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Free Business Networking in Newport, South Wales…

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Free Business Networking in Newport – Online Social Networking for Businesses in Newport…

City Business Links – Newport are looking for some early adopters to join their online business networking platform for Newport Businesses to network, for FREE Online, with other Newport, Torfaen and Monmouthshire Businesses.

If you are looking for Free Business Networking in Newport then this platform is ideal for you.

The system usually costs from £60 a year to join (a much lower cost than physical networking), but you can currently have access to network for FREE, on a three month FREE TRIAL.

In Addition to the 3 months FREE TRIAL, we are also looking for 20 Newport Influencers to join the platform on the top level annual package (worth £395 per year) for helping us to grow and promote the online business networking platform for Newport. There are a few tasks that must be agreed in order to benefit from the FREE G20 Access so please get in touch if you require more info (Email: maconsultancy1@gmail.com).

The Newport, City Business Links online business networking platform is new, so does not have many members currently but once you have signed up to use the 3 month free trial you can invite others to join you on the system and hopefully with your help and that of the G20 (as above) we can all help to make this an integral part of the Newport Business Networking seen and Newport Business seen in general.

Why Use the Online City Business Links platform for Networking in Newport?

Here are some reasons for joining the Newport City Business Links Online Business Networking Platform:

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  • Get connected in your city – Newport, Torfaen & Monmouthshire

Connect with like-minded business owners throughout your city

  • Find potential suppliers & customers in Newport, Torfaen & Monmouthshire

Find more business in your city and get your business noticed

  • Promote your business across Newport, Torfaen & Monmouthshire

Get business referrals & build relationships for FREE

  • Access the latest Buiness events in Newport, Torfaen & Monmouthshire

Stay up to date and connected at all the best events

  • Access the latest business discounts

Save time and money by accessing the latest member discount offer of 3 months access for FREE.

Please visit http://newport.citybusinesslinks.com and select the “Join for FREE” Green button to register your details on the Newport City Business Links Online Business Networking Community Platform.

If you are interested in becoming a G20 member for Access to the top level annual membership (worth £395), and would like to be sent the criteria for this please email for more info (with G20) in the subject field to: maconsultancy1@gmail.com .

You can also join the Cardiff City Business Links if you are interest in that area too – http://cardiff.citybusinesslinks.com

Thanks for your support

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For more about our Website Marketing Training or Social Media Marketing Training please follow one of our links to the MA Consultancy Website who the Training is performed by.

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Free Business Networking in Cardiff, South Wales…

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Free Business Networking in Cardiff – Online Social Networking for Businesses in Cardiff…

City Business Links – Cardiff are looking for some early adopters to join their online business networking platform for Cardiff Businesses to network, for FREE Online, with other Cardiff Businesses.

If you are looking for Free Business Networking in Cardiff then this platform is ideal for you.

The system usually costs from £60 a year to join (a much lower cost than physical networking), but you can currently have access to network for FREE, on a three month FREE TRIAL.

In Addition to the 3 months FREE TRIAL, we are also looking for 20 Cardiff Influencers to join the platform on the top level annual package (worth £395 per year) for helping us to grow and promote the online business networking platform for Cardiff.  There are a few tasks that must be agreed in order to benefit from the FREE G20 Access so please get in touch if you require more info (Email: maconsultancy1@gmail.com).

The Cardiff, City Business Links online business networking platform is new, so does not have many members currently but once you have signed up to use the 3 month free trial you can invite others to join you on the system and hopefully with your help and that of the G20 (as above) we can all help to make this an integral part of the Cardiff Business Networking seen and Cardiff Business seen in general.

Why Use the Online City Business Links platform for Networking in Cardiff? 

