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April 2012

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events about how being in Somerset can help your business grow - and provide the lifestyle that you and your family deserve.

Here you will find business success stories, key business networking events and more.


The good news is that our campaigning is well under way with outdoor presence at Gordano (M5) and Fleet (M3) services as well as in-train advertising and editorial planned throughout the Thames valley commuter lines.

Above: Gordano Services with Engineering themed posters, and our new poster at Fleet Services Westbound below:


As part of Somerset 3D’s drive to continually strive to be the best we can at promoting Somerset as a great place to operate, we need your help in letting us know what you think of Somerset as a base for business.

Please spare a few minutes to complete this very straightforward survey about Somerset.

The information will assist Somerset 3D to adapt its marketing messages and to be flexible in their approach to business engagement.

It won’t take long – we promise!

Click  to start   https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2012_Somersetperceptionsurvey0512


As well as exhibiting, Rupert Cox, the CEO of Somerset 3D, has been invited to address the conference on 18th May to discuss some of the challenges faced by inward investors and how organisations such as Somerset 3D can smooth the passage of investment.

Rupert says:

“I am delighted to have been invited to address this prestigious audience of new and growing business people who are looking for new business opportunities across the UK.


We hope that Somerset will field their strongest team against the touring South Africans who prepare for their Test series against England with a warm-up game here in the Cider County. With Marcus Trescothick, the best opening batsmen in the country, starring for Somerset and supported by some excellent emerging England stars of the future, where better to showcase Somerset’s success.


The Somerset in Business Conference 2012 organsers Somerset 3D and the Somerset Chamber of Commerce announce the free workshops for the afternoon sessions available to delegates.

Innovate to Succeed will be the sixth conference delivered by Somerset 3D and the Somerset Chamber, and the organisers anticipate it will be a bumper year with delegate numbers expected to be in excess of 230.


Two renowned experts in the fields of business innovation and collaboration will front this year’s Somerset in Business Conference, entitled Innovate to Succeed.


The BBC’s face of classical music, Charles Hazlewood, is the latest well-known personality pledging support for inward investment organisation, Somerset 3D. Charles Hazlewood joins a host of famous Somerset ambassadors including businesswoman Deborah Meaden, actress Sarah Parish and festival guru Michael Eavis in backing Somerset 3D’s 'So Well Connected' marketing campaign, which launched last month.