Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 14°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Suffolk: Expanded format unveiled for annual business exhibition

12:28 22 January 2013

ohn Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, left, and Roger Barcham, chairman of the Ipswich and Suffolk Small Business Association (ISSBA)

ohn Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, left, and Roger Barcham, chairman of the Ipswich and Suffolk Small Business Association (ISSBA)

THE 2013 Suffolk Business Exhibition is open for bookings, with this year’s version of the annual showcase event set to feature increased floor space and extended opening hours.

This year’s exhibition is being held on Wednesday, May 1 at Trinity Park, Ipswich, with the venue’s main exhibition hall being supplemented by a large marquee alongside the nearby Trinity Rooms complex.

Besides being bigger than in previous years, the exhibition will also be open for longer, running from 11am until 7pm and including an exhibitors’ breakfast, sponsoed by Trinity Park.

The only requirement for businesses wishing to exhibit at the event is that they must be a member the Ipswich & Suffolk Small Business Association (ISSBA) and/or Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

Roger Barcham, chairman of ISSBA, said: “ We are delighted that the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has agreed to be a strategic partner of the event again this year and delighted that they are encouraging other local organisations to get involved with sponsorship opportunities.

“Their support is paramount to us putting on such a successful event. I would also like to say thank you to our media partners Archant, who are once again supporting our event.”

John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber, added: “One of the great strengths of the business community in Suffolk is its willingness to come together and work as one to find new ways of working and creating new opportunities.

“The Suffolk Business Exhibition is a key part of the business calendar and as a Chamber we are pleased to once again be a strategic partner. We encourage small and medium sized firms to attend and in the current economic challenging environment, work together over the year ahead.”

For details of prices and to book a stand at the event visit www.issba.co.uk . Sponsorship opportunities are also available – call Kim Brown at Boleyn Events on 01473 712330 or 07740 563198.

Admission to the exhibition for visitors on the day is open to all and free of charge.

0 comments

Stock image. Despite road signs saying the road is shut, businesses along the B1113 are open for business. The road closure is not in affect for more than seven miles from the point of closure at the roundabout for the Old Neton Road between Stowupland and Stowmarket.

Business owners in mid Suffolk have claimed road works scheduled to run until September will affect trade numbers over the summer months.

Rooney Anand, chief executive of Greene King

Pubs and brewing group Greene King today reported a 60% increase in annual pre-tax profits after a “transformational” year which saw it become the UK’s largest operator of directly managed pubs.

Sizewell C

The vote to leave the European Union has posed fresh doubts over the likelihood of a new nuclear power plant in Suffolk.

The Greene King name is set to appear on more pubs.

The Greene King name will be appearing on even more pubs as a result of streamlining in the enlarged group’s portfolio of brands.

James Dix, finance director at Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport has announced a series to changes to its senior management team, following the recent appointment of new chief executive Andrew Cowan.

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24