Better Business Show 2017
Better Business Show 2017
Thank you to all those exhibitors and visitors that came to the Better Business show on the 2nd February. We hope you all agree it was a great day. The success of this show is also down to the proactive business community in Worthing and Adur.
We would also like to thank our main sponsor - Chandlers BMW and our keynote speakers, experts and volunteers for giving up their time.
Thank you for all of your comments!
FREE PARKING at Teville Gate Multi Storey Car Park
download parking voucher here
This event is a ‘must’ in the 2017 business calendar for ALL businesses
in Worthing & Adur, both large and small
Show Schedule - click here to register
We recommend that you arrive in plenty of time as places are limited
|10.45am||Google – Tell Your Story online
The first step towards making the most of the internet is to show off the best of your business online. Make your website shine, on computers and mobile devices, develop rich content, and learn about the importance of measuring success with analytics.
|11.45am||Keynote Speaker –Shaa Wasmund
Shaa Wasmund award winning businesswoman now MBE will be sharing how she's had her most successful and happiest 2 years in business yet including how to make money from the skills, expertise and knowledge that you already have, growing your lists with zero marketing budget and much more.
|1.15pm||Google – Reach New Customers Online. Take the next step and make your business more visible online so that new customers can find you. Understand the cornerstones of digital marketing, and learn how to use online marketing tools to reach prospective customers.|
|2.15pm||Keynote Speaker – Darren Gearing
Darren Gearing an international deluxe hotelier from TV show ‘Hotel in the Clouds’ will be sharing his time spent working for a Asian group out of Hong Kong, then relocating back to the UK and opening the Hotel at the Shard. How did the transition process work changing from working in a corporate environment to now working for ones self.
|3.15pm||Keynote Speaker – Gill Fielding
Gill Fielding, Patron of Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce and Channel 4's Secret Millionaire. Gill will talk about businesses needing to adapt in relationship to the changes in the local demographics along with the impacts of brexit and the current economic climate.
The Expert Zone will run every half hour and will be in Zone 3 on the stage.
The Experts will share their tips for 15 minutes with Q&A afterwards.
These are drop in sessions only and not bookable
‘Start Up’s’ Session with Enterprise First
Enterprise First help support small businesses in the early years of trading providing advice, training, and access to finance through Virgin Start Up Loans and mentoring. We deliver the government funded, “Start & Grow” programme.
Be Grant Ready with Business Navigator Team
Amanda will talk about the forthcoming Business Growth Grant & LEADER grant, currently open. She’ll impart some valuable tips on how to apply, and what to consider to win grant funding.
Jenny Lynden – Creating a Healthy & Happy Workplace
Crowd Funding with Tony Hedger, A&T Business Associates
Social Media with Kelly O’Haire, Ask for the Moon
Kelly has over 10 years experience working in social media and digital. She will be discussing the top trends for social media in 2017 and offering some practical tips that you can take away and actually use in practise.
Legal Entity with Business Navigator Team
Kerry will deliver this seminar with Ryan Davies. They’ll talk about the types of legal status you can choose. whilst outlining some of the pros & cons for each of the more popular legal entities.
Marketing with Sheryl Tipton, Tipton Marketing
How do you plan your 2017 marketing so that you reach your target audience, stay ahead of your competition and know where and how to promote yourself? Come and find out more! www.tiptonmarketing.co.uk.
Adur & Worthing Council Procurement Team
The Procurement team will talk about registering for and accessing the contracts finder and tenders on the council website, the procurement process, tendering tips and compliance
SEO with Shake it Up Creative
Learn about the core elements of Local SEO; being seen within ‘nearby’ results, what to do if you work from home and how local SEO links with your customer service plan.
|3.00pm||Websites - Ant Tyler, Adur Design
Ant is a professional web designer and will take you through a journey of the modern business website covering the latest technologies and top tips including your audience, user experience, navigation and mobile responsive designs.
Keynote Speakers read more here ....
Chamber Patron, financial entrepreneur and Secret Millionaire will talk about how she started from humble roots in London's East End
An international deluxe hotelier working for the Shangri-La hotel at the Shard and featuring in the TV show 'A Hotel in the Clouds' Darren now has entrepreneurial interests locally including the Beach House and Corner House pubs
An opportunity to showcase YOUR company
Last year’s show was a huge success with 90 exhibitors, over 500 visitors, guest speakers including our Patron, Channel 4 Secret Millionaire, Gillian Fielding.
Stands now FULL
Please email to be on the cancellation list
Be part of the exhibition
| Stand Options - To book your stand CLICK HERE
Option A - 2 Metre Stand:
2 Metre Stand - £149.00
Option B - 3 Metre Stand:
2m Stand - £189.00
Option C - Small 1m pop up with table:1 Metre Pop Up - £99.00
Option D - Pop Up Banner only on Stage - £25.00
5 Rings Telecom
Adur & Worthing Council
Adur & Worthing Business Partnership
Albion in the Community
Ask for the Moon
Business First Network
Chandlers BMW & MINI Worthing
Darlington Court Care Home
Direct Leaflet Distribution Services
Energy Procurement Specialist
Federation of Small Businesses
Fine Cut Group
First Payment Merchant Services
Helping You Invest
Henry House Hydrotherapy
Here & Now Magazine
Hillingar / My Team Safe
Holidays and Homes
Micawber Lettings Ltd
Momentum Business Support
Nsure Chartered Insurance Brokers
Nevalee Business Solutions
PEP the Printers
Pixel by Pixel
Platinum Business Magazine
Rock IT recycling
Sphere Business Centre
Sussex Business Times
Sussex Performance Centre
The Colour Ministry
The County Group
Toast Promotional Products
West Sussex Fire & Rescue
Whitehead-Ross Education and Consulting Worthing Independent Networking
Winner Plant Hire
Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce
Worthing and Adur Fund
Worthing Business Circle
Worthing Direct Leaflet Distribution
Worthing Pier Southern Pavilion
Worthing Rugby Club
What did last year's exhibitors think of the show?
"there was a great buzz in the room"
"the whole thing was really very well done"
"very busy with plenty of stands, a fantastic atmosphere"
"everyone was friendly and very positive"
"met contacts I haven't seen for some time"
"some great workshops to go to ...
when I could get off my stand!"
"a nice balance of businesses and business support services"
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