Bringing Networking Into the 21st Century: Exclusive plans for expansion
A RECENTLY LAUNCHED Tyneside networking business platform has set its sights on expansion in 2016 having seen a steadily growing demand for its services, and has urged the region’s forward thinking companies to become part of their new journey in 2016.
Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne and staffed by a team of multi-talented business development and consultancy experts, Exclusive is a new, by invitation, platform designed private members club designed to give ambitious companies bespoke networking opportunities and concierge services hosted at high profile corporate events.
And with financial projections firmly on track, Exclusive have plans to invest in new and talented entrepreneurs to meet the new demand for its services throughout the North East.
Exclusive CEO, Linda Hitman, expects 2016 to be the organisation’s most ambitious yet and will expand its operations to a national level. The Exclusive platform carries North East companies and will be instrumental in promoting the region.
Says Ms Hitman: “Exclusive will research and identify a company’s needs and will actively seek out other leaders, individuals and businesses and bring them together.”
She continues: “Exclusive is the first interactive business platform that lets members take control of who they speak to. They manage the connections we help them make. We offer great business opportunities balanced with unique events that impress corporate clients, reward employees and provide fun when time is short.”
“The purpose of Exclusive is to bring together leading business figures in order to provide bespoke meetings and events to progress and complete transactions for their mutual benefit.”
“The service is local and personalised and places businesses in the best venues with the right people that can take a company to the next level. The events we have created over the last few years were not always large scale; they can be concentrated and unique to give businesses the exact type of focus they need. “
Exclusive have a range of high profile support partners including Green Energy Consulting, esteemed Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors, Applied Internet Consulting, Northern Insight and the global digital powerhouse, The Navada Group. Luxury partners include Chaka Travel, Darren Baker Royal Artist, Bentley Newcastle and Bang & Olufsen Newcastle and Yarm.
A number of key local business’s from a range of sectors have already expressed interest in joining during 2016 as support partners to Exclusive, having recognised the high calibre of members and events and the potential brand exposure they offer.
Since Exclusive’s inception, over 500 individuals have registered an interest on its online portal and Linda Hitman believes these figures will increase rapidly as it looks to explore national opportunities.
She added: “We will begin to build a national presence in 2016, and we already have significant interest for our services expressed by contacts in London, Scotland, Ireland and the South West.”
“There is a keen appetite for our service, which is something that crosses business and leisure and delivers interaction with a coveted group of key decision makers without having to sift through social media or old school networking events.”
“We believe in putting A in touch with A with no hurdles in the middle via our bespoke connection portal translated into to real-time events.”