Jack Davidson to be the youngest driver ever to take on the Mini Challenge

Jack Davidson, winner of the 2017 BRSCC Fiesta Juniors is now set to be the youngest driver to race in the Mini Challenge.

In November TMG were introduced to Jack Davidson, who had recently won the Junior Fiestas in the BRSCC championship and was planning his next season moving up a level to compete in the adult races.

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind for Jack as he has been invited to be the youngest driver to compete in the Mini Challenge, moving considerably through the ranks to a championship that enjoys not only additional live trackside exposure but also extensive media coverage, being covered on channel 4. (Timings will be made available throughout the season if you would like to follow his progress)

TMG are delighted to have been able to assist in preparing his Website and Sponsorship Documents in preparation for the season where he’ll be inviting new sponsorship partners to join him trackside.

We are looking forward to following his progress and wish you all the best of luck Jack!

If you are interested in potential sponsorship opportunities Jack’s sponsorship documents are available for digital download here

Dundee Connection Delegate list: 8th February 2018

Please find below the Delegate list for our February outing of Dundee Connections. If you’d like an introduction to any of our attendees please let us know when you arrive.

Name Surname Workplace
Ailish Laughlin The Wee Travel Company
Alan Aim Travel by Knight
Alex Russon Barclays
Alex Airnes Mul-T-Lock UK
Ally Stokoe Coe Solutions/LinkFx
Amanda Henderson Axiom Business Consultancy Ltd
Amy Hanlon Calliope Yoga & Bodywork
Andrew Stewart AS Wealth Management
Andy Simpson Angus 3D Solutions Ltd
Audrey Johnston Thrifty Car & Van rental
Chris Scott Chris Scott Photography
Craig McCarron Exchange Communications
David Lawrence Foremost Golf & Sports Photography
Dougie Dougan Dundee Wanderers Hockey Club
Duncan Campbell HR Professional
Felicity Wild Copywriter
Gary Langlands Vision Sound and Light
Gordon Smith ACCA
Jacqui Strachan Smart PA
James Ford M3 Networks
Jodie Kemlo Advocating Together (Dundee) SCIO
Kerri Roberts Peter Vardy
Kevin Fullerton Attercopia
Marcus Patton Peninsula UK
Mark Moody EcoLab
Melissa Lanigan Peter Vardy
Nicola Robinson Thrifty Car & Van rental
Peter Adams Utilities Warehouse
Peter Menzies Dundee Gin Co
Peter Richardson First Aid Perthshire
Robbie Handy Attercopia
Scott Jordan Cleaning Doctor
Simon Anderson Xeretec Office Systems
Stephen Salvona Howdens
Stephen Salvona The Photograbber
Steve Wilson Business Recovery and Insolvency, Thomson Cooper Accountants
Steven Clark Together Money
Susan Malavet-Coulsen Cordially Cake

Download the list: Dundee Connections February

First Dundee Connections is a HUGE Success!

I am absolutely delighted to report that The first of our monthly Dundee Connections networking meetings was a rip roaring success! With over 40 businesses represented in the room there was a fantastic mixture of existing and new connections and I’m sure everyone who attended started on the path of building business relationships that will last!

Weavers Mill are our venue and I’m sure everyone would like to thank Linda for all her hard work as I’m sure a crowd of 40 plus teas, coffees and brekkie rolls were an unexpected addition to her Thursday morning! We’ll have to give her more warning next time!

Dundee Connections will be a monthly event held on the second Thursday of every month, (so pencil the dates in the diary so you don’t miss out) Our next one is booked for 8th February and tickets are available on eventbrite now.

The reason we ask you to register is in part so that we can get a good idea of numbers and also so that we can prepare a delegate list prior to the event so that all attendees can look out for contacts that they need to meet and use the time we have effectively! You are welcome to come along without registering but we cant promote you if we don’t know you’re going to be there!

Hope to see you all at the next one!

 

Dundee Connections Delegate List: 11th January 2018

Please find below the Delegate list for our first outing of Dundee Connections. if you’d like an introduction to any of our attendees please let us know when you arrive

