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Inspirations/33sme_live.jpgSME Live partner with the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

SME Live partner with the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Taking place at the NEC on the 16th & 17th October, the 2-day exhibition and conference will welcome over 5,000 established, ambitious and growing small business owners and operators to meet with 200 international, national and regional specialist exhibitors.

Supporting business growth

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, said: “We are delighted to be supporting SME Live. This is a fantastic national event and it is great for the region that it is taking place right on our doorstep at the NEC.

“We have an incredible range of innovative, forward-thinking small and medium sized businesses in the Greater Birmingham region – from start-ups to established companies.

“In many respects, SMEs are the lifeblood of the economy and events like SME Live provide a real opportunity for these businesses to come together, forge new relationships and find inspiration to help them flourish

Providing a platform for SMEs to grow

Through extensive research post SME Live 2017 with visitors, exhibitors, sponsors and partners SME Live has created three brand new sectors to best reflect the needs of the SME community: SME Marketing, SME Business and SME IT & Tech

James Ashwood, Managing Director, SME Live, said: “The launch of SME Live last year was a huge success and the response the show received form the market has been excellent. It’s important however that we continue to develop our offering, and partnering with the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce and the NEC really helps us to achieve this.”

“These three new zones will best meet the SME Live community’s needs, by offering access to crucial business services that will sustain business growth, marketing agencies that will help them win new customers and IT & Tech providers that will optimise their businesses.”

In addition to the three new zones, the hugely successful key note and ‘hands on’ theatres will return, hosting 150 experts giving crucial advice to small business owners from across the region.

The SME LIVE experts include; PWC, KPMG, Microsoft, Biz Britain, BGF, Aston University, Birmingham City University, DMA, ThinCats, Royal Mail, Yell Business, Cisco, Oracle netsuite, DIT, Clockwork IT, Rack Space, Salpo Technologies, Growth Street and Capita.