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ABE and 20th Anniversary

Next Event

Anglia Business Exhibition 2016

Wednesday 15th June, 11.30am until 6pm at Trinity Park Be part of East Anglia’s Largest Business to Business Exhibition. The Anglia Business Exhibition reaches its 20th year in 2016 and during this time it has become the biggest and best established event of its kind.

Anglia Business Exhibition is free to visit so why not pre-register below to avoid the queues and enjoy free parking on site.

Book Event

Welcome to ISSBA

Ipswich & Suffolk Small Business Association (ISSBA) is the only business support organisation run by business owners for business owners. Established in 1986, ISSBA is non profit making and run by a committee of business owners who understand the ups and downs of being right at the coalface.

We are here to support you, by way of connecting you with other like minded business owners through our website, newsletters, full directory, annual exhibition and our lively and successful networking events. Let us help you make the most of this inspiring local business community.

Anglia Business Exhibition 2016

Bookings are coming in thick and fast for ABE16 so book soon if you would like to exhibit so you don't miss out! Click here to find out more.

 You can view a short capture video of last year's event below (by BoMoJo Productions).

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for ABE 2016, please click here or email us on contact@angliabusinessexhibition.com



ABE 20th Anniversary Networking Breakfast

ABE16 20th Anniversary Networking Breakfast

VISITING ABE ON 15TH JUNE? WOULD YOU LIKE TO COME ALONG TO THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY NETWORKING BREAKFAST FIRST? Kindly sponsored by Larking Gowen. A limited number of places are on offer to visitors. 

Book Event

ISSBA Charity of the Year

Fresh Start - new beginnings is ISSBA's Charity of the Year for 2015-16

ISSBA is delighted to be supporting Fresh Start - new beginnings and working with them.

Fresh Start - new beginnings works through Suffolk and Norfolk and was set up to provide a therapeutic service for children and young people up to 18 years who have reported being sexually abused and to offer support for their families.

For details on how to make a donation, please click here.


Join The Great Eastern Rail Campaign

Businesses and rail passengers across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk are being urged to join a campaign launched today (FRIDAY JULY 25) calling on Government for greater investment in the Great Eastern Main Line. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, the region’s MPs, business and rail leaders are heading a Taskforce calling for a faster, more reliable service on the London to Norwich line including:

  • Significant investment in track infrastructure
  • Better trains and a higher quality travelling experience
  • Greater capacity with more seats and more carriages

The overall goal is to achieve London to Chelmsford in 25 minutes, Colchester in 40, Ipswich in 60 and Norwich in 90.

To get behind the campaign sign up via the new website www.newanglia.co.uk/gerailcampaign and follow the campaign on twitter with #gerailcampaign.

Benefits to Members

Each member of ISSBA has the opportunity to reap tremendous benefits from their involvement in the Association and their gain will depend greatly on their reason for subscribing to the most influential small business association in East Anglia.

Key benefits have included:

  • Mutual Support
  • Networking
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Monthly events
  • Annual Exhibition
  • Members Directory
  • Website


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