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Basingstoke Business Expo 2020

  • Thursday 26th March 2020
    10am - 3pm
  • Oakley Hall Hotel, Rectory Road, Basingstoke, RG23 7EL
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You can attend any of the event's keynote speakers or business seminars for free, when you pre-register for free tickets for the business show online. Don't miss the UK’s top business speakers and leading industry experts as they talk and discuss everything you need to know and offer you their invaluable experiences, tips and secrets to help you start or grow a business.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Simon Scholes

HOW TO 9 X YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT USING LIVE VIDEO


10:35 am

10:55 am

Seminar

Seminar Room

Former athlete, radio and tv presenter, and founder and creative director of Perception Studios, Simon Scholes, will take you through the simple process of making your live video content work harder for you…..for FREE!! He’ll include some of the top tips he learnt through his career to help you make your live content more engaging and easily take it to the next level, as well as discussing the importance of social content in 2019. If you want to hear a forthright Yorkshireman tell you how it is without any selling, or trying to get you on a mailing list, this is the talk for you.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

David Davies

How to develop the Economic Engine of your Business?


11:00 am

11:30 am

Keynote Speaker

Seminar Room

The economic engine of your business consists of all the activities that get you to “hello” with a prospect, continue to ‘look forward to working with you”, and evolve into long-term client relationships. Unfortunately, in many businesses, this engine runs by default instead of by design. Are you successful by design; or by default? Join Dave Davies for his Keynote Talk on adding design to your economic engine... Do you want your business to run smoother and have more time to work on other areas of your business? This talk will help you take a fresh look at your business engine. Content: How to find, close and develop your next Client(s) more easily Understand what the elements of your Economic Engine are Know the difference between…Marketing, Prospecting, Selling, Client Development. Understand who your Ideal Clients are, Build an effective pipeline management system and Develop a repeatable Selling System

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Dawn Gregory

Stand and Deliver! Presenting with impact in 5 easy steps.


11:35 am

11:55 am

Seminar

Seminar Room

Speak with confidence and deliver professional business presentations with impact! Attend this seminar and learn 5 powerful steps to develop your talks with clarity and confidence.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Speed Networking

Speed Networking with the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce


12:00 pm

12:30 pm

Speed Networking

Seminar Room

Don’t miss your chance to get into speed networking, hosted by the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce team! Available for up to 40 visitors, this is your exclusive opportunity to get in front of lots of business owners and network for new connections. Spaces are limited, so arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Heidi Wadsworth

Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace with Reality HR


12:05 pm

12:25 pm

Seminar

Seminar Room

Join Reality HR in this 20-minute seminar to learn about your responsibility as a line manager when it comes to your employee’s mental health and wellbeing. In this session we will give you some practical tips to implement including simple changes to help make your workplace more mentally healthy for everyone and ways to open a meaningful conversation when you have a concern about an individuals’ mental health and wellbeing. You will also receive ideas to help you plan your longer term Wellbeing programme.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Matthias Sparshot

Helping your business thrive in a digital world


12:35 pm

12:55 pm

Seminar

Seminar Room

Social media is quickly becoming the most important aspects of digital marketing - and I want to discuss 7 reasons why it’s important for your business. Lost and confused with social media? Not sure you are doing it correctly? Social media is so important for your business and that it why I want delegates to join me and put new techniques to improve their social media output.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

James Wright

Unlocking Your Marketing Potential: How To Increase Leads, Sales And Profits


1:00 pm

1:30 pm

Keynote Speaker

Seminar Room

James Wright, the founder of the 5-star Google rated and independently awarded ‘Top 3 Marketing Agencies in Basingstoke Deane 2019’, Fruitful Marketing, will be delivering a thought-provoking Keynote presentation explaining their unique methodology of Strategy > Implementation > Analysis to achieve business success and growth. Whether a start-up, sole trader, SME or large corporate, these principals can be applied to maximise the ROI (Return on Investment) from your marketing spend. Attendees will leave the keynote seminar with enhanced marketing confidence, fresh marketing ideas and some of the latest marketing trends for 2019. With only 30 minutes and yet so much to cover and share, Fruitful Marketing will offer attendees a FREE Marketing checklist, copy of the slides and digital workbooks to apply these learnings to your business.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Annalise Kirk

The Power of Saying No – why saying ‘no’ can be a good thing for you and your business!


1:35 pm

1:55 pm

Seminar

Seminar Room

When you run your own business, it can be difficult to say ‘no’. Whilst we might want or need the work, there are only so many hours in the day and saying ‘yes’ all the time to work, family and friends, can have a negative impact both personally and professionally. In this seminar you will learn why saying ‘yes’ is not always the best option, and the effects of not being able to say ‘no’; why it is so difficult to say ‘no’; how to change your thoughts and behaviour so that you can say ‘no’ confidently; and 6 different ways of saying ‘no’ that will reflect positively on the success and wellbeing of you and your business.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Linda Huckle

How to Build Your Business Presence in LinkedIn


2:00 pm

2:30 pm

Keynote Speaker

Seminar Room

LinkedIn® is a brilliant tool, an ideal way for you to build your personal and business presence, connect with and engage with other business professionals. Used in the right way, you can build relationships to nurture genuine advocates for your business and generate business leads. Used incorrectly, you risk damaging your reputation and business credibility. Linda Huckle – #LinkedInLinda – is an award winning LinkedIn Trainer and Consultant. Linda created Linda Huckle Training in 2014 after 15 years as a Learning Professional in the Higher Education sector. She has successfully blended her previous experience as a People Development Consultant and IT Trainer with her genuine love of networking both off-line and online in LinkedIn®. People First is her motto! Linda will share techniques to help you enhance your personal and business brand in LinkedIn®, dispel some myths and give you some real, tangible take-aways you will be able to implement immediately.

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
PRE-EXPO BREAKFAST NETWORKING
FOCUS SEMINAR
SPEED NETWORKING
LIVE PANEL DEBATE

Karen Sanders

How to avoid costly recruitment mistakes


2:35 pm

2:55 pm

Seminar

Seminar Room

Recruiting is the number one business challenge for lots of businesses at the moment, particularly in the Basingstoke area. Making good quality recruitment appointments, in today’s economic climate is still possible for every business, you just need to know how! Come to Karen’s seminar, a highly experienced HR Director, with a strong track record for finding and recruiting strong talent for Companies in the local area, where she will share her “Top 10 Tips” for avoiding costly recruitment mistakes. Karen will provide real tangible advice that you will be able to take away and use immediately!

Please Note: You do not need to register for each seminar. All seminars and speed networking sessions are run on a first come, first served basis.
Please Note: If you would like to attend this session, you will need to register and buy tickets online in advance. Additional fees will apply.