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The Bay of Colwyn Business Network now has it's own website for news and information on activities.

Why not pay it a visit now to see what is new!

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Curry and Networking with BCBN 
as well as some Exciting News For Business Services!

As part of our plan to make BCBN even more effective for it's members and friends we're delighted to invite
Business Services to exhibit their company for FREE* at our forthcoming event being held on

Tuesday 22nd February 2011 between 6.00pm - 8.30pm
At the Interchange, Old Colwyn

We're also providing a delicious selection of curries.
All this for only £7.50!

As well as this great opportunity for all our Business Service Members*, and an opportunity to network with like minded business people, we have also
Rob Dix, SRA (Strategic Regeneration Area) Programme Manager
talking through the Masterplan of the regeneration of Colwyn Bay.

Come and find out what this means for you and your business.

To Book On this event please email
If you are a BCBN member* and would like to book your exhibition space please email





The next BCBN event is our Charity Christmas Dinner being held at 7pm on Tuesday 30th November 2010 at Kinmel Manor Hotel, Abergele. 

For just £25.00 per person you'll be served a delicious three course dinner and be entertained by local historian and personality Graham Roberts, who'll be taking us on a fun filled history tour of Colwyn Bay and the surrounding area.


If you’d like to book your place please email stating how many tickets you would like.





The next Bay of Colwyn Business Network Event Tuesday 28th September 2010 6.00PM -9.00PM at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club, Rhos on Sea.
The event is sponsored by Serco and the speaker will be Ewan Sturman
Please come to our next event, refreshements are included. £10 entrance fee. Please let us know by visiting the Facebook Page and registering if you would like to attend.


Ewan Sturman from Networking Profit - Training And Development Of Word Of Mouth Marketing will be the guest speaker at our forthcoming September event

Colwyn Bay Cricket Club Location

Thank you to all those who have already booked to attend
taking place at the Orme View Conference Suite,
Coleg Llandrillo Cymru, Rhos-on-Sea
on Thursday May 20th, 6pm-9pm - as we celebrate our 1st birthday! 
We are delighted to be joined by Dawn Roberts, renowned sales trainer and business coach from
Outperform Training & Coaching who will be providing us with a workshop and training session on
"Increasing your Sales without Increasing your Cost!".



Please make sure you bring along plenty of
business cards and promotional material with you on the night!

Paul please tell us your stories and experience of attending the
Have you met a contact who has helped you to develop your business?
Have you accessed any grants or funding which have helped your business grow?
Have you generated any business?
Please email them to
as we'd like to read some out on May 20th
rewarding the loyalty of our BCBN Members and BCBN Friends
If you have registered your business on under "BCBN Member" or "BCBN Friend" category
and have attended more than 3 of our 5 events
you will be presented with a certificate at "Celebrating Our Successes"on May 20th!
We have over 30 businesses who meet this criteria
- thank you for your ongoing support of the Bay of Colwyn Business Network
  Thank you to Jelorian Photography for providing photography at the last
Bay of Colwyn Business Network Event "Time is Money!". 


The fifth Bay of Colwyn Business Network event "TIME IS MONEY!" took place on Tuesday 23rd March 2010 at the Kinmel Manor Hotel, Abergele.
"Time is Money!" event has been created by committee members of the Bay of Colwyn Business Network following the feedback received from you after the "New Year BIG BAY BOOST!". We want to ensure you get the chance to meet most (if not all!) of the other business men and women attending.
"Time is Money!" event cost is £5 per person.
Please email
to book your place today - Thank you.
Please make cheques payable to:
Bay of Colwyn Business Network
c/o Chris Jennings, BCBN Treasurer
1 Woodland Park West, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 7DR.
Payment must be received by
Friday March 19th
to ensure your place is booked.

Please make sure you bring along plenty of business cards and promotional material with you on the night!
Refreshments on the evening include tea/coffee and sandwiches.
We will be joined on March 23rd by Debbie Bowe, Regional Manager North Wales of Chwarae Teg, our speaker and event supporter. Chwarae Teg leads on supporting, developing and expanding the role of women within the Welsh economy.
Agile Nation offers fully funded opportunities to women and organisations within Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey and Denbighshire.  We offer 3 levels of Institute of Leadership & Management ‘ILM’ accredited training courses for aspiring team leaders through to senior managers together with a one day ILM accredited equality and diversity course which explores equality and diversity in the work place, managing flexible working and looks at the implications the Single Equality Bill may have on businesses.  In addition to these courses we are able to offer organisations 6 days free business consultancy which has an estimated value of £4000.00.



