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What will you find at NBE19?

The Northern Business Exhibition returns to Manchester Central for its fourth year on the 12th & 13th of March 2019. Each year for the event sees a new addition to the already stacked show features, available at no cost to all our delegates.
So, what can you expect to see at NBE19?
1-2-1 Expert Appointments

Finding the right business advice for you and your business can be time consuming and sometimes costly. The Northern Business Exhibition can match you with an industry expert to receive personalized business advice on the following topics:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Trademarks & IP
  • Finance
  • Legal issues

These appointments don’t along with all our features are 100% free and are usually fully booked before the day of the show. Book your spot today.
Budding entrepreneurs will once again have the opportunity to win £5,000 and a massive range of key services to start their dream business. The £5k pitch will allow delegates pitch their new and unique business idea in front of our panel of expert judges, not only for the cash prize but for invaluable feedback from business professionals who have excelled in their industry.

At NBE19 you’ll find a seminar programme that covers all the hot topics affecting all start-ups and SMEs in the UK today such as small business funding, growth opportunities and grasping success in this digital age.
The more intimate and classroom style workshop sessions are more detailed then the seminars and delegate participation is regularly encouraged, to ensure our attendees leave with no unanswered questions. These workshops cover 3 main topics: Secrets of selling, Digital & Social and Funding.

Google Digital Garage
The largest business expo in the North will once again be partnering with Google Digital Garage from Google. These ever-popular sessions are a digital skills training platform to assist you in growing your business, career and confidence online.
Six sessions will run over the two days of the show, on a variety of topics:
  • Social Media Strategy  
  • Introduction to Digital Advertising 
  • Know your Business with Data
  • Stay Safe Online in 2018
  • Get Your Business Visible on Google
  • Build Your Brand Online
So, come prepared to learn and ask questions!

Business networking is a fantastic marketing tool for start-ups, small, medium and large businesses alike. Whether it’s for building your contact list, identifying referral partners or sourcing and getting introductions to specific potential clients, networking is the key.
Come along and get yourself involved in our facilitated networking area, you wont find another opportunity like it anywhere else!

Business Clinics
Small business owners the world over know how important it is to keep costs down. Cutting your overheads and running costs are a fantastic way to compliment your business sales and give you that bit of financial peace of mind. Speak to the consultants at our Cost Saving Clinic this March to see how much you could be saving your business.
If you’ve got pressing questions on how to get your dream business started or how to grow your newly formed venture, come along to our Small Business Clinic. Sit down with someone who’s been there and done it, as we’ll have individuals experienced in your field waiting for you to pick their brain.
Funding is usually the most crucial and sometimes most complicated first step for a new or small business. Our Funding Zone will help connect you with the right people to discover the appropriate type of funding for your venture. This combined with the plethora of seminars, workshops and support networks at the event are guaranteed to help you unlock the funding you need in 2019.

NBE19 will be jam packed with features once again this year, all designed to help you start your dream business and develop the skills to elevate your current company. The first steps to realising your business goals this year will be taken at the Northern Business Exhibition, don’t miss out on this fantastic event and register for your free ticket today!
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