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Events being run by ISSBA and ISSBA members.

Sept 17 MTM

Next Event

ISSBA Meet the Members Networking Event

Wednesday 27th September, 9.30am - 11.30am at Old Custom House, Ipswich Waterfront

Join us at our September networking event for some friendly and informal networking over a coffee or tea. You don't need to be a member to attend so come along to find out more. Book now and get your business cards ready for a morning of networking.

We are looking forward to short talks by our sponsors for this event - Hunnaball Funeral Group and St Elizabeth Hospice. Thank you to them both for kindly sponsoring this event.

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 Spotlight 2017

Anglia Business Spotlight 2017

Booking is now open for one of our most popular annual events - Anglia Business Spotlight, this year held in the stunning surroundings of Hintlesham Hall. We are delighted to welcome back award winning broadcaster (BBC Radio Suffolk), Rachel Sloane, to this year’s Anglia Business Spotlight event on Wednesday 25th October.

Join us for an interesting evening including networking and a buffet.

Book Event

Anglia Business Exhibition 2017

Thank you to everyone that sponsored, exhibited at or visited ABE17. It was another great event with over 1,000 people there on the day.



If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner for ABE 2018, please click here or email us on contact@angliabusinessexhibition.com


ISSBA Charity of the Year

ISSBA is supporting I Roll Up My Sleeves for 2017-18

Every year, the ISSBA committee selects a charity from amongst our members to become our Charity of the Year. This year we are supporting I Roll Up My Sleeves who are making a big difference in our local area via ethical business networking.

I Roll Up My Sleeves is a Social Enterprise that is helping businesses maximise their Social Impact through Ethical Business Networking. They work to bring the local business community and local community projects together. Find out more by clicking here.

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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