Tech City-On-Sea

Tech City-on-Sea is just over one month away! Our famous beer and pizza night will see up to 100 organisations join us at the Hive Enterprise Centre for some informal networking and (you guessed it) some free beer and pizza! New for 2017 we are adding to the event by inviting local ‘techie’ businesses to […]

Fully Funded Workshops and Events

The Hive’s January – March 2017 workshop programme is under way with a range of events covering various topics from ‘Lead generation’ workshops to ‘Networking and Cake’. These events are all free to attend making them perfect for Start-up and even established businesses who want to learn more skills and gain more contacts within the […]

Christmas has arrived at the Hive!!

Our Christmas party took place on 7th December and we were delighted to welcome over 40 “Friends”, past and present businesses and representatives from other local organisations, to the event. There was food and drink and the famous, or infamous, Hive Christmas Quiz.  This was devised and presented by Seb and involved six rounds of […]

Back to reality!

The kids are back at school, a million working mothers and fathers breathe a sigh of relief as they drop little Keith and Jemima off in the school yard. Then you go back into your office and realise that actually, they weren’t that much of a handful and actually, you’d rather be running around after […]

Pokemon Go, Go, Go!

PokeMarketing, Go! So, it’s back! I can’t believe that I’m seeing the Pokemon craze once again resurface. I remember all those years ago wasting my summer holiday sat in a dark room chasing Pokemon on a 2 inch analogue screen. This is why I have to applaud Nintendo. They have managed to convince a whole […]

Networking

Networking: ‘Interacting with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts’. This is a word that I have heard a lot since working in an enterprise centre. At first I had no idea what was meant when people were throwing around the word ‘networking’ but after some research online and first hand,  attending  […]

Let them eat cake!!!!!

Cake is a wonderful thing. I never realised quite how naughty cake is for you until I saw my Nan making it a few years ago. 1/3 sugar, 1/3 butter, 1/3 flour- It’s a dieter’s worst nightmare… but it is wonderful! Being the third Monday of the month this Monday was dubbed ‘Blue Monday’, the […]

The week when time stood still…

Just like Bees waking up from hibernation after a long winters’ sleep, our members are slowly returning to the Hive with belly’s full of pollen and ready to make some sweet honey. Others never seemed to have left. (I suspect some even ate Christmas dinner at their hot-desks!) The Hive is once again buzzing following […]