Last Event

"Inspiring Confidence in our Businesses"
a Bay of Colwyn Business Network event
with special guest speaker Susie Mitchell
held at
The Interchange, Old Colwyn
6.00pm - 9.00pm,
Tuesday January 26th 2010
Susie Mitchell, Internationally renowned Personal Development & Corporate Coaching Consultant has developed a 1 hour presentation especially for the members of the Bay of Colwyn Business Network on "Confidence in Business - The Secret of Increasing Sales"
With over 20 years experience and a proven track record in leadership and business development, Susie will be sharing her groundbreaking strategies and giving you a "BIG BOOST" of positivity to keep you ahead of the competition!
Susie's workshops usually cost in excess of £200 so please make the most of this super opportunity and BOOK TODAY as places are limited.





  • Five step formula to keep you focussed
  • The essential strategies winners in business use - how to have them your way, your style!
  • Smart marketing to acquire new customers
  • Maximise exsisting clients for even more business
  • Build sustainable success - it's ALL in your head


  • Fully connect with clients - and close the sale

    £5 per person which includes

    A Light Bite including Tea or Coffee





    If you book and you are unable to attend you must find a replacement or you will be charged as reduced costs are offered based on attendee rates.




Thank you very much to all those business men and women

who braved the bad weather to attend Tuesday's "Nibbles & Networking",

the third Bay of Colwyn Business Network meeting - we were amazed by the sensational turnout!




We were delighted to be joined by Mark Learmonth, Head of Programme for Business

at Coleg Llandrillo Cymru and Nia Jones, Centre Development Officer at the Conwy Business Centre.
We also welcomed Steve O'Donnell from Rollinson Smith Insurance Brokers

who gave us a short presentation on "Insurance issues that affect a small business"

 and Phil Owen, from North Wales Fire Service

who provided us with a presentation on "Fire Safety in the workplace".



This event was kindly supported by

Business & Enterprise, Conwy County Borough Council & Coleg Llandrillo Cymru



The evening was dedicated to the work of local charity The Daniel Cleverley Trust.

We were delighted that the charities Founder, Hazel Cleverley joined us for the evening

and through the kind donations from our members we raised an amazing £323.


Thanks to Luna Flower Florists of Rhos-on-Sea for providing a wonderful prize of a

beautiful floral arrangement which was won by Adam Owens of Williams Denton Cyf.

Thank you very much for your kind donations.




 To register your business for FREE please log onto and register your

business under a category of your choice plus a second category of "BCBN Member".

Please allow a few days after submitting your business before your listing goes live.






It was lovely to see such a great turn-out of local businesses at the recent Bay of Colwyn Business Network event "Dinner & Networking", which was held at the Cinnamon Lounge Restaurant, Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay.

Over 95 of you attended and spent an enjoyable and relaxing evening with other local businesses.

We received a superb welcome from our host Abidur Raiman, Manager of the Cinnamon Lounge and his team. The food and service were excellent, so I know I'll be going there again very soon!


Goody Bags

We were delighted that so many businesses came forward with superb offers and promotions to go into the goody bags.

If you were lucky enough to get one of the 50 goody bags then please keep these vouchers safe (in your handbag or wallet) and use them when you're out and about - for business or pleasure!

Imagine how happy you'll make another local business when you use your voucher :-)

Are Youa  Member fo The Bay of Colwyn Business Network

If you haven't yet registered your business on the UNDER BCBN MEMBER then please do so, as it's FREE for our members. 42 Businesses have registered their details to date.

Please allow a few days after submitting your business before your listing goes live.

Superb Free Raffle Draw

The prize of a voucher of £50 to spend with any Bay of Colwyn Business Network Member was kindly donated by Conwy County Borough Council, Supporting Local Business THE LUCKY WINNER WAS DELYTH FROM GAMLINS - Congratulations Delyth!

Let me know if Delyth spends her voucher in your business!

Our next event will be on Tuesday November 24th 2009 at 6pm in the Orme View Restaurant, Llandrillo College, Rhos on Sea.

We hope you will be able to join us.


Mayor of Colywn Bay Cllr Abdul KhanThe Bay of Colwyn Business Network was launched on Tuesday 14th July 2009 at Colwyn Bay Football Club. Over 80 people representing a wide range of businesses across all sectors attended.

We were delighted to be joined for the evening by the Mayor and Mayoress of Colwyn Bay. Mayor Abdul Khan officially opened the Bay of Colwyn Business Network.

Two inspiring and motivational presentations followed by Paul Levy from Live Tech/Minisite and Teresa Carnell from TBC Marketing on "supporting your business through marketing".

Throughout the evening we had a vibrant exhibition of BAY BUSINESSES including Alpha Business Centre, Gamlins, Spillane & Co, Randstad, Inner Frame, Wellness Network, Colwyn Interiors, ENJO and Powlsons.

