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Reminder: Oswestry Business Expo – Thursday, 11th Oct at Lion Quays


October 10, 2012 by oswestrychamberoftrade

Oswestry Business Expo – (Free exhibition & seminar entry only)
Back by popular demand – get ready for a full day Expo event at Lion Quays.

Shropshire Chamber Expo’s provide an ideal opportunity to learn more about the diverse and exciting range of businesses and individuals that are active in the business community. The aim of the event is simple – to provide inspirational speakers, to network, collaborate, learn and promote businesses of all sizes. (See below a list of exhibitors currently booked. Check back at regular intervals as the list is updated daily)

Lion Quays Resort, Moreton, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 3EN
Thursday October 11th 2012 from 08.30 – 15.00

Registration from 08.30am
08.45 Networking Breakfast Meeting £10.00 plus VAT (Members) £15.00 plus VAT (Non-Members) (Conservatory)

SPEAKER: ‘Midland Entrepreneur of the Year’ – John Donnelly

John Donnelley is an entrepreneur and innovator. John, after a professional football career with Norwich City and Aston Villa, held senior positions in the Food Industry, H J Heinz and H P Foods, before moving into the Travel Industry. If you want to hear a fascinating story of a true Entrepreneur from Business to Sport with lots of funny emotional and quirky stories on the way then make sure you book for this breakfast event.

10.15 – 15.00 Business Expo Opens (Lion Suite) FREE TO ATTEND

10.30 – 11.15 Seminar 1: Jools Payne – The Jools Payne Partnership :

Jools Payne MCIPR, founder of boutique Media and Corporate Communications Consultancy, The Jools Payne Partnership, hosts a 45 minute highly interactive romp around ‘Reputation’ and reveals 5 top tips on how you can enhance and protect yours. If you’re not prepared to fully participate, argue, debate and discuss…this probably isn’t the workshop for you! (FREE TO ATTEND)
11.30 – 12.15 Seminar 2: Jan Minihane – The Net Advantage :
‘Latest trends in social media’ – Jan will explore how social media is evolving, the new social networking sites and what it means for your business. There will also be an introduction to how you can ‘do less, better’ on social media. (FREE TO ATTEND)

12.30 Networking Lunch £15.00 plus VAT (Members) £18.00 plus VAT (Non-Members) (Conservatory)

Roast Chicken Breast served with mashed potato, seasonal vegetables and red wine jus
Vegetarian option available on the day
Vanilla Cheesecake

13.30 – 14.15 Seminar 3: Chris Page – Page Communication Ltd :

‘Public Speaking’ Chris Page BSc MLPI, of Page Communication, specialises in Communication and Presentation Skills, and also delivers Microsoft Office Training and Development. To many people public speaking can be a terrifying experience, and yet to succeed in business we need to present ourselves in a professional light. In this interactive workshop you will learn some top tips not just on how to conquer those nerves but also how to create a dynamic and business-winning performance.

15.00 Business Exhibition Closes

Confirmed Exhibitors: Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Shropshire Business Academy, Shropshire International Trade, Global Freight, ABC HR Ltd, Hatchers, Turner Peachey, Natural Welsh Water, Chrisbeon, PCB Solicitors, Arthurs of Oswestry, Dyke Yaxley, Don’t Dream it Drive It, Bespoke Computing, Hunter Bevan Ltd, St. James’s Place Wealth Management, University of Wolverhampton, Henshalls, The Jools Payne Partnership, Lanyon Bowdler, Micro Plus Computers Ltd, Midlands Technical (UK) Ltd, Jolly Good Van Hire, Whittingham Riddell, Building Trust in Safety, Exhibition & Presentation Solutions Ltd, Lion Quays, Auditel, Walker Smith Way, WPG Print Ltd, Furrows Group, Hawkstone Park Hotel, Fire Safe International Ltd, Clear Design Consultancy, Vital Support Consultancy Ltd, Morris Cook, SBM Digital Systems Ltd, Shires Fire & Safety Ltd, Kyoti Graphics, Pure Communications


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