Southampton

Thursday

12

May 2022

at

St Mary's Football Club

Join over 300 professionals and local businesses at
Southampton
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Southampton

Business Expo

2022

Thursday

12

May 2022

Thursday
12
May 2022
10:00am - 2:00pm
St Mary's Football Club

Event Overview

Join hundreds of local businesses at the Southampton Business Expo which is taking place on Thursday 12th May 2022 at St Mary's Football Stadium.

Enjoy the opportunity to openly network with over 250 attendees from across Hampshire at Southampton's largest business show, whilst exploring the exhibition packed with a variety of local exhibitors showcasing their services and promoting their latest products.

As well as a busy exhibition, there will also be free seminars and workshops from Hampshire's leading keynote and business speakers as well as a speed networking session.

This event is completely free to attend - simply pre-register online today!

Venue Information

This event is taking place at Southampton Football Club. There are limited free car parking spaces at St Mary's Stadium, however the venue is easily accessible by car or public transport.

How to Get There

St Mary's Football Stadium is easily accessible by car and public transport including buses. The venue is located just off the A3024 and is easily accessible from across the South Coast.

Venue

St. Mary's Stadium
Southampton Football Club
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 5FP

Headline Sponsor

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

Keynote Speakers & Seminars

Enjoy free access to all our event seminars, keynote speakers and workshops

Reasons to visit

Here are just a few reasons why you should attend our next
Southampton
Business Expo
Local exhibitors
Network over 50
Hampshire
based businesses and national companies exhibiting their services at the event
Keynote Speakers
Hear from the UK's business leaders, motivational speakers and industry experts live at the business show
Free Business Seminars
Learn all about sales, marketing, financing, innovation and growth from leading
Hampshire
speakers
Interactive Workshops
Increase your knowledge by learning from local experts in our free business exhibition workshops
Business Networking
Network with other like-minded businesses in our facilitated speed networking sessions
Business Support
Get advice from local support organisations on anything from employing people to social media

Exhibitor List

Meet the companies exhibiting at the
Southampton
Business Expo

Stand

ZOOMING PHOTO - Expo Photographer

Helping brands improve sales with outstanding commercial photography.

07933 740008

Special discount

Stand

01

YTKO - GetSet Solent

Getset Solent is a business support programme delivering specialist, fully funded access to finance and marketing support to help businesses with the potential and ambition to grow, through a range of engaging workshops and 1:1 sessions support. Grants of up to £25,000* are available to enable businesses to invest in their future growth through capital or revenue investment purchases. GetSet Solent services are available to SMEs across the Solent area, delivered by YTKO and is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Subject to eligibility.

0800 917 5411

Special discount

Stand

03

iDACS / Datwyler

IDAC Solutions is your collaborative partner for smart building transformation. We work harder and smarter to make your business plans a reality; creating healthy workplaces which are more energy efficient, more productive and more profitable.

02380 279 999

Special discount

Stand

04

Skora HR

Stand

05

SECRC - Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East

The Cyber Resilience Centre is a Police-led partnership between businesses and academia designed to develop Cyber Resilience for businesses in the South East of England. The centre provides a small range of affordable cyber resilience services and products with the very current knowledge and technical expertise from the UK's top university cyber talent. Our services help SME's and therefore the supply chain, to prepare and improve cyber resilience.

Special discount

Come to the stand and be in with a chance to win a FREE cybersecurity training worth £500 for your organsiation

Stand

06

Xebra Accounting

Xebra Accounting are a dynamic, modern and innovative accountancy practice based in Fareham, Hampshire. We provide all aspects of financial expertise and support, while providing you with regular meaningful and understandable financial information to help your business grow and achieve your financial goals. We are Xero Platinum Partners and experts at helping businesses make the switch to cloud accounting.

023 8000 1313

Special discount

Stand

07

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, the County’s largest independent not-for-profit business support and networking organisation, engages the voice, expertise and experience of thousands of businesses across the County, influencing decision-making and shaping practical solutions.

01329 242420

Special discount

Stand

08

YesTech

Yestech is a Full-Service Supplier of IT & Telecoms Solutions

Special discount

Stand

09

FANCI bespoke fine jewellery

Designers & Manufacturers of Fine Jewellery

023 8020 1717

Special discount

Stand

10

Eastleigh College

Leading technical and professional college in Eastleigh, Hampshire.

Special discount

Stand

12

Solent Power Ltd

Critical power equipment sales & support. Generators & UPS. Protecting your business from power loss.

