Introbiz will be launching a brand new business exhibition in association with the Dragons.
Coming to Rodney Parade Stadium on Thursday, 19th September, from 8:30am until 4pm. Filled with over 50 exhibitors from a wide range of industries, 9 keynote speakers and over 500 businesses expected to visit, this is an incredible opportunity to showcase your business to a wider audience across South East Wales. If you’re an entrepreneur, aspiring business owner, consultant, coach, marketing professional, author or more, then this is a must attend event for you.
Introbiz Expo at the Dragons will be opened with a sold out Networking Breakfast sponsored by Intellectual Property Office. During the event there will be a live Q&A with special guest speaker, Co-Founder of Just Eat and Chairman of Dragons Rugby, David Buttress. The breakfast will commence at 8:15am and then doors will open to the general public at 10am.
Now celebrating our 10th year in business, we decided to bring to you even more opportunities to showcase your brand. This will be our 8th consecutive year of hosting what is now one of the UK’s largest business events. We’ve worked with Lord Alan Sugar, Grant Cardone, Hilary Devey CBE, Baroness Michelle Mone OBE, Sharon Lecher, Suggs from Madness and many more. We’ve also worked with thousands of exhibitors, hosted a number of seminars and feel proud to have generated millions of pounds’ worth of business through our events and exhibitions. You can see our previous Expo by clicking on the video above.
Exhibitors will receive a 6ft table, chairs, a plain tablecloth and are able to bring 3 pop up banners and promotional material. You can also choose to have a space only area. You’ll be able to connect with potential clients, meet other exhibitors and learn from the speakers and seminars. See the latest Floor plan.
David was, until March 2017, Chief Executive Officer of Just Eat, before subsequently taking up the role of Non-Executive Director with the company. David joined Just Eat in March 2006 to start its UK business, following a successful career with Coca-Cola.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law and Business from Middlesex University Business School and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Entrepreneurship.
In 2014, David was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the Investor Allstars Awards, and he was listed as one of the London Evening Standard’s top 1,000 influential people. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, he was named as one of Britain’s most influential people in the Debrett’s 500.
David is a partner at 83North – a global venture capital firm with offices in Israel and London. He is also Chairman of the The Dragons, Newport and has big plans to take the Club to the highest level.
David will be the headline keynote speaker at the Introbiz Expo at The Dragons and will be speaking during the networking breakfast where IPO will be the event sponsor. Book your tickets.
Tracey is the Founder and Managing Director of Introbiz, Wales’ leading professional business network. She is truly dedicated to working with and helping businesses to reach their true potential when it comes to maximising their networks, offering training sessions and workshops to educate and empower and delivers keynote speeches to encourage and inspire her audience. Tracey has worked with Lord Alan Sugar, Grant Cardone, Sharon Lechter, John Lee, Hilary Devey CBE, Michelle Mone OBE and many more. Book Your FREE tickets.
Jordan Daykin, 23, is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of identifying business opportunities and capitalising on them since the age of 12. As founder and CEO of GripIt, Jordan runs a £20m business exporting to 34 countries.
In 2017, he grew staff from 5 to 47 and increased revenues by 350%. In doing so, Jordan has secured partnerships with over 5,000 UK stores (Wickes, Screwfix, Currys, Maplin, B&Q, Homebase and Argos) and 15,000 stores across Australia, New Zealand and USA. This makes him one of the most successful Dragons’ Den entrepreneurs in history, following his appearance at 18 when he secured £80,000 from Deborah Meaden. Book Your FREE tickets.
Sabrina Stocker, was a candidate on BBC One’s Apprentice in 2018 and reached the semi-final with Sir Alan Sugar giving her a very positive send off.
Despite her young age Sabrina already has already had a very successful career prior to her TV fame. At the age of just 14 she set up a business selling retro sweets as part of a Young Enterprise Scheme, then three years ago while completing an MBA at Edinburgh’s Herriot- Watt University, the London-born tennis player launched her own company, called My Tennis Events after spotting a gap in the market.Book Your FREE tickets.
High Calibre Collective was founded by Ireland’s renowned tennis pro, James Cluskey, now an executive coach who has spent a lifetime delivering high performance. His achievements on the court saw him represent Ireland in the Davis Cup from 2006 – 2015. As a tennis pro, James won 15 professional titles and was ranked 145 in the world. James’ most notable tennis pupil is Sir Richard Branson. Book Your FREE tickets.
Hannah Kathleen Hawkshaw is a recognised multi-award winning blogger, singer/songwriter and founder of Branding Marketing Results. As an entrepreneur, she has travelled internationally to conduct workshops in countries such as the United States of America and Germany, on the topics of next-generation branding, marketing and business development. She consults relevant marketing strategies to her clients who reside across North America, Europe and Africa; whom she works with to develop businesses of impact, brands that sell and marketing strategies that convert. Book Your FREE tickets.
Paul Smolinski is the Operations Director of Introbiz, Wales’ leading professional business network and the founder of Wales’ National Business Expo.
Since joining the network back in 2010, Paul’s vision and determination has been invaluable to the business as he’s implemented strategies to attract larger corporate companies to understand and embrace the power of networking.
Paul was the first to bring a Dragon from the Den and The Apprentice winners to Wales to speak at an event and has since followed this by introducing Lord Alan Sugar, Grant Cardone and Sharon Lechter to the Welsh capital and is working with Sir Richard Branson this year on events together. Book Your FREE tickets.
Alison Edgar, MD of Sales Coaching Solutions specialises in teaching start-up, micro and owner managed businesses as well as sales techniques, based on the skills she gained as a top performer for some of the world’s largest blue chip companies.
For several years, she has been working with several of the UK’s most predominant young entrepreneurs including Jordan Daykin and his team at Gripit Fixings. She has enjoyed watching them and their businesses go from strength to strength. She has been voted one of the UK’s top ten business advisers by an esteemed judging panel, winner of GB Entrepreneur of the Year, and even won a special merit award for her services.
Alison Edgar will be doing a Q & A with fellow key note speaker, Jordan Daykin. Book Your FREE tickets.
Most notable for his rugby coaching successes with the Ospreys,Scarlets, Gloucester, Bristol and the Wales National Team, Sean Holley now resides as television rugby analyst for BBC Wales Scrum V.
Sean broadcasts in studio and outside broadcasts, providing commentary and match analysis in-game and pre/post-match. He has also worked for BT Sport, Sky Sports, TalkSport and S4C. Sean will be the compere for the Introbiz Expo. Book Your FREE tickets.
Why you must attend this event:
You can see the highlights of Introbiz Expo at the Scarlets .