Showcase your company and form new connections at next week’s Business Fair

The countdown is on for Huntingdonshire Business Fair taking place at Burgess Hall, St Ives on Wednesday 3 April.

It is a sell out event with 70 stands booked for this one-day event that showcases companies from across Huntingdonshire and beyond. Additionally, more than 400 people are expected to attend to form new business connections and take advantage of free speed networking sessions.

Stella Cockerill, Chief Operating Officer at Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “The Huntingdonshire Business Fair is a popular event amongst local businesses.  Bookings are coming in fast and we already have a diverse range of amazing businesses planning to attend. 

“Individuals find it invaluable to attend these events as it provides an excellent opportunity to connect to new people, and catch up with existing Chamber and FSB members. We are looking forward to what is set to be a vibrant and very productive day for our local business community.”

Ahead of the official opening the Hunts Post will be launching the 2019 Hunts Post Business Awards at a special breakfast event offering a great opportunity to meet the sponsors and learn more about the entry process. If you are interested in the business awards, and would like to learn more about the entry process, then please register to attend by calling 01438 866055. 

Exhibition space is now sold out!

This annual business networking event is organised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce in partnership with the Federation of Small Business.


Local companies to focus on growth at Huntingdonshire Business Fair

Huntingdonshire Business Fair makes a move this year from Wood Green Animal Shelter to the Burgess Hall, St Ives on Wednesday 3 April 2019.   

The Burgess Hall has the limited space but hopefully this will generate quality as opposed to quantity. We have a maximum of a 100 spaces available for Businesses to showcase their goods and services. Hopefully, as in the past we continue to generate in excess of 500 visitors who, all get free entry.

With the new venue which, we hope this will put a new slant on the Fair and generate new businesses, bringing a good vibe.

The event is put together by the Federation of Small Businesses and the Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Alconbury Weald.

Why should you exhibit or even attend?:

  • · Promote your business – get that exposure

  • · Access the expertise of others

  • · Demonstrate your USP

  • · Network free – meet new contacts


Event programme announced for Huntingdonshire Business Fair

An inspiring programme of guest speakers has been announced for Huntingdonshire's biggest B2B networking event which returns to Wood Green Animal Shelter in April.

Highlights will include expert advice on how to build a strong brand and an award-winning business through growth and acquisition with Tony Larkins of Beacon Wealth Management and Jeffrey Mills Solicitors. Business owners and directors will also discover how to connect with target markets overseas as UKTI offer advice on how to take first steps towards identifying potential for business growth abroad.

Sponsored by Alconbury Weald, the event showcases over 110 local companies each year and will also include two free speed networking sessions to facilitate connections between some of the 550 visitors expected to attend.

Tim Leathes, Development Director of Urban&Civic, the owners and developers of Alconbury Weald said:
"This is an exciting time for the Huntingdonshire economy, with real opportunities for growth and collaboration across the rich diversity of innovative local companies. With at least three new companies arriving at Alconbury Enterprise Campus over the course of the next 12 months, and a £10m skills centre for local manufacturing and engineering companies, we are working with partners to play our part in ensuring Huntingdonshire is one of the best places in the country to do business.

“With new homes being built at Alconbury Weald and the successful launch of the EDGE jobs and skills partnership, we also know we can make a real difference in working with businesses to enhance and develop the local skilled workforce of the future.”

The annual event is organised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses.

To see the last few remaining stand locations, please click here.


Countdown on to Huntingdonshire Business Fair 2016

Businesses are preparing to show off what they’ve got at the annual Huntingdonshire Business Fair on Thursday 21 April.

Over 120 companies will return once again to the main arena at Wood Green Animal Shelter to showcase their products and services and lay the foundations for new business opportunities in 2016.

For the exhibition’s 550 visitors, the free all-day event also offers two speed networking sessions, expert advice on how to take your first steps to trading overseas and an informative look at how businesses can save money off their energy bill.

Award-winning businessman Tony Larkins, owner of Beacon Wealth Management and Jeffrey Mills Solicitors, will also be inspiring future business success with a presentation on how to build a strong brand and an award-winning business through growth and acquisition.

Sponsored by Alconbury Weald, the Huntingdonshire Business Fair is organised by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses. The event is free to visit and exhibition stands are still available – find out more here.