02381 550 144

Special discount

Stand

13

The Hampshire Flag Company Limited

The Hampshire Flag Company excels at bringing products, services and brands to life in spectacular colour and quality. Established over 35 years ago, this family run business produces hand sewn national and international flags, digitally printed flags, PVC banners, marine flags, bunting and table flags in addition to offering a bespoke flag design service.

Special discount

Stand

14

Communicare in Southampton

A local charity that enriches the quality of life of lonely and isolated people in Southampton. Offering bespoke fundraising to grow your business whilst transforming lives.

023 8250 0050

Special discount

Stand

16

SGS United Kingdom Ltd

We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 96,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

01276 697715

Special discount

Stand

17

Cymphony

Cymphony is an outsourced inbound communications specialist, supporting thousands of clients of all sectors and sizes to connect with their customers when using their 'channel of choice.' We specialise in phone answering, live chat and personal assistant services, ensuring our clients are always on and always available - 24/7/365 - even when they are closed, asleep, or on holiday.

0333 800 2828

Special discount

Come visit Cymphony’s stand to win one month free of our phone answering and live chat services, making sure that your valued clients and customers always have a way to get in contact!

Stand

18

Design Pit

Helping businesses to get and keep more customers by being seen, heard and remembered with powerful graphic design. We visually explore and tell the incredible story behind every brilliant business.

01722 440654

Special discount

Stand

19

Motley.co.uk

Looking after your corner of the internet! Creating highly effective, easily managed and perfectly bespoke websites we enable our clients to focus more on doing the work they love.

01258 807 695

Special discount

Stand

20

Acumen Law

We are Business Law specialists who quote fixed fees at the outset and advise clients from all over the world via quality Legal FaceTime. Democratically run by all, with no secretaries, letters dictation or pretension- just modern, approachable, smart lawyers and top notch support of a different kind.

01273 447 065

Special discount

Stand

21

BNI Hampshire UK

Business thrives on Word of Mouth referrals where a potential client or customer has a need, and a referral can be made to an expert who can help them. Learning and applying the BNI networking system provides the opportunity for members to develop a large network of like-minded people, resulting in more business opportunity for all who participate.

07989 320893

Special discount

Stand

22

BizSpace Limited

We provide modern and stylish workspaces with simple, affordable and flexible terms for our customers. We create value for our stakeholders by acquiring, repositioning, and operating a portfolio of regional flexible workspaces. By replicating this model across more and more sites, we further develop and refine our unique customer proposition and enjoy greater economies of scale to maximise the benefits for all our stakeholders.

0800 975 0875

Special discount

Stand

23

Comtec

With award-winning implementations, from the datacentre to the desktop. Comtec provides a comprehensive consultancy, design, implementation and support service that complements a portfolio of products from some of the world’s leading technology vendors.

0845 899 1400

Special discount

Stand

24

Acorn Mortgage Solutions

We are a mortgage and insurance broker, we arrange mortgages for people in England, Wales and Scotland. We help first time buyers, people moving home, remortgaging or looking at arranging a buy to let mortgage.

01305 234 673

Special discount

Stand

26

Bark Like A Big Dog Ltd.

For 25 years we’ve helped SMEs by providing the ultimate outsourced marketing resource, powered by neuroscience. For the price of a mid-level marketer, you get a full team, all the creative output, & strategic support you need. More than that, we take ownership of performance, doing whatever is required to achieve your goals. If you want to bark like a big dog, you’d better bring in award-winning big dogs. WOOF! Bark Like a Big Dog – Best Global Business Marketing Content Agency, 2021.

Special discount

Stand

27

Hampshire Fire and Medical Services

As established industry professionals with over 60 years of combined experience in frontline fire, rescue and emergency medical response. HFMS is dedicated to offering the highest levels of training, event cover and protection services to you and your business.

01794 328359

Special discount

Stand

27

Oyster Recruitment

Stand

28

Southampton City Council Fostering Service

Southampton City Council foster carers provide warm, stable and welcoming homes for children who can no longer live with their birth families at the current time.

0800 5191818

Special discount

Stand

29

Silver Lining Convergence

Silver Lining is a professional IT service provider based in Hampshire. Since 2007 we have been providing the very best in business IT, telecommunications, connectivity and security solutions across the UK and Europe. Come over to our stand to participate in our arcade competition to be in with a chance of winning a prize!

0345 3131111

Special discount

Stand

30

Collier Pickard Ltd.

As your local Independent CRM Consultancy, we're confident that we can put you and your business on the right track when it comes to CRM. Whether you need a rapid installation or advice on a long-term, larger project, the team here at Collier Pickard will help you select the perfect Customer Relationship Management system for your organisation.

