The annual ISSBA AGM will be held at BDO LLP, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich on Wednesday 12th June from 6pm to 9pm.
This is your opportunity to have your say on the direction that ISSBA takes. The committee welcomes all input from members, this is how we get our feedback as to what you want from your ISSBA membership.
This is a FREE event so do please come along, put your suggestions forward and enjoy some networking.
For more information or to book your place, please click here.
Business was booming at the annual Suffolk Business Exhibition held at Trinity Park on 1st May. The show was extremely successful, with an increase in visitor numbers from the last show.
Roger Barcham, Chairman of ISSBA commented: “We are delighted with the feedback from this year’s exhibition. Not only has it been the biggest yet, but many exhibitors have said it is the best show they’ve ever been to and extremely pleased with the quality of business contacts they made.”
The Showcase App for the Suffolk Business Exhibition allows you to register and 'claim' your company, which gives you the opportunity to edit your business information and add logos, descriptions and products.
Here's a step by step guide for how to set up your business entries:
We are delighted to announce a powerful new app that will help you network, exchange details and do business. We are making this available to attendees for free!
Called “Showcase”, the app will enable you to:
All of your activities on the app are sync’d to the Showcase web portal, making it easy to view and follow up opportunities after the event. Click on 'read more' below for the links.
Watch the video taken at the Suffolk Business Exhibition training day and listen to several exhibitors speak about their experiences!
NWES, the region’s leading business support organisation has announced its support to the Suffolk Business Exhibition. The event which is organised by ISSBA (Ipswich and Suffolk Small Business Association) and their Strategic Partner Suffolk Chamber of Commerce takes place at Trinity Park Ipswich on Wednesday 1st May 2013. NWES will be sponsoring the Business Start Up Area.
Kevin Horne, Chief Executive of NWES, commented: “We are delighted to be involved with this years event. We have been encouraging enterprise and helping to support business start-ups for over 30 years. To be part of the Suffolk Business Exhibition and in particular be the sponsor of the Business Start Up Area fits perfectly into our mission to ‘encourage enterprise’. Over the last 5 years we have helped over 2500 new businesses to start trading. We are keen to see even more people to set up their own business, in a sustainable way. With our support, it has been proven that businesses survive longer, grow faster and are more profitable. This sponsorship agreement also fits perfectly with our other business sponsorships which includes the Future 50 and the East Anglian Business Awards.”
Sponsors and media partners recently gathered at Ipswich Town Hall to officially launch this years Suffolk Business Exhibition. The event was sponsored by Ipswich Borough Council and included a welcome address from Councillor Bryony Rudkin, Portfolio Holder for Culture.
Arguably one of the county’s best-supported business events, the ISSBA Suffolk Business Exhibition 2013 will be taking place at Trinity Park Ipswich on Wednesday 1st May 2013.
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The 2012 Suffolk Business Exhibition – a joint venture between Ipswich & Suffolk Small Business Association (ISSBA), Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and Menta – attracted a bumper crowd for a lively day of debate, training, meeting up and doing business.