Apr 2019

MENTA Business Show 2019 Programme Announced

Businesses from across the region will be exhibiting at the MENT Business Show which takes place on Tuesday 1st October at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds.
For the 11th consecutive year local solicitors, Atkins Thomson, who are a MENTA Patron will sponsor the Business Show which will showcase more than 70 businesses exhibiting their services and products.

The event is free to attend and is a great place for visitors to network and meet potential suppliers and clients. Visitor numbers are expected to be in excess of 800, with a wide range of talks and seminars to attract delegates.

Rob Dellow, director of Atkins Thomson Solicitors, is based at their Nowton office and specialises in business and property matters and is renowned for his genuine interest in his clients and their business enterprises. He commented, “I’m looking forward to meeting with business owners, both exhibitors and visitors and celebrating all that is good about expanding a business.”

Emma Bridgewater, the popular classic modern pottery artist, famous for her unique and colourful designs has been invited by MENTA to speak in The Apex auditorium. Emma will talk about how she has built her well-known brand and the important business lessons she has learnt. Following Emma’s talk, the audience will be invited onto the stage, to network over refreshments.

Nick Pandolfi, MENTA’s marketing manager commented, “We are delighted to have Emma join us at the MENTA Business Show. We are particularly pleased to support the children’s charity, Break of which Emma is a Patron. We are donating £2 from every £5 ticket sold for ‘Insight with Emma Bridgewater & Networking’ to Break.

“We have extended our range of free talks and seminars at this year’s MENTA Business Show to provide delegates with business information, knowledge and inspiration. Subjects include branding, Google, trademarks and social media.”

MENTA has invited Ben Southgate, the founder of agile marketing company, HIGHBEAM, based in Cambridge to share his extensive knowledge of how brands can win the battle for attention. In his talk, the innovative and creative entrepreneur will show how brands can use insight, creativity and technology to cut through to consumers and grow their sales.

Ben will be speaking in The Apex auditorium at 2pm and tickets are free, booking is essential.

The MENTA Business Show will launch the ten-day West Suffolk Business Festival and is sponsored by Atkins Thomson and supported by Invest in Suffolk. The event is free to attend, visitor, talk and seminar tickets can be booked now via MENTA’s website, visitor tickets can be registered for here.

Ben Southgate at MENTA Business Show 2019
Ben Southgate at the MENTA Business Show 2019
Emma Bridgewater at MENTA Business Show 2019
Emma Bridgewater CBE at MENTA Business Show 2019
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