Events and Trade Shows

Article archive on small business events and trade shows. Advice and guides on how to use events, exhibitions and conferences for networking and PR, to get more business, and as opportunities to get inspired.


UK Small Business Events and Exhibitions Calendar

A diary of upcoming events of interest for UK SMEs and small business owners. We have listed out each event or exhibition, telling you what each one is about and also where and when all the events are.

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Elite Business Live goes virtual – e-meet some of the biggest names in British business

Elite Business Live is back – and this time it's virtual. E-meet some of the Britain's leading scale-ups by registering today


Are we witnessing the death of the events industry?

Venues such as ExCel London have embraced digital events. But where does that leave small business suppliers, asks Natalka Antoniuk

Small Business Insurance

What events need is a government insurance policy, says sector

Business heavyweights call on government to underwrite events insurance policy, similar to that offered to TV industry


Subcon launches awards with a prize worth £10,000 for these start-ups

Subcon has announced its inaugural Launchpad awards for manufacturing and engineering-based start-ups, with a prize worth £10,000.


Small Business Summit: Come to our conference for expert guidance

The inaugural Small Business Showcase, held on October 31st at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel, will offer essential guidance on starting and growing your business. Register for free today!


Why an industry event calendar is important for your PR strategy

Here, Simran Ghata-Aura at JournoLink outlines three key business benefits of having an industry event calendar.

Success stories

Entrepreneur Q&A: Matt Turner, founder and MD of Clownfish Events

Matt Turner, founder and MD of Clownfish Events, talks turnover, red tape and saying yes to everything.


Come along to the Business Show 2018, May 16th-17th

The Business Show, the UK's largest business exhibition, will be running again this month.


What to bring to a networking event

Here, we present a checklist of ideas for a networking event to maximise its effectiveness for your small business.

Business management

How to maximise your involvement and attendance at an event

Here, Natalie Lovett, managing director of The Whitewed directory, explores how to drive higher engagement when you attend a business event.


Exhibiting in Europe: A trader’s guide to European exhibitions

Greg Lennox, owner and managing director of RAL Display, offers four main considerations for businesses who are looking to exhibit and promote their products or services overseas.

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

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5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

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Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace

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Securing your business in the hybrid workplace

Ensure your business is prepared for the increasing threat of cybercrime