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.
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.”
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