Shrewsbury Business Expo

10 Oct
  10th October 2019
  7:45am to 2:00pm
  Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Open to members and non-members of Shropshire Chamber. This event is ideal for businesses looking to forge new contacts, raise their profile and extend their business knowledge.

Event Agenda:
7.45 to 8.15 Registration. Tea/Coffee and buffet breakfast available.
8.15 to 9.45 Breakfast Meeting with Guest Speaker, one of the region’s leading businesswomen, Mandy Thorn MBE, recently appointed President of Shropshire Chamber and also Chair of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership.

10.00 to 13.30 Business Expo Opens – Visit the many exhibitors who are looking to promote their services and welcome you.

To complement the exhibition, we’ll be running 3 free seminars. These seminars are delivered exclusively by Chamber members, enabling attendees to tap into the vast amount of knowledge and insight that Chamber members share.

10.30 to 11.15 SEMINAR 1  Aaron and Partners – Employee Share Ownership – ways for your employees to share in the growth and success of your company.
Employment Contracts – we will take you through some of the new requirements in respect of employment contracts that shall be coming in to force in April 2020 and other pointers in order to protect your business from the outset of employing an individual.
“IP” is there a golden chip”  Most companies have some bespoke IP which may be of use to others or which they need to protect. How can you maximise returns and protect your IP ?

11.30 to 12.00 SEMINAR 2  Reclaim Tax UK Ltd – In recent times it has been widely documented that a large proportion of eligible businesses actually miss out on claiming valuable tax relief. During this informative session we will taking a high level view into how your business can benefit from Research and Development tax relief.
•R&D does it apply to me?
•What is Research & Development tax relief?
•Do I qualify?
•Case Studies
With the average tax benefit of £52,000 it is vitally important that all businesses are exploring whether or not they can benefit from these well established tax benefits.
This seminar will be of benefit to Managing Directors, Operations Directors and Finance Directors.

12.15 to 13.00 SEMINAR 3 Have you ever wanted to be more persuasive? More compelling? And have the kind of sales conversations which are a win:win for everyone involved? Then you need to be in the audience at Alan S Adams’ talk. As one of the only business coaches in the UK to be trained in the art and science of Dr Cialdini’s principles of Persuasion® and Pre-suasion®, he’ll be sharing some top take-aways that you can implement right away in your business. Learn how to inspire, how to drive action, and how to change others’ mindsets, ethically and powerfully.

(Seminars will run whilst the Expo takes place. NB You are free to dip in and out of the Expo and seminars throughout the whole event)
13.30 to 14.30 Networking Buffet Lunch – After a busy morning of networking, make sure you book your lunch to end the day in a relaxed environment.

If you book an exhibition stand you will receive 1 free breakfast place and 1 free lunch place.

Exhibitors confirmed so far include:

  • 3D Printz Ltd
  • 7video Ltd
  • Barringtons Limited
  • Bespoke Computing Ltd
  • Chrisbeon
  • Dyke Yaxley
  • Evastore Ltd
  • Furrows Ltd
  • Hencote
  • Hunter Bevan Ltd
  • Midland Computers Ltd
  • MNA / Shropshire Star
  • Network Telecom (UK) Ltd
  • Nick Jones Wealth Planning
  • Paradyme Consulting
  • Pure Telecom
  • Q Financial Services
  • Reclaim Tax UK Ltd
  • Reech
  • SBC Training
  • SBM Digital Ltd
  • SET For Business CRM
  • Shrewsbury Colleges Group
  • Shropshire Business
  • Shropshire Chamber 
  • Shropshire Council / Marches Growth Hub / Invest in Shropshire
  • Shropshire Festivals
  • Telford & Wrekin Council / APT
  • Telford & Wrekin Council / Life Ready Work Ready
  • Thomas Consulting
  • We Are Promotional Products
  • Whittingham Riddell LLP
  • Welshpool Print Group
  • Yarrington
    more exhibitors being added daily..

    It is free of charge to visit the Expo but you do still need to book your place.

    Tickets are issued and visitors admitted on the understanding that no canvassing is allowed by non-exhibitors. Visitors suspected of canvassing in contravention of this rule will be asked to leave. This policy is in place to support the exhibitors that have supported this event by purchasing a stand and making the event possible