Here are some reasons for joining the Cardiff City Business Links Online Business Networking Platform:

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  • Get connected in your city  – Cardiff

Connect with like-minded business owners throughout your city

  • Find potential suppliers & customers in Cardiff

Find more business in your city and get your business noticed

  • Promote your business across Cardiff

Get business referrals & build relationships for FREE

  • Access the latest Buiness events in Cardiff

Stay up to date and connected at all the best events

  • Access the latest business discounts

Save time and money by accessing the latest member discount offer of 3 months access for FREE.

Please visit http://cardiff.citybusinesslinks.com and select the “Join for FREE” Green button to register your details on the Cardiff City Business Links Online Business Networking Community Platform.

If you are interested in becoming a G20 member for Access to the top level annual membership (worth £395), and would like to be sent the criteria for this please email for more info (with G20) in the subject field to:maconsultancy1@gmail.com .

You can also join the Newport City Business Links if you are interest in that area too – http://newport.citybusinesslinks.com

Thanks for your support

Upcoming Business Networking Events in South Wales for April, May & June…

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PR and Networking Training Event at Bierkeller Cardiff, South Wales

Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, CF10 1LA

6 April 2017

14:00pm – 18:00pm

£22

Ladies Business Women’s Lunch at Giovanni’s Restaurant, Cardiff, South Wales

8 Park Pl, Cardiff CF10 3DP

21 April 2017

12:30pm – 14:30pm

£20

Introbiz Business Networking Club at Hensol Castle, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales

Hensol Castle Park, Hensol CF72 8JX

28 April 2017

7:30am – 9:30am

£20

Business Women’s Networking Lunch at Duchess of Delhi, Cardiff Bay, South Wales

6 Bute Crescent, Cardiff CF10 5AN

5 May 2017

12:30pm – 14:30pm

£20

Web Training and Business Networking Event at the Cardiff Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, South Wales

Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1EZ

11 May 2017

14:00pm – 18:00pm

£22

Business Networking Event & Ladies Lunch at Le Monde, Cardiff, South Wales

60 – 62 St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1FE

19 May 2017

12:30pm – 14:30pm

£20

Business Networking Breakfast at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, South Wales

Mill Ln, Cardiff CF10 1EZ

26 May 2017

7:30am – 9:30am

£17

Cashflow Training Session at the Cardiff Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, South Wales

Mill Lane, Cardiff CF10 1EZ

1 June 2017

14:00pm – 18:00pm

£22

An Evening with Pele, in Cardiff, South Wales

Cambria House, Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF11 8TW

2 June 2017

18:15pm – 23:00pm

Business Networking Event & Ladies Lunch at St. David’s Hotel, Cardiff Bay, South Wales

Havannah Street, Cardiff, CF10 5SD

9 June 2017

12:30pm – 14:30pm

£25

Please find out more about the different types of Business Events available to our Introbiz members:


For more about our different networking & Business Events in South Wales please see our website.

Business Expo – Introbiz Expo 2017


For more about our Business Expo please see our Expo Website.

DR-SR Beauty Clinics in Newport

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ANTI -WRINKLE INJECTIONS FROM BEAUTY CLINIC IN NEWPORT

Botulinum toxin is a natural substance that comes from plants and animals and in high doses is highly poisonous (hence ‘toxin’). However, it can be injected into humans in extremely small concentrations and works by preventing signals from the nerve cells reaching muscles, effectively leaving the muscles without instructions to contract, therefore paralyzing them.24Injected botulinum toxin prevents the release of acetylcholine, preventing contraction of the muscle cells. The effect of botulinum toxin causes a reduction in abnormal muscle contraction allowing the muscles to become more relaxed.

Botox TM was first introduced in 1989 to treat specific problems of the eye muscles. Since then its range of use for medical and cosmetic purposes has grown considerably. Today, it can be used to treat bladder problems, limb spasticity, facial spasms, migraines, hyperhidrosis (excess sweating), and of course wrinkle formation.

Botulinum toxin is manufactured under several different names from large and reputable pharmaceutical and chemical companies. In the DR-SR Beauty clinic, they use Botox TM by the company Allergan, which is the original product launched in 1989 and remains the most popular to date. Millions of clients have been effectively treated with Botox TM. They also use Xeomin from the company Merz, which is a product with very similar characteristics.

