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The Business Network Banbridge - 24 November 2016

The Business Network

Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 07:30 to 09:00 (GMT)

The Business Network Banbridge - 24 November 2016

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The next monthly meeting of The Business Network (Banbridge) will be held in the Conference Room of the Banbridge Enterprise Centre, Scarva Road, Banbridge on Thursday the 24th November 2016 registration is open at 7.30am and the meeting starts at 7.45am.  

Guest speaker – Louise McCreesh, Rocket Van Rocket Van Food

Having worked for ten years in radio and television production, Louise McCreesh chose a very different career path along with her fiancé Davy Smith.  The couple who are to be married at the end of September decided to start their own gourmet food business, selling nutritious salads and delicious sandwiches to the world at large. 

Rocketvan was launched in July 2016 at The SOMA Festival in Castlewellan and received excellent feedback on its food and concept - Davy and Louise are all about fresh, healthy, quality food. 

Louise will speak about the steps that she and Davy took to research, plan and fund their new business and how they hope to grow a local customer base for both their lunchtime delivery service and their outside catering service which provides tasty platters of sandwiches to neighbouring businesses in the area. 

Member speaker – Maike Dring, Essential Wellbeing photo Maike Dring

Maike Dring, M.I.F.P.A., A.B.T.I. of Essential Wellbeing specialises in Pain Relief, Stress Management, Relaxation Therapies and Trauma Release.

With over 20 years’ experience in the Health Care sector, her clients broadly divide into three sectors: private clients, workplace and schools/community organisations.  She provides treatments, talks and training events for professionals and the public.

Her therapeutic workload mainly focuses on muscular-skeletal issues, i.e. reducing pain and discomfort, improving body movement, however restoring a positive emotional state is often a welcome side effect!

Private Clients attend with back pain, sciatica, neck & shoulder restrictions, knee & ankle pain, sports injuries for example. Typically just 3 sessions restore function and resolve pain for clients.

For the Workplace Essential Wellbeing offers treatments, talks and workshops, enabling companies to substantially reduce the cost of absenteeism due back pain, chronic pain and other stress-related issues.

In Special Needs Schools she uses a combination of therapies to improve pupils’ behaviour as well as physical and emotional health.

There will also be an Emmett Technique demonstration today, provided there is a willing volunteer!


Visitors are always welcome.  The attendance fee includes a light breakfast - Members £3.50 and Visitors £5.00, payable at the event. 

Please confirm your attendance by registering for this event here.  Further information can be obtained by ringing 028 4066 2260.

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Banbridge Enterprise Centre
Scarva Road Industrial Estate
BT32 3QD Banbridge
United Kingdom

Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 07:30 to 09:00 (GMT)

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The Business Network

The Business Network

The Business Network is a network which has been jointly founded by local business owners.

It exists to support local business owners in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon council and surrounding areas by providing a networking, discussion and education forum, generating referrals and business leads, providing mutual support, sharing new ideas and business opportunities.

Every local business has the opportunity to participate in the Network. The network's strength is its informality and openness.

The members of The Business Network always look for opportunities to refer or promote other members businesses wherever possible.

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