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.

With the aim of bringing our readers an extensive business events, exhibitions and trade fairs diary, Small Business will be continually updating this page as new events come onto our radar. If you notice any business shows we have missed, or would like to feature your event on our list, please get in touch with Anna Jordan on anna.jordan@bonhillplc.com

Event month:

2021 – November | December
2022 – January | February | March | April | May | October | November


Event: The Business Show
Date: 24-25 November 2021
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London, E16 1XL
Website: www.greatbritishbusinessshow.co.uk
Brief: One of the biggest shows/exhibitions in the business networking calendar with over 500 exhibitors and 200 seminars. The event runs alongside the Business Startup show and has previously attracted around 25,000 visitors over its two days.

December 2021

Event: AccountingWEB Live Expo
Date: 1-2 December 2021
Location: The Ricoh Arena, Coventry, CV6 6GE
Website: www.accountingwebliveexpo.co.uk
Brief: An event that brings accountants and finance professionals together to meet, share experiences and gain direct access to unique content and practical advice to help navigate challenges and improve business.

January 2022

Event: Surrey Business Expo
Date: 18-19 January 2022
Location: Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, GU2 7AD
Website: surreybusinessexpo.com
Brief: Originally launched as Guildford Means Business in 2007, the show expanded to cover all of Surry in 2017. The event brings a large number of local businesses together as stand holders, seminar attendees or visitors.

February 2022

Event: Love Business EXPO 2022
Date: 17 February 2022
Location: Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, Loughborough, LE11 3GR
Website: www.lovebusinessexpo.co.uk
Brief: A business to business networking exhibition. It brings business and personal development opportunities together. Targeted at business owners, managers and those thinking of starting a business.

March 2022

Event: The Business Revival Series
Date: 9 March 2022
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL
Website: businessrevivalseries.co.uk
Brief: Bringing companies together from across the UK to inspire, collaborate, revive and evolve their way to success. The event will allow you to network and do business with over 10,000 business owners and discuss business and how it has to adapt to our new post-pandemic world.

Event: Portsmouth Business Expo
Date: 24 March 2022
Location: The Village Hotel, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 3FR
Website: www.b2bexpos.co.uk
Brief: A free-to-attend business expo and networking event for ambitious businesses who are looking to grow and prosper. Features include: Dedicated networking zones, Speed networking sessions, Free attendance for keynote speakers and seminars.

April 2022

Event: The Welsh Business Show – Cardiff
Date: 5 April 2022
Location: Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Website: www.twbs.wales
Brief: These shows were originally launched in 2010 and will mark the 23rd Welsh Business Show. Capacity for 80 exhibitors and a seminar room just off in the exhibition hall. The show is attended by over 500 businesses from both Wales and the West of England for a day of networking, learning and connecting with other businesses.

Event: South West Business Expo
Date: 5 April 2022
Location: The Westpoint Arena, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
Website: www.southwestbusinessexpo.co.uk
Brief: This will be the 8th SWB Expo bringing businesses to together from across the South West to enable them to do business with each other and to help the SW region grow and prosper. It’s free to attend and features over 200 businesses exhibiting plus side events and speakers.

Event: lovelocalexpo
Date: 27 April 2022
Location: Impact Conferencing, 30 Sycamore Ave, Burnley, BB12 6QP
Website: lovelocalexpo.co.uk
Brief: An annual exhibition of businesses from all sectors and corners of Lancashire attracting visitors from across the north-west. Meet new clients, suppliers and collaborators and attend expert seminars. Access experts in business support, funding, grants, scaling and growth. Free to visit.

Event: East Midlands Expo – Lincoln
Date: 27 April 2022
Location: The Bentley Hotel, Lincoln, LN6 9NH
Website: businessshowsgroup.co.uk/Lincoln/
Brief: The event is targeted at the those in the Construction, Property Business, Investment, Finance, Professional Services and related B2B sectors. Paying attendees also have a ‘Network Lunch’.

May 2022

Event: Business Vision Live
Date: 11 May 2022
Location: Kent Event Centre, Detling, ME14 3JF
Website: www.businessvisionlive.com
Brief: Now in its fifteenth year, This event advertises itself as the South East’s premier business showcase, bringing together over 3,000 visitors and 200 exhibitors every year, with the aim of creating new customer, supplier and partner relationships to make your business even better.

Event: Anglia Business Exhibition
Date: 11 May 2022
Location: Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH
Website: angliabusinessexhibition.com
Brief: The event was founded 26 years ago as the ISSBA Trade Fair. It is a B2B exhibition to showcase local businesses, innovation, entrepreneurs and be a platform to sell, trade and grow the local business community.

October 2022

Event: The Welsh Business Show – Swansea
Date: 4 October 2022
Location: Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales, SA1 2FA
Website: www.twbs.wales
Brief: This will be the 25th Welsh Business Show. You can expect 90 exhibitors, 700 visitors and a line-up of informative seminars through the day.

November 2022

Event: Sales Innovation Expo 2022
Date: 22-23 November 2022
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London, E16 1XL
Website: www.salesinnovationexpo.co.uk
Brief: “Welcome to Europe’s leading sales event, the only show of its kind to provide thousands of the most proactive sales professionals, with the tips, tricks and techniques they need to transform themselves, and their companies, into the biggest names within the world of sales.”

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