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Click here to view video showing highlights from the recent sponsor launch for Anglia Business Exhibition 2014.

 

Suffolk − the bright choice for business - EADT article

Please click below to see the first of a series of articles in the EADT looking ahead to the Anglia Business Exhibition in May, John Dugmore, chief executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, explains why he believes the event is a 'must' for local firms.

 

University Campus Suffolk (UCS) is launching a new series of short courses aimed at helping local businesses make the most of the economic recovery.

Why not join our event this year?

by James Davey, ISSBA Chair

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published the first draft of its Plan for Growth, which sets out its vision and strategy for economic growth in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Please download the media release to read more and find out how to contact them with your comments.

JD and CMISSBA (Ipswich and Suffolk Small Business Association) have recently announced the appointment of their new Chairman.

James Davey will take over the post from Roger Barcham, who sadly due to a short-term health issue, stepped down as chair in May. Chris Marsh will become Deputy Chair.

“James has been an ISSBA committee member for 5 years and has been a loyal and hardworking member of the committee.” commented Roger Barcham. “I wish him every success for the future and know he will do a fantastic job in driving the future growth of ISSBA.”

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 15:24

Papworth Trust Accumulator Challenge

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Can your company meet The Papworth Trust Accumulator Challenge?

Watch the video taken at this year's Suffolk Business Exhibition and listen to several exhibitors and visitors speak about their experiences.

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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:

  • View the latest event information, schedules and exhibitor profiles at your fingertips
  • See which of your connections are also attending (eg LinkedIn connections)
  • Exchange contact details with people you meet
  • Create a To-Do list around the exhibitors you want to meet with
  • Make notes on all your meetings and observations • Keep connected with people you meet
  • Plus much more

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!

Chief Executive of NWES  Kevin HorneNWES, 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.”

20130213 ISSBA Launch-07936 smallSponsors 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.

We are now taking bookings for what is arguably one of the county’s best attended, respected and supported business events, the ISSBA Suffolk Business Exhibition 2013. Taking place at Trinity Park Ipswich on Wednesday 1st May 2013, the event promises to be even bigger and better than 2012.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 13:55

Special Offer From Ipswich Design and Print

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As new members we at Ipswich Design & Print would like to show our commitment to ISSBA and its local business community. Until the end of February we are offering members an exclusive 10% discount on all of our published print prices.

Monday, 14 January 2013 13:27

2013 UCS Summer Internship Programme

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I am currently looking for businesses and organisations that are interested in getting involved in the UCS summer internship programme due to commence in the summer of 2013.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:22

Photographing Slash

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Wow!!! As a taster to photographing ZZ Top later this month, I had the excellent opportunity to photograph Slash and his band two weeks ago at Brixton Academy. Armed with my press pass and after show party pass, I had a brilliant time and was lucky enough to meet the band afterwards in the dressing rooms.

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