Anniversary Decades

2018 is a Year of 10’s

2018

Appointed President of Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce at their AGM on 26th November 2018

Appointed Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Area Leader Sussex on 6th December 2018 after 3 week election. Effective 2019-2022 

100th Anniversary
The Royal Air Force is the United Kingdom’s aerial warfare force. Formed towards the end of the First World War on 1 April 1918, it is the oldest independent air force in the world

80th Anniversary
The Crawley Chamber of Commerce which is now known as Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1938

70th Anniversary
The 1948 Summer Olympics in London was opened on the 29th July 1948

The National Health Service (NHS) was introduced on the 5th July 1948
The National Health Service is the publicly funded national healthcare system for England and one of the four National Health Services for each constituent country of the United Kingdom.  It is the largest single-payer healthcare system in the world

Crawley was designated a New Town on the 9th January 1947
Celebrations ended 8th Jan 2018

The Citroen 2CV was first manufactured on 7th October1948

I was born on the 30th August 1948 and celebrated my 70th Birthday on a cruise in the Southern Caribbean followed by a few days in Barbados. ( My Birthday present)

60th Anniversary
On the 9th June 1958 London Gatwick Airport was officially opened by the Queen

On the 29th July 1958 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was founded.  It is an independent agency of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

40th Anniversary
In 1978 I first got involved with Computing whilst I was in the Motor Trade working for Osborn Garages in Whitechapel, London

20th Anniversary
In April 1998 I became self employed and set up my own Computer Company
My website is called https://irepairyourcomputer.co.uk

In June 1988 I joined the Crawley Chamber of Commerce which is now known as Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce which is also celebrating the 80th Anniversary of it’s foundation in 1938

10th Anniversary
In 2008 I first got involved in setting up whole of home equipment for Million Pound House builds. This is now known as Internet of Things (Iot) and the latest buzz word is “Smart Homes”:
My website is called  https://iotsmarthome.co.uk

In 2008 I also first started setting up WordPress websites and now I offer to design, transfer, configure and train users.
My website is called https://wpwebsites.co.uk

Area Leader FSB Sussex

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) South East: Area Leader Sussex – Elected after 3 week campaign from the 12th November to 3rd December.  Confirmed appointed on 6th December 2018

Thank you to all those that supported me in this 21 day election.

My new role is to support Members of the FSB in Sussex and  act as a representative of the FSB whenever requested to do so.

Submitted Application form for Candidate:
Geoffrey Alan Williamson
it@ituk.biz
Headline.
Proactive FSB Activist for over 15 Years holding positions including, Branch and Regional Chairman, Regional Secretary and currently Area Leader

Why?
I have been an FSB Member for nearly twenty Years and I believe passionately about working to help Members wherever possible to succeed.

Having held Top positions in my Branch, former Region and new Area. I have met many influential people and have helped to get many Members queries resolved.

In the last three month’s I have had meetings with five MP’s. Sir Paul Beresford MP, Tim Laughton MP, Dominic Raab MP, Chris Grayling MP and Jeremy Quin MP

As a self-employed Computer engineer I have worked on five Local Mayor’s and several Councillors PC’s.

I have worked closely with Henry Smith MP since he was Leader of West Sussex County Council to present.

If elected I will continue to work tirelessly to support Members in my Area requiring support whilst building links with Local Councillors and MP’s

I believe that the FSB is the best organisation for Small Businesses

Skills.
Branch Chairman Crawley Horsham & Mid Sussex for seven Years
Regional Chairman Surrey and West Sussex for three Years
Regional Secretary Surrey and West Sussex for three Years
Area Leader Surrey and West Sussex for one year
Member of West Sussex Broadband Panel

Executive Member of Crawley and Gatwick Chamber of Commerce for twelve Years

Chairman of Horley and District Chamber of Commerce for three Years

Champion of the Institute of Sales Management – CISM
(Formerly Companion of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management – CISMM)

Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry – MIMI

Former Member of the British Institute of Management – MBIM

Former Member of the Institute of Directors – MIoD

I have worked in all types of businesses from multinational to self-employed. The last 40 Years of which have been in Computing. This industry changes daily. Survival relies on a mindset of constant change and flexibility.

Henry Smith MP visiting Geoff Williamson Proprietor of I Repair Your Computer about Small Business Saturday

Geoff Williamson with Henry Smith MP at the Crawley & Gatwick Chamber of Commerce AGM

Geoff Williamson and Chris Grayling MP with Core Wellness Centres winners of Best Business in Epsom & Epsom Downs representing Federation of Small Businesses Sponsors of the Award.

FSB meeting with Sir Paul Beresford MP for Mole Valley 08/11/2018

FSB meeting with Jonathan Sharrock at Coast to Capital AGM 19/07/2018

FSB meeting with David Hodge Leader of Surrey County Council 19/07/2018

FSB meeting with Chris Grayling MP for Epsom & Ewell at Epsom & Ewell Business Awards Launch 13/07/2018

FSB meeting with Dominic Raab MP for Esher & Walton 29/06/2018

FSB meeting with Tim Loughton MP for Worthing and Shoreham 29/06/2018

FSB meeting with Sir Paul Beresford MP for Mole valley 28/06/2018

FSB meeting with Jeremy Quinn MP for Horsham (Small Business Saturday) 02/12/2017

FSB meeting with Henry Smith MP for Crawley at Westminster 07/09/2016

FSB meeting with Edward Vaizey MP at Broadband Summit 20/11/2015

 

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St Maarten in 360

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San Juan in 360

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