WHAT DO THEY TREAT?

The DR-SR Beauty Clinic use botulinum toxin to relax the muscles of the face to prevent wrinkle formation. The process takes about 15-20 minutes depending on the number of muscles treated, and the effect lasts about 3 months in most people. The needles used are extremely small and the procedure involves very little pain relative to other injections one may receive medically. The effect usually takes 3-5 days to become apparent, with up to 2 weeks for the full visible effects.

THE 3 MOST COMMON AREAS TO BE TREATED ARE

The glabellar muscle – this is the muscle at the top of the nose which causes the characteristic ’11 lines’ when frowning. Over time, these lines become more permanent. Botulinum toxin in this muscle reduces the formation of these lines.

The forehead – when eyebrows are raised in surprise, your forehead frontalis muscle forms horizontal lines. Botulinum toxin prevents this. This is of the most popular areas in newscasters and actors (watch for this on TV). Note that to treat the forehead, the glabellar must be done at the same time.

The crows’ feet – the muscles around the eyes do a lot of work when you smile. You’ll notice how these areas wrinkle especially at the side of the eyes. Again, over time these become permament. Note that treating both eyes counts as a single ‘area’ of treatment

Botulinum toxin can also be used to treat other areas of the face in combination with other treatments – the clinicians can discuss these with you.

HYPERHIDROSIS

Excess sweating affects 1 in 100 people in the UK and mainly involves the armpits, palms and the feet. It can be extremely distressing and difficult to treat. Injections of botulinum toxin into these areas has been shown to reduce the amount of sweat produced markedly and safely, although the effect is variable and not permanent. It is a far safer option than surgery. The armpits are the most commonly treated area. The process takes about 30-45 minutes.

FILLER TREATMENTS FROM BEAUTY CLINIC IN NEWPORT

The fundamental working principle of dermal fillers is that they have a ‘plumping’ effect. This simply implies that they will plump-up the area which has received the injection, levelling it with other parts of the skin and making it look plumped out, even and no longer sunken. Ultimately, different fillers may achieve this goal in slightly different ways, but the result is that the skin will look plump and firm, young and refreshed. The most common dermal fillers used are based on hyaluronic acid, which is a natural substance in the skin which creates the ‘cement’ between the cells making up the wall of the skin. As we age, the cement wears away and the volume gradually depletes, thus the skin looks more sunken and hollowed. By artificially reintroducing the cement, we return the volume to the areas to restore the youthful look. These fillers are by their nature temporary, and the effect usually lasts 6-9 months. Unlike most treatments, fillers provide an almost immediate effect which continues to improve over subsequent days.

WHERE CAN FILLERS BE USED?

Dermal fillers are primarily used in the face to restore lost volume. These will be most evident in several key areas

Nasolabial folds – these are the lines which pass from the side of the nose down to the corners of the mouth. They are the most noticeable of areas for volume loss in the face, and the most commonly and easily correctable with fillers.

Marionette lines – these lines drop down from the corners of the mouth to the chin and give the impression of the old-style ventriloquist doll, or ‘marionette’.

Forehead and crows-feet lines – these wrinkles become more permanent as we age as the muscles involved are always active in our expressions. In combination with botulinum toxin, these can be very effectively treated.

Lips – these are a very popular treatment area for those who require a fuller look to their lips. We will be offering this treatment soon.

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Cheek augmentation – over the years the cheeks, which have a plump and youthful appearance to start, lose volume and flatten out. In some cases they become hollow or indented. Fillers can be used very effectively in these areas.

WHAT KINDS OF FILLERS DO THEY USE?