The evening's photography was kindly provided by Mike Roberts from Snowdon Rose Photography (who kindly supplied the photo in this article).

Nina from PowlsonsRefreshments on the night were kindly sponsored by the Colwyn & District Chamber of Trade. To join the Colwyn & District Chamber of Trade please contact Marian Faragher - Membership Secretary on 01492 532173 or email Marian

Printed invitations for the launch were kindly mailed out by The Bay Life Initiative - supporting the regeneration of The Bay.

Our next event will be held at the Cinnamon Lounge, Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay at 6pm on 29th September 2009 - please pop it in your diary!  More details on this event will follow shortly!

If you are in need of a product or service please take a look at the members of the Bay of Colwyn Business Network on our website - and please support local!

I look forward to seeing you again soon.

kind regards,

Nina and all the team.

More Pictures from the event

Mayor of Colywn Bay Cllr Abdul Khan

Members chatting with the Mayor

Mayor of Colywn Bay Cllr Abdul Khan

Members networking

Mayor of Colywn Bay Cllr Abdul Khan

Teresa Carnel - TBC Marketing

Mayor of Colywn Bay Cllr Abdul Khan

Paul Levy - Livetech-minisite

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Some of the businesses who have attended the Bay of Colwyn Business Network

555 Vehicle Recovery
AJW Photography
AJW Photography
Alpha Business Centre
AMK Leisure
Amphletts Solicitors
B2B Contact Marketing
Balanced Marketing
Bangor Management Centre
Baylife Initative
Bayview Shopping Centre
Big Photoshop
BOCM Pauls
Border Publishing
Bowen Dann Knox
Break n Spin
Bryn Woodlands
Bryn Woodlands House
Cambrian Training
Cancer Research UK
Cathedral City Wealth Management
Cinnamon Lounge
Clean It
Clown Around
CLT Language Training
Clwyd Textiles
Coastal Homes
Cogo Creative
Coleg Llandrillo
Coleg Llandrillo Cymru
Colwyn Bay Football Club
Colwyn Books
Colwyn Interiors
Comedian & Writer
Commodore Finance
Comms Management
Company Vehicle Solutions
Compass Financial
Computer Solutions Cymru
Conwy Business Centre
Conwy CBC - Flexible Support 4 Business
Conwy County Borough Council
Conwy Voluntary Services Council
CP Imaging
Cyfal Disability Services
Deane's Removals
Delia Quigley Business Consultant
Departure Lounge
Ellingham House
Ellingham House Bed & Breakfast
Enterprise Europe Network Wales
Fairways Photographic
Glyndwr University
Griffiths Vending
Handy Office
Health & Safety Assistance
Hocart Solutions
Inkaholics Anonymous
Inner Frame
Jacksons Accounting
Jacksons Fire & Security
James Neale & Sons
John Williams Windows
Jule Com Service
JWJones & Son
Kidzzone Day Nursery
Konica Minolta
Lawn Medic
Letterbox Recruiting
Lisa Williams Illustrator and Artist
Live Tech
Llandudno Junction Football Club
Local Investment Fund Project Officer
Logo King
Luna Flower
M.C. Hold Painters and Decorators
McMillan Cancer Support
Menter a Busnes
Mini Muckshift
Mr Shifter Removals
Music Makers
Navigate IT
Network She
Newman Training
Newman Training Associates
North Wales Fire Service
North Wales Superkids
Oasis Landscape Development
Perfect Dreams
Power of Sound Disco
Poyntons Butchers
PR and Print Solutions/ The Publishing House
Premier First Aid
Property Search Group
Quay Consultancy
Quay Hotel & Spa
Rathlin Country House
RealWay Fitness
Rhos Insurance Services
River and Sea Sense/Wellness Network
Rollinson Smith Insurance Brokers
Sapphire Document Solutions
Snowdon Rose Wedding & Culture Photography
Snowdonia Technology
Spillane & Co
St David's College
Stroke Association
Stump Stompers
Tax Assist
TBC Marketing
The Best Of Colwyn Bay
The Best of Llandudno
The Best Of Rhyl & Prestatyn
The Computer Shop
The Cosmetics Box
The Daniel Cleverly Trust
The Interchange
The Mobile Creche Company
The Old Bank Gallery
The Publishing House
The Quay Hotel & Spa
The Swan Lake Bookshop
The Toning Centre
TLWS Contemporary Jewellery
Travel Unlimited
Travel Unlimited @ Departure Lounge
Trojan Developments
Utility Warehouse
Venture Wales
Wax & Vax Mobile Valeting
Wellness Network
Welsh Assembly Government
Welshshot Imaging
Williams Denton Cyf
Word of Mouth
Wyngarth Day Nursery
Yours Sincerely


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