Beacon South West a membership organisation bringing together companies from a diverse range of industries to promote good practice, share ideas and exchange experience. In short business networking at quite a high level.
BioApproaches South West supports the professional and business development of the Lifesciences and Health Care - bio sector in the South West of England.
Business West is comprised of the three largest and most influential chambers of commerce for the West of England, representing the interests of businesses, both large and small, in the West of England, and providing a voice for business to influence key decisions that will shape the future.
Enviroskills SW was a three-year skills development programme designed to support small- and medium-sized environmental technology businesses based in the South West region.
Essentially Business Link is now a website run by the Local Enterprise Partnership. It provides information, advice and support needed to start, run and grow a business. The service is impartial and provides practical advice to business owners and users around Paignton, Devon and the South West. Not bad but not as good as a personal advisor!
Provides a useful one-stop-shop of internet access to news, information, environmental data, contacts and links for everyone working towards a sustainable future for the South West, including business managers, policy makers, environmentalists, teachers, lecturers and school, college and university students.
Regen SW is the renewable energy agency for South West England - it aims to secure growth in the south west renewable energy industry by providing targeted business support
The SWO provides accurate and timely information, intelligence and analysis to those responsible for developing business and economic policies within the South West.
Region wide organisation working for, and representing the interests of tourism businesses across South West England. They provide tourism businesses with the latest relevant information on current and future issues, for those who earn their living from tourism and who need to be up to date with its development.
Sustainability South West (SSW) is a charity raising awareness and providing advice and guidance to accelerate change towards a more sustainable region.
Supports local small to medium food and drink sized businesses within the south west region.
Set up to help smaller business improve productivity, reduce waste and compete more effectively, the South West Manufacturing Advisory Service aims to make a significant difference to the manufacturing industry in the South West.
The South West Angel and Investor Network (SWAIN) connects private investors, or 'Business Angels', with companies looking for investment. SWAIN specialises in helping small and medium sized companies to find equity finance, and assists private investors in the South West to search for investment opportunities in businesses with growth potential.
The South West Science & Industry Council has been established to ensure that talent within the scientific, technical and commercial sectors of the South West is brought together to drive the economy of the region.
The members of the Council come from business and academia, respected leaders in their fields who understand the challenges of global commerce, but who are also inspired by the progress that innovation can bring to a region. They realise that networks of inspiration, aspiration and expertise are essential to the development and delivery of new products and services.
Taste of the West, established in 1991, is the regional food and drink trade organisation for the South West of England. As a membership organisation Taste of the West works to develop the region’s exceptional regional food and drink industry.
The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) is a trade association that champions and supports the interests of the aerospace and defence industry in the South West of England. The forum leads the industry in delivering competitiveness programmes to the SME community.