Join St Helens Chamber for the 1st Annual St Helens Exhibition – running 17th May at Totally Wicked Stadium.
Whether you’re a business looking to network, sell products, recruit, or you’re looking for a new role, or to get updates on what’s happening across the Borough; this new event is for you!
10:30 am – Business Fair Opens
Throughout the day we will be hosting various workshops aimed at helping your business grow and develop, and helping you to access business opportunities while building your network.
Join us to find out How Technology can Enable Business Growth, and hear from two expert guest speakers who will be sharing industry best practices and their tips on growing your business through Digital Marketing.
Paalan Sood –
Managing Director at Sood.
Neil Start – MD of Rapid ERP
Book a place
International Trade Workshop
Join this engaging session to learn more about international trade. This session is suitable for businesses who already trade internationally or would like to and want to know more about how to successfully trade overseas.
Angus Hirst – Head Of Customs at SSOIF
Irina Shmakova – Export Academy Adviser, AMIEx
Book a place
Accessing Finance Workshop
If you’re looking to access funding and finance to grow your business – then this session is for you. During the workshop you will hear from expert guest speakers who will be sharing insights and advice on accessing finance.
Sue Chambers – Investment Manager at River Capital
George Wright – Investment Manager at Finance Hub
Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair
If you are recruiting you can exhibit at the Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair and meet talented local candidates looking for work.
This event is supported by our National Careers Service team who work with jobseekers from across the Region.
Franchising & Diversification
Learn more about franchising and the benefits and challenges it can bring in this session.
You’ll also hear from an expert guest speaker that will share their experiences of business diversification when market conditions change.
Len Rainford – Managing Director of The Franchise Specialist.
Steve Fairhurst – MD of Branded Items Group
Lance Flor – McDonalds
Book a place
Meet the Buyer
Meet local buyers actively looking for suppliers for upcoming local projects.
You can speak directly to the buying teams of major businesses.
15:30 – Business Fair closes
Exhibiting at the St Helens Expo is a great way to raise the profile of your company and allows you to meet hundreds of potential customers or connections, build face-to-face relationships with new and old suppliers, network with businesses from across the North West and raise your brand awareness.
The Expo is open to a range of attendees and will benefit both B2B and B2C companies who are looking to reach new audiences.
There’s three options for exhibitors, so read on to find the best one for your business…
Exhibit in the Business Zone
Exhibiting in the Business Zone gives you exposure to all general admission attendees throughout the whole day, along with the attendees and exhibitors of the Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair, and Meet the Buyer exhibition.
Business Zone stands are in the main exhibition area with plenty of footfall throughout the day.
Exhibit in the Supply Chain Zone
Exhibiting in the Supply Chain Zone is perfect for Buyers and Suppliers in the Region who want to connect with other businesses and increase their supply chain/sell their products and services.
This exhibition will take place between 3:30pm – 4:30pm in a separate exhibition room dedicated to those looking to work on their supply chains
Book your Supply Chain Zone stand
Exhibit in the Employment Zone
If you are recruiting in the area, then exhibiting in the employment zone is the perfect way to meet new candidates from across the Region.
As the National Careers Service for St Helens, we work with candidates of all ages and career levels – and our events often attract 150+ attendees actively looking for work!
Book your Employment Zone stand
Please note that places at the St Helens Expo are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Booking is essential.
Sponsor the St Helens Expo
Elevate your business even more with one of our sponsorship packages – these packages will allow you to reach even more businesses at the event.
Sponsorship also gives you access to numerous opportunities and demonstrates commitment to supporting business within St Helens.
Find out more about sponsorship