The DR-SR Beauty Clinic in Newport use Juvederm Ultra and Belotero in the clinic. These both have excellent safety and effectiveness records, and they both have lidocaine added. This is a local anaesthetic that makes for a much more comfortable procedure.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

Firstly the DR-SR clinician assesses exactly what is needed to get the best results, the amount of filler required of course depends on the area treated. A numbing cream is applied to the area for 45 minutes to allow the maximum comfort for the procedure. The injections themselves require 15-20 minutes, more if several areas are treated.

The skill is not in knowing how much needs to be used, but how little.

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CHEMICAL PEEL TREATMENTS FROM BEAUTY CLINIC IN NEWPORT

If you have ever thought that your skin is starting to show the effects of time, you may wish that there was a way to restore the youthful ‘glow’ to your face. You may even have tried some of the many ‘anti-ageing’ serums on the market, that provide only a very mild improvement. If you are looking for a more effective solution, you may wish to consider a chemical peel.

Chemical peels are a powerful exfoliant that remove the dead skin layers from the outer ‘crust’ of the skin, revealing the younger, fresher layers underneath. They also even out the skin texture and coloration, hence their use in age spots. Peels used in the clinic are much more powerful than commercially available exfoliants, although they can be used in combination. These peels range from mild ‘lunchtime peels’ through to more intense peels that remove more layers of skin.

What do they treat?

As well as an excellent exfoliating treatment to make the skin feel smoother and younger, peels can also be used to treat acne and acne scars, rosacea, pigmented areas. They can reduce fine lines under the eyes or around the mouth, and reduce the appearance of fine wrinkles.

How many treatments are needed?

This depends very much on the type of skin you have, and what they are treating. Usually a course of treatments will be either 4 or 6 in total for the maximum benefit. In addition, creams will need to be applied during the period between treatments. Your doctor will discuss what combination of treatments will work best for your face at your consultation.

How long does a treatment take?

Between 15-30 minutes.

Can any skin colour be treated?

Most certainly. The darker the skin, the more powerful the peel needs to be. Again, your doctor will be able to advise on this at your assessment.

What do they use?

The mildest peels are called AHA, or alpha-hydroxy acid peels. These are made from naturally occurring acids found in fruits and other foods, and have been used for treating the skin since the days of the ancient Egyptians. AHA can be found in many commercially available preparations, but by law only concentrations of 10% or less may be sold over the counter and provide a limited effect only. We use concentrations of 20% upwards. These give an immediate freshness and glow to the skin that you’d forgotten you once had.

The stronger peels are called TCA, (Tri-Chlor acetic acid), which cause 3-7 days of peeling depending upon depth achieved. Results achieved will be smoother, firmer, fresher skin. We call this a ‘resurfacing’ peel as a lot more skin layers are removed with TCA. We use 15 – 20% TCA.

The Obagi Deep Blue peel is like the ‘Lexus’ of Chemical peels. Obagi is a California-based cosmeceutical company that supplies to spas, cosmetic clinics and dermatologists all over the world. Highly sought after by those who demand the best, Obagi are the peels of choice for the discerning patient and clinician alike.

For more about DR-SR Beauty Clinic in Newport and the Beauty Treatments available, please follow the link.

Reminder of tomorrows new #Business #Networking Event in #Newport #Gwent #SouthWales, with Free #Comedy Night Tickets…

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Here’s a last minute reminder of tomorrow’s business networking event in Newport at the Neon Entertainment and Events Venue in Newport, Gwent, South Wales.

You can register for the Newport Business Networking Event at the Neon online via the NEON websites or via the Newport Business Networking Event Page on Eventbrite.

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About the Newport Networking Event at the Neon

The new Newport Business Networking event is design to allow Newport Business people to engage and network with each other as well as the regular business networkers that will attend from around South Wales and the business owners of the NEON Entertainment & Events Venue and LED Neon Ltd and WelshBiz (this blog and connected social media)..

You’ll also get a chance to see what’s available for Businesses at the Neon Entertainment & Events venue and find out more about the Newport Business Exhibition and Newport Bridal Fair events that are going to be held at the venue in April.