01959 560410

Special discount

We will be offering a complimentary 30 minute consultation session to see where CRM can help.

Stand

31

GEP Environmental Limited

GEP Environmental are leading providers of environmental and low carbon & energy efficiency design and advisory services to clients across the United Kingdom & Ireland. We support organisations to identify, implement and maintain environmental, energy, low carbon and training solutions.

01962 600205

Special discount

Stand

32

Your Lead Machine

Your Lead Machine is a marketing and lead generation agency based in Southampton that specialises in creating multi-channel strategies using LinkedIn and telemarketing to help businesses develop new sales opportunities.

0238 2355441

Special discount

Stand

33

Medigold Health Consultancy Limited

Medigold Health creates occupational health and wellbeing solutions for employers across the UK.

Special discount

Stand

34

Card Industry Professionals

Established in 2017, Card Industry Professionals (CIP) formed to ensure that all businesses have access to the latest and most relevant card payment solutions, education on pricing, alternative payment options, emerging trends and on-going support. We believe in developing long term relationships with businesses throughout the UK, boosting confidence and building trust in the products and services we offer. This is proven by our 5-star rating on Trustpilot.

07721 326370

Special discount

£40 off Zettle Card Readers (£59 RRP), so just £19.

Stand

35

Hijack Creative

We don’t sell services…we solve strategic business design problems across brand, web, digital, social, motion and UX

07834 524797

Special discount

Stand

36

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. We are a not-for-profit organisation, led by a team of our members, which exists to serve the small business community across the UK.

0808 20 20 888

Special discount

For anyone wishing to become a member on the day, we will waive the £30 joining fee.

Stand

37 & 38

A3M Designs Ltd

Stand

39

Growth Partners Plc

Your all-in-one solution for payroll, pensions, benefits, wellbeing and employee engagement services. We’re on a mission to make employer’s and employee’s lives easier, happier and healthier. The services we’ve created, free you from the burden of day-to-day administrative processes and compliance, so you can focus on your people, culture and growth.

0116 340 3116

Special discount

Employee Engagement Support. A contribution to your employee engagement budget to invest in your employee engagement activities

Stand

40

Tailor Made Technologies

TMT seeks to form trusted and long-lasting partnerships with our customers. We take the time to understand your business, enabling us to provide IT and communications solutions that both support and enhance your business operations.

0800 988 2002

Special discount

Stand

41

National Express Transport Solutions

National Express Transport Solutions have access to the UK’s leading and largest network of fully audited operators. Providing transport for businesses is our speciality. We have the unique ability to offer any vehicle, at any time, anywhere across the UK. With Earned Recognition, Coach Marque and Guild of British Coach Operators accreditations you are safe in the knowledge that your ground transport management requirement will be delivered to the safest and highest of standards.

01329 823755

Special discount

Stand

42

Fortus Business Advisors and Accountants

Fortus is a business advisory and accountancy firm, with a proven track record of delivering support and trusted advice to ambitious business owners and their businesses. Operating from 11 locations across the UK, the Fortus team brings expertise across multiple disciplines, including Tax, VAT and Audit – to name just a few.

023 8255 0895

Special discount

Stand

42

Blackstone Printing

Stand

43

Employment Support Team, Southampton City Council

Supporting individuals to find sustainable employment and training opportunities, working with Employers to ensure they find the right employees through the untapped candidates market, supporting employers to retain their employees through advice and support.

07811165129

Special discount

Free Training for Employers to become more family friendly, Free job listings on our fortnightly jobs bulletin

Stand

44

City College Southampton

Apprenticeships and Skills Training. If you’re looking to upskill your staff or recruit fresh new talent to build your business, come and see how City College can help you meet your business needs.

023 8048 4848

Special discount

Stand

45

Blucando Ltd

Blucando are experts in providing tech support to SMBs and delight our customers with a straight-forward approach to keeping their business running smoothly. We're here to manage your technology, support your people and help your business grow.

0333 123 3007

Special discount

Stand

48

Top Mops Cleaning

We offer regular cleaning services to Schools, GP Surgeries, Dental Surgeries, Offices, Hospitals, HMP, MOD, Factories. Including daily/weekly regular cleans, and able to assist with deep clean specifications, including, but not limited to floor care plans; including scrubbing, buffing, carpet cleaning. High level cleans. Gutter Clearance. Window Cleaning. We take care of all cleaning needs from ordering/delivery of materials and chemicals to delivering the cleaning service.

