Independent North Devon-based business magazine covering news about business and enterprise in Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Chulmleigh, Combe Martin, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe, Lynmouth, Lynton, South Molton, Torrington, Woolacombe and more.
BBXPO North Devon business exhibition returns bigger and better BBxpo returns to Devon Hall, Bideford College bigger and better on Thursday 24 October 2019 following its debut last year. The successful event now offers up to 50 exhibitor stands, open to businesses of every size and sector, with stand space starting at an affordable £75. Devon Hall is a superb, modern venue offering large public spaces with up-to-date facilities and plenty of free parking. The venue was a key part of the event’s success in 2018 and is enabling it to expand in 2019 to accommodate more exhibitors. Event aims BBXpo’s are to: ➤➤build new and strengthen existing business relationships across the area ➤➤create new business opportunities ➤➤provide business advice ➤➤support business growth Event promotion The event will be promoted widely from now onwards to attract as many exhibitors and visitors as possible from within North Devon and beyond, using print, media, social media and video. Thursday 24 October 2019 is North Devon Enterprise Day when all businesses can join together to celebrate the vibrant local business community, support each other and promote the vast range of products and services provided in the area. Shouldn’t we do this every day? Definitely and North Devon Enterprise Day aims to increase co-operation and support among businesses all year round so that all succeed and maintain a thriving economy. Organisers (from left) Alan Williams and Robert Zarywacz open BBxpo 2018 Visitors and exhibitors will be able to enjoy the free ‘nibble & network’ lunchtime networking buffet again at BBxpo 2019 North Devon ENTERPRISE Day Who can take part? Every business can take part. It’s free and you can do as little or as much as you want, #ndevonent from sharing on social media – use hashtag #ndevonent – to providing advice and help to other businesses. Visitor attractions Entry to BBxpo is free to all business visitors, who are welcome to: ➤➤view the exhibition ➤➤attend free workshops ➤➤enjoy the free lunchtime networking buffet to ‘nibble & network’ Exhibitor packages All exhibitor packages include: ➤➤exhibition space ➤➤table and chair(s) if required ➤➤free listing in the event guide included in BusinessAction magazine and on the event web site (including web site links) ➤➤free promotional posts on social media networks In 2019, BBxpo will also be celebrating the first North Devon Enterprise Day – see details below. Sponsor opportunities There are also a number of opportunities for sponsorship of BBxpo – call Alan on 07970 671192 for details. Book your stand now at bbxpo.uk ndevon enterprise wave Join other enterprising businesses on the online ‘enterprise wave’, listing businesses who are researching, investing, expanding, exporting and driving enterprise – sign up at business-action.co.uk Follow and connect Connect with @northdevon, @businessactionm and @needitfinditnow on Twitter and other platforms. ■■Visit business-action.co.uk or email ndevonent@ business-action.co.uk for full details and to take part. 18 business action | February / March2019 | business-action.co.uk