The Entrepreneurs Circle to present blueprint for customer acquisition & retention at The Business Show 2016 Monday 9 May 2016 PDF Print With the massive contribution that SMEs have to the UK’s economy, it’s important that they get the basics right - 11-12 May 2016, Excel London – Stand 2360 - With poor customer acquisition and marketing killing far too many business, The Entrepreneurs Circle (The EC), will be presenting a series of Masterclass workshops at The Business Show 2016, to provide delegates with a blueprint for attracting and retaining customers. With 70% of SMEs naming customer acquisition and marketing as their biggest challenges*, The EC, which is the UK’s largest membership organisation dedicated to helping businesses grow, will be presenting its ‘7-11-4 Formula’ for proven business success throughout the show. Successful entrepreneur and founder of The EC, Nigel Botterill, and his team will be presenting the unique Formula in pre-bookable Masterclass sessions during the two-day show. Nigel Botterill, founder of The Entrepreneur’s Circle said: “A quarter of small UK businesses are unsure of how to market their products and services effectively and reports have shown that the average SME only achieves 39% of their planned marketing activity**. With the massive contribution that SMEs have to the UK’s economy, it’s important that they get the basics right. At The EC, we provide a comprehensive set of tools, which help our members find and keep customers. We’ll be giving delegates an insight into our unique 7-11-4 Formula during The Business Show and look forward to sharing our expertise in this area.” The EC is the UK’s largest membership organisation dedicated to helping businesses grow. Since launching in 2010, it has helped over 7,500 UK businesses become more successful via teaching, training and mentoring. In particular, The EC’s step-by-step Implementation Plans are designed as the ultimate ‘how to’ guides and support owners in all aspects of successfully growing a business. The Business Show is taking place at the Excel centre in London on 11-12 May. The EC is on Stand 2360. To register for the event, visit http://www.greatbritishbusinessshow.co.uk/. For further information, visit http://entrepreneurscircle.org or telephone 0121 765 3407. Ends Notes to Editors: * Source: Are things looking up for small businesses? Boost Capital, 2014; Entrepreneurs need more support to stop regrettable decisions, Ventas Central, 2014 ** Source: Alpha Gamma Solutions responds to study, Alpha Gamma, 2014; Mind the Marketing Gap, The Drum and Pitney-Bowes Center for Economic Research, 2014 About The Entrepreneurs Circle Launched in 2010 by business growth expert and successful entrepreneur, Nigel Botterill, The Entrepreneurs Circle (The EC) is the UK's largest membership organisation dedicated to helping businesses grow. It exists to educate, motivate, help and inspire business owners to achieve more than they ever thought possible. It does this by providing the tools and the knowledge to help business owners take control of their business via teaching, coaching, mentoring and through an extensive EC community, where thousands of like-minded business owners come together online and offline to share knowledge, ideas and insights. http://entrepreneurscircle.org https://www.facebook.com/entrepreneur.uk/info/?tab=overview Editor’s Contact: Peppa Sheridan, Peptalk Communications 01787 313822 peppa@peptalkpr DOT co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Peptalk Communications in the following categories: Business & Finance, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.