 2010

Central London networking ‘fest’

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So, the BNI Big Breakfast has come and gone. Over 400 BNI members and guests gathered at Lord’s Cricket Ground this morning for almost five hours of networking and presentations. Most of the Clerkenwell Chapter was there in force and we’re all looking forward to the imminent launch of BNI...

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SEE What You’re Buying Into

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Our graphic designers and printers Calverts, today found out that they are in the first cohort of companies to get the SEE (Social, Ethical and Environmental Transparency) accreditation. These days, corporate, government and third sector clients alike want to know whether they are dealing with a socially responsible supplier. Calverts already has a...

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BNI Big Breakfast, Lords

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Just a few days now until the BNI Big Breakfast at Lord’s Cricket Ground. As this is such an important event, the Chapter will not be holding it’s usual meeting this Thursday but preparing itself for the main event the next day. Well over 400 people from Chapters all over...

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BNI Clerkenwell meets Brazil

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Olà! Last Thursday evening, thanks to fellow Clerkenwell-member Jean Liggett I was lucky enough to attend a Brazilian property event hosted by Jean’s company Sunsplash Homes in partnership with Kapital International Investments and represent my company Currency Solutions. Although the rain was giving the Westminster streets outside a pretty good...

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Jean on a Reconnaissace Trip in Cape Verde

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Greetings from Sal Island in Cape Verde, a former Portugese colony (written on 10/02/10 whilst in Cape Verde) A photo will follow. I need to sort out how to reduce the MB on my photos. Help from the Group please! I took a Thompson Airways flight from Gatwick, which was...

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Valentine’s Day comes early

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It was quite nice to arrive at BNI this morning to find put chapter festooned with heart-shaped chocolates and post-it notes. Valentine’s Day has come early! Heart-themed 60 second presentations abounded, led off by the inimitable Mr. Wonderful (himself: John Magee), and Anuschka wore her heart on her sleeve today:...

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From Charles, the photographer

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—– an on the road post. While at the chapter this morning, I used my Iphone to post this short blog. I took some photos from the Valentine’s Day theme, too, which I will upload shortly! It was a great and fun meeting today, with three visitors who all said...

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Chocolate Brioches with Alison

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This morning, florist Alison Trickey of Pollen Nation – Clerkenwell BNI’s newest member – met Sion Whellens of Calverts (an old lag, at nearly 10 years) and was taken on the grand tour of the East End’s most famous graphic design and printing co-op. What would a florist have in common with a...

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13 Not Out

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Like one or two others, I am now in my thirteenth year at BNI Clerkenwell. Over that time, I have witnessed dramatic changes both in the make up of the Chapter and the way business is conducted. I still remember very clearly that  meeting at the Finsbury Business Centre in...

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