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Bridgwater Braces for First Business Expo

Thursday 1st June, 2023

The anticipation is palpable as Bridgwater readies itself for a ground-breaking event that will promote its vibrant business landscape.

The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Bridgwater Town Council, proudly presents the inaugural Bridgwater Business Expo, an extraordinary celebration showcasing the very best of business in and around Bridgwater!

This momentous occasion is set to take place on June 9th, 2023, at Bridgwater Town Hall, marking a significant milestone in the Town’s journey towards becoming Somerset’s undisputed business growth capital. The excitement is building as Bridgwater & Taunton College, the region’s premier educational institution, steps up as the headline sponsor, dedicating its support to the local business community’s unrivalled growth and development.

The Bridgwater Business Expo promises an unparalleled platform for businesses of all sizes to connect with the vibrant local business community, elevating brand awareness and forging invaluable connections with industry peers. It’s not just an event for established businesses; the Expo warmly welcomes members of the public who are keen to explore and learn more about the thriving local business landscape.

The Bridgwater Business Expo will burst into action with a Breakfast Networking event featuring the Bridgwater & West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger. This will be followed by an array of exhibition spaces, a dedicated networking and breakout room for forging connections, two main stage panel discussions featuring esteemed industry experts, and an astounding line-up of four seminar sessions designed to equip businesses with the knowledge and skills to thrive.

Panel discussion members include –

Ian Liddell-Grainger – MP for Bridgwater & West Somerset

Paul Lowndes – This is Gravity

Paul Moore – Town Deal Board & Qss IT Solutions

Ros Wyke – Somerset Council

David Hynd – Heart of the South West Growth Hub

Nick Porter – Barclays Bank

Paul Smith – Paul Smith Associates

Steve Leahy – Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce/Purple Tree Communications

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