Surname First Name Workplace
Adams Peter Utilities Warehouse
Anderson Amy DP&L Group
Blaylock Anne BM Property Group Ltd
Bolton Deborah Riverside Bakery and Dorset Foods
Butler Tommy Digital Strategy, SEO, Social Media, Ecommerce
Campbell Duncan HR Professional
Cavanagh Martin Thrifty Car Rental
Child Mike Mr Droogle
Dobson Jonathan DF Communications
Duff Alan Barclays UK
Forbes David Wellnessplus Ltd
Flynn Alistair St. James’s Place Wealth Management
Flynn Tanya Dyson Professional
Ford James M3 Networks Ltd
Fyfe Sam flik Magazine
Gardiner Lisa Connect Appointments
Gillan Colin Charles Derby
Gilmartin Vivienne Dundee and Angus College
Hamilton Karen Dressmaker and Designer
Henderson Amanda ARH accountants
Hunter Laura Virtually Laura, Virtual Assistant
Innes Steven J Synergy Worldwide
Jackson Liz Fairways HR & Recruitment
Jordan Scott CleaningDoctor.co.uk
Kearnan Mark True Potential Wealth Management
Kelly Jim Riverview Utility Consultants
Kerr Emma-Jane Smart PA
Knoyle David Swinton Insurance
Langlands Gary Audiovisual installation & business mentor
Lawrence David Foremost Golf & Sports Photography
MacLean Claire SP Technology
Manson Eilidh QA Apprentiships
Marshall Clare The Marketing Geeks
McInally Jonathan Commercial Sales Executive at Dundee Football Club
McKeand Colin Scotlands Mr Networking
Menzies Peter Dundee Gin Company
Moody Mark EcoLab
Murray Lorna L D Murray Consulting Ltd
Myles Steven Clydesdale Bank
Paton Marcus Penninsula UK
Phillips Morag Space Solutions
Richardson Pete First Aid Perthshire
Ringsell Julie Action on Hearing Loss
 Salimi Kessar GO Financial Services (Group) Ltd
Salvona Stephen Howdens Joinery
Salvona Stephen The Photograbber photograpy
Smith Gordon Engagement manager at ACCA
Stapley David Stapley Fireshield
Van Beusekom James Bibby Financial Services
Wilson Steve Business Recovery and Insolvency, Thomson Cooper Accountants
Wilson Rachel Make Up Artist

Where will TMG be? January 2018

For anyone who doesn’t know, The Marketing Geeks are HUGE believers in face to face networking, so we get out and about and try to meet as many people as possible during the working week.

Lots of the events are free or cost the same as a cup of coffee or tea, and the connections you can make can be invaluable!

So, if you would like to come along to any and either meet us there or arrange a one-2-one before or after the events we’d love to meet you!

Below are the events we will be attending this January (and their links to the tickets if you need to book!)

Tuesday 9th December

Creative Circles

The fantastic folks at Codebase are hosting Creative Circles monthly meet for creative, techs and makers, Event is sponsored by FreeAgent and is drop in anytime between 8:30 and 10:30am.

Wedding Supplier Event @ Ghillie Dhu

The Wedding Suppliers network in Edinburgh brings together wedding professionals so whatever you are in need of, there will be contacts there to help you.

Thursday 11th January

DUNDEE CONNECTIONS

The Marketing Geeks are hosting their very own event in Dundee for some relaxed and friendly networking for businesses in and around Dundee

Thursday 18th January

East End Connections

This monthly event held in the East end of Glasgow is open to all who work in and around Glasgow.

Friday 5th & 19th January

The Friday Biz Northumberland

Hosted by the delightful Charlie Kenny we attend the Granary in Berwick upon Tweed from 12noon-2pm (ish), lots of businesses and lots of interesting topics covered.

Tuesday 23rd January

Connect & Share

Another new event for Dundee, hosted by DP&L group! See you all there

On all other days we are free for a chinwag over a cup of tea so feel free to get in touch at contactus@themarketinggeeks.co.uk and we can arrange a suitable time, we look forward to catching up with you all!

Where will TMG be December 2017?

For anyone who doesn’t know, The Marketing Geeks are HUGE believers in face to face networking, so we get out and about and try to meet as many people as possible during the working week.

Lots of the events are free or cost the same as a cup of coffee or tea, and the connections you can make can be invaluable!

December is a crazy busy month so we’ll be calming down on the networking scene until the new year when we launch our own event in Dundee

So, if you would like to come along to any and either meet us there or arrange a one-2-one before or after the events we’d love to meet you!

Below are the events we will be attending this December (and their links to the tickets if you need to book!)

Tuesday 5th December

Creative Circles

The fantastic folks at Codebase are hosting Creative Circles monthly meet for creative, techs and makers, Event is sponsored by FreeAgent and is drop in anytime between 8:30 and 10:30am.

For this event we will be extra special as the good folks at PalTiya Premium will be demonstrating their incredible all weather sculpting material.

**There will also be a secont event held at Custom Lane, 67 Commercial Street, EH6 6LH**

Wednesday 6th December

Southsiders In Business

The original Glasgow event that inspired coffee connections is noted to be one of the best monthly events in the city. Don’t forget to bring along a toy or gift voucher for Glasgow Care Foundation

Thursday 14th December

GCI and Microsoft Christmas Extravaganza

Networking, festive drinks, GDPR (you see how we slipped it in subtly there?) at Waverley Gate. would be super to see everyone before Xmas!

