Tuesday 12 October 2010

Green Marketing at The Riviera Business Club

The autumn / winter season is now in full swing at the The Riviera Business Club -RBC south of France.

On the 30th September they held a meeting at Saint Peters Chapel, Top floor, Port de la Sante,in the picturesque village of Villefranche-sur Mer east of Nice.The subject was "Facebook as on-line marketing tool" presented by Nick Thain. Nick is one of the hottest Facebook marketeers in the UK and shared some of his insights how to be effective with your company on Facebook.

Next meeting on the agenda is "Green Marketing" on Thursday 21st October at Banque Populaire Côte d'Azur, 457 Promenade des Anglais, Main Building Arénas, Nice Aeroport.

If you have a Green Marketing strategy, attitude and behaviour, it will position you not only better in the market, but your customer's loyalty will grow as well. Petra Steinke will present recent examples how Green Marketing can work for your business AND how to use this in your PR communication.

Petra Steinke has 15 years multicultural experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Sales and Marketing. Her experience with corporations in media, publishing, consumer goods and pharmacy, positions her to execute in a wide variety of industry sectors. With unique experiences that cover international markets such as German, Italian, Austrian, French and North American Markets, her detailed skills at developing the right PR campaign is incomparable.

Petra is founder of NEWSBROKER® Public Relations provides international PR services. Since 2005, NEWSBROKER® specializes as a pioneer in the promotion of sustainable lifestyles and the success of eco-friendly enterprise.

Entrance fee for Members: 30 € euro. Non members: 40 € euro

Then on Tuesday November 9th 2010 the meeting is "Rachel Elnaugh is coming to town!"

This is a co-hosted event with the EPWN, the European Professional Women's Network. They are proud to welcome Rachel Elnaugh: Entrepeneur, Writer & Author, Business Speaker, Consultant & Mentor. 'Inspiring, motivating and helper entrepeneurs achieve business success. This evening is hosted by SKEMA Business School in Sophia Antipolis business park.

Rachel Elnaugh is the entrepreneur who created the market leading experiences brand Red Letter Days at age 24 - which grew from nothing, on a shoestring budget, into a £multi-million turnover household name. Red Letter Days' fall into administration in 2005, after the over-expansion of the business in 2002, gained much media exposure and Rachel wrote about her experiences of adversity in business in her 2007 book "Business Nightmares". The book has since become the handbook for business survival for many struggling entrepreneurs.

Rachel won an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2002 and she was shortlisted for the 2001 Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year Award along with Barbara Cassani, Jo Malone, Sly Bailey and Chey Garland.

Rachel's appearance as a "Dragon" on the first two series of BBCTV's Dragons' Den in 2005 secured her celebrity entrepreneur status, which has resulted in over 300 engagements as a speaker and celebrity guest in the Enterprise Sector over the past five years.

Rachel Elnaugh is currently

Non-Executive Chairman of market leading children's mural company Walltastic, which she has helped take from front room start-up to a £1million + turnover company, now exporting to 28 countries
Non-Executive Director for the social enterprise The Small Business Company CIC, which empowers disadvantaged youths through enterprise
Non-Executive Director of Sustainable Bakewell CIC, which drives awareness and initiates projects connected to sustainable living in Bakewell and the Peak District

If you are in business in the south of France and want to meet international colleagues for very imforative meetings then you should consider joining the Riviera Business Club.

Originally The British Chamber of Commerce which was started in 1994 by a group of young British business people wishing to promote exchange with their French counterparts. Although "British", the Chamber sought to encourage not only British and French companies and sole traders - already well represented in the area, but also other nationalities present on the Côte d'Azur who can join and take advantage of the business facilities and contacts they can offer.

jml Training and Consultancy are members of the Riviera Buisinnes Club.

For more information go to their website at http://www.bccriviera.com/ or see the summary page Here

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