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Meet the Members Networking Event

Wednesday 25th January, 9.20am to 11.30am at New Wolsey Theatre Join us for our first networking event of the New Year! Our Meet the Members events are always popular for friendly, welcoming and informal networking over tea or coffee but this event is bringing you even more! We are excited to welcome Elene Marsden, Hangouts4Business and Barry Burns, BoMoJo to talk to us about the use of video as part of your digital marketing.

Special thanks to Elene and Barry for sponsoring this event and to the New Wolsey Theatre for providing the venue.

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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.

Meet the Members Networking Event Feb 2017

Meet the Members Networking Feb 2017

Our February event is on 22nd February at the Belstead Brook Hotel from 9.30am to 11.30am. Our popular Meet the Members events are a friendly and informal way to network over a coffee or tea. You don't need to be a member to attend so come along to find out more. Book your place now and get your business cards ready for a morning of networking.

Thank you to the Belstead Brook Hotel for sponsoring this event.

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Anglia Business Exhibition 2016

Thank you to everyone that sponsored, exhibited or visited ABE16. It was a fantastic event and we are very grateful for your support.

Watch a short film montage of this year's event below (by BoMoJo Productions).

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for ABE 2017, please click here or email us on contact@angliabusinessexhibition.com



ISSBA Charity of the Year

Atrium Studios is ISSBA's Charity of the Year for 2016-17

This year we have taken our Charity of the Year in a slightly different direction and are proud to be supporting Atrium Studios as part of our commitment to supporting local businesses.

Atrium Studios is an innovative creative industries hub located at UCS, Ipswich and is adjacent to the stunning Waterfront Marina. It is the first of its kind in Ipswich, and offers affordable studio and desk space to start-ups, SME's, freelancers, artists, graduates and alumni. It’s a space to; work, meet, collaborate, network and grow.

To find out more please visit www.uos.ac.uk/atriumstudios.

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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