Supported by Headline Sponsors:

 swindon & wiltshire

 

*15th october 2020

Steam

Firefly Avenue

Swindon SN2 2EY

10am - 3:45pm

 

Main Partners & Associate Partners:

Headline Sponsors

Connect with hundreds of other businesses from the region

Get Connected

The Expo has probably the largest free programme of business content in the region, bringing hundreds of regional business people together for an intensive day of networking, business inspiration and support, and an exhibition. It’s for all business people in the region (Swindon, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, many from within a 40 mile radius of Swindon) from all sizes of business, from corporations and large enterprises operating locally, medium-sized, small, micro businesses and start-ups.

 

Get Connected: The purpose of the expo includes enabling businesses to connect all day. Lanyard badges for all attendees include the business sector they operate in, facilitating the networking between visitors. There are non-stop organised networking events throughout the day, all free to attend.

 

Inspiration and support: A large, free-to-attend programme of business expert Seminars and Workshops to inspire and inform on topical business topics takes place all day. There is a brand new feature called Ask The Expert, where

 

Large Exhibition: Exhibiting helps promote businesses and enables other businesses to discover suppliers, all made easier because its face to face.

 

 

Probably the biggest business content programme in the region

25+ Speakers, 14 Sector Networking events, Ask the Expert sessions - all Free

Brilliant Seminars

A large programme of business expert Seminars and Workshops inform and inspire for business growth throughout the Expo. They are all free to attend.

 

Whether you'd like to brush up on your skills on Linkedin, discover a new way to market your business, or be inspired by someone's business journey, it's an opportunity to step outside the day to day of the business and do some work on the business

 

...you can reserve your free places at them here

 

"It’s a fantastic opportunity to meet people face to face, engage with people, and find out more about their business."

Sian Swift, Business Development manager for the Business Exchange

 

 

Networking

The entire expo is designed as a contact-making opportunity. Large lanyard badges displaying attendees' name and business along with business sector makes the networking easier throughout the event.

 

At the Expo, there are facilitated networking events, many specific to a particular Sector.

 

There is a Breakfast Networking event to start off, followed by 14 specific Sector-Networking events, 2 open Speed Networking events, and a relaxed Networking Drinks event to end. Book your free place today and don't miss out.

Ask The Expert

An exciting new feature for the 2020 Expo is the 'Ask The Expert' area.

 

'Ask the Expert' is a dedicated area within the Expo where Visitors can sit down with experts from many different areas of business expertise for a free one-to-one 15 minute consultation.

 

It will let business people explore new ideas and avenues in running their businesses and give them valuable take-away advice and ideas on a wide range of business topics, including (but not limited to): Marketing; Technology; Finance; Personal Development; Business Development & Management Consultancy

What they say

"First of well done on an excellent event, you definitely could not tell that was the first time you had run the event in that location.

 

Overall really happy and hope to attend again in the future."

Duncan Reeves – Head of Corporate Pensions

PES Financial Services

"Lovely to meet you yesterday, we had a really good time at the expo, coming up form South Wales was a good idea to meet and connect with some businesses in Bristol."

Claire Bowen

Director

Career Recriutment

 

 

"Thanks for having us we had a great day at the Bristol expo.

 

It was a lot busier than I originally thought and there was a huge amount of footfall throughout the day which was great. Also, the location was good too as it is central in Bristol and had plenty of parking etc nearby."

Rose Adderley

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Business West

"Great Exhibition here today, really busy, lots of quality customers, so a really good day actually, just long enough, so will definitely come back again"

Julie Cooper, Skydive Netheravon, Wiltshire

"It was a very well organised event; the constant flow of new people to talk to was brilliant. "

Maxine Moustrides

Corporate Fundraiser

 

Get Connected Swindon & Wiltshire brings hundreds of business people together from the region.

Raise the profile of your business, listen and show people what you can do to help them.

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