01983 400202

Special discount

Free Giveaway

Stand

49

South Western Railway

Rail transport to the South West & Central of England. Providing business solutions to the SME market, helping them to manage their business rail travel.

07929 871807

Special discount

Stand

50

Rocket Refreshments

We are a small, local, family run coffee vending company who deliver the same quality and value you’d expect from big coffee vending companies, but with a friendly, personal service. With leasing options from only £10 a week, you can start 2022 as you mean to go on by delighting your clients with an amazing coffee offering. We take care of everything

02380 200559

Special discount

Stand

51

Croner

HR, Employment Law & Health & Safety Support for Any Size of Business

07866 030619

Special discount

Free Consultation on HR or Health & Safety (or Both), Including optional overview of Employment Contracts/Handbooks to ensure they are legally compliant & giving you the best flexibility & protection as an employer.

Stand

52

Valor Hospitality/Holiday Inn

Stand

53

Vehicle Consulting Solent

We’ve been working hard for twenty years' to deliver the best in customer service. We know how time-consuming the leasing industry can be and we work with all of the leading UK finance companies to enable us to provide customers with all their purchasing and leasing needs.

01983 632652

Special discount

Stand

54

BrandStorm

We are a creative brand agency with the power to disrupt. Is your brand holding you back from greatness? More and more brands are competing for attention from today’s ever-evolving consumers Brands that lead with purpose, differentiates them and fosters deeper connections to their audience that inspires them to buy form you.

01420 377017

Special discount

Free design credit worth £75 15% exclusive show discount on our upcoming branding workshop at Twickenham Stadium in June.

Stand

55

Saphire

We are a software development business specialising in providing bespoke solutions designed from the ground up to optimise your business processes. We will be show casing our new “software as a service” products, Atom & Element, that provide businesses with powerful and intuitive tools to manage their jobs and electronic forms

02392 512090

Special discount

Stand

56

Seetec Pluss

Seetec Pluss offers a wide range of employment, health, and wellbeing opportunities to support unemployed people back into work from all walks of life to achieve their goals. We provide Employers with recruitment solutions and promote inclusivity within the workplace.

0800 334 5525

Special discount

Stand

57

New Place Hotel

Ideally located for Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester & Fareham it is a charming countryside setting with superb facilities making New Place Hotel perfect for an escape from your New Normal.

Special discount

Stand

58

PolarHR

Save time and money by streamlining your HR Processes with our easy to use software. Track holiday and asickness, manage expenses, and upload important documents.

0330 179 8668

Special discount

Free for up to 10 users

Stand

59 & 60

IKEA for Business Southampton

We want to inspire you and support you to grow your business achieving your goals and wishes. The IKEA for Business team can help you plan and design, provide a detailed quotation, assist with bulk ordering and arrange delivery and assembly for you. We can’t wait to talk business.​

02380 205400 ext 6251

Special discount

Stand

60

Corporate Creative Productions

We Specialise in completion photography, videography, drone videography & video testimonials for the Construction, Office Fit-out & Commercial Real Estate Sectors.

023 8027 1234

Special discount

Stand

61

HR At Work

HR At Work commenced operations in early 2016 following on from the success of our Channel Islands based sister company which was founded in 2004. We are a mix of CIPD qualified HR professionals, legally trained employment specialists and H&S qualified professionals

Special discount

Stand

62

NOSY Eco & Tech Agency

We’re an independent collective of creatives who believe in shared goals. Specialising in design, websites and video for sustainability and technology sectors.

07587 691494

Special discount

Stand

63

Engaging Data Ltd

Engaging Data is a Data Consultancy. Engaging Data was named for the end goal. What we would like to create for you. Our approach is simple & enables full engagement & transparency with clients. Clear communication in translating technical solutions into business language. Driving engaging data that produces value.

0204 566 5056

Special discount

Stand

64

My VIP

My VIP Rewards is the app that helps people to save on their everyday living expenses. Our users save an average of £500 a year! Save on your supermarket shop, online shopping, food deliveries, days out, gifts , retail and more!

07580 531690

Special discount

Stand

65

Douglas Stewart

Douglas Stewart are distributors of technology products for your conference and meeting room needs. We work with many brands that can be sourced from your local IT reseller, and are delighted to be showcasing Screenbeam and Newline Flex at this session.

01252 612806

Special discount

Register your interest in our products to receive a discount code to use with your local IT reseller. ( Reseller must be informed at time of enquiry)

Stand

66

Overt Digital Media Limited

Our websites are more than just a static online brochure where your customers will go for your phone number. They're where they go to engage with your business. You have complete control over what visitors see, based on their physical location, what time of day it is, the number of their previous visits and more...