Following the event all attendees will be able to stay for the Newport Comedy Night that’s on in the Newport Events venue from 7pm to 10pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the Newport Business Networking Event tomorrow (or the following month – 2nd of  March if you cannot attend tomorrow).

Regards,

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New Business Networking Event in Newport, South Wales

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Welcome to our post about a New monthly “Business Networking Event in Newport”, South Wales that we (WelshBiz) are doing in conjunction with the Neon Entertainment & Events Venue in Newport, South Wales…

Newport Business Networking Event Details:

The first Newport Business Networking Event at the Neon in conjunction with WelshBiz is on Thursday 2nd of February.

Tickets for the business networking event in Newport are just £10 (+ booking fee) and entrance to the networking event comes with a Free ticket to the Newport Comedy Night that follows (from 7pm to 10pm) which is worth £10.

About the Newport Business Networking Event:

Network with Professional Business Networkers from across South Wales, including many from the Introbiz Business Network.  Bring Plenty of Business Cards and if you want to display a pop up stand whilst at the event that would be fine.  We will do one hour of freestyle networking (4.30pm to 5.30pm) and then one hour sat around tables in a more formal format (5.30pm to 6.30pm).

There will be a fully stocked bar throughout the event and to enjoy from 6.30pm to 7pm whilst you wait until the Newport Comedy night to begin.

You can Sign up for this Newport Business Networking Event online now via the following link to the Newport Business Networking Event page Eventbrite.

Neon Entertainment & Events Venue in Newport

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For more about the Neon Entertainment & Events Venue or the Newport Comedy Night please follow the link.

Top 10 Digital Marketing Trends for 2017

With 2017 fast approaching please find a top 10 Digital Marketing Trends list for 2017…

Top Digital Marketing Tip 1 – Increased focus on customer experience.

Customer experience is the heart of marketing for every industry. While it has always been a marketing focus, today’s successful businesses have embraced customer centered philosophies to create effective marketing strategies and positive digital interactions.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 2. Engaged and effective measuring & analytics.

The topic of measuring marketing is everywhere at the moment. With confessions from Facebook and others about how their data can’t tell a complete story, what we currently have doesn’t quite cut it. for 2017 marketing measurement will be done with more purpose.  Business objectives will tie back to profit, revenue, customer retention, and satisfaction etc.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 3. Benefit from marketing technologists and data scientists.

To make the first two trends in our list work, marketing executives must be data driven.

As companies aim to connect email, social media, and paid, owned, and earned marketing strategies (among others), they must incorporate technology needed to implement and support it.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 4.  Social media marketing will continue to grow.

We need to change the way that we think about social media. Social media strategies should market less and sell more. Often, brands use social media to blast highly generic content—content that people are ignoring. Social media should be personalized too, and it’s not too hard to accomplish. Use social media for the frontline marketing of sales and services. Use it to engage with consumers, not blast messages.

 

Top Digital Marketing Tip 5. More Video Content and Better Video Content.

Content is king, but the kind of content that rules the web is changing and moving more and more quickly towards video.

Social content, reviews, blogs, papers, and eBooks are all still crucial aspects of marketing, but video will be the rage moving forward.

Considering the success of games like Pokemon Go, expect virtual and augmented reality to take us into the future. Brands that fail to incorporate visuals and videos will be left behind.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 6. Businesses will continue to use personalisation in all marketing .

As customers continue to customise products, everything from Coke cans to Shoes, mass customisation has transitioned into personalisation.

For some businesses, this will mean ensuring touch points are specific and individual to specific clients. For others, it’s simply streamlining the purchasing process and making it more responsive, especially to customisation demands.

 

Top Digital Marketing Tip 7.  Right-time marketing as well as real-time marketing.

Real-time marketing, with eyes out for opportunities to market successfully at certain times, has been hot for the last few years and will continue for 2017, Think of Oreo’s “Dunking in the Dark”campaign.

