MNC Community Champions

Meet Our MNC Community Champions!

Our Community Champions are our super members with special powers!

 

They are small business owners, who have embraced the power of networking to raise their profiles.  They are very active in the MNC community and spread the word about how MNC networking can help business owners like you! You’ll find them at our events online and in real life ready to give you a warm MNC welcome.  Our Champions have stepped up to share the networking love with the entrepreneurial world.

Debbie Stevens

Debbie Stevens

Ask Debbie about: Her Girls Nights In and her new Kick Butt and Stay Positive Day

Her top networking tip: Don’t be afraid to join in – see who you can help at the meeting.

Follow Debbie and see what her business is up to at Debbie Stevens Wellbeing

MNC Member for 10 yrs

Heather Hulbert

Heather Hulbert

Ask Heather about: Her work with the Children’s Mental Health Summit, the ideal Client Workshop and her Zoom friendly Cat!

Her top networking tip: Be consistent – don’t be known for being a no show!

Follow Heather and see what her business is up to at Heather Hulbert Designs

Member for 2  yrs

Catherine Browning

Catherine Browning

Ask Catherine about: Her love of Design, her beautiful dog and why she was a reluctant networker.

Her top networking tip: Book all your meetings for the next 3 months – Turn up and enjoy!

Follow Catherine and see what her business is up to at B Creative Designs

Member for 1 year

Emma Tovey

Emma Tovey

Ask Emma about: Her new office space, personal branding and her pink hoodies.

Her top networking tip: Always book at least one 1 to 1 at every meeting – make it your mission to find out more about people.

Follow Emma and see what her business is up to at ToGs By Emma

Member for 5 years

Lincoln Noel

Lincoln Noel

Ask Lincoln about: His nickname Tinkling Lincoln, his Valentines songs and his love of singing.

His top networking tip: Make your pitch stand out – you could always sing it accompanied by a piano!!

Follow Lincoln and see what his business is up to at Lincoln Noel Pianist

Member for 2 years

Ros Thompson

Ros Thompson

Ask Ros about: Her Bach Flower Remedies, work-life balance and her work with Children’s Mental Health week

Her top networking tip: Mix up your pitch so you can showcase different elements of your business.

Follow Ros and see what her business is up to at Remedies by Ros

Member for 6 years

Justine Frankis

Justine Frankis

Ask Justine about: Her gorgeous Guest House, all things Isle of Wight and her Travellers Choice Award.

Her top networking tip: Always give back to the community – don’t be a drain, be a radiator

Follow Justine and see what her business is up to at Inglewood Guest House

Member for 2 years

Emma Nottage

Emma Nottage

Ask Emma about: Her goal setting workshop, her music lessons and why she loves elephants.

Her top networking tip: Practice your pitch again and again – have two versions a long and short one.

Follow Emma and see what her business is up to at The Muscial Diamond

Member for 2 years

Emma Weatherstone

Emma Weatherstone

Ask Emma about: Her role with the FSB, her charity work and her love of adventures.

Her top networking tip: Take the time to find out about your fellow networkers – Book a coffee in!

Follow Emma and see what her business is up to with the Federation of Small Business.

Member for 8 years

Debbie Kempson

Debbie Kempson

Ask Debbie about: Her Chocolate Bombs, cupcake bouquets, and celebration cakes.

Her top networking tip: Count yourself in, don’t sit on the sidelines – otherwise, you can miss opportunities

Follow Debbie and see what her business is up to at Tideways Sweet Treats

Member for 4 years

Lou McArragher

Lou McArragher

Ask Lou about: Her Masterminds, Imposter Syndrome and her fundraiser for Cancer Research

Her top networking tip: Just smile, enjoy the meetings and be yourself.

Follow Lou and see what her business is up to at Conscious Connections

Member for 5 yrs

Emma Lowe

Emma Lowe

Ask Emma about: Her work-life Balance, Growing her team and How to keep healthy.

Her top networking tip: Be strategic in your networking meetings. Don’t go for the scatter gun approach.

Follow Emma and see what her business is up to Emma Lowe – Tropic Skincare Ambassador

Member for 3 yrs

Tracy Thompson

Tracy Thompson

Ask Tracy about: Her Beautiful creations, her famous campervan cake and her love of sport.

Her top networking tip: Make it your goal to help someone at every meeting.

Follow Tracy and see what her business is up to at Iced and Nice Cakes

Member for 7 years

Julie Ackroyd-Caplin

Julie Ackroyd-Caplin

Ask Julie about: Her Gingerbread empire, her Christmas jumper order and all things embroidery

Her top networking tip: Find a Charity partner and see how you can work together,

Follow Julie and see what her business is up to Noona’s Crafty Creations

Member for 2 years

Anne Brooker

Anne Brooker

Ask Anne about: Her win a mini competition, Cashback card and love of all things purple

Her top networking tip: Post online after the meeting and tag people that you meet – post them a link to something useful.

Follow Anne and see what her business is up to at Utility Warehouse

Member for 4 years

Rebecca Simmons

Rebecca Sharp-Simmonds

Ask Rebecca about: Her crowdfunding campaign, her new café and all things cake

Her top networking tip: Don’t be afraid to ask your network for what you are looking for – you will be surprised at the connections in the community.

Follow Rebecca and see what her business is up to at Spark Community Space

Member for 2 years

Christine Gillott

Christine Gillott

Ask Christine about: Fundraising events, her firewalk activities and her unique hobby.

Her top networking tip: Create partnerships to run events as it can be beneficial to all involved and you can have some fun along the way.

Follow Christine and see what her charity is up to at Care for Veterans

Member for 1 years

Serena Manda

Serena Manda

Ask Serena about: Her Web and Brand competition, her brand audit her charity partnership.

Her top networking tip: Engage in the online community before and after the events to keep your business visible and consistent

Follow Serena and see what her business is up to at Four and Twenty Design

Member for 3 years

Pamela Boulton

Pamela Boulton

Ask Pamela about: Her love of travel, cricket  and why she loves cold water swimming.

Her top networking tip: Make sure you mix up your posts – pique peoples curiosity and make them reflect on what else is going on in the world

Follow Pamela and see her latest travel offers at Pamela Boulton Travel

Member for 2 years

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