Supported by Headline Sponsors:

business expo

The Kassam Stadium

Grenoble Road

Oxford OX4 4XP

10am - 3:45pm

Headline Sponsors

Main Partners & Associate Partners:

THIS EXPO IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Get Connected

The Get Connected Business Expo Oxford is an event that brings many business people from the region together for a day of contact-making, opportunity and inspiration.

Hosted at the easily accessible Kassam Stadium with it’s nearby bus connections with Oxford City Centre, and 2000 free car-parking spaces on site (please car share or travel responsibly), the expo is one of the largest free events of it’s type in the region, bringing hundreds of business people from large, medium and small businesses (and pre-start-ups) together from a 60 mile radius from Oxford, including those from Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire.

 

The Expo has a comprehensive content programme. Business expert Seminars provide insight and ideas to help businesses at different stages of growth. Scheduled networking events for particular sectors help make the networking as useful as possible. In fact, the complete event is a networking opportunity, with attendees wearing delegate passes including their business sector information, aiding useful contact-making.

 

Attendee tickets are free and available to book prior to the expo HERE. Seats at all the business expert Seminars and at the networking events are also all free (except breakfast networking) and available to pre-book. Businesses that want to raise their profile in the region can become exhibitors. The expo is supported by a wide selection of Associate Partners from the region.

 

Probably the biggest free business content programme in the region

1 day, 25+ Speakers, 14 Sector Networking events, Ask the Expert sessions

Brilliant Seminars

A comprehensive Seminar programme hosted by recognised business leaders and experts in their fields takes place at this regional business expo in Oxford.

 

Subjects covered include developing skills essential for running a business, updating information on rapidly moving areas of business, such as Linkedin, or being inspired by the business story of an entrepreneur who had succeeded. Places are limited and available to pre-book for no cost by registering HERE.

"It’s a fantastic opportunity to meet people face to face, engage with people, and find out more about their business."

Sian Swift, Business Development manager for the Business Exchange

 

 

Networking

Attendees of the Oxford expo are given lanyard passes that display their business name and sector to help people networking effectively across the whole event. Alongside this, a full programme of 14 sector-specific networking events, a Breakfast Networking event, 2 open Speed Networking events, and a relaxed Networking Drinks event has been organised to help visitors make new connections that are useful. Register for your place at them HERE.

Ask The Expert

An exciting new feature for the 2020 Expo is the 'Ask The Expert' area.

 

'Ask the Expert' is a dedicated area within the Expo where Visitors can sit down with experts from many different areas of business expertise for a free one-to-one 15 minute consultation.

 

It will let business people explore new ideas and avenues in running their businesses and give them valuable take-away advice and ideas on a wide range of business topics, including (but not limited to): Marketing; Technology; Finance; Personal Development; Business Development & Management Consultancy

What they say

"First of well done on an excellent event, you definitely could not tell that was the first time you had run the event in that location.

 

Overall really happy and hope to attend again in the future."

Duncan Reeves – Head of Corporate Pensions

PES Financial Services

"Lovely to meet you yesterday, we had a really good time at the expo, coming up form South Wales was a good idea to meet and connect with some businesses in Bristol."

Claire Bowen

Director

Career Recriutment

 

 

"Thanks for having us we had a great day at the Bristol expo.

 

It was a lot busier than I originally thought and there was a huge amount of footfall throughout the day which was great. Also, the location was good too as it is central in Bristol and had plenty of parking etc nearby."

Rose Adderley

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Business West

"Great Exhibition here today, really busy, lots of quality customers, so a really good day actually, just long enough, so will definitely come back again"

Julie Cooper, Skydive Netheravon, Wiltshire

"It was a very well organised event; the constant flow of new people to talk to was brilliant. "

Maxine Moustrides

Corporate Fundraiser

 

Get Connected Swindon & Wiltshire brings hundreds of business people together from the region.

Raise the profile of your business, listen and show people what you can do to help them.

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