Institute of Directors Panel

IoD Meeting

On 1st February, IoD Hampshire & IoW launched the NEW Directors Breakfast Panel – How Can IoD the  Help Your Business Grow?

This extended version introduced a panel of experts available for Q&A on topics all relating to the IoD focus on Business Growth.


1. Nicky Rudd MCIPR FCIM: opening the debate on marketing and media awareness.
2. Neville Merritt: leading the cause on sales, and the overlap and difference to marketing.
3. Simon Ashby: providing insights into export sales, and how to generate them.
4. Glenn St.John-Colgan: five dos and don’ts when preparing tender submissions and bidding.
5. Lesley Bennett: representing IoD, helping members access and apply the advice and support the Institute can provide.

Divided into 2 parts, the first being introductions and discussions over breakfast, followed by a brief presentation from each of the panel before opening the floor to questions.