Local businesses are being encouraged to attend and exhibit at the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber Spring Expo.
With 120 Exhibitors from various business sectors and around 800 attendees expected, the Spring Chamber Business Expo is the largest Business Exhibition to be held in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. This year’s Expo also presents the opportunity for exhibitors only, the chance to sell their products to visitors on the day. The Expo will be taking place Thursday 12 March 9.30am-2.30pm at Three Counties Showground, Malvern.
Sponsored by Hewett Recruitment, the Chamber Business Expo gives businesses a fantastic opportunity to network and gain key business contacts, as well as promoting your company and raising its profile within the community.
In addition to the Exhibition which runs from 9.30am-2.30pm, there is also a packed agenda of activities throughout the day, here’s a look at what’s going on at the Expo:
Networking Breakfast Sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central – Over 250 business professionals attend this breakfast to begin a busy day of networking. This breakfast will also feature a number of keynote speakers including; Keith Beech, Head of Communications at One Worcestershire, Nic Millington, CEO of Rural Media, Ben Mannion, Director at Hewett Recruitment and finally Sharon Smith, CEO of Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce.
The Networking Zone Sponsored by Haines Watts – Located in the centre of the exhibition hall, the Networking Zone offers free tea and coffee, provided by Water Cooler World, and provides visitors and exhibitors a chance to speak to old and new contacts.
Food and Drink Producers Zone Sponsored by mfg Solicitors – A main feature of the event which always proves popular with attendees. Local food and drink companies will be showcasing their products and providing free samples throughout the day, with the chance to buy goods to enjoy at home.
The day will also feature a number of free-to-attend seminars. These informative sessions are incredibly popular so pre-booking is essential. The seminars are as follows;
Budget Briefing in partnership with Bishop Fleming – Where we will be joined by guest speakers Bishop Fleming who will be talking through what the announcements from the budget mean for the business community.
5G, The Future of Telecoms in partnership with Ubi-Tech (3R) Ltd – This high-level overview will tell you exactly what is 5G, its capabilities and potential. It will also take a brief look at some of the problem areas and how network traffic is forecast to increase several fold over the next few years.
How to Work Global and be Global in partnership with Ebay – We are also delighted to welcome Bert Bassett, Business Development Director at Ebay, who will deliver the How to Work Local and be Global free seminar.
The Expo is FREE to attend for Members and Non-members and Exhibition stands are also available to all businesses across the region and start from £299+VAT for Chamber Members.