Tag Archives: Colbea

Don’t be Afraid to Fail – Just Ask Steve Jobs

Many of the world’s most famous people started as entrepreneurs. For example, Steve Jobs went from running a small start-up company, and more famously getting sacked, to forming one of the world’s most successful tech companies – Apple. At the time of Jobs’ death, his net worth was over $8.3 billion. Along with Microsoft co-founder […]

Making sense of social media – with Kate Everett of The Write Impression

Not sure whether you should be investing in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Business or all of the above? What’s the best strategy? How much time and money should you be investing? How can you accurately measure results and ROI? What are the best apps to support your social marketing?   Get straight answers and […]

Introducing our Newest Sponsor – Nicholls Law

John Moorhouse is a Senior Consultant of the Nicholls Law Fraud & Cyber Risk Division John was kind enough to answer a few questions about Colbea’s newest sponsor…   What made you want to sponsor Colbea? “This is an exciting new collaboration for Nicholls Law. We looked at the opportunity and sponsoring Colbea seemed a […]

COLBEA Completes the Circle with Two New Board Members

The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (COLBEA) has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Dan Tidswell, of Pretty Good IT, and Sarah Reed, of Reed Care Services, were appointed unanimously at Colbea’s April Board Meeting. Both Colbea alumni, Dan, of Pretty Good IT, and Sarah, of Reed Care Services join […]

Colchester Classics is Hitting All the Right Notes – A Colbea Success Story

On the 4th of January 2006, Liz Leatherdale founded Colchester Classics: a CD, LP and DVD mail order company specialising in Classical music. With twenty years of experience in the Classical music industry – including work for the BBC – Liz puts passion at the heart of her business, addressing potential customers on the Colchester […]

Colbea AGP Celebrates Colchester Businesses

A night of celebration for Colchester commerce at the Annual General Party Almost 100 local businesses gathered at Wivenhoe House, Colchester to celebrate the work of the Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) in 2015-16. Guests included sponsors, supporters, tenants and those businesses who Colbea has supported in recent years. They included guest speaker Angela Berry […]

Certificate awarded to Colbea from the 2015 National Enterprise Network Awards

2015 National Enterprise Network Awards winners announced! Enterprise support organisations uniquely recognised for the ninth year National Enterprise Network (NEN) today announced the winners of its annual awards, at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference. Winners of the nine categories were announced by National Enterprise Network Chairman Chris Pichon and facilitator Declan Curry […]

Hire a Room at the North or Central Colchester Business Centre

Do you need to hire a room? Two great locations….. a choice of 4 rooms for hire! Two comfortable, spacious meeting rooms Two light, well equipped seminar/conference rooms   Choose from Central Colchester Business Centre or North Colchester Business Park North Colchester Business Park Meeting Room 3.6m x 3.6m (12ft x 12ft) – Seats up to […]