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Events being run by ISSBA and ISSBA members.


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Next Event

Anglia Business Spotlight

Wednesday 16th October from 6pm

Join us for one of our most popular annual events at Suffolk New College from 6pm.

Eight lucky ISSBA members will be interviewed by BBC Radio Suffolk presenter, Georgy Jamieson, in front of an audience. You will have a chance to ask them questions and then enjoy some networking and a light buffet.

You don't need to be a member to attend so come along to find out more. There is also a special offer for ISSBA members.

Thank you to Suffolk New College for sponsoring this event.

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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 2020

ABEStand bookings are now open for Anglia Business Exhibition 2020. The exhibition will take place on 13th May at Trinity Park so book now as stands will sell fast.

To maximise your exposure, why not consider one of our sponsorship opportunities. Call the ABE team on 01394 200134 and they will be happy to help.

Click here for further info or to book your stand!


Meet the Members Networking Event November 2019

Meet the Members Networking Event

Join us for some friendly networking over coffee or tea on 27th November onboard The Allen Gardiner. Thank you to The Allen Gardiner for sponsoring this event.

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ISSBA Charity of the Year

Meet our Charity of the Year 2019-2020

Over the RainbowEvery 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 Over the Rainbow Children's Charity.

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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