Hundreds of Nottingham companies are expected to come together at the Motorpoint Arena on March 3rd for the Nottingham Business Expo.
The second annual Expo is a chance for companies to network, promote themselves and encourage new business.
Organiser Andy Whyles, from events firm All About Tourism, said: “We are extremely proud to be hosting the 2016 Nottingham Business Expo at the newly named Motorpoint Arena.
“With the success of last year’s event we are keen to make sure that this year exceeds that and the event cements itself in the regional business calendar for years to come.
Many companies are exhibiting again this year after the positive impact the event had on their companies.”
Code are exhibiting on the day and Phil Simpson, Managing Director, stated: “We are proud to be a local business and have many customers in Nottingham and the surrounding areas as well as nationally. We are already actively involved with a growing number of organisations, so the opportunity to showcase our offering at the Expo and expand our reach made perfect sense whilst also giving us an opportunity to play our part in promoting Nottingham’s buoyant business community.”
There will be roughly 70 stands, 15 hubs and 26 concourse stands plus outdoor space at this year’s event.
The Expo will run from 9am and finish at 4pm on March 3rd.
Political speaker and television presenter Andrew Neil and founder of lastminute.com Brent Hoberman will be speaking on the day. Paul Southby, Chairman of Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, will also be speaking on the day.
A Dragon’s Den style ‘Bull Pit’ competition will give businesses the opportunity to present an idea, invention or plan to a panel of Nottingham’s business experts.
After the Expo an evening networking event in the Bolero Suite at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham will be open to all delegates and exhibitors.