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Cowes Business Association

Supporting businesses across Cowes, East Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard
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Business Community

Cowes Business Association is here to support, encourage and promote your business, by connecting you with other like-minded business owners across Cowes, East Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard. We have a vibrant new website, regular newsletters, a fully interactive directory, annual exhibition (Covid dependent) and lively and successful networking events.

Come and be part of this inspiring local business community. We believe that it is in the interests of everyone who lives and works in Cowes, that all local businesses thrive.

And it doesn’t stop
at the Solent!

We pride ourselves in promoting Cowes businesses to whoever needs our members’ services. And we encourage our members to participate fully and support the Cowes Business Association community by spreading the word whenever they can. Many of our members travel on a regular basis to the mainland and further afield.

It’s in the interests of all our businesses that your business should thrive!

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Business News

Place Plan

Another great drop-in session last week – Ian Boyd talked us through the main results and recommendations of the Cowes & Northwood Place Plan. It seems to us at the Cowes Business Association that there’s lots we can take forward to help realise our vision of Cowes as a thriving, resilient, dynamic and prosperous place to live, work and visit. Of the key broad objectives that emerge from the work, two seem particularly resonant for the CBA:   The need for a louder voice for the North Medina area. This would mean Cowes, East Cowes, Whippingham and Northwood, all geographically linked around Cowes harbour and the Medina estuary, if collaborating, could create a good strong lobbying block for issues that affect us all. While this would be led by Cowes Town Council, Cowes Business Association should be instrumental in both leading and contributing, being the voice of business in Cowes. A local resilience plan (called a “Civic College” in the plan) which brings together all the...

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Member Profile

Member Profile – Madeleine James Events

Madeleine James provides a holistic approach to organising events for her clients. With a diploma in Wedding planning and Event Management and being project management trained, Madeleine is qualified to take care of you and your event. What really sets Madeleine apart from other event organisers is that she is a certified Life Coach as well as Meditation Teacher Practitioner so can help relieve any stress through one to one meditation sessions via zoom or socially distanced! If the wedding party need help with writing and presenting their speeches, then why not enrol them on a one day speech writing course.  Lunch is provided and this is for a minimum of four people!Then after the event, especially weddings, Madeleine is able to help the couple plan the next adventure through life coaching.  Need help with decorating a venue then get in touch as Madeleine, with her artistic flair, can create the setting you are dreaming of!  Why not check out the website www.mjeventsiow.co.uk!Know...