It’s no secret that Cardiff has a talented community of finance industry professionals who are putting Wales on the map for its finance sector. and they were out in force on Friday, at the Cardiff Finance Professionals networking event.

According to its LinkedIn group, the quarterly event, organised by Steve White of Thornbury Collective Services, was intended for “Financial Directors, Accountants, Book-keepers, Factoring & Invoice Discounting companies.”

“The event was an amazing success and saw a great turnout from people in all areas of finance in Cardiff.” – Shaun Thomas, Head of Marketing, Simply Factoring

We sponsored March’s event, which was a great opportunity to network with possible referral sources and finance professionals who can complement our services, as well as catching up with some familiar faces. We were genuinely impressed by the number of useful new contacts and we look forward to finding out how we can help each other.

Mark Francis, Simply Factoring Brokers and Steve White, Thornberry Collections

On a personal level, this was my first experience of a networking event and I received a warm welcome from everybody I spoke to. The attendees were eager to chat and offer advice whilst sharing their own stories, and, of course, swapping cards.

Along with Steve was his co-organiser, Mark Bennett from Ultimate Finance. The guests were a refreshing mix of seasoned regulars and new faces, including Nigel Adams, long time MD of Severnbay Corporate Solutions, Ross Mitchell who is establishing his company, Ross Mitchell Wealth Management, and Alyson Macnamara, who has vast experience at Barclays.

The speeches included our very own Mark Francis, as well as Steve Taylor from Henry Howard, who was fundraising for the London Marathon, in honour of SANDS – we wish you the best of luck, Steve!

All in all, it was a great night that was enjoyable and productive in equal measures. The next one is on Friday 13th July and we can’t wait!

Financial professionals meet at the Fuel Bar in Cardiff.
Simply Factoring Brokers Meet the Cardiff Financial Professionals.
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Simply Factoring Brokers Meet the Cardiff Financial Professionals.
Cardiff Financial Professionals is a quarterly networking event based in Cardiff, South Wales, aimed at connecting business owners and those in the finance industry.
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