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Events being run by ISSBA and ISSBA members.

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Meet the Members Networking Event

Thursday 26th November, 9.30am - 11.30am Join us for some friendly and informal networking over coffee or tea at our popular Meet the Members Networking Event.

You don't need to be a member to attend so why not come along and find out more.

Thank you to Develop Anglia for kindly supplying 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.

Anglia Business Exhibition 2015

Thank you to everyone that helped to make Anglia Business Exhibition 2015 our biggest and best ever.

 You can view a short capture video of the 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



ISSBA Christmas Party 2015

ISSBA Christmas Party 2015

Join us at an amazing new venue, Bear’s Boutique Bowling Bar and Grill in Ipswich on Wednesday 16th December from 6.30pm for our 2015 Christmas party! Canapes, bowling, fun and prizes. Thank you to Bears for sponsoring this event.  

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ISSBA Meet the Members Networking Event Jan 16

Meet the Members Networking Event

Join us for our first event of 2016 on Thursday 28th January at The New Wolsey Theatre. Arrive from 9.15am for a 9.30am start, finish at 11.30am. Talks from Kerseys Solicitors and Double S Design on Image Copyright Law. Thank you to Kerseys, Double S Design and the New Wolsey for sponsoring this event.  

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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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