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Samphire Club Survey Results – An Overview

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At the end of 2018 we sent out a Samphire Club Members’ Survey where we invited feedback on our events, Club communications and price points. The survey was also designed to help us find out exactly what members were hoping to achieve from their membership. It was very gratifying to see so many Club members […]

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The Samphire End of Year Report

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Samphire Club founder, John Harvey reflects on Samphire’s 2018 and offers a sneak preview of what you can expect to see in 2019: An overview Membership was up by over 55% in 2018 and with this growth spread evenly across the whole of the South West region, the original objective of the Club – to […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week - It’s Good To Talk

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Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 20th May 2018), something I flagged up in the most recent Club newsletter as I’d just attended a networking lunch where the focus was on mental health issues in the workplace and beyond. What Is Too Much Stress? Run by the Mental Health Foundation, […]

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Why so serious? How to do more by having fun

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The “My Networking Week” section of last week’s newsletter chronicled a couple of ‘school day’ nights out spent partying. Monday night saw the charity fundraising Rugby Legends Dinner in aid of Hospitality Action South West at The Deer Park Hotel and on Thursday, it was the turn of the Exeter Living Awards held at Exeter’s […]

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Birthday Gratitude & Reflections

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With Saturday (7th April) marking two years since the official launch of The Samphire Club, I’d like to say a great big thank you to everyone who’s been a part of our story so far. I’d also like to say how much we’re looking forward to this coming year as we continue to grow the […]

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Networking on Land and Sea

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Fab event in Padstow : 2 hour sea safari, beer tasting at Padstow Brewery and lunch at The Ship Hotel. A shared experience and networking with a difference. Thanks to Ian Kittow, Des & Caron Archer and Andrew Stephens for making it happen. The power of the tribe. Any member that books a safari with […]

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Talking Networking - John guests on Jarrang's Insight series

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Question: what does a seasoned networking expert do on his holidays? Answer: take time out to talk all things networking! A week ago John was a guest on Jarrang’s #sofasessions sofa. The result is an Insight series article on corporate Samphire Club member, Jarrang’s website. And John’s in good company: previous Insight series luminaries include […]

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Samphire Club First Birthday Party

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A beautiful evening in early April (6th) saw the Samphire Club celebrate its first birthday in the company of members, partners and friends at Corporate Member, St Austell Brewery's Visitor Centre. It was a fabulous evening of live music, some speech-making, much-praised American-themed food, great company, ceremonial cake-cutting accompanied by indoor fireworks and, of course, […]

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What a Night! The Samphire Club Winter Party

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Guests at Samphire Winter Party

This year there was only one way to celebrate Chinese New Year – at The Samphire Club Winter Party, held at the St Ives Harbour Hotel last Friday (27th January). 2017’s first major gathering of the ever-growing Samphire tribe saw guests coming from far and wide; from Plymouth, London and across Cornwall, with many opting […]