Friday 22nd December

The Friday Biz Northumberland

Hosted by the delightful Charlie Kenny we attend the Granary in Berwick upon Tweed from 12noon-2pm (ish), lots of businesses and lots of interesting topics covered.

On all other days we are free for a chinwag over a cup of tea so feel free to get in touch at contactus@themarketinggeeks.co.uk and we can arrange a suitable time

For those of you who we wont get to see in December, have a great holiday season and we look forward to catching up in the new year

Our all inclusive social media package

Since this is one of the busiest times of year and we all have important things to worry about, like present buying, wondering if we’re on Santa’s naughty or nice list, and what to wear to the Christmas parties, social media can be left out in the cold.

This Christmas, why not let TMG manage your social media accounts for you?

Our team can run any number of accounts leaving you plenty time to sit back, relax and get on with enjoying your festivities! You deserve it!

To get in touch, email the team at contactus@themarketinggeeks.co.uk

Where Will TMG Be? November 2017

For anyone who doesn’t know, The Marketing Geeks are HUGE believers in face to face networking, so we get out and about and try to meet as many people as possible during the working week.

Lots of the events are free or cost the same as a cup of coffee or tea, and the connections you can make can be invaluable!

So, if you would like to come along to any and either meet us there or arrange a one-2-one before or after the events we’d love to meet you!

Below are the events we will be attending this November (and their links to the tickets if you need to book!)

Wednesday 1st November

Southsiders In Business

The original Glasgow event that inspired coffee connections is noted to be one of the best monthly events in the city. So naturally we have to check it out!

1st & 2nd November

Scottish Business Exhibition

SMEs of all shapes and sizes will be gathering in the SEC with a variety of talks and events being held over the two days.

Tuesday 7th November

Creative Circles

The fantastic folks at Codebase are hosting Creative Circles monthly meet for creative, techs and makers, Event is sponsored by FreeAgent and is drop in anytime between 8:30 and 10:30am

Wedding Suppliers Network

A great event for anyone who supplies services associated with weddings, from venues and caterers,  bespoke honeymoon planners, to wedding stationers and florists.

Friday 10th November

Preparing for GDPR

Admittedly not the sexiest of subjects but one that we will all be affected by in the next few months. We go along so that we make sure we keep ourselves compliant and also so that we can steer our clients in the right direction for help and advice.

The Friday Biz Northumberland

Hosted by the delightful Charlie Kenny we attend the Granary in Berwick upon Tweed from 12noon-2pm (ish), lots of businesses and lots of interesting topics covered.

Tuesday 14th November

MBTAG Tourism Showcase

We were invited along to the last MBTAG away day and it was not only eye opening to the range of businesses in the Midlothian and Borders area, but also a bloomin fun (if absolutely exhausting) day out!  come along and see what different services you could work with!

 Wednesday 15th November

Expo Scotland

Hashtag events are running Expo Scotland at Hampden Park for its second year! lets hope this is even bigger than the last!

Friday 17th November

Business Week East Lothian Coffee Morning

This bi monthly event in Haddington brings in a HUGE selection of businesses from in and around East Lothian and has some fantastic speakers.

Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd November

Scotland Build 2017

Scotlands leading event for those in construction and design held at the SEC. there will be workshops and seminars covering the two days so check out their website for an itinerary to make sure you don’t miss anything!

Thursday 23rd November

East End Connections

We unfortunately had to miss last months EEC and are feeling the FOMO. Looking forward to this one as it’ll be incredible!

Network Borders

We’ve never been before but this event in Lilliesleaf has caught our attention as its been steadily growing over the summer. so time to check it out!!!

Thursday 30th November

Intellectual Property Zone

Another subject that people shy away from but is incredibly important to know where you stand with. We’ll be going along anyway so if there is any uncertainty with where you stand with trademarks, IP or brand awareness, come along or let us know and we’ll look out for someone who can answer your questions.

On all other days we are free for a chinwag over a cup of tea so feel free to get in touch at contactus@themarketinggeeks.co.uk and we can arrange a suitable time

Traditional Marketing

Back in the dark ages before Social media and online influence was so monumental, there was what is now lovingly referred to as “Traditional Marketing”

While there is an assumption that everything is now online, traditional marketing is still very much alive and thriving and many are still relevant to a number of industries and professions, creating a more personalized approach.

So lets have a look at your current marketing strategy and see if there are some traditional methods that could make you stand out from the crowd