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Summer Meet the Members Networking Event

Wednesday 29th July, 9.30am - 11.30am Join us for some summer networking with a difference! Thank you to The Sinfield Nature Conservation Trust for kindly sponsoring the event.

Enjoy some friendly networking over coffee/tea in a beautiful wildlife nature reserve. There will also be an optional guided walk around the nature reserve.

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 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



ISSBA Charity of the Year

Papworth Trust is ISSBA's Charity of the Year for 2014-15

ISSBA is delighted to be supporting the Papworth Trust and working with them.

Papworth Trust have announced that £309.24 was raised at this year's Anglia Business Exhibtion. Thanks to everyone that donated.

To make a donation via our Just Giving page, 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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