We will now use data to isolate the best moment to connect with consumers and do more right-time marketing

 

 

Top Digital Marketing Tip 8. Expect Chat-bots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) go mainstream. Providing positive customer experience and service means leveraging the power of technology. Asking locals for advice on where to eat is good, but they don’t know whether you like spicy food or have a gluten intolerance. Imagine a chatbot who knows your likes, dislikes, and needs and can guide you on where to eat, how to travel, or where to shop. Chatbots can use AI, deep learning, and data crumbs from across the web to understand and guide consumer behavior.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 9. Businesses will Embrace the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Internet of Things has been in its infancy.

In 2017, expect businesses to leverage the power of billions of connected devices (a marketer’s dream).

Collecting and making that data useful, though, will be key. Beacons, sensors, edge devices, TVs, clothes, fitness brands, and more are all producing useful data, meaning more opportunities to get closer to the customer. Expect the Internet of Things to transform how marketers leverage tech and data.

Top Digital Marketing Tip 10. Prepare for marketing to own digital transformation campaigns.
Marketing heads will own digital transformation campaigns in 2017.  These are the process of showing the market and your teams that a company is transforming.  They will do this by clearly explaining how these trends, along with digital initiatives, affect consumer experience and how the company is executing it.

Business News for the South East Wales Region

Further to my earlier post about the recent Caerphilly Networking Event (follow link to see earlier post) Simon from Profession Direct provided lots of business News about the New City Deal and how it will affect the South East Region of Wales.  It was too much info too include in my event review so I have decided to list it in this separate blog post.

After welcoming Members / visitors new and old to the Caerphilly Business Networking Event held at Caerphilly RFC.

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Simon provide the networkers with the following business news and info about the aims and objectives of the new Monthly Caerphilly Business Networking Events as well as what is happening in general in the South East Wales region.

On the new Caerphilly Networking Events

“We are looking to create a group of leading local business owners, to help each other navigate through business challenges, create an inclusive networking group and provide introductions to other business looking for their services and assist with network marketing.  This could entail promoting each others articles via social media, Linkedin, Facebook, etc.”

“We are not prescriptive with a strict agenda or ask you to pitch your business to all 40+ guests, there are no rules on business introductions or a restriction on who you can and cant do business with in this room.”

“We want you to get as much out of it as you want.”

“Everyone of you have at least 250+ connections, this means we have the reach of 10,000+ potentials customers and business partners in this room.”

“We intend to meet every few weeks or month (still to be agreed), for a round table meeting to discuss our businesses challenges, provide advice  and assist open doors to other businesses.  You are more than welcome to bring along guests and visitors.”

“Assisting each other grow in this respect should be effective and fun.”

On business in General in the South East Region

An interesting fact is that 96% of businesses joining such an event have proven to generate business and experiened growth in their business over a 12 month period.

Our launch comes at a pivotal time for the South East Wales Region. A time when the launch of the Cardiff Capital Region – City Deal official gets sign off in 2017, subject to sign off by WAG.

The launch of our business networking event, along with the launch / sign off of the Capital deal is a great time for the region boosting, wealth for society, creating opportunities for business and supply chain.

The following local authorities of :

  • Cardiff
  • Torfaen
  • Monmouthshire
  • Caerphilly BC
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Bridgend
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Newport

Are set to benefit from a total of £1.22 billion, of which £734m has been ring fenced to provide in the inter regional metro, connected tickets, like some of you may have seen in France and other connected / digital cities.

Furthermore WAG are looking to create the world’s first compound Semi- Conductor cluster in South Wales.

This aims to create 25,000 new jobs for the area, boost supply chain

This investment is expected to lever a further £4bn from the Private Sector.Some important statistics:

Population 1.5m in South East Wales

If we were to take South East Wales out of the equation, Wales would lose 75% of GDP.

We hope to see you at the next Caerphilly Business Networking Event, booked for Tuesday 17th of January, 2017 – please click link to register for free online.

See you there.

Mike / WelshBiz

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