Special discount

Stand

67

Hyped Marketing Ltd

Hyped Marketing was founded with one aim: to do great marketing for every business. Today, we’re an award-winning digital marketing agency helping businesses across the UK and beyond with every aspect of their marketing. Our team of in-house designers, copywriters, web developers and account handlers pool their marketing talents together to deliver a little bit of everything through one team. And they’re all seriously good at what they do.

01252 717373

Special discount

Stand

68

Lead Forensics

Start real-time conversations, impress existing customers with unbeatable service, and identify opportunities to up-sell in an instant. Lead Forensics identifies when an existing customer is exploring your site and sends details of their on-site behavior directly to your team in real-time.

02072067293

Special discount

Stand

69

Adore Your Outdoors

Team Building, Reimagined. Discover the power of nature to create powerful, positive, long-lasting change for mental and physiological health, with our Team Togetherness Days

07717 368308

Special discount

‘3 for 2’ on team events booked before end of April

Stand

70

St. Mary's Stadium

Register for FREE tickets

If you'd like to attend the business show as a visitor, you can pre-register for FREE tickets
by clicking the button below or carry on for details on how you can exhibit from as little as £295

Stand Pricing

Choose to pay as you go or save money and spread the cost of exhibiting at our events with our all inclusive marketing bundles. Larger stands are also available on request for an extra £100.

Bronze Stand Package

£295 plus VAT

Ideal for freelancers, start-ups, micro businesses or soletraders

What's included
1m x 2m stand space
Table, chairs and tablecloth
Show guide listing
Online exhibitor profile
Regular social media mentions
Tea and coffee
Book a StandRequest Info PackView Floorplan
Free 14-Day Cancellations
Flexible Payments Now Available

Silver Stand Package

£395 plus VAT

Great for small businesses that want local exposure and to grow their network

What's included
1m x 2m stand space
Table, chairs and tablecloth
Show guide listing
Online exhibitor profile
Regular social media mentions
Tea and coffee
Free social media spotlight
Delegate list
Book a StandRequest Info PackView Floorplan
Free 14-Day Cancellations
Flexible Payments Now Available

Gold Stand Package

£495 plus VAT

For SMEs that want local exposure, media coverage and to grow their network

What's included
1m x 2m stand space
Table, chairs and tablecloth
Show guide listing
Online exhibitor profile
Regular social media mentions
Tea and coffee
Free social media spotlight
Delegate list
1/2 page advert in show guide
Press release article
Book a StandRequest Info PackView Floorplan
Free 14-Day Cancellations
Flexible Payments Now Available

Frequently asked questions

Is it free to attend as a visitor?

Absolutely! All our business expos are FREE to attend as a visitor. You only pay if you want to book a stand, advertise in our show guides or business directories or sponsor one of our events. You also don't need to be a member to attend. Simply pre-register online for the events you want to attend.

Do I need to register for the seminars or speed networking?

You do not need to register for any of the seminars, keynote speakers or speed networking sessions. All our events run on a first come, first served basis. We recommend arriving 10 minutes before each advertised session to secure a seat.

What happens when I arrive at the event?

When you first arrive at the event head to the registration area where you'll be able to meet our team who will swiftly sign you into the event and provide you with your printed name badge. You'll also receive a show guide and goodie bag. You'll then be shown the exhibition hall and seminar room, so you know where everything is located.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Firstly, we recommend you bring plenty of business cards with you to the expo. Never underestimate how many people attend these events and how many business cards you may want to hand out to new connections. We also recommend that you a pen and note pad to write down ideas that you have when at the event or attending any of the seminars.

Will there be food and drink to buy at the event?

Yes, you will be able to buy food and drink at the event. At each expo we team up with our hosting venue to organise a pop-up networking cafe where you can buy light refreshments and drinks throughout the event. Please make sure you bring either cash or a debit/credit card with you.

Can I still attend if pre-registration is closed?

If you didn’t have the opportunity to register in advance, don't worry. You can still come to the exhibition for FREE. Simply turn up on the day of the event and our events team will register you when you arrive at the registration area by the main entrance, so please allow between 5-10 minutes to register on the day of the event.

Event Sponsors & Partners

Thank you to the sponsors and partners supporting the
Southampton
Business Expo

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Got any questions?
We're always here to help!

If you'd like to get involved with the business expo, but you've still got questions, please feel free
to call our events team on 0845 139 9301 or email support@b2bexpos.co.uk