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Shrewsbury Business Expo

Shropshire Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Shrewsbury Business Expo on Thursday 28th September from 8.30am-2.30pm at Shrewsbury Town Football Club.




An exclusive networking event at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, attracting hundreds of delegates from a broad range of business sectors.

This is the Chamber’s flagship Expo event with the aim of creating a platform for anyone who wants to promote their business and network in the local business community. The event also puts Shropshire on the map as the place to visit to do business. Networking is one of the most effective ways to promote and build business, and this event is a must for any company looking to connect and share information with new and existing contacts. You don’t have to be a Shropshire Chamber member to exhibit or attend this event.




Breakfast Meeting Agenda:

8.00 to 8.30 - Registration and Networking

8.30 to 10.00 - Breakfast Meeting hosted by Marches Growth Hub.

During the Breakfast meeting you will hear from Marches Growth Hub Shropshire on the services available, The Marches Technical Assistance team on the funding programmes and what the future holds in EU funding terms and also Head of Economic Growth from Shropshire Council on the Economic Growth Strategy and what it means for Shropshire Businesses.

Guest speakers:

Amy Farley – Marches Growth Hub
Gemma Davies – Economic Growth Strategy and Shropshire’s Vision
Gary Spence – ERDF funding – What we have and what the future holds
Shropshire Council and their ERDF Technical Assistants team joined with The Marches Growth Hub will be hosting the breakfast meeting.
The Marches Growth Hub offers a single point of access to information and guidance on business grants, loans, support and advice available to enterprises across the region, regardless of sector or size of development.

10.00 to 13.30 - Business Expo is open to attend! - Visit the many exhibitors who are looking to promote their services and welcome you.

A selection of exhibitors who have booked so far include:

Shropshire Chamber, DIT, Marches Growth Hub, Connecting Shropshire, Invest in Shropshire, University of Wolverhampton, Dyke Yaxley, Hatchers, Whittingham Riddell, My Simple Mortgage Ltd, Just Credit Union, Text Local, Nick Jones Wealth Planning, Aston University, Chrisbeon, Clear, Lanyon Bowdler, Global Freight Services, InSynch, ICANetwork Ltd, Bespoke Computing, Henshalls, myworkwear, Network Telecom, Barringtons, The Shrewsbury Club......


10.30 to 11.15 - SEMINAR 1   Background on Shoothill; how they got started in software, some of the mistakes they’ve made, what projects they’ve undertaken (including Government funding from Innovate UK) and the use of open data, and the Internet of things. How to solve business problems with bespoke software and how it can benefit your business (when off the shelf simply doesn’t fit your needs). This part will also cover when you should think about engaging a software developer and tips on how to engage with them.
Who will this appeal to? This should appeal to anyone in business who wants to learn from others and anyone with an interest in Technology and software.

11.30 to 12.00- SEMINAR 2


12.15 to 13.15 - SEMINAR 3Everything you (n)Ever Wanted to Know About Google AdWords. Whether you’re new to Google AdWords or have an account you’d like to improve, this talk is for you. Head of Search Russell explains everything from account structure and negative keywords, to why you shouldn’t search for your own ads.


(Seminars will run whilst the Expo takes place. You are free to dip in and out of the Expo and seminars throughout the whole event)


13.30 to 14.30 - Networking Buffet Lunch – After a busy morning of networking, make sure you book your lunch to end the day in a relaxed environment.

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Tickets are issued and visitors admitted on the understanding that no canvassing is allowed by non-exhibitors. Visitors suspected of canvassing in contravention of this rule will be asked to leave. This policy is in place to support the exhibitors that have supported this event by purchasing a stand and making the event possible



To Book

Here are the links to book the various aspects



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Shrewsbury Town FC


Montgomery Waters Meadow
Oteley Road
United Kingdom

Tel: 01743 289177