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ISSBA July Networking Event

Wednesday 24th July, 9.30am - 11.30am

A Listers at Aurora, Ipswich

Join us in this fantastic venue overlooking Ipswich Waterfront for friendly networking over tea or coffee.

Non members also welcome..

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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 2024

ABEThank you to everyone that took part in ABE2024. It was a fantastic event and we are very grateful to all of our sponsors, exhibitors, visitors, suppliers and volunteers.

ABE2025 will take place at Trinity Park, Ipswich on 7th May next year and exhibitor stands will go on sale in September so watch this space! Sponsor opportunities are now available to help you maximise your impact, if you are interested in joining us as a sponsor, please call the ABE team on 07810 370141 and they will be happy to help.

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ISSBA Networking Event - July 2024

ISSBA Meet the Members networking Event

Join us on Wednesday 24th July from 9.30am at A Listers at Aurora, Ipswich for a morning of friendly and welcoming networking over coffee or tea.

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ISSBA Charity of the Year

Meet our Charity of the Year 2023-24

Lighthouse WA thumbnail lhouse with strapEvery year, the ISSBA committee selects a charity from amongst our members to become our Charity of the Year. This year we are delighted to be supporting Lighthouse Women's Aid.

Find out more 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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